Christopher Joseph Isaak (born June 26, 1956) is an American musician and occasional actor. He is widely known for his hit "Wicked Game", as well as the songs "Baby Did a Bad Bad Thing" and "Somebody's Crying". He is known for his signature 1950s rock & roll style and crooner sound, as well as his falsetto and reverb-laden music. He is closely associated with film director David Lynch, who has used his music in numerous films and gave him a role in the film Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me. His songs generally focus on the themes of love, loss, and heartbreak. With a career spanning four decades, he has released a total of 12 studio albums, toured, and received numerous award nominations. He has been called the Roy Orbison of the 1990s and is often also compared to Elvis Presley, Ricky Nelson, and Duane Eddy.
|Full name at birth||
Christopher Joseph Isaak
|Claim to fame||
|Date of birth||
26 June 1956
|Place of birth||
Stockton, California, USA
Singer-songwriter, musician, actor, talk show host
6' 1" (185 cm)
Amos Alonzo Stagg High School in north Stockton, graduating in 1974
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