Rick Parfitt (1948–2016)


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Rick Parfitt was born on October 12, 1948 in Woking, Surrey, England as Richard John Parfitt. He was an actor, known for Once Upon a Time in the Midlands (2002), Guitars, Guns and Paradise! (2013) and Crossroads (1964). He was married to Lyndsay Whitburn, Patty Beedon and Marietta Booker. He died on December 24, 2016 in Marbella, Spain. See full bio »

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(age 68) in Marbella, Spain

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Crossroads Soundtrack
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 2014 The Life of Rock with Brian Pern (TV Series)
Francis Rossi
- Bi-Polar Polar Bear Aid (2014) ... Francis Rossi
 2013 Status Quo: GoGoGo (Video short)
Rick Parfitt
 2013 Status Quo: Looking Out for Caroline (Video short)
Rick Parfitt
 2013 Status Quo: Bula Bula Quo (Video short)
Rick Parfitt
 2012 Status Quo: Down Down (Prices Are Down) (Video short)
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 2011 Status Quo: Two Way Traffic (Video short)
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 2011 Status Quo: Rock 'n' Roll 'n' You (Video short)
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 2010 Status Quo: In the Army Now (2010 Version) (Video short)
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 2008 Status Quo: It's Christmas Time (Video short)
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 2007 Status Quo: Beginning of the End (Video short)
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 2005 Coronation Street (TV Series)
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- Episode #1.6150 (2005) ... Rick Parfitt
- Episode #1.6149 (2005) ... Rick Parfitt
- Episode #1.6148 (2005) ... Rick Parfitt
- Episode #1.6123 (2005) ... Rick Parfitt
- Episode #1.6122 (2005) ... Rick Parfitt
 2005 Status Quo: All That Counts Is Love (Video short)
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 2005 Status Quo: The Party Ain't Over Yet (Video short)
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 2005 Avenue of the Stars: 50 Years of ITV (TV Special)
Performer (as Status Quo)
 2004 Status Quo: Thinking of You (Video short)
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 2004 Status Quo: You'll Come 'Round (Video short)
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 2002 Status Quo: Jam Side Down (Video short)
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 1999 Status Quo: The Way It Goes (Video short)
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 1996 Status Quo & The Beach Boys: Fun, Fun, Fun (Video short)
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 1996 Status Quo & Maddy Prior: All Around My Hat (Video short)
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 1995 Status Quo: When You Walk in the Room (Video short)
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 1994 Status Quo: I Didn't Mean It (Video short)
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 1994 Status Quo: Sherri, Don't Fail Me Now! (Video short)
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 1994 Status Quo: Restless (Video short)
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 1992 Status Quo: Rock 'til You Drop (Video short)
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 1991 Status Quo: Can't Give You More (Video short)
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 1990 Status Quo: The Anniversary Waltz - Part One (Video short)
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 1989 Status Quo: Little Dreamer (Video short)
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 1989 Status Quo: Not at All (Video short)
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 1988 Status Quo: Burning Bridges (Video short)
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 1988 Status Quo: Running All Over the World (Video short)
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 1988 Status Quo: Who Gets the Love? (Video short)
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 1988 Status Quo: Ain't Complaining (Video short)
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 1986 Status Quo: Dreamin' (Video short)
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 1986 Status Quo: In the Army Now (Video short)
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 1986 Status Quo: Rollin' Home (Video short)
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 1984 Band Aid: Do They Know It's Christmas? (Video short)
Rick Parfitt (uncredited)
 1984 Status Quo: Going Down Town Tonight (Video short)
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 1984 Status Quo: The Wanderer (Video short)
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 1983 Status Quo: Marguerita Time (Video short)
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 1983 Status Quo: A Mess of Blues (Video short)
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 1983 Status Quo: Ol' Rag Blues (Video short)
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 1982 Status Quo: Dear John (Video short)
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 1981 Status Quo: Rock 'n' Roll (Video short)
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 1981 Status Quo: Something 'Bout You Baby I Like (Video short)
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 1980 Status Quo: Don't Drive My Car (Video short)
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 1980 Status Quo: What You're Proposing (Video short)
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 1979 Status Quo: Living on an Island (Video short)
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 1978 Status Quo: Accident Prone (Video short)
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 1978 Status Quo: Again and Again (Video short)
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 1978 Status Quo: Let Me Fly (Video short)
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 1978 Status Quo: Someone Show Me Home (Video short)
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 1977 Status Quo: Rockers Rollin' (Video short)
Rick Parfitt (voice)
 1977 Status Quo: Rockin' All Over the World (Video short)
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 1976 Status Quo: Mystery Song (Video short)
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 1973 Status Quo: Caroline (Video short)
Rick Parfitt
 1970 Die Drehscheibe (TV Series)
Singer
- Episode dated 19 August 1970 (1970) ... Singer (as Status Quo)
 1968 Status Quo: Technicolour Dreams (Video short)
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5' 9" (1.75 m)
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I think that anybody would be forgiven around that time if you've got a girl in the corner - everybody was doing that. There were loads of girls, and they were willing. They were all coming into the dressing room - you're walking into a rock band's dressing room with a skirt up to your chin. Everybody was messing about. Of course we were. Everybody was groping everybody - that was it at Top of ... See more »

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He suffered from health problems for many years. He underwent quadruple heart bypass surgery in 1997. He was diagnosed with throat cancer in December 2005. He blamed years of smoking fifty cigarettes a day for the disease. He suffered heart attacks in December 2011, August 2014 and June 2016. Despite all this, he continued to smoke cigarettes. See more »

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