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Eric Clapton

Guitarist / Singer-songwriter / Composer | * 03/30/1945 (75) | Ripley, Surrey, England, UK
Eric Patrick Clapton, (born 30 March 1945) is an English rock and blues guitarist, singer, and songwriter. He is the only three-time inductee to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: once as a solo artist and separately as a member of the Yardbirds and of Cream. Clapton has been referred to as one of the most important and influential guitarists of all time. Clapton ranked second in Rolling Stone's list of the "100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time" and fourth in Gibson's "Top 50 Guitarists of All Time". He was also named number five in Time magazine's list of "The 10 Best Electric Guitar Players" in 2009. In the mid-1960s Clapton left the Yardbirds to play with John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers. Immediately after leaving Mayall, Clapton formed the power trio Cream with drummer Ginger Baker and bassist Jack Bruce, in which Clapton played sustained blues improvisations and "arty, blues-based psychedelic pop". After Cream broke up, he formed blues rock band Blind Faith with Baker, Steve Winwood, and Ric Grech. Clapton's solo career began in the 1970s, where his work bore the influence of the mellow style of J. J. Cale and the reggae of Bob... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Music | Documentaries | Comedies

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Awards & Nominations for Eric Clapton

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Commander of The Order of The British Empire Officer of The Order of The British Empire Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award Silver Clef Award

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Movies with Eric Clapton as Actor(67)

as himself2019 Echo in the Canyon
as Himself (archive footage)2016 Deconstructing the Beatles' White Album
as himself2012 Beware of Mr. Baker
as Himself - Guitar, Vocals2005 Cream: Royal Albert Hall
as himself2003 Concert for George
as himself2003 Red, White and Blues
as Himself - Guitar, Lead Vocals2001 Eric Clapton: One More Car One More Rider
as Himself - Guitar, Vocals2001 Eric Clapton: Live in Hyde Park
as The Louisiana Gator Boys1998 Blues Brothers 2000
as Himself - The Dirty Mac1996 The Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus
as himself1991 Yardbirds
as Himself - The Singing Rebels' Band1985 Water
as himself1978 The Last Waltz
as Clown1976 Circasia
as The Preacher1975 Tommy
as Himself (as Blind Faith)1970 Cucumber Castle
as himself1969 Supershow
as himself1968 All My Loving

TV Shows/Series with Eric Clapton as Actor(6)

as himself1978 An Audience with...
1978 20/20
as Himself - Musical Guest1975 Saturday Night Live

Movies with Eric Clapton as Crew(14)

Production/Production Director2003 Concert for George
Sound/Original Music Composer1999 The Story of Us
Sound/Original Music Composer1998 Lethal Weapon 4
Sound/Music1997 Nil by Mouth
Sound/Original Music Composer1996 The Van
Sound/Original Music Composer1992 Lethal Weapon 3
Sound/Original Music Composer1991 Rush
Sound/Original Music Composer1989 Communion
Sound/Original Music Composer1989 Lethal Weapon 2
Sound/Original Music Composer1988 Homeboy
Sound/Original Music Composer1987 Lethal Weapon
Sound/Music1984 The Hit
Sound/Original Music Composer1973 Mean Streets

Full Name: Eric Patrick Clapton
Born: Friday, 03/30 1945 (March) in Ripley (current age: 75 years + 106 days)
Zodiac sign: Aries (Chinese zodiac sign: Rooster)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Kingston University
Member of: Cream, The Yardbirds, John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers, Blind Faith, Derek and the Dominos
Record Label: Warner Bros. Records, Atco Records, Polydor Records
Spouses (current/former): Pattie Boyd, Melia McEnery
Children: Conor Clapton
Other names for Eric Clapton (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Cream"
"Eric Patrick Clapton"
"Slowhand" (Pseudonym)
Eric Clapton frequently works together with these people:
Andy Samberg (29x, Actor)
Bill Hader (22x, Actor)
Martin Scorsese (13x, Actor)
Maya Rudolph (11x, Actress)
Ginger Baker (11x, Actor)
Paul McCartney (10x, Actor)
Michael Kamen (10x, Crew)
Phil Collins (9x, Actor)
Jack Bruce (9x, Actor)
Richard Donner (8x, Crew)
Ringo Starr (8x, Actor)
Steve Winwood (8x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:1426, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 07/08/2020