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Jerry Livingston (1909–1987)

Versatile American composer and songwriter, who frequently worked on Broadway in collaboration with the lyricist Mack David. Livingston studied piano and theory at the University of Arizona and arrived on the music scene as a sideman with a Denver dance band. After briefly leading his own orchestra on campus, he set out for New York in 1932 where ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 3 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

77 Sunset Strip
77 Sunset Strip Music Department
(1958-1963)
Lawman
Lawman Music Department
(1958-1962)
Cinderella
Cinderella Music Department
(1950)
Alice in Wonderland
Alice in Wonderland Music Department
(1951)

Filmography

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 1971 The Bugs Bunny Show (TV Series) (composer - 1 episode)
- A Fractured Leghorn/High Note/Hot Cross Bunny (1971) ... (composer: theme music)
 1958-1963 77 Sunset Strip (TV Series) (composer - 186 episodes)
- Never to Have Loved (1963) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Checkmate Caper (1963) ... (composer: theme music)
- Your Fortune for a Penny (1963) ... (composer: theme music)
- Our Man in Switzerland (1963) ... (composer: theme music)
- Lady in the Sun (1963) ... (composer: theme music)
  Hawaiian Eye (TV Series) (composer - 111 episodes, 1959 - 1963) (music - 19 episodes, 1960 - 1962)
- Passport (1963) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Sisters (1963) ... (composer: theme music)
- Gift of Love (1963) ... (composer: theme music)
- Blow Low, Blow Blue (1963) ... (composer: theme music)
- Two Million Too Much (1963) ... (composer: theme music)
 1960-1962 Surfside 6 (TV Series) (composer - 74 episodes)
- Midnight for Prince Charming (1962) ... (composer: theme music)
- House on Boca Key (1962) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Neutral Corner (1962) ... (composer: theme music)
- Pawn's Gambit (1962) ... (composer: theme music)
- Masquerade (1962) ... (composer: theme music)
 1958-1962 Lawman (TV Series) (composer - 156 episodes)
- The Witness (1962) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Unmasked (1962) ... (composer: theme music)
- Jailbreak (1962) ... (composer: theme music)
- Explosion (1962) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Actor (1962) ... (composer: theme music)
 1958-1962 Bronco (TV Series) (composer - 69 episodes)
- Then the Mountains (1962) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Immovable Object (1962) ... (composer: theme music)
- A Town That Lived and Died (1962) ... (composer: theme music)
- Moment of Doubt (1962) ... (composer: theme music)
- Until Kingdom Come (1962) ... (composer: theme music)
  The Roaring 20's (TV Series) (composer - 44 episodes, 1960 - 1962) (music - 1 episode, 1960)
- The People People Marry (1962) ... (composer: theme music)
- Footlights (1962) ... (composer: theme music)
- You Can't Fight City Hall (1962) ... (composer: theme music)
- Blondes Prefer Gentlemen (1961) ... (composer: theme music)
- Asparagus Tips (1961) ... (composer: theme music)
  Bourbon Street Beat (TV Series) (composer - 28 episodes, 1959 - 1960) (music - 11 episodes, 1959 - 1960)
- Teresa (1960) ... (composer: theme music)
- Reunion (1960) ... (music: theme song)
- Interrupted Wedding (1960) ... (composer: theme music)
- Wagon Show (1960) ... (composer: theme music)
- Ferry to Algiers (1960) ... (composer: theme music)
 1959-1960 The Alaskans (TV Series) (composer - 37 episodes)
- The Devil Made Fire (1960) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Ballad of Whitehorse (1960) ... (composer: theme music)
- White Vengeance (1960) ... (composer: theme music)
- Sign of the Kodiak (1960) ... (composer: theme music)
- Calico (1960) ... (composer: theme music)
  Shirley Temple's Storybook (TV Series) (composer; theme song - 2 episodes, 1958) (composer - 2 episodes, 1958) (music composer - 1 episode, 1958)
- Mother Goose (1958) ... (music composer: songs)
- Ali Baba and the 40 Thieves (1958) ... (composer; theme song)
- The Land of Green Ginger (1958) ... (composer: songs)
- The Nightingale (1958) ... (composer: songs)
- Beauty and the Beast (1958) ... (composer; theme song)
 1957 Colt .45 (TV Series) (composer: closing theme)
 1955 Cheyenne (TV Series) (composer: theme music - 1955-1956)
 1951 Alice in Wonderland (songs by)
 1950 At War with the Army (songs by)
 1950 Cinderella (songs by)
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Inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1981.

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Aries

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