Cherie Ann Currie (born November 30, 1959) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, actress, and artist. Currie was the lead vocalist of The Runaways, a rock band from Los Angeles, in the mid-to-late 1970s. After The Runaways she became a solo artist. Then she teamed up with her identical twin sister, Marie Currie and, released an album with her. They released a duet "Since You Been Gone" which charted number 95 on US charts. Their band was called Cherie and Marie Currie. She is also well known for her role in the movie Foxes. Wikipedia
Was originally cast as Brenda in Savage Streets (1984) but was replaced by Linda Blair.
Bomp! magazine described her as "the lost daughter of Iggy Pop and Brigitte Bardot".
Throughout the 1990s, she worked as a drug counselor for addicted teenagers and as a personal fitness trainer.
Her son, Jake Hays, learned to play guitar well enough to be included in recent recording sessions, and as a member of her current touring band.
Cherie was awarded the Rock Legend Award at the 2013 Malibu Music Awards. Lita Ford presented the award to her and they reunited onstage after 35 years. [October 2013]
She collapsed onto her kitchen floor and burst into tears when she learned Dakota Fanning had signed to play her in The Runaways (2010). Cherie later gave Dakota a custom made guitar for her 16th birthday.
She entered chainsaw artist contests all along the California coast and regularly placed in the top three. [July 2005]
Cherie had reinvented herself once again, this time as a chainsaw artist. She recently opened her own gallery in Chatsworth, California. [April 2004]
Is portrayed by Dakota Fanning in The Runaways (2010).
Former sister-in-law of Steve Lukather. Sister-in-law of Alan J. Levi.
Younger sister of actress Sondra Currie and twin sister of Marie Currie.
Daughter of actress Marie Harmon.
According to her autobiography, "Neon Angel", she and Jodie Foster got along real well during the making of Foxes (1980). But Jodie's mother was not all that interested in Jodie making friends with Cherie.
In 1975, when she was 16, she auditioned as lead singer for an all-girl rock band known as The Runaways. Managed by cult Hollywood figure Kim Fowley, the jailbait quintet also featured Joan Jett on rhythm guitar and vocals and Lita Ford on lead guitar. After two years with the group (and three records), she split for a solo career, citing problems within the band.
In 1989, Price Stern Sloan published her autobiography, "Neon Angel", telling of her life in the entertainment business and recovery from drug abuse. She is working on an update of her story, which includes her 8 year marriage to actor Robert Hays, motherhood, and her current relationships with Joan Jett, Lita Ford and the other The Runaways members.
She was a member of the all-female rock group The Runaways, which also featured Joan Jett and Lita Ford.
Seductive deep voice
Sparkling blue eyes
Platinum blonde hair
[on The Runaways (2010), in which actress Dakota Fanning portrays her] I couldn't be happier to see Dakota playing me.
[on her career] I don't regret any of it.
I enjoy being different.
[on growing up with twin sister Marie Currie] Marie was always the cute twin, the popular twin. I was the quiet twin, the geeky twin.