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John Morris (II)

John Morris was born on October 18, 1926 in Elizabeth, New Jersey, USA as John Leonard Morris. He is known for his work on Blazing Saddles (1974), Young Frankenstein (1974) and Coach (1989). See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 6 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Blazing Saddles
Blazing Saddles Music Department
(1974)
Young Frankenstein
Young Frankenstein Music Department
(1974)
Coach
Coach Music Department
(1989-1997)
The Elephant Man
The Elephant Man Music Department
(1980)

Filmography

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 1989-1997 Coach (TV Series) (composer - 198 episodes)
- Leaving Orlando: Part 3 (1997) ... (composer: theme music)
- Leaving Orlando: Part 2 (1997) ... (composer: theme music)
- Leaving Orlando: Part 1 (1997) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Neighbor Hood (1997) ... (composer: theme music)
- Upsized (1997) ... (composer: theme music)
 1986 Haunted Honeymoon (conductor)
 1985 The Doctor and the Devils (conductor)
 1982 The Electric Grandmother (TV Movie) (orchestrator)
 1980 The Elephant Man (conductor)
 1977 High Anxiety (conductor) / (orchestrator)
 1976 Silent Movie (orchestrator)
 1976 The Adams Chronicles (TV Mini-Series) (conductor - 2 episodes)
- Chapter II: John Adams, Revolutionary (1976) ... (conductor)
- Chapter I: John Adams, Lawyer (1976) ... (conductor)
 1974 Young Frankenstein (conductor) / (orchestrations)
 1974 Blazing Saddles (conductor) / (orchestrator)
 1970 The Twelve Chairs (conductor) / (orchestrator)
 1970 The Gamblers (conductor)
 1969 The Littlest Angel (TV Movie) (additional music)
 1967 The Producers (conductor)
 1962 The French Chef (TV Series) (composer: theme music - 1962)
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Personal Quote:

I thought I wanted to be a concert pianist, but I didn't like practicing , and that should have been a cue. Then I began doing composing and arranging on Broadway, and I soon realized I had found my vocation.

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Starting with The Producers (1967), Morris was the composer for every film directed by Mel Brooks until Life Stinks (1991). He also scored the Brooksfilms productions of The Elephant Man (1980), To Be or Not to Be (1983) and The Doctor and the Devils (1985). See more »

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