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Overview (2)

Born in Buffalo, New York, USA
Birth NameDavid Lee Shire

Mini Bio (1)

David Shire was born on July 3, 1937 in Buffalo, New York, USA as David Lee Shire. He is known for his work on Zodiac (2007), Short Circuit (1986) and Saturday Night Fever (1977). He has been married to Didi Conn since February 11, 1984. They have one child. He was previously married to Talia Shire.

Spouse (2)

Didi Conn (11 February 1984 - present) (1 child)
Talia Shire (29 March 1970 - 9 May 1980) (divorced) (1 child)

Trivia (5)

Ex-son-in-law of Carmine Coppola and Italia Coppola. Ex-brother-in-law of Anton Coppola, August Coppola and Francis Ford Coppola.
Father of Matthew Shire (born in 1975) and David Shire (born in 1992).
Along with lyricist, Richard Maltby Jr., he composed several Broadway and off-Broadway musicals including Baby (1983), Starting Here, Starting Now (1977), Closer Than Ever (1989) and Big (1996) (based on the Tom Hanks film Big (1988)).
Brother-in-law of Richard Bernstein.
Tony Thomas on Shire: "... a composer who fully understands the difference between underlining a sentiment and over-playing emotional impact.".

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