Born: Ahead of his time, after decades of gestation.
Died: Many times on stage and in public.
In between: Traveled, adventured, drank, told lies, loved, formed opinions, corrected his opinions, invented his biography, hid from his creditors, evaded law enforcement and "all the other things one does to prove one is alive".
Religion: Wide and varied.
Ethnicity: Dubious, at best.
Preferences: Moderation in all things, especially in moderation.