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Herbert Kretzmer was born on October 5, 1925 in Kroonstad, Orange Free State, South Africa. See full bio »
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Les Misérables
Notting Hill
Notting Hill Soundtrack
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 2017 The Women's Football Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #5.6 (2017) ... (writer: "I Dreamed a Dream" - uncredited)
 2017 Cortá por Lozano (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 14 April 2017 (2017) ... (writer: "She")
 2016 Tähdet, tähdet (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Musikaali (2016) ... (writer: "On My Own")
 2016 Tvoje tvár má známý hlas (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.4 (2016) ... (writer: "I Dreamed a Dream")
 2015 2 Broke Girls (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- And the Inside-Outside Situation (2015) ... (writer: "I Dreamed a Dream")
 2015 Strictly Come Dancing (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Quarter-Final Results (2015) ... (writer: "At the End of the Day" - uncredited)
- The Quarter-Final: Musicals Special (2015) ... (writer: "At the End of the Day" - uncredited)
 2015 Dispuesto a todo (TV Movie) (writer: "She")
 2015 Divendres (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #6.117 (2015) ... (writer: "On My Own")
 2014 Yu-Gi-Oh! The Abridged Series (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Kai (2014) ... (writer: "Look Down" - uncredited)
 2014 The Hundred-Foot Journey (lyrics: "Yesterday when I was Young" (Hier Encore))
 2014 The 68th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (lyrics: "One Day More")
 2014 Million Dollar Arm (writer: "I Dreamed A Dream")
 2014 The Voice (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- The Blind Auditions, Part 3 (2014) ... (lyrics: "On My Own")
 2014 Tu cara me suena - Argentina (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.3 (2014) ... (writer: "She")
 2014 All Star Family Fortunes (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #10.10 (2014) ... (writer: "I Dreamed a Dream" - uncredited)
 2014 Sherlock (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- The Empty Hearse (2014) ... (lyrics: "Do You Hear the People Sing?" - uncredited)
 2013 Tu cara me suena (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.4 (2013) ... (writer: "I Dreamed a Dream")
 2013 Secret Voices of Hollywood (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "I Dreamed a Dream" from Les Misérables)
 2013 Britain's Got Talent (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- 2013: Auditions 4 (2013) ... (lyrics: "Bring Him Home", "I Dreamed a Dream" - uncredited)
 2013 The 85th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (writer: "Suddenly", "One Day More", "I Dreamed a Dream")
 2009-2013 Glee (TV Series) (lyrics - 3 episodes)
- Diva (2013) ... (lyrics: "Bring Him Home" - uncredited)
- Dream On (2010) ... (lyrics: "I Dreamed a Dream" - uncredited)
- Pilot (2009) ... (lyrics: "On My Own" - uncredited)
 2012 This Is 40 (writer: "Fantine's Death (Come to Me)")
 2012 Les Misérables (writer: "In My Life", "Drink With Me", "Do You Hear The People Sing?", "On Parole", "Beggars At The Feast", "Valjean Arrested, Valjean Forgiven", "Turning", "Valjean's Soliloquy", "At the End of the Day", "The Sewers", "The Runaway Cart", "Lovely Ladies", "I Dreamed a Dream", "Fantine's Arrest", "Who Am I?", "Bring Him Home", "Come to Me", "The Confrontation", "Javert's Suicide", "The Final Battle", "Castle on a Cloud", "Empty Chairs At Empty Tables", "Epilogue", "Master of the House", "Suddenly", "Stars", "Look Down", "The Robbery/Javert's Intervention", "Eponine's Errand", "ABC Café / Red and Black", "A Heart Full of Love", "On My Own", "Attack on the Rue Plumet", "One Day More!", "Little People", "A Little Fall Of Rain", "The Night Of Anguish", "The Bishop", "The Well Scene", "The Thénardier Waltz Of Treachery", "Work Song", "Building The Barricade (Upon These Stones)", "Javert's Arrival", "Every Day/A Heart Full Of Love (Reprise)", "The Death of Gavroche", "The Wedding", "Valjean's Confession", "Suddenly (Reprise)")
 2010-2012 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (lyrics - 2 episodes)
- Anne Hathaway/Rihanna (2012) ... (lyrics: "One Day More")
- Ryan Phillippe/Ke$ha (2010) ... (lyrics: "I Dreamed a Dream" - uncredited)
 2011 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #11.7 (2011) ... (writer: "She" - uncredited)
 2011 The Nostalgia Chick (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Les Miserables: The Musical (2011) ... (lyrics: "The Confrontation")
 2011 Melancholia ("SHE")
 2011 Glee Encore (Video) (writer: "On My Own- Adam")
 2011 The 83rd Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (writer: "On My Own")
 2010 Toast (TV Movie) (lyrics: "Yesterday when I was Young" (Hier Encore))
 2010 No me la puc treure del cap (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Per què he plorat? (2010) ... (lyrics: "One Day More - Finale")
 2010 Les Misérables in Concert: The 25th Anniversary (lyrics: "Prologue: Work Song", "Prologue: On Parole/Valjean Arrested, Valjean Forgiven", "Prologue: What Have I Done?", "At the End of the Day", "I Dreamed a Dream", "Lovely Ladies" (uncredited), "Fantine's Arrest", "The Runaway Cart", "Who Am I?", "Come to Me", "Confrontation", "Castle on a Cloud", "Master of the House", "The Bargain/Waltz of Treachery", "Look Down", "The Robbery/Javert's Intervention", "Stars", "The ABC Café/Red and Black", "Do You Hear the People Sing?", "In My Life", "A Heart Full of Love", "The Attack on the Rue Plumet", "One Day More", "Building the Barricade (Upon These Stones)", "The Letter", "On My Own", "At the Barricade (Upon These Stones)", "Javert's Arrival/Little People", "A Little Fall of Rain", "Night of Anguish", "The First Attack", "Drink with Me", "Bring Him Home", "The Final Battle", "Dog Eats Dog (The Sewers)", "Javert's Suicide", "Turning", "Empty Chairs at Empty Tables", "Every Day - A Heart Full of Love (Reprise)", "Valjean's Confession", "The Wedding", "Beggars at the Feast", "Valjean's Death", "The Finale", "Bring Him Home (Valjean Quartet)", "One Day More (Encore)" (uncredited), "The Sewers" (uncredited))
 2009-2010 Live from Studio Five (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.88 (2010) ... (writer: "I Dreamed a Dream")
- Episode #1.56 (2009) ... (writer: "I Dreamed a Dream")
 2009 Angela and Friends (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.9 (2009) ... (writer: "I Dreamed a Dream")
 2009 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Round Eight: Results Show (2009) ... (lyrics: "I Dreamed a Dream")
 2009 Glee: Director's Cut Pilot Episode (TV Movie) (lyrics: "On My Own" - uncredited)
 2008 Diary of a Nymphomaniac (writer: "She")
 2007 Patinando por un sueño (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 16 August 2007 (2007) ... (writer: "She")
- Episode dated 10 August 2007 (2007) ... (writer: "She")
 2006 Love and Other Disasters ("She")
 2006 Infamous (lyrics: "Yesterday when I was Young" (Hier Encore))
 2006 Idol - Jakten på en superstjerne (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Topp 11 - Filmmusikk (2006) ... (writer: "She")
 1995-2004 Great Performances (TV Series) (lyrics - 2 episodes)
- Broadway's Lost Treasures II (2004) ... (lyrics: "At the End of the Day" / "One Day More")
- Les Misérables in Concert (1995) ... (lyrics: "At the End of the Day", "I Dreamed A Dream", "Who Am I?", "Come to Me", "Castle on a Cloud", "Master Of The House", "Look Down", "Stars", "Red and Black/Do You Hear the People Sing", "In My Life/A Heart Full of Love", "One Day More", "On My Own", "Upon These Stones", "Little People", "A Little Fall of Rain", "Drink with Me", "Bring Him Home", "Javert's Suicide", "Turning", "Empty Chairs at Empty Tables", "Beggars at the Feast", "Finale")
 2004 The Life and Death of Peter Sellers (lyrics: "Goodness Gracious Me") / (music: "Goodness Gracious Me")
 2004/I Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence (lyrics: "Follow Me" (Theme Song))
 2003 Nouvelle Star (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.7 (2003) ... (writer: "On My Own")
 2003 Star Search (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The One with Guest Judge Jack Osbourne (2003) ... (writer: "On My Own")
 2003 Lea Salonga Live (Video documentary) (lyrics: "On My Own")
 2001 Barend en Van Dorp (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 13 March 2001 (2001) ... (writer: "She" - uncredited)
 2000 Tadpole (lyrics: "She" (1974))
 1999 Notting Hill (writer: "SHE")
 1997 Stars in Their Eyes (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #8.3 (1997) ... (writer: "Empty Chairs at Empty Tables")
 1991 Seinfeld (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Jacket (1991) ... (writer: "Master of the House" - uncredited)
 1990 The Chart Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 1 December 1990 (1990) ... (writer: "Kinky Boots")
 1990 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 29 November 1990 (1990) ... (writer: "Kinky Boots")
 1989 Frank, Liza & Sammy: The Ultimate Event (TV Special documentary) (writer: "Sailor Boys" - uncredited)
 1989 Scandal (lyrics: "Goodness Gracious Me" - uncredited)
 1987 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 10 June 1987 (1987) ... (lyrics: "I Dream a Dream")
 1987 The 41st Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (writer: "At the End of the Day", "One Day More!")
 1979 Shirley MacLaine at the Lido (TV Movie) (lyrics: "Yesterday when I was Young" (Hier Encore))
 1978 The Muppet Show (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Roy Clark (1978) ... (lyrics: "Yesterday when I was Young (Hier Encore)" - uncredited)
 1975 Hustle (lyrics: "Yesterday when I was Young" (Hier Encore))
 1971 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #24.22 (1971) ... (lyrics: "Yesterday when I was Young" (Hier Encore))
 1967 The Bobo ("Girl from Barcelona", "The Bulls of Salamanca")
  The Avengers (TV Series) (1 episode, 1965) (writer - 1 episode, 1962)
- The Murder Market (1965) ... ("Togetherness")
- The Removal Men (1962) ... (writer: "Goodness Gracious Me" - uncredited)
 1962 Postman's Knock (lyrics: "Postman's Knock")
 1961 The Hellions (lyrics: "The Hellions")
 1961 No, My Darling Daughter (lyrics: "No, My Darling Daughter")
 1961 Black Tights (lyrics: "La Croqueuse de Diamants")
 1961 I Like Money (lyrics: "I Like Money")
 1960 Playgirl After Dark (lyrics: "You Were Made For Me")
 1959 Chance Meeting (lyrics: "I'm A Lonely Man" - uncredited)
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(December 12, 1999 to February 12, 2000) He was lyricist for Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg musical, "Les Miserables," at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, California. Based on the novel by Victor Hugo. Claude-Michel Schonberg was composer. John Caird and Trevor Nunn were adapters and directors. See more »

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Won Broadway's 1987 Tony Award, his lyrics with Alain Boublil and the music of Claude-Michel Schönberg as Best Score for "Les Misérables." See more »

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