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Grammy award-winning songwriter ("Hello Dolly!" [1965]), composer and author, educated at the University of Miami (Bachelor of Arts) and the Parsons School of Design. His stage scores include "I Feel Wonderful" and "Parade" (off-Broadway), "Night Cap" (for night clubs), and "Milk and Honey", "Mame", and "Hello Dolly!" (Tony and New York Drama ... See full bio »
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 2013 Matterhorn (writer: "I Am What I Am" - as J. Herman)
  BBC Proms (TV Series) (music - 1 episode, 2012) (writer - 1 episode, 2012)
- Prom 59: John Wilson on Broadway (2012) ... (music: "Mame") / (writer: "Tap Your Troubles Away")
 2011 Dancing Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #6.4 (2011) ... (writer: "Hello, Kelly!")
  Glee (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2010) (music - 1 episode, 2010)
- A Very Glee Christmas (2010) ... (lyrics: "We Need a Little Christmas" - uncredited) / (music: "We Need a Little Christmas" - uncredited)
 2009 BBC Electric Proms (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Dame Shirley Bassey (2009) ... (writer: "I Am What I Am")
 2008 WALL·E (lyrics: "Put On Your Sunday Clothes", "It Only Takes a Moment") / (music: "Put On Your Sunday Clothes", "It Only Takes a Moment")
 2007 Radio City Christmas Spectacular (TV Movie) (writer: "We Need A Little Christmas" - uncredited)
 2007 Raving (Short) (writer: "Hello, Dolly!")
 2006 Jackass Number Two (Documentary) ("The Best of Times")
 2005 The 59th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (writer: "La Cage aux Folles")
 2004 Two and a Half Men (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- A Kosher Slaughterhouse Out in Fontana (2004) ... (writer: "I Am What I Am" - uncredited)
 2003-2004 Great Performances (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Broadway's Lost Treasures II (2004) ... ("Bosom Buddies", "We Are What We Are" and "I Am What I Am")
- Broadway's Lost Treasures (2003) ... ("Before the Parade Passes By")
 2004 Connie and Carla (writer: "Mame")
 2003 Malcolm in the Middle (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Watching the Baby (2003) ... (writer: "Hello, Dolly!")
 2002 Gilmore Girls (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- One's Got Class and the Other One Dyes (2002) ... (writer: "Hello, Dolly!" - uncredited)
 2002 Wie die Karnickel (writer: "I Am What I Am")
 2002 Queer as Folk (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.16 (2002) ... (writer: "Put on Your Sunday Clothes")
 2001 Scary Movie 2 (writer: "Hello Dolly")
 2000 The 72nd Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (music: "The Cider House Rules")
 2000 Everybody Loves Raymond (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- What's with Robert? (2000) ... (writer: "Hello Dolly" - uncredited)
 1999 Dick (writer: "Hello Dolly")
 1999 Mystery Men (writer: "Hello Dolly")
 1998 Bernadette Peters in Concert (TV Movie) (writer: "Time Heals Everything" - uncredited)
 1998 När karusellerna sover (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.12 (1998) ... (music: "Hello Dolly")
 1998 Barney's Great Adventure (lyrics: "Barney - The Song") / (music: "Barney - The Song") / (writer: "Barney - The Song (Reprise)")
 1998 The 70th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (music: "The Full Monty")
 1997 Kiss Me, Guido (writer: "I Am What I Am")
 1996 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Brute Man (1996) ... (writer: "Hello, Dolly!")
 1994 Bert (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Närkontakt i sjätte klassen (1994) ... ("HELLO DOLLY")
 1993 Candles, Snow and Mistletoe ("We Need A Little Christmas", "We Need A Little Christmas (reprise)")
 1992 Tracey Ullman: A Class Act (TV Movie) (writer: "I Am What I Am")
  The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 1992) (music - 1 episode, 1992)
- Episode dated 22 May 1992 (1992) ... (lyrics: "Hello Dolly!" (1964) - uncredited) / (music: "Hello Dolly!" (1964) - uncredited)
 1992 Designing Women (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Mamed (1992) ... ("Mame", "Bosom Buddies")
 1992 Last Wish (TV Movie) (lyrics: "Hello Dolly") / (music: "Hello Dolly")
 1991 South of Wawa (writer: "My Best Girl")
 1989 American Masters (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Satchmo: The Life of Louis Armstrong (1989) ... (writer: "Hello, Dolly!")
 1989 Pero ¿esto qué es? (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 7 July 1989 (1989) ... (writer: "Hello, Dolly!")
 1989 Resurrected (writer: "Hello Dolly" - uncredited)
  Moonlighting (TV Series) (music - 1 episode, 1988) (writer - 1 episode, 1987)
- Between a Yuk and a Hard Place (1988) ... (music: "Hello, Dolly" - uncredited)
- A Trip to the Moon (1987) ... (writer: "Hello, Dolly!")
 1988 The Benny Hill Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #18.2 (1988) ... (writer: "The Best of Times")
 1987 A Muppet Family Christmas (TV Movie) (writer: "We Need a Little Christmas")
 1987 The 41st Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (writer: "Time Heals Everything", "Bosom Buddies")
 1986 The 40th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (writer: "Hello, Dolly!", "It Takes a Moment", "That's How Young I Feel", "The Best of Times")
 1985 Bassey: You Ain't Heard Nothing Yet (Video) (writer: "I Am What I Am")
 1985 Nothing Underneath (writer: "I Am What I Am")
 1984 The Facts of Life (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Christmas in the Big House (1984) ... ("We Need A Little Christmas")
 1984 The 38th Annual Tony Awards (TV Movie) (writer: "The Best of Times", "Milk and Honey", "Shalom", "Before the Parade Passes By", "It Only Takes a Moment", "Hello, Dolly!", "If He Walked Into My Life", "Mame", "I Don't Want To Know", "I Won't Send Roses", "Time Heals Everything", "We Are What We Are", "I Am What I Am", "The Best of Times (Reprise)")
 1982 Zeg 'ns Aaa (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Een middagje vissen (1982) ... (music: "Hallo, Nancy" (based on Hello, Dolly) - uncredited)
 1981 The 35th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (writer: "Mame", "Hello, Dolly!")
 1980 The Hollywood Knights (writer: "Hello Dolly")
 1979 Crossroads (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.3235 (1979) ... (writer: "We Need a Little Christmas")
 1979 De Mike Burstyn show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.5 (1979) ... (writer: "Hello Dolly")
 1978 The Muppet Show (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Pearl Bailey (1978) ... (writer: "Hello, Dolly!")
- Gilda Radner (1978) ... (writer: "Tap Your Troubles Away" - uncredited)
 1978 Good Times (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- That's Entertainment, Evans Style (1978) ... (writer: "Hello, Dolly!" - uncredited)
 1977 The 31st Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (writer: "Before the Parade Passes By")
 1977 The Brady Bunch Variety Hour (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.5 (1977) ... (writer: "Hello Dolly")
 1976 Sanford and Son (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Sanford and Gong (1976) ... (writer: "Hello, Dolly!" - uncredited)
 1976 Dolly (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.10 ... (writer: "Hello Dolly")
 1975 Dinah! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.44 (1975) ... (writer: "Look What Happened to Mabel")
 1974 The Ernie Sigley Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 24 September 1974 (1974) ... (writer: "Mame")
 1972-1973 The Graham Kennedy Show (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes)
- Episode dated 25 October 1973 (1973) ... (writer: "Dear World")
- Episode dated 6 September 1973 (1973) ... (writer: "Mame")
- Episode dated 15 February 1973 (1973) ... (writer: "Put on Your Sunday Clothes")
- Episode dated 12 October 1972 (1972) ... (writer: "Dear World")
- Episode dated 10 October 1972 (1972) ... (writer: "Mame")
 1973 The Julie Andrews Hour (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.19 (1973) ... (writer: "I Don't Want to Know")
 1968-1971 The Dean Martin Show (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #7.14 (1971) ... (writer: "That's How Young I Feel", "Dancing" - uncredited)
- Episode #3.28 (1968) ... (writer: "Mame" - uncredited)
  The Partridge Family (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 1971) (music - 1 episode, 1971)
- The Forty-Year Itch (1971) ... (lyrics: "My Best Girl") / (music: "My Best Girl")
 1970 Jimmy Durante Presents the Lennon Sisters (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.21 (1970) ... (writer: "If He Walked Into My Life" - uncredited)
 1969 Hello, Dolly! (writer: "Just Leave Everything To Me" (1964), "It Takes a Woman" (1964), "It Takes a Woman (Reprise)" (1964), "Ribbons Down My Back" (1964), "Dancing" (1964), "Before the Parade Passes By" (1964), "Elegance" (1964), "Love Is Only Love" (1964), "The Waiters' Gallop" (1964), "Hello, Dolly!" (1964), "It Only Takes a Moment" (1964), "So Long, Dearie" (1964) (1964), "Finale" (Medley) (1964), "Call on Dolly", "Main Titles (Overture)", "Hello, Dolly! (Instrumental)", "Intermission", "Dancing (Instrumental)", "Put On Your Sunday Clothes (Instrumental)", "It Only Takes a Moment (Instrumental)", "It Takes a Woman/Put On Your Sunday Clothes Medley", "Hello, Dolly! (Reprise)", "Closing Credits" - uncredited)
 1968-1969 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Episode #23.1 (1969) ... (writer: "Hello, Dolly!", "Before the Parade Passes By", "So Long, Dearie" - uncredited)
- Episode #22.27 (1969) ... (writer: "If He Walked into My Life" - uncredited)
- Episode #21.27 (1968) ... (writer: "It's Today")
  The Kraft Music Hall (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 1969) (music - 1 episode, 1969) (writer - 1 episode, 1969)
- Broadway's Best: 1969 (1969) ... (lyrics: "If He Walked Into My Life") / (music: "If He Walked Into My Life")
- Jimmy Durante and Don Knotts Do Their Thing... Also! (1969) ... (writer: "Dear World")
 1969 Carol Channing and Pearl Bailey: On Broadway (TV Movie) (lyrics: "Elegance", "Hello Dolly") / (music: "Elegance", "Hello Dolly")
 1968 That's Life (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Happy New Year (1968) ... (writer: "Dear World")
 1968 The 22nd Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (writer: "Put on Your Sunday Clothes/So Long, Dearie")
 1967 The Porter Wagoner Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Bobby Bare (1967) ... (writer: "Hello Dolly/Too Old to Cut the Mustard Medley")
 1967 Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass (TV Movie) (writer: "Mame")
 1967 Go!!! (TV Movie) (writer: "Mame")
 1967 Center Stage (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Barbara McNair and Duke Ellington Special (1967) ... (writer: "Hello, Dolly!")
 1967 The Lawrence Welk Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Songs of the South (1967) ... (writer: "Mame" - uncredited)
 1966 The Danny Kaye Show (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #4.9 (1966) ... (writer: "Hello, Dolly")
- Episode #4.4 (1966) ... (writer: "Hello, Dolly!" (uncredited), "Hello, Dolly!")
 1966 Mickie Finn's (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.12 (1966) ... (writer: "Mame")
 1964-1965 Shindig! (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #2.15 (1965) ... (writer: "Hello, Dolly")
- Episode #1.2 (1964) ... (writer: "Hello Dolly")
  The Dick Van Dyke Show (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 1965) (music - 1 episode, 1965)
- Stacey Petrie: Part II (1965) ... (lyrics: "Hello, Dolly!" - uncredited) / (music: "Hello, Dolly!" - uncredited)
 1964-1965 The Jack Benny Program (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Jack Jones Show (1965) ... (writer: "It Only Takes a Moment" - uncredited)
- The Lucille Ball Show (1964) ... (writer: "Hello Dolly" - uncredited)
 1959 The Wonderful World of Tupperware (Short) (lyrics: "Hello Dolly!") / (music: "Hello Dolly!")
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His musical, "La Cage Aux Folles," was performed at the Candlelight Dinner Playhouse in Chicago, Illinois, with James Harms in the cast. The crew included Rudy Hogenmiller and James Harms (choreographers) and Jack Kirkby (costume designer). See more »

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Personal Quote:

Too commercial? What is that? I love the word 'commercial'.

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He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Live Theatre at 7095 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California. See more »

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