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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)
 1985 Artists United Against Apartheid: Sun City (Video short)
Ringo Starr
 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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Other Works:

TV commercial: Sun Country wine cooler See more »

Publicity Listings:

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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I had this dream at 13 to play drums, nothing else, play drums. And when I got to play the drums, when I finally got a set when I was nearly 18, I wanted to play with good people and I started playing with the best band at the time, and then the next best band and then the biggest band, the best band of all. That's how it's always worked for me. I just wanna play, I wanna support the band. I love... See more »


While recording "Stop and Smell the Roses" at Cherokee Studios, he was joined by two former members of 'The Beatles' *qv( and their wives. John Lennon and Yoko Ono, as well as Paul McCartney and Linda McCartney, came into Cherokee to collaborate with Ringo on the solo album. Ron Wood from The Rolling Stones also collaborated, adding guitar, bass, saxophone, keyboards and back-up vocals. See more »


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



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