"the picture of a blanched and ringleted Boy George"
Culture Club album cover featuring Boy George (1982)
Creative Commons AttributionCulture Club album cover featuring Boy George (1982) - Credit: chris m.

 Boy George was born George Alan O'Dowd in 1961 in Kent, southeast England.

He was lead singer of the New Romantic band Culture Club, and became famous for a distinctive style of dress and make-up which is sometimes described as androgynous.

Click here and here to see images of the young Boy George.

Click here to listen to Culture Club's 1982 hit single Do You Really Want to Hurt Me on Spotify.