March 8, 2004
December 1, 2011
Claim to fame:
John Lennon's roomate which led to him becoming the original Beatles bassist. He apparently even coined the band's name as a take-off on Buddy Holly's Crickets.
Where are they now?
While in Hamburg with the Beatles he fell in love with Astrid Kirchherr decided to study art again, this time at Hamburg State Art College. He "gradually" quit the Beatles. He died of a brain hemorrhage in 1962