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Jeff Barry was born in Brooklyn, New York, on April 3, 1938. As a child, he developed two interests which never left him: cowboys and music. After graduating from Erasmus Hall High School and doing a stint in the army, where he often sang with military bands, he enrolled in City College of New York to study engineering;, but his desire to sing ... See full bio »

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Forrest Gump
Forrest Gump Soundtrack
One Day at a Time
One Day at a Time Music Department
Goodfellas Soundtrack
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  Where's Waldo? (TV Series) (composer - 13 episodes, 1991) (producer - 13 episodes, 1991)
- The Land of the Lost Pyramid (1991) ... (composer: theme music) / (producer: theme music)
- Viking Fling (1991) ... (composer: theme music) / (producer: theme music)
- Ahead of the Future (1991) ... (composer: theme music) / (producer: theme music)
- The Living Exhibits (1991) ... (composer: theme music) / (producer: theme music)
- The Land of the Carpet Flyers (1991) ... (composer: theme music) / (producer: theme music)
 1982-1989 Family Ties (TV Series) (lyricist - 171 episodes)
- Alex Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1989) ... (lyricist: theme song)
- Mr. Keaton Takes a Vacation (1989) ... (lyricist: theme song)
- Wrap Around the Clock (1989) ... (lyricist: theme song)
- Rain Forests Keep Fallin' on My Head (1989) ... (lyricist: theme song)
- They Can't Take That Away from Me: Part 2 (1989) ... (lyricist: theme song)
 1986 Rowdies (TV Movie) (composer: theme music)
 1975-1985 The Jeffersons (TV Series) (composer - 253 episodes)
- Red Robins (1985) ... (composer: theme music)
- Off-Off-Off-Off Broadway (1985) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Odd Couple (1985) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Truth Hurts (1985) ... (composer: theme music)
- And Up We Go (1985) ... (composer: theme music)
 1975-1984 One Day at a Time (TV Series) (composer - 209 episodes)
- Another Man's Shoes (1984) ... (composer: theme music)
- Off We Go (1984) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Nearness of You (1984) ... (composer: theme music)
- Meaning of Life (1984) ... (composer: theme music)
- Up in Smoke (1984) ... (composer: theme music)
 1978 Alone in the Dark (composer: song "Tell Laura I Love Her")
 1978 Baby, I'm Back (TV Series) (composer - 1 episode)
- Pay or Die (1978) ... (composer: theme music)
 1977-1978 Tabitha (TV Series) (composer - 10 episodes)
- Tabitha's Party (1978) ... (composer: theme music)
- Paul Goes to New York (1978) ... (composer: theme music)
- What's Wrong with Mister Right? (1977) ... (composer: theme music)
- That New Black Magic (1977) ... (composer: theme music)
- Tabitha's Triangle (1977) ... (composer: theme music)
 1970 Wanderlove (composer: song "Sugar, Sugar")
 1970 Archie's Funhouse (TV Series) (composer: theme music) / (music producer)
 1969 Archie and His New Pals (TV Movie) (composer: songs) / (producer: songs)
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Single: Wrote/recorded "It's Called Rock and Roll" (RCA Records) See more »


6' 4" (1.93 m)

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Inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1991.

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