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us: O'Brien, Richard, 1942-

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  • Variants

    • us: Smith, Richard Timothy, 1942-
    • us: Smith, Richard, 1942 March 25-
    • us: O'Brien, Ritz, 1942-
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

    • Birth Place

        (naf) Cheltenham (England)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) England
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Great Britain
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) New Zealand
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Tauranga (N.Z.)
    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Drama
          (lcsh) Acting
            (lcsh) Motion picture authorship
              (lcsh) Motion picture plays
                (lcsh) Musicals--Writing and publishing
              • Occupation

                  (lcsh) Dramatists
                    (lcsh) Actors
                      (lcsh) Screenwriters
                        (lcsh) Composers
                          (lcsh) Lyricists
                      • Sources

                        • found: OCLC 7905595: The Rocky Horror picture show, 1974 (hdg.: Richard O'Brien; usage: Richard O'Brien)
                        • found: Halliwell's filmgoer's video viewer's companion, 1993 (O'Brien, Richard, 1942- ; British stage actor, musician, dramatist, screenwriter)
                        • found: LC in OCLC, 8/7/95 (hdg.: O'Brien, Richard; usage: Richard O'Brien)
                        • found: Wikipedia, May 21, 2015 (Richard O'Brien; Richard Timothy Smith (born 25 March 1942), better known under his stage name Richard O'Brien, is an Anglo-New Zealand writer, actor, television presenter and theatre performer. He wrote the cult musical The Rocky Horror Show and later presented the television show The Crystal Maze. Aside from writing The Rocky Horror Show, O'Brien also co-wrote the screenplay of the 1975 film adaptation, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, and appeared in the film as "Riff Raff"; born Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England; in 1951 emigrated with his family to Tauranga, New Zealand; returned to England in 1964; upon launching his acting career he changed his name to O'Brien, his maternal grandmother's name, as there was already an actor named Richard Smith)
                        • found: Internet Broadway database, May 21, 2015 (Richard O'Brien; Composer, Performer, Writer, Lyricist, Producer (b. Mar 25, 1942 Cheltenham, England); Male; Also known as: Richard Smith (Birthname); Ritz O'Brien (Pseudonym) [no publications in OCLC])
                      • LC Classification

                        • ML410.O17
                      • Change Notes

                        • 1995-08-07: new
                        • 2015-05-22: revised
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