Ben Gibbard

Guitarist + Singer
Born Aug 11, 1976

Benjamin "Ben" Gibbard is an American musician known as a member of several successful indie rock bands. He is the lead singer of Death Cab for Cutie and The Postal Service, and is also known for his project ¡All-Time Quarterback! and his first band, Pinwheel.… Read More

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1976 Birth Born on August 11, 1976.


1994 17 Years Old He graduated from Olympic High School in 1994. … Read More


2003 26 Years Old In a 2003 interview Gibbard stated that while he had previously been a vegan, he had recently become a pescetarian.


2007 30 Years Old He had a small role in the John Krasinski film Brief Interviews with Hideous Men based on the David Foster Wallace short story collection of the same title. He completed a solo tour through the US in the spring of 2007 that featured David Bazan of Pedro the Lion and singer-songwriter Johnathan Rice. Gibbard became engaged to actress and musician Zooey Deschanel in 2008. The couple married in September 2009 near Seattle, Washington. They announced their separation on November 1, 2011 after two years of marriage. Deschanel subsequently filed for divorce on December 27, 2011, citing irreconcilable differences.
2008 31 Years Old He reportedly gave up alcohol in 2008 and began running marathons. … Read More
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