Tom Waits
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Born: December 7, 1949 (age 64)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Musician, actor, composer

Bio: Thomas Alan Tom Waits is an American singer-songwriter, composer, and actor. Waits has a distinctive voice, described by critic Daniel Durchholz as sounding like it was soaked in a vat of bourbon, left hanging in the smokehouse for a few months, and then taken outside and run over with a car.

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