Biography

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Richard Theodore Otcasek (March 23, 1944 – September 15, 2019), known as Ric Ocasek, was an American singer, songwriter, musician, record producer and painter. He was best known as the lead vocalist, rhythm guitarist and songwriter for the rock band the Cars. In 2018 Ocasek was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of the Cars. That same year he revealed a number of his paintings in a national tour.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Richard Theodore Otcasek (March 23, 1944 – September 15, 2019), known as Ric Ocasek, was an American singer, songwriter, musician, record producer and painter. He was best known as the lead vocalist, rhythm guitarist and songwriter for the rock band the Cars. In 2018 Ocasek was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of the Cars. That same year he revealed a number of his paintings in a national tour.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 9

Birthday 1944-03-23

Day of Death 2019-09-15

Place of Birth Baltimore, Maryland, USA

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Also Known As

  • Richard Theodore Otcasek
  • The Cars

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2018 2018 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
2012 Bad Brains: A Band in DC as Himself
2006 The Cars: Unlocked as Himself (lead and backing vocals, guitar)
2005 The Colbert Report (1 episode)
1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien (2 episodes)
1991 Simply Mad About the Mouse as himself
1988 Hairspray as Beatnik Cat
1987 Made in Heaven as Shark
1975 Saturday Night Live (1 episode)

Production

2006 The Cars: Unlocked Producer

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