Biography

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Gene Simmons (born Chaim Witz; August 25, 1949) is an Israeli American rock bassist, singer, songwriter, musician, actor, and businessman. Known as "The Demon," he is the bassist/vocalist of Kiss, a hard rock band he co-founded in the early 1970s. Simmons was ranked number 12 in Roadrunner's list of 50 Best Frontmen in Metal History.

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.  

Gene Simmons (born Chaim Witz; August 25, 1949) is an Israeli American rock bassist, singer, songwriter, musician, actor, and businessman. Known as "The Demon," he is the bassist/vocalist of Kiss, a hard rock band he co-founded in the early 1970s. Simmons was ranked number 12 in Roadrunner's list of 50 Best Frontmen in Metal History.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 151

Birthday 1949-08-25

Place of Birth Tirat HaCarmel - Israel

Official Site -

Also Known As

  • Gene the Demon
  • Chaim Weitz
  • Gene Klein
  • Kiss

Acting TV ShowsMovies

Jingles (8 episodes)
2019 Full Circle - Last Exit Rock'n'Roll
2018 Boy Howdy! The Story of CREEM Magazine as Himself
2017 Everything Is Terrible! Presents: The Great Satan
2017 Armed Response as Male Suspect
2016 Why Him? as Himself
2016 The Colossus of Destiny: A Melvins Tale
2016 KISS: Rocks Vegas as Vocals, Bass
2016 We Are X as Himself
2016 Angie Tribeca (1 episode) as Himself
2015 Scooby-Doo! and Kiss: Rock and Roll Mystery as Demon
2014 Scorpion (1 episode) as Gene Simmons
2014 Kiss [2014] Charlotte 40th Anniversary
2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2014 Induction Ceremony as Himself
2014 KISS Kruise IV as Himself
2013 Kiss: Japan Monster as Himself
2013 SampleThis as Narrator
2013 Kiss - Monster World Tour as Bass, Vocals
2013 Kiss [2013] Private Acustic
2013 Kiss [2013] Monster in Prague
2013 Kiss [2013] Stockholm
2013 Kiss [2013] Sydney
2012 KISS: Anhembi Arena, São Paulo as Himself - Vocals, Bass
2012 Kiss [2012] Buenos Aires Rock City
2012 Kiss - Live In Nurburgring as Himself
2012 Kiss [2012] New Orleans Live Webcast
2010 Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage as Himself
2010 Kiss: Live at Rock Am Ring as Vocals, Bass
2009 100 Most Shocking Music Moments (5 episodes)
2009 KISS: Live in Buenos Aires
2009 Extract as Joe Adler
2009 Glenn Martin, DDS (1 episode)
2009 The Fairly OddParents: Wishology as Himself (voice)
2009 I Get That a Lot (1 episode)
2009 Castle (1 episode) as Gene Simmons
2008 Detroit Metal City as Jack Il Dark
2007 Kissology: The Ultimate KISS Collection Vol. 3 (1992-2000)
2007 Dave Navarro's Spread (1 episode)
2007 Shrink Rap (1 episode) as Himself
2007 Kissology: The Ultimate KISS Collection Vol. 2 (1978-1991)
2006 Ugly Betty (1 episode)
2006 The Greg Behrendt Show (1 episode)
2006 Kiss: Satanik Kreatures - Interviews
2006 Gene Simmons Family Jewels (149 episodes) as Himself
2006 Kiss - Live In Japan - Udo Music Festival
2006 Kiss [2006] Rising Sun
2006 Look, Up in the Sky: The Amazing Story of Superman as Himself
2006 VH1 Rock Honors as Himself
2006 Kiss: VH1 Rock Honors 2006 as Vocals, Bass
2006 Heavy: The Story of Metal (4 episodes) as Himself
2006 Kiss [2006] VH1 Hanging With Gene & Paul
2006 The Henry Rollins Show (1 episode)
2006 Kissology: The Ultimate KISS Collection Vol. 1 (1974-1977) as the demon
2005 Kiss: Rock the Nation Live as Himself
2005 The Tyra Banks Show (1 episode)
2005 Rock School (11 episodes)
2005 Mind of Mencia (1 episode)
2005 Be Cool as Gene Simmons
2005 Ed's Nite In (17 episodes)
2004 KISS Loves You as Himself
2004 The Celebrity Apprentice (1 episode)
2003 Kiss [2003] VH1 Ultimate Album
2003 kiss my Ass - Classic Kiss Regrooved as Himself
2003 Anderson Cooper 360° (1 episode)
2003 The New Tom Green Show (1 episode)
2003 Kiss: Symphony as Bass, Vocals
2003 Jimmy Kimmel Live! (1 episode)
2002 American Idol (1 episode)
2002 Wish You Were Dead as Vinny
2002 KISS: Live in Las Vegas
2001 KISS - Konfidential & X-Treme Close Up as Himself
2001 Kiss: Beyond the Makeup
2001 The Fairly OddParents (1 episode)
2000 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (1 episode) as Gene Simmons
2000 At Any Cost as Dennis Berg
2000 Kiss [2000] The Last Kiss as Himself
2000 Kiss [2000] Arte TV Special
2000 Jackass (1 episode)
1999 Third Watch (3 episodes)
1999 Detroit Rock City as Kiss
1999 Where Are They Now? (1 episode)
1999 Family Guy (3 episodes)
1998 Kiss The Second Coming as Himself
1998 That '70s Show (1 episode)
1997 The View (1 episode)
1997 Kiss [1997] Toledo
1997 King of the Hill (1 episode)
1996 Kiss [1996] Prague Nite 2 Alive World Wide
1996 Kiss [1996] Prague Nite 1 Alive World Wide
1996 Kiss [1996] Irvine
1996 Kiss: MTV Unplugged
1996 E! True Hollywood Story (1 episode)
1995 Kiss [1995] Alive 1995
1994 Kiss [1994] Live Santiago de Chile
1994 Kiss: São Paulo, 1994
1993 Kiss: Konfidential as Himself - Bass
1992 Kiss [1992] The Palace '92
1992 Kiss: X-Treme Close Up as Himself
1990 Kiss [1990] Detroit 1990
1990 Red Surf as Doc
1989 Hard 'N Heavy Volume 4 as Himself
1988 The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years as Himself
1988 Kiss [1988] A Crazy Night With Kiss
1988 Kiss [1988] Tokyo
1987 Kiss [1987] A Night At The Spectrum
1987 Kiss Exposed as Himself
1987 Wanted: Dead or Alive as Malak Al Rahim
1986 Trick or Treat as Nuke
1986 Never Too Young to Die as Velvet Von Ragnar
1984 Runaway as Dr. Charles Luther
1984 Kiss - Animalize Live Uncensored
1984 Miami Vice (1 episode)
1984 Kiss [1984] Quebec '84
1983 Kiss [1983] Creatures Of The Night 20th Anniversary Media Collection
1983 Kiss [1983] Essen 1983
1983 The Hitchhiker (1 episode) as Mr. Big
1983 Kiss [1983] Madrid 1983
1983 Kiss [1983] Ao Vivo
1983 Kiss [1983] If It Is Too Loud, You Are Too Old
1982 Kiss [1982] Videos From The Elder
1981 Kiss [1981] The Elder Media Collection
1980 Kiss [1980] Sydney Australia
1980 Kiss [1980] 1980 TV Compilation
1979 Kiss [1979] The 1979 TV Collection
1979 Kiss [1979] The Return Of Kiss
1979 Kiss [1979] Landover 1979
1979 Kiss [1979] A Visual Evolution 1973 - 1979
1978 Kiss: Media Collection 1974-1978
1978 KISS Meets the Phantom of the Park as Himself
1977 Kiss [1977] The 2nd Summit
1977 Kiss: Live at The Summit
1977 Kiss [1977] Live in Tokyo
1977 Kiss: Young Music Show
1977 Kiss [1977] New York
1977 Kiss [1977] Live at Cobo Hall Detroit
1976 Kiss: TV Collection 1974-1976
1976 The Paul Lynde Halloween Special
1976 Kiss [1976] Destroys Anaheim
1976 Kiss: Live at the Houston Summit as Performer
1976 Kiss [1976] Dressed For Cobo
1976 Kiss [1976] Detroit 1976
1975 Kiss [1975] Midnight Special
1975 KISS Live: Hotter than Hell 1975
1975 Kiss [1975] Winterland Or Hell
1974 Kiss [1974] Nothin' To Lose
1974 Kiss [1974] Long Beach
1973 Kiss: Live At Coventry

Creator

Simmons Family Creator
Mr. Romance Creator
2006 Gene Simmons Family Jewels Creator
2003 My Dad the Rock Star Creator

Production

2017 Armed Response Producer
2003 My Dad the Rock Star (26 episodes)Producer
1999 Detroit Rock City Producer

Writing

1996 Action League Now! (20 episodes)Writer

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