Rick Springfield, 80s pop star & actor, performing & signing copies of My Precious Little One
8/10/09 7:00 PM at Borders Books – Tampa Avenue. Northridge, CA
Rick Springfield (born Richard Lewis Springthorpe on August 23, 1949 in Sydney) is an Australian-American songwriter, musician and actor. As a musician, he is most famous for the 1981 #1 single “Jessie’s Girl”, which became a Grammy Award-winning landmark of 1980s pop-rock and helped establish the emerging music video age. As an actor, Springfield’s best known role is that of the character Dr. Noah Drake on the daytime drama General Hospital.
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He originated the character from 1981-1983 and then returned to play him again from 2005 until present. He then appeared on Don’t Forget The Lyrics in January 2009 to sing “Jessie’s Girl” and his new song “What’s Victoria’s Secret”. He stayed until the show was over. On March 19 2009, he played a gig in support of “Voices of Uganda” at the Key Club in Los Angeles. The gig was co-organized by fellow General Hospital alum, actress Melissa Fitzgerald.