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Andrew John Ridgeley

Biography

Vocalist, songwriter, and guitarist who was simply one-half from the 1980s group Wham! He was created and elevated in England with a British mom and Egyptian-Italian dad. He offered over twenty-five million information world-wide with Wham! He dated Bananarama’s Karen Woodward. He and George Michael had been both in Wham!

Quick Facts


Full Name Andrew Ridgeley
Date Of Birth January 26, 1963
Place Of Birth England
Height 1.82 m
Profession Guitarist
Education Bushey Meads School
Nationality British
Spouse Keren Woodward
Parents Jennifer Ridgeley, Albert Ridgeley
Siblings Paul Ridgeley
Music Groups Wham!
Movies Wham: The Best of Wham
Star Sign Aquarius

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#Fact
1 Spends his time surfing, motor racing and owning a restaurant, Bar 92.
2 Still continues to record. [July 2001]
3 Is a supporter of the activist group Surfers Against Sewage, which supports a ban on ocean dumping.
4 He and George Michael wrote "Careless Whisper" on the back of a bus during their school days.
5 Has no intention of returning to the music industry.
6 Guitarist of 80s pop group Wham!


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
EastEnders 2001-2012 TV Series writer - 5 episodes
Yu-Gi-Oh! 3D: Bonds Beyond Time Abridged 2011 TV Movie writer: "Careless Whisper"
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon 2011 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Hot Tub Time Machine 2010 writer: "Careless Whisper"
Loose Women 2009 TV Series writer - 1 episode
90210 2009 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Idols 2008 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Deutschland sucht den Superstar 2002-2008 TV Series writer - 3 episodes
Baby Mama 2008 writer: "Careless Whisper"
Gossip Live in Liverpool 2008 Video documentary writer: "Careless Whisper"
Idols! 2007 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Idols 2002-2007 TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Patinando por un sueño 2007 TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Rats and Cats 2007 writer: "Careless Whisper"
So You Wanna Be a Popstar 2007 TV Series writer - 1 episode
It Takes Two 2007 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The South Bank Show 2006 TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Canadian Idol 2006 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Dancing with the Stars 2006 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The X Factor 2005 TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Idol 2004 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Karaoke Revolution Volume 3 2004 Video Game "Careless Whisper"
Australian Idol 2004 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Malaysian Idol 2004 TV Series writer - 1 episode
SuperStar KZ 2003 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Ídolos 2003 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Pop Idol 2003 TV Series writer - 1 episode
American Idol 2002 TV Series writer - 1 episode
3rd Rock from the Sun 1999 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Free Enterprise 1998 performer: "Shake" / writer: "Shake"
A Night at the Roxbury 1998 "Careless Whisper"
Sjans 1992 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Stars in Their Eyes 1991 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Perfect 1985 writer: "Wham Rap Enjoy What You Do!" - as Andrew Ridgely
Knight Rider 1985 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Britain's Got More Talent 2016 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Deadpool 2016 writer: "Careless Whisper"
Coronation Street 2015 TV Series performer - 1 episode
New Tricks 2014 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Strictly Come Dancing 2014 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2014 writer: "Careless Whisper"
Tu cara me suena - Argentina 2014 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Blended 2014 writer: "Careless Whisper"
Dancing on Ice TV Series performer - 3 episodes, 2014 writer - 1 episode, 2010
Walulis sieht fern 2012 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The X Factor Philippines 2012 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 2012 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Filthy Frank Show 2011-2012 TV Series short writer - 2 episodes

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
I am Khama 2019 announced Hambling (voice)
Wham!: Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go 1984 Video short Andrew Andrew

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Best of Wham! 2000 Video

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
George Michael: A Different Story 2005 Documentary thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
George Michael: Twenty Five 2006 Video Himself
George Michael: A Different Story 2005 Documentary Himself
The Best of Wham! 2000 Video Himself
Power Vision - Pop Galerie 1999 TV Series documentary Himself
Fantasy Football League 1994 TV Series Himself - Guest Manager
Rock in Rio 1991 TV Series Himself - Musical Support
Pero ¿esto qué es? 1990 TV Series Himself
Top of the Pops 1986 TV Series Himself
Wham! in China: Foreign Skies 1986 Documentary
Wish You Were There 1985 Himself
Live Aid 1985 TV Special documentary Himself (as Wham!)
Wham!: The Video 1985 Video short Himself
Wogan 1984 TV Series Himself
Pop Quiz 1984 TV Series Himself
Saturday Superstore 1983 TV Series Himself
New American Bandstand 1965 1983 TV Series Himself (as Wham!)

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Top of the Pops: The Story of 1983 2017 TV Movie documentary Himself - Wham! (as Wham!)
Top of the Pops: The Story of 1982 2016 TV Movie documentary Himself - Wham!
Dolezal Backstage 2015 TV Series documentary Himself
Peter Andre's Xmas Extravaganza Top 50 2014 TV Movie Himself
Video on Trial 2006-2009 TV Series Himself - Accused / Himself - Wham!
The South Bank Show 2006 TV Series documentary Himself
25 Years of Smash Hits 2003 TV Movie documentary Himself
Memories of 1970-1991 1991 TV Series documentary Himself
Top of the Pops 1985 TV Series Himself

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