Gene Simmons(Eugene Klein, born Chaim Witz)
Birthplace: Haifa, Israel
A founding member of the rock group Kiss (1973–present), a band noteworthy as much for its members' theatrical costumes and make-up as for its influential recordings like platinum sellers Alive! (1975) and Destroyer (1976). He has also appeared in several movies, including Runaway (1984) and Red Surf (1990).