Perri Lister

Actress + Dancer + Singer
Born Apr 10, 1959

Perri Lister, is an English actress, dancer, and singer. She featured in her first film in 1980, and has since appeared in films and television series. She was a dancer with the British dance troupe Hot Gossip who appeared regularly on the Kenny Everett Video Show, which was televised by ITV Lister has sung backing vocals for Visage, and performed in music videos for Duran Duran and Billy Idol, the latter with whom she had a nine-year relationship.… Read More

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1959 Birth Perri Lister was born in London, England on 10 April 1959.


1978 19 Years Old In 1978, she became one of the dancers of the dance troupe Hot Gossip who appeared on ITV's The Kenny Everett Video Show. … Read More


1980 21 Years Old 1 More Event
Lister made her acting debut as a dancer in the 1980 film Can't Stop The Music. … Read More
1983 24 Years Old She danced topless in the 1983 Duran Duran black-and-white video, "The Chauffeur", and sang backing vocals for Steve Strange's group Visage. … Read More
1988 29 Years Old Lister and Billy Idol together have a son, Willem Wolf Broad, who was born in Los Angeles, California on 15 June 1988. When an American model held a press conference claiming to be Idol's girlfriend, Lister responded by holding one of her own, maintaining that she was "and always had been Idol's girlfriend". The couple broke up in 1989. … Read More
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