Gary Wright

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Birthday
26, 1943
Birthplace
Cresskill, NJ
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
26, 1943 (age 75)
Birthplace
Cresskill, NJ

About

Though he is most famous for his hit 1970s singles "Love is Alive" and "Dream Weaver," this American-born rock vocalist, songwriter, and keyboardist is also notable for his work with the British rock band Spooky Tooth.

Before Fame

As a child, he performed in the Broadway production of Fanny. He went on to study both psychology and medicine at the College of William & Mary, New York University, and the Free University of Berlin.

Trivia

Two decades after its initial release, his song "Dream Weaver" was featured in the blockbuster film Wayne's World.

Family Life

He grew up in Cresskill, New Jersey, and later lived in England and California. He was married twice -- to Christina "Tina" Wright and Rose Wright -- and fathered sons named Justin and Dorian.

Associated With

He collaborated with former Beatle George Harrison on several of Harrison's solo ventures, including the 1970 album All Things Must Pass.