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Adolph Green (I) (1914–2002)

Songwriter ("New York, New York", "The Party's Over", "Just in Time", "Make Someone Happy"), author and actor, educated at City College of New York. While he was a student, he acted with the Washington Square Players and had a part in the road company of "Having a Wonderful Time". A member of The Revuers with Betty Comden (with whom he also ... See full bio »

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 2014 Peter Pan Live! (TV Movie) (lyrics: "Never Never Land", "Vengeance", "Wendy", "Only Pretend", "A Wonderful World Without Peter", "True Blood Brothers", "Distant Melody", "Hook's Waltz", "Only Pretend/Tender Shepherd (Reprise)", "Finale Ultimo")
 2014 Strictly Come Dancing (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Week 3: Movie Special (2014) ... (writer: "New York, New York" - uncredited)
 2009-2014 So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (lyrics - 3 episodes)
- Top 20 Perform, 2 Eliminated (2014) ... (lyrics: "New York, New York")
- 1 of 7 Voted Off (2010) ... (lyrics: "Charleston")
- Top 16 Perform (2009) ... (lyrics: "Moses Supposes")
 2013 Bunheads (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- There's Nothing Worse Than a Pantsuit (2013) ... (lyrics: "It's a Perfect Relationship" - uncredited)
  Glee (TV Series) (lyrics - 2 episodes, 2010 - 2012) (writer - 1 episode, 2011)
- Swan Song (2012) ... (lyrics: "Being Good (Isn't Good Enough)" - uncredited)
- New York (2011) ... (writer: "I Love New York / New York, New York" - uncredited)
- Furt (2010) ... (lyrics: "Ohio" - uncredited)
 2011 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #20.7 (2011) ... (lyrics: "Music Is Better Than Words")
 2011 Gent de paraula (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.17 (2011) ... (lyrics: "New York, New York")
 2010 Sir John Dankworth at the BBC (TV Movie) (writer: "Just In Time", "Make Someone Happy")
 2010 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Jude Law/Pearl Jam (2010) ... (lyrics: "New York, New York" - uncredited)
 2009 BBC Proms (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Prom 22: A Celebration of Classic MGM Film Musicals (2009) ... (lyrics: "I Like Myself")
 2008 Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical Treasure (TV Movie documentary) (lyrics: "New York, New York" - uncredited)
 2007 American Masters (TV Series documentary) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Tony Bennett: The Music Never Ends (2007) ... (lyrics: "Just in Time")
 2007 The 61st Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (writer: "Look Around")
 2006 Tony Bennett: An American Classic (TV Special) (writer: "Just in Time")
 2006 Ugly Betty (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Lyin', the Watch and the Wardrobe (2006) ... (writer: "New York, New York" - uncredited)
 2006 Inside the Actors Studio (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Liza Minnelli (2006) ... (writer: "If You Hadn't, But You Did")
 2004 The 58th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (lyrics: "Swing!")
 2004 Curb Your Enthusiasm (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Mel's Offer (2004) ... (lyrics: "Just in Time" - uncredited)
 2003 The 57th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (lyrics: "New York, New York")
 2003 Six Feet Under (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Perfect Circles (2003) ... (writer: "Some Other Time (Well Catch Up)")
 2002 Elaine Stritch at Liberty (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "There Never Was A Baby Like My Baby", "The Party's Over")
  Sex and the City (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2002) (performer - 1 episode, 2002)
- All That Glitters (2002) ... (lyrics: "New York New York! / Lonely Town") / (performer: "New York New York! / Lonely Town")
 2000 Hinter Gittern - Der Frauenknast (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Kettenreaktion (2000) ... (writer: "Just In Time")
 1999 Great Performances (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- My Favorite Broadway: The Leading Ladies (1999) ... (lyrics: "I Can Cook, Too")
 1998 Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- It's Only a Paper Moon (1998) ... (writer: "Just in Time")
 1994 Takin' Over the Asylum (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- You Always Hurt the One You Love (1994) ... (writer: "The Party's Over")
 1992 MGM: When the Lion Roars (TV Mini-Series documentary) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- The Lion in Winter (1992) ... (lyrics: "New York, New York" - uncredited)
 1991 The 45th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (lyrics: "Will-A-Mania", "Favorite Son")
 1987 It's Garry Shandling's Show. (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Force Boxman (1987) ... (lyrics: "New York, New York")
 1987 A Musical Toast: The Stars Shine on Public Television (TV Movie) (lyrics: "Some Other Time")
 1986 The 40th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (lyrics: "It's Love", "My Own Morning")
 1986 The Benny Hill Show (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- The Herd (1986) ... (lyrics: "The Party's Over")
 1985 The 39th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (lyrics: "Never Never Land", "The Party's Over", "Make Someone Happy", "My Own Morning", "Our Private World")
 1978 The Muppet Show (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Cloris Leachman (1978) ... (lyrics: "Just In Time")
 1977 Dinah! (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.99 (1977) ... (lyrics: "Just in Time")
 1975 The Sweeney (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Jigsaw (1975) ... (lyrics: "Just in time" - uncredited)
 1973 Magnavox Presents Frank Sinatra (TV Special documentary) (writer: "New York, New York")
 1973 The Graham Kennedy Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 8 March 1973 (1973) ... (writer: "Make Someone Happy")
 1970 The Doris Day Show (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Tony Bennett Is Eating Here (1970) ... (lyrics: "Just in Time" - uncredited)
 1970 Liza (TV Movie) (writer: "New York, New York")
 1968 The Merv Griffin Show (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 23 December 1968 (1968) ... (lyrics: "Just in Time")
 1968 The Dean Martin Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #4.6 (1968) ... (writer: "The French Lesson" - uncredited)
 1968 The 22nd Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (lyrics: "Smile, Smile")
 1967 The Carol Burnett Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.2 (1967) ... (writer: "Just In Time" as part of a Time Medley)
 1967 The Monkees (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Monkees Manhattan Style (1967) ... (writer: "New York, New York")
 1966 The Hollywood Palace (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.33 (1966) ... (lyrics: "New York, New York" - uncredited)
  The Danny Kaye Show (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 1965) (writer - 1 episode, 1963)
- Episode #2.28 (1965) ... (lyrics: "The Party's Over")
- Episode #1.14 (1963) ... (writer: "Comes Once in a Lifetime" - uncredited)
 1963 The Dinah Shore Chevy Show (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #7.8 (1963) ... (lyrics: "Just in Time")
 1963 The Dick Van Dyke Show (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- The Foul Weather Girl (1963) ... (lyrics: "Just In Time" - uncredited)
 1962 The Judy Garland Show (TV Special) (lyrics: "Just in Time")
 1961 Yves Montand on Broadway (TV Movie) (lyrics: "Just in Time" - uncredited)
 1955-1961 Make Room for Daddy (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Hen-pecked Charley (1961) ... (writer: "Make Someone Happy" - uncredited)
- Peter Pan (1955) ... (writer: "Neverland")
 1960 Peter Pan (TV Movie) (lyrics: "Never-Never Land", "Wendy", "O My Mysterious Lady", "Ugg-a-Wugg", "Distant Melody", "Hook's Waltz")
 1958-1960 Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall (TV Series) (lyrics - 3 episodes)
- Episode #13.10 (1960) ... (lyrics: "New York, New York" - uncredited)
- Episode #10.32 (1958) ... (lyrics: "Dance Only with Me" - uncredited)
- Episode #10.18 (1958) ... (lyrics: "Just in Time", "The French Lesson" - uncredited)
 1960 The Steve Allen Plymouth Show (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 16 May 1960 (1960) ... (lyrics: "Just In Time" - uncredited)
 1960 The Frank Sinatra Timex Show: To the Ladies (TV Movie) (lyrics: "Lonely Town" - uncredited)
 1958 Wonderful Town (TV Movie) (lyrics: "Christopher Street", "Ohio", "One Hundred Easy Ways", "What a Waste", "A Little Bit in Love", "Conversation Piece", "A Quiet Girl", "Conga!", "My Darlin' Eileen", "Swing!", "It's Love", "Wrong Note Rag", "Finale: It's Love (reprise)")
 1958 The Frank Sinatra Show (TV Series) (lyrics - 3 episodes)
- Pat Suzuki and Natalie Wood (1958) ... (lyrics: "Lonely Town" - uncredited)
- Edie Adams (1958) ... (lyrics: "It's Love" - uncredited)
- Jeannie Carson (1958) ... (lyrics: "Lonely Town" - uncredited)
 1958 The Lux Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.18 (1958) ... (writer: "Salzberg")
 1958 Country Style, U.S.A. (TV Series short) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.11 (1958) ... (lyrics: "The Party's Over")
 1956 Omnibus (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- The American Musical Comedy (1956) ... (lyrics: "Opening Medley")
 1955 MGM Parade (TV Series) (lyrics - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1955) ... (lyrics: "I Like Myself" - uncredited)
- Episode #1.1 (1955) ... (lyrics: "Baby, You Knock Me Out" (1955) - uncredited)
 1950 The Frank Sinatra Show (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.5 (1950) ... (lyrics: "Let's Go Up to My Place")
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Cy Coleman, Betty Comden, and his musical, "On the Twentieth Century," was performed at Her Majesty's Theatre in London, England with Keith Michell, Julia McKenzie, Mark Wynter and Ann Beach in the cast. Peter Coe was director. See more »

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You sit down to do a job. By the time it's over, if you're lucky, it's been much more than a job. Yes, you've poured a lot of yourself into it, much more than you knew. See more »

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Inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1980. See more »

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