Susanna Hoffs

Born Jan 17, 1959

Susanna Lee Hoffs is an American vocalist, guitarist and actress. She is best known as a member of the all-female pop band the Bangles.

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    '80s Revival Revived By Bangles' Susanna Hoffs And Matthew Sweet On 'under The Covers' (Interview)
    Huffington Post - Nov 13, 2013
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1959 Birth Born on January 17, 1959.


1976 17 Years Old Hoffs attended Palisades High School in Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, graduating in 1976.
1978 19 Years Old While in college she worked as a production assistant and made her acting debut in the 1978 film Stony Island.


1980 21 Years Old In 1980, Hoffs graduated from the University of California, Berkeley, with a bachelor's degree in art. … Read More
1986 27 Years Old In 1986, Hoffs co-wrote "I Need a Disguise" for the album Belinda for Belinda Carlisle, from the all-girl group The Go-Go's. … Read More
1987 28 Years Old In 1987, Hoffs starred in the film The Allnighter, which was directed by her mother Tamar Simon Hoffs, and also featured Joan Cusack and Pam Grier. … Read More
1988 29 Years Old The Bangles released their third album Everything in 1988, with their biggest-selling single "Eternal Flame", which was co-written and sung by Hoffs. … Read More


1990 31 Years Old The Bangles disbanded in 1990 but in the late 1990s, Hoffs contacted the other members of The Bangles with the hope of reuniting. … Read More
1991 32 Years Old Hoffs released a solo album, When You're a Boy, in 1991, which spawned a U.S Top 40 hit with "My Side of the Bed." … Read More
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Hoffs recorded another album in 1993-94, prior to leaving Columbia Records, but it went unreleased. … Read More
1995 36 Years Old She is also responsible for the song "Now and Then", from the 1995 film of the same name. … Read More


2009 50 Years Old In February 2009, Hoffs appeared on stage at the Key Club in Los Angeles, singing with thenewno2, the "post-Bristol" psychedelic blues band led by Dhani Harrison.
2011 52 Years Old In December 2011, Hoffs provided an original song for use in promoting Visit South Walton, the tourism promotion agency for Walton County, Florida (formerly identified as the Beaches of South Walton). … Read More
2012 53 Years Old Hoffs self-released her third solo album of new material (the first since her 1996's self-titled album) called Someday via Vanguard Records on July 17, 2012. … Read More
2013 54 Years Old In 2013, Hoffs collaborated with Sweet and Tim Robbins for a cover of the traditional "Marianne" for the Sea shanty-compilation Son of Rogues Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs & Chanteys.
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