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drummer for KISS
Brooklyn, New York.
George Peter John Criscuola (born December 20, 1945), better known as Peter Criss, is an American musician and actor, best known as the co-founder, original drummer, and occasional vocalist of the hard rock band Kiss. Criss established the "Catman" character for his Kiss persona.
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George Peter John Criscuola
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George Peter John Criscuola (born December 20, 1945), better known as Peter Criss, is an American musician and actor, best known as the co-founder, original drummer, and occasional vocalist of hard rock band Kiss. Criss established the "Catman" character for his Kiss persona.
Of Italian and Irish descent, Criss is the oldest of the five children of Joseph and Loretta Criscuola; his father's family came from Scafati, Salerno, south-Italy. He grew up in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn, New York. He was a childhood friend of Jerry Nolan, who would later find success as the drummer for the New York Dolls.
He was an avid art student and a jazz aficionado. While playing with bandleader Joey Greco, Criss ended up studying under his idol, Gene Krupa, at the Metropole Club in New York. This blossomed into an active musical career as he went on to play jazz and rock with a number of bands in New York and New Jersey throughout the 1960s
Jenilee Criss (daughter)
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Musician and actor
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Hard rock, Heavy Metal, Jazz
Drums, Percussion, Vocals
Kiss, Wicked Lester, Chelsea
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Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling)
Main Event Talent Agency, International Talent Booking
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heavy metal, jazz
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Married||Gigi Criss and Peter Criss
have been married since 3rd May 1998. |||
Gigi Criss and Peter Criss have been married for 18 years. They were dating for 1 year after getting together in 1997 and were married on 3rd May 1998.
Peter Criss was previously married to Debra Jensen (1978 - 1991) and Lydia Di Leonardo (1967 - 1979).
He has also been in relationships with Gayle O'Connor (1977), Connie Hamzy and Lynn.
Peter Criss has a daughter named Jenilee, age 35.
Peter Criss is a 70 year old American Drummer. Born George Peter John Criscuola on 20th December, 1945 in Brooklyn, New York. , he is famous for drummer for KISS in a career that spans 1964–present. His zodiac sign is Sagittarius.
Peter Criss is a member of the following lists:
Musicians from Brooklyn,
Singers from New Jersey and
People from Wall Township, New Jersey.
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