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David Arnold was born on January 23, 1962 in Luton, England. He has been married to Ellie Pole since June 8, 1996. They have three children. See full bio »
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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 15 wins & 9 nominations. See more awards »

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 2012 Skyfall (arranger: "The Name's Bond... James Bond")
 2012 The Dictator (writer: "Breaking News")
 2010 Made in Dagenham (writer: "Made In Dagenham")
 2009 Xtrems (writer: "All Is Not As Seems")
 2008 Quantum of Solace (writer: "Crawl, End Crawl")
 2008 Bart Got a Room (writer: "Tam Tam")
 2006 Casino Royale (producer: "You Know My Name") / (writer: "You Know My Name")
 2006/I Venus (arranger: "Avant Dernières Pensées (Idylle)", "Slavonic Dances Op. 72, No. 2 in E minor: Dumka (Allegretto grazioso)")
 2005 The Jacket (performer: "We Have All the Time in the World")
 2004 Man on Fire (writer: "Gavin Leaves Message", "Corridor", "Gavin Sees Val and Kids")
 2003 Down with Love (writer: "Bandstand")
 2002 Kung Pow: Enter the Fist (performer: "Infamia I") / (writer: "Infamia I")
 2000 Shiner (writer: "Sporting Occasion")
 1999 The World Is Not Enough (writer: "The World Is Not Enough")
 1998/I Godzilla (producer: "Undercover")
 1997 Tomorrow Never Dies (music: "Surrender") / (performer: "Backseat Driver") / (producer: "Backseat Driver", "Surrender") / (writer: "Backseat Driver")
 1993 The Young Americans (writer: "Drink 'Til The Party's Over")
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Composed the music performed at the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London. The International Olympic Committee was so impressed they asked him to return in the same capacity for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. See more »

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At the time he was hired by Dean Devlin and Roland Emmerich to write the score for _Stargate (1994)_, he had only scored one independent film and was working as a clerk at a local record store in England. See more »

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