John Entwistle bio

Birth Name: John Alec Entwistle

Occupation: Bassist

Place Of Birth: London

Date Of Birth: October 9, 1944

Date Of Death: June 27, 2002

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: British

John Entwistle was born on the 9th of October, 1944. He was best known for being a Bassist. Bassist for The Who whose bass line in “My Generation” is unforgettable. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

John Entwistle was born in London. He met Pete Townshend in school and got him to play in his bands. In 2011, he was voted #1 bassist by a Rolling Stone reader poll.

John Entwistle was a Libra and was born in the Baby Boomers Generation.

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John Entwistle was born in 1940s. The early 1940s were dominated by World War II. Following the end of the war, it was the start of the Baby Boomer years and technology advancements such as the jet engine, nuclear fusion, radar, rocket technology and others later became the starting points for Space Exploration and Improved Air Travel. The 40s also brought us the Slinky, Velcro, Jeep, Tupperware and Frisbee. Discover what happened on this day.

John Alec Entwistle is part of the Baby boomers generation. Also known as "boomers", are the result of the end of World War II, when birth rates across the world spiked. They are associated with a rejection of traditional values. These hippie kids protested against the Vietnam War and participated in the civil rights movement.


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John Entwistle’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on John Entwistle’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, John Entwistle kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

John Entwistle was born in the Year of the Monkey.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: John Alec Entwistle
NICKNAME: The Ox, Thunderfingers, The Quiet One, Big Johnny Twinkle
AGE GENERATION: Baby Boomers Generation
DEATH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: John Entwistle was a Libra. People of this zodiac sign like harmony, gentleness, sharing with others, the outdoors, and dislike violence, injustice, loudmouths, conformity. The strengths of this sign are being cooperative, diplomatic, gracious, fair-minded, social, while weaknesses can be indecisive, holding a grudge and self-pity. The greatest overall compatibility with Libra is Aries and Sagittarius.

Chinese Zodiac: John Entwistle was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign love to make people laugh and are generally energetic and upbeat but sometimes lack self-control.

Ruling Planet: John Entwistle had a ruling planet of Venus and has a ruling planet of Venus and by astrological associations Friday is ruled by Venus. Venus is the planet of love, harmony, money and possessions. Venus is graceful, charming, sensual and social. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have beauty, charm and sensuality.

John Entwistle’s birth sign is Libra and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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