Keith Morris Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Keith Morris Quick Info
Height 5 ft 9 in
Weight 72 kg
Date of Birth September 18, 1955
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Hair Color Dark Brown

Keith Morris is an American singer, songwriter, actor, and voiceover artist who is best known for having been the frontman of the hardcore punk bands Black Flag, Circle Jerks, and Off!. He has worked on several musical projects including Nervous BreakdownWild in the StreetsGolden Shower of HitsMidnight Snack Break at the Poodle FactoryGig, Wasted Years, and Oddities, Abnormalities and Curiosities.

Born Name

Keith Morris

Nick Name

Keith

Keith Morris of the 'Circle Jerks' performing in a concert on December 1, 2006, in Austin Texas
Keith Morris of the ‘Circle Jerks’ performing in a concert on December 1, 2006, in Austin Texas (SteveHopson / Wikimedia / CC BY 2.5)

Sun Sign

Virgo

Born Place

Hermosa Beach, Los Angeles County, California, United States

Nationality

American

Education

Keith Morris studied at Mira Costa High School located in Manhattan Beach, California, and graduated in 1973. Then, he also took fine art and painting classes at Pasadena Arts Center.

Occupation

Singer, Songwriter, Actor, Voiceover Artist

Family

  • Father – Jerry Morris (Jazz drummer who later opened a bait shop)

Genre

Hardcore Punk

Instruments

Vocals, Drums

Labels

SST Records, Frontier Records, Allegiance, Combat, Mercury Records

Keith Morris performing at Middle East Club on May 18, 2014
Keith Morris performing at Middle East Club on May 18, 2014 (digboston / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 9 in or 175 cm

Weight

72 kg or 158.5 lbs

Race / Ethnicity

White

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Deep-set eyes
  • Long hair
Keith Morris as seen while performing in July 2011
Keith Morris as seen while performing in July 2011 (Katjusa Cisar / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Keith Morris Facts

  1. He was raised in Hermosa Beach, California.
  2. His father became friends with jazz record producer Ozzie Cadena and later both men’s sons, Keith Morris and Dez Cadena, became the members of Black Flag.
  3. Growing up, he used to do drug but has been sober since the 1980s.
  4. Keith Morris co-founded the punk rock band Black Flag (previously known as Panic) along with guitarist Greg Ginn in 1976. However, Keith left the band in 1979.
  5. With Black Flag, he released the band’s debut extended play, Nervous Breakdown, in January 1979 via SST Records.
  6. In 1979, he formed the hardcore punk band Circle Jerks along with former Redd Kross guitarist Greg Hetson. The band released its first studio album, Group S*x, on October 1, 1980, through Frontier Records and it was included in the book 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die.
  7. Keith Morris is also a member of the hardcore punk supergroup, Off!, alongside Burning Brides frontman Dimitri Coats, Redd Kross bassist Steven Shane McDonald, and Rocket From The Crypt/Hot Snakes drummer Mario Rubalcaba.
  8. His early musical influences included artists and groups like Bob Seger, Foreigner, Montrose, Styx, Deep Purple, Black Sabbath, Queen, Ten Years After, Status Quo, Uriah Heep, UFO, the Scorpions, Aerosmith, Ted Nugent, and the MC5.
  9. He was diagnosed with adult-onset diabetes in the year 1999.
  10. As an actor, Keith Morris has been a part of a number on projects such as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Sid and NancyRepo ManLoren CassPathologyDown the Highway, and Feds.

Featured Image by SteveHopson / Wikimedia / CC BY 2.5

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