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Marriages of Phil Spector


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Marriages of Phil Spector
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Renowned music producer Phil Spector is pictured arriving at Superior Court as his 2nd degree murder retrial continued on December 2, 2008 in Los Angeles, California.

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Two of Phil Spector's marriages ended with his ex-wives saying he was controlling, jealous, angry, and emotionally abusive. His wives missed the obvious red flags that were apparent even before they married. His third marriage while he is in prison is to a woman who is 41 years younger.

First Marriage - Annette Merar
Met: 1961
Married: 1963
Children: 0
Divorced: 1965
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Second Marriage - Ronnie Bennett
Met: 1963
Married: 1968
Children: 3
Separated: 1972
Divorced: 1974
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Third Marriage - Rachelle Short
Met: 2003
Married: 2006
Children: 0
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Phil Spector Information:

Phillip Harvey "Phil" Spector aka Harvey Phillip spector: December 26, 1939 in The Bronx, New York.

Phil has had five children.

  • Donte Phillip Spector: Born in 1969.
  • Louis Phillip Spector: Born in 1966.
  • Gary Phillip Spector: Born in 1966.
  • Nicole Audrey Spector: Born in 1982.
  • Phillip Spector Jr: Born in 1982. He died on December 25, 1991 of leukemia.

Phil: Rock music record producer, songwriter, musician.

Criminal Case:
Phil Spector was convicted of second-degree murder in 2009 for the February 3, 2003 death of Lana Jean Clarkson (1962-2003), an actress. Lana was shot in his 10-bedroom mansion (Castle Pyrenees) in Alhambra, California. He received a sentence of nineteen years to life and is serving his time at the California Substance Abuse Treatment Facility and State Prison in Corcoran, California. Spector will not be eligible for parole until 2028.

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