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Rick Dees

Rick Dees was born on March 14, 1950 in Jacksonville, Florida, USA as Rigdon Osmond Dees. He is an actor and writer, known for La Bamba (1987), Saturday Night Fever (1977) and Days of Our Lives (1965). He has been married to Julie McWhirter since 1977. They have one child. He was previously married to Nancy Carmody. See full bio »

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La Bamba
La Bamba Ted Quillin
Saturday Night Fever
Days of Our Lives
Days of Our Lives Ricardo Diaz (1999)
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 2008 The Young and the Restless (TV Series)
- Episode #1.9018 (2008) ... Bartender
- Episode #1.9016 (2008) ... Bartender
 1996 Diagnosis Murder (TV Series)
Rick Dees
- Murder by the Book (1996) ... Rick Dees
 1994 Burke's Law (TV Series)
 1992 Roseanne (TV Series)
- The Commercial Show (1992) ... Ken
 1990 Jetsons: The Movie
Rocket Rick Ragnarok (voice)
 1986-1988 The Flintstone Kids (TV Series)
Additional Voices
- Philo's D-Feat/The Birthday Shuffle/Captain Cavedog (1988) ... Additional Voices (voice)
- Camper Scamper/Bone Voyage/The Cream-Pier Strikes Back (1988) ... Additional Voices (voice)
- Anything You Can Do, I Can Do Betty/Haircutastrophe (1987) ... Additional Voices (voice)
 1986 The Gladiator (TV Movie)
Garth Masters
 1984 Pink Panther and Sons (TV Series)
Additional Voices
- Panky's Pet (1984) ... Additional Voices (voice)
 1983 The Greatest American Hero (TV Series)
- It's Only Rock and Roll (1983) ... Announcer
 1982 The Gary Coleman Show (TV Series)
Additional Voices
- You Oughtta' Be in Pictures/Derby Daze (1982) ... Additional Voices (voice)
- Fouled Up Fossils/Going, Going, Gone (1982) ... Additional Voices (voice)
 1982 Stanley, the Ugly Duckling (TV Movie)
D.J. (voice)
 1982 The Love Boat (TV Series)
 1982 Strike Force (TV Series)
- Lonely Ladies (1982) ... Lothario
 1980 Top Ten (TV Movie)
 1979 Casper and the Angels (TV Series) (voice)
 1978 Record City
 1965 Days of Our Lives (TV Series)
Ricardo Diaz (1999)
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Host of "Rick Dees Weekly Top 40" syndicated radio show. See more »

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Was replaced with entertainment personality Ryan Seacrest from his 20 year position in radio, as producers for his show wanted to go with someone younger. See more »

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