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Bob Hilliard (1918–1971)

Songwriter ("In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning", "Our Day Will Come"), composer and author. He wrote the Broadway stage scores for "Hazel Flagg" and "Angel in the Wings". Joining ASCAP in 1950, his chief musical collaborators included Carl Sigman, Jule Styne, Mort Garson, Sammy Mysels, Dick Sanford, Milton Delugg, Philip Springer, Lee Pockriss... See full bio »

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 2013 American Hustle (writer: "The Coffee Song (They've Got An Awful Lot of Coffee in Brazil)")
 2012 Unfinished Song (lyrics: "How Do You Speak to An Angel")
 2012 The Place Beyond the Pines (writer: "Don't Go Please Stay")
 2012 Smash (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Movie Star (2012) ... (writer: "Our Day Will Come" - uncredited)
 2011 Formula 1: BBC Sport (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Chinese Grand Prix: Highlights (2011) ... (writer: " (Why Did I Tell You I Was Going To) Shanghai" - uncredited)
- The Chinese Grand Prix (2011) ... (writer: " (Why Did I Tell You I Was Going To) Shanghai" - uncredited)
 2010 One Night Only: Barbra Streisand and Quartet at the Village Vanguard - September 26,2009 (Video) (writer: "In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning")
 2010 If You Love (music: "Bingo Bango Bongo (Civilization)")
 2009 Moonlight Serenade (Video) (writer: "In the Wee Small Hours")
 2008 Fallout 3 (Video Game) (lyrics: "Civilization")
 2008 Telstar: The Joe Meek Story (writer: "Please Stay")
 2006 The Real Hustle (TV Series documentary) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.8 (2006) ... (writer: "Exchange" - uncredited)
- Episode #1.7 (2006) ... (writer: "Exchange" - uncredited)
 2006 Kupetzky (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Schweden (2006) ... (writer: "Any Day Now" - uncredited)
 2005 The Matador (writer: "In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning")
 2004 Dean Martin: Encore (Video) (lyrics: "Money Burns a Hole in My Pocket" - uncredited)
 2003 The Story of Marie and Julien (writer: "Our Day Will Come")
 2002 Elaine Stritch at Liberty (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Civilization (Bongo, Bongo, Bongo)")
 2002 Ronnie Milsap: Live (Video) (writer: "Any Day Now", "In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning")
 2000 Urban Chaos Theory (Short) (writer: "Exchange")
 2000 Down to You (lyrics: "My Little Corner Of The World")
 1999 The Man Who Drove with Mandela (Documentary) (writer: "Civilization (Bongo Bongo Bongo)")
 1997 Lolita ("Civilization (Bongo Bongo Bongo)")
 1997 Still Breathing (writer: "In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning" - as Robert Hilliard)
 1997 Trial and Error (writer: "Bouquet of Roses")
 1995 Golden Anniversary (TV Movie documentary) (lyrics: "The Coffee Song")
 1995 The Jethro Junction (TV Movie) (writer: "The Coffee Song (They've Got An Awful Lot Of Coffee In Brazil)")
 1994-1995 Tohuwabohu (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- 23.exe (1995) ... (writer: "Please Stay" - uncredited)
- Variation 18 (1994) ... (writer: "Please Stay" - uncredited)
- Seite 17 (1994) ... (writer: "Please Stay" - uncredited)
 1993 Sleepless in Seattle (writer: "In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning")
 1992 Love Field (writer: "Our Day Will Come")
 1992 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Hercules and the Captive Women (1992) ... (writer: "I'm Late")
 1989 Disney Sing-Along-Songs: Fun with Music (Video short) (lyrics: "All in the Golden Afternoon")
 1989 Shag (writer: "Our Day Will Come" - as Hilliard)
 1989 She's Out of Control (writer: "Our Day Will Come")
 1988 Buster (writer: "Our Day Will Come")
 1987 Tin Men (writer: "In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning")
 1982 Grease 2 ("OUR DAY WILL COME")
 1979 More American Graffiti ("Our Day Will Come")
 1978 Lemon Popsicle (writer: "Seven Little Girls Sitting in the Back Seat")
 1977 Philby, Burgess and Maclean (TV Movie) (lyrics: "Dear Hearts and Gentle People")
  The Lawrence Welk Show (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 1957 - 1975) (lyrics - 1 episode, 1958)
- America on the Move (1975) ... (writer: "In the Middle of the House" - uncredited)
- Episode #3.51 (1958) ... (lyrics: "Mention My Name in Sheboygan" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 31 August 1957 (1957) ... (writer: "Dearie" - uncredited)
 1968 Dean Martin Presents the Golddiggers in London (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.7 (1968) ... (lyrics: "Every Street's a Boulevard in Old New York" - uncredited)
 1967 The Kraft Music Hall (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- The Hollywood Musical (1967) ... (lyrics: "Song and Dance Man" - uncredited)
 1966 The Danny Kaye Show (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #4.14 (1966) ... (lyrics: "Every Street's a Boulevard" - uncredited)
 1966 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Disneyland Around the Seasons (1966) ... (writer: "I'm Late")
 1965 Do Not Disturb ("Au Revoir Is Goodbye with a Smile")
 1965 Shindig! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.22 (1965) ... (writer: "Seven Girls Sitting in the Backseat")
 1964 The Mike Douglas Show (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 7 December 1964 (1964) ... (lyrics: "Moonlight Gambler" - uncredited)
 1963 The Jimmy Dean Show (TV Series) (lyrics - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 5 December 1963 (1963) ... (lyrics: "Mention My Name in Sheboygan", "Song and Dance Man" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 21 November 1963 (1963) ... (lyrics: "Bouquet of Roses", "Song and Dance Man" - uncredited)
 1963 Uno strano tipo (writer: "Stai lontana da me" - as Hilliard)
 1960 Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 7 December 1960 (1960) ... (lyrics: "Dear Hearts and Gentle People" - uncredited)
 1959/I The Jack Benny Hour (TV Movie) (lyrics: "Everybody Loves to Take a Bow" - uncredited)
 1958 The Case Against Brooklyn (lyrics: "Jacqueline")
 1958 The Polly Bergen Show (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.18 (1958) ... (lyrics: "I'm Late" - uncredited)
 1956 The Jimmy Durante Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.23 (1956) ... (writer: "Every Street's A Boulevard In Old New York" - uncredited)
 1955 All for Mary (lyrics: "Far Away From Everybody")
 1955 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #9.4 (1955) ... (writer: "Sailor Boys Have Talk to Me in English" - uncredited)
 1955 Make Room for Daddy (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- A Trip to Wisconsin (1955) ... (writer: "I'm in Favor of Friendship")
 1954 Living It Up (lyrics: "Money Burns a Hole in My Pocket", "That's What I Like", "How Do You Speak to an Angel?", "Ev'ry Street's a Boulevard in Old New York")
 1953 Muscle Tussle (Short) (lyrics: "Down in Nashville, Tennessee" - uncredited)
 1953 Fowl Weather (Short) (lyrics: "Down in Nashville, Tennessee" - uncredited)
 1953 She's Back on Broadway (lyrics: "I May Be Wrong", "Break the Ties That Bind You", "Breakfast in Bed", "I'll Take You", "One Step Ahead" - uncredited)
 1952 Stop, You're Killing Me (lyrics: "Stop, You're Killing Me", "You're My Ever-Loving" - uncredited)
 1952 Dagmar's Canteen (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 19 April 1952 (1952) ... (lyrics: "Be My Life's Companion")
 1952 Your Hit Parade (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 12 April 1952 (1952) ... (lyrics: "Be My Life's Companion")
 1951 The Jack Benny Program (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Dorothy Shay (1951) ... (writer: "I'm Sending You A Big Bouquet Of Roses" - uncredited)
 1951 Alice in Wonderland (lyrics: "Very Good Advice" (1951), "In a World of My Own" (1951), "All in a Golden Afternoon" (1951), "Alice in Wonderland" (1951), "The Walrus and the Carpenter" (1951), "The Caucus Race" (1951), "I'm Late" (1951), "Painting the Roses Red" (1951) - uncredited) / (writer: "March of the Cards" (1951), "Finale (Alice in Wonderland)" - uncredited)
 1950 Beyond the Purple Hills (lyrics: "Dear Hearts and Gentle People")
 1950 Hoedown (writer: "Bouquet of Roses")
 1950 Jingle, Jangle, Jungle (Short) ("Civilization (Bongo Bongo Bongo)")
 1948 It's a Pity (Short) (writer: "Civilization (Bongo, Bongo, Bongo)")
 1946 Beware (writer: "In The Land of the Buffalo Nickle")
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Inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1983.

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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