Happy Birthday Mark Knopfler!

ABOUT
Singer, songwriter, and lead guitarist in the rock band Dire Straits who also pursued a solo career with success.

BEFORE FAME
He started in the band Brewers Doop. He attended Harlow College and the University of Leeds.

TRIVIA
After being in the band Dire Straits, he started his solo career with the debut album Golden Heart.

FAMILY LIFE
He married his third wife Kitty Aldridge, the British actress and writer.

ASSOCIATED WITH
He has performed with artists like Bob Dylan.