Ringo Starr


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Ringo Starr is a British musician, actor, director, writer, and artist best known as the drummer of The Beatles who also coined the title 'A Hard day's Night' for The Beatles' first movie. He was born Richard Starkey on July 7, 1940, in a small two-storey house in the working class area of Liverpool, Merseyside, England. His father, Richard Starkey... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 13 wins & 24 nominations. See more awards »

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Known For

(1964)
Lisztomania The Pope
(1975)
50 First Dates Soundtrack
(2004)

Filmography

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 2016 The Peter Austin Noto Show (TV Series)
Self photo dream
- The Peter Austin Noto Show (2016) ... Self photo dream
- Episode #5.2 (2016) ... Self photo dream
 2015 The Beatles: 1 (Video)
Ringo Starr / Self - The Beatles (uncredited)
 2014 The Powerpuff Girls: Dance Pantsed (TV Movie)
Fibonacci Sequins (voice)
 2012 Thomas & Friends: Engine Friends (Video)
Narrator (voice)
 2012 Thomas & Friends: The Best of James (Video)
Narrator (voice)
 2011 The Best of Thomas & Friends Clips (US) (TV Series)
Narrator
- TBT: Disruptive Delivery (2011) ... Narrator (voice, uncredited)
- TBT: Edward's Exciting Endeavor (2011) ... Narrator (voice, uncredited)
- TBT: James' Grumpy Day (2011) ... Narrator (voice, uncredited)
- TBT: Thomas in Trouble (2011) ... Narrator (voice, uncredited)
- TBT: Hiding Henry (2011) ... Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 2010 Thomas & Friends: The Greatest Stories (Video)
Narrator (voice)
 2010 Thomas & Friends: The Best of Thomas (Video)
Narrator (voice)
 2009 Peter Kay's Animated All Star Band: The Official BBC Children in Need Medley (Music Video short)
Thomas the Tank Engine (voice)
 2005 Tears in Heaven (Music Video short)
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 2003 Radio
Stinger the mascot (uncredited)
 1998 Sabrina the Teenage Witch (TV Series)
Mummy
- Good Will Haunting (1998) ... Mummy (uncredited)
 1997 Paul McCartney: Beautiful Night (Music Video short)
Ringo Starr (uncredited)
 1996 The New Adventures of Nature Cat (Video)
Thomas (voice)
 1995 The Beatles: Real Love (Music Video short)
Ringo Starr (uncredited)
 1991 The Simpsons (TV Series)
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- Brush with Greatness (1991) ... Ringo Starr (voice)
 1990 Shining Time Station: 'Tis a Gift (TV Movie)
Mr. Conductor
 1990 Thomas & Friends: James Learns a Lesson (Video short)
Narrator (voice)
 1989 Jan Hammer: Too Much to Lose (Music Video short)
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 1989 Shining Time Station (TV Series)
Mr. Conductor
- Is This the End? (1989) ... Mr. Conductor
- Things That Go Ga-Hooga in the Night (1989) ... Mr. Conductor
- Mapping It Out (1989) ... Mr. Conductor
- Too Many Cooks (1989) ... Mr. Conductor
- Word's Out (1989) ... Mr. Conductor
 1989 Spirit of the Forest: Spirit of the Forest (Music Video)
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 1989 Tom Petty: I Won't Back Down (Music Video short)
Ringo Starr (uncredited)
 1988 George Harrison: When We Was Fab (Music Video short)
Ringo Starr (uncredited)
 1986 To the North of Katmandu (Short)
Elephant Polo Player, Cartier Team
 1984-1986 Thomas & Friends (TV Series short)
Narrator / Narrator (UK & US) / Narrator (UK)
- Woolly Bear (1986) ... Narrator (voice)
- Thomas and the Missing Christmas Tree (1986) ... Narrator (voice)
- Ghost Train (1986) ... Narrator (UK & US) (voice)
- Edward's Exploit (1986) ... Narrator (voice)
- The Diseasel (1986) ... Narrator (UK & US) (voice)
 1986 Billy Joel: A Matter of Trust (Music Video short)
Man on Street (uncredited)
 1985 Willie and the Poor Boys (Video short)
The Janitor
 1985 Alice in Wonderland (TV Mini Series)
The Mock Turtle
- Part 1 - Alice in Wonderland (1985) ... The Mock Turtle
 1985 Artists United Against Apartheid: Sun City (Music Video short)
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 1983 Paul McCartney: So Bad (Music Video short)
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 1983 Princess Daisy (TV Mini Series)
Robin Valerian
 1982 Paul McCartney: Take It Away (Music Video)
Ringo Starr (uncredited)
 1982 The Cooler (Short)
Prisoner / Cowboy
 1981 Caveman
Atouk
 1978 Ringo (TV Movie)
Ringo Starr / Ognir Rrats
 1977 Sextette
Laslo Karolny
 1975 Lisztomania
The Pope
 1974 Harry and Ringo's Night Out Promo Reel (Short)
Ringo / Cherub (voice)
 1973 Son of Dracula
Merlin
 1973 That'll Be the Day
Mike
 1972 Ringo Starr: It Don't Come Easy (Version 1) (Music Video short)
 1972 Ringo Starr: It Don't Come Easy (Version 2) (Music Video short)
 1971 Blindman
Candy
 1971 200 Motels
Larry The Dwarf / Frank Zappa
 1971 The Point
Narrator / Father (home video release) (voice)
 1970 The Beatles: The Long and Winding Road (Music Video short)
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 1970 The Beatles: Let It Be (Music Video short)
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 1970 Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (TV Series)
Guest Performer
- Guest Starring Ringo Starr (1970) ... Guest Performer
 1969 The Magic Christian
Youngman Grand
 1969 The Beatles: Something (Music Video short)
Ringo Starr (uncredited)
 1969 The Beatles: The Ballad of John and Yoko (Music Video short)
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 1969 The Beatles: Get Back (Music Video short)
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 1969 The Beatles: Don't Let Me Down (Music Video short)
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 1968 The Beatles: Yellow Submarine (Music Video short)
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 1968 Candy
Emmanuel
 1968 The Beatles: Revolution (Music Video short)
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 1968 The Beatles: Hey Jude (Music Video short)
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 1968 Yellow Submarine
Ringo (uncredited)
 1968 The Beatles: Lady Madonna - Version 1 (Music Video short)
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 1968 The Beatles: Lady Madonna - Version 2 (Music Video short)
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 1967 The Beatles: A Day in the Life (Music Video short)
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 1967 The Beatles: Strawberry Fields Forever (Music Video short)
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 1967 Magical Mystery Tour (TV Movie)
Richard B. Starkey / Talkative Magician (uncredited)
 1967 The Beatles: Blue Jay Way (Music Video short)
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 1967 The Beatles: I Am the Walrus (Music Video short)
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 1967 The Beatles: Hello, Goodbye - Version 2 (Music Video short)
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 1967 The Beatles: Hello, Goodbye - Version 3 (Music Video short)
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 1967 The Beatles: Hello, Goodbye (Music Video short)
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 1967 The Beatles: All You Need Is Love (Music Video short)
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 1967 The Beatles: Penny Lane (Music Video short)
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 1966 The Beatles: Rain (Music Video short)
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 1966 The Beatles: Paperback Writer - Version 2 (Music Video short)
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 1966 The Beatles: Rain - The Ed Sullivan Show Version (Music Video short)
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 1966 The Beatles: Paperback Writer (Music Video short)
Ringo Starr (uncredited)
 1966 The Beatles: Rain - B&W Version (Music Video short)
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 1965 The Beatles: Day Tripper - Version 2 (Music Video short)
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 1965 The Beatles: Day Tripper - Version 3 (Music Video short)
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 1965 The Beatles: We Can Work it Out (Music Video short)
Ringo Starr (uncredited)
 1965 The Beatles: We Can Work It Out - Version 2 (Music Video short)
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 1965 The Beatles: We Can Work It Out - Version 3 (Music Video short)
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 1965 The Beatles: Day Tripper - Version 1 (Music Video short)
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 1965 The Beatles: Help! - Version 2 (Music Video short)
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 1965 The Beatles: Ticket to Ride (Music Video short)
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 1965 The Beatles: A Hard Day's Night (Music Video short)
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 1965 The Beatles: Yesterday (Music Video short)
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 1965 Help!
Ringo (uncredited)
 1964 The Beatles: She Loves You - A Hard Day's Night Version (Music Video short)
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 1964 A Hard Day's Night
Ringo
 1964 The Beatles: Can't Buy Me Love (Music Video short)
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 1964 The Beatles: Please Please Me (Music Video short)
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 1964 The Beatles: Twist and Shout - The Ed Sullivan Show (Music Video short)
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 1964 The Beatles: I Want to Hold Your Hand - The Ed Sullivan Show (Music Video short)
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 1963 The Beatles: I Want to Hold Your Hand (Music Video short)
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 1963 The Beatles: She Loves You - Live at Manchester (Music Video short)
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 1963 The Beatles: From Me to You (Music Video short)
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 1963 The Beatles: She Loves You (Music Video short)
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 1963 The Beatles: Love Me Do (Music Video short)
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 1963 The Beatles: Twist and Shout (Music Video short)
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 1962 The Cavern Club (Music Video short)
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Show Show Self (286 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

TV commercial: With Micky Dolenz, Peter Tork and Davy Jones for Pizza Hut Stuffed Crust Pizza. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 2 Print Biographies | 15 Portrayals | 10 Interviews | 22 Articles | 5 Pictorials | 165 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

Facebook | Instagram | See more »

Alternate Names:

The Beatles | Richard Starkey M.B.E. | Richard Starkey MBE | Ringo | Richie Snare | Mr Richard Starkey | Richard Starkey

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)

Spouse:

Barbara Bach | See more »

Children:

Zak Starkey | See more »


Relatives:

Louis Starkey (grandchild) | See more »
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

... it's well-documented, in 1964 that old Bill Ludwig, he presented it to me. I bought these Ludwig drums, and in the shop in England, the guy wanted to take the sign out, but I love everything American, the music and the instruments. So I made him leave the sign on. So I was a running commercial--on Sullivan [Ed Sullivan's The Ed Sullivan Show (1948)], and all that touring of America, it said "... See more »

Trivia:

His brother-in-law is Eagles guitarist Joe Walsh. See more »

Trademark:

His unique sound and style that influenced successful drummers from Phil Collins to Dave Grohl See more »

Nickname:

Ritchie

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