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Ric Ocasek

Ric OcasekAKA Richard T. Otcasek

Born: 23-Mar-1949
Birthplace: Baltimore, MD

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Bisexual [1]
Occupation: Musician

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Singer for The Cars, producer

[1] Profile '86 radio interview, broadcast 1986 on NBC Radio: "I like beautiful women. Tall, thin, beautiful women. Fat little ugly women. I like all kinds of women. I'm always attracted to the opposite sex. I'm attracted to both sexes, actually. But not only beautiful men -- I think I like weird men."

Wife: (div., one son)
Wife: Suzanne (div., two sons)
Son: Eron Otcasek (b. Boston)
Paulina Porizkova (m. 23-Aug-1989, two sons)
Son: Jonathan Raven (b. 1987)
Son: Oliver Orion Okasek (b. 23-May-1998)

    High School: Maple Heights High School, Maple Heights, OH
    University: Bowling Green State University
    University: Antioch College

    Milkwood Vocals, Guitar (1972-73)
    The Cars Vocals, Guitar (1976-88)
    Ian Lloyd Guitar, Vocals (1979)
    Alan Vega Guitar, Keyboards (1983, 1985, 1995)
    Jonathan Richman Keyboards (1998)
    Possum Dixon Keyboards (1998)
    Guided by Voices Keyboards (1999)
    Ric Ocasek
    Entertainment Weekly's 2003 "It" List Automotive Exec
    Elektra Records Senior VP of A & R
    Czech Ancestry

    Hairspray (16-Feb-1988)
    Made in Heaven (6-Nov-1987) · Shark
    Live Aid (13-Jul-1985) · Himself

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