|Born||in Edinburgh, Scotland, UK|
|Birth Name||Derek William Dick|
|Height||6' 5½" (1.97 m)|
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The Scottish rock singer-songwriter best known by the stage name "Fish", Derek William Dick was the firstborn of Robert and Isabella Dick. His parents ran a garage and petrol station, where he worked as a pump attendant in his youth. He has a sister, Laura, three years his junior. He attended Kings Park Primary School and Dalkeith High School, in his childhood home town of Dalkeith, just outside Edinburgh. He left with grade A O-levels in History, Chemistry, English, Maths and Biology and grade B O-levels in German and English Literature.
In 1976, he started to work as forester. In 1980, he quit and started a musical career. He joined joined Marillion in 1981. After a year of intense gigging in the UK they got signed to EMI and released their debut album "Script for a Jester's Tear" in 1983. Their biggest hit singles were "Kayleigh" and "Lavender" in 1985 (from the number one album "Misplaced Childhood") and "Incommunicado" in 1987. Their other top 40 singles included "Garden Party", "Sugar Mice" and "Warm Wet Circles". In 1988, after touring their critically acclaimed fourth album "Clutching at Straws", he left the band to start a solo career .
In 1987, he married Tamara, a model from Berlin who he had met during the recording of the album "Misplaced Childhood" and who appears in the music video of "Kayleigh". Later she also appeared in the video of his solo single, "A Gentlemen's Excuse Me". They have a daughter, Tara Rowena Dick, born on January 1, 1991. In 2001, Fish and Tamara separated. His first acting job was in Zorro (1990). He continues to release albums and to tour. In March 2003, he was developing a script and making a new album.
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Vocalist/poet Fish joined the neo-progressive rock band Marillion in 1981 and led the band through numerous successes (including the world-wide hit song "Kayleigh") before departing for a solo career in 1988. A dynamic personal presence, both off and on stage, Fish branched out into acting while still a member of Marillion. Fish has made several TV guest shots including Zorro (1990) and The Ghost of Faffner Hall (1989).
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|Katherine Webb||(30 May 2009 - 2010) ( divorced)|
|Tamara Schnell||(25 July 1987 - 2003) ( divorced) ( 1 child)|