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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 5 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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A Hard Day's Night
Lisztomania The Pope
The Magic Christian
The Magic Christian Youngman Grand


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 2015 The Beatles: 1 (Video)
Ringo Starr / Himself - The Beatles (uncredited)
 2015 Thomas & Friends: 1st Class Stories (Video short)
Narrator (voice)
 2014 The Powerpuff Girls: Dance Pantsed (TV Movie)
Fibonacci Sequins (voice)
 2012 Saint Street
Homeless 2
 2012 Thomas & Friends: Engine Friends (Video)
Narrator (voice)
 2012 Thomas & Friends: The Best of James (Video short)
Narrator (voice)
 2011 The Best of Thomas & Friends Clips (US) (TV Mini-Series)
- TBT: Disruptive Delivery (2011) ... Narrator (voice, uncredited)
- TBT: Edward's Exciting Endeavor (2011) ... Narrator (voice, uncredited)
- TBT: James' Grumpy Day (2011) ... Narrator (voice, uncredited)
- TBT: Thomas in Trouble (2011) ... Narrator (voice, uncredited)
- TBT: Hiding Henry (2011) ... Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 2010 Thomas & Friends: The Greatest Stories (Video)
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 (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 2005 The Beatles: Love Me Do (Video)
 1998 Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (TV Series)
- Good Will Haunting (1998) ... Mummy (uncredited)
 1997 Paul McCartney: Beautiful Night (Video short)
 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)
 1991 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Ringo Starr
- Brush with Greatness (1991) ... Ringo Starr (voice)
 1990 Shining Time Station: 'Tis a Gift (TV Movie)
Mr. Conductor
 1989 Shining Time Station (TV Series)
Mr. Conductor
- Things That Go Ga-Hooga in the Night (1989) ... Mr. Conductor
- Faith, Hope and Anxiety (1989) ... Mr. Conductor
- Just Wild About Harry's Workshop (1989) ... Mr. Conductor
- And the Band Played Off (1989) ... Mr. Conductor
- A Place Unlike Any Other (1989) ... Mr. Conductor
 1989 Tom Petty: I Won't Back Down (Video short)
 1988 George Harrison: When We Was Fab (Video short)
Ringo Starr
 1984-1986 Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends (TV Series)
Narrator / Narrator (UK & US) / Narrator (UK)
- 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)
 1985 Willie and the Poor Boys (Video)
The Janitor
 1985 Alice in Wonderland (TV Movie)
The Mock Turtle
 1983 Princess Daisy (TV Movie)
Robin Valerian
 1982 Paul McCartney: Take It Away (TV Movie)
First Drummer
 1982 The Cooler (Short)
Prisoner / Cowboy
 1981 Caveman
 1978 Ringo (TV Movie)
Ringo Starr / Ognir Rrats
 1978 Sextette
Laslo Karolny
 1975 Lisztomania
The Pope
 1974 Harry and Ringo's Night Out Promo Reel (Short)
Ringo / Little Angel Boy (voice)
 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)
 1970 The Beatles: Let It Be (Video short)
 1969 The Magic Christian
Youngman Grand
 1969 The Beatles: Something (Video short)
 1969 The Beatles: Get Back (Video short)
 1969 The Beatles: Don't Let Me Down (Video short)
 1968 Candy
 1968 The Beatles: Hey Jude (Video short)
 1968 Yellow Submarine
Ringo (uncredited)
 1967 Magical Mystery Tour (TV Movie)
Richard B. Starkey / Talkative Magician (uncredited)
 1967 The Beatles: Hello, Goodbye (Video short)
 1967 The Beatles: Penny Lane (Video short)
 1967 The Beatles: A Day in the Life (Video short)
 1966 The Beatles: Paperback Writer (Video short)
 1966 The Beatles: Rain (Video short)
 1965 The Beatles: We Can Work it Out (Video short)
 1965 Help!
Ringo (uncredited)
 1964 A Hard Day's Night
 1962 The Cavern Club (Short)
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Other Works:

TV commercial, "Rock Out in Comfort," for Relax Fit Shoes from Sketchers. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 2 Print Biographies | 12 Portrayals | 9 Interviews | 21 Articles | 5 Pictorials | 19 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

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


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I think the most exciting thing is that you expect people our age to know the music, but actually a lot of kids know the music, and if anything is left, we have left really good music, and that's the important part, not the mop-tops or whatever. See more »


Though Paul McCartney is the most successful former member of The Beatles, Ringo actually had more solo U.S. Top Ten hits (McCartney performed most of his Top Ten hits with Wings). See more »


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



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