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Pete Townshend

Pete TownshendAKA Peter Dennis Blandford Townshend

Born: 19-May-1945
Birthplace: Chiswick, England

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Bisexual [1]
Occupation: Guitarist

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Lead guitarist for The Who


[1] It has been published (In Their Own Write: Adventures in the Music Press) that he and publicist Danny Fields were boyfriends. This is false according to both parties. Townshend did admit to Rolling Stone magazine reporter Chris Heath in 2002 that he experimented "consciously" twice with homosexuality in the 1960s, and apparently also with Danny Fields -- "sexual intimacy, yeah, quite possibly." Townshend considers himself straight.

    The Who (1964-)
    Kennedy Center Honor 2008
    Woodstock
    Child Pornography 2003 (charges dropped)
    Nervous Breakdown

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Amazing Journey: The Story of The Who (14-Sep-2007) · Himself
    Mayor of the Sunset Strip (17-Jun-2003) · Himself
    Message to Love: The Isle of Wight Festival (21-Feb-1997) · Himself
    The Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus (12-Oct-1996) · Himself
    Live Aid (13-Jul-1985) · Himself
    The Secret Policeman's Ball (22-Dec-1979) · Himself
    The Kids Are Alright (26-Oct-1979) · Himself
    Tommy (19-Mar-1975) · Himself
    Jimi Hendrix (10-Oct-1973) · Himself
    Monterey Pop (26-Dec-1968)


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