Happy Birthday Rick Springfield!

ABOUT
Rock star and actor known for his 1981 hit “Jessie’s Girl” and for portraying Dr. Noah Drake on the soap opera General Hospital. His top ten hits include “I’ve Done Everything for You,” “Don’t Talk to Strangers,” and “Affair of the Heart.”

BEFORE FAME
He grew up in London and Australia because of his father’s military career. He first started playing guitar when he was thirteen.

TRIVIA
He received the Grammy Award for Best Male Rock Vocal Performance for “Jessie’s Girl” in 1982.

FAMILY LIFE
He married Barbara Porter on October 27, 1984 and they raised two children together.

ASSOCIATED WITH
In 2015, he played Dr. Irving Pitlor on the HBO series True Detective alongside Colin Farrell.