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Marilyn Manson(Brian Hugh Warner, 1969 -) is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, actor, painter, and writer.

© Kevin Winter / Getty, Marilyn Manson, (Cropped, Date Unstated)

He is known for his controversial stage personality and image as the lead singer of the band of the same name, which he co-founded with guitarist Daisy Berkowitz in 1989 and of which he remains the only constant member.

Like the other founding members of the band, his stage name was formed by combining and juxtaposing the names of two opposing American cultural icons: a sex symbol and an infamous criminal; in Manson’s case, actress Marilyn Monroe and cult leader Charles Manson.

Manson is best known for music released in the 1990s, such as the albums Portrait of an American Family (1994), Antichrist Superstar (1996) and Mechanical Animals (1998) which earned him a reputation in mainstream media as a controversial figure and…

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