Drummer for the seminal rock band The Police.
He grew up in the Middle East because of his archaeologist father.
He was ranked ranked the fifth greatest drummer of all time by Rolling Stone magazine's reader poll in 2010.
He got married to Sonja Kristina on July 16, 1982, after their divorce in 1991, he remarried Fiona Dent in 1993.
He wrote the score for the Oscar-nominated Oliver Stone film Wall Street.