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Vocalist/poet Fish joined the neo-progressive rock band Marillion in 1981 and led the band through numerous successes (including the world-wide hit song "Kayleigh") before departing for a solo career in 1988. A dynamic personal presence, both off and on stage, Fish branched out into acting while still a member of Marillion. Fish has made several ... See full bio »

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Known For

Live from Loreley
Live from Loreley Himself - vocals
Marillion: The EMI Singles Collection
Return to Childhood
The Jacket
The Jacket Jimmy Fleischer


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 2017 Car Share (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.4 (2017) ... (writer: "Kayleigh")
 2014 1987 (writer: "Lavender")
 2009 Frequently Asked Questions About Time Travel (writer: "Kayleigh" - as Dick)
 2009 Skins (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Cook (2009) ... (lyrics: "Kayleigh")
 2004 Nighty Night (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2004) ... (writer: "Lavender")
 2003 Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.8 (2003) ... (writer: "Kayleigh")
  Top Ten (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 2001) (writer - 1 episode, 2001)
- Prog Rock (2001) ... (performer: "Shortcut To Somewhere") / (writer: "Shortcut To Somewhere")
 2001 Late Night Shopping (writer: "Kayleigh")
 1994 Chasing the Deer ("Fortunes of War")
 1987 Live from Loreley (Video documentary) (writer: "Slàinte Mhath", "Assassing", "Script for a Jester's Tear", "Incubus", "Sugar Mice", "Hotel Hobbies", "Warm Wet Circles", "That Time of the Night", "Pseudo Silk Kimono", "Kayleigh", "Lavender", "Bitter Suite", "Heart of Lothian", "The Last Straw", "Incommunicado")
 1985 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Episode dated 3 October 1985 (1985) ... (writer: "Lavender Blue")
- Episode dated 12 September 1985 (1985) ... (writer: "Lavender Blue")
- Episode dated 5 September 1985 (1985) ... (writer: "Lavender")
 1983 Marillion: Recital of the Script (Video) (writer: "Script for a Jester's Tear", "Garden Party", "Chelsea Monday", "He Knows You Know", "Forgotten Sons", "Market Square Heroes")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Album (with Marillion): "B-Sides Themselves" See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 7 Interviews | 1 Article | 6 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Derek Dick | Marillion


6' 5½" (1.97 m)

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Personal Quote:

As much as I like Peter's (Peter Gabriel) work and having met him a few times over the years the idea of a collaboration wouldn't work. Personality wise we are very different and I think I may be too "loud" for him! He prefers to work with more "left field" performers and having experienced working with Peter Hammill on his "House of Usher" project in the early stages, having two vocals that ... See more »


He met singer Heather Findlay in December 2005 and they became engaged to be married. However, the wedding was cancelled in May 2007, ten weeks before it was due to happen. See more »


His lyrics are often fantastical or political and sometimes involve elaborate wordplay

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