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Ringo Starr


Ringo Starr is a British musician, actor, director, writer, and artist best known as the drummer of The Beatles who also coined the title 'A Hard day's Night' for The Beatles' first movie. He was born Richard Starkey on July 7, 1940, in a small two-storey house in the working class area of Liverpool, Merseyside, England. His father, Richard Starkey... See full bio »
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Won 1 Oscar. Another 4 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Thomas & Friends
Thomas & Friends Narrator / Narrator (UK & US)
(1984-1986)
The Last Waltz
The Last Waltz Himself - Performer
(1978)

Filmography

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 2015 Thomas & Friends: 1st Class Stories (Video short)
Narrator (voice)
 2012 Saint Street
Homeless 2
 2012 Thomas & Friends: Engine Friends (Video)
Narrator
 2012 Thomas & Friends: The Best of James (Video short)
Narrator (voice)
 2010 Thomas & Friends: The Best of Thomas (Video)
Narrator (voice)
 2009 Thomas & Friends: James Learns a Lesson (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 2005 The Beatles: Love Me Do (Video)
 1998 Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (TV Series)
Mummy
- Good Will Haunting (1998) ... Mummy (uncredited)
 1992 Shelley Duvall's Bedtime Stories (TV Series)
Narrator (segment "Elbert's Bad Word")
- Elbert's Bad Word/Weird Parents (1992) ... Narrator (segment "Elbert's Bad Word") (voice)
 1984-1986 Thomas & Friends (TV Series short)
Narrator / Narrator (UK & US)
- Thomas Comes to Breakfast (1986) ... Narrator (voice)
- Thomas and the Missing Christmas Tree (1986) ... Narrator (voice)
- Woolly Bear (1986) ... Narrator (voice)
- Edward's Exploit (1986) ... Narrator (voice)
- Ghost Train (1986) ... Narrator (voice)
 1983 Princess Daisy (TV Movie)
Robin Valerian
 1982 Paul McCartney: Take It Away (TV Movie)
First Drummer
 1982 The Cooler (Short)
Prisoner
 1981 Caveman
Atouk
 1978 Ringo (TV Movie)
Ringo Starr / Ognir Rrats
 1978 Sextette
Laslo Karolny
 1974 Son of Dracula
Merlin, the Magician
 1973 That'll Be the Day
Mike
 1971 Blindman
Candy
 1971 200 Motels
Larry The Dwarf / Frank Zappa
 1971 The Point (TV Movie)
Narrator / Father (home video release) (voice)
 1968 Candy
Emmanuel
 1968 Yellow Submarine
Ringo (uncredited)
 1967 Magical Mystery Tour (TV Movie)
Richard B. Starkey / Talkative Magician (uncredited)
 1965 Help!
Ringo (as The Beatles)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Music video: Appeared in Tom Petty video "I Won't Back Down" (fellow Beatle George Harrison also appears). See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 2 Print Biographies | 12 Portrayals | 9 Interviews | 21 Articles | 5 Pictorials | 18 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Alternate Names:

The Beatles | Richard Starkey M.B.E. | Richard Starkey MBE | Mr Richard Starkey | Richard Starkey

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Personal Quote:

I love the modern technology now. I was a little opposed to it--"Oh, in my day, we used to have a donkey turning the wheel, and two guys chewing tape to make it soft". See more »

Trivia:

In a curious coincidence, Ringo is the actual Japanese word for apple. "Apple" was also The Beatles' record label founded in 1968. See more »

Trademark:

Complicated, individualistic drum fills, such as phrasing just slightly after the beat See more »

Nickname:

Ritchie

Star Sign:

Cancer

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George Harrison + Maureen Starkey? jahan215-1
(Yes, it's time for) Delete your post Ringo Style! saynotoRIC
Favorite Ringo Songs Charles_Bronson
TOO BUSY for fanmail?!! iamtheshed-1
Is this true? CalieoLucy
Songs featuring two or more Beatles abigarmar
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