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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 was an actor, known for Buddy Rich and His Band: Channel One Suite (1985), Buddy Rich and His Orchestra (1948) and The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962). He died on April 2, 1987 in Santa Monica, California, USA. See full bio »

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Filmography

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 1970 Here's Lucy (TV Series)
Buddy Rich
- Lucy and the Drum Contest (1970) ... Buddy Rich
 1967 Away We Go (TV Series)
- Episode #1.14 (1967)
 1960 Visit to a Small Planet
Drummer (uncredited)
 1957 The Marge and Gower Champion Show (TV Series)
Cozy
 1955 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
George
- From the Top (1955) ... George
 1946 The Great Morgan
Drummer (uncredited)
 1945 Thrill of a Romance
Member Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra (uncredited)
 1943 Du Barry Was a Lady
Member Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra (uncredited)
 1943 How's About It
Orchestra Leader
 1942 Ship Ahoy
Drummer in Tommy Dorsey Orchestra (uncredited)
 1941 Las Vegas Nights
Orchestra Drummer (uncredited)
 1939 Dancing Co-Ed
Drummer (uncredited)
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Show Show Self (39 credits)
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Other Works:

Guested on the daytime television program "Red Rowe's Get Together". See more »

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1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | See more »

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Personal Quote:

There is no greatest or fastest in music. It's just impossible. There probably is a boy somewhere in Idaho that no one's ever heard of who's probably better than anyone else. See more »

Trivia:

Notoriously short-tempered, he often clashed with other volatile stars, including Frank Sinatra. On TV chat shows, he had a reputation for insulting or acerbic remarks, particularly regarding pop singers he found wanting. See more »

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Libra

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