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Keith Duffy

Singer from Ireland

Keith Duffy Keith Peter Thomas Francis John Duffy (born 1 October 1974) is an Irish singer-songwriter, actor and radio and television presenter. He began his professional music career as part of Irish boyband Boyzone alongside Ronan Keating, Mikey Graham, Shane Lynch and Stephen Gately in 1994. The band decided to focus on solo projects in 2000 since which Duffy has achieved critical acclaim for his acting roles, particularly in soap operas such as Coronation Street and Fair City. He has also presented The Box and You're a Star. Duffy has been an autism "awareness" campaigner since his daughter was diagnosed with the condition at age 18 months, and acts as the patron for Irish Autism Action holding regular fundraising events and informational talks. In 2012, he admitted his disappointment that One Direction were already “much, much bigger” than Boyzone. Duffy was born on 1 October 1974 in Donaghmede, Dublin to parents Sean and Pat. He is the second oldest of three children, with an older brother Derek and younger brother John. He was raised Roman Catholic. As a young child he contracted pneumonia. Between the ages of 7 and 18 he played Hurling and Gaelic football, representing Dublin county in  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Known as
Keith Peter Thomas Francis John Duffy,Duffy, Keith
Date of birth
1974-10-01
Place of birth
Dublin
Nationality
Ireland
Children
Mia Duffy Jay Duffy
Profession
Singer-songwriter, Dancer, Drummer, Singer, Presenter, Actor, Songwriter

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