Phil Spector (1939–2021)

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Phil Spector was born on December 26, 1939 in The Bronx, New York, USA as Harvey Philip Spector. He is known for his work on Top Gun (1986), Mean Streets (1973) and Nine Months (1995). He was married to Rachelle Marie Short Spector, Janis Lynn Zavala, Ronnie Spector and Annette Merar. He died on January 16, 2021 in San Joaquin County, California, ... See full bio »

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Known For

Top Gun Soundtrack
Mean Streets Soundtrack
Nine Months Soundtrack
Dirty Dancing Soundtrack


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 1999 Whigfield: Be My Baby (Video short)
 1986 Eddie Money: Take Me Home Tonight (Video short)
 1984 Karen Kamon: Da Doo Ron Ron (Video short)
 1966 Lucy in London (TV Movie)
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He played the guitar solo on The Drifters' recording of "On Broadway". See more »

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4 Biographical Movies | 3 Print Biographies | 6 Portrayals | 40 Articles | See more »


5' 5" (1.65 m)

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Dan Kessel and David Kessel, Spector's production coordinators and musicians/vocalists in his infamous Wrecking Crew since 1974, are stepsons of legendary actor Mickey Rooney. See more »


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