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Ray Conniff (1916–2002)

Ray Conniff was born on November 6, 1916 in Attleboro, Massachusetts, USA. He is known for his work on The Help (2011), There's Something About Mary (1998) and How to Save a Marriage and Ruin Your Life (1968). He was married to Vera, Ann Marie Engberg and Emily Jo Ann Imhof. He died on October 12, 2002 in Escondido, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1979-1983 Archie Bunker's Place (TV Series) (performed by - 97 episodes)
- I'm Torn Here (1983) ... (performed by)
- Small Claims Court (1983) ... (performed by)
- No One Said It Was Easy (1983) ... (performed by)
- Bunker Madness (1983) ... (performed by)
- Store Wars (1983) ... (performed by)
 1950 The Big Hangover (orchestrator - uncredited)
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 2011 The Help (performer: "The Little Drummer Boy")
 2007 Mad Men (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Smoke Gets in Your Eyes (2007) ... (performer: "Band Of Gold" - uncredited)
 1998 There's Something About Mary (performer: "Summertime", "Temptation", "Deep Purple", "Brazil", "I've Got You Under My Skin")
 1998 Great Expectations (performer: "Bésame Mucho" - as Ray Coniff Jr.)
 1987 Good Morning, Vietnam (performer: "Smoke Gets In Your Eyes")
 1980 Melvin and Howard (performer: "It Came Upon a Midnight Clear")
 1975 Paper Tiger (performer: "Main Theme", "My Little Friend" (closing theme))
 1972 Deathmaster (music: "A Man without a Vision")
 1958 Youthful Sinners ("Just Boppin'")
 1957 The Big Record (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.11 (1957) ... (writer: "Soliloquy of a Fool")
 1957 The D.I. (music: " (If'n You Don't) Somebody Else Will")
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 1979 Archie Bunker's Place (TV Series)
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 2003 Strangers in the Night: The Bert Kaempfert Story (TV Movie documentary)
 1973 Frost's Weekly (TV Series)
Himself - Music Performer
- Episode #1.1 (1973) ... Himself - Music Performer (as Ray Conniff Orchestra and Chorus)
 1965 The Ray Conniff Christmas Show: Here We Come A-Caroling (TV Movie)
Himself (host and conductor)
 1963 Discorama (TV Series)
- Episode dated 17 February 1963 (1963) ... Himself

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Other Works:

The Hanging Tree (1959) - his arrangement and backing of Marty Robbins' rendition of the title tune can be heard during the credits. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Ray Conniff Orchestra and Chorus

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Won a Grammy Award for his recording of the Doctor Zhivago (1965) theme, "Somewhere My Love". See more »

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