Gavin Rossdale was born on October 30, 1965 in Kilburn, London, England as Gavin McGregor Rossdale. Rossdale is an English musician and actor, known as the lead singer and lead guitarist of the rock band Bush. Following Bush's separation in 2002, which lasted for eight years, he was the lead singer and guitarist for Institute, and later began a solo career. When performing solo, Rossdale plays songs from his musical libraries. Rossdale has been ranked in the Top 100 Heavy Metal Vocalists by Hit Parader (number 75). Rossdale has also appeared in the films Zoolander (2001), Mayor of the Sunset Strip (2004), Little Black Book (2004), The Game of Their Lives (2005) and How to Rob a Bank (2008). Additionally, he appeared in the crime drama television series Criminal Minds in an episode, "The Performer" (2009), portraying a rock star named Paul Davies who takes a vampire-like alter-ego named Dante whose music is involved in a string of exsanguination murders. He appeared in the eighth episode of season 5 of Burn Notice. His most recent role was Ricky in the 2013 film The Bling Ring, based off real-life convict Johnny Ajar.