|Date of Birth||28 December 1953, Los Angeles, California, USA|
|Birth Name||Richard Howard Band|
Mini Bio (1)
Brother to filmmaker Charles Band and son to veteran producer Albert Band, Richard Band is often similar to other film composers like Robert O. Ragland and Lalo Schifrin. The Band family has had a history of filmmaking. Richard's brother Charles, became a known executive producer when he founded Empire Entertainment.
Richard decided to take on making music for films for numerous production companies like Paramount, Universal, Film Ventures International and 20th Century Fox. During the mid eighties he scored music for all of his father's and brother's horror films including Re-Animator (1985), _Dolls (1986)_, Troll (1986) and From Beyond (1986). After his brother's company collapsed, Band worked with numerous other filmmakers, and then returned to work for his brother and father in the early nineties. Richard Band's music scores are unique and fascinating and he has done music for over 50 motion pictures to date.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous