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Walter Becker

Walter Becker was born on February 20, 1950 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »
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 2015 Transference: Book of Liars (writer: "Book of Liars") (announced)
 2013 American Hustle (writer: "Dirty Work")
 2013 R.I.P.D. (writer: "Hey Nineteen")
 2010-2013 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 14 episodes)
- Episode #21.154 (2013) ... (writer: "Reelin' In the Years" - uncredited)
- Episode #21.79 (2013) ... (writer: "Reelin' In the Years" - uncredited)
- Episode #21.77 (2013) ... (writer: "Reelin' In the Years" - uncredited)
- Episode #21.57 (2012) ... (writer: "Reelin' In the Years" - uncredited)
- Episode #20.200 (2012) ... (writer: "Reelin' In the Years" - uncredited)
 2012 The Dukes of September Live at Lincoln Center (TV Movie) (writer: "Kid Charlemagne", "Hey Nineteen", "Peg")
 2011 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Episode #19.36 (2011) ... (writer: "Home at Last" - uncredited)
- Episode #18.179 (2011) ... (writer: "Reelin' In the Years" - uncredited)
- Episode #18.173 (2011) ... (writer: "Reelin' In the Years" - uncredited)
- Episode #18.145 (2011) ... (writer: "Reelin' In the Years" - uncredited)
 2011 The Footy Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Grand Final Footy Show (2011) ... (writer: "The Horses" - uncredited)
 2010 One Night Stand (TV Series short) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Kid Went Nuts! (2010) ... (writer: "Rikki Don't Lose That Number")
- Paul's Birthday Present (2010) ... (writer: "Rikki Don't Lose That Number")
 2010 All Good Things (writer: "Daddy Don't Live In That New York City No More", "Do It Again", "Don't Take Me Alive")
 2010 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Greatest Sports Movies of All Time (2010) ... (writer: "The Horses" - uncredited)
 2010 The A-Team (writer: "REELIN' IN THE YEARS")
 2009 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #9.2 (2009) ... (writer: "The Horses" - uncredited)
 2009 Ugly Betty (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Sex Issue (2009) ... (writer: "Black Cow")
 2008 Life on Mars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Man Who Sold the World (2008) ... (writer: "Reeling In The Years" - uncredited)
 2008 Guitar Hero World Tour (Video Game) (writer: "Do It Again")
 2008 Cold Case (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Glory Days (2008) ... (writer: "Do It Again", "Reelin' In The Years")
 2008/I The Women (producer: "Beautiful")
 2007 Two Faces (TV Series) (writer: "I'm All Right")
 2007 Zodiac (writer: "Deacon Blues")
 2006 Rabbit Fever (writer: "REELIN' IN THE YEARS")
 2006 Invincible (writer: "Do It Again")
 2006 Footy Legends (writer: "The Horses" - as Walter Carl Becker)
 2005 The Devil's Rejects (writer: "Reelin' in the Years" - as Walter Carl Becker)
 2005 CHIKARA Tag World Grand Prix 2005, Night 2 (Video) (writer: "Jack of Speed")
 2004 In Good Company (writer: "Reeling in the Years" (1972))
 2004 Nip/Tuck (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Rose and Raven Rosenberg (2004) ... (writer: "Deacon Blue")
 2003 Six Feet Under (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Nobody Sleeps (2003) ... (writer: "Peg")
 2003 The One (TV Movie) (writer: "Rikki Don't Lose That Number")
 2002 The Dead Zone (Video) (writer: "Do It Again")
 2002 Comedian (Documentary) (writer: "Jack of Speed", "Deacon Blues")
 2002 The Dead Zone (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Wheel of Fortune (2002) ... (writer: "Do It Again")
 2002 Laurel Canyon (writer: "Do It Again" (1972) - as Walter Carl Becker)
 2002 Ed (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Power of the Person (2002) ... (writer: "Reelin' In The Years")
 2002 The Kid Stays in the Picture (Documentary) (writer: "Dirty Work" (1972), "Do It Again" (1972))
 2001 The Sopranos (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Mr. Ruggerio's Neighborhood (2001) ... (writer: "Dirty Work" - uncredited)
 2000 Almost Famous (writer: "Reeling in the Years")
 2000 Me, Myself & Irene (writer: "Do It Again", "Midnight Cruiser" (uncredited), "Barrytown" (uncredited), "Any Major Dude Will Tell You", "Only A Fool Would Say That", "Bodhisattva", "Bad Sneakers", "Reelin' In The Years" (uncredited), "Razor Boy", "Monkey In Your Soul", "Chain Lightning")
 1999 Outside Providence (writer: "Do It Again")
 1998 All Saints: The Video (Video) (writer: "I Know Where It's At", "I Know Where It's At (Live)" (uncredited) - as Becker)
 1996 Jerry Maguire (writer: "The Horses")
 1996 Eddie (writer: "AIN'T NO LOVE")
 1995 Chicago Hope (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Wild Cards (1995) ... (writer: "Doctor Wu" - uncredited)
 1992 Sjans (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Geld (1992) ... (writer: "Do It Again" - uncredited)
 1991 Reasonable Doubts (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Aftermath (1991) ... (writer: "Dirty Work" - uncredited)
- Daddy's Little Girl (1991) ... (writer: "Black Cow" - uncredited)
 1990 Air America (writer: "Do It Again")
 1989 Say Anything... (writer: "Rikki Don't Lose That Number")
 1985 Mask (writer: "Dirty Work", "Do It Again")
 1982 Knight Rider (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Deadly Maneuvers (1982) ... (writer: "Rikki Don't Lose That Number")
 1980 WKRP in Cincinnati (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Real Families (1980) ... (writer: "Peg", "Deacon Blues")
 1980 Phobia (writer: "My Rival")
 1978 FM (writer: "FM (No Static At All)", "Do It Again", "FM (Reprise)")
 1976 Pauline's Quirkes (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.2 (1976) ... (writer: "Rikki Don't Lose That Number")
 1976 The Man Who Fell to Earth (writer: "Parker's Band", "Any Major Dude Will Tell You")
 1975 Day Dreamer (writer: "Do It Again" - uncredited)
 1974 Little Girl Blue (writer: "Rikki Don't Lose That Number" - uncredited)
 1974 Mob Job (writer: "Show Biz Kids" - uncredited)
 1971 You've Got to Walk It Like You Talk It or You'll Lose That Beat (writer: "You've Got To Walk It Like You Talk It or You'll Lose That Beat", "Flotsam and Jetsam", "War and Peace", "Roll Back the Meaning", "You've Got To Walk It Like You Talk It or You'll Lose That Beat" (reprise), "Dog Eat Dog", "Red Giant/White Dwarf", "If It Rains")
Show Show Composer (2 credits)
Show Show Producer (2 credits)
Show Show Director (1 credit)
Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (1 credit)
Show Show Editor (1 credit)
Show Show Self (4 credits)

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Other Works:

Produced many records throughout the '80s and '90s for artists such as China Crisis, Bob Sheppard, Warren Bernhardt and Rickie Lee Jones. See more »

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1 Interview | 1 Article | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »


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At first, he played bass guitar for Steely Dan (as well as being the co-founder/co-songwriter with Donald Fagen) but, then, after a few years, he played regular guitar (providing the solos on several tracks) along with studio musicians such as Larry Carlton, Jeff Baxter (aka Jeff "Skunk" Baxter) and Rick Derringer. See more »

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