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Jagger was born into a middle-class family in [[Dartford]], [[Kent]].<ref>{{cite web|url=|title=Baptism entry for Mick Jagger, rock musician, from the registers of Dartford St. Alban for 6&nbsp;October 1943.|last=Anon|work=Medway City Ark Document Gallery|publisher=Medway Council|accessdate=17 September 2009}}</ref> His father, Basil Fanshawe "Joe" Jagger (13 April 1913&nbsp;– 11 November 2006), and grandfather, David Ernest Jagger, were both teachers. His mother, Eva Ensley Mary (née Scutts; 6 April 1913&nbsp;– 18 May 2000), born in [[New South Wales]], Australia, of English descent,<ref>{{cite web|url=|title=Ancestry of Mick Jagger||accessdate=5 May 2011}}</ref> was a hairdresser.<ref>{{cite news|last=Barratt|first=Nick|url=|title=Family detective: Mick Jagger|work=The Daily Telegraph|date=24 November 2006|accessdate=5 May 2011|location=London, UK}}</ref>
After studying dramatic art, Jagger has worked in many fields, including theatre, cinema, clothes design, and decoration. He first appeared in the musical 'Hair' in Tel Aviv for six months, later with the Black Theatre of Brixton at the ICA in London with Rufus Collins, then joined The Glasgow Citizens' Theatre where he appeared with, amongst others, Kieran[[Ciarán Hinds]], [[Pierce Brosnan]], and [[Sian Thomas]]. He also played repertory theatre in Nottingham, Plymouth, and Hammersmith Lyric London.
In the 1970s, his project for recording an album with the [[Flying Burrito Brothers]] was aborted. In the 1980s, he contributed to two of [[The Rolling Stones]]' albums, ''Dirty Work'' (1986) and ''Steel Wheels'' (1989), while he also worked in France with [[Vanessa Paradis]]'s producer, [[Franck Langolff]].
Jagger has also worked as a journalist (contributing articles for ''The Daily Telegraph'', ''The Guardian'', ''The Mail on Sunday'', ''The Independent on Sunday'' and ''Rolling Stone''), and wrote and presented for [[BBC Radio 2]] a program about [[Alexis Korner]], a blues pioneer, and co-produced a film for Sky Arts channel called ''I Got the Blues in Austin''.
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