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Edward Heyman (1907–1981)

Lyricist ("When I Fall in Love," "Body and Soul"), author and producer, educated at the University of Michigan. He wrote college musicals, then Broadway musicals, including "Here Goes the Bride," "Through the Years," "Murder at the Vanities," and "Pardon Our French," plus "Bluebird of Happiness" for Radio City Music Hall. Coming to Hollywood in ... See full bio »


(age 74) in Jalisco, Mexico

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  Boardwalk Empire (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2014) (writer - 1 episode, 2014)
- Golden Days for Boys and Girls (2014) ... (performer: "Out of Nowhere" - uncredited) / (writer: "Out of Nowhere" - uncredited)
 2013 Since I Don't Have You (writer: "When I Fall In Love")
 2013/I About Time (writer: "When I Fall in Love")
 2013 The Mark of Beauty (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Tokyo no mizube (2013) ... (writer: "I Cover The Water Front")
 2012 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Honoring Veterans (2012) ... (writer: "Love Letters")
 2012 Ginger & Rosa (writer: "Body and Soul")
 2012 Killing Them Softly (writer: "Love Letters")
 2011 Premios Ondas 2011 (TV Special) (writer: "Body and Soul")
 2011 Lena (writer: "Body & Soul")
 2011 Dark Horse (writer: "When I Fall In Love")
 2010 A Star Is Born: Special Features (Video) (lyrics: "Easy Come, Easy Go")
 2009 My Music: The Big Band Years (TV Movie) (lyrics: "Boo-Hoo")
 2009 Chris Botti in Boston (TV Movie) (writer: "When I Fall In Love")
 2008 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (writer: "OUT OF NOWHERE")
 2008 Por Toda Minha Vida (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Dolores Duran (2008) ... (writer: "Body and Soul")
 2007 Slipstream (writer: "Theme")
 2007 Does Your Soul Have a Cold? (Documentary) (writer: "Body and Soul")
 2007 A Grande Família: O Filme (writer: "Blue Star (The Medic Theme)")
 2006 The Wire (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Know Your Place (2006) ... (lyrics: "I Cover the Waterfront" - uncredited)
 2006 The Beales of Grey Gardens (Documentary) (lyrics: "You Oughta Be in Pictures")
 2005 Good Night, and Good Luck. (lyrics: "When I Fall in Love" (1952))
 2005 Elvis: The Last 24 Hours (TV Movie) (writer: "Love Letters")
 2004 Hellboy (writer: "Easy Come, Easy Go")
 2003 Cambridge Spies (TV Mini-Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.2 (2003) ... (lyrics: "I Cover the Waterfront" - uncredited)
 2002 Catch Me If You Can (writer: "Body & Soul")
 2001 Domestic Disturbance ("When I Fall in Love")
 2001 Kira's Reason: A Love Story (as Heymann, "Body and Soul")
 2000 Edderkoppen (TV Mini-Series) ("Body and soul")
 2000 Snow Day (writer: "Love Letters")
 2000 Down to You (writer: "When I Fall In Love" - as Edward Hayman)
 1999 Sweet and Lowdown (lyrics: "Out of Nowhere" (1931))
 1999 Pepe Guindo (writer: "Out of Nowhere" - as E. Heyman)
  American Masters (TV Series documentary) (lyrics - 2 episodes, 1989 - 1999) (performer - 1 episode, 1999)
- Yours for a Song: The Women of Tin Pan Alley (1999) ... (lyrics: "You Oughta Be in Pictures", "Ho-Hum", "My Silent Love" - uncredited) / (performer: "Ho-Hum" - uncredited)
- Satchmo: The Life of Louis Armstrong (1989) ... (lyrics: "I Cover the Waterfront")
 1999 Neighborhoods: The Hidden Cities of San Francisco - The Fillmore (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "OUT OF NOWHERE")
 1999 Eyes Wide Shut (lyrics: "When I Fall in Love" (1952), "Blame It on My Youth" (1934))
 1999 The Thirteenth Floor (writer: "Easy Come, Easy Go")
 1999 At First Sight (writer: "Easy Come Easy Go")
 1998 One True Thing (writer: "Body and Soul")
 1998 Celebrity (lyrics: "You Oughta Be In Pictures" (1934))
 1998 Wrongfully Accused (writer: "When I Fall In Love")
 1997 Dusk 'til Dawn (writer: "Body and soul")
 1997 Deconstructing Harry (lyrics: "Out of Nowhere" (1931))
 1997 This World, Then the Fireworks (writer: "MY SILENT LOVE")
 1995 Sabrina ("Love Letters")
 1995 Let It Be Me (writer: "Blame It On My Youth" - as E. Heyman)
 1995 Alys Robi (TV Mini-Series) (lyrics - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1995) ... (lyrics: "Body and Soul" (1930))
- Episode #1.1 (1995) ... (lyrics: "Body and Soul" (1930))
 1995 Se7en (writer: "I Cover the Waterfront")
 1995 Falling for You (TV Movie) (writer: "WHEN I FALL IN LOVE")
 1995 Carpenters: Interpretations - A 25th Anniversary Celebration (Video short) (writer: "When I Fall In Love")
 1994 Alys Robi (TV Series documentary) (writer: "Body & Soul")
 1994 A Man of No Importance (writer: "Love Letters")
 1993 Hookers Hustlers Pimps and Their Johns (Documentary) (writer: "Body and Soul")
 1993 Manhattan Murder Mystery (lyrics: "Out of Nowhere" (1931))
 1993 The Firm (writer: "When I Fall In Love")
 1993 Sleepless in Seattle (writer: "When I Fall In Love")
 1993 Torch Song (TV Movie) (writer: "WHEN I FALL IN LOVE")
 1992 Malcolm X (writer: "I Cover the Waterfront")
 1992 Home Improvement (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Birds of a Feather Flock to Taylor (1992) ... (lyrics: "When I Fall in Love" - uncredited)
 1991 The Rocketeer (writer: "ALL DRESSED UP AND NO PLACE TO GO")
 1991 Guilty by Suspicion (writer: "EASY COME, EASY GO")
 1990 The Crossing (lyrics: "Love Letters")
 1990 Funny About Love (lyrics: "Out of Nowhere")
 1990 I Hired a Contract Killer ("Body And Soul")
 1990 Joe Versus the Volcano (writer: "I Cover the Waterfront")
 1989 Teenage Babylon (Short) (as Heyman, "When I Fall In Love")
 1989 Strapless (writer: "When I Fall In Love")
 1989 The Wonder Years (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Pottery Will Get You Nowhere (1989) ... (writer: "When I Fall In Love")
 1988 Torch Song Trilogy (lyrics: "Body and Soul")
 1988 Let's Get Lost (Documentary) ("Blame it on My Youth")
 1988 Driving Me Crazy (Documentary) (writer: "Body and Soul" - uncredited)
 1988 Star Trek: The Next Generation (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Big Goodbye (1988) ... ("Out of Nowhere")
 1987 September ("Out of Nowhere")
 1987 Fatal Attraction (lyrics: "WHEN I FALL IN LOVE" (1952))
 1987 Shy People (writer: "Body and Soul")
 1987 Falcon Crest (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Loose Cannons (1987) ... (writer: "Body And Soul" - uncredited)
- Body and Soul (1987) ... (writer: "Body And Soul" - uncredited)
 1987 Radio Days (lyrics: "Body and Soul" (1930))
 1986 'Round Midnight (writer: "Body and Soul", "I Cover The Waterfront")
 1986 Blue Velvet (writer: "Love Letters")
 1986 Mona Lisa ("WHEN I FALL IN LOVE")
 1986 When I Fall in Love (writer: "When I Fall In Love")
 1985 The Color Purple (lyrics: "Body and Soul")
 1985 After Hours (lyrics: "Body and Soul")
 1984 All of Me (writer: "Out of Nowhere")
 1983 Hollywood Out-takes and Rare Footage (Documentary) (lyrics: "My Silent Love" (1932) - uncredited)
 1976-1981 M*A*S*H (TV Series) (lyrics - 2 episodes)
- Snap Judgment (1981) ... (lyrics: "You Oughta Be In Pictures" (1934) - uncredited)
- Lt. Radar O'Reilly (1976) ... (lyrics: "You Oughta Be In Pictures" (1934) - uncredited)
 1981 American Pop (writer: "Body and Soul")
 1980 Private Benjamin (as E. Heyman, "Body and Soul" (1930), uncredited)
 1980 Joe Albany... a Jazz Life (Documentary) (lyrics: "Body and Soul")
 1980 Stardust Memories (writer: "Body and Soul" (1930))
 1980 The Carpenters: Music, Music, Music (TV Special) (writer: "When I Fall in Love")
 1978 The Muppet Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Gilda Radner (1978) ... (writer: "Body and Soul")
 1978 Pennies from Heaven (TV Mini-Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Easy Come, Easy Go (1978) ... (lyrics: "Easy Come, Easy Go" - uncredited)
  All You Need Is Love (TV Series documentary) (lyrics - 1 episode, 1977) (performer - 1 episode, 1977)
- Always Chasing Rainbows: Tin Pan Alley (1977) ... (lyrics: "Ho-Hum" - uncredited) / (performer: "Ho-Hum" - uncredited)
 1976 It's Showtime (Documentary) (lyrics: "Fido and Me", "You Oughta Be In Pictures" - uncredited)
 1974 The Conversation (lyrics: "Out of Nowhere" (1931))
 1974 The Carol Burnett Show (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #7.20 (1974) ... (lyrics: "Blame It on My Youth")
 1971 Our American Musical Heritage (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 14 September 1971 (1971) ... (lyrics: "You Oughta Be in Pictures" - uncredited)
 1969 They Shoot Horses, Don't They? (lyrics: "Easy Come, Easy Go" (1934))
 1969 Petticoat Junction (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Billie Jo and the Big Big Star (1969) ... (lyrics: "When I Fall in Love" - uncredited)
 1968 Dean Martin Presents the Golddiggers (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.4 (1968) ... (lyrics: "You Oughta Be in Pictures" - uncredited)
 1967 Frank Sinatra: A Man and His Music + Ella + Jobim (TV Special) (lyrics: "Body and Soul" - uncredited)
 1967 The Busy Body (lyrics: "Out of Nowhere" - uncredited)
 1967 The Dean Martin Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.25 (1967) ... (writer: "Boo-Hoo" - uncredited)
 1966 The Swinger (lyrics: "I Wanna Be Loved")
 1966 The Danny Kaye Show (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #4.4 (1966) ... (lyrics: "Body and Soul" - uncredited)
 1966 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 14 July 1966 (1966) ... (lyrics: "Love Letters" - uncredited)
 1966 The Go!! Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.77 (1966) ... (writer: "Love Letters")
 1965 Inside Daisy Clover (lyrics: "You Oughta Be in Pictures" - uncredited)
 1964 Shindig! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.8 (1964) ... (writer: "Love Letters")
  The Jack Benny Program (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 1964) (lyrics - 1 episode, 1964)
- Don Breaks Leg (1964) ... (writer: "Body and Soul" - uncredited)
- Nat King Cole, Guest (1964) ... (lyrics: "When I Fall In Love" - uncredited)
 1962 Jackie Gleason: American Scene Magazine (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1962) ... (lyrics: "Love Makes the World Go Round")
 1960 Hawaiian Eye (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- The Kahuna Curtain (1960) ... (lyrics: "I Cover the Waterfront" - uncredited)
 1960 The Rat Race (writer: "Out of Nowhere" - uncredited)
 1958 Jazz Party (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.23 (1958) ... (writer: "Body and Soul")
- Episode #1.3 (1958) ... (writer: "Body and Soul")
 1957 The Joker Is Wild (lyrics: "Out of Nowhere" - uncredited)
 1957 Stars of Jazz (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 1 July 1957 (1957) ... (writer: "Body and Soul")
 1957 Istanbul (lyrics: "WHEN I FALL IN LOVE")
 1955 Desert Sands (lyrics: "Desert Sands")
 1955 Show Time at the Apollo (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Beale Street Revue ... (writer: "You're Mine in Every Way")
 1954 Medic (TV Series) (writer: "Blue Star")
 1954 Sabrina (lyrics: "My Silent Love" - uncredited)
 1953 Geraldine (lyrics: "Wintertime of Love")
 1953 A Perilous Journey (lyrics: "On the Rue De La Paix", "Bon Soir", "California")
 1952 Loan Shark ("Peru")
 1952 Dagmar's Canteen (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 12 April 1952 (1952) ... (lyrics: "Through the Years")
 1951 When I Fall in Love (Short) ("WHenI Fall in Love")
 1951 Starlift (lyrics: "You Oughta Be in Pictures" - uncredited)
 1951 A Place in the Sun (writer: "Out of Nowhere" (1931), "My Silent Love" - uncredited)
 1951 The Frank Sinatra Show (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.18 (1951) ... (lyrics: "I Wanna Be Loved" - uncredited)
 1949 You're My Everything (lyrics: "You Oughta Be in Pictures" - uncredited)
 1949 My Silent Love (Short) (lyrics: "My Silent Love")
 1948 The Morey Amsterdam Show (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.22 ... (lyrics: "You Oughta Be in Pictures")
 1948 On an Island with You (lyrics: "On an Island with You" (1948), "The Dog Song" (1948), "Takin' Miss Mary to the Ball" (1948), "If I Were You" (1948) - uncredited)
 1947 Magic Town ("MY BOOK OF MEMORY")
 1947 Body and Soul (lyrics: "Body and Soul")
 1947 Northwest Outpost (lyrics: "Weary", "Nearer Dearer", "Love Is the Time", "Tell Me with Your Eyes", "Raindrops on a Drum", "One More Mile to Go")
 1947 Living in a Big Way (lyrics: "Fido and Me" - uncredited)
 1946 Community Sing 7659: Aren't You Glad You're You (Short) (lyrics: "You Came Along (From Out of Nowhere)")
 1946 Her Kind of Man (lyrics: "Body and Soul")
 1946 Community Sing: Chickery Chick (Short) (lyrics: "You Came Along (From Out of Nowhere)")
 1945 You Came Along (lyrics: " (You Came Along from) Out of Nowhere" - uncredited)
 1945 Delightfully Dangerous (lyrics: "I'm Only Teasin'", "Once Upon A Song", "Through Your Eyes ... To Your Heart", "In A Shower Of Stars", "Mr. Strauss Goes To Town")
 1944 I Won't Play (Short) (lyrics: "Body and Soul" (1930) - uncredited)
 1943 So Proudly We Hail! (lyrics: "Loved One" (1943) - uncredited)
 1943 Ina Ray Hutton and Her Orchestra (Short) (lyrics: "My Silent Love")
 1942 Who's Who in the Zoo (Short) (lyrics: "You Oughta Be in Pictures" - uncredited)
 1941 Porky's Midnight Matinee (Short) (lyrics: "You Oughta Be in Pictures" - uncredited)
 1940 Room for Two (lyrics: "Just For the Fun of It")
 1940 King of the Lumberjacks (lyrics: "They Say" (1940))
 1939 Daughters Courageous (lyrics: "They Say" - uncredited)
 1939 Aladdin and His Wonderful Lamp (Short) (lyrics: "What Can I Do for You") / (music: "What Can I Do for You")
 1939 Three Kings and a Queen (Short) (lyrics: "You're Mine, You", "My Silent Love")
 1939 Let Freedom Ring (lyrics: "Where Else But Here" (1939) - uncredited)
 1939 Clyde Lucas and His Orchestra (Short) (lyrics: "Body and Soul" - uncredited)
 1938 Daffy Duck in Hollywood (Short) (lyrics: "You Oughta Be In Pictures" - uncredited)
 1937 Dead End (lyrics: "Boo-Hoo" (1937) - uncredited)
 1937 Don't Get Me Wrong (lyrics: "My Darling" - uncredited)
 1936 That Girl from Paris (lyrics: "The Call to Arms" (1936), "Love and Learn" (1936), "Seal It with a Kiss" (1936), "Moon Face" (1936), "My Nephew from Nice" (1936))
 1936 The First Baby (lyrics: "Joan of Arkansas")
 1936 Anything Goes ("Moonburn")
 1935 Professional Soldier (lyrics: "Joan of Arkansas")
 1935 Sweet Surrender (lyrics: "Take This Ring", "Love Makes the World Go Round", "When Morning Comes", "The Day You Were Born", "Sweet Surrender")
 1935 Stars Over Broadway (lyrics: "You Oughta Be in Pictures" (1934) - uncredited)
 1935 Johnny Green & His Orchestra (Short) (lyrics: "Easy Come, Easy Go", "Out of Nowhere", "How Can I Hold You Close Enough?" - uncredited)
 1935 Curly Top (lyrics: "When I Grow Up" (1935), "It's All So New to Me" (1935) - uncredited)
 1935 Dizzy Dames (writer: "I Was Taken by Storm")
 1935 Freddie Martin & His Orchestra (Short) (lyrics: "Shame on You" - uncredited)
 1935 Vitaphone Music Hall (Short) (lyrics: "I Gotcha Where I Wantcha" - uncredited)
 1935 Melody Magic (Short) (writer: "I Cover The Waterfront")
 1935 Reg'lar Kids (Short) (lyrics: "You Oughta Be in Pictures" - uncredited)
 1934 Bachelor of Arts (lyrics: "Easy Come, Easy Go")
 1934 Kansas City Princess (lyrics: "Easy Come, Easy Go" - uncredited)
 1934 No Contest! (Short) (lyrics: "Easy Come, Easy Go" - uncredited)
 1934 Mirrors (Short) (lyrics: "I Wanna Be Loved" - uncredited)
 1934 She Loves Me Not (lyrics: "AFTER ALL, YOU'RE ALL I'M AFTER")
 1934 The Song of Fame (Short) (writer: "I Wanna Be Loved" (1932))
 1934/II Rambling 'Round Radio Row (Short) (lyrics: "A Moonlight Memory" - uncredited)
 1934 Betty Boop's Rise to Fame (Short) (lyrics: "Betty Boop" - uncredited)
 1934 Social Register (lyrics: "Why Not?", "Honey Dear")
 1934 Sock-a-Bye, Baby (Short) (lyrics: "Out Of Nowhere") / (music: "Out Of Nowhere")
 1934 The Big Shakedown (lyrics: "Free" - uncredited)
 1933 The Song of Songs (lyrics: "Jonny" - uncredited)
 1933 Popular Melodies (Short) (lyrics: "MY SILENT LOVE", "BETTY BOOP")
 1933 Hollywood on Parade No. A-8 (Short) (lyrics: "My Silent Love")
 1933 Blue of the Night (Short) (lyrics: "My Silent Love" - uncredited)
 1932 Rambling 'Round Radio Row #4 (Short) (lyrics: "Hello, My Lover, Goodbye" - uncredited)
 1932 Singapore Sue (Short) (lyrics: "Open Up Those Eyes")
 1932 Wayward (lyrics: "What's the Difference?")
 1931 Roaming (Short) ("Hello, My Lover, Good Bye")
 1931 I Surrender Dear (Short) (lyrics: "OUT OF NOWHERE")
 1931 Confessions of a Co-Ed (lyrics: "Out Of Nowhere " - uncredited)
 1931 Dude Ranch (lyrics: "Out of Nowhere")
 1930 Swing High (lyrics: "With My Guitar and You")
 1929 The Vagabond Lover (lyrics: "Then I'll Be Reminded of You" (1929) - uncredited)
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