1960 to 2000
May 8, 1944 in Banbury
Banbury, England, United Kingdom
Paul Francis Gadd (born 8 May 1944), known by the stage name Gary Glitter, is an English former glam rock singer, songwriter, record producer and convicted sex offender, who achieved great popular success between the early 1970s and mid-1980s. He was known for his extreme glam image of glitter suits, make-up and platform boots, and his energetic live performances. He sold over 20 million records, spent 168 weeks on the UK Singles Chart and had 21 hit singles placing him in the Top 100 UK most successful chart acts.