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Jack Nitzsche (1937–2000)

Jack Nitzsche was born on April 22, 1937 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Bernard Alfred Nitzsche. He was married to Buffy Sainte-Marie and Gracia Ann May. He died on August 25, 2000 in Hollywood, California, USA. See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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 2013 Twenty Feet from Stardom (Documentary) (writer: "Up Where We Belong")
 2012 American Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Winner Announced (2012) ... (writer: "Up Where We Belong")
 2012 No me la puc treure del cap (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Amor (2012) ... (writer: "Up Where We Belong")
 2011 Britain's Got Talent (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #5.7 (2011) ... (writer: "Up Where We Belong" - uncredited)
 2010 Easy A (writer: "Symphonies")
 2010 A Day in the Life of a Diabetic (Documentary short) (writer: "Needles and Pins" - uncredited)
 2010 The Cleveland Show (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Buried Pleasure (2010) ... (music: "Up Where We Belong" - uncredited)
 2008 Polyformia (Short) (music: "Night of the Electric Insects")
 2008 CSNY/Déjà Vu (Documentary) (arranger: "Shakey Pictures Fanfare" - as Jack Nietzche)
 2007 99 francs (writer: "Sure Thing")
 2007 Yu-Gi-Oh! The Abridged Series (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Rebexorcist (2007) ... (writer: "Up Where We Belong (instrumental)" - uncredited)
 2007 Death Proof (performer: "The Last Race") / (writer: "The Last Race")
 2007 Grindhouse (performer: "The Last Race") / (writer: "The Last Race")
 2006 RV (writer: "Needles and Pins")
 2005 Yours, Mine & Ours (writer: "Up Where We Belong")
 2005 Everybody Hates Chris (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Everybody Hates Food Stamps (2005) ... (writer: "Up Where We Belong")
 2004 The Murmuring Coast ("Needles and Pins")
 2003 The Lizzie McGuire Movie (writer: "Up Where We Belong")
 2002 Operación triunfo (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.4 (2002) ... (writer: "Up Where We Belong")
 2001 Moulin Rouge! (writer: "Elephant Love Medley")
 2000 The British Invasion Returns (Video) (writer: "Needles and Pins")
 1999 Dogma (performer: "Aloha Los Pescadores" - as Jack Nitzche) / (writer: "Aloha Los Pescadores" - as Jack Nitzche)
 1999 Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Mrs. Kraft (1999) ... (writer: "Up Where We Belong" - uncredited)
 1998 A Civil Action (lyrics: "Hard Workin' Man" (1978)) / (music: "Hard Workin' Man" (1978))
 1998 Essence Awards (TV Movie) (writer: "Up Where We Belong" - uncredited)
  The Hunger (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1997) (writer - 1 episode, 1997)
- The Swords (1997) ... (performer: "Tibby's Revenge") / (writer: "Tibby's Revenge")
 1994-1997 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Revenge of the Creature (1997) ... (writer: "Up Where We Belong" - uncredited)
- The Brute Man (1996) ... (writer: "Up Where We Belong")
- Girls Town (1994) ... (writer: "Up Where We Belong")
 1996 Friends (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The One with the Chicken Pox (1996) ... (writer: "Up Where We Belong" - uncredited)
 1995 Boys on the Side (writer: "Officer And A Gentleman")
 1994 Ladybird Ladybird (writer: "Up Where We Belong")
 1992 Shindig! Presents British Invasion Vol. 1 (Video short) (writer: "Needles and Pins")
 1989 The Abyss (music: "The Walk To The Gas Chamber" - uncredited) / (performer: "The Walk To The Gas Chamber" - uncredited) / (writer: "The Walk To The Gas Chamber" - uncredited)
 1985 The Two Ronnies (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #11.1 (1985) ... (writer: "Up Where We Belong")
 1984 Fame (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Fame Looks at Music '83 (1984) ... (music: "Up Where We Belong" - uncredited)
 1983 The 55th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (writer: "Up Where We Belong")
 1982 An Officer and a Gentleman (music: "Up Where We Belong" (1982), "Theme from 'An Officer and a Gentleman'" (1982))
 1981 King of the Mountain (producer: "Dangerous Strangers", "Where Do I Fit In?")
 1981 Cutter's Way (performer: "We're Old Enough to Know") / (writer: "We're Old Enough to Know")
 1980 Melvin and Howard (writer: "Gone Dead Train")
 1980 Heart Beat (music: "I LOVE HER TOO")
 1980 Cruising (producer: "Heat Of The Moment", "Loneliness", "Spy Boy", "When I Close My Eyes I See Blood", "Shakedown", "Pullin' My String", "Lions Share", "Hypnotize", "It's So Easy")
 1979 When You Comin' Back, Red Ryder? (writer: "No One Knows Better Than You")
 1978 Blue Collar (lyrics: "Hard Workin Man") / (music: "Hard Workin Man")
 1977 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 20 October 1977 (1977) ... (writer: "Needles and Pins")
- Episode dated 6 October 1977 (1977) ... (writer: "Needles and Pins")
 1970 Performance (writer: "Gone Dead Train", "Dyed, Dead, Red", "The Hashishin")
 1968 Bullitt (performer: "Music to Interrogate By")
 1965 Shindig! (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Episode #2.22 (1965) ... (writer: "Needles and Pins")
- Episode #2.5 (1965) ... (writer: "Needles and Pins")
- Episode #1.47 (1965) ... (writer: "Burn on Love")
 1965 Village of the Giants ("Marianne", "Nothing Can Stand In My Way", "The Last Race", uncredited)
 1965 Hollywood a Go Go (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.40 (1965) ... (writer: "Should I Cry?")
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Had a long-standing problem with drugs and a reputation for erratic behaviour. He was sentenced to three years probation in 1979 for breaking and entering, following a dispute with his girlfriend, the actress Carrie Snodgress. See more »

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