Full Name at Birth
Laura Phillips Anderson
Date of Birth
Short, spiky black hair
Experimental performance artist, composer and musician
Claim to Fame
TV commercial for Ford, the song "Bright Red" being used.
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Laura Phillips "Laurie" Anderson (born June 5, 1947) is an American experimental performance artist, composer and musician who plays violin and keyboards and sings in a variety of experimental music and art rock styles. Initially trained as a sculptor, Anderson did her first performance-art piece in the late 1960s. Throughout the 1970s, Anderson did a variety of different performance-art activities. She became widely known outside the art world in 1981 when her single "O Superman" reached number two on the UK pop charts. She also starred in and directed the 1986 concert film Home of the Brave.
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