Keith Peter Thomas Francis Julian John Duffy is an Irish singer-songwriter, actor, radio and television presenter and drummer who began his professional music career as part of Irish boy band Boyzone alongside Ronan Keating, Mikey Graham, Shane Lynch and Stephen Gately in 1993. The band decided to focus on solo projects in 2000 since which Duffy has achieved critical acclaim for his acting roles, particularly in soap operas such as Coronation Street and Fair City. He has also presented The Box and You're a Star. Duffy has been an autism "awareness" campaigner since his daughter was diagnosed with the condition at age 18 months, and acts as the patron for Irish Autism Action holding regular fundraising events and informational talks. Duffy was the winner on the British reality series The Door in 2010 and came third in the first series of Celebrity Big Brother in 2001, and in the second series of Splash! in 2014.
|Born:||Keith Peter Thomas Francis John Duffy, October 1, 1974, Donaghmede, Dublin, Ireland|
|Occupation:||Musician, singer-songwriter, actor, dancer, drummer, television presenter|
|Children:||Jay Duffy (b. 1996), Mia Duffy (b. 2000)|
|Parent(s):||Sean and Pat Duffy|
|Family:||Derek & John (brothers)|
|IMDb:||Keith Duffy's IMDb|
About Keith Duffy
Singer and drummer who was a member of the boy band Boyzone as well as working as a soap opera actor. He has been active in autism outreach since his son was diagnosed with the condition.
He started getting into music at the age of sixteen when his parents bought him a drum kit.
He was given an audition when he was dancing in a night club, and sang "Piano Man" by Billy Joel.
He married Lisa Smith in 1998. Together they had a son and a daughter.
He was in Boyzone with Ronan Keating.
Information related to Keith Duffy
- Irish game show hosts
- Singers from Dublin (city)
- Boyzone members
- Irish male soap opera actors
- Male actors from Dublin (city)
- You're a Star presenters
- Irish pop singers
- RTÉ television presenters
- Autism activists
- Irish male singers