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Richard Wright (II) (1943–2008)


Richard William Wright was born on 28th July, 1943, in Hatch End, London. His parents, Bridie and Cedric Wright had two other children, Selina and Guinevere. He quickly developed an interest in jazz and classical piano. Studying architecture at Regent Street Polytechnic in London, he met and formed a band with Roger Waters on bass, Nick Mason on ... See full bio »

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Doctor Strange Soundtrack
(2016)
C.R.A.Z.Y. Soundtrack
(2005)
The Gambler Soundtrack
(2014)
Pink Floyd: The Wall Music Department
(1982)

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 2018 Wimbledon (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- 2018: Day 11, Part 2 (2018) ... (writer: "Breathe" - uncredited)
- 2018: Day 11, Part 1 (2018) ... (writer: "Breathe" - uncredited)
 2017 Elliott's To Do List (Short) (writer: "Paintbox")
 2017 David Gilmour Live at Pompeii (Documentary) (writer: "What Do You Want From Me", "The Great Gig In the Sky", "One of These Days", "Shine On You Crazy Diamond", "Time / Breathe (Reprise)")
 2017 Many Covers II (Video) (writer: "Shine On You Crazy Diamond" - uncredited)
 2017 iZombie (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Return of the Dead Guy (2017) ... (writer: "Breathe (In The Air)")
 2017 Prime Suspect 1973 (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (2017) ... (writer: "The Great Gig in the Sky")
- Episode #1.1 (2017) ... (writer: "Time")
 2017 Legion (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Chapter 8 (2017) ... (writer: "Breathe" - uncredited)
 2017 The Farthest (Documentary) (writer: "Us And Them")
 2017 Paul Dandurand: The Compound, December 27, 2016 (Video short) (performer: "Time") / (writer: "Time")
 2016 Granada Reports (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 1 November 2016: Evening Bulletin (2016) ... (writer: "The Great Gig in the Sky" - uncredited)
 2016 Doctor Strange (writer: "Interstellar Overdrive" - as Rick Wright)
 2016 The Brontes at the BBC (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Interstellar Overdrive" - uncredited)
 2016 La macchinazione (writer: "Atom Heart Mother Suite" - as Rick Wright)
 2016 The Great Everything & the Nothing (writer: "Money / The Great Gig In The Sky")
 2015 Far Out (writer: "Shine On You Crazy Diamond")
 2014/III The Gambler (writer: "Time")
 2014 In Reverse (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Moti Kirshenbaum (2014) ... (writer: "Shine On You Crazy Diamond")
 2014 Loose Women (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #18.169 (2014) ... (writer: "The Great Gig in the Sky" - uncredited)
 2014 Pink Floyd: Marooned (Short) (writer: "Marooned")
 2013 Est' mir i po etu storonu monitora (Short) (writer: "Time")
 2013 When Albums Ruled the World (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Breathe" - uncredited)
 2012 Best Possible Taste: The Kenny Everett Story (TV Movie) (writer: "Speak to Me/Breathe")
 2012 Pink Floyd: The Story of Wish You Were Here (Documentary) (performer: "Shine On You Crazy Diamond (Parts I-V)", "Welcome to the Machine", "Have a Cigar", "Wish You Were Here", "Shine On You Crazy Diamond (Parts VI-IX)") / (writer: "Shine On You Crazy Diamond (Parts I-V)", "Shine On You Crazy Diamond (Parts VI-IX)")
 2011 Café de Flore (writer: "Breathe", "Time")
 2010 Cold Case (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Flashover (2010) ... (writer: "Marooned", "Time" - uncredited)
 2009 Top Gear (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #14.3 (2009) ... (writer: "The Great Gig In The Sky" - uncredited)
 2009 Skins (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Cook (2009) ... (writer: "The Great Gig in the Sky", "One of These Days")
 2008 Chikara: King of Trios 2008 - Night I (Video) (writer: "Breathe")
 2008 The Angry Video Game Nerd (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Dracula (2008) ... (writer: "Echoes" - uncredited)
 2006 The Eight (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Creation (2006) ... (writer: "Shine on You Crazy Diamond" - uncredited)
- Adam Goldberg (2006) ... (writer: "Breathe in the Air" - uncredited)
  Classic Albums (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 2006) (writer - 1 episode, 2006)
- Pink Floyd: Dark Side of the Moon (2006) ... (performer: "Speak to Me", "Breathe", "On the Run", "Time", "The Great Gig in the Sky", "Money", "Us and Them", "Any Colour You Like", "Brain Damage", "Eclipse") / (writer: "Breathe", "Time", "The Great Gig in the Sky", "Us and Them", "Any Colour You Like")
  Uvolnete se, prosím (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2006) (music - 1 episode, 2006)
- Episode dated 14 April 2006 (2006) ... (lyrics: "Us and Them") / (music: "Us and Them")
 2006 The Sopranos (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Fleshy Part of the Thigh (2006) ... (writer: "One Of These Days")
 2006 David Gilmour: On an Island (Video short) (performer: "On an Island")
 2006 Life on Mars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.2 (2006) ... (writer: "One Of These Days" - uncredited)
 2005 Energy Hunter (Short) (writer: "Shine On You Crazy Diamond")
 2005 Life, the Universe and Douglas Adams (Video documentary) (writer: "Shine On You Crazy Diamond (Part Two)")
 2005 C.R.A.Z.Y. (writer: "Shine On You Crazy Diamond", "The Great Gig In The Sky")
 2004 Shabatot VeHagim (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Ha-Gomel (2004) ... (music: "Us And Them")
 2004 Stoners (Documentary) (writer: "Cluster One", "Marooned", "Keep Talking", "High Hopes")
 2004 Hinter Gittern - Der Frauenknast (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Liebe ist stärker als der Tod (2004) ... (writer: "Shine On You Crazy Diamond")
 2003 Pink Floyd Video Anthology (writer: "Interstellar Overdrive", "Pow R Toc H", "Paintbox", "A Saucerful of Secrets", "It Would Be So Nice", "Sysyphus", "Atom Heart Mother", "One of These Days", "Echoes", "Careful with That Axe, Eugene", "Time", "Us and Them")
 2003 Good Morning, Night (writer: "Shine On You Crazy Diamond (Part One)", "The Great Gig In The Sky")
 2003 Aileen: Life and Death of a Serial Killer (Documentary) (writer: "Time" - uncredited)
 2002 VH1 Legends (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Pink Floyd & Syd Barrett (2002) ... (writer: "Shine On You Crazy Diamond", "Interstellar Overdrive", "Pow R. Toc H.", "Breathe")
 2001 Omnibus (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Syd Barrett: Crazy Diamond (2001) ... (writer: "Pow R. Toc H.", "Shine On You Crazy Diamond", "Interstellar Overdrive")
 2001 Dogtown and Z-Boys (Documentary) (writer: "Us and Them" - as Rick Wright)
 1997 Nachtstudio (TV Series documentary) (writer: "One of These Days")
 1996 Rick Wright: Night of a Thousand Furry Toys (Short) (performer: "Night of a Thousand Furry Toys") / (writer: "Night of a Thousand Furry Toys")
 1994 Pink Floyd: P. U. L. S. E. Live at Earls Court (TV Special documentary) (music: "Shine on You Crazy Diamond", "Keep Talking", "Breathe", "Time", "Us And Them") / (performer: "Shine on You Crazy Diamond", "Learning to Fly", "High Hopes", "Take It Back", "Coming Back to Life", "Sorrow", "Keep Talking", "Another Brick In The Wall Part 2", "One Of These Days", "Speak to Me", "Breathe", "On the Run", "Time", "The Great Gig in the Sky", "Money", "Us And Them", "Any Colour You Like", "Brain Damage", "Eclipse", "Wish You Were Here", "Comfortably Numb", "Run Like Hell") / (writer: "One Of These Days", "The Great Gig in the Sky", "Any Colour You Like")
 1994 Pink Floyd: High Hopes (Video short) (performer: "High Hopes")
 1994 Pink Floyd: Take It Back (Short) (performer: "Take It Back")
 1992 Aileen Wuornos: The Selling of a Serial Killer (Documentary) (writer: "Time" - as Wright)
 1992 La Carrera Pan Americana (Video documentary) (writer: "Pan Am Shuffle", "Carrera Slow Blues")
 1989-1990 Derrick (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Tod am Waldrand (1990) ... (writer: "Shine on you crazy diamond", "Careful with that axe, Eugene")
- Der Einzelgänger (1990) ... (writer: "Shine On You Crazy Diamond")
- Kisslers Mörder (1989) ... (writer: "Careful with that axe, Eugene")
 1989 Pink Floyd: Delicate Sound of Thunder (TV Special) (performer: "Shine On You Crazy Diamond (Part I)", "Signs of Life", "Learning to Fly", "Sorrow", "The Dogs of War", "On the Turning Away", "One of These Days", "Time", "On the Run", "The Great Gig in the Sky", "Wish You Were Here", "Us and Them", "Money" (NTSC version only), "Comfortably Numb", "One Slip", "Run Like Hell", "Shine On You Crazy Diamond (Parts II-V)" (audio only) (end credits)) / (writer: "Shine On You Crazy Diamond (Part I)", "One of These Days", "Time", "The Great Gig in the Sky", "Us and Them", "Shine On You Crazy Diamond (Parts II-V)" (audio only) (end credits))
 1988 The Emperor of Rome (writer: "Sysyphus" - uncredited)
 1987 Zeppelin: The Flying Airship (Video documentary) (writer: "Shine On You Crazy Diamond" - uncredited)
 1987 Nekoliko prizora iz jednog Estebanovog zivota (Short) (writer: "Pow R. Toc H.")
 1987 Pink Floyd: Learning to Fly (Video short) (performer: "Learning to Fly")
 1986 Killer Party (writer: "You're No Fool" (April))
 1984 Gasoline (writer: "One of These Days")
 1977 Revenge and Punishment (writer: "Mudmen", "Careful With That Axe Eugene" - uncredited)
 1977 Harley's Angels (writer: "Echoes" - uncredited)
 1977 House of De Sade (writer: "Careful with That Axe, Eugene", "A Saucerful of Secrets" - uncredited)
 1977 Pink Floyd: Welcome to the Machine (Short) (performer: "Welcome to the Machine")
 1977 Intimidation (writer: "Careful with That Axe, Eugene", "Several Species of Small Furry Animals Gathered Together in a Cave and Grooving with a Pict", "Remember a Day" - uncredited)
 1976 Fetishes of Monique (writer: "Careful With That Axe, Eugene" - uncredited)
 1976 Pornocopia Sensual (writer: "One Of These Days", "Careful With That Axe Eugene", "A Saucerful Of Secrets" - uncredited)
 1976 Sharon in the Rough (writer: "Careful with That Axe, Eugene" - uncredited)
 1976 The Streetwalker (writer: "Shine on You Crazy Diamond" - as Wright)
 1976 Domination Blue (writer: "Sysyphus Part Four", "Sysyphus Part Three", "A Saucerful of Secrets", "Careful with That Axe, Eugene" - uncredited)
 1976 Virgin Snow (writer: "The Great Gig in the Sky" - uncredited)
 1976 Dominatrix Without Mercy (writer: "Careful with That Axe, Eugene" - uncredited)
 1976 Exit the Dragon, Enter the Tiger (writer: "Shine On You Crazy Diamond")
 1975 Blow Some My Way (writer: "Careful with That Axe, Eugene", "Remember a Day" - uncredited)
 1975 Assault of Innocence (writer: "Careful with That Axe, Eugene", "One of These Days" - uncredited)
 1975 Pink Floyd: Shine on You Crazy Diamond (Short) (performer: "Shine On You Crazy Diamond (Parts I-V)", "Shine On You Crazy Diamond (Parts VI-IX)") / (writer: "Shine On You Crazy Diamond (Parts I-V)", "Shine On You Crazy Diamond (Parts VI-IX)")
 1973 Turist Ömer Uzay Yolu'nda (writer: "Echoes" - uncredited)
 1973 Pink Floyd: Dark Side of the Moon (Short) (performer: "Speak to Me", "Breathe", "On the Run", "Time", "The Great Gig in the Sky", "Money", "Us and Them", "Any Colour You Like", "Brain Damage", "Eclipse") / (writer: "Breathe", "Time", "The Great Gig in the Sky", "Us and Them", "Any Colour You Like")
 1972 Pink Floyd: Live at Pompeii (Documentary) (writer: "Echoes Part 1", "Careful with that Axe Eugene", "A Saucerful of Secrets", "One of these Days (I'm Going to Cut You into Little Pieces)", "Mademoiselle Nobs" (based on the song, "Seamus"), "Echoes Part 2", "Us and Them", "Any Colour You Like", "Cluster One")
 1972 Little Sisters (writer: "A Saucerful of Secrets (Syncopated Pandemonium)" - uncredited)
 1972 The Valley (Obscured by Clouds) (writer: "Absolutely Curtains")
 1972 Intimate Confessions of a Chinese Courtesan (writer: "Come In Number 51, Your Time Is Up", "Heart Beat, Pig Meat")
 1972 Pink Floyd: One of These Days (Short) (performer: "One of These Days") / (writer: "One of These Days")
 1972 Pink Floyd: Time (Short) (performer: "Time") / (writer: "Time")
 1971 The Big Boss (writer: "Time")
 1971 Stamping Ground (Documentary) (writer: "A Saucerful of Secrets")
 1970 Amougies (Music Power - European Music Revolution) (Documentary) (writer: "Careful With That Axe, Eugene")
 1970 Zabriskie Point (writer: "Come in Number 51, Your Time is Up", "Heart Beat, Pig Meat", "Crumbling Land")
 1969 More (writer: "Up The Khyber", "Party Sequence", "Main Theme", "Ibiza Bar", "More Blues", "Quicksilver", "Dramatic Theme" - uncredited)
 1969 Tous en Scene (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 22 January 1969 (1969) ... (writer: "Careful With That Axe, Eugene")
 1968 San Francisco (Short) (writer: "Interstellar Overdrive" - uncredited)
 1968 Pink Floyd: Point Me at the Sky (Short) (performer: "Point Me at the Sky")
  Tienerklanken (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1968) (writer - 1 episode, 1968)
- Pink Floid (1968) ... (performer: "Astronomy Domine", "The Scarecrow", "Corporal Clegg", "Paintbox", "Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sun", "See Emily Play", "Bike") / (writer: "Paintbox")
 1968 Pink Floyd: Apples and Oranges (Short) (performer: "Apples and Oranges")
 1967 Pink Floyd London '66-'67 (Documentary short) (performer: "Interstellar Overdrive", "Nick's Boogie") / (writer: "Interstellar Overdrive")
 1967 Tonite Let's All Make Love in London (Documentary) (performer: "Interstellar Overdrive", "Nick's Boogie") / (writer: "Interstellar Overdrive")
 1967 Pink Floyd: Arnold Layne (Video short) (performer: "Arnold Layne")
 1967 Scene at 6:30 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- It's So Far Out, It's Straight Down! (1967) ... (writer: "Interstellar Overdrive")
 1966 The Look of the Week (TV Series) (writer: "Pow R. Toc H", "Interstellar Overdrive")
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Alternate Names:

Pink Floyd | Rick Wright

Height:

5' 11¾" (1.82 m)
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Personal Quote:

Remain In Light really knocked me out with all the cross-rhythms. The bass never seems to come in where you'd expect it. If you want to hear some incredible rhythmic things that are really working then the title track's the place to be. Of course I didn't analyse it when I first heard it, but I just knew that there was something different going on. Eno (Brian Eno) does it all the time as well, ... See more »

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Was forced to leave Pink Floyd during "The Wall" recording sessions in the fall of 1979. Paid as a session musician for the band's 1980-1981 world tour. See more »

Nickname:

Rick

Star Sign:

Leo

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