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Ken Thorne (1924–2014)

Ken Thorne was born on January 26, 1924 in East Dereham, Norfolk, England. He is known for his work on Superman II (1980), Superman III (1983) and U-571 (2000). He was married to Linda Hayes. He died on July 9, 2014 in West Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Superman II
Superman II Composer
(1980)
Superman III
Superman III Composer
(1983)
Brother Sun, Sister Moon
Brother Sun, Sister Moon Music Department
(1972)
U-571
U-571 Music Department
(2000)

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 2007 Marco Polo (TV Movie)
 2003 Love Comes Softly (TV Movie)
 2002 Santa, Jr. (TV Movie)
 2000 In the Beginning (TV Mini-Series) (2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (2000)
- Episode #1.1 (2000)
 1999 Mary, Mother of Jesus (TV Movie)
 1997 The Apocalypse Watch (TV Movie)
 1996 Escape Clause (TV Movie)
 1995 A Season of Hope (TV Movie)
 1993 Age of Treason (TV Movie)
 1993 Return to Lonesome Dove (TV Mini-Series) (4 episodes)
- The Passing (1993)
- The Legacy (1993)
- The Forge (1993)
- The Vision (1993)
 1993 Lethal Exposure (TV Movie)
 1993 Sunset Grill
 1993 Diana: Her True Story (TV Movie)
 1992 Spies (TV Movie)
 1991 Great Expectations (TV Mini-Series) (1 episode)
- Chapter One (1991)
 1991 Bejewelled (TV Movie)
 1990 Personals (TV Movie)
 1987 The Return of Sherlock Holmes (TV Movie)
 1985 Lost in London (TV Movie)
 1985 The Protector
 1984 Lassiter
 1983 Superman III
 1983 White Water Rebels (TV Movie)
 1982 The Hunchback of Notre Dame (TV Movie) (as Kenneth Thorne)
 1980 Wolf Lake
 1980 Superman II
 1979 The Outsider
 1978 Power Play
 1976 The Ritz
 1974 London Conspiracy (as Ken Thorn)
 1974 Juggernaut
 1974 The Zoo Gang (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- The Lion Hunt (1974)
- African Misfire (1974)
 1971-1972 The Persuaders! (TV Series) (22 episodes)
- Read and Destroy (1972)
- Nuisance Value (1972)
 1969 Sinful Davey
 1964-1965 R3 (TV Series) (26 episodes)
- Good Clean Fun (1965)
 1965 Help! (uncredited)
 1963 Master Spy
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Alternate Names:

Ken Thorne Orchestra | Ken Thorn | Kenneth Thorne
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Father of Jennifer Coplin, Emily Thorne and Claire Thorne. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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