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Ric Ocasek


Ric Ocasek was born on March 23, 1949 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA as Richard Otcasek. He has been married to Paulina Porizkova since August 23, 1989. They have two children. He was previously married to Suzanne Otcasek. See full bio »

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 2016 BrainDead (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 2016 Everybody Wants Some!! (writer: "Good Times Roll")
 2015 7 Chinese Brothers (writer: "Since You're Gone", "Bye Bye Love")
 2014 Parenthood (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- These Are the Times We Live In (2014) ... (writer: "Moving In Stereo" - uncredited)
 2014 Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films (Documentary) (writer: "Shake It Up")
 2014 Caffeine Madness (Short) (writer: "Magic")
 2013 The Office (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Finale (2013) ... (writer: "You Might Think" - uncredited)
 2013 Regular Show in Space (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Do or Diaper (2013) ... (writer: "You Might Think")
 2012 Marvel One-Shot: Item 47 (Video short) (writer: "Just What I Needed", "Take Another Look")
 2012 $ellebrity (Documentary) (writer: "Since You're Gone")
 2012 Girls Against Boys (performer: "This Could Be Love")
 2012 Bachelorette (writer: "Moving in Stereo")
 2011 New Girl (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Thanksgiving (2011) ... (writer: "You Might Think" - uncredited)
 2011 What's Your Number? (writer: "Just What I Needed")
 2011 Hick (writer: "My Best Friend's Girl")
 2011 Cars 2 (writer: "You Might Think", "Piensas (You Might Think - Spanish Version)")
 2011 Super 8 (writer: "Bye Bye Love")
 2011 Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #3.80 (2011) ... (writer: "Just What I Needed" (uncredited), "You Might Think" (uncredited), "Blue Tip")
- Episode #3.33 (2011) ... (writer: "Drive" - uncredited)
 2011 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Adults Only 20 to 1: Naughty Trends (2011) ... (writer: "My Best Friend's Girl" - uncredited)
 2010 Total Wipeout (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Final (2010) ... (writer: "Drive" - uncredited)
 2005-2010 Cold Case (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Bombers (2010) ... (writer: "Since You're Gone" (Uncredited))
- Blank Generation (2005) ... (writer: "Moving In Stereo")
 2009 Glee (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Mattress (2009) ... (writer: "You Might Think" - uncredited)
 2009 One Tree Hill (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- I Just Died in Your Arms Tonight (2009) ... (writer: "Moving In Stereo" - uncredited)
 2009 Electric Dreams (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The 1980s (2009) ... (writer: "Drive")
 2009 I Love You, Man (writer: "Good Times Roll")
 2009 Comedy Central Roast of Larry the Cable Guy (TV Special documentary) (producer: "Buddy Holly")
 2009 Confessions of a Shopaholic (performer: "Emotions In Motion") / (writer: "Emotions In Motion")
 2008 Private Practice (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Nothing to Talk About (2008) ... (writer: "Good Times Roll" - uncredited)
- Equal & Opposite (2008) ... (writer: "Shake It Up" - uncredited)
 2008 My Best Friend's Girl (writer: "My Best Friend's Girl")
 2008 Turbocharge: The Unauthorized Story of The Cars (writer: "Hello Again")
 2007 Midnight Heat (writer: "Drive")
 2007 Good Luck Chuck (writer: "You Might Think")
 2007 Transformers (writer: "Drive")
 2006 Everybody Hates Chris (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Everybody Hates Superstition (2006) ... (writer: "Let the Good Times Roll")
 2006 Nail Polish (writer: "MAGIC")
 2006 The Bubble (producer: "On The Verge")
 2006 Click (performer: "Everybody" (2006), "Feelings Got to Stay" (1993)) / (writer: "Magic" (1984), "Everybody" (2006), "Feelings Got to Stay" (1993))
 2006 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Killer (2006) ... (writer: "Good Times Roll" - uncredited)
 2005 Just Like Heaven (writer: "Good Times Roll")
 2005 Sky High (writer: "Just What I Needed")
 2005 Nearing Grace (writer: "Let's Go" - as Richard Ocasek)
 2005 The Squid and the Whale (writer: "Drive")
 2004 The Prince and Me ("Shake It Up")
 2004 50 First Dates (writer: "Drive")
 2003 Wonderland (writer: "Good Times Roll" (1978))
 2003 Pauly Shore Is Dead (writer: "Good Times Roll")
 2002 Mr. Deeds (writer: "My Best Friend's Girl")
 2002 Ed (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Shot (2002) ... (writer: "Magic")
 2002 Sorority Boys (writer: "My Best Friend's Girl" - as Rick Ocasek)
 2001 Scrubs (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- My Own Personal Jesus (2001) ... (writer: "Moving in Stereo")
 2001 Not Another Teen Movie (writer: "Let's Go")
 2001 He Died with a Felafel in His Hand (writer: "Drive")
 2000 Lucky Numbers (writer: "Moving In Stereo")
 2000 Where the Money Is (writer: "You Might Think", "My Best Friend's Girl")
 2000 Freaks and Geeks (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Garage Door (2000) ... (writer: "Good Times Roll" - uncredited)
 1999 Boys Don't Cry (writer: "Just What I Needed")
 1999 200 Cigarettes ("Just What I Needed")
 1999 Jawbreaker (writer: "Good Times Roll")
 1998 The Wedding Singer (writer: "It's All I Can Do")
 1997 Excess Baggage (writer: "All Mixed Up")
 1997 The Saint ("You're All I've Got Tonight")
 1997 Private Parts (writer: "Since You're Gone")
 1997 Chasing Amy (writer: "Let's Go" (1979))
 1996 Wedding Bell Blues (writer: "You Might Think")
 1996 The Crow: City of Angels ("Gold Dust Woman") / (producer: "Gold Dust Woman")
 1996 The Craft (writer: "Dangerous Type")
 1995 Billy Madison (writer: "I'm Not The One" - as Rick Ocasek)
 1993 Beavis and Butt-Head (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Stewart's House (1993) ... (writer: "You Might Think")
 1992 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Human Duplicators (1992) ... (writer: "Candy-O")
 1990 Attack of the Killer Refridgerator (Video short) (writer: "Heartbeat City")
 1990 An American Summer (writer: "Good Times Roll")
 1988 Caddyshack II (producer: "I Run Right Back")
 1987 Date with an Angel (writer: "You Are The Girl")
 1987 Made in Heaven (performer: "I Still Want You") / (producer: "I Still Want You") / (writer: "I Still Want You")
 1978-1985 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Episode dated 22 August 1985 (1985) ... (writer: "Drive")
- Episode dated 15 March 1979 (1979) ... (writer: "Just What I Needed")
- Episode dated 1 March 1979 (1979) ... (writer: "My Best Friend's Girl")
- Episode dated 9 November 1978 (1978) ... (writer: "My Best Friends Girl")
 1985 Live Aid (TV Special documentary) (writer: "Drive", "Just What I Needed", "Heartbeat City")
 1985 A Chipmunk Reunion (TV Movie) (writer: "Shake It Up")
 1985 The Sure Thing (writer: "You Might Think")
 1985 The Fall Guy (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Spring Break (1985) ... (writer: "Hello Again" - uncredited)
 1982 Fast Times at Ridgemont High (writer: "Moving In Stereo")
 1979-1980 WKRP in Cincinnati (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Airplane Show (1980) ... (writer: "Gimme Some Slack")
- Preacher (1979) ... (writer: "Just What I Needed")
 1980 Times Square (writer: "Dangerous Type")
 1979 Promises in the Dark (writer: "MY BEST FRIEND'S GIRL")
 1979 Over the Edge (writer: "Just What I Needed", "Best Friend's Girl")
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Other Works:

Produced the Weezer album "Buddy Holly". See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

The Cars

Height:

6' 4" (1.93 m)
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Personal Quote:

People tell me all the time that I look forbidding or aloof. That doesn't bother me much - I am fairly private, withdrawn, and ... distant, I guess. But, um, I think that's okay.

Trivia:

Lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist for the 1970s-1980s New Wave band The Cars. See more »

Trademark:

Towering height and slender frame See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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