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Prolific British composer who has written scores for over four hundred film and television series. Very much of the old school of film composers, he studied at the Royal Academy of Music in London and his scores reflect this classical training in their complexity. The trademark Johnson sound is the unusual use of strings with interesting chord ... See full bio »
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 1991 Duel of Hearts (TV Movie)
 1990 A Ghost in Monte Carlo (TV Movie)
 1989 The Lady and the Highwayman (TV Movie)
 1987 A Hazard of Hearts (TV Movie)
 1977-1983 The Professionals (TV Series) (57 episodes)
- No Stone (1983)
- The Untouchables (1983)
- Cry Wolf (1983)
 1976-1977 The New Avengers (TV Series) (26 episodes)
- Emily (1977)
- Forward Base (1977)
- The Gladiators (1977)
- Complex (1977)
 1973-1976 Thriller (TV Series) (20 episodes)
 1975 Hedda
 1975 The Wide World of Mystery (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1975 The Maids
 1971 Shirley's World (TV Series) (7 episodes)
- A Girl Like You (1971)
- A Mother's Touch (1971)
- The Lovers (1971)
 1970 Mister Jerico (TV Movie)
 1965-1969 The Avengers (TV Series) (78 episodes)
- Bizarre (1969)
- Take-Over (1969)
- Requiem (1969)
- Thingumajig (1969)
 1968 Hot Millions
 1968 K.I.N.O. (Short)
 1967 Die Kapitulation (Short)
 1964 East of Sudan
 1964 Contest Girl
 1961 Top Secret (TV Series)
 1961 Spare the Rod
 1959 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
 1959 Tiger Bay
 1958 Girls at Sea
 1958 The Moonraker
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Other Works:

Lionel Bart and his musical, "Lock Up Your Daughters", was performed at the Mermaid Theatre in London, England with Stephanie Voss, Hy Hazell, Frederick Jaeger, Richard Wordsworth and Terence Cooper in the cast. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Mr. Johnson | The Laurie Johnson Orchestra

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He was awarded the MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2014 Queen's Birthday Honours List for his services to Music. He is a composer in London, England.

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