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Gerard Way

Biography

Founding person in the American rock-band My Chemical Love, whose 2006 album, The Black color Parade, proceeded to go platinum and presented songs such as for example “Famous Last Terms.” Frank Iero, Bob Bryar, Mikey Method, and Ray Toro performed alongside him in my own Chemical Love. He performed the part of Peter Skillet in his primary college play and pursued a profession like a comic publication article writer. He got a qualification in good arts from NY City’s College of Visible Arts. Apart from his rock and roll profession, he also published the Eisner Award-winning comic publication The Umbrella Academy. He wedded Lindsey Ann Ballato, bassist from the music group Mindless Self Indulgence, on Sept 3, 2007 plus they experienced a daughter called Bandit. He was significantly affected by Morrissey, who obtained prominence as the business lead singer from the Smiths.

Quick Facts


Full Name Gerard Way
Date Of Birth April 9, 1977
Place Of Birth Summit, NJ
Height 1.75 m
Profession Rock Singer
Education School of Visual Arts, Belleville High School, No Shows, Action Cat, Drugstore Perfume
Nationality American
Spouse Lyn-Z
Children Bandit Lee Way
Parents Donald Way, Donna Lee Way, No Shows, Action Cat, Drugstore Perfume
Siblings Mikey Way
Awards Kerrang! Tweeter of the Year Award, NME Award for Hero of the Year, Kerrang! Hero of the Year Award, No Shows, Action Cat, Drugstore Perfume
Music Groups My Chemical Romance
Nominations Kerrang! Award for Best Album, Kerrang! Award for Best Video, NME Award for Villain of the Year, NME Award for Hottest Man, Kerrang! Hottest Male Award, NME Award for Worst Dressed, Kerrang! Award for Best Fanbase, Kerrang! Award for Best Comic Book, NME Award for Best Dressed, Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing For A Children's Series, Shorty Award for Best in Art, No Shows, Action Cat, Drugstore Perfume
Star Sign Aries

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#Fact
1Welcomed daughter Bandit Lee Way on May 27th 2009.
2Announced that he and his wife, Lindsey, are expecting their first child in Summer 2009. [November 24, 2008].
3Is afraid of needles.
4Friends with Brandon Flowers ever since they met in early 2007.
5Released his own comic book series entitled 'The Umbrella Academy' on September 19, 2007 through Dark Horse Comics.
6When he was in the 4th grade, he was the only boy to try out for his school's production of Peter Pan and he got the role.
7Good friends with Green Day frontman, Billie Joe Armstrong, Fall Out Boy's Pete Wentz and James Euringer.
8His first-ever concert was a Bruce Springsteen concert, which he attended with his mother.
9He and his brother, Mikey Way, are maternal second cousins of Joe Rogan, host of the NBC game/stunt show, Fear Factor (2001).
10Gerard is 1/2 Italian (mother's side), and also 1/2 Scottish (father's side).
11He originally wanted to be a comic book artist. He pitched a cartoon series called "The Breakfast Monkey" to the Cartoon Network, but gave up on art and helped form My Chemical Romance after 9/11 because it made him realize he had to do something with his life.
12He drew the cover of My Chemical Romance's first and second album, "I Brought You My Bullets, You Brought Me Your Love" and "Three Cheers for Sweet Revenge".
13Singer with My Chemical Romance.
14Older brother of Mikey Way.


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Voice2016TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Guitar Hero Live2015Video Game performer: "No Shows" / writer: "No Shows", "Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na"
Tusk2014performer: "O Waly, Waly" / producer: "O Waly, Waly"
The Vampire DiariesTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2013 writer - 1 episode, 2013
The Man with the Iron Fists2012performer: "Hell Hath No Fury" / writer: "Hell Hath No Fury"
Premium Rush2012writer: "Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na"
American Reunion2012writer: "Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na"
Glee: The 3D Concert Movie2011Documentary writer: "Sing"
Transformers: Dark of the Moon2011writer: "The Only Hopes for Me Is You"
Glee2011TV Series writer - 1 episode
Conan2011TV Series writer - 1 episode
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2010TV Series writer - 1 episode
Saints Row 22008Video Game writer: "Teenagers"
Never Back Down2008writer: "Teenagers" - as Gerard Arthur Way
Punk's Not Dead2007Documentary writer: "I'm Not Okay I Promise"
Guitar Hero II2006Video Game writer: "DEAD!"
Need for Speed: Underground - Rivals2005Video Game writer: "Thank You For The Venom"
House of Wax2005writer: "I Never Told You What I Do For A Living", "Helena"
Burnout 3: Takedown2004Video Game writer: "I'm Not Okay I Promise"

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
My Chemical Romance: May Death Never Stop You2014Video
The Aquabats! Super Show!2013TV Series 1 episode

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Deadmau5 Ft. Gerard Way: Professional Griefers2011Video short
X-Mess Detritus2008ShortNarrator

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Aquabats! Super Show!2013TV Series 1 episode

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
NC Comicon: The Movie2016/IDocumentary shortHimself
Lennon or McCartney2014Documentary shortHimself
Conan2011-2014TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest / Himself - My Chemical Romance
Inside Prison Pit2014Documentary shortHimself - musician, comic book artist
Duran Duran: Unstaged2014Video documentaryHimself
I Heart Radio Music Festival2012TV Special documentaryHimself - Performer
Spoilers with Kevin Smith2012TV SeriesHimself
Yo Gabba Gabba!2011TV SeriesHimself - My Chemical Romance
Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope2011DocumentaryHimself
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon2011TV SeriesHimself - My Chemical Romance
Boombox All Access with My Chemical Romance2011TV MovieHimself
A Different Spin with Mark Hoppus2010TV SeriesHimself - My Chemical Romance
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2010TV SeriesHimself - My Chemical Romance
The Phenomenon: The Comic That Changed Comics2009Video documentary shortHimself
Scream Awards 20082008TV Movie documentaryHimself
My Chemical Romance: The Black Parade Is Dead!2008VideoHimself
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross2007TV SeriesHimself - My Chemical Romance
Punk's Not Dead2007DocumentaryHimself - My Chemical Romance
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2007TV SeriesHimself - My Chemical Romance

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Replacement Gods2012Video documentaryHimself - Musician, Comic Book Writer
Video on Trial2005-2006TV SeriesHimself - My Chemical Romance
My Chemical Romance: The Midnight Curfew2006DocumentaryHimself

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2014Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Writing in a Children's SeriesThe Aquabats! Super Show! (2012)· Jason deVilliers (head writer)
· Christian Jacobs (head writer)
2006Chainsaw AwardFangoria Chainsaw AwardsPrince of Darkness


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#Quote
1What I Like about The Sims is that I don't have a normal life at all, so I play this game where these people have these really boring, mundane lives. It's fun. My Sims family is called the Cholly family. I don't know why I picked that name; it's kind of random. The teenage daughter is my favorite, because I just had her go through this Goth phase. She's really kind of nerdy and she just became a concert violinist, which is pretty huge for the family. And she got into private school. But she started wearing black lipstick and she dyed her hair purple. It's pretty huge.
2When we first started out I had a really big issue and a lot of my loved ones had a really big issue with the fact that I was totally in pain up there and there was a time when I tried to hurt myself off stage, but I got over that. Like, you should never want to hurt yourself. You should love yourself. Sometimes you have to kind of die inside in order to rise from your own ashes and believe in yourself and love yourself and become a new person and I think that that is going to be a lot of what the next record is about, not to plug it or anything. Like, it's going to talk about dying and coming back to become what you totally want to become. We are all becoming what we want to become.
3There was a moment in my life when I really wanted to kill myself. And there was one other moment when I was close to that. But even in my most jaded times, I had some hope.
4Surrounding myself with fans makes me feel like I'm not going through it alone."
5If for one minute you think you're better than a sixteen-year-old girl in a Green Day t-shirt, you are sorely mistaken. Remember the first time you went to a show and saw your favorite band. You wore their shirt, and sang every word. You didn't know anything about scene politics, haircuts, or what was cool. All you knew was that this music made you feel different from anyone you shared a locker with. Someone finally understood you. This is what music is about.
6When I was writing it, I was remembering how hard it was to be a 16-year-old in high school. I always wanted to be an artist, so I was this loner kid who just got drunk all the time. I only had one real friend. There was a girl I really liked, and she ended up taking really sleazy photographs with her boyfriend, and that really crushed me, I was just swimming in this pit of despair, jealousy and alcoholism.


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