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Haven Gillespie (1888–1975)

Songwriter ("Santa Claus Is Coming to Town," "Breezin' Along With the Breeze", "You Go To My Head," "That Lucky Old Sun"), and composer who left high school to enter the printing trade and soon became a "song plugger" for the music industry. He worked for the New York Times and other newspapers. After a bout with alcoholism and the loss of his ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Godfather
The Godfather Soundtrack
(1972)
Home Alone
Home Alone Soundtrack
(1990)
Road to Perdition
Road to Perdition Soundtrack
(2002)
Hellboy II: The Golden Army
(2008)

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  The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (music - 1 episode, 2016) (writer - 1 episode, 2014)
- Jim Parsons/Evan & Jillian/DEC 99th (2016) ... (music: "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town" - uncredited)
- Chris Pine/David Oyelowo/Bobby Flay (2014) ... (writer: "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town")
 2012-2016 Mike & Mike (TV Series) (lyrics - 5 episodes)
- Episode dated 21 December 2016 (2016) ... (lyrics: "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town")
- Episode dated 23 December 2015 (2015) ... (lyrics: "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town")
- Episode dated 24 December 2014 (2014) ... (lyrics: "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town")
- Episode dated 23 December 2014 (2014) ... (lyrics: "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town")
- Episode dated 21 December 2012 (2012) ... (lyrics: "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town" - uncredited)
 2016 Bright Lights: Starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town" - uncredited)
 2016 Christmas Is (TV Movie) (lyrics: "Santa Claus is Coming to Town" 1934) / (music: "Santa Claus is Coming to Town" 1934)
 2015 Strictly Come Dancing (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Christmas Special 2015 (2015) ... (writer: "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town" - uncredited)
 2015 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Tina Fey & Amy Poehler/Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band (2015) ... (writer: "Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town" - uncredited)
 2015 A Kylie Christmas: Live from the Royal Albert Hall (TV Movie) (writer: "Santa Claus is Coming to Town")
 2014 Mozart in the Jungle (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- You Go to My Head (2014) ... (writer: "You Go To My Head" - uncredited)
 2014 Tidsrejsen (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- På flugt (2014) ... (writer: "Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town")
- Tiden står stille (2014) ... (writer: "Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town")
 2013 14.000.000.000$!!! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.4 (2013) ... (writer: "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town")
 2013 De wereld draait door (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 13 December 2013 (2013) ... (writer: "Santa Claus is coming to town")
 2013 Michael Feinstein's American Songbook (TV Mini-Series documentary) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- On the Air (2013) ... (lyrics: "(I'm In Love With You) Honey")
 2012 The Richest Songs in the World (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Santa Claus is Coming to Town" - uncredited)
  Parenthood (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2012) (music - 1 episode, 2012)
- What to My Wondering Eyes (2012) ... (lyrics: "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town" - uncredited) / (music: "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town" - uncredited)
 2012 The X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Live Final Results (2012) ... (writer: "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town" - uncredited)
 2011 No me la puc treure del cap (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Nadal (2011) ... (writer: "Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town")
 2011 Britain's Favourite Christmas Songs (TV Movie documentary) (lyrics: "Cruise Into Christmas") / (writer: "Santa Claus is Comin' to Town")
 2011 Vampire Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Secrets of Santa Claus (2011) ... (writer: "Santa Claus is Coming to Town")
 2011 Doctors (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Season to Be Jolly (2011) ... (writer: "Santa Claus is Coming to Town")
 2011 Glee (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Extraordinary Merry Christmas (2011) ... (writer: "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town" - uncredited)
 2011 Kirstie's Handmade Britain (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Kirstie's Handmade Christmas (2011) ... (writer: "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town" - uncredited)
 2011 Eureka (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Do You See What I See (2011) ... (writer: "Santa Claus Is Coming To Town" - uncredited)
 2010 Danville 2nd Ward Young Men (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Amazing Race Birthday Party 2010 (2010) ... (writer: "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town" - uncredited)
 2010 Raising Hope (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Toy Story (2010) ... (writer: "Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town" - uncredited)
 2009 The National Christmas Tree Lighting (TV Special) (writer: "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town")
  It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2009) (music - 1 episode, 2009)
- A Very Sunny Christmas (2009) ... (lyrics: "Santa Claus is Coming to Town" - uncredited) / (music: "Santa Claus is Coming to Town" - uncredited)
 2006-2009 Cold Case (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- WASP (2009) ... (writer: "You Go To My Head")
- Sandhogs (2006) ... (writer: "That Lucky Old Sun (Just Rolls Around Heaven All Day)")
 2008 The Angry Video Game Nerd (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Bible Games 2 (2008) ... ("The Angry Video Game Nerd is Here", uncredited)
 2008 DR's store juleshow (TV Special documentary) (writer: "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town")
 2008 A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa (TV Movie) (writer: "Santa Claus Is Coming To Town")
 2007 Radio City Christmas Spectacular (TV Movie) (writer: "Santa Claus is Coming to Town" - uncredited)
 2007 Bones (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Santa in the Slush (2007) ... (writer: "Santa Claus is Coming to Town", "Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town")
 2006 Ugly Betty (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Fake Plastic Snow (2006) ... (writer: "Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town" - uncredited)
 2006 Criminal Minds (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- The Fisher King: Part 1 (2006) ... (lyrics: "You Go to My Head" - uncredited)
 2006 The Sopranos (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Luxury Lounge (2006) ... (writer: "You Go to My Head")
 2005 American Experience (TV Series documentary) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Race to the Moon (2005) ... (lyrics: "Santa Claus is Coming to Town")
 2004 Soundstage (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Chris Isaak Christmas (2004) ... (writer: "Santa Claus is Coming to Town")
 2003 The Bold and the Beautiful (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.4200 (2003) ... (writer: "Santa Claus Is Coming To Town")
 2003 Deutschland sucht den Superstar (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Mottoshow #4 - Christmas Songs (2003) ... (writer: "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town")
 2003 Ídolos (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Gala 7 - Temas Natalícios (2003) ... (writer: "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town")
 2003 The O.C. (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Best Chrismukkah Ever (2003) ... (writer: "Santa Claus is Coming to Town")
 2003 Pop Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Live Show 7: Christmas Songs (2003) ... (writer: "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town")
 2003 Six Feet Under (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Perfect Circles (2003) ... (writer: "Santa Claus is Coming to Town")
 2002 Ed (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Makeovers (2002) ... (writer: "Santa Claus Is Coming To Town")
 2001 The King of Queens (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Ovary Action (2001) ... (writer: "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town" - uncredited)
 2000 Kun joulu on - Arja Korisevan joulukonsertti (TV Movie) (writer: "Joulupukki matkaan jo käy" (Santa Claus is Coming to Town))
 1998 The Practice (TV Series) (1 episode)
- State of Mind (1998) ... ("Santa Claus is Comin' To Town", uncredited)
 1997 A Gala Christmas in Vienna (TV Movie) (writer: "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town")
 1997 Ally McBeal (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Silver Bells (1997) ... (writer: "Santa Claus Is Coming To Town")
 1994 Stars in Their Eyes (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Christmas Special 1993 (1994) ... (writer: "Rock Medley")
 1992 Only Fools and Horses.... (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Mother Nature's Son (1992) ... (writer: "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town" - uncredited)
 1992 It's Christmastime Again, Charlie Brown (TV Short) (writer: "Santa Claus Is Coming To Town" - uncredited)
 1990 Christmas at Home (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town")
 1988 Day by Day (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Merry Kristin (1988) ... (writer: "Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town" - uncredited)
 1987 A Muppet Family Christmas (TV Movie) (writer: "Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town")
 1987 Laguna Heat (TV Movie) (writer: "You Go To My Head")
 1985 Moonlighting (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Twas the Episode Before Christmas (1985) ... (writer: "Santa Claus Is Coming To Town")
 1985 Remington Steele (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Dancer, Prancer, Donner and Steele (1985) ... (writer: "Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town")
 1981 Ciranda de Pedra (TV Series) (writer: "You Go To My Head")
 1980 M*A*S*H (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Death Takes a Holiday (1980) ... (writer: "Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town" - uncredited)
 1979 This Old House (TV Series documentary) (writer: "Louisiana Fairy Tale")
 1978 The Carpenters: A Christmas Portrait (TV Special) (writer: "Santa Claus Is Coming To Town")
 1977 All You Need Is Love (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Always Chasing Rainbows: Tin Pan Alley (1977) ... (writer: "Honey" - uncredited)
 1976 The Sonny and Cher Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.11 (1976) ... (writer: "Santa Claus Is Coming To Town")
 1975 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #14.236 (1975) ... (writer: "Santa Claus is Coming to Town")
 1974 The Perry Como Christmas Show (TV Special) (writer: "Santa Claus is Coming to Town")
 1970 Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town (TV Movie) (lyrics: "Santa Claus is Comin' to Town")
 1969 An Old-Time Country Christmas (TV Movie) (writer: "Santa Claus is Coming to Town")
 1969 The Mike Douglas Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #9.57 (1969) ... (writer: "Breezin' Along With the Breeze")
 1969 The Johnny Cash Show (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.14 (1969) ... (lyrics: "That Lucky Old Sun")
 1968 The Lucy Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Lucy and 'The Boss of the Year' Award (1968) ... (writer: "Honey (I'm in Love With You)" - uncredited)
 1967 Petticoat Junction (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Kate's Cousin Mae (1967) ... (lyrics: "Honey" - uncredited)
 1965 The Lawrence Welk Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Songs of the Sun and Moon (1965) ... (writer: "That Lucky Old Sun" - uncredited)
 1964 Shindig! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.16 (1964) ... (writer: "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town")
  Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall (TV Series) (lyrics - 2 episodes, 1959 - 1963) (writer - 1 episode, 1959)
- Episode #15.17 (1963) ... (lyrics: "Breezin' Along With the Breeze" - uncredited)
- Episode #12.10 (1959) ... (lyrics: "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town" - uncredited)
- Episode #11.19 (1959) ... (writer: "Breezin' Along With The Breeze" - uncredited)
 1961 The Bell Telephone Hour (TV Series) (1 episode)
- A Trip to Christmas (1961) ... ("Santa Claus is Comin' To Town" (partial), uncredited)
 1960 The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- A Piano for the Fraternity (1960) ... (writer: "Santa Claus is Coming to Town")
 1960 Hawaiian Eye (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- I Wed Three Wives (1960) ... (lyrics: "Breezin' Along with the Breeze" - uncredited)
 1957 Dixieland Small-Fry (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Music of Christmas (1957) ... (writer: "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town" - uncredited)
 1957 The Frank Sinatra Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Happy Holidays with Bing and Frank (1957) ... (writer: "Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town" - uncredited)
 1957 The Lux Show (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.8 (1957) ... ("You're from Kentucky as Sure as You're Born")
 1957 The Edsel Show (TV Special) (lyrics: "You Go to My Head" - uncredited)
 1956 The Nat King Cole Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.8 (1956) ... (writer: "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town" - uncredited)
 1955 Your Hit Parade (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 24 December 1955 (1955) ... (writer: "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town")
 1955 Those Whiting Girls (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Carnival Incident (1955) ... (writer: "Breezing Along With The Breeze" (1926))
 1955 The Jane Froman Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Old West (1955) ... (writer: "Breezin' Along with the Breeze" - uncredited)
 1954 Make Room for Daddy (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Terry's Boyfriend (1954) ... (writer: "Breezin' Along With The Breeze" - uncredited)
 1954 I Love Lucy (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Ricky's Hawaiian Vacation (1954) ... (writer: "Honey (I'm in Love With You)" - uncredited)
 1953 The Liberace Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Christmas Show (1953) ... (writer: "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town")
 1951 The Frank Sinatra Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.22 (1951) ... (writer: "That Lucky Old Sun")
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