Exene Cervenka

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Punk Singer
Date of Birth February 1, 1956
Place of Birth Chicago, Illinois
Age 64 years old
Horoscope Aquarius

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Exene Cervenka

Exene Cervenka is an American singer, artist, and poet. She is best known for her work as a singer in the California punk rock band X.

Birth name: Christene Lee Cervenka
Also known as: Exene, Exene Cervenková, Christine Notmyrealname
Born: February 01, 1956, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Origin: Los Angeles, California
Genres: Punk, folk, rock
Occupation(s): Singer-songwriter, poet, musician, visual artist
Instruments: Vocals, guitar
Years active: 1978–present
Labels: Bloodshot, Rhino, Kill Rock Stars, Nitro, 2.13.61, Rykodisc, Freeway
Associated acts: X, The Knitters, John Doe, Auntie Christ, The Original Sinners
Website: Exene Cervenka's Official site
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About Exene Cervenka

Writer, musician, and co-lead vocalist with the punk band X, the group that released albums like Under the Big Black Sun.

Before Fame

She met her future bandmate John Duchac, who is known as John Doe on stage, at a Los Angeles poetry workshop.


In addition to singing, she made some mixed media works that were exhibited at the Santa Monica Museum of Art.

Family Life

She met Viggo Mortensen on set of the 1986 comedy Salvation!; the two married one year later.


She sang with Perry Farrell on a 2000 tribute album to The Doors.

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  • X (American band) - X are an American punk rock band, formed in Los Angeles, California, United States, in 1977. The original members are vocalist Exene Cervenka, vocalist-bassist John Doe, guitarist Billy Zoom and drummer D. J. Bonebrake. The band released seven studio albums from 1980 to 1993.
  • John Doe (musician) - John Nommensen Duchac, known professionally as John Doe, is an American singer, songwriter, actor, poet, guitarist and bass player. Doe co-founded LA punk band X, of which he is still an active member. His musical performances and compositions span rock, punk, country and folk music genres.
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