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Alexander Faris (1921–2015)

Alexander 'Sandy' Faris was born to a Presbyterian minister and his school-mistress wife on 11 June 1921 in County Tyrone. He read music at Clare College, Cambridge, before war service with the Irish Guards and after demobilization resumed his musical studies at the Royal College of Music in London and - via a scholarship - the Juillard school in ... See full bio »

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(age 94) in UK

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Known For

Upstairs, Downstairs
(1971-1975)
The Duchess of Duke Street
(1976-1977)
Georgy Girl
Georgy Girl Composer
(1966)
Wings
Wings Composer
(1977-1978)

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 2012 Servants: The True Story of Life Below Stairs (TV Series) (1 episode)
- No Going Back (2012) ... ("The Edwardians", uncredited)
 2010-2012 Upstairs Downstairs (TV Series) (writer - 9 episodes)
- Somewhere Over the Rainbow (2012) ... (writer: "The Music of Upstairs and Downstairs: Upstairs Downstairs Theme")
- The Last Waltz (2012) ... (writer: "The Music of Upstairs and Downstairs: Upstairs Downstairs Theme")
- All the Things You Are (2012) ... (writer: "The Music of Upstairs and Downstairs: Upstairs Downstairs Theme")
- A Perfect Specimen of Womanhood (2012) ... (writer: "The Music of Upstairs and Downstairs: Upstairs Downstairs Theme")
- The Love That Pays the Price (2012) ... (writer: "The Music of Upstairs and Downstairs: Upstairs Downstairs Theme")
 1979 Thomas and Sarah (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Birds of a Feather (1979) ... (music: "What Are We Going To Do About Uncle Arthur?" - uncredited)
 1976-1977 The Duchess of Duke Street (TV Series) (writer - 31 episodes)
- Ain't We Got Fun (1977) ... (writer: "Duchess of Duke Street Theme")
- Poor Little Rich Girl (1977) ... (writer: "Duchess of Duke Street Theme")
- Blossom Time (1977) ... (writer: "Duchess of Duke Street Theme")
- Lottie (1977) ... (writer: "Duchess of Duke Street Theme")
- The Legion of the Living (1977) ... (writer: "Duchess of Duke Street Theme")
  Upstairs, Downstairs (TV Series) (writer - 68 episodes, 1971 - 1975) (music - 47 episodes, 1971 - 1975)
- Whither Shall I Wander? (1975) ... (music: "What Are We Going To Do About Uncle Arthur?" - uncredited) / (writer: "The Edwardians: Theme from Upstairs Downstairs" - uncredited)
- All the King's Horses (1975) ... (music: "What Are We Going to Do with Uncle Edward?" - uncredited) / (writer: "The Edwardians: Theme from Upstairs Downstairs" - uncredited)
- Noblesse Oblige (1975) ... (music: "What Are We Going To Do About Uncle Arthur?") / (writer: "The Edwardians: Theme from Upstairs Downstairs" - uncredited)
- Joke Over (1975) ... (music: "What Are We Going to Do with Uncle Edward?" - uncredited) / (writer: "The Edwardians: Theme from Upstairs Downstairs" - uncredited)
- Will Ye No Come Back Again (1975) ... (music: "What Are We Going to Do with Uncle Edward?" - uncredited) / (writer: "The Edwardians: Theme from Upstairs Downstairs" - uncredited)
 1966 Georgy Girl (music: "My Lonely Heart", "Queen and Country" - uncredited)
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