Cherie Currie

Musician and Actress
Born Nov 30, 1959

Cherie Ann Currie is an American musician, singer, songwriter, actress, and artist. Currie was the lead vocalist of The Runaways, a hard rock band from Los Angeles, in the mid-to-late 1970s.

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  • Icon Vs. Icon Presents: Acid Pop Cult Podcast – Episode 135: An Episode So Nice, We Did It Twice!
    Icon vs. Icon - Apr 17, 2015
  • Reverie: Cherie Currie On Kim Fowley, Jake Hays And Creating Her New Album!
    Icon vs. Icon - Apr 14, 2015
  • Reverie: Cherie Currie Unleashes First New Album In 35 Years!
    Icon vs. Icon - Apr 02, 2015
  • Kelly Thomas Memorial Events Scheduled In Fullerton
    LATimes - Jul 06, 2012


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Cherie Currie.


1959 Birth Born on November 30, 1959.


1975 15 Years Old Currie joined the Runaways in 1975, at age 15. … Read More


1984 24 Years Old …  In 1984 Currie was cast as Brenda in Savage Streets, but was replaced by Linda Blair. … Read More
1985 25 Years Old Cherie was considered for a part in the 1985 film Explorers but, according to her autobiography, she was in the throes of drug dependency and couldn't even make it to a meeting.


1990 30 Years Old Currie was married to actor Robert Hays on May 12, 1990, and they had one son together, Jake Hays. … Read More


2010 50 Years Old …  The Runaways, a 2010 biographical drama film executive-produced by Joan Jett, focuses on the group's early beginnings and explores the relationship between Currie and Jett. … Read More
2013 53 Years Old Currie was a guest vocalist on Shameless' 2013 album, Beautiful Disaster. … Read More
2015 55 Years Old 1 More Event
Currie released another studio album, Reverie, in 2015 The album features guest work from ex-bandmate, Lita Ford, Currie's son, Jake Hays, and Currie's ex-manager, Kim Fowley.
2016 56 Years Old In late May and early June 2016 Currie toured Australia and New Zealand.
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