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Carl Davis was born on October 28, 1936 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA. He is known for his work on The General (1926), Safety Last! (1923) and The Phantom of the Opera (1925). He has been married to Jean Boht since December 28, 1970. They have two children. See full bio »
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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 4 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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 2012 Upstairs Downstairs (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Last Waltz (2012)
 2007-2009 Cranford (TV Series) (7 episodes)
- May 1843 (2007)
- April 1843 (2007)
- November 1842 (2007)
 2005 Scoring for Comedy (Video documentary short)
 2005 Garbo (Documentary)
 2003 Promoted to Glory (TV Movie)
 1998-2003 The Queen's Nose (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- Episode #7.1 (2003)
- Episode #6.1 (2002)
- Episode #5.1 (2001)
- Episode #4.1 (2000)
- Episode #3.1 (1998)
 2002 An Angel for May (TV Movie)
 2001 Back Home (TV Movie)
 2000 The Great Gatsby (TV Movie)
 1999 Comedy Lab (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Heart and Sole (1999)
 1999 'Pride and Prejudice': The Making of... (TV Movie documentary)
 1998 Goodnight, Mister Tom (TV Movie)
 1998 The Face of Russia (TV Mini-Series)
 1998 Coming Home (TV Movie)
 1998 Seesaw (TV Mini-Series) (3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1998)
- Episode #1.2 (1998)
- Episode #1.1 (1998)
 1998 Real Women (TV Series)
 1998 Cold War (TV Mini-Series documentary)
 1997 A Dance to the Music of Time (TV Mini-Series) (4 episodes)
- Post War (1997)
- The War (1997)
- The Thirties (1997)
- The Twenties (1997)
 1997 A Life in a Day (Short)
 1995 Pride & Prejudice: From Page to Screen (TV Movie documentary)
 1995 Pride and Prejudice (TV Mini-Series) (6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1995)
- Episode #1.5 (1995)
- Episode #1.4 (1995)
- Episode #1.3 (1995)
- Episode #1.2 (1995)
 1995 Cinema Europe: The Other Hollywood (TV Mini-Series documentary) (4 episodes)
 1995 Oliver's Travels (TV Mini-Series) (5 episodes)
 1995 Anne Frank Remembered (Documentary)
 1994 Liberation (Documentary)
 1994 The Return of the Native (TV Movie)
 1994 Performance (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1994 The Buried Mirror (TV Mini-Series)
 1994 Lie Down with Lions (TV Movie)
 1994 George Stevens: D-Day to Berlin (TV Movie documentary)
 1986-1994 Screen Two (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- Genghis Cohn (1993)
- They Never Slept (1991)
- Hotel du Lac (1986)
 1994 Widows' Peak
 1993 Thatcher: The Downing Street Years (TV Mini-Series documentary) (4 episodes)
- Best of Enemies (1993)
- Woman at War (1993)
 1993 Voyage (TV Movie)
 1993 The Trial
 1989-1993 American Masters (TV Series documentary) (2 episodes)
- Harold Lloyd: The Third Genius (1989) ... (music)
 1993 A Year in Provence (TV Mini-Series)
 1992 Covington Cross (TV Series) (13 episodes)
- The Persecution (1992)
- Blinded Passions (1992)
- The Hero (1992)
- Outlaws (1992)
 1992 A Sense of History (TV Short)
 1989-1992 Screen One (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- The Accountant (1989)
 1991 The Black Velvet Gown (TV Movie)
 1991 The Crucifer of Blood (TV Movie)
 1991 Ghosts of the Past (TV Movie documentary)
 1991 Echoes That Remain (Documentary)
 1991 Separate But Equal (TV Movie)
 1990 The Pied Piper (TV Movie)
 1990 The Secret Life of Ian Fleming (TV Movie)
 1989 The Yellow Wallpaper (TV Movie)
 1989 Skulduggery (TV Movie)
 1989 Somewhere to Run (TV Movie)
 1989 The Rainbow
 1989 Scandal
 1988 Journey's End (TV Movie)
 1988 Horizon (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 1987 Buster Keaton: A Hard Act to Follow (TV Mini-Series documentary)
 1987 The First Eden (TV Mini-Series documentary) (4 episodes)
 1986 Fire & Ice (TV Movie)
 1986 Murrow (TV Movie)
 1985 Silas Marner (TV Movie)
 1985 A Crime of Honour (TV Movie)
 1985 Late Starter (TV Series) (8 episodes)
- Episode #1.8 (1985)
- Episode #1.7 (1985)
- Episode #1.6 (1985)
- Episode #1.5 (1985)
- Episode #1.4 (1985)
 1985 To the World's End: Scenes and Characters on a London Bus Route (TV Movie documentary) ("Variations on a Bus Route")
 1985 King David
 1985 Oscar (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- De Profundis (1985)
- Trials (1985)
- Gilded Youth (1985)
 1985 The Pickwick Papers (TV Series) (12 episodes)
- Episode #1.12 (1985)
- Episode #1.11 (1985)
- Episode #1.10 (1985)
- Episode #1.9 (1985)
- Episode #1.8 (1985)
 1984 A Kind of Alaska (TV Movie)
 1984 Sakharov (TV Movie)
 1984 All Our Working Lives (TV Series documentary) (4 episodes)
- Cutting Coal (1984)
- The Shipbuilders (1984)
 1984 Champions
 1984 The Far Pavilions (TV Mini-Series) (1 episode)
 1983 The Aerodrome (TV Movie)
 1983 The Weather in the Streets (TV Movie)
 1983 Macbeth (TV Movie)
 1983 Praying Mantis (TV Movie)
 1983 Unknown Chaplin (TV Mini-Series documentary) (2 episodes)
- Hidden Treasure (1983)
 1982 The Hound of the Baskervilles (TV Mini-Series) (4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (1982)
- Episode #1.3 (1982)
- Episode #1.2 (1982)
- Episode #1.1 (1982)
 1982 Arena (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 1982 La ronde (TV Movie)
 1970-1982 Play for Today (TV Series) (10 episodes)
- Home Sweet Home (1982)
 1981 Winston Churchill: The Wilderness Years (TV Mini-Series)
 1974-1981 BBC2 Playhouse (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Marriage (1981)
- Speed King (1974)
 1981 Private Schulz (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1981)
- Episode #1.5 (1981)
- Episode #1.4 (1981)
- Episode #1.3 (1981)
- Episode #1.2 (1981)
 1980 Staying On (TV Movie)
 1980 The Merchant of Venice (TV Movie)
 1980 Oppenheimer (TV Mini-Series) (7 episodes)
- Episode #1.7 (1980)
- Episode #1.6 (1980)
- Episode #1.5 (1980)
- Episode #1.4 (1980)
- Episode #1.3 (1980)
 1980 Moving Pictures (TV Movie)
 1980 Hollywood (TV Mini-Series documentary) (5 episodes)
- Star Treatment (1980)
- Autocrats (1980)
- In the Beginning (1980)
- Pioneers (1980)
 1979-1980 The Old Curiosity Shop (TV Mini-Series) (9 episodes)
- Episode #1.9 (1980)
- Episode #1.8 (1980)
- Episode #1.7 (1980)
- Episode #1.6 (1980)
- Episode #1.5 (1980)
 1979 Prince Regent (TV Mini-Series) (8 episodes)
- Milk and Honey (1979)
- Father and Son (1979)
 1977-1979 Horse in the House (TV Series) (12 episodes)
 1979 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Marya (1979)
 1978 The Light Princess (TV Movie)
 1978 Wuthering Heights (TV Mini-Series) (5 episodes)
- Episode #1.5 (1978)
- Episode #1.4 (1978)
- Episode #1.3 (1978)
- Episode #1.2 (1978)
- Episode #1.1 (1978)
 1978 BBC2 Play of the Week (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1978 The Mayor of Casterbridge (TV Mini-Series) (7 episodes)
- Episode #1.7 (1978)
- Episode #1.6 (1978)
- Episode #1.5 (1978)
- Episode #1.4 (1978)
- Episode #1.3 (1978)
 1977 Treasure Island (TV Mini-Series) (4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (1977)
- Episode #1.3 (1977)
- Episode #1.2 (1977)
- Episode #1.1 (1977)
 1977 Marie Curie (TV Mini-Series) (5 episodes)
- Episode #1.5 (1977)
- Episode #1.4 (1977)
- Episode #1.3 (1977)
- Episode #1.2 (1977)
- Episode #1.1 (1977)
 1977 The Lively Arts (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1977 Out of Bounds (TV Series)
 1976 The Snow Queen (TV Movie)
 1976 The Lady of the Camellias (TV Movie)
 1976 NBC Special Treat (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1976 Lorna Doone (TV Mini-Series) (5 episodes)
- Episode #1.5 (1976)
- Episode #1.4 (1976)
- Episode #1.3 (1976)
- Episode #1.2 (1976)
- Episode #1.1 (1976)
 1976 Where Adam Stood (TV Movie)
 1976 Our Mutual Friend (TV Mini-Series) (7 episodes)
- Episode #1.7 (1976)
- Episode #1.6 (1976)
- Episode #1.5 (1976)
- Episode #1.4 (1976)
- Episode #1.3 (1976)
 1975-1976 Shades of Greene (TV Series) (12 episodes)
- Under the Garden (1976)
- The Destructors (1975)
- The Blue Film (1975)
 1975 The Naked Civil Servant (TV Movie)
 1975 Man Friday
 1974 The Cay (TV Movie)
 1974 The World at War (TV Series documentary) (3 episodes)
- Remember (1974)
 1974 What Next? (TV Movie)
 1973 Conflict
 1973 The Lovers!
 1973 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Catholics (1973)
 1973 The Merchant of Venice (TV Movie)
 1973 Away from It All (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1972 Rentadick
 1972 War & Peace (TV Mini-Series)
 1971 The Snow Goose (TV Movie)
 1971 I, Monster
 1971 Up Pompeii
 1970 The Only Way
 1967 Omnibus (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 1966 Five More (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Strangers (1966)
 1964-1966 Theatre 625 (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Focus (1966)
 1964 The Other World of Winston Churchill (TV Movie documentary)
 1964 Schaufensterpuppen (TV Movie)
 1961 Armchair Theatre (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1929 The Iron Mask (1999 version)
 1928 A Woman of Affairs (1983)
 1928 Show People (1982)
 1928 The Wind (1983 alternate version)
 1928 Speedy (1992 alternate version)
 1928 The Crowd (1981)
 1927 The Student Prince in Old Heidelberg (1986 alternate version)
 1927 Napoleon (1980)
 1927 It (1992 alternate version)
 1927 The Kid Brother (1990 alternate version)
 1926 The General (1987)
 1926 Flesh and the Devil (1988 sound version)
 1926 The Strong Man (1985)
 1925 Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ (1987 restored version)
 1925 The Eagle (1985)
 1925 The Big Parade (1988 score)
 1925 The Phantom of the Opera (1996)
 1924 Greed (1986 alternate version)
 1923 Our Hospitality (1984)
 1923 Safety Last! (1990 alternate version)
 1921 The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (1993 alternate version)
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His musical, "Kip's War", was performed at the Leicester Haymarket Theatre in Leicester, Leicestershire, England with Kelly George, Jenny Logan, Rodney Cottam, Sonia Graham and Malcolm Rennie in the cast.
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He was awarded an Honorary CBE from Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II in her Birthday Honours list 2005. See more »

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