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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 Meatballs (1979). He has been married to Julie McWhirter since April 29, 1978. They have one child. He was previously married to Nancy Carmody. See full bio »

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Known For

La Bamba
La Bamba Ted Quillin
(1987)
Saturday Night Fever
(1977)
Meatballs
Meatballs Soundtrack
(1979)
Top of the Pops
Top of the Pops Soundtrack

Filmography

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 2008 The Young and the Restless (TV Series)
Bartender
- 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)
 1994 Married with Children (TV Series)
Rick Dees
- Nooner or Later (1994) ... Rick Dees (voice)
 1992 Roseanne (TV Series)
Ken
- 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)
 1987 La Bamba
Ted Quillin
 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)
Announcer
- 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 Short)
D.J. (voice)
 1982 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Melvin
 1982 Strike Force (TV Series)
Lothario
- Lonely Ladies (1982) ... Lothario
 1980 Top Ten (TV Movie)
 1979 Casper and the Angels (TV Series) (voice)
 1978 Record City
Gordon
 1965 Days of Our Lives (TV Series)
Ricardo Diaz (1999)
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Host of an infomercial for The Midnight Special (1972) "Legendary Performances" DVD Collection. Also appearing in the commercial are Debbie Harry, Smokey Robinson and Burt Sugarman. See more »

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Rick Dees and His Cast of Idiots
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He appeared in the music video and sang in the choir on the song "Voices That Care". See more »

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