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Kenny Ascher

Kenny Ascher was born on October 26, 1944 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA. See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 1 win & 5 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Muppet Movie
The Muppet Movie Composer
(1979)
The Muppets
The Muppets Soundtrack
(2011)
The Break-Up
The Break-Up Soundtrack
(2006)
A Star Is Born
A Star Is Born Soundtrack
(1976)

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  Legion (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2017) (music - 1 episode, 2017)
- Chapter 5 (2017) ... (lyrics: "Rainbow Connection" - uncredited) / (music: "Rainbow Connection" - uncredited)
 2015 The Muppets. (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Pig's in a Blackout (2015) ... (writer: "The Rainbow Connection" - uncredited)
 2014 Muppets Most Wanted (writer: "Rainbow Connection")
 2013 Glee (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- All or Nothing (2013) ... (writer: "The Rainbow Connection" - uncredited)
 2011 The Muppets (writer: "Rainbow Connection")
 2011 Paul Williams Still Alive (Documentary) (lyrics: "Loneliness" , "You And Me Against The World" ) / (music: "Loneliness" , "You And Me Against The World" )
 2010-2011 Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Larry the Cable Guy/Uncharted 3/Paul Williams (2011) ... (writer: "The Rainbow Connection")
- Episode #2.193 (2010) ... (writer: "Movin' Right Along" - uncredited)
 2010-2011 The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Isaac Mizrahi/Patton Oswalt (2011) ... (writer: "The Rainbow Connection" - uncredited)
- Episode #7.51 (2010) ... (writer: "The Rainbow Connection" - uncredited)
 2009 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #9.1 (2009) ... (writer: "Rainbow Connection" - uncredited)
  Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2009) (music - 1 episode, 2009)
- Seth Rogen/Phoenix (2009) ... (lyrics: "Movin' right along" - uncredited) / (music: "Movin' right along" - uncredited)
 2006 The Office (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Convict (2006) ... (writer: "Rainbow Connection")
 2006 The Break-Up (writer: "Rainbow Connection" - as Kenneth Ascher)
 1997 Chicago Hope (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Brain Salad Surgery (1997) ... (writer: "You And Me Against The World")
 1988-1992 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Rebel Set (1992) ... (writer: "Movin' Right Along" - uncredited)
- Gamera vs. Barugon (1988) ... (writer: "Rainbow Connection")
 1990 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Muppets at Walt Disney World (1990) ... (writer: "Rainbow Connection")
 1987 Emu's Wide World (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.8 (1987) ... (writer: "You and Me Against the World" - uncredited)
 1986 The Muppets: A Celebration of 30 Years (TV Movie) (lyrics: "The Rainbow Connection") / (music: "The Rainbow Connection")
 1981 Close Harmony (Documentary short) (lyrics: "The Rainbow Connection") / (music: "The Rainbow Connection")
 1980 The 52nd Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (writer: "The Rainbow Connection")
 1978-1980 The Muppet Show (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Christopher Reeve (1980) ... (writer: "Never Before, Never Again")
- Helen Reddy (1978) ... (writer: "You and Me Against the World")
 1979 The Muppet Movie (lyrics: "Rainbow Connection", "Movin' Right Along", "Can You Picture That", "Never Before, Never Again", "I Hope That Somethin' Better Comes Along", "I'm Going To Go Back There Someday", "Finale: The Magic Store") / (music: "Rainbow Connection", "Movin' Right Along", "Can You Picture That", "Never Before, Never Again", "I Hope That Somethin' Better Comes Along", "I'm Going To Go Back There Someday", "Finale: The Magic Store")
 1977 The Sonny and Cher Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.22 (1977) ... (writer: "Watch Closely Now")
 1976 A Star Is Born (lyrics: "WATCH CLOSELY NOW", "SPANISH LIES", "HELLACIOUS ACRES", "WOMAN IN THE MOON", "WITH ONE MORE LOOK AT YOU") / (music: "WATCH CLOSELY NOW", "SPANISH LIES", "HELLACIOUS ACRES", "WOMAN IN THE MOON", "WITH ONE MORE LOOK AT YOU")
 1974-1975 The Ernie Sigley Show (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Episode dated 15 July 1975 (1975) ... (writer: "You and Me Against the World")
- Episode dated 24 April 1975 (1975) ... (writer: "You and Me Against the World")
- Episode dated 15 October 1974 (1974) ... (writer: "You and Me Against the World")
- Episode dated 13 August 1974 (1974) ... (writer: "You and Me Against the World")
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