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|Birth name||James Newell Osterberg, Jr.|
|Born||April 21, 1947
Muskegon, Michigan, U.S.
|Genres||Punk rock, protopunk, hard rock, glam punk, shock rock, glam rock, heavy metal|
|Occupations||Singer-songwriter, musician, producer, actor|
|Instruments||Vocals, guitar, keyboards, drums|
|Labels||Virgin, RCA, Elektra|
|Associated acts||The Stooges, The Trolls, The Nymphs, The Iguanas, Slash, David Bowie, Deborah Harry, Blondie, Tom Waits, Buckethead|
James Newell Osterberg, Jr. (born April 21, 1947), better known by his stage name Iggy Pop, is an American rock singer, songwriter, and sometimes an actor. He has released five albums with The Stooges. In 1977 he released his first solo album.