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Richard Wright (II) (1943–2008)

Richard William Wright was born on 28th July, 1943, in Hatch End, London. His parents, Bridie and Cedric Wright had two other children, Selina and Guinevere. He quickly developed an interest in jazz and classical piano. Studying architecture at Regent Street Polytechnic in London, he met and formed a band with Roger Waters on bass, Nick Mason on ... See full bio »

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 2012 Best Possible Taste: The Kenny Everett Story (TV Movie) (writer: "Speak to Me/Breathe")
 2010 Cold Case (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Flashover (2010) ... (writer: "Marooned", "Time" - uncredited)
 2009 Top Gear (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #14.3 (2009) ... (writer: "The Great Gig In The Sky" - uncredited)
 2008 Chikara King of Trios 2008: Night 1 (Video) (writer: "Breathe")
 2006 The Eight (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Creation (2006) ... (writer: "Shine on You Crazy Diamond" - uncredited)
- Adam Goldberg (2006) ... (writer: "Breathe in the Air" - uncredited)
 2005 Energy Hunter (Short) (writer: "Shine On You Crazy Diamond")
 2005 Life, the Universe and Douglas Adams (Video documentary) (writer: "Shine On You Crazy Diamond (Part Two)")
 2005 C.R.A.Z.Y. (writer: "Shine On You Crazy Diamond", "The Great Gig In The Sky")
 2004 Stoners (Documentary) (writer: "Cluster One", "Marooned", "Keep Talking", "High Hopes")
 2004 Shabatot VeHagim (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Ha-Gomel (2004) ... (music: "Us And Them")
 2003 Good Morning, Night (writer: "Shine On You Crazy Diamond (Part One)", "The Great Gig In The Sky")
 2003 Pink Floyd Video Anthology (writer: "Interstellar Overdrive", "Pow R Toc H", "Paintbox", "A Saucerful of Secrets", "It Would Be So Nice", "Sysyphus", "Atom Heart Mother", "One of These Days", "Echoes", "Careful with That Axe, Eugene", "Time", "Us and Them")
 2002 VH1 Legends (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Pink Floyd & Syd Barrett (2002) ... (writer: "Shine On You Crazy Diamond", "Interstellar Overdrive", "Pow R. Toc H.", "Breathe")
 2001 Omnibus (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Syd Barrett: Crazy Diamond (2001) ... (writer: "Pow R. Toc H.", "Shine On You Crazy Diamond", "Interstellar Overdrive")
 2001 Dogtown and Z-Boys (Documentary) (writer: "Us and Them" - as Rick Wright)
 1994 Pink Floyd: P. U. L. S. E. Live at Earls Court (TV Special documentary) (music: "Shine On You Crazy Diamond", "Keep Talking", "Breathe", "Time", "Us And Them") / (writer: "One Of These Days", "The Great Gig In The Sky", "Any Colour You Like")
 1992 La Carrera Panamericana with Music by Pink Floyd (Video) (writer: "Pan Am Shuffle", "Carrera Slow Blues")
 1986 Killer Party (writer: "April")
 1977 Harley's Angels (writer: "Echoes" - uncredited)
 1976 The Streetwalker (writer: "Shine on You Crazy Diamond" - as Wright)
 1976 Domination Blue (writer: "Sysyphus Part Four", "Sysyphus Part Three", "A Saucerful of Secrets", "Careful with That Axe, Eugene" - uncredited)
 1971 Stamping Ground (Documentary) (writer: "A Saucerful of Secrets")
 1968 San Francisco (Short) (writer: "Interstellar Overdrive" - uncredited)
 1967 Tonite Let's All Make Love in London (Documentary) (writer: "Interstellar Overdrive")
 1967 Scene at 6:30 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- It's So Far Out, It's Straight Down! (1967) ... (writer: "Interstellar Overdrive")
 1967 Pink Floyd London '66-'67 (Documentary short) (writer: "Interstellar Overdrive")
 1966 The Look of the Week (TV Series) (writer: "Pow R. Toc H", "Interstellar Overdrive")
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Keyboarder, member of Pink Floyd (1965-1980 & 1988-present)

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As far as rock guitarists go he's (Jeff Beck) got to be my all-time hero. He started as a blues guitarist just like Clapton (Eric Clapton), but he's investigated the possibilities of the instrument much more. You probably won't know this, but when Syd (Syd Barrett) left Pink Floyd we actually asked Jeff Beck to join, he was our first choice. He was doing OK at the time so he turned us down. ... See more »


Father-in-law of Guy Pratt, who played bass guitar for Pink Floyd from 1987 (the beginning of the "A Momentary Lapse Of Reason" tour) until 1994 (the end of "The Division Bell" tour). See more »



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