Tim Rice

English lyricist and author

Sir Timothy Miles Bindon "Tim" Rice (born 10 November 1944) is a English songwriter and writer. He was born in 1944. Rice is probably best known for his work with Andrew Lloyd Webber on the shows Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Jesus Christ Superstar, and Evita. He also co-wrote the shows Blondel, Chess and the English lyrics for Starmania.

Sir Tim Rice
Birth nameTimothy Miles Bindon Rice
Born (1944-11-10) 10 November 1944 (age 76)
OriginAmersham, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom
GenresMusical theatre, film, television
Occupation(s)Lyricist
Years active1965–present
Associated actsAndrew Lloyd Webber, Alan Menken, Elton John, Stephen Oliver, Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson, Cliff Richard
Websitetimrice.co.uk

He had a long-term relationship in the 1980s with the actress Elaine Paige.

In 2018, Rice became one of fifteen people to win an Oscar, Grammy, Tony and Emmy Award.