Rupert Holmes

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Birthday
24, 1947
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
24, 1947 (age 72)
Birthplace
England

About

He wrote the hit pop songs Escape (The Piña Colada Song) and Him, and also wrote the Tony Award-winning musical Drood.

Before Fame

He worked as a sessions musician while in his twenties.

Trivia

His first novel, 2003's Where the Truth Lies, was adapted into a film directed by Atom Egoyan.

Family Life

His father Leonard was a United States Army warrant officer and bandleader.

Associated With

His musical Robin and the 7 Hoods was inspired by the 1964 Frank Sinatra film of the same name.