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Paul Desmond (I) (1924–1977)

Paul Desmond was born on November 25, 1924 in San Francisco, California, USA as Paul Emil Breitenfeld. He died on May 30, 1977 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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 2013 The 55th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) (writer: "Take Five")
 2012 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #21.63 (2012) ... (writer: "Take Five" - uncredited)
 2012 Ginger & Rosa (writer: "Take Five")
 2009 1 noyabrya 2008. Foto-vecherinka (Documentary short) (writer: "Take Five")
 2007 Flawless (writer: "Take Five")
 2007 The Sopranos (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Soprano Home Movies (2007) ... (writer: "Take Five" - uncredited)
 2004-2006 The Simpsons (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Jazzy & The Pussycats (2006) ... ("Take Five", uncredited)
- All's Fair in Oven War (2004) ... ("Take Five")
 2006 Malcolm in the Middle (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Bomb Shelter (2006) ... (writer: "Take Five")
 2005 The West Wing (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Drought Conditions (2005) ... (writer: "Take Five")
 2005 Constantine (writer: "Take Five")
 2004 Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Political Dr. Seuss (2004) ... (writer: "Take Five" - as P. Desmond)
 1998 Pleasantville (writer: "Take Five")
 1998 Rushmore (performer: "Take Ten") / (writer: "Take Ten")
 1995 Mighty Aphrodite (writer: "Take Five" (1959))
 1994 Imaginary Crimes (performer: "Fall Out")
 1994 Baseball (TV Mini-Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- A Whole New Ballgame (1994) ... (writer: "Take Five")
 1993 Manhattan Murder Mystery (writer: "Take Five" (1959))
 1989 Say Anything... (writer: "Take Five")
 1985 Keith Jarrett: Standards (Video documentary) (writer: "Late Lament")
 1983 Mensen zoals jij en ik (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- De 3de man/Pendeldienst/De ziel van het bedrijf (1983) ... (writer: "Take Five")
 1981 American Pop (writer: "Take Five")
 1978 Sugar in the Raw (writer: "Take Five" - uncredited)
 1978 Acting Out ("Desmond Blue", uncredited)
 1974 The Conversation (writer: "Take Five" (1959) - uncredited)
 1973 Heavy Traffic (writer: "Take Five")
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Other Works:

CD: "Bossa Antigua" (RCA) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | See more »

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The Dave Brubeck Quartet

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(1951-1967) Saxophonist with Dave Brubeck Quartet. See more »


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