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Tony Macaulay

Tony Macaulay was born on April 21, 1944 in Canada as Tony Instone. See full bio »
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 2013/I Filth (writer: "Silver Lady")
 2011 Johnny English Reborn (as Tony MacAulay, "Don't Give Up On Us")
 2010 Neds (writer: "You Won't Find Another Fool Like Me" - as Mac)
 2010 Rabbit Hole (writer: "Don't Give Up On Us")
 2007 The Hitcher (writer: "Don't Give Up on Us")
 2006 Cashback (writer: "What Else Is There?" - as Tony Macauley)
 2006 Don't Give Up on Us (writer: "Don't Give Up On Us")
 2005 Little Manhattan (writer: "Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes)")
 2005 Bob the Butler (writer: "Build Me Up Buttercup" - as Tony McCauley)
 2004 Starsky & Hutch (writer: "Don't Give Up On Us")
 2003 Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star ("Don't Give Up on Us")
 2001 Shallow Hal (writer: "Baby, Now That I've Found You", "Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes)")
 2001 Heartbreakers (writer: "Baby, Now That I've Found You")
 2001 Things Behind the Sun (writer: "Here Comes That Rainy Day Feeling")
 1998 There's Something About Mary (writer: "Build Me Up Buttercup")
 1998/I Last Night (writer: "(Last Night) I Didn't Get to Sleep at All")
 1997 The Castle (writer: "Baby, Now That I've Found You" (1967), "A Collection")
 1995 Mallrats (writer: "Build Me Up Buttercup")
 1995 Butterfly Kiss (writer: "You Won't Find Another Fool Like Me")
 1994 Deadly Advice (writer: "Let the Heartaches Begin")
 1989 The Tall Guy (writer: "Let The Heartaches Begin")
 1978 The Stud (writer: "Silver Lady")
 1976 Never Too Young to Rock (lyrics: "Never Too Young To Rock") / (music: "Never Too Young To Rock")
 1976 Jacquette (writer: "Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes)" - uncredited)
 1974 It's Not the Size That Counts (writer: "God Knows I Miss You")
 1971 Long Ago, Tomorrow (writer: "A Time for Winning")
 1970 The Beast in the Cellar (writer: "She Works in a Woman's Way")
 1969 Some Like It Sexy (writer: "Build Me Up Buttercup" - uncredited)
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A highly successful songwriter, particularly in the 1970s, with a string of hits for the likes of The Foundations, Long John Baldry, The Hollies and The Fifth Dimension, as well as invented studio groups such as Edison Lighthouse and Pickettywitch. He frequently worked in collaboration with two other flourishing 1970s composers, Roger Cook and Roger Greenaway.

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