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Al Kasha

Al Kasha has reached the top of every field that he has lent his talents to: as a writer, producer, composer, motivational speaker and executive working in theatre, film, television, home video, music publishing, and recording. Kasha is one of those rare artists who, as a composer/lyricist, has had hit records over the last five decades, starting ... See full bio »

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Filmography

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 2008 The Age of Believing: The Disney Live Action Classics (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Candle on the Water" - uncredited)
  Pushing Daisies (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2008) (music - 1 episode, 2008)
- The Legend of Merle McQuoddy (2008) ... (lyrics: "Candle on the Water") / (music: "Candle on the Water")
 2008 King of the Hill (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Pour Some Sugar on Kahn (2008) ... (writer: "The Morning After")
 2006 Bottoms Up (Video) (writer: "Dance Body", "Faster Than The Speed Of Sound")
  The Simpsons (TV Series) (1 episode, 1992) (writer - 1 episode, 2006)
- The Wettest Stories Ever Told (2006) ... (writer: "The Morning After" - uncredited)
- A Streetcar Named Marge (1992) ... ("The Morning After", uncredited)
  How I Met Your Mother (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2006) (music - 1 episode, 2006)
- Nothing Good Happens After 2 AM (2006) ... (lyrics: "The Song From The Poseidon Adventure" - uncredited) / (music: "The Song From The Poseidon Adventure" - uncredited)
 2005 Adam & Steve (writer: "It's the 80's", "Sexy 80's")
 2003 I'll Be There (writer: "Irresistible You")
 2003 Rugrats Go Wild ("The Morning After")
 2002 Kung Pow: Enter the Fist (writer: "The Morning After")
 1998 Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Movie (lyrics: "What About His Nose", "Christmas Town", "Santa's Family", "Show Me The Light (Love Theme)", "It Could Be Worse", "I Hate Santa Claus", "We Can Make It", "The Sprites' Songs") / (music: "What About His Nose", "Christmas Town", "Santa's Family", "Show Me The Light (Love Theme)", "It Could Be Worse", "I Hate Santa Claus", "We Can Make It", "The Sprites' Songs")
 1998 Slums of Beverly Hills (writer: "The Morning After")
 1992-1997 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes)
- Riding with Death (1997) ... (writer: "Candle on the Water" - uncredited)
- The Deadly Mantis (1997) ... (writer: "The Morning After" - uncredited)
- The Day the Earth Froze (1993) ... (writer: "The Morning After")
- Crash of Moons (1992) ... (writer: "The Morning After" - uncredited)
- The Castle of Fu-Manchu (1992) ... (writer: "The Morning After")
 1997 The Ice Storm (writer: "The Morning After")
 1995 Let It Be Me (writer: "I Can't Let Go Of You")
 1993 David Copperfield (TV Movie) (lyrics: "I Hate Boys", "Welcome to My Warehouse", "Something's Gonna Turn Up", "Is There Anyone?", "Family Christmas", "I'll Be Your Hero", "Imagination", "Everyone's a Big Cheese Here") / (music: "I Hate Boys", "Welcome to My Warehouse", "Something's Gonna Turn Up", "Is There Anyone?", "Family Christmas", "I'll Be Your Hero", "Imagination", "Everyone's a Big Cheese Here")
 1993 The Magic Paintbrush (TV Movie) (lyrics: "Magic Paintbrush", "I'll Keep Believing") / (music: "Magic Paintbrush", "I'll Keep Believing")
 1990 Doogie Howser, M.D. (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- It Ain't Over Till Mrs. Howser Sings (1990) ... (writer: "The Song From The Poseidon Adventure" - uncredited)
 1989 All Dogs Go to Heaven (lyrics: "Love Survives") / (music: "Love Survives")
 1989 Jake Spanner, Private Eye (TV Movie) (writer: "Dance in the Old Fashioned Way")
 1988 Dangerous Curves (writer: "IT MUST BE YOU")
 1987 Dorothy Meets Ozma of Oz (Video short) (writer: "A Special Place")
 1985 Goodbye Charlie (TV Short) (lyrics: "Goodbye Charlie")
 1985 A Summer to Remember (TV Movie) ("It's You")
 1984 Lovelines (lyrics: "LOVELINES", "TOTALLY GONE", "A DREAM IS COMIN'", "A TIME LIKE THIS AGAIN", "NUMBER ONE", "REFLEX") / (music: "LOVELINES", "TOTALLY GONE", "A DREAM IS COMIN'", "A TIME LIKE THIS AGAIN", "NUMBER ONE", "REFLEX")
 1981 Once Upon a Mouse (Short documentary) (lyrics: "Brazzle Dazzle Day") / (music: "Brazzle Dazzle Day")
 1981 Take This Job and Shove It (lyrics: "You Can Count on Beer", "How Good It Used to Be") / (music: "You Can Count on Beer", "How Good It Used to Be")
 1980 The Earthling (lyrics: "Fast Women and Slow Dancin", "He'll Never Fill My Shoes") / (music: "Fast Women and Slow Dancin", "He'll Never Fill My Shoes")
 1978 Hot Lead and Cold Feet (writer: "May the Best Man Win")
 1978 The 50th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (writer: "Candle on the Water")
 1977 Pete's Dragon (lyrics: "The Happiest Home in These Hills", "Boo Bop Bopbop Bop (I Love You, Too)", "I Saw a Dragon", "It's Not Easy", "Passamashloddy", "Candle on the Water", "There's Room for Everyone", "Every Little Piece", "Brazzle Dazzle Day", "Bill of Sale", "Finale: I Saw a Dragon / Brazzle Dazzle Day" - uncredited) / (music: "The Happiest Home in These Hills", "Boo Bop Bopbop Bop (I Love You, Too)", "I Saw a Dragon", "It's Not Easy", "Passamashloddy", "Candle on the Water", "There's Room for Everyone", "Every Little Piece", "Brazzle Dazzle Day", "Bill of Sale", "Finale: I Saw a Dragon / Brazzle Dazzle Day" - uncredited)
 1976 Freaky Friday (lyrics: "I'd Like To Be You For A Day") / (music: "I'd Like To Be You For A Day")
 1976 Having Babies (TV Movie) (lyrics: "Paper Bridges")
 1975 The 47th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (writer: "We May Never Love Like This Again")
 1975 Someone I Touched (TV Movie) (lyrics: "Someone I Touched") / (music: "Someone I Touched")
 1974 The Towering Inferno (lyrics: "We May Never Love Like This Again") / (music: "We May Never Love Like This Again") / (writer: "The Morning After" - uncredited)
 1974 The Ernie Sigley Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 21 March 1974 (1974) ... (writer: "The Old Fashioned Way")
 1973 The Graham Kennedy Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 24 May 1973 (1973) ... (writer: "The Morning After")
 1973 The 45th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (writer: "The Morning After")
 1972 The Poseidon Adventure (lyrics: "The Song From The Poseidon Adventure" (1972)) / (music: "The Song From The Poseidon Adventure" (1972))
 1970-1971 The Bugaloos (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- The Good Old Days (1971) ... (writer: "For a Friend")
- The Uptown 500 (1970) ... (writer: "For a Friend")
- Help Wanted: Firefly (1970) ... (writer: "Castles in the Air")
- If I Had the Wings of a Bugaloo (1970) ... (writer: "For a Friend")
 1970 The Cheyenne Social Club (lyrics: "Rolling Stone", "One Dream") / (music: "Rolling Stone", "One Dream")
 1970 The Grasshopper (lyrics: "LOOK AGAIN") / (music: "LOOK AGAIN")
 1969 The April Fools (writer: "Wake Up", "Flame", "Give Your Lady What She Wants")
 1963 Gidget Goes to Rome (lyrics: "Gegetta", "Big Italian Moon") / (music: "Gegetta", "Big Italian Moon")
 1961 Teenage Millionaire (writer: "Lonely Life")
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Show Show Music department (7 credits)
Show Show Producer (1 credit)
Show Show Actor (1 credit)
Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Self (3 credits)
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Was twice nominated for Broadway's Tony Award as Best Score, both music and lyrics, with collaborator Joel Hirschhorn: in 1981 for "Copperfield," and in 1983, including music credit to Gene de Paul and lyrics credit to Johnny Mercer, for "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers."

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