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Rick Astley


This British singer was discoverd by the hit factory-producers Stock/Aitken/Waterman in 1987. They produced his biggest hits "Never Gonna Give You Up", "Whenever You Need Somebody", "Together Forever" and "My Arms Keep Missing You". See full bio »

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Known For

The Lego Batman Movie
(2017)
The Disaster Artist
The Disaster Artist Soundtrack
(2017)
Angry Birds
Angry Birds Soundtrack
(2016)
Oh Happy Day
Oh Happy Day Composer
(2004)

Filmography

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 2018 Beat Shazam (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.7 (2018) ... (performer: "Never Gonna Give You Up")
 2018 Granada Reports (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- 22 June 2018: Nightly Bulletin (2018) ... (performer: "Beautiful Life", "Never Gonna Give You Up" - uncredited)
- 22 June 2018: Evening Bulletin (2018) ... (performer: "Beautiful Life", "Never Gonna Give You Up" - uncredited)
 2018 Walk Like a Panther (performer: "Walk Like A Panther")
 2017 I'm a Celebrity... Extra Camp (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.22 (2017) ... (performer: "Never Gonna Give You Up" - uncredited)
 2017 Twoja twarz brzmi znajomo (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #8.4 (2017) ... ("Never Gonna Give You Up")
 2017 Richard Osman's House of Games (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.11 (2017) ... (performer: "Never Gonna Give You Up" - uncredited)
 2017 The Disaster Artist (performer: "Never Gonna Give You Up")
 2017 The Lego Batman Movie (performer: "Never Gonna Give You Up")
 2016 South Park (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes)
- The End of Serialization as We Know It (2016) ... (performer: "Never Gonna Give You Up")
- Not Funny (2016) ... (performer: "Never Gonna Give You Up")
- Oh, Jeez (2016) ... (performer: "Never Gonna Give You Up")
 2016 Doctors (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Never Gonna Give You Up (2016) ... (performer: "Never Gonna Give You Up" - uncredited)
  Strictly Come Dancing (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2016) (writer - 1 episode, 2016)
- Week Nine Results (2016) ... (performer: "Dance") / (writer: "Dance")
 2016 Quick Reviews with Maverick (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Pig Pog (2016) ... (performer: "Never Gonna Give You Up")
 2016 Loose Canon (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- 9/11 (2016) ... (performer: "Never Gonna Give You Up")
 2013-2016 One Hit Wonderland (TV Series documentary) (performer - 3 episodes)
- "Living in a Box" by Living in a Box (2016) ... (performer: "Never Gonna Give You Up")
- Hooked on a Feeling by Blue Swede (2014) ... (performer: "Together Forever")
- You Spin Me Round (Like a Record) by Dead or Alive (2013) ... (performer: "Never Gonna Give You Up", "Together Forever")
 2016 Good Morning Britain (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 31 May 2016 (2016) ... (performer: "Never Gonna Give You Up" - uncredited)
 2016 Angry Birds (performer: "Never Gonna Give You Up (7' Mix)")
 2016 World Championship Snooker (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- 2016: Day 2, Part 2 (2016) ... (performer: "Keep Singing" - uncredited)
 2016 Sanders Shorts (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- My Mom Receives a Bad Call (2016) ... (performer: "Never Gonna Give You Up")
 2016 The Flash (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Flash Back (2016) ... (performer: "Never Gonna Give You Up" - uncredited)
 2016 Ochéntame... otra vez (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Amores de verano (2016) ... (performer: "Never Gonna Give You Up")
 2015 The Simpsons (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Puffless (2015) ... (performer: "Together Forever" - uncredited)
 2015 20 Moments That Rocked Pop (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Never Gonna Give You Up" - uncredited)
  Car Share (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2015) (writer - 1 episode, 2015)
- Episode #1.6 (2015) ... (performer: "Cry for Help") / (writer: "Cry for Help")
  CrazyJoshCravy (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2015) (writer - 1 episode, 2015)
- I Feel Like a Jerk (2015) ... (performer: "Never Gonna Give You Up") / (writer: "Never Gonna Give You Up")
 2014 Rude(Ish) Tube (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.20 (2014) ... (performer: "Never Gonna Give You Up" - uncredited)
 2013 One Chance (performer: "Never Gonna Give You Up")
 2012 The Filthy Frank Show (TV Series short) (performer - 1 episode)
- Thank You 2012 (2012) ... (performer: "Never Gonna Give You Up")
 2011 Kinect Sports: Season Two (Video Game) (performer: "Never Gonna Give You Up")
 2011 EastEnders (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 23 August 2011 (2011) ... (performer: "Never Gonna Give You Up" - uncredited)
 2011 Total Wipeout (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- North vs. South (2011) ... (performer: "Never Gonna Give You Up" - uncredited)
 2010 Downtown ohmisoka special: Zettai ni waratte wa ikenai spy 24 ji (TV Special) (performer: "Never Gonna Give You Up")
 2010 Rio Sex Comedy (performer: "Never Gonna Give You Up")
 2010 Hounded (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Look at the Stars (2010) ... (performer: "Never Gonna Give You Up" - uncredited)
 2009-2010 Live from Studio Five (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.103 (2010) ... (performer: "Never Gonna Give You Up")
- Episode #1.42 (2009) ... (performer: "Never Gonna Give You Up")
 2010 Celebrity Big Brother (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #7.27 (2010) ... (performer: "Together Forever" - uncredited)
 2009 Replaying: The Game (Video Game) (performer: "Never Gonna Give You Up")
 2009 Welcome to the 80's (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Charts, Clips und Kommerz (2009) ... (performer: "Never Gonna Give You Up" - uncredited)
 2009 CHIKARA: King of Trios 2009 - Night I (Video) (performer: "Never Gonna Give You Up")
 2009 Loose Women (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #13.105 (2009) ... (performer: "Never Gonna Give You Up" - uncredited)
 2008 DR's store juleshow (TV Special documentary) (performer: "Together Forever", "Cry For Help", "Whenever You Need Somebody", "Never Gonna Give You Up", "White Christmas") / (writer: "Cry For Help")
 2008 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Never Gonna Give You Up")
 2008 Banda sonora (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #4.11 (2008) ... (performer: "Together Forever")
 2008 The Game (Video Game) (performer: "Never Gonna Give You Up")
 2008 New Tricks (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- A Face for Radio (2008) ... (performer: "Never Gonna Give You Up" - uncredited)
 2005-2007 It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- The Aluminum Monster vs. Fatty Magoo (2007) ... (performer: "Together Forever" - uncredited)
- Charlie Has Cancer (2005) ... (performer: "Never Gonna Give You Up" - uncredited)
 2005 Movie Music Mania (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Where Do I Begin?")
 2003-2005 Cold Case (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Family (2005) ... (performer: "Together Forever" - uncredited)
- Churchgoing People (2003) ... (performer: "Never Gonna Give You Up" - uncredited)
 2005 Doctor Who (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Father's Day (2005) ... (performer: "Never Gonna Give You Up" - uncredited)
 2004 Oh Happy Day (performer: "Sing", "One Horse Town") / (producer: "Sing", "One Horse Town", "Faith, Hope & Love") / (writer: "Sing", "One Horse Town", "Faith, Hope & Love")
 2004 Cashback (Short) (performer: "Ben's Theme" - as R. Astley) / (writer: "Ben's Theme" - as R. Astley)
 2003 Monkey Dust (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.4 ... (writer: "Shakespeare's Way With Words" - uncredited)
 2002 I Love the '80s (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- 1988 (2002) ... (performer: "Never Gonna Give You Up" - uncredited)
 2002 That '80s Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Punk Club (2002) ... (performer: "Together Forever")
 2001 Stars 2001 - Die Aids-Gala (TV Special documentary) (performer: "Don't Ask") / (writer: "Don't Ask")
 2001 Phoenix Nights (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2001) ... (performer: "Never Gonna Give You Up" - uncredited)
 2000 Playing the Field (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #4.1 (2000) ... (performer: "Never Gonna Give You Up" - uncredited)
 2000 Laços de Família (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2000) ... (performer: "When I Fall In Love" - uncredited)
 2000 Queer as Folk (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.1 (2000) ... (performer: "Never Gonna Give You Up")
 1999 Stars in Their Eyes (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #10.12 (1999) ... (writer: "Hold Me in Your Arms")
 1994 The Lion King (performer: "Can You Feel the Love Tonight" (End Title) (1994) - uncredited)
 1991 Amnesty International's Big 30 (TV Special) (performer: "Cry for Help") / (writer: "Cry for Help")
 1990 Aquile (TV Movie) (performer: "Take Me To Your Heart") / (writer: "Take Me To Your Heart")
 1989 M&M, the Incredible Twins (performer: "Never Gonna Give You Up")
 1989 Pahiram ng isang umaga (performer: "Never Gonna Let You Go")
  Top of the Pops (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1989) (writer - 1 episode, 1989)
- Episode dated 9 February 1989 (1989) ... (performer: "Hold Me In Your Arms") / (writer: "Hold Me In Your Arms")
  Only Fools and Horses.... (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 1987 - 1989) (writer - 1 episode, 1989)
- The Unlucky Winner Is... (1989) ... (performer: "Hold Me In Your Arms" - uncredited) / (writer: "Hold Me In Your Arms" - uncredited)
- The Frog's Legacy (1987) ... (performer: "Never Gonna Give You Up" - uncredited)
 1988 The Prince's Trust Rock Gala (Documentary) (performer: "Never Gonna Give You Up", "With a Little Help from my Friends")
 1988 Trouble im Penthouse (TV Movie) (performer: "Together Forever" - uncredited)
 1988 Polizeiinspektion 1 (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Nackte Tatsachen (1988) ... (performer: "Whenever You Need Somebody")
- Schlafstörungen (1988) ... (performer: "Whenever You Need Somebody")
 1988 Redeye Express (TV Movie) (performer: "Never Gonna Give You Up")
 1988 Derrick (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Mord inklusive (1988) ... (performer: "Whenever You Need Somebody")
 1988 Sábado noche (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 16 April 1988 (1988) ... (performer: "Whenever You Need Somebody", "Together Forever")
 1988 Coronation Street (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.2817 (1988) ... (performer: "Together Forever")
 1987 Rick Astley: Never Gonna Give You Up (Video short) (performer: "Never Gonna Give You Up")
 1986 Knights & Emeralds ("Modern Girl")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

CD: "Platinum & Gold Collection" (RCA) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 2 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

Official Site

Alternate Names:

Rick

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I've done drives through Budapest and Oslo and used to drive to Sardinia, too, which is quite a journey. Drives are an adventure because I don't plan them too carefully. I take detours depending on how I feel and usually stop and stay at places I like the look of. See more »

Trivia:

He sang "Never Gonna Give You Up" at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City. See more »

Trademark:

His most popular song, "Never Gonna Give You Up" See more »

Nickname:

Dick Spatsley See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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