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Pete Rugolo (1915–2011)

One of the great arrangers of the Big Band era, Sicilian-born Peter Rugolo was five years old when his family moved to Santa Rosa, California. He attended San Francisco College and in the 1930's studied composition under the classical composer Darius Milhaud. After military service in World War II, he joined Stan Kenton and His Orchestra, where he... See full bio »

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 1984 Blue Thunder (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Godchild (1984)
 1983 Fantasy Island (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1983 O'Malley (TV Movie)
 1982 For Lovers Only (TV Movie)
 1981 Revenge of the Gray Gang (TV Movie)
 1981 Underground Aces (as Peter Rugolo)
 1979 The Last Convertible (TV Mini-Series)
 1976-1979 Family (TV Series) (28 episodes)
- Moment of Truth (1979) ... (music by)
- Gifts (1978)
- Changes (1978) ... (music by)
- Fear of Shadows (1978)
- Crossing Over (1978)
 1978 Carter Country (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Hurricane Jasper (1978)
 1978 The Jordan Chance (TV Movie)
 1977 The San Pedro Bums (TV Movie)
 1976 Kingston: Confidential (TV Series)
 1976 Jigsaw John (TV Series)
 1975-1976 The Invisible Man (TV Series) (8 episodes)
- Power Play (1976)
- The Klae Dynasty (1975)
- Pin Money (1975)
 1975 M*A*S*H (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Welcome to Korea (1975)
 1975 The Blue Knight (TV Series)
 1975 Last Hours Before Morning (TV Movie)
 1975 Death Stalk (TV Movie)
 1972-1974 The Rookies (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Blue Christmas (1974)
 1974 Death Cruise (TV Movie)
 1974 Police Woman (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1974 Movin' On (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Roadblock (1974)
 1974 The Story of Pretty Boy Floyd (TV Movie)
 1973 Letters from Three Lovers (TV Movie)
 1973 Drive Hard, Drive Fast (TV Movie)
 1973 Toma (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Pilot (1973)
 1973 The Letters (TV Movie)
 1973 Set This Town on Fire (TV Movie)
 1972 Cool Million (TV Series)
 1971-1972 Alias Smith and Jones (TV Series) (8 episodes)
- High Lonesome Country (1972) ... (as Gene Rugolo)
 1972 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1971 How to Steal an Airplane (TV Movie)
 1971 The Death of Me Yet (TV Movie)
 1971 Do You Take This Stranger? (TV Movie)
 1970 The Young Country (TV Movie)
 1970 The Challengers (TV Movie)
 1969 The Lonely Profession (TV Movie)
 1966-1969 The Felony Squad (TV Series) (28 episodes)
- Blind Terror (1969)
- Dark Memory (1968)
- The Fatal Hours (1968)
 1968 The Sound of Anger (TV Movie)
 1968 The Outsider (TV Series)
 1968 Lost in Space (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1967 The Outsider (TV Movie)
 1963-1967 The Fugitive (TV Series) (118 episodes)
- The Judgment: Part II (1967) ... (as Peter Rugolo)
- The Judgment: Part I (1967) ... (as Peter Rugolo)
- The Shattered Silence (1967) ... (as Peter Rugolo)
 1966 Horatio Alger Jones (TV Movie)
 1966 Blue Light (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Return of Elm (1966) ... (music by)
 1964-1965 Kraft Suspense Theatre (TV Series) (4 episodes)
 1964-1965 Many Happy Returns (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- The Diamond (1965) ... (music composed and conducted by)
- Many Happy Returns (1964) ... (music composed and conducted by)
 1965 Two's Company (TV Movie) (music)
 1963 The Richard Boone Show (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Fling (1963) ... (music composed and conducted by)
 1963 The Virginian (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- A Portrait of Marie Valonne (1963) ... (music score)
 1963 Arrest and Trial (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1963 Vacation Playhouse (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1962-1963 Leave It to Beaver (TV Series) (28 episodes)
- Family Scrapbook (1963)
 1962-1963 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Bonfire (1962)
 1962 The Untouchables (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- The Chess Game (1962)
 1962 87th Precinct (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Man in a Jam (1962) ... (uncredited)
 1961 The Investigators (TV Series)
 1961 Ichabod and Me (TV Series)
 1961 My Three Sons (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1961 General Electric Theater (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Joke's on Me (1961)
 1960-1961 Thriller (TV Series) (20 episodes)
- Papa Benjamin (1961)
- Choose a Victim (1961)
- Man in the Cage (1961)
 1959 Richard Diamond, Private Detective (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1959 Jack the Ripper (US version)
 1952 Glory Alley (uncredited)
 1951 The Strip (uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

Gene Rugolo | Peter Rugolo
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Registered 364 compositions with ASCAP, then moved to BMI where he logged a further 508 titles.

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