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Marilyn Bergman

Prolific songwriter ("Nice 'n' Easy", "Yellow Bird"), composer and author, she has written several theme songs for television and songs for revues, night clubs, and films. Joining ASCAP in 1953, her chief musical collaborators include her husband Alan Bergman, Lew Spence, Norman Luboff, Paul Weston, Sammy Fain, and Alex North. Her other song ... See full bio »

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Won 3 Oscars. Another 12 wins & 41 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Good Times
Good Times Music Department
(1974-1979)
In the Heat of the Night
In the Heat of the Night Music Department
(1967)
Maude
Maude Music Department
(1973-1978)
School of Rock
School of Rock Soundtrack
(2003)

Filmography

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 2017 If You're Not in the Obit, Eat Breakfast (Documentary) (lyrics: "Just Getting Started")
  In the Heat of the Night (TV Series) (lyrics - 99 episodes, 1988 - 1995) (theme - 1 episode, 1988)
- By Duty Bound (1995) ... (lyrics: theme music - uncredited)
- Who Was Geli Bendl? (1994) ... (lyrics: theme music - uncredited)
- A Matter of Justice (1994) ... (lyrics: theme music - uncredited)
- Give Me Your Life: Part 1 (1994) ... (lyrics: theme music - uncredited)
- The Law on Trial (1992) ... (lyrics: theme music)
  Brooklyn Bridge (TV Series) (lyricist - 33 episodes, 1991 - 1993) (theme song - 33 episodes, 1991 - 1993)
- No Time Like the Future (1993) ... (lyricist: theme music) / (theme song: "Just Over the Brooklyn Bridge")
- The Hollywood Country Club (1993) ... (lyricist: theme music) / (theme song: "Just Over the Brooklyn Bridge")
- Keeping Up with the Joneses (1993) ... (lyricist: theme music) / (theme song: "Just Over the Brooklyn Bridge")
- The Date (1993) ... (lyricist: theme music) / (theme song: "Just Over the Brooklyn Bridge")
- The Wild Pitch (1993) ... (lyricist: theme music) / (theme song: "Just Over the Brooklyn Bridge")
 1992-1993 The Powers That Be (TV Series) (theme music - 4 episodes)
- Having a Ball (1993) ... (theme music: lyrics by)
- Bill Gets Shot (1992) ... (theme music: lyrics by)
- The Love Child: Part 2 (1992) ... (theme music: lyrics by)
- The Love Child: Part 1 (1992) ... (theme music: lyrics by)
  Alice (TV Series) (lyricist - 201 episodes, 1976 - 1985) (theme - 1 episode, 1976)
- Th-th-th-that's All Folks (1985) ... (lyricist: theme music)
- Vera's Grounded Gumshoe (1985) ... (lyricist: theme music)
- One on One (1985) ... (lyricist: theme music)
- The Night They Raided Debbie's (1985) ... (lyricist: theme music)
- Alice Doesn't Work Here Anymore: Part 2 (1985) ... (lyricist: theme music)
 1983 Yentl (lyricist)
  Good Times (TV Series) (composer - 131 episodes, 1974 - 1979) (theme - 2 episodes, 1974)
- The Evans' Dilemma (1979) ... (composer: theme music)
- Cousin Raymond (1979) ... (composer: theme music)
- The End of the Rainbow (1979) ... (composer: theme music)
- A Matter of Mothers (1979) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Physical (1979) ... (composer: theme music)
 1973-1978 Maude (TV Series) (composer - 118 episodes)
- Maude's Big Move: Part 3 (1978) ... (composer: theme music)
- Maude's Big Move: Part 2 (1978) ... (composer: theme music)
- Maude's Big Move: Part 1 (1978) ... (composer: theme music)
- Phillip's Mature Romance (1978) ... (composer: theme music)
- Mr. Butterfield's Return (1978) ... (composer: theme music)
 1976 Sybil (TV Mini-Series) (lyricist - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1976) ... (lyricist)
- Episode #1.1 (1976) ... (lyricist)
 1976 Harry and Walter Go to New York (lyrics by)
 1972 The Sandy Duncan Show (TV Series) (lyricist - 2 episodes)
- Dream a Little Recurring Dream of Me (1972) ... (lyricist: theme music)
- Write On (1972) ... (lyricist: theme music)
 1971 Funny Face (TV Series) (lyricist - 1 episode)
- Don't Worry, I'll Manage (1971) ... (lyricist: theme music)
 1970 Bracken's World (TV Series) (lyricist - 15 episodes)
- Miss Isabel Blue (1970) ... (lyricist: theme song)
- The Country Boy (1970) ... (lyricist: theme song)
- Will Freddy's Real Father Please Stand Up? (1970) ... (lyricist: theme song)
- A Score Without Strings (1970) ... (lyricist: theme song)
- Nude Scene (1970) ... (lyricist: theme song)
 1969 The Happy Ending (lyrics by)
 1967 In the Heat of the Night (lyrics by)
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Show Show Writer (4 credits)
Show Show Producer (2 credits)
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Show Show Self (22 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

(November 21, 2003 to January 25, 2004) She and Alan Bergman were the lyricists for the musical, "Like Jazz," in presentation with association with Transamerica in a world premiere at the Mark Taper Forum Theatre in Los Angeles, California with Lillias White and Cleavant Derricks in the cast. Cy Coleman was composer. Larry ... See more »

Alternate Names:

Marilyn Keith Bergman | Marilyn Keith

Height:

5' 2" (1.57 m)
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Trivia:

Inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1980. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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