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Erroll Garner (1923–1977)


Composer ("Misty") and pianist, the younger brother of Linton S. Garner. He was a professional pianist at age seven over KDKA radio in Pittsburgh. After his high school education, he entertained in high schools and theatres in New York and California, and was featured with the Slam Stewart Trio. Later, he formed his own trio, and appeared at the ... See full bio »

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Known For

Silver Linings Playbook
(2012)
Catch Me If You Can
Catch Me If You Can Soundtrack
(2002)
Ocean's Eleven
Ocean's Eleven Soundtrack
(2001)
Manhattan Murder Mystery
(1993)

Filmography

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 2015 Aquarius (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Sick City (2015) ... (writer: "Misty")
 2014 Gotham (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Penguin's Umbrella (2014) ... (writer: "Misty" - uncredited)
 2012 Silver Linings Playbook (writer: "Misty")
 2009 Banda sonora (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #5.24 (2009) ... (writer: "Tot és gris")
 2007 Faut que ça danse! (performer: "Play Piano Play") / (writer: "Play Piano Play")
 2007 Sarah Vaughan: Live in '58 & '64 (Video) (music: "Misty" - uncredited)
 2006 Infamous (performer: "How High the Moon")
 2005 Dave Chappelle's Block Party (Documentary) (writer: "Misty")
 2005 Alma Gêmea (TV Series) (music: "Misty")
 2005 Great Women Singers of the 20th Century: Sarah Vaughan (Video) (music: "Misty" - uncredited)
 2004 Melinda and Melinda (performer: "Will You Still Be Mine" (1941), "The Best Things in Life Are Free" (1927), "Somebody Stole My Gal" (1918))
 2003 Gamilia narki (writer: "Misty")
 2003 My House in Umbria (TV Movie) (music: "Misty")
 2002 Catch Me If You Can (performer: "Body and Soul")
 2002 Livshunger (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.2 (2002) ... ("MISTY") / (music: "MISTY")
 2001 Ocean's Eleven (writer: "Misty")
 1998 Celebrity (performer: "Will You Still Be Mine" (1941), "Lullaby of Birdland" (1952))
 1990-1998 Stars in Their Eyes (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #9.8 (1998) ... (writer: "Misty")
- Episode #1.5 (1990) ... (writer: "Misty")
 1997 Deconstructing Harry (performer: "She's Funny That Way" (1928), "The Way You Look Tonight" (1936))
 1996 The X-Files (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Pusher (1996) ... (writer: "Misty")
 1995 Keeping Up Appearances (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Skis (1995) ... (writer: "Misty" - uncredited)
 1995 Mighty Aphrodite (performer: "Penthouse Serenade (When We're Alone)" (1952), "I Hadn't Anyone Till You" (1938))
 1994 Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult (music: "Misty" (1962))
 1993 It Was a Wonderful Life (Documentary) (writer: "Misty")
 1993 Manhattan Murder Mystery (performer: "The Best Things in Life Are Free" (1927), "I'm In the Mood for Love" (1935), "Misty" (1954)) / (writer: "Misty" (1954))
 1992 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Magic Sword (1992) ... (writer: "Misty")
 1991 The Super (writer: "Misty")
  Cheers (TV Series) (music - 2 episodes, 1986 - 1991) (writer - 1 episode, 1984)
- Baby Balk (1991) ... (music: "Misty" - uncredited)
- Cliffie's Big Score (1986) ... (music: "Misty" - uncredited)
- Fairy Tales Can Come True (1984) ... (writer: "Misty" - uncredited)
 1991 Defending Your Life (writer: "Misty")
 1990 Alice (performer: "Caravan" (1937), "The Way You Look Tonight" (1936), "Will You Still Be Mine" (1941))
 1990 Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael (music: "Misty")
 1989 Designing Women (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- You Got to Have Friends (1989) ... (writer: "Misty")
 1989 Screen One (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- She's Been Away (1989) ... (music: "Misty" - uncredited)
 1988 Another Woman (performer: "A Fine Romance" (1936), "Make Believe" (1927))
 1986 All-Star Party for Clint Eastwood (TV Special) (writer: "Misty")
 1985 Magnum, P.I. (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- The Man from Marseilles (1985) ... (music: "Misty" - uncredited)
 1985 Blue Money (TV Movie) (writer: "Misty")
 1978 Good Times (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- The Traveling Christmas (1978) ... (music: "Misty" - uncredited)
 1978 The Muppet Show (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Liberace (1978) ... (music: "Misty")
 1976 Drive-In (writer: "Misty")
 1975 Jane Bond (writer: "Misty" - uncredited)
 1975 The Great McGonagall (performer: "I'll Remember April")
 1973 Iltatähti (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 5 June 1973 (1973) ... (writer: "Misty")
 1971 Play Misty for Me (performer: "Misty") / (writer: "Misty")
 1965 Shindig! (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.29 (1965) ... (music: "Misty")
 1962 Frankly Jazz (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 10 November 1962 (1962) ... (writer: "Misty")
 1960 The Steve Allen Plymouth Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 16 May 1960 (1960) ... (performer: "Two Songs (titles unknown)" - uncredited)
 1958 The Voice of Firestone (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #10.17 (1958) ... (performer: "C'est si bon")
 1957 The Big Record (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.11 (1957) ... (performer: "Where or When" (uncredited), "Tea for Three", "Walkin' My Baby Back Home" (uncredited), "Home for the Holidays" (uncredited))
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Album (w/Kay Starr): "Singin' Kay Starr/Swingin' Erroll Garner" (Crown Records).

Official Sites:


Alternate Names:

Errol Garner

Height:

5' 2" (1.57 m)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:

He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Recording at 6363 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California. See more »

Nickname:

The Debussy of Jazz See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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