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Jack Fishman (I) (1920–1997)


Born in the East End of London, to Jewish refugee parents of Russian, Polish and German origin. Began his career as a journalist and became editor of the Empire News. Subsequently wrote books on current affairs, with a penchant for the intelligence networks and sidelined as a musical supervisor and songwriter for British films. See more trivia »


(age 76) in London, England, UK

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 2011 Raising Hope (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- What Up, Cuz? (2011) ... (writer: "Help Yourself" - uncredited)
 2010 Secret Diary of a Call Girl (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #3.3 (2010) ... (writer: "Looking for Someone")
- Episode #3.2 (2010) ... (writer: "Looking for Someone")
 2007 Festival Internacional de la Canción de Viña del Mar (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Viña 2007: Noche 2 (2007) ... (writer: "Help Yourself" - uncredited)
 2004/I Fragile (Short) (writer: "Help Yourself")
 2004 Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (writer: "Help Yourself")
 1999 The Big Tease (writer: "Hurry To Me")
 1997 True Love and Chaos (writer: "Help Yourself")
 1984 Over the Brooklyn Bridge (lyrics: "Over the Brooklyn Bridge", "I'd Like to Hold You All Night")
 1983 Les Dalton en cavale (lyrics: "I'M A Poor Lonesome Cowboy")
 1983 Private Popsicle (writer: "Rise and Shine", "Strictly Private")
 1978 La ballade des Dalton (writer: "I'm a Poor Lonesome Cowboy" (Lucky Luke theme))
 1975 Diamonds (writer: "Diamonds")
 1975 Paper Tiger (music: "Main Theme")
 1974 Gold (music: "MINE DANCE" - uncredited)
 1974 The Girl from Petrovka (lyrics: "Nyet, Nyet, Nyet")
 1971 Kidnapped (lyrics: "For All My Days")
 1971 Lucky Luke (lyrics: "I'm a Poor Lonesome Cowboy" (Lucky Luke theme), "Stamp Your Feet")
 1971 Hannie Caulder (writer: "Life Never Is Easy")
 1971 The Magnificent Seven Deadly Sins (writer: "Envy, Greed an' Gluttony")
 1971 From a Bird's Eye View (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Hurricane Millie (1971) ... (writer: "Head in the Clouds")
 1971 Flight of the Doves (lyrics: "Little Boy, Little Girl", "Walkin' Down O'Connell Street" - uncredited)
 1971 Get Carter (lyrics: "Lookin' For Someone", "Gettin' Nowhere In a Hurry", "Livin' Should Be That Way", "Love Is A Four Letter Word", "Something On My Mind", "Hallucinations")
 1969 The Dean Martin Show (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #5.9 (1969) ... (lyrics: "Help Yourself" - uncredited)
 1969 Some Like It Sexy (writer: "Birds An' Bees An' Things" - uncredited)
 1961 Double Bunk (writer: "Double Bunk")
 1960 Let's Get Married (writer: "Confessions")
 1960 Conspiracy of Hearts (writer: "Angel's Lullaby" - uncredited)
 1958 Desert Patrol (lyrics: "What a Day We Will Have" - uncredited)
 1958 Elephant Gun (lyrics: "Nor the Moon by Night")
 1958 Tread Softly Stranger (writer: "Tread Softly Stranger")
 1958 The Inbetween Age (lyrics: "The Golden Age" - as Michael Robbins)
 1958 Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #10.18 (1958) ... (lyrics: "Why Don't They Understand")
 1958 The Big Record (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.17 (1958) ... (lyrics: "Why Don't They Understand" - uncredited)
 1957 Miracle in Soho (lyrics: "The Miracle of Love")
 1956 Port Afrique (lyrics: "Melody From Heaven")
 1955 Man of the Moment ("Yodelee Yodelay", "Man of the Moment")
 1955 The Woman for Joe (writer: "A Fool and His Heart")
 1955 PT Raiders (writer: "Every Inch a Sailor" - uncredited)
 1955 The Night My Number Came Up (writer: "Everything In the Dream Was Lovely" - uncredited)
 1955 Out of the Clouds (lyrics: "Flame" - uncredited)
 1951 Happy Go Lovely (lyrics: "Would You - Could You?")
 1949 Don't Ever Leave Me (writer: ""Don't Ever Leave Me", "It's Not For the Want of Trying")
 1949 The Huggetts Abroad (lyrics: "House in the Sky", "Doodle-oodle-day")
 1948 Here Come the Huggetts (lyrics: "Walking Backwards")
 1948 Miranda (lyrics: "Miranda")
Show Show Music department (18 credits)
Show Show Composer (2 credits)

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He was credited with exposing the most notorious spy of the Cold War era - Kim Philby. British libel laws prevented the story from being published in Britain, so, with the aid of two of Fishman's friends on the New York Daily News, the story was broken in America. See more »

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