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Don Was

Don Was was born on September 13, 1952 in Detroit, Michigan, USA as Don Fagenson. He is known for his work on Mad About You (1992), The Rainmaker (1997) and Hope Floats (1998). See full bio »

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 2014 The Night That Changed America: A Grammy Salute to the Beatles (TV Special) (music director) / (musician: bass)
 2005 Music 101: The Green Room (TV Series) (music director)
 1992-1999 Mad About You (TV Series) (composer - 162 episodes)
- The Final Frontier: Part 2 (1999) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Final Frontier: Part 1 (1999) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Dirty Little Secret (1999) ... (composer: theme music)
- Paved with Good Intentions (1999) ... (composer: theme music)
- Stealing Burt's Car (1999) ... (composer: theme music)
 1998 Hope Floats (executive soundtrack producer)
 1997 The Rainmaker (music consultant)
 1995 Rolling Stones: Voodoo Lounge (Video Game) (music production)
 1994 Elvis: The Tribute (TV Movie documentary) (musical director)
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Other Works:

Maxi-Single (as A Thousand Points of Night), "Read My Lips," Polydor/PolyGram Records 863 739, 1992.

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Alternate Names:

Was Not Was | Was [Not Was]

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