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Dana Fuchs
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Fuchs performing in Zoetermeer, South Holland, 2008
Background information
Born10 January 1976 (1976-01-10) (age 44)
New Jersey, United States
OriginWildwood, Florida
GenresRock and roll, Classic rock, blues rock
Occupation(s)Musician, songwriter, actress

Dana Fuchs (b. 10 January 1976) is an American singer, songwriter, actress and voice over talent.

The youngest of six musical children, Fuchs was born and raised in Wildwood, Florida. It is a small rural town. She is the daughter of Sandy and Don Fuchs.[1][2] At the age of twelve she joined the First Baptist Gospel Choir and began singing in public.[2] At sixteen she became the lead singer of a popular local band at a roadside Holiday Inn. She moved to New York City at nineteen and began working with Jon Diamond, a guitarist who had toured with Joan Osborne and W.C. Handy Award winner Debbie Davies. They formed the Dana Fuchs Band. The band was a feature act at a number of clubs, performing with people like John Popper, James Cotton, and Taj Mahal.

Fuchs plays Sadie in the Julie Taymor movie Across the Universe. She also played the singing Janis Joplin in the Eric Nederlander production of Randall Myler's off Broadway musical Love, Janis.


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