Marilyn Manson (musician)

American rock musician and actor

Brian Hugh Warner (born January 5, 1969 in Canton, Ohio), better known by his stage name Marilyn Manson, is an American singer, artist and actor known for his stage name and image as the lead singer of the band named after him. His stage name was formed from the names of actress Marilyn Monroe and murderer,[1] Charles Manson.[2][3]

Marilyn Manson
Marilyn Manson Cannes.jpg
Marilyn Manson in Cannes.
Background information
Birth nameBrian Hugh Warner
Born (1969-01-05) January 5, 1969 (age 52)
Canton, Ohio, US
Genresshock rock
industrial metal
alternative metal
Industrial rock
hard rock
glam rock
gothic rock
Occupation(s)Singer-songwriter, musician, artist, poet, painter.
InstrumentsVocals, guitar, keyboards, drums.
Years active1989-present
LabelsNothing, Interscope
Associated actsMarilyn Manson
Mrs. Scabtree


All with the band:


  1. "The Closing Argument... - Charles Manson - The True Story".
  2. Manson, Marilyn (1998). The Long Hard Road out of Hell. HarperCollins. pp. 85–87. ISBN 0-06-098746-4.
  3. "Biography for Marilyn Manson". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 2008-01-12.