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Rick Astley

This British singer was discoverd by the hit factory-producers Stock/Aitken/Waterman in 1987. They produced his biggest hits "Never Gonna Give You Up", "Whenever You Need Somebody", "Together Forever" and "My Arms Keep Missing You". See full bio »
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Known For

Cashback
Cashback Composer
2004
Oh Happy Day
Oh Happy Day Composer
2004

Filmography

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 2016 Good Morning Britain (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 31 May 2016 (2016) ... (performer: "Never Gonna Give You Up" - uncredited)
 2016 The Angry Birds Movie (performer: "Never Gonna Give You Up (7" Mix)")
 2016 World Championship Snooker (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- 2016: Day 2, Part 2 (2016) ... (performer: "Keep Singing" - uncredited)
 2016 Ochéntame... otra vez (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Amores de verano (2016) ... (performer: "Never Gonna Give You Up")
 2015 The Simpsons (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Puffless (2015) ... (performer: "Together Forever" - uncredited)
 2015 20 Moments That Rocked Pop (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Never Gonna Give You Up" - uncredited)
  CrazyJoshCravy (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2015) (writer - 1 episode, 2015)
- I Feel Like a Jerk (2015) ... (performer: "Never Gonna Give You Up") / (writer: "Never Gonna Give You Up")
 2013-2014 One Hit Wonderland (TV Series documentary) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Hooked on a Feeling by Blue Swede (2014) ... (performer: "Together Forever")
- You Spin Me Round (Like a Record) by Dead or Alive (2013) ... (performer: "Never Gonna Give You Up", "Together Forever")
 2014 Rude(Ish) Tube (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.20 (2014) ... (performer: "Never Gonna Give You Up" - uncredited)
 2013 One Chance (performer: "Never Gonna Give You Up")
 2011 Kinect Sports: Season Two (Video Game) (performer: "Never Gonna Give You Up")
 2011 EastEnders (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 23 August 2011 (2011) ... (performer: "Never Gonna Give You Up" - uncredited)
 2011 Total Wipeout (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- North vs. South (2011) ... (performer: "Never Gonna Give You Up" - uncredited)
 2010 Rio Sex Comedy (performer: "Never Gonna Give You Up")
 2010 Hounded (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Look at the Stars (2010) ... (performer: "Never Gonna Give You Up" - uncredited)
 2009-2010 Live from Studio Five (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.103 (2010) ... (performer: "Never Gonna Give You Up")
- Episode #1.42 (2009) ... (performer: "Never Gonna Give You Up")
 2010 Celebrity Big Brother (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #7.27 (2010) ... (performer: "Together Forever" - uncredited)
 2009 Replaying: The Game (Video Game) (performer: "Never Gonna Give You Up")
 2009 Welcome to the 80's (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Charts, Clips und Kommerz (2009) ... (performer: "Never Gonna Give You Up")
 2009 Chikara: 2009 King of Trios - Night 1 (Video) (performer: "Never Gonna Give You Up")
 2009 Loose Women (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #13.105 (2009) ... (performer: "Never Gonna Give You Up" - uncredited)
 2008 DR's store juleshow (TV Special documentary) (performer: "Together Forever", "Cry For Help", "Whenever You Need Somebody", "Never Gonna Give You Up", "White Christmas") / (writer: "Cry For Help")
 2008 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (TV Movie) (performer: "Never Gonna Give You Up")
 2008 Banda sonora (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #4.11 (2008) ... (performer: "Together Forever")
 2008 The Game (Video Game) (performer: "Never Gonna Give You Up")
 2008 New Tricks (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- A Face for Radio (2008) ... (performer: "Never Gonna Give You Up" - uncredited)
 2005-2007 It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- The Aluminum Monster vs. Fatty Magoo (2007) ... (performer: "Together Forever" - uncredited)
- Charlie Has Cancer (2005) ... (performer: "Never Gonna Give You Up" - uncredited)
 2005 Movie Music Mania (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Where Do I Begin?")
 2003-2005 Cold Case (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Family (2005) ... (performer: "Together Forever" - uncredited)
- Churchgoing People (2003) ... (performer: "Never Gonna Give You Up" - uncredited)
 2005 Doctor Who (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Father's Day (2005) ... (performer: "Never Gonna Give You Up" - uncredited)
 2004 Oh Happy Day (performer: "Sing", "One Horse Town") / (producer: "Sing", "One Horse Town", "Faith, Hope & Love") / (writer: "Sing", "One Horse Town", "Faith, Hope & Love")
 2004 Cashback (Short) (performer: "Ben's Theme" - as R. Astley) / (writer: "Ben's Theme" - as R. Astley)
 2003 Monkey Dust (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.4 ... (writer: "Shakespeare's Way With Words" - uncredited)
 2002 I Love the '80s (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- 1988 (2002) ... (performer: "Never Gonna Give You Up" - uncredited)
 2001 Stars 2001 - Die Aids-Gala (TV Special documentary) (performer: "Don't Ask") / (writer: "Don't Ask")
 2000 Playing the Field (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #4.1 (2000) ... (performer: "Never Gonna Give You Up" - uncredited)
 2000 Laços de Família (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2000) ... (performer: "When I Fall In Love" - uncredited)
 1999 Stars in Their Eyes (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #10.12 (1999) ... (writer: "Hold Me in Your Arms")
 1991 Amnesty International's Big 30 (TV Movie) (performer: "Cry for Help") / (writer: "Cry for Help")
 1990 Aquile (TV Movie) (performer: "Take Me To Your Heart") / (writer: "Take Me To Your Heart")
 1989 M&M, the Incredible Twins (performer: "Never Gonna Give You Up")
 1989 Pahiram ng isang umaga (performer: "Never Gonna Let You Go")
  Only Fools and Horses.... (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 1987 - 1989) (writer - 1 episode, 1989)
- The Unlucky Winner Is... (1989) ... (performer: "Hold Me In Your Arms" - uncredited) / (writer: "Hold Me In Your Arms" - uncredited)
- The Frog's Legacy (1987) ... (performer: "Never Gonna Give You Up" - uncredited)
 1988 The Prince's Trust Rock Gala (Documentary) (performer: "Never Gonna Give You Up", "With a Little Help from my Friends")
 1988 Trouble im Penthouse (TV Movie) (performer: "Together Forever" - uncredited)
 1988 Polizeiinspektion 1 (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Nackte Tatsachen (1988) ... (performer: "Whenever You Need Somebody" - uncredited)
- Schlafstörungen (1988) ... (performer: "Whenever You Need Somebody" - uncredited)
 1988 Redeye Express (TV Movie) (performer: "Never Gonna Give You Up")
  Derrick (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1988) (writer - 1 episode, 1988)
- Mord inklusive (1988) ... (performer: "Whenever you need somebody") / (writer: "Whenever you need somebody")
 1987 Rick Astley: Never Gonna Give You Up (Video short) (performer: "Never Gonna Give You Up")
 1986 Knights & Emeralds ("Modern Girl")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

TV commercial for Mitsuya Cider (Japan) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Article | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Rick

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

You can't explain the feeling of singing hit songs to an audience - it's like being a genuine sports star at the peak of their powers. See more »

Trivia:

Co-wrote the song "Mission Statement" with former Marillion singer Fish (from Fish's 1999 album "Raingods with Zippos"). See more »

Trademark:

Full, rich, sonorous baritone/tenor voice

Nickname:

The Singing Teaboy See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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