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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 & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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 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 Peter Kay's Animated All Star Band: The Official BBC Children in Need Medley (Video short)
Thomas the Tank Engine (voice)
 2009 Thomas & Friends: James Learns a Lesson
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)
- 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)
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)
 1965 Help!
Ringo (as The Beatles)
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Other Works:

Album: "1967-1970" (w/The Beatles) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 2 Print Biographies | 12 Portrayals | 8 Interviews | 19 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

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Personal Quote:

[about his early drumming years with The Beatles] I started to be an engineer but I banged me thumb on the first day. I became a drummer because it was the only thing I could do. But whenever I hear another drummer I know I'm no good. [John Lennon] taught me the song I sing. I can only play on the off beat because John can't keep up on the rhythm guitar. I'm no good on the technical things but ... See more »

Trivia:

Played drums on several songs by Paul McCartney on the album "Pipes of Peace". 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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