Richard Blade
DJ

#109692
Most Popular
Boost
Birthday
23, 1956
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
23, 1956 (age 63)
Birthplace
England

About

Notable for his hosting work on Sirius Satellite Radio's First Wave channel, he also presented several other popular, music-themed radio and television programs, including Video One (on Los Angeles's KCAL-TV channel); VideoBeat (on KTLA); and Totally 80s (on KYSR).

Before Fame

At the start of his entertainment career, billing himself as "The Young Dick Sheppard," he worked as a UK and European-based DJ.

Trivia

Between 2010 and 2011, he appeared in four episodes of the television series Glory Daze.

Family Life

Raised in Torquay, England, he rose to fame while living and working in Los Angeles, California, U.S.A. Born Richard Sheppard, he took his stage name, Richard Blade, from the title of the 1982 film Blade Runner.

Associated With

He succeeded Casey Kasem as the host of America's Top Ten.