Born: December 8, 1943
Died: July 3, 1971
Occupation: Musician, songwriter, poet, filmmaker, actor
Biography: James Douglas Jim Morrison was an American singer-songwriter, composer and poet, best remembered as the lead singer and lyricist of the American rock band The Doors. Following The Doors' explosive rise to fame in 1967, Morrison developed a severe alcohol and drug dependency that culminated in his death at the age of 27 in Paris.