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Daniel Allan Carlin

After passing his Ph. D. exams in anthropology and doing field work in China during the Cultural Revolution, Dan was recruited into the motion picture industry and mentored by his father Dan Carlin, Sr. Together, along with siblings Tom, Patty, and Kathy (Durning), and many other family friends, they built La Da Productions/Segue Music from a 3-... See full bio »

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 2002 Unconditional Love (production music editor - as Dan Carlin Jr.)
 2002 Like Mike (supervising music editor - as Daniel Carlin)
 2002/I Crossroads (music supervisor - as Daniel Carlin)
 2001 The Wedding Planner (supervising music editor - as Daniel Carlin)
 2000 Geppetto (TV Movie) (music supervisor)
 1998 A Civil Action (orchestra conductor: Los Angeles - as Dan Carlin Jr.)
 1998 The Temptations (TV Movie) (conductor) / (music supervisor) / (musical director)
 1998 Living Out Loud (production music supervisor - as Dan Carlin)
 1998 Jane Austen's Mafia! (music supervisor - as Dan Carlin)
 1998 Quest for Camelot (music production supervisor - as Daniel Carlin)
 1997 McHale's Navy (music supervisor)
 1996 The Preacher's Wife (production music supervisor)
 1994 Cobb (supervising music editor)
 1994 I Love Trouble (music editor)
 1993 Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit (production music supervisor)
 1993 What's Love Got to Do with It (music supervisor)
 1992 Oscar's Greatest Moments (Video documentary) (music consultant)
 1992 To Be an Astronaut (Documentary short) (music supervisor)
 1992 Leap of Faith (production music supervisor)
 1992 The Last of the Mohicans (conductor - as Daniel A. Carlin) / (music supervisor - as Daniel A. Carlin)
 1992 Man Trouble (music consultant)
 1992 Sister Act (music consultant - as Dan Carlin Jr.)
 1992 CrissCross (music editor - as Dan Carlin Jr.)
 1992 On Human Destiny (Documentary short) (music supervisor)
 1991 Curly Sue (supervising music editor - as Dan Carlin)
 1991 Problem Child 2 (music supervisor)
 1991 Without Warning: The James Brady Story (TV Movie) (music editor)
 1991 True Colors (conductor) / (supervising music editor)
 1990 Love Hurts (supervising music editor)
 1990 Cadence (supervising music editor)
 1990/I My Blue Heaven (supervising music editor)
 1990 A Show of Force (supervising music editor)
 1989 Steel Magnolias (supervising music editor)
 1989 Turner & Hooch (supervising music editor)
 1989 Three Fugitives (supervising music editor)
 1989 Red Earth, White Earth (TV Movie) (music editor)
 1988 Punchline (supervising music editor)
 1988 Coming to America (music editor)
 1987 Fatal Beauty (music editor)
 1987 The Secret of My Succe$s (supervising music editor - as Daniel A. Carlin)
 1986 No Mercy (supervising music editor - as Daniel A. Carlin)
 1986 Moonlighting (TV Series) (supervising music editor - 1 episode)
- Big Man on Mulberry Street (1986) ... (supervising music editor)
 1986 Apology (TV Movie) (music editor)
 1986 Club Paradise (music editor - as Daniel A. Carlin)
 1986 Violets Are Blue... (music editor - as Daniel A. Carlin)
 1986 Under Siege (TV Movie) (music editor - as Daniel A. Carlin)
 1985 Behind Enemy Lines (TV Movie) (music editor)
 1985 Copacabana (TV Movie) (music editor - as Dan Allan Carlin)
 1985 Latino (music editor)
 1985 Teen Wolf (music supervisor)
 1985 The Mean Season (supervising music editor - as Dan Allan Carlin)
 1985 Poison Ivy (TV Movie) (music editor: Segue Music - as Dan Allan Carlin)
 1984 The Three Wishes of Billy Grier (TV Movie) (music editor - as Dan Allan Carlin)
 1984 Impulse (supervising music editor)
 1984 Windy City (conductor - as Daniel Allen Carlin)
 1984 Conan the Destroyer (supervising music editor)
 1984 Crackers (music editor - as Dan Allan Carlin)
 1983 An Uncommon Love (TV Movie) (music editor)
 1983 Amityville 3-D (music editor)
 1983 The Survivors (music editor)
 1983 Breathless (music editor)
 1983 In Defense of Kids (TV Movie) (music editor - as Dan Carlin Jr.)
 1983 Man, Woman and Child (music editor)
 1983 The Black Stallion Returns (music producer)
 1983 Without a Trace (conductor)
 1982 St. Elsewhere (TV Series) (music editor - 3 episodes)
- Down's Syndrome (1982) ... (music editor - as Dan Carlin Jr.)
- Bypass (1982) ... (music editor - as Dan Carlin Jr.)
- Pilot (1982) ... (music editor - as Dan Carlin Jr.)
 1982 Jinxed! (music editor - as Daniel Carlin Jr.)
 1982 White Dog (music editor: La Da Productions - as Dan Carlin)
 1982 The Escape Artist (music producer)
 1982 A Little Sex (music editor)
 1981 The Manions of America (TV Mini-Series) (music editor - 3 episodes)
- Part III (1981) ... (music editor)
- Part II (1981) ... (music editor)
- Part I (1981) ... (music editor)
 1981 Tarzan, the Ape Man (music consultant - as Dan Carlin Jr.)
 1981 Separate Ways (music editor - as Dan Carlin Jr.)
 1981 Caveman (music editor - as Daniel Carlin Jr.)
 1981 The Postman Always Rings Twice (music editor)
 1977-1981 Lou Grant (TV Series) (music editor - 51 episodes)
- Venice (1981) ... (music editor - as Dan Carlin Jr)
- Strike (1981) ... (music editor - as Dan Carlin Jr)
- Rape (1981) ... (music editor - as Dan Carlin Jr)
- Streets (1980) ... (music editor - as Dan Carlin Jr)
- Libel (1980) ... (music editor - as Dan Carlin Jr)
 1981 Thornwell (TV Movie) (music editor - as Dan Carlin Jr.)
 1981 The Bunker (TV Movie) (music editor: Hollywood (for La Da Productions - as Dan Carlin Jr.)
 1980 Rodeo Girl (TV Movie) (music editor)
 1980 How to Beat the High Co$t of Living (music editor - as Dan Carlin Jr.)
 1980 Heart Beat (music editor - as Dan Carlin Jr.)
 1979 The Black Stallion (music editor - as Dan Carlin Jr.) / (music supervisor - as Dan Carlin Jr.)
 1979 Wanda Nevada (music editor - as Dan Carlin)
 1979 Hot Stuff (music editor - as Dan Carlin Jr.)
 1979 I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (TV Movie) (music editor)
 1979 Love at First Bite (music editor - as Dan Carlin)
 1979 When You Comin' Back, Red Ryder? (music editor - as Dan Carlin Jr.)
 1978 Who'll Save Our Children? (TV Movie) (music editor)
 1978 First, You Cry (TV Movie) (music editor)
 1978 Smokey and the Good Time Outlaws (music editor - as Dan Carlin)
 1978 Rescue from Gilligan's Island (TV Movie) (music editor - as Dan Carlin)
 1978 Days of Heaven (music editor - as Dan Carlin Jr.)
 1978 Sextette (assistant music editor - as Dan Carlin Jr.)
 1977 The Chicken Chronicles (music editor - as Dan Carlin Jr.)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Daniel Carlin Jr. | Dan Carlin Jr. | Dan Allan Carlin | Daniel A. Carlin | Daniel Allen Carlin | Daniel Carlin | Dan Carlin | Dan Carlin Jr
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Personal Quote:

In response to comments on the role of "luck" in building a career in this industry, I always refer to Samuel Goldwyn's quote: "The harder I work, the luckier I get."

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Los Angeles, CA: Chair, Scoring for Motion Pictures & Television, Thornton School of Music, University of Southern California. See more »

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