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Ozzy Osbourne Biography

Birth Name:
John Michael Osbourne
Birth Place:
Birmingham, England
Singer, reality show star, actor

Fast Facts

  • Has been called "The Godfather of Heavy Metal" for helping to create the music genre with the band Black Sabbath
  • Bit the head off of a bat (he thought it was rubber) during a performance in Des Moines, IA, and was subsequently hospitalized and given a series of rabies shots
  • Received a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame in April 2002
  • Has stated that his favorite band is the Beatles and his favorite album of all-time is Revolver
  • In 2010, started penning an advice column for Rolling Stone called "Dr
  • Ozzy
  • " The columns became the basis for his 2011 book Trust Me, I'm Dr
  • Ozzy: Advice from Rock's Ultimate Survivor