Neil Peart (1952–2020)


STARmeter
SEE RANK
Up 10,013 this week
Neil Peart was one of the most universally respected rock drummers, and was best known for his nearly superhuman, pyrotechnic drum playing, and for providing intellectual lyrics for his band's songs. Neil served as both drummer and lyricist for the rock band Rush since 1974, joining bassist/vocalist Geddy Lee and guitarist Alex Lifeson. (Rush's ... See full bio »

2021 Emmys Red Carpet

Take a look at the biggest fashion moments from the 2021 Emmys red carpet.

See all the photos

2021 Emmy Winners You Need to See

Here are some of our favorite winning shows from television's biggest night, the 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards.

Watch the video

Around The Web

 | 

Provided by Taboola

On Prime Video

Watch on TV

I Love You, Man
Tue, Sep 21 2:30 PM PDT on TMCX (572)
I Love You, Man
Fri, Sep 24 12:00 PM PDT on TMC (573)

Editorial Lists

Related lists from IMDb editors

a list of 13 images
updated 08 Feb 2020
 

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 47 people
created 07 Jan 2017
 
a list of 172 people
created 22 Mar 2020
 
a list of 572 people
created 04 Jan 2020
 
a list of 134 people
created 12 Aug 2020
 
list image
a list of 96 people
created 10 months ago
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Neil Peart's work have you seen?

User Polls

Photos

Known For

Small Soldiers Soundtrack
(1998)
Fanboys Soundtrack
(2009)
Adventureland Soundtrack
(2009)
The Infiltrator Soundtrack
(2016)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Actor (38 credits)
 2020 BSA Live
A Star
 2012 Rush: Headlong Flight (Video short)
Neil Peart
 2007 Rush: Far Cry (Video short)
Neil Peart
 1996 Rush: Driven (Video short)
Neil Peart
 1996 Rush: Half the World (Video short)
Neil Peart
 1994 Rush: Nobody's Hero (Video short)
Neil Peart
 1993 Rush: Stick It Out (Video short)
Neil Peart
 1991 Rush: Roll the Bones (Video short)
Neil Peart
 1990 Rush: Superconductor (Video short)
Neil Peart
 1990 Rush: The Pass (Video short)
Neil Peart
 1989 Rush: Show Don't Tell (Video short)
Neil Peart
 1988 Rush: Marathon (Video short)
Neil Peart
 1987 Rush: Time Stand Still (Video short)
Neil Peart
 1987 Rush: Lock and Key (Video short)
Neil Peart
 1986 Rush: Mystic Rhythms (Video short)
Neil Peart
 1985 Rush: The Big Money (Video short)
Neil Peart
 1984 Rush: Red Sector A (Video short)
Neil Peart
 1984 Rush: Distant Early Warning (Video short)
Neil Peart
 1984 Rush: The Enemy Within (Video short)
Neil Peart
 1984 Rush: The Body Electric (Video short)
Neil Peart
 1984 Rush: Afterimage (Video short)
Neil Peart
 1983 Rush: Countdown (Video short)
Neil Peart
 1982 Rush: Subdivisions (Video short)
Neil Peart
 1982 Rush: Tom Sawyer, Live (Video short)
Neil Peart
 1981 Rush: Freewill, Live (Video short)
Neil Peart
 1981 Rush: Limelight (Video short)
Neil Peart
 1981 Rush: Limelight, Live (Video short)
Neil Peart
 1981 Rush: Vital Signs (Video short)
Neil Peart
 1981 Rush: Tom Sawyer (Video short)
Neil Peart
 1980 Rush: Red Barchetta (Video short)
Neil Peart
 1978 Rush: Circumstances (Video short)
Neil Peart
 1978 Rush: La Villa Strangiato (Video short)
Neil Peart
 1978 Rush: The Trees (Video short)
Neil Peart
 1977 Rush: A Farewell to Kings (Video short)
Neil Peart
 1977 Rush: Closer to the Heart (Video short)
Neil Peart
 1977 Rush: Xanadu (Video short)
Neil Peart
 1975 Rush: Anthem (Video short)
Neil Peart
 1975 Rush: Fly by Night (Video short)
Neil Peart
Show Show Composer (26 credits)
Show Show Writer (2 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (65 credits)
Show Show Music department (2 credits)
Show Show Thanks (2 credits)
Show Show Self (34 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (5 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

He has written 3 books as of April, 2005: "The Masked Rider: Cycling in West Africa" (1996), "Ghost Rider: Travels on the Healing Road" (2002), and "Traveling Music : Playing Back the Soundtrack to My Life and Times" (2004).

Publicity Listings:

1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Official Sites:

Last.fm | MySpace | See more »

Alternate Names:

Peart | Neil Peart of Rush | Rush

Height:

6' 4" (1.93 m)

Spouse:

Carrie Nuttall  (his death)  (1 child) | See more »
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I honestly don't see anything wrong with playing drums leading with the left hand. See more »

Trivia:

"Overtly" Canadian, he moved his primary residence to Los Angeles, California after marrying Carrie Nuttall, and returns to Canada for writing and recording. See more »

Trademark:

Long, tightly braided mullet in the mid-80s See more »

Nickname:

Bubba See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed