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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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Known For

Filmography

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 1967 Away We Go (TV Series)
 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)
Show Show Soundtrack (11 credits)
Show Show Self (42 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (12 credits)

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Other Works:

CD: "Time Being: The Amazing Buddy Rich" (RCA) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | See more »


Alternate Names:

Buddy Rich and His Orchestra
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Did You Know?

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."

Trivia:

Gained fame as a drummer in swing bands and jazz bands. See more »

Nickname:

Traps

Star Sign:

Libra

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