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Rick Springfield (born Richard Lewis Springthorpe; 23 August 1949) is an Australian musician, singer-songwriter, actor and author. He was a member of the pop rock group Zoot from 1969 to 1971, then started his solo career with his début single "Speak to the Sky" reaching the top 10 in Australia in mid-1972, when he moved to the United States. He had a No. 1 hit with "Jessie's Girl" in 1981 in both Australia and the US, for which he received the Grammy Award for Best Male Rock Vocal Performance. He followed with four more top 10 US hits, "I've Done Everything for You", "Don't Talk to Strangers", "Affair of the Heart" and "Love Somebody". His two US top 10 albums are Working Class Dog (1981) and Success Hasn't Spoiled Me Yet (1982). As an actor, he portrayed Dr. Noah Drake on the daytime drama General Hospital, from 1981 to 1983 and during 2005 to 2008 and 2012, returning in 2013 for the show's 50th anniversary with son and actor Liam Springthorpe. In 2010, Springfield published his autobiography, Late, Late at Night: A Memoir.

Age: 66
Nationality: Australian
Claim to Fame: Jessie's Girl

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Rick Springfield is married to Barbara Porter.
Barbara Porter
  • Commenced Dating: 1983
  • Date Married: 27 October 1984
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2015 Ricki and the Flash Greg
2014 True Detective Dr. Pitlor
2012 The Alabama Face Guy: Los Angeles -
2010 Hot in Cleveland Tom
2010 Hawaii Five-0 Renny Sinclair
2009 Drop Dead Diva Liam Matthews
2007 Californication Rick Springfield
2006 CollegeHumor Originals -
2001 Dying to Dance Dave Lennox
1999 Just Deserts Simon Harcourt
1998 Legion Ryan



There weren`t a lot of girl singers around. Paul McCartney and John Lennon were the guys I looked up to.


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Nominated for 1 Award | Won 1

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