As per our current Database, Tony Hawks is still alive (as per Wikipedia, Last update: May 10, 2020).
Currently, Tony Hawks is 62 years, 6 months and 27 days old. Tony Hawks will celebrate 63rd birthday on a Friday 12th of May 2023. Below we countdown to Tony Hawks upcoming birthday.
|Popular As||Tony Hawks|
|Age||60 years old|
|Born||May 12, 1960 (Brighton, East Sussex, England, UK)|
|Town/City||Brighton, East Sussex, England, UK|
Tony Hawks’s zodiac sign is Taurus. According to astrologers, Taurus is practical and well-grounded, the sign harvests the fruits of labor. They feel the need to always be surrounded by love and beauty, turned to the material world, hedonism, and physical pleasures. People born with their Sun in Taurus are sensual and tactile, considering touch and taste the most important of all senses. Stable and conservative, this is one of the most reliable signs of the zodiac, ready to endure and stick to their choices until they reach the point of personal satisfaction.
Tony Hawks was born in the Year of the Rat. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Rat are quick-witted, clever, charming, sharp and funny. They have excellent taste, are a good friend and are generous and loyal to others considered part of its pack. Motivated by money, can be greedy, is ever curious, seeks knowledge and welcomes challenges. Compatible with Dragon or Monkey.
Tony Hawks originally started out as a singer and song writer, however his first brush with the charts was with novelty pop act "Morris Minor and the Majors". Their first hit was the Beastie Boys parody "Stutter Rap" which in 1988 hit #4 in the UK charts, #2 in Australia and #14 in Canada.
Their follow up single "This is the Chorus" a spot-on dig at the Stock, Aitken and Waterman music writing machine failed to live up to the first effort and entered the UK charts at #95. It faired only very marginally better in Australia hitting #22.
After gaining the prestigious accolade of one-hit wonder Tony toured with the group for many years on the comedy circuit before departing from the act and even wrote and starred in UK series Morris Minor's Marvellous Motors (1989) which lasted 1 series.
These days a stand-up comedian, singer and writer he has recently been collaborating with music projects with sort of namesake Chesney Hawkes and Ash Alexander. He regularly appears as a panelist on radio and television including: Grumpy Old Men (2003), Have I Got News for You (1990) and was a regular favorite guest actor/voice on Red Dwarf (1988).
He has written 4 books including: "One Hit Wonderland", written for obvious reasons; "Round Ireland with a Fridge" the result of a bet he'd made with a friend; "Playing the Moldavans at Tennis" another result of drunken bet and most recently "A Piano in the Pyrenees".
Tony donated half of his royalties from "Playing the Moldovans at Tennis" to a trust fund for Moldova which was used to open the Hippocrates Centre, a medical centre that provides rehabilitative therapy for disabled children from socially vulnerable families.
Tony continues to support this cause.