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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 married to Marie Allison. He died on April 2, 1987 in Santa Monica, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Whiplash
Whiplash Soundtrack
(2014)
Sinatra: Concert for the Americas
(1982)
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Himself / Himself - Musical Guest / Himself - Guest / Himself - Musician
(1966-1992)
Buddy Rich and His Band: Channel One Suite
Buddy Rich and His Band: Channel One Suite Himself - Leader and Drums
(1985)

Filmography

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 2015 The Leftovers (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Off Ramp (2015) ... (performer: "Figure Eights" - uncredited)
 2014 Whiplash (performer: "Cathy's Song") / (writer: "Cathy's Song")
 2013 Bi no tsubo (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 Sinatra: Concert for the Americas (Video) (performer: "Prologue" (from 'West Side Story'), "The Jet Song" (From 'West Side Story') - uncredited)
 1975 The Mike Douglas Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #14.216 (1975) ... (performer: "Sweet Georgia Brown" - uncredited)
 1961 Playboy's Penthouse (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.6 (1961) ... (performer: "Baubles, Bangles and Beads")
 1958 Les tricheurs ("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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Personal Details

Other Works:

CD: "Stick It" (RCA) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | See more »


Alternate Names:

Buddy Traps
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Did You Know?

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:

Started playing drums at the age of two. He was than known as "Traps the drum wonder" See more »

Nickname:

Bud See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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