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South Wentworthville, New South Wales, Australia
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Power Pop, Contemporary Pop/Rock, Album Rock, Bubblegum, AM Pop
Carefree, Exuberant, Amiable/Good-Natured, Confident, Fun, Earnest, Cheerful, Happy, Playful, Passionate, Innocent, Party/Celebratory, Aggressive, Rousing, Energetic
Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals
Rick Springfield (born Richard Lewis Springthorpe; 23 August 1949) is an Australian musician, singer, songwriter, actor and author. He was a member of the pop rock group Zoot from 1969 to 1971, then started his solo career with his début single "Speak to the Sky" reaching the top 10 in Australia in mid-1972, when he moved to the United States. He had a No. 1 hit with "Jessie's Girl" in 1981 in both Australia and the US, for which he received the Grammy Award for Best Male Rock Vocal Performance. He followed with four more top 10 US hits, "I've Done Everything for You", "Don't Talk to Strangers", "Affair of the Heart" and "Love Somebody". Springfield's two US top 10 albums are Working Class Dog (1981) and Success Hasn't Spoiled Me Yet (1982).
Actor/Actress, Soundtrack, Producer
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Rick Springfield (born Richard Lewis Springthorpe on August 23, 1949 in Sydney) is an Australian-American songwriter, musician and actor. As a musician he is most famous for the 1981 #1 single "Jessie`s Girl", which became a Grammy Award-winning landmark of 1980s pop-rock and helped establish the emerging music video age. Also an actor, Springfield`s best known role is that of the character Dr. Noah Drake on the daytime drama General Hospital. He originated the character from 1981-1983 and then returned to play him again from 2005 until present. He then appeared on Don`t Forget The Lyrics in January 2009 to sing his song "Jessie`s Girl" and his new song "What`s Victoria`s Secret." He stayed until the show was over. On March 19 2009 he plays a gig in support of Voices of Uganda at the Key Club in Los Angeles. The gig is co-organized by fellow General Hospital alum, actress Melissa Fitzgerald. Springfield grew up in a military family and frequently moved as his father was posted to various military bases throughout Australia and Great Britain. Springfield started playing piano at the age of 9 and the guitar at the age of 13. He first wrote songs when he was 14.
In 2006, Rick Springfield became a citizen of the United States, but also retains his Australian citizenship. In 2009, Rick made a surprise appearance on Don`t Forget the Lyrics! to commemorate the contestant`s love for the 1980s. He sang "Jessie`s Girl" after host Wayne Brady introduced him.
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Full Name at Birth
Richard Lewis Springthorpe
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Norman James Springthorpe
Eileen Louise Springthorpe
Musician, singer-songwriter, record producer, acto
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Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling)
United Talent Agency
(2000) TV commercial: AT&T phones.
Music Genre (Text)
Rock, power pop, hard rock
Vocals, guitar, keyboards, banjo
Sparmac, RCA, Gomer
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Married||Barbara Porter and Rick Springfield
have been married since 27th Oct 1984. |||
Who is he dating right now?
Barbara Porter and Rick Springfield have been married for 31 years. They were dating for 1 year after getting together in Oct 1983 and were married on 27th Oct 1984.
Rick Springfield has been in relationships with Penny Lane (1990), Geraldine Edwards (1990 - 1991), Connie Hamzy (1981) and Linda Blair (1974 - 1976).
Rick Springfield has 2 children, Liam (31) and Joshua (27).
Rick Springfield is a 67 year old Australian Actor. Born Richard Lewis Springthorpe on 23rd August, 1949 in South Wentworthville, New South Wales, Australia, he is famous for Jessie's Girl in a career that spans 1962–present. His zodiac sign is Leo.
Rick Springfield has been in 7 on-screen matchups, notably with Diane Lane in Give My Regards to Broad Street (1984), Finola Hughes in All My Children (1970), Jacklyn Zeman in General Hospital (1963), Mary-Margaret Humes in Dying to Dance (2001) and Janet Eilber in Hard to Hold (1984).
Rick Springfield is a member of the following lists:
Male actors from Sydney,
20th-century Australian male actors and
21st-century Australian male actors.
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