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Bif Naked

Biography

Delivered in New Delhi, India, to a set of boarding-school teens, Bif Naked was followed by American missionaries and moved to Minneapolis. Other goes preceded her eventual settling in Winnipeg where she enrolled on the School of Winnipeg as an aspiring dilemma major. At the moment, she also became a member of Jungle Dairy, an eclectic troupe of music artists, and wedded the act’s drummer. The relationship was short-lived, nonetheless it resulted in her getting the frontwoman of Gorilla Gorilla, a punk clothing that her hubby also drummed. It had been a tumultuous circumstance and, although she continued to be with the become they relocated to Vancouver, Bif Nude eventually quit to become listed on another punk action, Chrome Dog. There is a short association with Dying to become Violent before she finally released an unbiased single EP, Four Tunes along with a Poem, in 1994. She inked a cope with Cement Information and an eponymous, full-length launch soon followed. Once the label proceeded to go under, Bif Nude regained the experts and, in 1996, reissued the recording through her personal Her Royal Majesty’s Information imprint. On the effectiveness of that record, as well as the ferocity of her live shows and ceaseless touring, she snagged a cope with Lava and, in 1998, I Bificus premiered. The record was critically well-received and got some attention using the monitor “Instant of Weakness,” aided by way of a memorable, energetic online video. Purge adopted in 2001, however the American launch was delayed because the 1st single, “I REALLY LIKE Myself Today,” became a smash strike in Canada. After more than a year’s wait around, the recording finally arrived in america in nov 2002. The Essentially Nude retrospective made an appearance in 2004 before Bif Nude came back with Superbeautifulmonster in Sept 2005.

Quick Facts


Full Name Bif Naked
Profession Actor, Poet, Motivational speaker, Songwriter, Singer-songwriter, Cartoonist, Film Score Composer
Education University of Winnipeg, John Taylor Collegiate
Nationality Canadian
Spouse Ian Walker
Parents Jeanette Gibson, Kenneth Torbert
Music Songs I Love Myself Today, Spaceman, Moment of Weakness, Daddy's Getting Married, We're Not Gonna Take It, Chotee, Tango Shoes, Lucky, Choking on the Truth, Nothing Else Matters, Fuck You 2, Only the Girl, Rich and Filthy, Any Day Now, I Died, My Whole Life, Tell on You, You Are the Master, King of Karma, The World Is Over, Stolen Sidewalk, The Peacock Song, Make Like a Tree, The Gross, Gross Man, Rock Star Man, Porno Brainwash, Funeral of a Good Girl, BlueJay, Ladybug Waltz, Sick, So Happy I Could Die, No Me Drink
Albums I Bificus, Superbeautifulmonster, The Promise, Bif Naked Forever: Acoustic Hits & Other Delights, Purge, Okenspay Ordway, Bif Naked, Essentially Naked
Nominations MuchMusic Video Award for People's Choice: Favourite Canadian Artist, Juno Award for Rock Album of the Year
Movies Lunch With Charles, We All Fall Down, Is It Fall Yet?, The Boys Club, Crossing


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#Fact
1 Radio DJ on a Vancouver based radio station, 99.3 The Fox [November 2003]
2 Currently on tour promoting her new album SuperBeautifulMonster with Billy Idol. [August 2005]
3 Touring to promote her new album, "Purge" [September 2001]
4 Diagnosed with breast cancer.
5 Engaged to sports writer Ian Walker. The pair wed in Vancouver on 29 September (May 2007).
6 Graduated from John Taylor Collegiate and studied theatre at the University of Winnipeg.
7 Is a vegetarian.
8 Is the voice of Zoe, a video game character in EA Sport's game SSX Tricky (2001).
9 Had one of her teeth chipped during one of her performances after a wayward microphone stand hit her in the teeth after being inadvertently knocked over by a crowd surfing concert goer.
10 Owns her own recording label, "Her Royal Majesty's."
11 Was born to a couple of private school teenage students in New Delhi. She was adopted by American missionaries and brought to the US. She eventually moved to Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada and currently lives in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Moonlight 2008 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Birds of Prey 2002 TV Series performer - 1 episode
American Psycho II: All American Girl 2002 Video performer: "Dawn"
SSX Tricky 2001 Video Game performer: "Leader"
Lunch with Charles 2001 performer: "Parting Glass", "Closer to You", "No Mystery at All"
Roswell 2000 TV Series performer - 1 episode
WCW Monday Nitro 2000 TV Series performer - 2 episodes
Ready to Rumble 2000 performer: "We're Not Gonna Take It"
Charmed 2000 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Daria TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2000 writer - 1 episode, 2000
Buffy the Vampire Slayer TV Series performer - 1 episode, 1999 writer - 1 episode, 1999
The West Wing TV Series performer - 1 episode, 1999 writer - 1 episode, 1999
Anywhere But Here 1999 performer: "Chotee" / writer: "Chotee"
Better Than Chocolate 1999 performer: "My Whole Life" / writer: "My Whole Life"
Universal Soldier II: Brothers in Arms 1998 TV Movie performer: "Spaceman" / writer: "Spaceman"
The Boys Club 1996 performer: "The Letter"
Whale Music 1994 performer: "Succulent" / writer: "Succulent"

Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Cupcake Girls 2012 TV Series
False Creek Stories 2010 Short Sierra
Crossing 2007/I Bernie
The L Word 2006 TV Series Cynthia
Cold Squad 2004 TV Series Bif Naked
Essentially Naked 2003 Video short
Edgemont 2003 TV Series
SSX 3 2003 Video Game Zoe Payne (voice)
House of the Dead 2003 DJ
SSX Tricky 2001 Video Game Zoe Payne (voice)
Lunch with Charles 2001 Natasha
Daria in 'Is It Fall Yet?' 2000 TV Movie Alison (voice)
Buffy the Vampire Slayer 1999 TV Series Lead Singer
Once a Thief 1998 TV Series Nastassja Momomamet
The Boys Club 1996 Liquor Store Manager
Archangel 1990 Russian Soldier (as Biff Tolbert)

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Bif Naked Bride 2007 Video documentary short
Essentially Naked 2003 Video short
We All Fall Down 2000

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Essentially Naked 2003 Video short

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Boys Club 1996 featuring music by

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Essentially Naked 2003 Video short producer

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
One Life No Regrets 2017 Documentary post-production Herself
The Scene: An Exploration of Music in Toronto 2013 Documentary Herself
Life & Style with Zara 2012 TV Series Herself
Bif Naked Bride 2007 Video documentary short Herself
Bodog Music Battle of the Bands 2007 TV Series Herself
BodogFight: USA vs. Russia 2006 TV Movie Herself - Guest Announcer
Video on Trial 2005 TV Series Herself
Monday Report 2005 TV Series Herself
2003 Much Music Video Music Awards 2003 TV Special Herself
Edgemont 2002 TV Series Herself - Special Appearance
Lilith on Top 2001 Documentary Themselves
The Chris Isaak Show 2001 TV Series Herself
Big Sound 2001 TV Series Herself
Trackers 2000 TV Series Herself - Musical Guest
Pajama Party 2000 TV Series Herself
Best Actress 2000 TV Movie Herself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 1999 TV Series Herself - Musical Guest
NightMan 1998 TV Series Herself - Special Appearance
The Crow: Stairway to Heaven 1998 TV Series Herself
1996 MuchMusic Video Music Awards 1996 TV Special Herself - Presenter

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Monday Report 2005 TV Series

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#Quote
1 In hindsight, I think I was outrunning my marriage. We were just married prior to my being diagnosed and we didn't really know each other very well.. getting to know each other's coping skills. It probably distracted us from the reality that loomed, quite honestly. It was the captain of the high school football team with the little Ally Sheedy goth girl. It was really very 'Breakfast Club'.
2 I find [turning forty]very freeing. It's probably different for men, but for women when you start getting less-self-conscious, it usually corresponds with being fucking forty. It takes us that long to get it together. I think I finally have the ability to be really honest and embrace living the artist life, saying 'This is who I really am'. Never mind cancer. I never really had a chance to experience my own cancer, partly because I thought I was outrunning it.
3 Women don't like to be politically incorrect. But we already are.

#Trademark
1 Heavily tattooed arms

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