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Lux Interior


Vocalist and founding person in the horror punk rock-band The Cramps whose live shows were filled with bizarre antics. He select his name after a vintage car industrial that he noticed. He voiced the heroes of a parrot rock group known as Bird Brains within the children’s display SpongeBob SquarePants. He was created Erick Lee Purkisher in Akron, Ohio. One of is own bandmates within the Cramps was his wife, Poison Ivy. He was briefly bandmates with Sean Yseult in 2006.

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Full Name Lux Interior
Date Of Birth October 21, 1946
Died February 4, 2009, Glendale, California, United States
Place Of Birth Stow, OH
Profession Punk Singer
Nationality American
Spouse Poison Ivy
Music Groups The Cramps
Star Sign Libra

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1Took his stage name from a car advert (a truncation of "luxurious interior").
2Does not consider The Cramps to be a psychobilly band, even though they are often considered to be one of the first in the genre.
3Lead singer for the Punk Rock band The Cramps



The Social Network2010writer: "Like A Bad Girl Should"
Tony Hawk's Proving Ground2007Video Game writer: "Garbage Man"
Punk's Not Dead2007Documentary writer: "The Most Exalted Potentate of Love"
The Lather Effect2006writer: "T.V. Set" - as E.L. Purkhiser
The Matador2005writer: "Garbageman" 1980 - as Interior
SpongeBob SquarePants2002TV Series performer - 1 episode
Big Monster on Campus2000writer: "Cramp Stomp"
Foxfire1996writer: "Let's Get F***** Up" - as Interior
The Boys Next Door1985writer: "I Ain't Nuthin' But A Gorehound", "The Most Exalted Potentate Of Love"
The Return of the Living Dead1985writer: "Surfin' Dead"
The Cramps: Live at Napa State Mental Hospital1981Video documentary short writer: "Mystery Plane", "What's Behind the Mask", "Human Fly", "TV Set"



Los campeones de la lucha libre2008Rayo X
SpongeBob SquarePants2002TV SeriesBird Brains Lead Singer
Beverly Hills, 902101995TV SeriesThe Cramps
The Cramps/Creature from the Black Leather Lagoon1990Short
The Foreigner1978Punk Thug (as The Cramps)



The Cramps: Live at Napa State Mental Hospital1981Video documentary shortHimself
Urgh! A Music War1981DocumentaryHimself - Cramps

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