Happy Birthday: Chris Isaak

chrisisaak.jpgHappy Birthay singer Chris Isaak

Born: June 26, 1956 in Stockton, California, USA

The 1991 black and white music video for “Wicked Game” was directed by Herb Ritts, and featured Isaak and supermodel Helena Christensen.

The 1999 music video for “Baby Did a Bad, Bad Thing” was directed by Herb Ritts, and featured Isaak and French supermodel Laetitia Casta.

His father was a forklift driver/operator and his mother, of Peruvian decent, was a factory worker.

When he visits his mother, who is still living in his childhood home in Stockton, California, he still cleans the yard for her.

Collects small red sculptural pieces which light up electronically.

Was an amateur boxer while in college.

Bruce Weber shot the photo art for his self titled second album, “Chris Isaak” in 1986.