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StingAKA Gordon Matthew Sumner

Born: 2-Oct-1951
Birthplace: Wallsend, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England

Gender: Male
Religion: Agnostic [1]
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Singer/Songwriter, Actor

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Lead singer of The Police


[1] The Charlie Rose Show, 10 December 2010: "I would never say I'm an atheist. I'm an agnostic. An agnostic means I don't know, and I embrace that not knowing. It's wonderful, we live in this incredible cosmos that keeps getting further and further away from us. How wonderful to be in the center of this mystery."

Father: Eric Sumner (milkman)
Mother: Audrey
Wife: Frances Tomelty (m. 1-May-1976, div. Mar-1984)
Son: Joseph (musician, b. 23-Nov-1976)
Daughter: Fuschia Katherine (b. 17-Apr-1982)
Wife:
Trudie Styler (actress/producer, m. 20-Aug-1992)
Daughter: Brigitte Michael ("Mickey", b. 19-Jan-1984)
Son: Jake (b. 24-May-1985)
Daughter: Eliot Paulina Sumner ("Coco", musician, b. 30-Jul-1990 with Styler)
Son: Giacomo Luke (b. 17-Dec-1995)

    Sting
    The Police Bassist/Vocalist (1977-86)
    Last Exit (fusion) Bassist/Vocalist (1974-77)
    Commander of the British Empire 2002
    Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2003 (with the Police)
    Songwriters Hall of Fame 2002
    Grammy Best Rock Instrumental Performance (with the Police) (1980)
    Grammy Best Rock Instrumental Performance (with the Police) (1981)
    Grammy Best Rock Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal (with the Police) (1981)
    Grammy Best Rock Instrumental Performance (1983)
    Grammy Best Rock Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal (with the Police) (1983)
    Grammy Best Pop Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal (with the Police) (1983)
    Grammy Song Of The Year (1983)
    Grammy Best Music Video, Long Form (1986)
    Grammy Best Pop Vocal Performance, Male (1987)
    Grammy Best Rock Song (1991)
    Grammy Best Music Video-Long Form (1993)
    Grammy Best Pop Vocal Performance, Male (1993)
    Grammy Best Pop Album (1999)
    Grammy Best Male Pop Vocal Performance (1999)
    Grammy Best Male Pop Vocal Performance (2000)
    Grammy Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals (with Mary J. Blige) (2003)
    Golden Globe 2002
    David Suzuki Foundation Honorary Board Member
    Funeral: Diana, Princess of Wales (1997)
    Endorsement of Jaguar Cars Ltd 2000
    Visited Burning Man
    Risk Factors: Bipolar Disorder, Yoga, Vegetarian

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Who the F**K Is Arthur Fogel (22-Mar-2013) · Himself
    Twenty Feet from Stardom (17-Jan-2013) · Himself
    Still Bill (15-Oct-2009) · Himself
    Brüno (25-Jun-2009) · Himself
    PoliWood (1-May-2009) · Himself
    Bee Movie (28-Oct-2007) [VOICE]
    Amazing Journey: The Story of The Who (14-Sep-2007) · Himself
    Scott Walker: 30 Century Man (31-Oct-2006) · Himself
    America: A Tribute to Heroes (21-Sep-2001) · Himself
    Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (28-Aug-1998) · JD
    The Grotesque (9-Sep-1995) · Fledge
    The Music Tells You (26-Jun-1992) · Himself
    The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (8-Dec-1988)
    Stormy Monday (22-Apr-1988) · Finney
    Julia and Julia (12-Sep-1987)
    Bring on the Night (8-Nov-1985) · Himself
    Plenty (10-Sep-1985)
    The Bride (16-Aug-1985)
    Live Aid (13-Jul-1985) · Himself
    Dune (14-Dec-1984) · Feyd Rautha
    Brimstone and Treacle (12-Nov-1982)
    The Secret Policeman's Other Ball (21-May-1982) · Himself
    Urgh! A Music War (19-Nov-1981) · Himself
    Radio On (11-Apr-1980)
    Quadrophenia (14-Sep-1979)

Official Website:
http://www.sting.com/

Author of books:
Broken Music (2003, memoir)


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