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Buddy Rich (1917–1987)

Buddy Rich was born on September 30, 1917 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as Bernard Rich. He died on April 2, 1987 in Santa Monica, California, USA. See full bio »

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 2013 The Mark of Beauty (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Ayu (2013) ... (performer: "Sweethearts On Parade")
 2011 Metal Evolution (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Pre-Metal (2011) ... (performer: "Not So Quiet, Please")
 2009 ...Sings The Beatles (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Norwegian Wood")
 2005 So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Top 10 (2005) ... (performer: "Big Swing Face")
 2000 Freaks and Geeks (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Smooching and Mooching (2000) ... (performer: "The Monster" - uncredited)
 1997 A Simple Wish (performer: "From the Sticks" (1959)) / (writer: "From the Sticks" (1959))
 1982 Frank Sinatra: Concert for the Americas (Video) (performer: "Prologue" (from 'West Side Story'), "The Jet Song" (From 'West Side Story'))
 1975 The Mike Douglas Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 28 July 1975 (1975) ... (performer: "Sweet Georgia Brown" - uncredited)
 1958 Youthful Sinners ("Desperate Desmond")
 1942 Ship Ahoy (performer: "Hawaiian War Chant (Ta-Hu-Wa-Ha-Hai)" (1936) (uncredited), "I'll Take Tallulah" (1942))
 1941 Las Vegas Nights (performer: "The Trombone Man Is the Best Man in the Land" - uncredited)
 1939 Dancing Co-Ed (performer: "Gangbusters" - uncredited)
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Other Works:

CD: "Stick It" (RCA) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | See more »


Alternate Names:

Buddy Rich and His Orchestra
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Personal Quote:

[About close friend legendary drummer Gene Krupa] "Gene was the first one who made it possible for guys like me to become popular - to be noticed. We all owe him a great deal of gratitude." See more »

Trivia:

Biography in: "The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives". Volume Two, 1986-1990, pages 728-729. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1999. See more »

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Libra

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