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Sir Richard Starkey  MBE  born 7 July , known professionally as Ringo Starr , is an English musician, singer, songwriter and actor widely famous as the drummer for the Beatles. He occasionally sang lead vocals with the group, usually for one song on each album, including " Yellow Submarine ", " With a Little Help from My Friends " and their cover of " Act Naturally ". Starr was afflicted by life-threatening illnesses during childhood, with periods of prolonged hospitalisations. He briefly held a position with British Rail before securing an apprenticeship as a machinist at a Liverpool equipment manufacturer.
Ringo Starr, known for his easygoing personality, rose to fame in the early s as a member of the legendary rock group the Beatles. Primarily a drummer, Starr also sang and occasionally wrote songs for the group, singing "With a Little Help from My Friends" and writing "Octopus's Garden. He was an only child, and while his mother doted on him, his father lost interest in family life early on. His parents split up when Starkey was only four, and he never saw much of his father after that. His mother worked as a cleaning woman and then a barmaid to support them. At age six, Starkey had an appendectomy and then contracted peritonitis, forcing him to live at a local children's hospital for 12 months while he recovered.
Ringo Starr , byname of Sir Richard Starkey , born July 7, , Liverpool, Merseyside, England , British musician, singer, songwriter, and actor who was the drummer for the Beatles , one of the most influential bands in rock history. He also found success in a solo career. Starkey was born in a working-class area of Liverpool. His parents, both bakery workers, divorced when he was a small child.