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Bellomo, Eileen “Snooky”

She is a singer, boutique owner and cosmetics designer who is the sister of Tish Bellomo . Her father is her sales manager and her mother was chairwoman of the Department of Art Therapy at the School of Visual Arts in Manhattan.

In the early 1970s she was a member of The Stilettos with her sister and Debbie Harry and after the group Blondie had been formed in 1974, she and her sister sang back-up vocals at several gigs of theirs at CBGB in New York under the name Blondie & The Banzai Babies. She and her sister formed the band The Drop-Outs and in 1977 they were asked to be part of the band Sic F*cks that was formed for one gig. Since then they have continue to perform with this band once a year.

Also in 1977 she and her sister opened a boutique in New York that concentrated on punk rock items and now they have their own brand of accessories, hair colourings and make up called Manic Panic. Their designs are widely recognised and are worn by many celebrities including Cyndi Lauper, Steve Tyler, Gwen Stefani, Debbie Harry , Dennis Rodman and many others.

In 2002 she and her sister toured the US with the drinks company, Snapple, in the Die Hard Snapple Barbershop. As an actress she has been seen as the “Manic Panic girl” in the 1981 New York Beat Movie.

Here she is with her sister in New York…