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Martin Charnin

Songwriter ("Easy Come, Easy Go"), composer, actor and author. He performed in the Broadway stage production of "West Side Story", and wrote the lyrics for other stage offerings, including the off-Broadway production "Fallout", Julius Monk's night club revues, the Broadway show "The Girls Against the Boys", and the 1964 New York World's Fair show ... See full bio »
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Won 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 4 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 Annie (2014 Film version, "Maybe", "It's The Hard-Knock Life", "Tomorrow", "I Think I'm Gonna Like It Here ", "You're Never Fully Dressed Without a Smile (2014 Film Version)", "Something Was Missing", "Little Girls (2014 Film Version)", "N.Y.C.", "Easy Street (2014 Film Version)", "I Don't Need Anything But You (2014 Film Version)")
 2014 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Finals: Part 1 (2014) ... (writer: "It's the Hard Knock Life")
 2013 Since I Don't Have You (writer: "Tomorrow")
 2013 The 67th Annual Tony Awards (TV Movie documentary) (lyrics: "It's The Hard Knock Life", "Little Girls")
 2013 The Office (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- A.A.R.M. (2013) ... (lyrics: "You're Never Fully Dressed without a Smile")
  Glee (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 2013) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2012)
- Lights Out (2013) ... (writer: "Little Girls" - uncredited)
- Makeover (2012) ... (lyrics: "The Way You Look Tonight / You're Never Fully Dressed Without A Smile" - uncredited)
 2013 Matzav Ha'Uma (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #5.29 (2013) ... (lyrics: "Machar")
 2012 Idina Menzel Live: Barefoot at the Symphony (TV Special) (lyrics: "Tomorrow")
 2010 The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #7.64 (2010) ... (lyrics: "Tomorrow" - uncredited)
  Great Performances (TV Series) (1 episode, 2003) (lyrics - 2 episodes, 1999 - 2010)
- Sondheim! The Birthday Concert (2010) ... (lyrics: "Don't Laugh")
- Broadway's Lost Treasures (2003) ... ("Tomorrow")
- My Favorite Broadway: The Leading Ladies (1999) ... (lyrics: "Tomorrow")
 2010 Shrek Forever After (writer: "Tomorrow")
 2010 Angels in New York (TV Series documentary) (writer: "Tomorrow")
 2009 Family Guy (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Brian's Got a Brand New Bag (2009) ... (lyrics: "Maybe" - uncredited)
 2009 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Neil Patrick Harris/Taylor Swift (2009) ... (writer: "Tomorrow")
 2008 30 Rock (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Gavin Volure (2008) ... (writer: "Tomorrow" - uncredited)
 2008 Igor (writer: "Tomorrow")
 2007 Fred Claus (writer: "Tomorrow")
 2006 Life After Tomorrow (Documentary) (lyrics: "Tomorrow", "It's The Hard-Knock Life", "You're Never Fully Dressed Without A Smile")
 2006 Crumbs (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Maybe I'm Tony Randall ... (writer: "Tomorrow")
 2005 Just Like Heaven (writer: "Tomorrow" (from the Broadway Musical "Annie"))
 2004 Shrek 2 (writer: "Tomorrow" (1977))
 2003 School of Rock ("Tomorrow")
 2002 Austin Powers in Goldmember (writer: "Hard Knock Life (Ghetto Anthem - Dr. Evil Mix)")
 2002 Like Mike ("Tomorrow")
 2000 Daria (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- I Loathe a Parade (2000) ... (writer: "It's the Hard-Knock Life")
 1999 Annie (TV Movie) (lyrics: "Maybe", "It's The Hard Knock Life", "It's The Hard Knock Life (Reprise)", "Tomorrow", "Tomorrow (Reprise #1)", "Little Girls", "Little Girls (Reprise #1)", "I Think I'm Gonna Like It Here", "N.Y.C.", "Never Fully Dressed Without A Smile", "Easy Street", "Something Was Missing", "I Don't Need Anything But You", "Maybe (Reprise)", "Tomorrow (Reprise #2)", "Little Girls (Reprise #2)", "I Don't Need Anything But You (Reprise)", "Easy Street (Reprise)")
 1999 Pushing Tin ("Tomorrow")
 1998 You've Got Mail (writer: "Tomorrow")
 1997 The 51st Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (lyrics: "Tomorrow")
 1996 Hetty Wainthropp Investigates (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Lost Chords (1996) ... (lyrics: "Tomorrow" - uncredited)
 1994 Camp Nowhere (lyrics: "TOMORROW")
 1994 Serial Mom (writer: "TOMORROW")
 1993 Saved by the Bell: The College Years (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- A Thanksgiving Story (1993) ... (writer: "Tomorrow" - uncredited)
 1993 Addams Family Values ("Tomorrow")
 1993 Memory (TV Movie) (lyrics: "No vas mai ben vestit si no somrius")
 1993 Dave (lyrics: "Tomorrow" (1977))
 1990 Cheers (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Veggie-Boyd (1990) ... (lyrics: "Tomorrow")
 1989 Ha-Hofesh Ha'Acharon (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.8 (1989) ... (lyrics: "BaBoker (Tomorrow)")
 1987 Ishtar (lyrics: "TOMORROW")
 1987 The Facts of Life (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Boy About the House (1987) ... ("Tomorrow", uncredited)
 1986 The 40th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (lyrics: "Easy Street")
 1983 The Two Ronnies (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #10.1 (1983) ... (writer: "Tomorrow")
 1982 Annie (lyrics: "Tomorrow (Opening Titles)", "Maybe", "It's The Hard-Knock Life", "Dumb Dog", "Sandy", "I Think I'm Gonna Like It Here", "Little Girls", "Maybe (Reprise)", "Let's Go To The Movies", "We Got Annie", "Sign", "You're Never Fully Dressed Without A Smile", "You're Never Fully Dressed Without A Smile (Dressed Children)", "Tomorrow (White House Version)", "Easy Street", "Maybe (Same Effect On Everyone)", "Finale Medley: I Don't Need Anything But You/We Got Annie/Tomorrow", "Tomorrow (End Credits)" - uncredited)
 1981 The 35th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (lyrics: "Tomorrow")
 1979 The 33rd Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (lyrics: "A Little Bit More")
 1978 All in the Family (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- End in Sight (1978) ... (lyrics: "Tomorrow")
 1978 The Muppet Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Petula Clark (1978) ... (writer: "Tomorrow")
 1977 The 'Annie' Christmas Show (TV Movie) (lyrics: "It's Christmas" - uncredited)
 1977 The Mike Douglas Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- New York Week: Shubert Alley (1977) ... (writer: "Tomorrow", "N.Y.C.")
 1977 The 31st Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (lyrics: "Tomorrow", "You're Never Fully Dressed Without A Smile", "Easy Street", "Tomorrow (Reprise)")
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Show Show Director (3 credits)
Show Show Producer (3 credits)
Show Show Self (9 credits)

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Other Works:

Stage Play: Hot Spot. Musical. Book by Jack Weinstock and Willie Gilbert. Music by Mary Rodgers. Lyrics by Martin Charnin. Musical Director: Milton Rosenstock. Dance music and vocal arrangements by Trude Rittman and John Morris. Music arranged by Luther Henderson and Ralph Burns. Music orchestrated by Luther Henderson and Ralph Burns. ... See more »

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Alternate Names:

Marty Charnin

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Personal Quote:

You're never fully dressed without a smile.


Won Broadway's 1977 Tony Award as Best Score, comprising his lyrics and Charles Strouse's music, for "Annie," a show for which he was also nominated as Best Director (Musical). In 1982, he had similar dual Tony nominations for "The First:" as Best Director (Musical), and, with collaborator Joel Siegel, as Best Book (Musical).

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