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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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 2015 Thomas & Friends: 1st Class Stories (Video short)
Narrator (voice)
 2012 Saint Street
Homeless 2
 2012 Thomas & Friends: Engine Friends (Video)
 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)
- 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)
- Ghost Train (1986) ... Narrator (voice)
- Thomas and the Missing Christmas Tree (1986) ... Narrator (voice)
- Woolly Bear (1986) ... Narrator (voice)
- Edward's Exploit (1986) ... Narrator (voice)
 1983 Princess Daisy (TV Movie)
Robin Valerian
 1982 Paul McCartney: Take It Away (TV Movie)
First Drummer
 1982 The Cooler (Short)
 1981 Caveman
 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
 1971 Blindman
 1971 200 Motels
Larry The Dwarf / Frank Zappa
 1971 The Point (TV Movie)
Narrator / Father (home video release) (voice)
 1968 Candy
 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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Although released in June 1983, "Old Wave," was recorded and produced from July 1978, at Sweet Silence Studios, Copenhagen, Denmark and also at Starr's own Starling Studios (located on his Tittenhurst Park Estate, Ascot, (which he had purchased from John Lennon in 1973) during February 1982, April 6-16 1982, and finally from ... See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 2 Print Biographies | 12 Portrayals | 8 Interviews | 21 Articles | 5 Pictorials | 18 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

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


5' 6" (1.68 m)

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The music industry is still musicians playing music. If it has changed in any way, it is that nobody who really cares about music is running the industry. In the '80s accountants ended up running it, and they still are. The record industry has fallen apart. But we are on to the new age, a digital one. See more »


Missed several years of school, because of illness growing up. Learned to read and write with the help of a neighbor girl, who became his babysitter. See more »


Has worn sunglasses in and out since the 1980s See more »



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