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Marvin Hamlisch (1944–2012)


Musical talent ran in Marvin Hamlisch's family - his father was an accordionist, and at seven Hamlisch was the youngest student ever accepted by Manhattan's Julliard School of Music. Hamlich furthered his education by taking night classes at Queens College and working during the day as a rehearsal pianist for Broadway shows. He eventually began ... See full bio »

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Won 3 Oscars. Another 16 wins & 34 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Spy Who Loved Me
The Spy Who Loved Me Music Department
(1977)
How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days
(2003)
Behind the Candelabra
Behind the Candelabra Music Department
(2013)
Lost in Translation
Lost in Translation Soundtrack
(2003)

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 2017 Stranger Things (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Chapter Nine: The Gate (2017) ... (writer: "The Way We Were")
 2017 Glastonbury 2017 (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Day 3, Part 1 (2017) ... (writer: "Nobody Does It Better" - uncredited)
 2017 Feud (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- You Mean All This Time We Could Have Been Friends? (2017) ... (music: "Come Light the Candles" - uncredited)
 2017 Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- At the Earth's Core (2017) ... (music: "I Hope I Get It" - uncredited)
 2017 Quick Reviews with Maverick (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Hate Mail (2017) ... (performer: "The Entertainer (The Sting Version)")
 2016 Please Like Me (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Souvlaki (2016) ... (writer: "Sunshine, Lollipops, and Rainbows")
 2016 Strictly Come Dancing (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Week Nine: Blackpool Special (2016) ... (writer: "One" - uncredited)
- Week Four Results (2016) ... (writer: "The Way We Were" - uncredited)
- Week Four (2016) ... (writer: "The Way We Were" - uncredited)
 2016 Who's Doing the Dishes? (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Willie Thorne (2016) ... (writer: "One" - uncredited)
- Su Pollard (2016) ... (writer: "The Way We Were" - uncredited)
 2015 Wimbledon (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- 2015: Day 13, Part 1 - Men's Singles Final Build Up (2015) ... (music: "Nobody Does It Better" - uncredited)
 2015 Happyish (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Starring Rene Descartes, Adweek and HRH the Princess of Arendelle (2015) ... (writer: "Sunshine, Lollipops And Rainbows" - uncredited)
 2014 Modern Family (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Sleeper (2014) ... (music: "Nobody Does It Better")
 2013 Rude Tube (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Rude'lympics (2013) ... (writer: "Sunshine, Lollipops and Rainbows" - uncredited)
 2013 The 67th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special documentary) (music: "I Like to Be on a TV Show/You Gotta Get a Series/Television Sucks/What I Did for Love")
 2013 Behind the Candelabra (TV Movie) (writer: "I Belong with You")
 2013 The 85th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (writer: "The Way We Were")
 2011-2013 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (music - 3 episodes)
- Episode #21.96 (2013) ... (music: "The Way We Were" - uncredited)
- Episode #20.185 (2012) ... (music: "The Way We Were" - uncredited)
- Episode #19.166 (2011) ... (music: "The Way We Were" - uncredited)
 2012 The X Factor Philippines (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 3 Finals (2012) ... (writer: "The Way We Were")
 2012 Dancing Stars (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #7.10 (2012) ... (music: "One")
 2012 Idina Menzel Live: Barefoot at the Symphony (TV Special) (music: "The Way We Were")
 2011 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #18.110 (2011) ... (music: "The Way We Were")
 2011 Coach Trip (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- The Journey Home (2011) ... (music: "Nobody Does It Better" - uncredited)
  Michael Feinstein's American Songbook (TV Mini-Series documentary) (music - 1 episode, 2010) (performer - 1 episode, 2010)
- Best Band in the Land (2010) ... (music: "The Only Way to Go") / (performer: "The Only Way to Go", "Anything Goes", "Tea for Two")
 2010 Glee (TV Series) (music - 2 episodes)
- Duets (2010) ... (music: "Sing!" - uncredited)
- Audition (2010) ... (music: "What I Did for Love" - uncredited)
 2010 Farewell 'The Bill' (TV Movie documentary) (music: "Nobody Does It Better" - uncredited)
  20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (1 episode, 2010) (writer - 1 episode, 2010)
- Our All Time Favourite Films (2010) ... ("The Entertainer", uncredited)
- Blockbuster Heroes (2010) ... (writer: "Nobody Does It Better" - uncredited)
 2010 Fringe (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Brown Betty (2010) ... (music: "I Hope I Get It" - uncredited)
 2010 Funny Face (TV Series short) (writer - 1 episode)
- Big Musical (2010) ... (writer: "Sunshine, Lollipops and Rainbows")
  Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (music - 2 episodes, 2008 - 2010) (writer - 1 episode, 2002)
- Zach Galifianakis/Vampire Weekend (2010) ... (music: "Nobody Does It Better" - uncredited)
- Anne Hathaway/The Killers (2008) ... (music: "What I Did for Love" - uncredited)
- The Rock/Andrew W.K. (2002) ... (writer: "Through the Eyes of Love" (Theme from Ice Castles) - uncredited)
 2010 House M.D. (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- The Down Low (2010) ... (music: "One (From 'A Chorus Line')" - uncredited)
 2009 The Paul O'Grady Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 18 December 2009 (2009) ... (writer: "Nobody Does It Better")
 2009 Atop the Fourth Wall (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Maximum Cloneage (2009) ... (writer: "The Way We Were")
 2009 So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (music - 2 episodes)
- Finale: Winner Announced (2009) ... (music: "One")
- Two of Eight Voted Off (2009) ... (music: "One")
 2009 The 63rd Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (music: "What I Did For Love")
 2009 Idols (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Grand Final (2009) ... (writer: "I Finally Found Someone")
 2008 London 2012 Party (TV Movie) (music: "Nobody Does It Better")
 2008 2008 MTV Movie Awards (TV Special) (writer: "Nobody Does It Better")
 2007 Patinando por un sueño (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 9 August 2007 (2007) ... (writer: "Through the Eyes of Love")
 2007 The 61st Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (writer: "One", "I Hope I Get It")
 2007 Ugly Betty (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- East Side Story (2007) ... (music: "The Way We Were")
 2007 La mandrágora (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode dated 21 February 2007 (2007) ... ("One")
 2007 29 und noch Jungfrau (TV Movie) (writer: "Nobody Does It Better")
 2003-2006 American Idol (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Top 6 Performance Show: Love Songs (2006) ... (writer: "The Way We Were")
- Eight More Will Come Before Us... (2003) ... (writer: "The Way We Were")
 2004 Scrubs (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- My Malpractical Decision (2004) ... (music: "One" - uncredited)
 2004 Canadian Idol (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Wildcard Results Show (2004) ... (writer: "What I Did for Love")
- Wildcard Performances (2004) ... (writer: "What I Did for Love")
- Group 3 Performances (2004) ... (writer: "Nobody Does It Better")
 2004 The 58th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (music: "What I Did for Love")
 2004 Hinter Gittern - Der Frauenknast (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Vertrauensbruch (2004) ... (writer: "I Finally Found Someone" - uncredited)
 2001-2003 Malcolm in the Middle (TV Series) (music - 2 episodes)
- Watching the Baby (2003) ... (music: "One" - uncredited)
- Mini-Bike (2001) ... (music: "I Hope I Get It" - uncredited)
  The Simpsons (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 1993 - 2002) (music - 1 episode, 1994)
- The Great Louse Detective (2002) ... (writer: "The Way We Were" - uncredited)
- Treehouse of Horror V (1994) ... (music: "One")
- Marge on the Lam (1993) ... (writer: "Sunshine, Lollipops and Rainbows" - uncredited)
 2002 Happy Anniversary Mr. Bond (TV Movie documentary) (music: "Nobody Does It Better")
 2001-2002 Will & Grace (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Marry Me a Little More (2002) ... (writer: "Looking Through the Eyes of Love" - uncredited)
- Bed, Bath and Beyond (2001) ... (writer: "One" - uncredited)
 2002 Bond Girls Are Forever (TV Movie documentary) (music: "The Spy who Loved me", "Nobody Does It Better")
 2002 The 56th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (music: "Dirt") / (performer: "With a Song in My Heart")
 2002 Ally McBeal (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- What I'll Never Do for Love Again (2002) ... (music: "Dance: Ten; Looks: Three", "The Music and the Mirror", "What I Did for Love")
 2002 V premios Max de las artes escénicas (TV Special) (writer: "One")
 2001 The Tick (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Big Leagues (2001) ... (writer: "The Way We Were" - uncredited)
 2001 Operación triunfo (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.2 (2001) ... (writer: "I Finally Found Someone")
 2001 Family Guy (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- One If by Clam, Two If by Sea (2001) ... (writer: "What I Did for Love" - uncredited)
 2001 AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Barbra Streisand (TV Special documentary) (music: "On the Way to Becoming Me")
  Everybody Loves Raymond (TV Series) (music - 1 episode, 2000) (writer - 1 episode, 1998)
- Alone Time (2000) ... (music: "Through the Eyes of Love" - uncredited)
- Good Girls (1998) ... (writer: "One" - uncredited)
 2000 The 72nd Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (writer: "The Way We Were")
 1999 Great Performances (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- My Favorite Broadway: The Leading Ladies (1999) ... (music: "Nothing", "One")
 1999 AFI's 100 Years... 100 Stars: America's Greatest Screen Legends (TV Special documentary) (music: "Without You")
  The Nanny (TV Series) (1 episode, 1994) (writer - 1 episode, 1999)
- The Finale: Part 2 (1999) ... (writer: "The Way We Were" - uncredited)
- Ode to Barbra Joan (1994) ... ("The Way We Were", uncredited)
 1998 AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies: America's Greatest Movies (TV Special documentary) (music: "A Ticket To Dream")
  Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (music - 6 episodes, 1992 - 1998) (writer - 3 episodes, 1993 - 1997)
- The Space Children (1998) ... (music: "One" - uncredited)
- Devil Doll (1997) ... (writer: "The Way We Were" - uncredited)
- Escape 2000 (1996) ... (music: "One")
- The Violent Years (1994) ... (writer: "The Way We Were")
- Operation Double 007 (1993) ... (music: "One")
 1997 The 69th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (writer: "I've Finally Found Someone")
 1995 Springfield's Most Wanted (TV Short) (writer: "The Way We Were")
 1995 Barbra: The Concert (TV Special documentary) (music: "The Way We Were" (1973), "Ordinary Miracles" (1993) - uncredited)
  Seinfeld (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 1995) (music - 1 episode, 1990)
- The Diplomat's Club (1995) ... (writer: "The Way We Were" - uncredited)
- The Robbery (1990) ... (music: "I Hope I Get It" - uncredited)
 1994 Bert (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Hjärnsläpp (1994) ... ("TOGETHER")
 1993 Animaniacs (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Animator's Alley/Can't Buy a Thrill/Holly Woodchuck (1993) ... (music: "One" - uncredited)
 1993 Memory (TV Movie) (music: "Ball: 10, Cul: 3")
 1993 The 47th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (music: "Paula")
 1993 Melrose Place (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- End Game (1993) ... (writer: "The Way We Were")
  Un, dos, tres... responda otra vez (TV Series) (music - 2 episodes, 1983 - 1992) (writer - 1 episode, 1992)
- El erotismo y el 12 de Octubre (1992) ... (writer: "One (from A Chorus Line)")
- ¡Feliz 20 cumpleaños! (1992) ... (music: "One")
- El debut de las secretarias (1983) ... (music: "One")
 1992 Swans Crossing (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.22 (1992) ... (writer: "The Way We Were" - uncredited)
 1992 Estan tocant la nostra cançó (TV Movie) (music: "Caure (Fallin')", "Te'n sortiràs (Workin' It Out)", "Si ell volgués conèixem/Si jo no fos músic (If He Really Knew Me)", "Estan tocant la meva cançó (They're Playing My Song - His)", "Estan tocant la meva cançó (They're Playing My Song - Hers)", "Estan tocant la nostra cançó (They're Playing Our Song)", "Sí (Right)", "Sí, sí", "Aquesta nit (Just for Tonight)", "Quan ens abraçem (When You're in My Arms)", "Una altra cançó?", "Un final molt oportú", "Posa-li un text (Fill in the Words)")
 1992 Sjans (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Kamernummers (1992) ... (writer: "The Way we Were")
 1991 Married with Children (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Kids! Wadaya Gonna Do? (1991) ... (writer: "The Way We Were" - uncredited)
 1991 George Burns' 95th Birthday Party (TV Special) (music: "It's The Only Way To Go")
 1990 Pee-wee's Playhouse (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Playhouse for Sale (1990) ... (music: "Memories")
 1990 Donahue (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 26 March 1990 (1990) ... (music: "What I Did for Love", "Dance: Ten; Looks: Three", "At the Ballet")
 1990 The 62nd Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (writer: "The Girl Who Used to Be Me")
 1989 The 61st Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (writer: "(I Wanna Be an) Oscar Winner")
 1988 The 42nd Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (music: "Music and the Mirror")
 1988 The 60th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (music: "I Hope I Get It" (from "A Chorus Line"))
 1987 In Performance at the White House: A Tribute to American Music - Jerome Kern (TV Movie) (performer: "Old Man River/Finale")
 1987 A Capitol Fourth (TV Movie) (performer: "Ragtime Medley")
 1987 Happy Anniversary 007: 25 Years of James Bond (TV Movie documentary) (arranger: "Bond 77") / (music: "Nobody Does It Better")
 1986 The 40th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (music: "I Hope I Get It")
 1986 One Voice (TV Special documentary) (writer: "The Way We Were")
 1986 The 58th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (writer: "Surprise, Surprise")
 1985 Rodney Dangerfield: Exposed (TV Movie) (music: "One (Singular Sensation)" - uncredited)
 1984 A Streetcar Named Desire (TV Movie) (writer: "Til the Blues Get Gone")
  Salute! (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1983) (writer - 1 episode, 1983)
- Peter Allen (1983) ... (performer: "Two Boys") / (writer: "Two Boys")
 1983 The 37th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (performer: "Rhapsody in Blue", "When You Want 'Em You Can't Get 'Em", "The Real American Folk Song (Is a Rag)", "Someone to Watch Over Me")
 1983 The Facts of Life (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Graduation: Part 2 (1983) ... (music: "The Way We Were")
 1982 The 36th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (music: "They're Playing Our Song")
 1982 On Location: Robert Klein at Yale (TV Special) (writer: "Fallin'")
 1981 Remember When... (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- The Birds and the Bees ... (music: "What I Did For Love")
 1981 The 35th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (music: "What I Did For Love")
 1980 Hour Magazine (TV Series) (writer: "Hour Magazine Theme")
 1980 The Merv Griffin Show (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 22 May 1980 (1980) ... (music: "I Still Believe in Love")
 1980 The 52nd Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (writer: "Theme from Ice Castles (Through the Eyes of Love)")
 1979 Martine (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Martine Show (1979) ... (music: "Hé" (One))
 1979 Today (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 13 November 1979 (1979) ... (writer: "Better Than Ever")
 1979 The 33rd Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (music: "They're Playing Our Song - His", "They're Playing Our Song - Hers")
 1979 The 51st Annual Academy Awards (TV Special documentary) (music: "The Last Time I Felt Like This")
 1979 Star Treatment (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Grace Kennedy (1979) ... (music: "Nobody Does It Better")
 1978 Things We Did Last Summer (TV Movie) (writer: "Nobody Does It Better")
 1978 The 50th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (writer: "Nobody Does It Better".)
 1977 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (music - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 1 September 1977 (1977) ... (music: "Nobody Does it Better")
- Episode dated 18 August 1977 (1977) ... (music: "Nobody Does it Better")
  The Sonny and Cher Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 1977) (music - 1 episode, 1976)
- Episode #2.15 (1977) ... (writer: "The Way We Were")
- Episode #2.12 (1976) ... (music: "What I Did For Love")
 1976 Barbra: With One More Look at You (TV Movie documentary) (music: "The Way We Were")
 1976 The George Burns Special (TV Special) (writer: "The Only Way to Go")
  Police Woman (TV Series) (music - 1 episode, 1976) (writer - 1 episode, 1976)
- Tennis Bum (1976) ... (music: "The Way We Were") / (writer: "The Way We Were")
  The Brady Bunch Variety Hour (TV Series) (music - 1 episode, 1976) (writer - 1 episode, 1976)
- Pilot (1976) ... (music: "One" - uncredited) / (writer: "What I Did for Love", "The Way We Were" - uncredited)
 1976 Dolly (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.7 ... (writer: "The Way We Were')
 1974-1975 The Ernie Sigley Show (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes)
- Episode dated 30 September 1975 (1975) ... (writer: "The Way We Were")
- Episode dated 29 April 1975 (1975) ... (writer: "The Way We Were")
- Episode dated 21 January 1975 (1975) ... (writer: "The Way We Were")
- Episode dated 29 October 1974 (1974) ... (writer: "The Way We Were")
- Episode dated 7 March 1974 (1974) ... (writer: "The Way We Were")
 1975 Funny Girl to Funny Lady (TV Special documentary) (music: "The Way We Were")
 1975 Doris Day Today (TV Movie) (writer: "Sunshine Medley: Walking In The Sunshine / You Are the Sunshine of My Life / Sunshine, Lollipops and Rainbows / You Are My Sunshine / Sunshine on my Shoulders /, "The way we were")
 1974 The 46th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (writer: "The Way We Were")
 1972 The Special London Bridge Special (TV Movie) (writer: "Ballet music")
 1972 The 44th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (writer: "Life Is What You Make It")
 1967 Batman (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Scat! Darn Catwoman (1967) ... (writer: "Maybe Now" - uncredited)
- That Darn Catwoman (1967) ... (writer: "California Nights" - uncredited)
 1965 Hollywood a Go Go (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.54 (1965) ... (writer: "Sunshine, Lollipops and Roses" (aka "Sunshine, Lollipops and Rainbows"))
 1965 Shindig! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.51 (1965) ... (writer: "Sunshine, Lollipops and Rainbows")
 1964 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #17.33 (1964) ... (writer: "The Travelin' Life")
 1962 Vacation Time (TV Series) (writer: "Sunshine, Lollipops and Rainbows")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

"Blithe Spirit, an Improbable Farce," a Broadway revival. Written by Noël Coward, music arranged by Marvin Hamlisch, and directed by Brian Murray. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 4 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

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Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Personal Quote:

To put something on Earth that wasn't there yesterday, that's what I like. See more »

Trivia:

After legendary musical composer, Richard Rodgers, Marvin Hamlisch is only the second artist to have won the all of the five big awards Oscar, Emmy, Tony, Grammy, and the most rare, a Pulitzer Prize. See more »

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