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Michael A. Levine (I)

Born in Tokyo, raised in the Midwest, Michael A. Levine began his career in music when he moved to New York City where his first job was playing violin on the streets. He soon was playing in bands and on records, working with Carla Bley, Shaun Colvin, Lenny Kravitz, Grandmaster Flash, Cher, and many others. He then began writing music for ... See full bio »
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Cold Case
Cold Case Composer
Dunkirk Music Department
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Wicker Park Music Department


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 2018 Siren (TV Series) (10 episodes) (filming)
- The Lure (2018)
- Pilot (2018)
 2016 Star Wars: Detours (TV Series) (2012) (post-production)
 2016 Tip of the Tongue (Short) (completed)
  3100, Run and Become (Documentary) (completed)
  Children of War (Documentary) (pre-production)
 2017 Amelia 2.0
 2017 Served Like a Girl (Documentary)
 2016 City 40 (Documentary)
 2015-2016 All Downhill From Here (TV Series) (11 episodes)
- Arm's Control (2016)
- Gluten Free (2016)
- Sally Arrives (2016)
- Hello Doctor (2016)
- Made-Up (2016)
 2016 Love Meet Hope (composer)
 2015/VI Legacy (Short) (original score)
 2015 Saint or Sinner: Pope Francis (TV Movie documentary)
 2015/I French Kiss (Short)
 2015 Landfill Harmonic (Documentary)
 2015 Film U (TV Mini-Series) (6 episodes)
- Miles Maker (2015)
- Over the Edge (2015)
- Where's Stuart? (2015)
 2014 Fugly!
 2014 Future Hero (Short)
 2013 Kristin's Christmas Past (TV Movie)
 2013 The Fairfax File (Short)
 2013 The Makeover (TV Movie)
 2012 Ten Men on the Field (Short) (main title composer)
 2011 Hide (TV Movie) (original music by)
 2003-2010 Cold Case (TV Series) (156 episodes)
- Shattered (2010)
- Almost Paradise (2010)
- Free Love (2010)
- Bullet (2010)
 2008 Surviving Sid (Video short)
 2008 Columbus Day
 2005-2007 Close to Home (TV Series) (44 episodes)
- Eminent Domain (2007)
- Fall from Grace (2007)
- Drink the Cup (2007)
- Making Amends (2007)
 2005 A Tribute to Lon Chaney (Video short)
 2004 Green Screen Show (TV Series)
 2003 The John Garfield Story (TV Movie documentary) (as Michael Levine)
 2003 Family Tree (Short) (as Michael Levine)
 2002 The Main Stream (TV Movie documentary)
 2002 Gone Nutty (Video short)
 2002 Jack Pierce: The Man Behind the Monsters (Video documentary)
 2001 Trigger Happy
 2001 Hubert's Brain (Short)
 1999 Cupidity (Short) (as Michael Levine)
 1999 The Lady with the Torch (Documentary)
 1998 The End of the Road (Short)
 1997 Orangutans: Just Hangin On (TV Movie documentary)
 1996 The Universal Story (TV Movie documentary)
Show Show Music department (45 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (11 credits)
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(March 7 & 8, 1988) He wrote the book, music and lyrics for the staged reading, "Worlds," at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey. Susan Stroman was director. Glen Kelly was musical director.

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Alternate Names:

Michael Alan Levine | Michael Levine

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Composed the Kit Kat "Gimme a Break" jingle. A University of Cincinnati study of "earworms" - a pathological condition in which tunes get stuck in people's heads - concluded that the worst offenders included "We Will Rock You", "YMCA", and the Kit Kat "Gimme a Break" jingle. See more »

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