There were lots of major announcements at DC FanDome Check out everything you missed in our news roundup. Read more. Looking for some great streaming picks? Check out some of the IMDb editors' favorites movies and shows to round out your Watchlist. Sign In. Up 3, this week. Born Stanley Eisen on January 20, , in Queens, New York, Stanley took a keen interest in music from a young age, and in his early teens he
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Paul Stanley born January 20, as Stanley Bert Eisen is an American singer, songwriter and painter, best known for being the rhythm guitarist and co-lead vocalist of the rock band Kiss. He is the writer or co-writer of many of the band's highest-charting hits. Stanley established The Starchild character for his Kiss persona and is known for his distinctive, wide-ranging voice. Both of his parents are Jewish. He was the second of two children; his older sister Julia  was born two years earlier. His father's parents were from Poland. Stanley was raised Jewish, although he did not consider his family very observant and did not celebrate his bar mitzvah. Stanley's right ear was misshapen from a birth defect called microtia until having reconstructive surgery at the age of 30; he was unable to hear on that side, he found it difficult to determine the direction of a sound, and he could not understand speech in a noisy environment. Despite his hearing problem, Stanley enjoyed listening to music, and he watched American Bandstand on television.