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Madonna

Mostly Credited As: Madonna
Birth Name: Madonna Louise Veronica Ciccone
Date Of Birth: August 16, 1958 (Age 55)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Bay City, Michigan
Height: 5' 4 ½" (1.63 m)

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Madonna Louise Ciccone was born in Bay City, Michigan on August 16, 1958. Her mother died when she was only 5. The death of her mother has been well noted especially in song throughout her career. Before her rise to fame with the hit "Holiday" in 1982, Madonna performed in a few bands including The Breakfast Club and Emmy, with her then boyfriend Stephan Bray, the two would go onto collaborate numerous times. The rest of the 1980s saw a huge aray of hits from the Queen of pop, including Into the groove, Crazy for you, Live to tell and Like a prayer, among others. She also dated actor Sean Penn, which Madge described as "abusive" in one of her songs on Like a prayer. The 90s saw a slight decline in sales and a rise in criticism. Erotica and Bedtime Stories brought much heated argument (both positive and negative) but both have since been warmly accepted. In 1996, Madonna gave birth to her first child Lourdes, a daughter. Soon after, Ray of light followed in 1998 and gave Madonna one of her most critical acclaimed albums in her career. Her string of success would continue into her next album Music in 2000. During the year, Madonna had her second child, a son, Rocco with current husband, Guy Ritchie, whom the two met in 1999. Music was another smash hit for Madonna, but troubled times were soon to follow. American life was released in 2003 to mostly negative reviews by critics. Sales and reviews were so bad, that it somewhat tarnished her career in America, although the album and its singles were relatively more successful outside of the United States. Madonna returned in 2005 with her dance album Confessions on a dance floor. The album became one of her most highly praised albums in years, and spawned two big hits Hung up and Sorry, with the former becoming one of her biggest singles of her entire career. Throughout the years, Madonna has been a virbrant, often wild, woman of admiration and quite often, criticism.

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TV Appearances

Main cast 
The Women's Concert For Change: Live from London (2013)As: Herself (Host)
Beyonce and Friends Live at Twickenham (2013)As: Herself (Host)
Live Aid (1985)As: Herself
Episode Cast Credits 

TRL (1998) 
  October 17, 2005 07x7026: (Oct/17/2005) As Herself 
  2/21/03 06x35: (Feb/21/2003) As Herself 

Saturday Night Live (1975) 
  Jimmy Fallon/Justin Timberlake 39x10: (Dec/21/2013) As Herself 
  Ryan Reynolds/Lady Gaga 35x02: (Oct/03/2009) As Herself 
  Harvey Keitel/Madonna 18x11: (Jan/16/1993) As Herself, [Musical Guests]
  Roseanne Arnold & Tom Arnold/Red Hot Chili Peppers 17x14: (Feb/22/1992) As Liz Rosenberg, [Uncredited]

Daybreak (2010) 
  April 20, 2012 02x159: (Apr/20/2012) As Herself 
  January 12, 2012 02x88: (Jan/12/2012) As Herself 
  October 24, 2011 02x36: (Oct/24/2011) As Herself 

Lorraine (2010) 
  Series 2, Show 154 02x154: (Apr/20/2012) As Herself 
  Series 2, Show 31 02x31: (Oct/24/2011) As Herself 
  Series 1, Show 126 01x126: (Feb/28/2011) As Herself 

Freshly Squeezed (2006) 
  Series 4, Episode 42 04x42: (Feb/28/2012) As Herself, [Featuring]
  Series 4, Episode 36 04x36: (Feb/20/2012) As Herself, [Featuring]

Super Bowl (1967) 
  Super Bowl XLVI 46x01: (Feb/05/2012) As Herself (Halftime Show), [Musical Guests]

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992) 
  Madonna, Chris Colfer, Joe Perry 20x14: (Jan/30/2012) As Herself, [Interviewees]
  Madonna, Nelly Fertado, Jason Dahmer 12x48: (Nov/26/2003) As Herself 

The Golden Globes (1944) 
  The 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards 69x01: (Jan/15/2012) As Winner: Best Original Song (for "Masterpiece" from 'W.E.') 
  The 54th Annual Golden Globe Awards 54x01: (Jan/19/1997) As Winner: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical (for 'Evita') 

The Graham Norton Show (2007) 
  Madonna, Andrea Riseborough, James D'Arcy, Emeli Sandé 10x10: (Jan/13/2012) As Herself 

Oprah (1986) 
  Surprise Oprah! A Farewell Spectacular Part 1 25x128: (May/23/2011) As Herself 
  Madonna & The Dixie Chicks Speak Out 21x28: (Oct/25/2006) As Herself 

BBC Breakfast (2000) 
  February 28, 2011 12x59: (Feb/28/2011) As Herself 

Live From Studio Five (2009) 
  Series 2, Show 9 02x09: (Sep/23/2010) As Herself 

Changing Faces (2010) 
  Madonna 01x04: (Mar/01/2010) As Herself 

GMTV (1993) 
  December 8, 2009 17x342: (Dec/08/2009) As Herself 
  December 7, 2009 17x341: (Dec/07/2009) As Herself 

American Idol (2002) 
  Idol Gives Back (Apr/25/2007) As Herself 

Live with Kelly & Michael (1983) 
  Repeat Segments: Madonna, America Ferrera 25x150: (Mar/30/2007) As Herself 
  Madonna, Chevy Chase and Gretchen Wilson 25x45: (Nov/03/2006) As Herself 
  11/11/03 22x42: (Oct/28/2003) As Herself 

The Late Show with David Letterman (1993) 
  Julianne Moore, Madonna, The Hold Steady 14x77: (Jan/11/2007) As Herself 
  Madonna, Chris Elliot 11x42: (Nov/11/2003) As Herself 
  Madonna 08x45: (Nov/03/2000) As Herself 
  Show #0324 02x105: (Feb/13/1995) As Herself (cameo) 

Today (US) (1952) 
  Madonna, Tim Allen, Mireille Guiliano, Kellie Pickler 56x43: (Nov/01/2006) As Herself 

The Ellen DeGeneres Show (2003) 
  Nelly, Madonna 03x103: (Feb/09/2006) As Herself 

The Grammys (1959) 
  The 48th Annual Grammy Awards 48x01: (Feb/08/2006) As Herself, [Musical Guests]

Parkinson (2004) (2004) 
  Madonna 03x06: (Nov/12/2005) As Herself, [Interviewees]

Top of The Pops 2 (1994) 
  Top Of The Pops Special 10x36: (Dec/31/2003) As Herself 

The Early Show (1999) 
  Madonna 05x10: (Sep/12/2003) As Herself 

Friday Night with Jonathan Ross (2001) 
  Madonna 04x06: (May/02/2003) As Herself, [Interviewees]

Will & Grace (1998) 
  Dolls & Dolls 05x21: (Apr/24/2003) As Liz 

Behind The Music (1997) 
  Madonna 02x12: (Aug/16/1998) As Herself 

Kids' Choice Awards (US) (1988) 
  11th Annual Kids' Choice Awards 11x01: (Apr/04/1998) As Herself 

The Academy Awards (1953) 
  The 70th Annual Academy Awards 46x01: (Mar/23/1998) As Presenter, [Featuring]
  The 69th Annual Academy Awards 45x01: (Mar/24/1997) As Herself ("You Must Love Me"), [Musical Guests]
  The 67th Annual Academy Awards 43x01: (Mar/27/1995) As Performer ('Cabin Boy' skit), [Uncredited]

AL-TV (0) 
  Al Music - Bad Hair Day (May/15/1996) As Herself 
  Dare To Be Stupid 01x03: (Jul/07/1985) As Herself 
  Al Music - Alapalooza (Unknown/Unaired) As Herself 

Top Of The Pops (UK) (1964) 
  January 4, 1990 27x01: (Jan/04/1990) As Herself (Video) 

MTV Video Music Awards (1984) 
  1st Annual MTV Video Music Awards 01x01: (Sep/14/1984) As Herself/Performer 

American Bandstand (1957) 
  Madonna / Quarterflash 27x16: (Jan/14/1984) As Herself 
Featured Songs

Beavis and Butt-Head Songs:
Underwear + Secret 
Womyn + "Secret" 
Meet God + "Fever" 
Door-to-Door + Erotica 
Cold Case Songs:
Churchgoing People + "Live To Tell" 
Spijkerhoek Songs:
Alles heeft z’n prijs + Crazy For You 
So You Think You Can Dance (AU) Songs:
Top 10 + Die Another Day 
Crossing Jordan Songs:
Wrong Place, Wrong Time + Erotica
+ Music 
Vuurzee Songs:
Bloed + Fever 
Will & Grace Songs:
Leo Unwrapped + Holiday 
100 Höjdare!!! Songs:
Skandinaviens skönaste människor - Avsnitt 5 + Holiday 
Wie is Di-rect? Songs:
On the road 3 + Holiday 
TRL Songs:
November 28, 2005 + Hung Up 
November 17, 2005 + Hung Up 
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Songs:
Dog Eat Dog + Hung Up 
CSI: Miami Songs:
One of Our Own (3) + Hung Up 
Doctor Who Confidential Songs:
A Noble Return + Ray Of Light 
Bad Blood + Hung Up 
CSI: NY Songs:
Not What It Looks Like + I Love New York 
Supernatural Songs:
Trial and Error + I Touch Myself 
So you wanna be a popstar Songs:
Season 1, Episode 1 + Jump 
Rock Nation Songs:
Finale + Jump (rock version) 
Soccer AM Songs:
Season 11, Episode 18 + Justify My Love 
AL-TV Songs:
Bad Hair Day + Like A Virgin 
Everybody Hates Chris Songs:
Everybody Hates Superstition + Lucky Star 
The Charmings Songs:
Pilot + Material Girl 
Reunion Songs:
1986 + Papa Don't Preach 
Dawson's Creek Songs:
Indian Summer + Swim 
Friends Songs:
The One Where Rachel Finds Out + Take a Bow 
Beverly Hills, 90210 Songs:
The Easter Bunny + Take a Bow 
Dok 12 Songs:
De vrouw in het zwart + The Power Of Good-Bye 
Generation Xcess Songs:
Drugs & Drink + Vogue 
Stenders late vermaak Songs:
Season 1, Episode 4 + Vogue 
Trivia

Is a gay icon.

Is bisexual.

Is one of the most successful female musicians ever.

Was in the film "Evita".

Madonna is a singer, author, dancer, fashion icon, actress, composer and producer.

Madonna is widely regarded as the Queen of Pop music.

Her popularity and importance to pop culture is on the same level as acts such as The Beatles and Elvis Presley.

As of December 2005, Madonna had 12 multi-platinum albums certified by the RIAA.

In a 2005 statement, her record label, Warner Bros., said she had sold more than 200 million albums and more than 75 millions singles planet wide.

Madonna currently resides in Wiltshire, England.

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