Ringo Starr is a British musician, singer, songwriter, and actor, best known as the drummer for the iconic rock band The Beatles. Born on July 7, 1940, in Liverpool, England, Ringo (real name Richard Starkey) joined The Beatles in 1962, replacing their original drummer Pete Best.

With The Beatles, Ringo became known for his distinctive drumming style, which was marked by a strong sense of rhythm and a creative use of fills and accents. He also provided vocals on several of the band’s songs, including “Yellow Submarine” and “With a Little Help from My Friends”.

After The Beatles disbanded in 1970, Ringo launched a successful solo career, releasing a series of albums and hit singles, including “Photograph”, “It Don’t Come Easy”, and “You’re Sixteen”. He has also collaborated with many other musicians over the years, including George Harrison, John Lennon, and Paul McCartney.

In addition to his music career, Ringo has also worked as an actor, appearing in several films and television shows, including “Caveman”, “The Magic Christian”, and “Thomas & Friends”. He has also been involved in various philanthropic endeavors, including the creation of the Lotus Foundation, which supports a variety of charitable causes around the world.

Ringo has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame twice, first as a member of The Beatles in 1988, and later as a solo artist in 2015. He remains an influential and beloved figure in the world of music, and his contributions to rock and roll have left an indelible mark on popular culture.