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Joseph E. Howard (1878–1961)

Songwriter ("I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now"), composer, actor, singer, producer, director and author. He was a boy soprano in vaudeville at age eleven, and toured in a stock-company production of "Little Eva". He wrote he Broadway and Chicago stage scores (also produced and directed) for "The Land of Nod", "The Time, the Place and the Girl", "The... See full bio »

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(age 83) in Chicago, Illinois, USA

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 2012 Titanic: Blood and Steel (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Stained Steel (2012) ... (music: "I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now" - uncredited)
 2012 The Office (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Last Day in Florida (2012) ... (writer: "Hello! Ma Baby" - uncredited)
 2008 The Butler's in Love (Short) (writer: "I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now")
 2008 The Sexes (Short) (writer: "Goodbye My Lady Love")
 2007 Daphne (TV Movie) (music: "I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now" - uncredited) / (writer: "I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now" - uncredited)
 2005 Romance & Cigarettes (music: "I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now")
 2005 Son of the Mask (writer: "Hello Ma Baby" - as Joe E. Howard)
 2004 Dean Martin: The One and Only (Video documentary) (music: "I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now" - uncredited)
 2003 Looney Tunes: Back in Action (music: "Hello! Ma Baby")
 2003 The Ghosts of Edendale (music: "I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now")
 2001 Dean Martin: That's Amore (TV Movie) (music: "I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now")
 2000 Wind at My Back (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- A Family Again (2000) ... (music: "Hello, Ma Baby" - uncredited)
 1997 From Hare to Eternity (Short) (music: "Hello! Ma Baby" - uncredited)
 1997 The Spanish Prisoner (writer: "I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now" - as Joseph Howard)
 1996 Cybill (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Cybill, Get Your Gun (1996) ... (music: "Hello! Ma Baby" - uncredited)
 1996 Animaniacs (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- A Very Very Very Very Special Show/Night of the Living Buttons/Soda Jerk (1996) ... (writer: "Hello! Ma Baby" - uncredited)
 1995 Another Froggy Evening (Short) (music: "Hello! Ma Baby" - uncredited)
  The Simpsons (TV Series) (1 episode, 1991) (music - 1 episode, 1993)
- Homer's Barbershop Quartet (1993) ... (music: "Hello! Ma Baby" - uncredited)
- Treehouse of Horror II (1991) ... ("Hello! Ma Baby", uncredited)
 1992 Parker Lewis Can't Lose (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Glory Daze (1992) ... (writer: "Hello! Ma Baby" - uncredited)
 1991 Grand Larceny (TV Movie) (music: "Hello, My Baby")
 1990-1991 Tiny Toon Adventures (TV Series) (music - 4 episodes)
- Son of the Wacko World of Sports (1991) ... (music: "Hello! Ma Baby" - uncredited)
- The Wide World of Elmyra (1990) ... (music: "Hello! Ma Baby" - uncredited)
- Psychic Fun-omenon Day (1990) ... (music: "Hello! Ma Baby" - uncredited)
- Sawdust and Toonsil (1990) ... (music: "Hello! Ma Baby" - uncredited)
 1987 Spaceballs (music: "Hello! Ma Baby")
 1987 Matlock (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- The Nurse (1987) ... (music: "Hello! Ma Baby")
 1983 Testament (writer: "Hello! Ma Rag Time Gal!" (1899) - uncredited)
 1983 Entre Nous (music: "I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now")
 1982 Bugs Bunny's 3rd Movie: 1001 Rabbit Tales (music: "Hello! Ma Baby" - uncredited)
 1977 All You Need Is Love (TV Series documentary) (music - 1 episode)
- Always Chasing Rainbows: Tin Pan Alley (1977) ... (music: "I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now?", "Hello! Ma Baby" - uncredited)
 1966 A Big Hand for the Little Lady (writer: "Hello, Ma Baby" (aka "Telephone Rag") - uncredited)
 1955 One Froggy Evening (Short) (music: "Hello! Ma Baby" - uncredited)
 1955 The Girl in the Red Velvet Swing (music: "Hello! Ma Baby" - uncredited)
 1952 The Story of Will Rogers (music: "Hello! Ma Baby" - uncredited)
 1950 The Daughter of Rosie O'Grady (music: "Hello! Ma Baby" - uncredited)
 1949 Look for the Silver Lining (music: "Hello! Ma Baby" - uncredited)
 1949 Chicken Every Sunday (music: "Hello! Ma Baby", "What's the Use of Dreaming" - uncredited)
 1948 Cry of the City (music: "I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now" (1909) - uncredited)
 1947 I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now (music: "I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now?", "Honeymoon", "Be Sweet to Me Kid", "How'd You Like to Be the Umpire" - uncredited) / (writer: "Hello! Ma Baby", "Good Bye, My Lady Love", "What's the Use of Dreaming" - uncredited)
 1945 Nob Hill (music: "Hello! Ma Baby" - uncredited)
 1944 Meet Me in St. Louis (writer: "Goodbye, My Lady Love" (1904) - uncredited)
 1944 Irish Eyes Are Smiling (music: "Hello! Ma Baby" - uncredited)
 1944 Shine on Harvest Moon (music: "Hello! Ma Baby" (1899) - uncredited)
 1943 Is Everybody Happy? (music: "I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now")
 1943 Heaven Can Wait (music: "Hello! Ma Baby" - uncredited)
 1943 Hello Frisco, Hello (music: "Hello! Ma Baby" - uncredited)
 1943 The Meanest Man in the World (music: "I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now?" - uncredited)
 1942 Moonlight in Havana (music: "I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now")
 1941 The Sea Wolf (music: "Hello! Ma Baby" - uncredited)
 1939 The Star Maker (music: "I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now")
 1936 Show Boat (writer: "Goodbye, My Lady Love" (1904) - uncredited)
 1936 Off the Record (Short) (music: "Hello! Ma Baby" - uncredited)
 1935 Red Salute (music: "I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now" - uncredited)
 1931 I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now (Short) (music: "I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now")
 1929 Goodbye My Lady Love (Short) (writer: "Goodbye, My Lady Love")
 1929 The Time, the Place and the Girl (music: "I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now" - uncredited)
 1928 Joseph E. Howard: America's Popular Composer (Short) (music: "Be Sweet to Me Kid", "I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now?") / (performer: "Good Bye, My Lady Love", "What's the Use of Dreaming?", "Be Sweet to Me Kid", "I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now?") / (writer: "Good Bye, My Lady Love", "What's the Use of Dreaming?")
 1924 Goodbye My Lady Love (Short) (writer: "Goodbye, My Lady Love")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage Play: The Time, the Place and the Girl. Musical comedy. Music by Joseph E. Howard. Book by Will M. Haugh, Frank Adams and Joseph E. Howard. Lyrics by William B. Friedlander. Revised by Will Morrissey and John Neff. Musical Director: Louis Katzman. Music orchestrated by Louis Katzman. Vocal arrangements by Louis Katzman. Choreographed... See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Portrayal | See more »

Alternate Names:

Joe E. Howard | Joe Howard | Joseph Edgar Howard
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Did You Know?

Trivia:

He died on stage May 19, 1961 in Chicago's Opera House. After he led the audience through a rendition of "Let Me Call You Sweetheart" and returned to the stage for a curtain call, he blew kisses to the audience and collapsed from a heart attack as the final curtain fell. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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