Ian Curtis was an iconic English singer-songwriter best remembered for being the lead singer and primary lyricist of the English rock band Joy Division, who are known for such songs as Love Will Tear Us Apart and Atmosphere. He committed suicide in 1980. He was 23 years old.
He was married to Deborah Woodruff from 1975 until his death. The marriage produced his only child, a daughter named Natalie in 1979.
Throughout his life he battled with epilepsy, which plagued his life with uncontrollable seizures that often left him ashamed and depressed. On numerous occasions these seizures even occurred while he was performing at live concerts.
His tragic life was dramatized in the 2007 biographical film Control.
His widow, Deborah, once said he told her multiple times that he never wanted to live beyond his 20s.
was a famous English singer-songwriter,
who was born on
July 15, 1956. As a person born on this date, Ian Curtis is listed in our database as the 16th
most popular celebrity for the day (July 15) and the 35th most popular for the year (1956).
People born on July 15
fall under the Zodiac sign of Cancer, the Crab.
Ian Curtis is the 319th most popular Cancer.
Aside from information specific to Ian Curtis' birthday, Ian Curtis is the 367th most famous English.
In general, Ian Curtis ranks as the 3856th
most popular famous person, and the 416th most popular singer of all time.
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