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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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Known For

Doctor Strange
Doctor Strange Soundtrack
(2016)
Pink Floyd at Pompeii
Pink Floyd at Pompeii Music Department
(1972)
C.R.A.Z.Y.
C.R.A.Z.Y. Soundtrack
(2005)

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 2016 Doctor Strange (writer: "Interstellar Overdrive" - as Rick Wright)
 2016 La macchinazione (writer: "Atom Heart Mother Suite" - as Rick Wright)
 2016 The Great Everything & the Nothing (writer: "Money / The Great Gig In The Sky")
 2015 Far Out (writer: "Shine On You Crazy Diamond")
 2014/III The Gambler (writer: "Time")
 2014 BeReverse (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Moti Kirshenbaum (2014) ... (writer: "Shine On You Crazy Diamond")
 2014 Loose Women (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #18.169 (2014) ... (writer: "The Great Gig in the Sky" - uncredited)
 2014 Pink Floyd: Marooned (Short) (performer: "Marooned") / (writer: "Marooned")
 2013 Est' mir i po etu storonu monitora (Short) (writer: "Time")
 2013 When Albums Ruled the World (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Breathe" - uncredited)
 2012 Best Possible Taste: The Kenny Everett Story (TV Movie) (writer: "Speak to Me/Breathe")
 2012 Pink Floyd: The Story of Wish You Were Here (Documentary) (performer: "Shine On You Crazy Diamond (Parts I-V)", "Welcome to the Machine", "Have a Cigar", "Wish You Were Here", "Shine On You Crazy Diamond (Parts VI-IX)") / (writer: "Shine On You Crazy Diamond (Parts I-V)", "Shine On You Crazy Diamond (Parts VI-IX)")
 2011 Café de Flore (writer: "Breathe", "Time")
 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)
 2009 Skins (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Cook (2009) ... (writer: "The Great Gig in the Sky", "One of These Days")
 2008 Chikara: King of Trios 2008 - Night I (Video) (writer: "Breathe")
 2006 Ha-Shminiya (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Creation (2006) ... (writer: "Shine on You Crazy Diamond" - uncredited)
- Adam Goldberg (2006) ... (writer: "Breathe in the Air" - uncredited)
  Uvolnete se, prosím (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2006) (music - 1 episode, 2006)
- Episode dated 14 April 2006 (2006) ... (lyrics: "Us and Them") / (music: "Us and Them")
 2006 David Gilmour: On an Island (Short) (performer: "On an Island")
 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 Hinter Gittern - Der Frauenknast (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Liebe ist stärker als der Tod (2004) ... (writer: "Shine On You Crazy Diamond")
 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 Aileen: Life and Death of a Serial Killer (Documentary) (writer: "Time" - uncredited)
  Classic Albums (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 2003) (writer - 1 episode, 2003)
- Pink Floyd: Dark Side of the Moon (2003) ... (performer: "Speak to Me", "Breathe", "On the Run", "Time", "The Great Gig in the Sky", "Money", "Us and Them", "Any Colour You Like", "Brain Damage", "Eclipse") / (writer: "Breathe", "Time", "The Great Gig in the Sky", "Us and Them", "Any Colour You Like")
 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)
 1996 Rick Wright: Night of a Thousand Furry Toys (Short) (performer: "Night of a Thousand Furry Toys") / (writer: "Night of a Thousand Furry Toys")
 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") / (performer: "Shine on You Crazy Diamond", "Learning to Fly", "High Hopes", "Take It Back", "Coming Back to Life", "Sorrow", "Keep Talking", "Another Brick In The Wall Part 2", "One Of These Days", "Speak to Me", "Breathe", "On the Run", "Time", "The Great Gig in the Sky", "Money", "Us And Them", "Any Colour You Like", "Brain Damage", "Eclipse", "Wish You Were Here", "Comfortably Numb", "Run Like Hell") / (writer: "One Of These Days", "The Great Gig in the Sky", "Any Colour You Like")
 1994 Pink Floyd: High Hopes (Short) (performer: "High Hopes")
 1994 Pink Floyd: Take It Back (Short) (performer: "Take It Back")
 1992 Aileen Wuornos: The Selling of a Serial Killer (Documentary) (writer: "Time" - as Wright)
 1992 La Carrera Panamericana with Music by Pink Floyd (Video) (writer: "Pan Am Shuffle", "Carrera Slow Blues")
 1990 Derrick (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Tod am Waldrand (1990) ... (writer: "Shine on you crazy diamond", "Careful with that axe, Eugene")
- Der Einzelgänger (1990) ... (writer: "Shine On You Crazy Diamond")
 1989 Pink Floyd: Delicate Sound of Thunder (TV Special) (performer: "Shine On You Crazy Diamond (Part I)", "Signs of Life", "Learning to Fly", "Sorrow", "The Dogs of War", "On the Turning Away", "One of These Days", "Time", "On the Run", "The Great Gig in the Sky", "Wish You Were Here", "Us and Them", "Money" (NTSC version only), "Comfortably Numb", "One Slip", "Run Like Hell", "Shine On You Crazy Diamond (Parts II-V)" (audio only) (end credits)) / (writer: "Shine On You Crazy Diamond (Part I)", "One of These Days", "Time", "The Great Gig in the Sky", "Us and Them", "Shine On You Crazy Diamond (Parts II-V)" (audio only) (end credits))
 1988 L'imperatore di Roma (writer: "Sysyphus" - uncredited)
 1987 Nekoliko prizora iz jednog Estebanovog zivota (Short) (writer: "Pow R. Toc H.")
 1987 Pink Floyd: Learning to Fly (TV Short) (performer: "Learning to Fly")
 1987 Zeppelin - Das fliegende Schiff (Video documentary) (writer: "Shine On You Crazy Diamond" - uncredited)
 1986 Killer Party (writer: "You're No Fool" (April))
 1984 Gasoline (writer: "One of These Days")
 1982 Pink Floyd: Hey You (Short) (performer: "Hey You")
 1977 Harley's Angels (writer: "Echoes" - uncredited)
 1977 Pink Floyd: Welcome to the Machine (Short) (performer: "Welcome to the Machine")
 1976 La marge (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)
 1976 Dominatrix Without Mercy (writer: "Careful with That Axe, Eugene" - uncredited)
 1976 Tian huang ju xing (writer: "Shine On You Crazy Diamond")
 1975 Pink Floyd: Shine on You Crazy Diamond (Short) (performer: "Shine On You Crazy Diamond (Parts I-V)", "Shine On You Crazy Diamond (Parts VI-IX)") / (writer: "Shine On You Crazy Diamond (Parts I-V)", "Shine On You Crazy Diamond (Parts VI-IX)")
 1973 Pink Floyd: Dark Side of the Moon (Short) (performer: "Speak to Me", "Breathe", "On the Run", "Time", "The Great Gig in the Sky", "Money", "Us and Them", "Any Colour You Like", "Brain Damage", "Eclipse") / (writer: "Breathe", "Time", "The Great Gig in the Sky", "Us and Them", "Any Colour You Like")
 1972 Pink Floyd at Pompeii (Documentary) (writer: "Echoes Part 1", "Careful with that Axe Eugene", "A Saucerful of Secrets", "One of these Days (I'm Going to Cut You into Little Pieces)", "Mademoiselle Nobs" (based on the song, "Seamus"), "Echoes Part 2", "Us and Them", "Any Colour You Like", "Cluster One")
 1972 Ai nu (writer: "Come In Number 51, Your Time Is Up", "Heart Beat, Pig Meat")
 1972 Little Sisters (writer: "A Saucerful of Secrets (Syncopated Pandemonium)" - uncredited)
 1972 Pink Floyd: One of These Days (Short) (performer: "One of These Days") / (writer: "One of These Days")
 1972 Pink Floyd: Time (Short) (performer: "Time") / (writer: "Time")
 1971 Stamping Ground (Documentary) (writer: "A Saucerful of Secrets")
 1970 Zabriskie Point (writer: "Come in Number 51, Your Time is Up", "Heart Beat, Pig Meat", "Crumbling Land")
 1969 More (writer: "Up The Khyber", "Party Sequence", "Main Theme", "Ibiza Bar", "More Blues", "Quicksilver", "Dramatic Theme")
 1968 San Francisco (Short) (writer: "Interstellar Overdrive" - uncredited)
 1968 Pink Floyd: Point Me at the Sky (Short) (performer: "Point Me at the Sky")
  Tienerklanken (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1968) (writer - 1 episode, 1968)
- Pink Floid (1968) ... (performer: "Astronomy Domine", "The Scarecrow", "Corporal Clegg", "Paintbox", "Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sun", "See Emily Play", "Bike") / (writer: "Paintbox")
 1968 Pink Floyd: Apples and Oranges (Short) (performer: "Apples and Oranges")
 1967 Pink Floyd London '66-'67 (Documentary short) (performer: "Interstellar Overdrive", "Nick's Boogie") / (writer: "Interstellar Overdrive")
 1967 Tonite Let's All Make Love in London (Documentary) (performer: "Interstellar Overdrive", "Nick's Boogie") / (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: Arnold Layne (Short) (performer: "Arnold Layne")
 1966 The Look of the Week (TV Series) (writer: "Pow R. Toc H", "Interstellar Overdrive")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Album: Wet Dream (1984) Album: Zee - Identity (1996) Album: Broken China See more »

Publicity Listings:

41 Articles | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Pink Floyd | Rick Wright

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

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 »

Trivia:

Was forced to leave Pink Floyd during "The Wall" recording sessions in the fall of 1979. Paid as a session musician for the band's 1980-1981 world tour. See more »

Nickname:

Rick

Star Sign:

Leo

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