BirthdayAugust 22, 1967
BirthplaceKirkland, USA

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Layne Staley

    Full name: Layne Staley
    Also known as: Layne Staley, Staley, Layne
    Professions: Soundtrack, Director, Actor

  2. Layne Staley Measurements

    Height: 6' 1" (1.85 m)

  3. Layne Staley Known for

    The Perfect Storm (2000), Last Action Hero (1993), The Faculty (1998), Funny People (2009)

  4. Layne Staley Death information

    Died: Friday, 5th of April, 2002 (Age: 34)
    Death cause: Drug overdose

  5. Layne Staley Biography

    Layne Thomas Staley (August 22, 1967 – April 5, 2002) was an American musician who served as the lead singer and co-songwriter of the rock band Alice in Chains, which he co-founded along with guitarist Jerry Cantrell in Seattle, Washington in 1987. Alice in Chains rose to international fame as part of the grunge movement of the early 1990s. The band became known for his distinct vocal style, as well as the harmonized vocals between him and Cantrell. Staley was also a member of the supergroups Mad Season and Class of '99. By mid-1996, Staley would be out of the public spotlight, never to perform live again. Staley also struggled throughout his adult life with depression and a severe drug addiction, culminating with his death on April 5, 2002.

  6. Layne Staley Family

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