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Bill McGuffie (1927–1987)

Bill McGuffie was born on December 11, 1927 in Glasgow, Scotland. He is known for his work on The Road to Hong Kong (1962), The Asphyx (1972) and The Leather Boys (1964). He died on March 22, 1987. See full bio »

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(age 59)

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Known For

The Road to Hong Kong
The Road to Hong Kong Music Department
(1962)
The Asphyx
The Asphyx Composer
(1972)
The Leather Boys
The Leather Boys Music Department
(1964)
Night of Passion
Night of Passion Music Department
(1960)

Filmography

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 2014 Tomgang (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Ludo og latex (2014) ... (music - as Bill Mcguffie)
  Monty Python's Flying Circus (TV Series) (musical director - 1 episode, 1974) (musician - 1 episode, 1969)
- The Light Entertainment War (1974) ... (musical director - uncredited)
- How to Recognise Different Types of Trees from Quite a Long Way Away (1969) ... (musician: piano, "Someone Else I'd Like to Be" - uncredited)
 1968 Corruption (conductor)
 1967 Harry Worth (TV Series) (incidental music by - 4 episodes)
- Feet First (1967) ... (incidental music by)
- Four's a Crush (1967) ... (incidental music by)
- King of the Road (1967) ... (incidental music by)
- What Ails You? (1967) ... (incidental music by)
 1967 The Reluctant Romeo (TV Series) (incidental music - 7 episodes)
- One Down, Two to Go (1967) ... (incidental music)
- Goodbye Mister Jones (1967) ... (incidental music)
- Wash Your Wear Here (1967) ... (incidental music)
- A Tale of a Shirt (1967) ... (incidental music)
- Change Partners (1967) ... (incidental music)
  Comedy Playhouse (TV Series) (incidental music composed and conducted by - 2 episodes, 1967) (composer - 2 episodes, 1965 - 1966) (incidental music - 1 episode, 1966) (solo pianist - 1 episode, 1965)
- Loitering with Intent (1967) ... (incidental music composed and conducted by)
- Spanner in the Works (1967) ... (incidental music composed and conducted by)
- The Reluctant Romeo (1966) ... (incidental music)
- A Little Learning (1966) ... (composer: incidental music)
- Betsy Mae (1965) ... (composer: incidental music) / (solo pianist)
 1967 Brian Rix Presents: Look After Lulu (TV Movie) (music arranged and conducted by)
 1966 Brian Rix Presents: The Little Hut (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1965-1966 Pure Gingold (TV Series) (composer - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1966) ... (composer: theme music)
- Episode #1.5 (1966) ... (composer: theme music)
- Episode #1.4 (1965) ... (composer: theme music)
- Episode #1.3 (1965) ... (composer: theme music)
- Episode #1.2 (1965) ... (composer: theme music)
 1965 The Airbase (TV Series) (conductor - 6 episodes)
- A Young Man's Fancy (1965) ... (conductor)
- Art for Art's Sake (1965) ... (conductor)
- We Are Never Knowingly Undersold (1965) ... (conductor)
- Peace at Any Price (1965) ... (conductor)
- The Natives Grow Restless (1965) ... (conductor)
 1964 The Comedy Man (conductor)
 1964 Taxi! (TV Series) (composer - 13 episodes)
- It's a Mug's Game (1964) ... (composer: incidental music)
- Two-Five-Two (1964) ... (composer: incidental music)
- We've Got to Live in the Winter (1964) ... (composer: incidental music)
- Will You Marry Face? (1964) ... (composer: incidental music)
- Christmas in May (1964) ... (composer: incidental music)
 1964 The Leather Boys (conductor - uncredited) / (music director)
  More Faces of Jim (TV Series) (composer - 6 episodes, 1963) (conductor - 6 episodes, 1963)
- A Matter of Empire (1963) ... (composer: incidental music) / (conductor: incidental music)
- A Matter of Espionage (1963) ... (composer: incidental music) / (conductor: incidental music)
- A Matter of Upbringing (1963) ... (composer: incidental music) / (conductor: incidental music)
- A Matter of Spreadeagling (1963) ... (composer: incidental music) / (conductor: incidental music)
- A Matter of Growing Up (1963) ... (composer: incidental music) / (conductor: incidental music)
 1962 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series) (incidental music composed and conducted by - 3 episodes)
- Like Father, Like Son? (1962) ... (incidental music composed and conducted by)
- Cash and Carry (1962) ... (incidental music composed and conducted by)
- Pressure (1962) ... (incidental music composed and conducted by)
 1962 The Boys (musical director)
 1962 The Road to Hong Kong (music associate)
 1961 The Unstoppable Man (musical director - as William McGuffie) / (musician: piano - as William McGuffie)
 1960 It Takes a Thief (conductor - as William McGuffie)
 1960 Night of Passion (conductor - as William McGuffie)
 1959 The Heart of a Man (music associate)
 1956-1957 Festival of British Popular Songs (TV Series) (musical director - 3 episodes)
- Episode #2.1 (1957) ... (musical director)
- Episode #1.5 (1956) ... (musical director)
- Episode #1.1 (1956) ... (musical director)
 1955 Gentlemen Marry Brunettes (composer: additional music - uncredited)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

The Bill McGuffie Quartet | William McGuffie | Bill Mcguffie
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Trivia:

Was a talented pianist despite having lost a finger in a childhood accident.

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Sagittarius

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