Keith Richards

Record Producer / Singer-songwriter / Guitarist / Composer / Writer / Actor | * 12/18/1943 (79) | Dartford, Kent, England (United Kingdom (UK))
Keith Richards (born 18 December 1943), often referred to during the 1960s and 1970s as "Keith Richard", is an English musician and songwriter who has achieved international fame as the co-founder, guitarist, secondary vocalist, and co-principal songwriter of the Rolling Stones. His songwriting partnership with Mick Jagger is one of the most successful in history. His career spans over six decades, and his guitar playing style has been a trademark of the Rolling Stones throughout the band's career. Richards gained press notoriety for his romantic involvements and illicit drug use, and he was often portrayed as a countercultural figure. Richards was born in and grew up in Dartford, Kent. He studied at the Dartford Technical School and Sidcup Art College. After graduating, Richards befriended Jagger, Bill Wyman, Charlie Watts, and Brian Jones and joined the Rolling Stones. As a member of the Rolling Stones, Richards is the only member, aside from Jagger, to sing lead on some Stones songs. Richards typically sings lead on at least one song a concert, including "Happy", "Before They Make Me Run", and "Connection". Outside of his career with the Rolling Stones, Richards has also played with his own side-project, The X-Pensive Winos. He also appeared in three Pirates of the Caribbea... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Music | Documentaries | Comedies

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Movies with Keith Richards as Actor(90)

as himself2022 Sheryl
as himself2022 McEnroe
as Self (archive footage)2022 L'histoire française des Rolling Stones
as Self (archive footage)2021 Under the Volcano
as himself2019 The Quiet One
as Self (archive footage)2017 My Generation
as Himself (archive footage)2016 Deconstructing the Beatles' White Album
as Self - Musician (archive footage)2013 Jimi Hendrix: Hear My Train a Comin'
as himself2012 Crossfire Hurricane
as himself2008 Shine a Light
as Himself - Musician2007 Annie Leibovitz: Life Through a Lens
as Captain Teague Sparrow2007 Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End
as Himself (archive footage)2004 Social Genocide
as himself2004 The Papal Chase
as Himself (vocals, acoustic guitar)2004 Return to Sin City: A Tribute to Gram Parsons
as himself2003 Toronto Rocks
as Himself - The Dirty Mac and The Rolling Stones1996 The Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus
as himself1985 Live Aid
as himself1972 Cocksucker Blues
as himself1970 Get Yer Ya-Ya's Out!
as Himself (as The Rolling Stones)1970 Gimme Shelter
as himself1970 5 + 1
as himself1969 The Stones in the Park
as Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)1969 Invocation of My Demon Brother
as himself1968 Sympathy for the Devil
as himself1967 Our World
as himself1966 Charlie Is My Darling
as Self (as The Rolling Stones)1964 The T.A.M.I. Show

TV Shows/Series with Keith Richards as Actor(8)

Movies with Keith Richards as Crew(1)

Sound/Original Music Composer1988 Laibach: Sympathy for the Devil

Full Name: Keith Richards
Citizenship: United Kingdom (UK)
Born: Saturday, 12/18 1943 (December) in Dartford, Kent, England (United Kingdom (UK)) (current age: 79 years + 53 days)
Zodiac sign: Sagittarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Goat)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Wentworth Primary School, Wilmington Grammar School for Boys, Sidcup Art College, Wilmington Academy
Member of: The Rolling Stones, The Dirty Mac
Record Label: Virgin Records
Spouses (current/former): Patti Hansen
Children: Alexandra Richards, Theodora Richards
Father: Herbert William 'Bert' Richards
Mother: Doris Maud Lydia Dupree
Other names for Keith Richards (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"The Rolling Stones"
"Кит Ричард" (Pseudonym)
"Keith Richard" (Pseudonym)
Keith Richards frequently works together with these people:
Mick Jagger (69x, Actor)
Charlie Watts (48x, Actor)
Ron Wood (37x, Actor)
Andy Samberg (29x, Actor)
Fred Armisen (26x, Actor)
Bill Wyman (26x, Actor)
Bill Hader (24x, Actor)
Tress MacNeille (20x, Actress)
Kristen Wiig (19x, Actress)
Jason Sudeikis (16x, Actor)
Kenan Thompson (15x, Actor)
Will Forte (14x, Actor)

Other people with this name: Keith Richards (US)

WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:4087, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 01/26/2023