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Joel McNeely

Joel McNeely was born on March 28, 1959 in Madison, Wisconsin, USA. He is known for his work on A Million Ways to Die in the West (2014), Holes (2003) and The Avengers (1998). See full bio »
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Holes Composer
The Avengers
The Avengers Composer
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 2014 The Pirate Fairy (Video)
 2011 Pixie Hollow Games (TV Short)
 2008 Tinker Bell (Video)
 2006 The Fox and the Hound 2 (Video)
 2004 Mulan 2 (Video)
 2004 America's Heart & Soul (Documentary)
 2004 Stateside
 2003 Uptown Girls
 2003 Destino (Short)
 2003 Holes
 2003 Ghosts of the Abyss (Documentary)
 2000-2002 Dark Angel (TV Series) (42 episodes)
- Freak Nation (2002) ... (score by)
- Love Among the Runes (2002) ... (score by)
- She Ain't Heavy (2002) ... (score by)
- Dawg Day Afternoon (2002) ... (score by)
- Hello, Goodbye (2002) ... (score by)
 2002 The Court (TV Series)
 2001 All Souls (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Bad Blood (2001)
 2000 Santa Who? (TV Movie)
 1999 Virus: Ghost in the Machine (Video documentary short)
 1999 Road Rage (TV Movie)
 1999 Virus
 1998/I Soldier
 1998 Buddy Faro (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Pilot (1998)
 1998 Zack and Reba
 1998 The Avengers
 1997 Buffalo Soldiers (TV Movie)
 1997 Wild America
 1996 Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire (Video Game)
 1996 Flipper
 1994 Iron Will
 1992 The Plucky Duck Show (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Slugfest/Duck Dodgers Jr./Duck Trek (1992) ... (segment "Slugfest")
 1992 Police Story 3: Supercop (english version)
 1992 Lady Against the Odds (TV Movie)
 1991 Samantha
 1991 Darkwing Duck (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1990 Tiny Toon Adventures (TV Series) (3 episodes)
 1990 Polly: Comin' Home! (TV Movie)
 1990 Hitler's Daughter (TV Movie)
 1990 The Blue Men (Short)
 1988-1989 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Polly (1989) ... (original score)
 1989 The Wonder Years (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Square Dance (1989)
 1989 Parent Trap III (TV Movie)
 1986-1988 Our House (TV Series) (40 episodes)
- Artful Dodging (1988)
- The Fifth Beatle (1988)
- Out of Step (1988)
 1988 Splash, Too (TV Movie)
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Score for Tokyo Disney Sea's Tower of Terror attraction.

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His wife, violinist Margaret Batjer, is concertmaster of the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra and a member of the University of Southern California music faculty. See more »

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