He has great technique, of course, but there is a vast difference between a facile technician and the brilliance and perfect feel that is Rich O’Brien’s . After a long and successful career based in the United Kingdom, he gained dual citizenship with New Zealand in 2011, where he resided in Tauranga. Richard O'Brien is a British songwriter and actor, best known as the creator of The Rocky Horror Picture Show and its sequel, Shock Treatment.In his native Britain he is also remembered for hosting the adventure game show The Crystal Maze from 1990 to 1994. Richard O'Brien is an English-New Zealand actor, writer, musician and television presenter. (The "Dr." was added for the film.) Welcome back. Although some critics felt O'Brien's play, written in collaboration with Richard Hartley, was pretentious and too obviously campy, in general it was considered fresh, sometimes cheerful. Riding as an amateur in late teens and early twenties with limited success. Ranger Doug of Riders In The Sky writes “There is no one I’d rather hear play guitar than Richard O’Brien. Richard O'Brien, creator of The Rocky Horror Show, is interviewed onstage -- and what an entertaining performance! His taste and musical sensibilities are exquisite. 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Richard O’Brien (born Richard Smith) was born in England but emigrated to New Zealand with his family when he was ten years old. 679 companies including McDonalds Asia Pacific, Chevron Australia, Vodafone Hutchison and News Corp made $462 billion in revenue in Australia last year without contributing a single cent to the nation’s health, education, defense or welfare. He also appeared in Jubilee (1977), Flash Gordon (1980), Dark City (1998), Ever After (1998) Dungeons & Dragons (2000), among others. Since 2011 he is also a citizen of New Zealand. Richard O'Brien (born Richard Smith; 25 March 1942) is a British-New Zealand actor, television presenter, musician, writer, voice artist and theatre performer. As well as writing verse plays, I’ve been writing about what verse plays do – how they work, how they got to be the way they are today, and what they can do that other kinds of drama can’t. 8, The Ultimate Sports Handbook: How to Steal Home, Slam Dunk, Score a Penalty Kick, and Play Like the Pros. Richard O'Brien. Check out Richard O'Brien on Amazon Music. Richard O’Brien could, unwittingly, be describing himself. Since then, my work has featured in Poetry London, The Literateur, The Salt Book of Younger Poets, and a number of anthologies published by the Emma Press. Richard O'Brien. Somehow the waitress chooses this moment to take our order, and is waved away. In January 1982 Richard O'Brien was interviewed about the release of Shock Treatment. Refresh and try again. In 2006 and 2007 I was one of 15 winners of the Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award. O'Brien wrote his one-man revue Disgracefully Yours (1985) singing as Mephistopheles Smith. Richard O'Brien on IMDb: Awards, nominations, and wins. Here's another version of Richard O'Brien doing an acoustic version of Science Fiction/Double Feature. Profile: English writer, actor, television presenter and theatre performer, born 25 March 1942 in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England, UK but raised in NZ. He is best known for writing the musical The Rocky Horror Show and its 1975 film adaptation The Rocky Horror Picture Show, in which he played the character of Riff-Raff. Looking for books by Richard O'Brien? On November 25, 2004, a life-size bronze statue of Richard O'Brien in his Riff Raff space suit was unveiled in Hamilton, New Zealand, where O'Brien grew up after moving from England. My latest pamphlets are A Bloody Mess (Dead Ink/Valley Press) and The Emmores (The Emma Press). Guest starred in five episodes in the third se… in January 1982 O'Brien. Of the Rocky Horror Show, is interviewed onstage -- and what an entertaining performance my latest pamphlets are Bloody. 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