Formed Duran Duran with school friend Nick Rhodes and Stephen Duffy; played guitar for band, but later switched to bass
Duffy left group and replaced by vocalist Simon Le Bon
Duran Duran released self-titled debut; featured hit single "Girls on Film"
Delivered successful second album <i>Rio</i>; included hits "Rio," "Hungry Like the Wolf," and "Save a Prayer"
Formed side project The Power Station along with singer Robert Palmer, former Chic drummer Tony Thompson, and fellow Duran Duran member Andy Taylor
Made acting debut on British TV series "Timeslip"
Recorded solo debut single "I Do What I Do..." for the "9½ Weeks" film soundtrack
Had another Duran Duran hit with second self-titled release, also referred to as <i>The Wedding Album</i>; included hits "Ordinary World" and "Come Undone"
Co-founded independent record label B5 Records in California
Released solo debut <i>Feelings Are Good and Other Lies</i>
Made big screen debut in films "Sugar Town" and "Drowning on Dry Land"
Played the Ghost of Christmas Present opposite Vanessa Williams in "A Diva's Christmas Carol" (VH1)
Reunited with Duran Duran for successful tour and 11th studio album <i>Astronaut</i>
Guest starred on ABC comedy "Samantha Who?"
Released <i>All You Need Is Now</i>, Duran Duran's first album not released by major record label; released digitally
Penned rock 'n' roll memoir <i>In the Pleasure Groove: Love, Death, and Duran Duran</i>