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Howard Blake was born on October 28, 1938 in London, England as Howard David Blake. He is a composer, known for Flash Gordon (1980), The Hunger (1983) and Monster-in-Law (2005). See full bio »

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Flash Gordon
Flash Gordon Composer
The Hunger
The Hunger Music Department
Monster-in-Law Soundtrack
The Duellists
The Duellists Composer


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 2016 The Land of Counterpane (Short)
 2002 Duelling Directors: Ridley Scott & Kevin Reynolds (Video documentary short)
 1998 The Bear (Short)
 1989 Granpa (TV Short)
 1986 The Canterville Ghost (TV Movie)
 1982 The Snowman (Short)
 1980-1981 BBC2 Playhouse (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Mrs. Reinhardt (1981)
- Gentle Folk (1980)
 1980 Flash Gordon (orchestral score)
 1980 Our John Willie (TV Mini-Series) (1980)
 1979 S.O.S. Titanic (TV Movie)
 1978 The Moon Stallion (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1978)
- Episode #1.5 (1978)
- Episode #1.4 (1978)
- Episode #1.3 (1978)
- Episode #1.2 (1978)
 1978 The Odd Job
 1977 Play for Today (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1977 The Duellists
 1975 Leaving Lily (Short)
 1975 The Remarkable Rocket (Short)
 1973 The Up and Down, in and Out, Round About Man (TV Series) (13 episodes)
- The Scholar (1973)
- The Doorman (1973)
- The Fisherman (1973)
- The Artist (1973)
- The Assistant (1973)
 1967 Ride of the Valkyrie (Short)
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5' 9" (1.75 m)

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He answered a help-wanted ad for an assistant projectionist at the National Film Theatre in London. During his few years there, famous film-makers, including Fritz Lang and Jean Renoir, came to give lectures. Blake and his colleagues often made tea for them in the projectionist's box. See more »


Has a piano solo in every score

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