Richard Starkey MBE (born 7 July 1940), known professionally as Ringo Starr, is an English musician, singer, songwriter and actor who gained worldwide fame as the drummer for the Beatles. He occasionally sang lead vocals, usually for one song on an album, including "With a Little Help from My Friends", "Yellow Submarine" and their cover of "Act Naturally". He also wrote the Beatles' songs "Don't Pass Me By" and "Octopus's Garden", and is credited as a co-writer of others, such as "What Goes On" and "Flying".
|Full name at birth||
|Claim to fame||
The Beatles, Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends
|Date of birth||
7 July 1940
|Place of birth||
Dingle, Liverpool, Lancashire, England, UK
Drummer, Singer, Songwriter, Composer, Actor, Producer, Author
5' 6" (168 cm)
155 lbs (70.3 kg)
Tiger (Dog - when lived with Maureen)
Celebrity Talent International
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