When he hit superstardom in the early 1970s david bowie had a. This can create the illusion of having different coloured eyes because the fixed pupil does not respond to changes in light.
In the spring of 1962 bowie got into a fight with his school pal and later lifetime artistic partner george underwood.
David bowie different coloured eye. Well despite what it seems david bowie did not have different eye colors both of his eyes were blue. You might think that bowie had the condition called heterochromia where humans have two different coloured irises but that wasnt the case. But bowies case was different.
His eyes were the product not of genes but a teenage fistfight that resulted in anisocoria a condition in which a persons eyes have different size pupils. The punch inadvertently caused one pupil to become permanently dilated so bowies eyes appeared to be different colors. Throughout the singers life many people questioned whether his eyes were two different colours.
The right eye was blue the left appeared to be brown because of a deep. One of the enduring legends around the thin white duke was the unearthly colour of his eyes but the truth is rather different. This unusual appearance was the result of anisocoria a condition caused by bowies left pupil being permanently dilated.
What happened to david bowies eyes. Yet the cryptic lyric above from the lead single on david bowies new album is a reminder that the unusual appearance of his eyes was a key part of the singers star persona. The remarkable story behind david bowies most iconic feature.
At the centre of it all your eyes your eyes many aspects of the life and incredible achievements of david bowie will be considered in the weeks and months ahead following the news of. The problem occurred in the early 1960s when bowie was 12 13 years old and got into a fight with one of his friends called george underwood over a girl they both wanted to date. When you looked at bowie from afar he looked as though.