She started playing guitar at the age of eleven. Deep Purple inspired her to play.
About Lita Ford
Lead guitarist of The Runaways in the late 1970s who went on to pursue a successful solo career.
She was briefly engaged to Black Sabbath's guitarist Tony Iommi in the mid-1980s. She has two sons named Rocco and James.
Friends and colleagues
In the 2010 film The Runaways, Ford was portrayed by Scout Taylor-Compton.
She was recruited at age sixteen to become a member of The Runaways through Kim Fowley.