WESTPORT, Conn. -- Happy birthday to Westport's Neal Smith.
Smith, who has owned a home in Westport, was born Sept. 23, 1947 in Akron, Ohio.
He performed as the drummer for Alice Cooper from 1967 to 1976.
He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, in the "Performer" category, as a member of the original Alice Cooper band.
His breakout album was Love It to Death and subsequent successful albums were Killer, School's Out and Billion Dollar.