Keith Richards

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Biography

  • Birth Place: Dartford, Kent, England
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 12/18/1943, Sagittarius
  • Profession: Musician; songwriter; singer
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Keith Richards Fast Facts:
  • His rhythmic accuracy as a guitarist is legendary.
  • The name of his primary band, The Rolling Stones, comes from a Muddy Waters song.
  • Served as musical director for 1987's Hail! Hail! Rock 'n' Roll!, a biopic of Chuck Berry, who Richards considers his idol.
  • Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with the Rolling Stones in 1989.
  • Suffered a concussion on April 27, 2006, after falling out of a palm tree in Fiji. He was flown to New Zealand for emergency surgery to relieve a blood clot on his brain.
  • Published his memoir, Life, in 2010.
  • Played Jack Sparrow's father in Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007) and Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011). Johnny Depp claims to have used Richards' mannerisms as inspiration when creating the Jack Sparrow character.
  • Keith Richards Relationships:
  • Anita Pallenberg - Ex-significant Other
  • Bert Richards - Father
  • Patti Hansen - Wife
  • Theodora Richards - Daughter
  • Doris Richards - Mother
  • Marlon Richards - Son
  • Alexandra Richards - Daughter
  • Angela Richards - Daughter
  • Keith Richards Awards:
  • 1994 Grammy: Best Rock Album - Winner
  • 1994 Grammy: Best Music Video - Short Form - Winner
  • College:
  • Attended Sidcup Art College, Sidcup, England

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