Fast Facts

  • Lost his father, Eric Fletcher Waters, during the 1944 WWII campaign in Anzio, Italy.
  • Met future Pink Floyd bandmates Syd Barrett, Nick Mason and Richard Wright while he was a student. 
  • Cofounded Pink Floyd with Barrett, Mason and Wright in 1965. 
  • Staged a production of Pink Floyd's "The Wall" in 1990 Berlin to mark the fall of the Berlin Wall.
  • Reunited with Pink Floyd for a performance at Live 8 in 2005.
  • Has shared the stage with his son Harry, a keyboardist who has worked in his father's backing band.
  • Is a fan of the Arsenal, an English Premier League soccer team.

Awards

  • 1982, BAFTA Film Awards — Best Original Song: Winner

Relationships

  • Harry Waters — Son
  • India Waters — Daughter
  • Priscilla Phillips — Ex-wife
  • Judy Trim — Ex-wife
  • Eric Fletcher Waters — Father
  • Mary Waters — Mother
  • John Waters — Brother
  • Carolyn Christie — Ex-wife
  • Laurie Durning — Significant Other

College

  • Attended Regent Street Polytechnic School of Architecture, London, England

Details

  • Birth Name: George Roger Waters
  • Birth Place: Great Bookham, Surrey, England
  • Birthday: September 6, 1943, Virgo
  • Profession: Singer, songwriter
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