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Richard Branson


Richard Branson was born on July 18, 1950 in Blackheath, London, England as Richard Charles Nicholas Branson. He is a producer and actor, known for Superman Returns (2006), Around the World in 80 Days (2004) and Electric Dreams (1984). He has been married to Joan Templeman since December 20, 1989. They have three children. He was previously ... See full bio »

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Known For

Superman Returns
Superman Returns Shuttle Engineer
(2006)
Around the World in 80 Days
(2004)
Electric Dreams
Electric Dreams Producer
(1984)
Acids of Virgin Music
(1976)

Filmography

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 2015 Chloe & Theo (executive producer)
 2013 Pandora's Promise (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2010 Jambo Jumbo (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2010 Equation of Change (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
 2004-2005 The Rebel Billionaire: Branson's Quest for the Best (TV Series) (executive producer - 12 episodes)
- Necker Island Finale (2005) ... (executive producer - as Sir Richard Branson)
- Miami (2005) ... (executive producer - as Sir Richard Branson)
- Episode #1.12 (2004) ... (executive producer - as Sir Richard Branson)
- Zimbabwe (2004) ... (executive producer - as Sir Richard Branson)
- Victoria Falls (2004) ... (executive producer - as Sir Richard Branson)
 1984 Electric Dreams (executive producer)
 1980 The Space Movie (Documentary) (producer)
 1976 Acids of Virgin Music (producer)
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Other Works:

TV commercial: Nissan Gloria (Japan) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 2 Interviews | 12 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Sir Richard Branson

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

For a successful entrepreneur it can mean extreme wealth. But with extreme wealth comes extreme responsibility. And the responsibility for me is to invest in creating new businesses, create jobs, employ people, and to put money aside to tackle issues where we can make a difference. See more »

Trivia:

Is a fan of the star trek franchise and named the his first spacecraft of his Virgin Galactic venture VSS Enterprise and the second one VSS Voyager. See more »

Trademark:

His Beard

Nickname:

Rich

Star Sign:

Cancer

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