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Who is Ringo Starr’s wife Barbara Bach?

RINGO STARR achieved international stardom as the drummer for The Beatles, but less is known about the musician's life away from music.

Here's everything you need to know about Ringo Starr's wife, Barbara Bach.

Who is Ringo Starr's wife Barbara Bach?

Barbara Bach is an American actress and model, who is best known for her role as Bond girl Anya Amasova in the 1977 James Bond film, The Spy Who Loved Me.

Bach was born in New York in August 1947 in the Queens neighborhood of Rosedale.

The now 74 year-old was one of two daughters born to a police officer and and an Irish homemaker.

After graduating in 1964 from a high school in Jamaica, Queens, Bach began modelling professionally and appeared on the front covers of international fashion magazines including Vogue USA and ELLE France.

Bach began her acting career in Italy in 1968 when she featured in the TV miniseries L'Odissea.

The pinnacle of her career came when she played Russian Spy Anya Amasova in The Spy Who Loved Me, alongside English actor Roger Moore.

When did they get married?

Ringo Starr and Bach first met each other in 1980 when they were working on the set of American comedy film Caveman.

The star couple tied the knot in April 1981 at Marylebone Town Hall in London.

The ceremony was attended by his fellow The Beatles members George Harrison and Paul McCartney.

The wedding took place just a year after John Lennon was assassinated in New York outside his Manhattan appartment.

Seven years into their marriage, Bach, who had been suffering from alcoholism and drug use, checked into a rehab centre for four weeks alongside Starr.

Do they have kids?

Starr and Bach do not have any children together, although they do have children from previous marriages.

Starr married hairdresser Maureen Cox in February 1965, and the couple went on to have three children together; Zak, Jason and Lee.

Zak followed in his father's footsteps and became a drummer, and has performed and recorded music with English rock band The Who since 1996.

Bach's first marriage was to an Italian businessman with whom she had two children, Francesca and Gianni, before the couple divorced in 1975.

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