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Bill Wyman

Biography

British bassist for the Rolling Rocks from 1962 to 1993 before impressive from his personal and going after a single career. He required a job doing work for a bookmaker in 1953. Beyond his use the Rolling Rocks, he offers released four single albums and five albums with Expenses Wyman’s Tempo Kings. He wedded his third wife, Suzanne Accosta, in 1993; the few has three kids. He and drummer Charlie W had been bandmates in the Rolling Rocks.

Quick Facts


Full Name Bill Wyman
Date Of Birth October 24, 1936
Place Of Birth England
Height 1.68 m
Profession Bassist
Nationality British
Spouse Suzanne Accosta, Mandy Smith, Diane Cory, Suzanne Accosta, Mandy Smith, Diane Cory
Children Matilda Mae Wyman, Stephen Paul Wyman, Jessica Rose Wyman, Katherine Noelle Wyman
Parents Molly Perks, William Perks
Music Groups The Rolling Stones, Bill Wyman's Rhythm Kings
Movies Gimme Shelter, Willie and the Poor Boys, Ladies and Gentlemen: The Rolling Stones, Stones at the Max, Green Ice, Phenomena, Eat the Rich, Video Rewind, Bill Wyman's Blues Odyssey: A Journey to Music's Heart and Soul, Sympathy for the Devil, Let's Spend the Night Together, Bill Wyman's Digital Daydreams, Opera, Bill Wyman's Rhythm Kings: Let the Good Times Roll, Bill Wyman's Rhythm Kings: In Concert, Muddy Waters: Messin' with the Blues, Digital Dreams, Alexis Korner and Friends, Solomon Burke: Everybody Needs Somebody, Dear Mr. Fantasy: A Celebration for Jim Capaldi, Rock of Ages: An Unauthorized Story on the Rolling Stones, The Rolling Stones: Under Review: 1967-1969, Soul on Fire
Star Sign Scorpio

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#Fact
1Son, Stephen was married to Mandy Smith's mom Patsy 1993-1995.
2Is now the bassist with Bill Wyman and the Rythum Kings. [July 2001]
3In 1968, Wyman purchased a 510-year-old country estate in Suffolk (UK) that had belonged to twins Ronald and Reggie Kray, British underworld figures who were respectively portrayed by twins Gary Kemp and Martin Kemp in The Krays (1990). In addition to his Suffolk residence, Wyman owns homes in Chelsea and the south of France.
4Formed band The Rhythm Kings with an impermanent line-up of 1960s vets that has comprised (in various combinations at various times): Andy Fairweather Low (guitar/vocals), Albert Lee (guitar), Frank Mead (saxophone), Georgie Fame (keyboard/vocals), Henry Spinetti (drums), Martin Taylor (vocals), Nick Payn (saxophone), Beverley Skeete, Gary Brooker (keyboard), Graham Broad (drums), Janice Hoyte, Mike Sanchez and Adrian Byron Burns, etc.
5Is portrayed by Josef Altin in Stoned (2005) and by Mitchell Parsons in The Linda McCartney Story (2000).
6Supporter of the British Conservative Party.
7Partner of Astrid Lundström (1967 - 1983).
8Elected to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1989 (as a member of The Rolling Stones).
9While married to Mandy Smith, his son, Stephen, was engaged to Mandy's mother
10Father of Stephan Paul (by his first marriage), Katie, Jessica, and Matilda (by his third marriage)
11Has had 5 solo albums.
12Was the oldest member in the Stones.
13Left the Stones in 1993.
14His solo single Je Un Suis Un Rock Star was a worldwide success in 1981.
15Former bass player for The Rolling Stones.
16In 1993 Wyman's 33 year old son, Stephen, became engaged to his former mother-in-law, Patsy, thereby making Bill Wyman his own grandfather-in-law.
17His three "Sticky Fingers" hamburger joints in Cambridge, Kensington and Manchester, England, have all been major successes.


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Red Oaks2014TV Series performer - 1 episode
RageTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2012 writer - 1 episode, 2012
Rolling Stones: Voodoo Lounge1995TV Movie documentary writer: "Stop Breaking Down"
Opera1987"Opera Theme", "Black Notes"
Echo Park1985music: "Give and Take" / writer: "Give and Take"
Phenomena1985performer: "Valley", "Valley Bolero"
Il mondo dell'orrore di Dario Argento1985Documentary performer: "Valley"
The Evil That Men Do1984music: "Floating" - uncredited
Top of the PopsTV Series performer - 2 episodes, 1981 writer - 2 episodes, 1981
Green Ice1981writer: "Si Si", "Beach Chase", "Green Ice Theme", "Floating" Cloudhopper Theme, "Emerald Guitars", "Emerald Vaults", "The Water Bottle", "Noche de Amor", "Columbia" Green ICe Opening Title, "Tenderness", "Showdown", "The Mines", "Sol Y Sombra", "Miami Arrival"
Shindig!1965TV Series writer - 1 episode
Hollywood a Go Go1965TV Series writer - 1 episode

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Get Yer Ya Ya's Out2009Video documentary short executive producer
A.I.M.S. Gala: Live at the Royal Albert Hall2006Video documentary executive producer
Blues Odyssey2001TV Movie documentary executive producer
Celebration Jazz: The Charlie Watts Orchestra1987TV Movie executive producer
Digital Dreams1983TV Movie producer

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Opera1987
The Valley1985Video short
Digital Dreams1983TV Movie
Green Ice1981

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Crossfire Hurricane2012Documentary historical consultant
Blues Odyssey2001TV Movie documentary archive source / researcher

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Eat the Rich1987Toilet Victim
Willie and the Poor Boys1985VideoWillie

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Blues Odyssey2001TV Movie documentary conceived by / written by

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Echo Park1985music consultant
Green Ice1981musician

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The T.A.M.I. Show1964DocumentaryHimself (as The Rolling Stones)
Juke Box Jury1964TV SeriesHimself - Panellist
Big Beat '641964TV MovieHimself (as The Rolling Stones)
New Musical Express Poll Winners' Concert1964TV Movie documentaryHimself (as The Rolling Stones)
Smokestack Lightning: The Legendary Howlin' Wolf2017Documentary post-production
It's Always the Quiet OnesfilmingHimself
No Expectations the Murder of Brian Jones2016DocumentaryHimself
Crossfire Hurricane2012DocumentaryHimself (voice)
The Rolling Stones: Charlie Is My Darling - Ireland 19652012DocumentaryHimself
De wereld draait door2011-2012TV SeriesHimself (segment "De Jakhalzen") / Himself - The Rolling Stones (segment "De Jakhalzen")
B.B. King: The Life of Riley2012DocumentaryHimself
The Rolling Stones: LIVE!2012ShortHimself
My First Guitar2011DocumentaryHimself
The Rolling Stones: Some Girls: Live in Texas2011VideoHimself
Living the Life2011TV SeriesHimself
Breakfast2005-2011TV SeriesHimself - Musician and Photographer / Himself
Weird Celebrity Journeys with Bearsac in London2011TV Mini-SeriesHimself
What Women Want in a Man2011TV Mini-SeriesHimself
Daybreak2011TV SeriesHimself
Stones in Exile2010DocumentaryHimself
Election 20102010TV MovieHimself
Get Yer Ya Ya's Out2009Video documentary short
The One Show2009TV SeriesHimself
Blues Britannia: Can Blue Men Sing the Whites?2009TV Movie documentaryHimself
Legends2008TV Series documentaryHimself
This Week2006TV SeriesHimself
This Morning2006TV SeriesHimself
A.I.M.S. Gala: Live at the Royal Albert Hall2006Video documentary
A Tribute to the King2005Video documentaryHimself
Richard & Judy2005TV SeriesHimself
The Rise of the Celebrity Class2004TV Movie documentaryHimself
Pulse2004TV Series documentaryHimself
Cable TV2003TV SeriesHimself
Tout le monde en parle2003TV SeriesHimself
Billy Connolly: A BAFTA Tribute2002TV Movie documentaryHimself - Audience Member (uncredited)
GMTV2002TV SeriesHimself
Let It Bleed - 40 Jahre Rolling Stones2002TV Movie documentaryHimself
Jukebox Heroes2002TV Series documentaryHimself - Interviewee
Blues Odyssey2001TV Movie documentaryHimself - Host
Being Mick2001TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Frank Skinner Show2001TV SeriesHimself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien2001TV SeriesHimself
Behind the Music2000TV Series documentaryHimself
Later... With Jools Holland2000TV SeriesHimself
Barend en Van Dorp2000TV SeriesHimself
Millionär gesucht! - Die SKL Show2000TV SeriesHimself
Trigger Happy TV2000TV SeriesHimself
An Audience with Tom Jones1999TV SpecialHimself - Audience Member (uncredited)
In Dreams: The Roy Orbison Story1999TV Movie documentaryHimself
An Audience with the Bee Gees1998TV SpecialHimself
Dennis Pennis R.I.P.1997VideoHimself
Very Important Pennis1997TV SeriesHimself
The Sunday Show1996TV SeriesHimself
Children in Need: Waiting in the Wings1996TV MovieHimself
The Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus1996DocumentaryHimself - The Rolling Stones
Rock & Roll1995TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
At the Max1991DocumentaryHimself (as The Rolling Stones)
Comic Relief1991TV SpecialHimself
This Is Your Life1990TV Series documentaryHimself
Skvaller1990TV SeriesHimself
Tonight Live with Steve Vizard1990TV SeriesHimself
25x5: The Continuing Adventures of the Rolling Stones1990TV Movie documentaryHimself
One More Audience with Dame Edna Everage1988TV MovieHimself (uncredited)
Bains de minuit1988TV SeriesHimself
Ready Steady Go, Volume 21985DocumentaryHimself (The Rolling Stones)
Billy Connolly: An Audience with Billy Connolly1985TV SpecialHimself - Audience Member (uncredited)
Video Rewind: The Rolling Stones' Great Video Hits1984Video documentaryHimself
Aspel & Company1984TV SeriesHimself
Digital Dreams1983TV MovieHimself
Ready Steady Go, Volume 11983DocumentaryHimself (as The Rolling Stones)
Let's Spend the Night Together1982DocumentaryHimself
The Kenny Everett Television Show1982TV SeriesHimself
The Rolling Stones - Die ersten 20 Jahre1982TV Movie documentaryHimself
Pop Quiz1981TV SeriesHimself
Top of the Pops1964-1981TV SeriesHimself
Saturday Night at the Mill1981TV SeriesHimself
Beat-Club1980TV SeriesHimself - Musician
Saturday Night Live1978TV SeriesHimself - Host / Musical Guest
All You Need Is Love1977TV Series documentaryHimself
Rock Concert1974TV SeriesHimself
Ladies and Gentlemen: The Rolling Stones1973DocumentaryHimself (Bass) (as The Rolling Stones)
Cocksucker Blues1972DocumentaryHimself
Gimme Shelter1970DocumentaryHimself
5 + 11970DocumentaryHimself
Schlag auf Schlager1970TV MovieHimself (as Rolling Stones)
The Stones in the Park1969DocumentaryHimself - Bass
Voices1968Documentary shortHimself (uncredited)
Frost on Saturday1968TV SeriesHimself
Sympathy for the Devil1968DocumentaryHimself - The Rolling Stones
The Ed Sullivan Show1966-1967TV SeriesSinger
Charlie Is My Darling1966DocumentaryHimself
Ready, Steady, Go!1963-1966TV SeriesHimself
Thank Your Lucky Stars1963-1966TV SeriesHimself
The Rolling Stones Special1966TV MovieHimself
4 Schlüssel1966Himself (uncredited)
New Musical Express Poll Winners' Concert1965TV Movie documentaryHimself (as The Rolling Stones)

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
That's So...2016TV Series documentaryHimself
Dolezal Backstage2015TV Series documentaryHimself
Not Fade Away2012Himself - The Rolling Stones (uncredited)
Alexandra - Stimme der Sehnsucht: Der rätselhafte Tod eines Stars2012TV Movie documentaryHimself (uncredited)
Rude Tube2011TV SeriesHimself
The Roaring 20s: Mick Jagger's Glory Years2011Video documentaryHimself
Shine a Light2008DocumentaryHimself (uncredited)
Upp till kamp2007TV Mini-SeriesHimself
Keith Richards: Under Review2007Video documentaryHimself
20 to 12006TV Series documentaryHimself
Live from New York: The First 5 Years of Saturday Night Live2005TV Special documentaryHimself
Biography2004TV Series documentaryHimself
The Howlin' Wolf Story2003DocumentaryHimself
Georgie Fame 60 år2003TV Movie
The Rolling Stones: Just for the Record2002Video documentaryHimself
The Beatles Revolution2000TV Movie documentaryHimself (uncredited)
The Beatles Anthology1995-1996TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
In the Best Possible Taste: A Tribute to Kenny Everett1995TV Movie documentaryHimself
Top of the Pops1981TV SeriesHimself
Rock City1973DocumentaryHimself (as The Rolling Stones)
Beat-Club1967TV SeriesHimself - Musician
Beat! Beat! Beat!1966TV SeriesHimself - Musician

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2013Gold Badge AwardBASCA Gold Badge Awards

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1984GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Video AlbumLet's Spend the Night Together (1982)· Mick Jagger
· Keith Richards
· Charlie Watts
· Ronnie Wood


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#Quote
1[on Sir Jimmy Savile] I remember you as one of the only two DJs that supported the Stones in '63, '64. We need more DJs like you.

#Trademark
1Played his bass with the neck facing up
2Played a homemade bass in the 1960s, later a Fender Mustang, as well as others

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