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Tim Rice

Lyricist Tim Rice
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Profession: Lyricist

United Kingdom

Why Famous: His collaborations with Andrew Lloyd Webber led to "Joseph & the Technicolor Dreamcoat", "Jesus Christ Superstar" and "Evita".

He achieved 'EGOT' status 2018 with his Emmy for the live television production of "Jesus Christ Superstar", having already won 5 Grammy Awards (Evita; Alladin; Aida), 3 Oscars (Alladin; The Lion King; Evita), and 3 Tony Awards (Evita; Aida).

He's also a big cricket buff.

Born: November 10, 1944
Birthplace: Amersham, Buckinghamshire, England
Age: 76 years old

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Scorpio

Married Life

  • 1974-08-19 Oscar-winning lyricist Tim Rice (29) weds Jane McIntosh

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