Charlie Watts (I) (1941–2021)

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Charlie Watts was born on June 2, 1941 in Bloomsbury, London, England as Charles Robert Watts. He was an actor and producer, known for Blue Ice (1992), Shine a Light (2008) and Just a Kiss (2002). He was married to Shirley Ann Shepherd. He died on August 24, 2021 in London. See full bio »


(age 80) in London, England, UK

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Known For

Blue Ice Drummer
Shine a Light Producer
Just a Kiss Soundtrack
Supernatural Soundtrack


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 1992 Blue Ice
Drummer (uncredited)
 1985 Willie and the Poor Boys (Video short)
Willie and the Poor Boys
 1983 Digital Dreams (TV Movie)
Party Guest
 1969 Heads (Short)
 1966 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series)
- Episode #20.1 (1966) ... Singer (as The Rolling Stones)
 1955 The Scarlet Coat
Will Potter (uncredited)
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Other Works:

Wrote and illustrated "Ode To A Highflying Bird," a biography of Charlie Parker told in a book-for-children style. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 3 Portrayals | 2 Interviews | 6 Articles | 2 Pictorials | See more »

Alternate Names:

The ABC Of Boogie Woogie | The Rolling Stones | Rolling Stones


5' 8" (1.73 m)


Shirley Ann Shepherd  (his death)  (1 child)

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Personal Quote:

I don't like playing outdoors and I certainly don't like festivals. See more »


Although Mick Jagger and Keith Richards are the only remaining founding members of The Rolling Stones, Watts joined the group within less than a year of its inception. See more »


His jazz-influenced, but heavy style of playing the drums with The Rolling Stones.


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