No photo available. Represent John Gay? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
Down 78,873 this week

John Gay (I) (1685–1732)

Contribute to IMDb. Add a bio, trivia, and more.
Update information for John Gay »


(age 47) in London, England, UK

On Amazon Instant Video

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of John Gay's work have you seen?

User Polls

Known For


Jump to: Soundtrack | Writer
Hide Hide Show Show Soundtrack (9 credits)
 2012 Assassin's Creed III (Video Game) (writer: "If Any Wench Venus' Girdle Wear" - uncredited)
 2006 A Harlot's Progress (TV Movie) (lyrics: "Virgins are Like the Fair Flower (The Beggar's Opera)")
 1997 The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling (TV Mini-Series) (lyrics: "Air XX, The Beggar's Opera: March in Rinaldo") / (writer: "Air XX, The Beggar's Opera: March in Rinaldo")
 1996 Emma (TV Movie) (lyrics: "Over the Hills and Far Away" - uncredited)
 1996 Emma ("Virgins Are Like the Fair Flower")
 1976 Poldark (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.15 (1976) ... (lyrics: "How Happy Could I Be With Either" - uncredited)
 1971 The Female Bunch (lyrics: "Two Lonely People") / (music: "Two Lonely People")
 1969 Civilisation (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Smile of Reason (1969) ... (writer: "In the days of my youth" - uncredited)
 1945 Pink String and Sealing Wax (writer: "Virtue's Treasure" - uncredited)
Hide Hide Show Show Writer (8 credits)
 2009 Acis and Galatea (TV Movie) (libretto)
 1991 The Beggar's Opera (libretto "The Beggar's Opera")
 1983 The Beggar's Opera (TV Movie) (by)
 1953 The Beggar's Opera (libretto)
 1952 CBS Television Workshop (TV Series) (libretto - 1 episode)
- The Beggar's Opera (1952) ... (libretto)
 1946 The Beggar's Opera (TV Movie) (by)
 1937 Damon and Phyllida (TV Short) (written by)
 1937 Polly (TV Movie) (written by)

Personal Details

Other Works:

The Beggar's Opera See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Print Biographies | See more »

Did You Know?

Star Sign:


Message Boards

Discuss John Gay on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page