Richard Starkey, MBE (born July 7, 1940), known by his stage name Ringo Starr, is a popular English actor, singer, and musician, best known as the drummer for The Beatles. Starr is known for his reliable, steady drumming and innovative fills. He was the oldest member of the band, and the last one to join the now familiar "Fab Four" line-up.
Starr married Maureen Cox in 1965, and they had three children, Zak, Jason, and Lee. The couple divorced in 1975, and in 1981 Starr married actress Barbara Bach, most famous for her role as Major Anya Amasova (female lead and main 'Bond Girl') in The Spy Who Loved Me.
Born in Liverpool, England, Starr's parents split up when he was young; his mother re-married (to Harry Graves).
Born July 7, 1940
Origin Liverpool, England
Genre Rock and Roll
Years active 1957 - present
Associated acts The Beatles
Ringo Starr and his All Starr Band