Ric Ocasek

Ric Ocasek
1949 - 2019

Ric Ocasek  American Vocalist


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Rest in peace.


Ric Ocasek was previously married to Paulina Porizkova (1989 - 2019) and Suzanne Ocasek (1984 - 1988).


American Vocalist Ric Ocasek was born Richard T. Otcasek on 23rd March, 1949 in Baltimore, Maryland and passed away on 15th Sep 2019 New York City, New York aged 70. He is most remembered for The Cars. His zodiac sign is Aries.

Ric Ocasek was in an on-screen matchup with Pia Zadora in Hairspray (1988).

Ric Ocasek is a member of the following lists: American record producers, American rock singers and American male singers.


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Married2 31 years, 8 months 23 years, 10 months 16 years
Total2 31 years, 8 months 23 years, 10 months 16 years


First Name Ric
Last Name Ocasek
Full Name at Birth Richard T. Otcasek
Age 70 (age at death) years
Birthday 23rd March, 1949
Birthplace Baltimore, Maryland
Died 15th September, 2019
Place of Death New York City, New York
Cause of Death Pulmonary Emphysema
Height 6' 4" (193 cm)
Build Average
Hair Color Black
Distinctive Feature Towering height and slender frame
Zodiac Sign Aries
Sexuality DISPUTED
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
University Bowling Green State University (dropped out to pursue music career)
Occupation Text Vocalist, Musician, Music Producer
Occupation Vocalist
Claim to Fame The Cars
Music Genre (Text) Rock, New Wave, Power Pop
Year(s) Active 1976–present, 1973–present, 1968–2019
Instrument (text) Vocals, Guitar, Keyboards
Record Label Elektra, Geffen, Reprise, Columbia
Associated Acts The Cars
Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling) Richard De La Font Agency
Official Websites www.nndb.com/people/942/000024870/, www.ricocasek.com/, www.facebook.com/ricocasek, www.myspace.com/ricocasek, http://www.ricocasek.com, http://ricocasek.com

Richard Theodore Otcasek (March 23, 1944 – September 15, 2019), known as Ric Ocasek, was an American singer, songwriter, musician, record producer and painter. He was the lead vocalist, rhythm guitarist and songwriter for the rock band the Cars. In addition to his work with the Cars, Ocasek recorded seven solo albums, and his song "Emotion in Motion" was a top 20 hit in the United States in 1986. Ocasek also worked as a record producer for artists such as Suicide, Bad Brains, Weezer, Nada Surf, Guided by Voices, and No Doubt. In 2018, Ocasek was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of the Cars.

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Ric Ocasek70 AriesVocalist
Paulina Porizkova56 AriesModel
Suzanne Ocasek-


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
ChristopherMaleSuzanne Ocasek
OrionMale197348 years oldSuzanne Ocasek
DerekMale198239 years oldSuzanne Ocasek
Jonathan RavenMale4th November, 199327 years oldPaulina Porizkova
Oliver OrionMale23rd May, 199823 years oldPaulina Porizkova


Hairspray1988Beatnik Cat (special apperances)Movie
Made in Heaven1987SharkMovie

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rn_tracy1_rnrn_tracy1_rnMay 15, 2013

He wouldn't get women this hot if he were a regular guy. Because he has money, he can get the girls.

rn_tracy1_rnrn_tracy1_rnMay 15, 2013

I remember listening to the Cars back in the 80's. Memories.

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