Sep. 6th, 1943
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, UK
Roger Waters' Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2013 - 12-12-12
1982 - Pink Floyd The Wall
Guest TV Roles
Himself (segment "Roger Waters")
- Father Eric Fletcher Waters was killed in World War II in 1944 in Anzio, Italy. His death proved to be a huge inspiration on Pink Floyd's music, particularly on the albums "The Wall" (1979) and "The Final Cut" (1983).
- Attended the Regent Street Polytechnic School of Architecture, where he met fellow band mates Richard Wright, and Nick Mason.
- (March 2003) His 1987 solo album "Radio K.A.O.S." came 24th on Classic Rock Magazine's list of the 30 greatest concept albums of all time.
- Is partially tone-deaf. Uses earpieces in concert to help him sing. When he was in Pink Floyd, he used to have his bass guitars tuned by keyboardist Rick Wright.
- Pink Floyd's album "A Saucerful of Secrets" is featured on the sleeve of rock band Marillion's album "Script for a Jester's Tear" (released in 1983).
- (March 2003) Pink Floyd's 1973 album "Dark Side of the Moon" topped Classic Rock Magazine's list of the 30 greatest concept albums of all time. Their 1979 album "The Wall" came tenth and their 1983 album "The Final Cut" came 21st on the list.
- Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (as a member of Pink Floyd) in 1996.
- 2005 - engaged to waitress Laurie Durning