Phil Spector (1939–2021)

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Phil Spector was born on December 26, 1939 in The Bronx, New York, USA. He is known for Top Gun (1986), Mean Streets (1973) and Dirty Dancing (1987). He was married to Rachelle Marie Short , Janis Lynn Zavala, Ronnie Spector and Annette Lee Merar. He died on January 16, 2021 in French Camp, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

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


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 1999 Whigfield: Be My Baby (Music Video)
 1986 Eddie Money: Take Me Home Tonight (Music Video)
 1984 Karen Kamon: Da Doo Ron Ron (Music Video)
 1966 Lucy in London (TV Movie)
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Other Works:

Single: Produced "Pretty Little Angel Eyes" by Curtis Lee. See more »

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


5' 5" (1.65 m)


Rachelle Marie Short  (his death) | See more »

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[asked if he enjoyed the work of Andrew Lloyd Webber] Why, yes. In fact, I respect his work so much that one day I'd like to set it to music. See more »


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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