Ringo Starr - Surviving Beatles Pay Tribute To Victor Spinetti

Subscribe Ringo Starr

Surviving Beatles Sir Paul Mccartney and Ringo Starr have paid tribute to former collaborator Victor Spinetti.
The veteran Welsh actor died earlier this week (begs18Jun12) at the age of 82 after losing his battle with prostate cancer.
Spinetti befriended the Fab Four after appearing in their 1964 feature film A Hard Day's Night, and the partnership continued when he starred in their next two productions, Help! and Magical Mystery Tour.
Now the two remaining Beatles have offered up their condolences to Spinetti, with MCCartney hailing his "irreverent wit".
He says, "Victor was a fine man, a great pal and a fantastic actor and someone I am proud to have known for many years. His irreverent wit and exuberant personality will remain in my memory forever.
"I will miss his loyal friendship, as will all the others who were lucky enough to know and love the wonderful Mr. Spinetti."
Starr adds, "It was a pleasure the time we worked with Victor. He was a good man. Peace and love."


Tags: Ringo Starr

Subscribe Ringo Starr

More Ringo Starr

Ringo Starr Announced As The New Face Of Skechers

One of the world's most recognizable musicians, Ringo Starr of The Beatles is trading in his drum kit for a pair of brand new shoes...

GQ Defends Decision to Award Tony Blair "Philanthropist of the Year"

GQ magazine has defended its much criticised decision to award former Prime Minister Tony Blair the award for "philanthropist of the year." Awards producer Richard...

Who Is Jordyn Blum? Wife Of Foo Fighter's Frontman Dave Grohl

As the animalistic drummer in Nirvana and the guitar-thrashing frontman in Foo Fighters, Dave Grohl is one of the most well-known and prolific rockstars on...

Happy Days! Why Ron Howard Will Make A Great Director Of The Beatles Documentary

Ron Howard is set to direct a new documentary focussing on The Beatles' journey from The Cavern Club in Liverpool to their final performance in...


The Beatles Revived One More Time In Concert Documentary About The Early Years

Big news, Beatles fans: a new authorised documentary on the rock icons is in the works, with Ron Howard slated to direct. The film will...

Ron Howard to Direct Beatles Documentary, From Cavern Club to San Francisco

Oscar-winning filmmaker Ron Howard is set to direct a documentary about The Beatles, following their journey from Liverpool's Cavern Club to their last concert at...

A Hard Days Night [Remastered] Trailer

In 1964, black and white music comedy 'A Hard Day's Night' was released, starring the world's most famous rock band The Beatles. John Lennon, Paul...

Ozzy Osbourne Was Left (Literally) Speechless By The Beatles

You’d think someone of Ozzy Osbourne’s status wouldn’t be star struck by anyone, but the legendary rocker was left speechless when he was tasked with...



Ringo Starr Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Ringo Starr

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All