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Brandon Cruz

Brandon Cruz portrayed Eddie Corbett in The Courtship of Eddie’s Father when he was just 5 until almost 8. He did a few movies and guest spots after that, but trying hard to shed the ‘Eddie’ image he got into punk and began singing for bands and has fronted Dr. Know for many years

Where are they now?

Currently he is touring Europe with The Dead Kennedys as their singer, braving and laughing off the attempts by previous singer, Jello Biafra, to sabotage and ridicule his role as frontman. He’s proved he’s more than ‘Little Eddie’ and also that he can pull off this most trying stint with the Dk’s. He has a new CD coming out, Father, Son and Holy Shit sometime in August.

In August, 2003 the Dead Kennedys and Cruz announced that Cruz would be leaving the band by “mutual decision”.

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7 responses to “Brandon Cruz”

  1. I named my son after Brandon Cruz. I just fell in says:

    Susan said: I named my son after Brandon Cruz. I just fell in love with little Eddie.

  2. Dave says:

    Brandon Cruz lived right down the street from our house in Oxnard. He went to the same school as well as Silver Strand Beach. We were kids at the time but remember him well.

  3. Jackilyn Pyzocha says:

    I had the biggest crush on Bill Bixby in this series and the “Hulk” Mr. Bixby was a hunk!

  4. I like to show your Harkins me back to when I was says:

    I love to show it takes me back to when I was a boy the courtship of Eddie’s father.

  5. Joyce says:

    Cruz rejoined Dr. Know, which continues to perform, and has recently finished a new CD, Killing For God (Unrest Records). Dr. Know dissolved on August 16th, 2010. Cruz has a new band called MDCN MN.

    Cruz was interviewed in the documentary film American Hardcore: The History of American Punk Rock, 1980-1986.

    Cruz has been a surfer all his life, growing up on the challenging beach break of Silver Strand Beach in Oxnard, California. His travels have included Puerto Rico, Brazil, Israel, Japan, India, China, Indonesia, The Mentawai Islands, The Canaries, The Caribbean, The Bahama’s, The Andaman Islands, The Galapagos Islands, Sri Lanka, Alaska, Morocco, Australia, Tasmania, New Zealand, Russia, Africa, South America, Central America, Hawaii, secret spots the world over, and Cuba. He still surfs whenever and wherever possible.

  6. Swiggy says:

    After leaving the Dead Kennedys, Cruz returned to his previous group, Dr. Know. Dr. Know broke up on August 16th, 2010. Cruz has a new band called MDCN MN

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