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Monty Norman

Monty Norman was born on April 4, 1928 in London, England as Monty Noserovitch. See full bio »

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Skyfall Music Department
Casino Royale
Casino Royale Music Department
Dr. No
Dr. No Composer


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 2015 The Simpsons (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Friend with Benefit (2015) ... (writer: "James Bond Theme" - uncredited)
 2015/I Spectre (music: "The Name's Bond... James Bond", "James Bond Theme")
 2014 Atop the Fourth Wall (TV Series) (1 episode)
- SCI-Spy #6 (2014) ... ("James Bond Theme")
 2014 Spise med Price (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- De umættelige helte (2014) ... (writer: "James Bond Theme" - uncredited)
  Rude Tube (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 2013) (music - 1 episode, 2011)
- Bad Trips (2013) ... (writer: "James Bond Theme" - uncredited)
- Mashed 'n' Mixed (2011) ... (music: "James Bond Theme" - uncredited)
 2013 The Secret Life of Uri Geller (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "James Bond Theme" - uncredited)
 2013 The 85th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (writer: "James Bond Theme" - uncredited)
 2012 Hollywood in Vienna 2012 (TV Special) (music: "Casino Royale: Suite")
 2012 Skyfall (music: "The Name's Bond... James Bond", "James Bond Theme")
 2012 Everything or Nothing (Documentary) (music: "James Bond Theme", "James Bond Theme (Moby Re-Version)") / (writer: "Under The Mango Tree", "From Russia With Love", "007. A Fantasy Bond Theme")
 2012 Nostalgia Critic (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- The Top 11 Awesome Movie Themes (2012) ... (music: "Theme from Dr. No" - uncredited)
 2011 BBC Proms (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Prom 38: Film Music Night (2011) ... (music: "The Name's Bond... James Bond")
 2010 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (music - 1 episode)
- Blockbuster Heroes (2010) ... (music: "James Bond Theme")
 2009 You Are Beautiful (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.8 (2009) ... (music: "James Bond Theme")
 2009 New Tricks (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Shadow Show (2009) ... (writer: "James Bond Theme" - uncredited)
 2008 Quantum of Solace (music: "James Bond Theme")
 2008 Willkommen Österreich (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.49 (2008) ... (writer: "James Bond Theme" - uncredited)
 2008 Getaway (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #17.28 (2008) ... (writer: "James Bond Theme" - uncredited)
 2007 Hoge bomen: Pioniers (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
- Simon van Collem (2007) ... ("James Bond Theme")
 2006 Torchwood (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Greeks Bearing Gifts (2006) ... (writer: "James Bond Theme" - uncredited)
 2006 Casino Royale (music: "James Bond Theme", "The Name's Bond... James Bond")
 2003 Mannerheim ja Pietari (TV Movie documentary) (music: "James Bond Theme")
 2002 Catch Me If You Can (music: "James Bond Theme")
 2002 007: Nightfire (Video Game) (music: "James Bond Theme")
 2002 Die Another Day (music: "James Bond Theme")
 2002 Bond Girls Are Forever (TV Movie documentary) (music: "James Bond Theme")
 1999 The World Is Not Enough (music: "James Bond Theme")
 1998 He Got Game (writer: "Game Face")
 1997 Tomorrow Never Dies (music: "James Bond Theme") / (writer: "Backseat Driver")
 1992-1997 Tohuwabohu (TV Series) (writer - 7 episodes)
- Parte 41 (1997) ... (writer: "James Bond Theme" - uncredited)
- Episode #4.1 (1994) ... (writer: "James Bond Theme" - uncredited)
- Reg.Nr.11 (1993) ... (writer: "James Bond Theme" - uncredited)
- Folge 12 - Das Schlechteste aus Tohuwabohu (1993) ... (writer: "James Bond Theme" - uncredited)
- Episode #3.3 (1993) ... (writer: "James Bond Theme" - uncredited)
 1995 GoldenEye (music: "James Bond Theme")
 1995 The World of James Bond (TV Movie documentary) (music: "James Bond Theme")
 1989-1994 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Teen-Age Crime Wave (1994) ... (writer: "James Bond Theme")
- Time of the Apes (1991) ... (writer: "James Bond Theme")
- The Legend of Dinosaurs (1989) ... (writer: "James Bond Theme")
 1989 Licence to Kill (music: "James Bond Theme")
 1987 The Living Daylights (music: "James Bond Theme")
 1987 Happy Anniversary 007: 25 Years of James Bond (TV Movie documentary) (music: "Bond 77")
 1985 The Goonies (music: "James Bond Theme")
 1985 A View to a Kill (music: "James Bond Theme")
 1983 Octopussy (music: "James Bond Theme")
 1981 For Your Eyes Only (music: "James Bond Theme")
 1979 Moonraker (music: "James Bond Theme")
 1979 The Return of Superman (music: "James Bond Theme" - uncredited)
 1978 The King of Kung Fu (music: "Bond 77")
 1977 The Spy Who Loved Me (music: "James Bond Theme", "Bond 77")
 1975 Jane Bond (music: "James Bond Theme" - uncredited)
 1974 The Man with the Golden Gun (music: "James Bond Theme")
 1973 The True Way (music: "James Bond Theme" - uncredited)
 1973 Live and Let Die (music: "James Bond Theme")
 1973 Barend is weer bezig! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Huldiging van onze held (1973) ... (writer: "Audio Bongo" (instrumental) - uncredited)
 1971 Diamonds Are Forever (music: "James Bond Theme")
 1969 On Her Majesty's Secret Service (music: "James Bond Theme")
 1967 You Only Live Twice (music: "James Bond Theme")
 1966 Quick Before They Catch Us (TV Series) (writer: "Quick Before They Catch Us" - uncredited)
 1966 The Hollywood Palace (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.19 (1966) ... (lyrics: "Dis-Donc" - uncredited)
 1966 Love in Tokyo (music: "James Bond Theme")
 1965 Thunderball (music: "James Bond Theme")
 1965 Help! (music: "James Bond Theme" (1962) - uncredited)
 1964 Goldfinger (music: "James Bond Theme")
 1964 Swingers' Paradise (music: "James Bond Theme" - uncredited)
 1963 From Russia with Love (music: "James Bond Theme")
 1963 Irma la Douce (lyrics: "Our Language of Love")
 1963 Call Me Bwana (lyrics: "Call Me Bwana") / (music: "Call Me Bwana")
 1962 Dr. No (lyrics: "Kingston Calypso") / (music: "James Bond Theme", "Kingston Calypso") / (performer: "Love At Last", "Under the Mango Tree (Instrumental)", "The Island Speaks" - uncredited) / (writer: "Under the Mango Tree", "Jump Up", "Love At Last", "Under the Mango Tree (Instrumental)", "The Island Speaks", "Jamaica Jazz", "Dr. No's Theme" - uncredited)
 1961 Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #13.29 (1961) ... (lyrics: "Our Language of Love" - uncredited)
 1959 Expresso Bongo (music: "Nausea", "The Shrine on the Second Floor", "I've Never Had It So Good", "Nothing Is For Nothing")
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Show Show Self (9 credits)

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Mankowitz and his musical, "Belle or the Ballad of Dr. Crippen," was performed at the Strand Theatre in London, England with George Benson, Rose Hill, Virginia Vernon, Nicolette Roeg, Jerry Desmonde, and Davy Kaye in the cast. Val May was director. See more »

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Monte Norman

Did You Know?


Interviewed on television by Jonathan Ross in his 70s, he revealed that the James Bond theme, his most famous work, was in fact the tune for a song he had written for a never-produced stage musical based on V.S. Naipaul's novel, "A House For Mr. Biswas". It was his idea that the music for "Dr. No", the first Bond film, would largely consist of West Indian folk-tunes and calypsos. Whilst this is ... See more »

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