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Harold Faltermeyer


Harold Faltermeyer was born on October 5, 1952 in Munich, Germany as Harold Faltermeier. He was previously married to Karin Faltermeyer. See full bio »
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 2014 Coronation Street (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.8394 (2014) ... (writer: "Hot Stuff" - uncredited)
 2014 Californication (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Kickoff (2014) ... (writer: "Axel F" - uncredited)
 2014 Tu cara me suena - Argentina (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.2 (2014) ... (writer: "Hot Stuff")
  The Block (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2014) (writer - 1 episode, 2014)
- Beach Volleyball Tournament (2014) ... (performer: "Top Gun Anthem" - uncredited) / (writer: "Top Gun Anthem", "The Heat Is On" - uncredited)
 2013 South Park (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Taming Strange (2013) ... (writer: "The Heat Is On")
 2013 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Premiere Week (2013) ... (writer: "Hot Stuff")
 2013 The Hot Flashes (writer: "Hot Stuff" - as Harold Faltermeier)
 2013 The Glades (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Magic Longworth (2013) ... (writer: "Hot Stuff" - uncredited)
  The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (music - 8 episodes, 2011 - 2013) (lyrics - 6 episodes, 2011 - 2013) (writer - 5 episodes, 2011 - 2013)
- Episode #21.153 (2013) ... (writer: "The Heat Is On" - uncredited)
- Episode #21.136 (2013) ... (lyrics: "Shakedown" - uncredited) / (music: "Shakedown" - uncredited)
- Episode #21.120 (2013) ... (lyrics: "Shakedown" - uncredited) / (music: "Shakedown" - uncredited)
- Episode #21.80 (2013) ... (lyrics: "Shakedown" - uncredited) / (music: "Shakedown" - uncredited)
- Episode #21.65 (2013) ... (writer: "The Heat Is On" - uncredited)
 2013 One Hit Wonderland (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Party All the Time by Eddie Murphy (2013) ... (performer: "Axel F")
 2012 VH1 Divas 2012 (TV Movie) (writer: "Hot Stuff")
 2012 Top of the Pops 2 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Donna Summer (2012) ... (writer: "Hot Stuff")
 2012 Community (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The First Chang Dynasty (2012) ... (writer: "Axel F")
 2012 Avenida Brasil (TV Series) (writer: "Hot Stuff")
 2011 Dance Central 2 (Video Game) (writer: "Hot Stuff" - as Harold Faltmeier)
  Formula 1: BBC Sport (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes, 2010 - 2011) (performer - 2 episodes, 2010 - 2011)
- The Belgian Grand Prix: Qualifying (2011) ... (performer: "Top Gun Anthem" - uncredited) / (writer: "Top Gun Anthem" - uncredited)
- The Malaysia Grand Prix (2011) ... (writer: "The Heat Is On" - uncredited)
- The British Grand Prix (2010) ... (performer: "Top Gun Anthem" - uncredited) / (writer: "Top Gun Anthem" - uncredited)
 2011 30 Minutes or Less (writer: "The Heat Is On")
 2011 Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.73 (2011) ... (writer: "Hot Stuff" - uncredited)
 2011 Scream 4 (writer: "Axel F")
 2011 Funkytown (writer: "Hot Stuff")
 2010/I Burlesque (writer: "Hot Stuff")
 2010 Being Erica (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Bear Breasts (2010) ... (writer: "Hot Stuff" - uncredited)
  Parks and Recreation (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2010) (writer - 1 episode, 2010)
- Telethon (2010) ... (performer: "Axel F" - uncredited) / (writer: "Axel F" - uncredited)
 2007-2010 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Sporty, Rich & Sexy (2010) ... (writer: "Hot Stuff" - uncredited)
- Songs You Can't Get Out of Your Head (2007) ... (writer: "Axel F (Crazy Frog)")
 2010 Cop Out (producer: "Soul Brother") / (writer: "Bit By Bit", "Soul Brother")
  Electric Dreams (TV Mini-Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2009) (writer - 1 episode, 2009)
- The 1980s (2009) ... (performer: "Axel F") / (writer: "Axel F")
 2009 Miss Austria 2009 (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.3 (2009) ... (performer: "Top Gun Anthem" - uncredited)
 2009 Monsters vs. Aliens (performer: "Axel F") / (writer: "Axel F")
 2008 How to Lose Friends & Alienate People (writer: "Hot Stuff")
 2008 The X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #5.4 (2008) ... (writer: "Hot Stuff" - uncredited)
 2008 One Tree Hill (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Touch Me I'm Going to Scream: Part I (2008) ... (writer: "Hot Stuff" - uncredited)
 2008 Space Chimps (writer: "Axel F")
 2008 It Takes Two (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Disco Night (2008) ... (writer: "Hot Stuff")
 2006-2008 Weltberühmt in Österreich - 50 Jahre Austropop (TV Series documentary) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Sex and Drugs & Austropop (2008) ... (writer: "Paranoia")
- Der Austropop hat keine Chance - also nützen wir sie! (2008) ... (writer: "Paranoia")
- Gibt es weibliche Popmusik? - Die Frauen des Austropop (2006) ... (writer: "Soy tu vida (...weil ich dein Leben bin)")
 2007 Family Guy (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Meet the Quagmires (2007) ... (performer: "Axel F Theme" - uncredited)
 2007 The Pussycat Dolls Present: The Search for the Next Doll (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Auditions (2007) ... (writer: "Hot Stuff (I Want You Back)")
 2007 Everybody Hates Chris (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Everybody Hates Hall Monitors (2007) ... (writer: "Axel F")
 2006 The Angry Video Game Nerd (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top Gun (2006) ... (writer: "Top Gun Anthem" - uncredited)
 2006 Catch a Fire (writer: "Hot Stuff" - as Harold Faltermeier)
 2005 Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories (Video Game) (writer: "I Wanna Rock You", "E=MC2" - as H. Faltermeyer)
 2004 Karaoke Revolution Volume 2 (Video Game) ("Hot Stuff")
 2004 Discomania (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Hot Stuff")
 2004 The WB's Superstar USA (TV Series) (writer: "The Heat is on")
 2004 High Chaparall (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Lorenzo Lamas (2004) ... (writer: "Top Gun Anthem" - uncredited)
 2004 EuroTrip (writer: "Hot Stuff" - as Harold Faltermeier)
 2003 Undeclared (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- God Visits (2003) ... (writer: "Hot Stuff" - uncredited)
 2002 Door to Door (TV Movie) (writer: "Hot Stuff" - as Harold Faltermeier)
 2002 Queer as Folk (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Accentuate the Positive (2002) ... (writer: "Hot Stuff")
 2002 Beverly Hills Cop II: The Phenomenon Continues (Video documentary short) (performer: "Axel F" - uncredited) / (producer: "Axel F" - uncredited) / (writer: "Axel F" - uncredited)
 2001 Circuit (writer: "Love in the Shadows")
 2000/V Big Brother (TV Series) (writer: "Hot Stuff")
 2000 Sex and the City (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Where There's Smoke... (2000) ... (writer: "Hot Stuff")
 2000 The '70s (TV Movie) (writer: "Hot Stuff" - uncredited)
 2000 Early Edition (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Occasionally Amber (2000) ... (writer: "Hot Stuff")
 1999 Superstar (writer: "Hot Stuff" - as Harold Faltermeier)
 1998 Victor's Place (Short) (writer: "Hot Stuff")
 1998 Der König von St. Pauli (TV Mini-Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Teil 1 (1998) ... (performer: "Lajana (Instrumental)" - uncredited)
 1998 Projekt X (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Hilfe, meine Frau kann nicht Fußballspielen - Das schwächste Glied der Emanzipation (1998) ... (performer: "Top Gun Anthem" - uncredited)
 1997 Jack Orlando (Video Game) (music: "I Close My Eyes And Think Of You")
 1997 The Full Monty (music: "Hot Stuff" (1979))
 1996 Lukas (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Der ältere Freund (1996) ... (writer: "Hot Stuff" - uncredited)
 1996 Friends (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The One with the Prom Video (1996) ... (writer: "Axel F" - uncredited)
 1995 Biography (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Donna Summer: From Disco to Diva (1995) ... (writer: "Hot Stuff")
 1994 White Magic (producer: "White Magic", "Morning has Broken", "Crystal Dreams", "One Night With You", "Fuchsbaupolka") / (writer: "White Magic", "Crystal Dreams", "One Night With You")
 1994 Asterix Conquers America (producer: "We Are One People", "Say Goodbye", "Always", "Dance Dance Dance (Under the Moon)") / (writer: "We Are One People", "Say Goodbye", "Always", "Dance Dance Dance (Under the Moon)")
 1994 Beverly Hills Cop III ("Axel F")
 1993 The Simpsons (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Marge vs. the Monorail (1993) ... (writer: "Theme from 'Beverly Hills Cop'")
 1992 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Human Duplicators (1992) ... (writer: "Axel F")
 1990 Fire, Ice & Dynamite (performer: "Alexander's Theme") / (producer: "Break Out", "Never Give Up", "Win It All", "Muscles", "Wire it Up", "Eye to Eye", "Out of Control", "Rock Noon", "Get Ready", "Thunder and Lighting", "Fly", "We Are The Strong", "Alexander's Theme") / (writer: "Break Out", "Never Give Up", "Win It All", "Muscles", "Out of Control", "Rock Noon", "Get Ready", "Fly", "We Are The Strong")
 1989 She's Out of Control (performer: "Hunger of Love") / (writer: "Hunger of Love")
 1988 The 60th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (writer: "Shakedown")
 1988 Tommys Hollywood Report (TV Movie) (writer: "Shakedown" - uncredited)
 1987 The Running Man (lyrics: " (Restless Heart) Running Away With You") / (music: " (Restless Heart) Running Away With You")
 1987 Fatal Beauty (writer: "Sin City")
 1987 Beverly Hills Cop II ("Shakedown") / (producer: "Shakedown")
 1986 Rock 'n' Roll Summer Action (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 7 August 1986 (1986) ... (writer: "Bit By Bit (Theme From Fletch)" - uncredited)
 1986 Isang kumot tatlong unan (producer: "The Heat Is On") / (writer: "The Heat Is On")
 1986 Top Gun ("Top Gun Anthem", "Mighty Wings") / (performer: "Top Gun Anthem") / (producer: "Top Gun Anthem", "Mighty Wings", "Destination Unknown")
 1986 Fire with Fire (writer: "Bit by Bit (Theme from Fletch)")
 1986 Fire and Ice (producer: "Fire and Ice")
 1985 One Life to Live (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 23 October 1985 (1985) ... (writer: "Bit By Bit (Theme From Fletch)" - uncredited)
 1985 Alvin & the Chipmunks (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Soccer to Me/Every Chipmunk Tells a Story (1985) ... (writer: "The Heat is on")
 1985 Summer Rental (writer: "Axel F")
 1985 Fletch (producer: "Bit By Bit" (Theme From Fletch), "Running For Love") / (writer: "Bit By Bit" (Theme From Fletch))
 1985 WrestleMania (TV Special) ("Axel F")
 1984 Beverly Hills Cop (performer: "Axel F") / (producer: "The Heat Is On", "Stir It Up", "Axel F") / (writer: "The Heat Is On", "Axel F")
 1984 Thief of Hearts (music: "Love In The Shadows", "Just Imagine (Way Beyond Fear)", "Passion Play") / (performer: "Stolen Secrets", Love theme from "Thief of Hearts", "Thief of Hearts (instrumental)", "Collage (instrumental)", "Final Confrontation")
 1984 Didi - Der Doppelgänger ("Carmen Disco Suite") / (writer: "Der Doppelgänger")
 1983 Donna Summer: A Hot Summer Night (TV Movie) (writer: "Hot Stuff", "Sunset People")
 1981 Wetten, dass..? (TV Series) ("theme 1")
 1980 The Donna Summer Special (TV Special) (writer: "Hot Stuff", "Sunset People")
 1979 Intikam kadini (writer: "E=MC²", "I Wanna Rock You" - uncredited)
 1979 Playboy's Roller Disco & Pajama Party (TV Special) (writer: "Sunset People" - uncredited)
 1979 Polizeiinspektion 1 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Sorgenkinder (1979) ... (writer: "Hot Stuff" - uncredited)
 1979 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Episode dated 7 June 1979 (1979) ... (writer: "Hot Stuff")
- Episode dated 24 May 1979 (1979) ... (writer: "Hot Stuff")
- Episode dated 17 May 1979 (1979) ... (writer: "Hot Stuff")
 1976 The Lisa Hartman Show (TV Movie) (writer: "Hot Stuff")
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Show Show Music department (8 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Self (12 credits)

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In 1987, he composed the theme The Race Is On for the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical Starlight Express music inspired by album. His theme became integrated into the shows music from that point on, and has been heard in every performance of the musical since 1987. See more »

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Won two Grammys for "Best Album of Original Score for A Motion Picture or Television Special" in 1986 and "Best Pop Instrumental Performance" in 1987. See more »

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