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Dingle, Liverpool, Lancashire, England, UK
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Richard Starkey MBE (born 7 July 1940), known professionally as Ringo Starr, is an English musician, singer, songwriter and actor who gained worldwide fame as the drummer for the Beatles. He occasionally sang lead vocals, usually for one song on an album, including "With a Little Help from My Friends", "Yellow Submarine" and their cover of "Act Naturally". He also wrote the Beatles' songs "Don't Pass Me By" and "Octopus's Garden", and is credited as a co-writer of others, such as "What Goes On" and "Flying".
Actor/Actress, Soundtrack, Producer
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Richard Starkey Jr. was an only child of English working-class parents. His father left the family when Ringo was three, and young Starkey endured a somewhat sickly childhood with recurring bouts of tuberculosis. He got his first set of drums at 13, and dropped out of school at 15. After that, Starr worked as a delivery man and drummed for Rory Storm & The Hurricanes. He was hired to replace drummer Pete Best as the fourth and final Beatle, and alongside John Lennon, Paul McCartney, and George Harrison. Despite the band`s phenomenal success, Starr has been described as a merely adequate drummer. He sang on only a handful of their songs -- "Yellow Submarine", "With a Little Help from My Friends" -- and wrote only two of their songs, "Octopus` Garden" and "Don`t Pass Me By".
After the Beatles broke up, Starr had solo hits including "It Don`t Come Easy", "Photograph", "You`re 16", and "Oh My My", while doing the occasional light acting. He narrated the delightful Harry Nilsson cartoon The Point, then produced Son of Dracula film starring Nilsson as the Count and Starr as Merlin the Magician. Starr co-starred in Mae West`s last film, Sextette, and starred in the Caveman with Dennis Quaid, Shelley Long, and Barbara Bach. Bach and Starr were married in 1981. He played the Mock Turtle in a 1986 BBC telemovie of Alice in Wonderland. He was the train`s conductor on Shining Time Station in 1990 and 1991, until he was replaced by George Carlin.
Starr tours with his All Starr Band, with a varying lineup that has included Peter Frampton, Jack Bruce, Colin Hay, Paul Carrack, Mark Rivera, and Sheila E, as well as Ringo`s drummer son Zak.
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Full Name at Birth
Richard Starkey Jr.
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Richard Henry Parkin Starkey (confectioner)
Harry Graves (step father)
Tiger (Dog - when lived with Maureen)
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Zak Starkey (son) (drummer), Jason Starkey (son), Flora Evans (daughter-in-law), Lee Starkey (daughter) (fashion designer), Jay Mehler (son-in-law) (musician), Marjorie Bach (sister-in-law), Joe Walsh (brother-in-law) (musician), Francesca Gregorini (step-daughter) (filmmaker)
St. Silas Primary School, England, UK, Dingle Vale Secondary Modern School, England, UK
Drummer, Singer, Songwriter, Composer, Actor, Producer, Author
www.ringostarr.com/, www.ringotour.com/, www.drummerworld.com/drummers/Ringo_Starr.html
Tatia Jayne Starkey (granddaughter)
Keith Moon, Eddie Miles
Paul McCartney, John Lennon, George Harrison, Pete Best, Stuart Sutcliffe, George Martin, Andy White, Mick Jagger
Liverpool, Cranleigh, London, Los Angeles, Monte Carlo, New York
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Celebrity Talent International
TV commercial: With Micky Dolenz, Peter Tork and Davy Jones for Pizza Hut Stuffed Crust Pizza, TV commercial: Oldsmobile, (1986) TV commercial: Sun Country wine cooler, (2000) TV commercial: Charles Schwab Investing
www.nndb.com/people/071/000023002/, www.facebook.com/ringostarrmusic, twitter.com/ringostarrmusic
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Rock, Pop, Rock And Roll, Country
Vocals, Drums, Percussion, Keyboards, Guitar
Parlophone, United Artists, Capitol, Apple, Swan, Vee-Jay, Tollie, Atlantic, Rca, Mercury, Koch, Private Music, Boardwalk, Rykodisc, Hip-O
Rory Storm and the Hurricanes, The Beatles, Plastic Ono Band, Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band, The Band, Peter Frampton, Steve Lukather
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pop, rock and roll, country
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Married||Barbara Bach and Ringo Starr
have been married since 27th Apr 1981. |||
Who is he dating right now?
Barbara Bach and Ringo Starr have been married for 35 years. They were dating for 1 year after getting together in Feb 1980 and were married on 27th Apr 1981.
Ringo Starr was previously married to Maureen Starkey (1962 - 1975).
He has also been engaged to Nancy Lee Andrews (actress/model/photographer) (1974 - 1980) and Geraldine McGovern (1957 - 1961).
Ringo Starr has had relationships with Shelley Duvall (1978 - 1979), Susan Alpert (1977), Samantha Juste (1976 - 1979), Lynsey de Paul (1975 - 1976), Chris O'Dell (1973), Vicki Hodge (1964), Paula Bennet (1963), Patricia Davies (1957 - 1962), Debralee Scott, Uschi Obermaier ( - present), Christine Keeler and Stephanie La Motta.
Ringo Starr has 3 children, Zak (51), Jason (49) and Lee Parkin (45).
Ringo Starr is a 76 year old British Musician. Born Richard Starkey Jr. on 7th July, 1940 in Dingle, Liverpool, Lancashire, England, UK and educated at St. Silas Primary School, England, UK, he is famous for The Beatles in a career that spans 1957–present. His zodiac sign is Cancer.
Ringo Starr has been in 3 on-screen matchups, notably with Barbara Bach in Caveman (1981), Maureen Starkey in Beatles' Biggest Secrets (2007) and Shelley Long in Caveman (1981).
Ringo Starr is a member of the following lists:
Glam rock musicians,
Ringo Starr family and
English male singer-songwriters.