Richard Branson

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Richard Branson was born on July 18, 1950 in Blackheath, London, England. He is a producer and actor, known for Superman Returns (2006), Around the World in 80 Days (2004) and Electric Dreams (1984). He has been married to Joan Templeman since December 20, 1989. They have three children. He was previously married to Kristen Tomassi. See full bio »

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Known For

Superman Returns Shuttle Engineer
(2006)
(2004)
Electric Dreams Producer
(1984)
(1976)

Filmography

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  Muscle Shoals (TV Series) (executive producer) (announced)
 2021 Eating Our Way to Extinction (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2018 Sides of a Horn (Short) (executive producer)
 2015 Chloe and Theo (executive producer)
 2013 Pandora's Promise (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2010 Jambo Jumbo (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2010 Equation of Change (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
 2008 Flight Attendant's Travel Guide: Los Angeles (Video) (executive producer)
 2004-2005 The Rebel Billionaire: Branson's Quest for the Best (TV Series) (executive producer - 12 episodes)
- Necker Island Finale (2005) ... (executive producer - as Sir Richard Branson)
- Miami (2005) ... (executive producer - as Sir Richard Branson)
- Episode #1.12 (2004) ... (executive producer - as Sir Richard Branson)
- Zimbabwe (2004) ... (executive producer - as Sir Richard Branson)
- Victoria Falls (2004) ... (executive producer - as Sir Richard Branson)
 1984 1984 (associate producer - uncredited)
 1984 Electric Dreams (executive producer)
 1979 The Space Movie (Documentary) (producer)
 1976 Acids of Virgin Music (producer)
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Other Works:

TV commercials for Virgin Credit Card. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 2 Interviews | 12 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Sir Richard Branson | Virgin co-founder

Height:

6' (1.83 m)

Spouse:

Joan Templeman  (3 children) | See more »
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Personal Quote:

The majestic and powerful polar bear is an iconic symbol of Canada around the world. With their habitat increasingly threatened and their very survival in jeopardy, now is the time for action. We owe it to the next generation to ensure that these magnificent animals will live on. See more »

Trivia:

When he started his record label, the first artist he signed was his school friend, Mike Oldfield. His album-length composition, "Tubular Bells", became a multi-million seller after it was used as the theme to the horror film The Exorcist (1973). See more »

Trademark:

More often than not sports a beard

Nickname:

Rich

Star Sign:

Cancer

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