Biography

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Jello Biafra (born Eric Reed Boucher; June 17, 1958) is an American musician, spoken word artist and leading figure of the Green Party of the United States. Biafra first gained attention as the lead singer and songwriter for San Francisco punk rock band Dead Kennedys. After his time with the band concluded, he took over the influential independent record label Alternative Tentacles, which he had co-founded in 1979 with Dead Kennedys bandmate East Bay Ray. Although now focused primarily on spoken word art, he has continued as a musician in numerous collaborations.

Politically, Biafra is a member of the Green Party of the United States and actively supports various political causes. He ran for the party's Presidential nomination in 2000, finishing second to Ralph Nader. He is an anarchist who advocates direct action and pranksterism in the name of political causes. Biafra is known to use absurdist media tactics, in the leftist tradition of the Yippies, to highlight issues of civil rights and social justice.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Jello Biafra (born Eric Reed Boucher; June 17, 1958) is an American musician, spoken word artist and leading figure of the Green Party of the United States. Biafra first gained attention as the lead singer and songwriter for San Francisco punk rock band Dead Kennedys. After his time with the band concluded, he took over the influential independent record label Alternative Tentacles, which he had co-founded in 1979 with Dead Kennedys bandmate East Bay Ray. Although now focused primarily on spoken word art, he has continued as a musician in numerous collaborations.

Politically, Biafra is a member of the Green Party of the United States and actively supports various political causes. He ran for the party's Presidential nomination in 2000, finishing second to Ralph Nader. He is an anarchist who advocates direct action and pranksterism in the name of political causes. Biafra is known to use absurdist media tactics, in the leftist tradition of the Yippies, to highlight issues of civil rights and social justice.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Jello Biafra, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 41

Birthday 1958-06-17

Place of Birth Boulder, Colorado, USA

Official Site http://www.alternativetentacles.com/bandinfo.php?band=jello

Also Known As

  • Dead Kennedys

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2018 Bathtubs Over Broadway
2017 An American in Texas as Mayor
2017 Turn It Around: The Story of East Bay Punk as Himself
2016 The Colossus of Destiny: A Melvins Tale
2015 Stranded: The Saints and the Birth of Punk as Self
2015 The Damned: Don't You Wish That We Were Dead as Himself
2015 Records Collecting Dust as Himself
2014 Riot on the Dance Floor
2013 Desagradável
2012 Clockwork Orange County
2011 Fix: The Ministry Movie as Himself
2011 Freaks In Love
2010 William S. Burroughs: A Man Within as Himself
2010 The Weird World of Blowfly as Himself
2010 Sounds Like a Revolution
2008 Retardead as Mayor Anton Sinclaire
2008 Pansy Division: Life in a Gay Rock Band as Himself
2007 Punk's Not Dead as Himself
2007 American Drug War: The Last White Hope as Himself - Activist
2005 Dead Kennedys: Fresh Fruit for Rotting Eyeballs as Himself
2005 Punk: Attitude as Himself
2005 We Jam Econo: The Story of the Minutemen as Himself
2003 Plaster Caster as Himself
2003 Dead Kennedys: In God We Trust, Inc.: The Lost Tapes as Jello Biafra
2002 Bikini Bandits as Evil Porn Director
2002 Owned as Himself
2001 Rage: 20 Years of Punk Rock West Coast Style as Himself
1999 The Widower as Vance / Satan
1994 Freaks, Nerds & Weirdos as Himself
1994 Skulhedface as Boss Glom
1991 Highway 61 as Customs Agent #1
1990 Ministry: In Case You Didn't Feel Like Showing Up
1990 Terminal City Ricochet as Bruce Coddle
1988 Tapeheads as FBI Man
1987 Dead Kennedys: The Early Years as Himself
1986 X: The Unheard Music
1986 Lovedolls Superstar
1985 Dead Kennedys: DMPO's on Broadway as Himself
1983 Anarchism in America as Himself
1981 Urgh! A Music War as Himself
1980 This Is America Part 2 as Himself

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