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Hugo Peretti (1916–1986)

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In 1968 founded, w/Luigi Creatore and Joseph E. Levine, Avco-Embassy Records (later changed to Avco Records). See more trivia »

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(age 69)

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Known For

Ace Ventura: Pet Detective
(1994)
The Wolf of Wall Street
(2013)
The Lion King
The Lion King Soundtrack
(1994)
The Bucket List
The Bucket List Soundtrack
(2007)

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 2016 The Voice (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Blind Auditions 6 (2016) ... (writer: "Can't Help Falling In Love")
 2015 Empire (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Lyon's Roar (2015) ... (writer: "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" - uncredited)
 2014 Guapas (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Nochebuena (2014) ... (writer: "Can't Help Falling in Love" (Live at Daytrotter)" - uncredited)
 2008-2014 Sons of Anarchy (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Papa's Goods (2014) ... (writer: "I Can't Help Falling In Love With You" - uncredited)
- Pilot (2008) ... (writer: "Can't Help Falling In Love" - uncredited)
 2014 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Billy Joel/Chelsea Clinton (2014) ... (writer: "The Lion Sleeps Tonight")
 2014 The Footy Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #21.1 (2014) ... (writer: "Can't Help Falling In Love" - uncredited)
 2014 The Big Bang Theory (TV Series) (arranger - 1 episode)
- The Convention Conundrum (2014) ... (arranger: "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" - uncredited)
 2003-2013 EastEnders (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 31 December 2013 (2013) ... (writer: "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 5 September 2003 (2003) ... (writer: "Can't Help Falling in Love" - uncredited)
 2013 Lilyhammer (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Out of Africa (2013) ... (writer: "The Lion Sleeps Tonight")
 2013 Rude Tube (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Rom Dotcom (2013) ... (writer: "Can't Help Falling in Love" - uncredited)
 2013 So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Top 20 Finalists Perform (2013) ... (writer: "Can't Help Falling in Love" (Live at Daytrotter))
 2013 Call the Midwife (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.6 (2013) ... (writer: "Secretly" - uncredited)
 2010-2013 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #20.82 (2013) ... (writer: "Can't Help Falling in Love")
- Dr. Phil/Jon Gruden/Tim Urban (2010) ... (writer: "Can't Help Falling In Love" - uncredited)
 2013 Vegas (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- From This Day Forward (2013) ... (writer: "Can't Help Falling In Love")
 2012 The Bachelorette: Ashley and JP's Wedding (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Can't Help Falling In Love")
 2012 Degrassi: The Next Generation (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Viva Las Vegas: Part 1 (2012) ... (writer: "Can't Help Falling in Love" - uncredited)
 2012 Show of the Week (TV Series documentary short) (writer - 1 episode)
- Borderlands 2 (2012) ... (writer: "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" - uncredited)
 2012 Big Brother's Bit on the Side (TV Series) (arranger - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 25 August 2012 (2012) ... (arranger: "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" - uncredited)
 2012 The X Factor Philippines (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 9 Performance Night (2012) ... (writer: "Can't Help Falling in Love")
 2012 True Blood (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- In the Beginning (2012) ... (writer: "I Can't Help Fallin' In Love" - uncredited)
 2011 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #20.21 (2011) ... (writer: "Can't Help Falling in Love" - uncredited)
 2010 American Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top Nine Performance, Part 2 (2010) ... (writer: "I Can't Help Falling In Love")
  The Choir: Unsung Town (TV Mini-Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2009) (music - 1 episode, 2009)
- Episode #1.3 (2009) ... (lyrics: "Can't Help Falling in Love" - uncredited) / (music: "Can't Help Falling in Love" - uncredited)
 2009 The Wedding (TV Series) (writer: "Can't Help Falling in Love")
 2009 One Tree Hill (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Forever and Almost Always (2009) ... (writer: "I Can't Help Falling In Love With You" - uncredited)
 2008 X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.11 (2008) ... (writer: "Can't Help Falling In Love")
 2008 O, Fortuna! (TV Movie documentary) (arranger: "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" - uncredited)
 2007 Cold Case (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Devil Music (2007) ... (writer: "Can't Help Falling In Love" - uncredited)
 2007 Elvis: Viva Las Vegas (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Can't Help Falling in Love")
 2007 Willkommen Österreich (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.9 (2007) ... (writer: "Can't Help Falling in Love")
 2007 It Takes Two (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.4 (2007) ... (writer: "The Lion Sleeps Tonight")
 2007 ER (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- I Don't (2007) ... (writer: "Can't Help Falling in Love")
 2007 The Office (TV Series) (arranger - 1 episode)
- Product Recall (2007) ... (arranger: "The Lion Sleeps Tonight")
 2006 The Eight (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Sarah, the Heroine of Nili (2006) ... (writer: "Can't Help Falling in Love" - uncredited)
 2006 Torvill & Dean's Dancing on Ice (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.7 (2006) ... (lyrics: "The Lion Sleeps Tonight")
 2006 Doctor Who (TV Series) (arranger - 1 episode)
- Rise of the Cybermen (2006) ... (arranger: "The Lion Sleeps Tonight")
 2006 Kupetzky (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Freizeit (2006) ... (writer: "Can't Help Falling In Love" - uncredited)
- Kupetzky hat Schicht (2006) ... (writer: "Can't Help Falling In Love" - uncredited)
 2005 Australian Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 4 Performance Show: Elvis Presley (2005) ... (writer: "Can't Help Falling in Love")
 2005 Idols (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 11: Number 1 Hits from the 90s (2005) ... (writer: "Can't Help Falling in Love")
 2005 Canadian Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 4 Performances (2005) ... (writer: "Can't Help Falling in Love")
 2005 Elvis by the Presleys (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Can't Help Falling in Love")
 2005 Undercover (TV Series) (arranger - 1 episode)
- Motivationstrainer (2005) ... (arranger: "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" - uncredited)
  The Simpsons (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 2002 - 2004) (arranger - 1 episode, 2000)
- My Big Fat Geek Wedding (2004) ... (writer: "The Lion Sleeps Tonight")
- Treehouse of Horror XIII (2002) ... (writer: "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" - uncredited)
- Insane Clown Poppy (2000) ... (arranger: "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" - uncredited)
 2003 SuperStar KZ (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.8 (2003) ... (writer: "Can't Help Falling in Love")
 2003 Deutschland sucht den Superstar (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Dritte Top 50 Show (2003) ... (writer: "Can't Help Falling in Love")
 2003 Less Than Perfect (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Picture Perfect Party (2003) ... (writer: "The Lion Sleeps Tonight")
 2002 The Wire (TV Series) (arranger - 1 episode)
- Lessons (2002) ... (arranger: "Wimoweh" - uncredited)
 2002 Teachers (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.10 (2002) ... (lyrics: "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" - uncredited)
 2001 Malcolm in the Middle (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Grandparents (2001) ... (writer: "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" - uncredited)
  Eva & Adam (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2000) (music - 1 episode, 2000)
- En kille som har allt (2000) ... (lyrics: "Can't Help Falling in Love") / (music: "Can't Help Falling in Love")
 1998 Frankfurt - Millennium (TV Movie) (arranger: "The Lion Sleeps Tonight")
 1998 Principal Takes a Holiday (TV Movie) (writer: "Can't Help Falling In Love With You")
 1994-1997 Tohuwabohu (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes)
- Tralala 2 bzw. 40 (1997) ... (writer: " (I Can't Help) Falling In Love With You" - uncredited)
- Unplugged (42) (1997) ... (writer: "I Wish I Were a Princess" - uncredited)
- Op. (Opossum) 21 (1995) ... (writer: " (I Can't Help) Falling In Love With You" - uncredited)
- 23.exe (1995) ... (writer: "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" - uncredited)
- Variation 18 (1994) ... (writer: "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" - uncredited)
 1996 Cybill (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Going to Hell in a Limo: Part 2 (1996) ... (writer: "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" - uncredited)
  Friends (TV Series) (arranger - 1 episode, 1996) (writer - 1 episode, 1995)
- The One After the Superbowl: Part 1 (1996) ... (arranger: "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" - uncredited)
- The One with All the Poker (1995) ... (writer: "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" - uncredited)
 1986-1994 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Alec Baldwin & Kim Basinger/UB40 (1994) ... (writer: "Can't Help Falling in Love")
- Tony Danza/Laurie Anderson (1986) ... (writer: "Can't Help Falling in Love" - uncredited)
 1993 Gottsu ê kanji (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 8 August 1993 (1993) ... (writer: "Can't Help Falling in Love" - uncredited)
 1993 Screen Two (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Snapper (1993) ... (writer: "Can't Help Falling In Love")
 1992 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Hercules Unchained (1992) ... (writer: "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" - uncredited)
 1992 Columbo (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- No Time to Die (1992) ... (writer: "Can't Help Falling In Love" - uncredited)
 1990 A Night on Mount Edna (TV Movie) (writer: " (I Can't Help) Falling in Love With You")
 1990 The 44th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (writer: "Can't Help Falling in Love")
 1986 Sharon, Lois & Bram's Elephant Show (TV Series) (arranger - 1 episode)
- Treasure Island (1986) ... (arranger: "The Lion Sleeps Tonight")
 1984 Fame (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Heart of Rock 'N' Roll (1984) ... (writer: "Elvis Medley: Heartbreak Hotel; Teddy Bear; Can't Help Falling in love; Jailhouse Rock")
 1982 Keiji yoroshiku (TV Series) (arranger: "Raion wa neteiru (The Lion Sleeps Tonight)")
 1976-1978 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes)
- Episode dated 6 April 1978 (1978) ... (writer: "Wonder Woman")
- Episode dated 19 August 1976 (1976) ... (writer: "16 Bars")
- Episode dated 6 May 1976 (1976) ... (writer: "Can't Help Falling in Love")
- Episode dated 29 April 1976 (1976) ... (writer: "Can't Help Falling in Love")
- Episode dated 15 April 1976 (1976) ... (writer: "Can't Help Falling in Love")
 1977 Elvis in Concert (TV Special documentary) (writer: "Can't Help Falling In Love")
 1975 The Ernie Sigley Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 3 April 1975 (1975) ... (writer: "The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Wimoweh)")
 1973 The Graham Kennedy Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 20 March 1973 (1973) ... (writer: "Can't Help Falling in Love")
 1973 Elvis: Aloha from Hawaii (TV Special documentary) (writer: "Ku'u Ipo", "Can't Help Falling in Love")
 1973 Elvis: Aloha from Hawaii - Rehearsal Concert (TV Movie) (writer: "Ku'u Ipo", "Can't Help Falling in Love")
 1970 The Benny Hill Show (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Tommy Tupper in Tupper-Time (1970) ... (lyrics: "Carnival (Manhã de Carnaval)")
 1968 Elvis (TV Movie) (writer: "Can't Help Falling In Love")
 1965 Dave's Place (TV Series) (arranger - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.6 (1965) ... (arranger: "Wimoweh" (aka "The Lion Sleeps Tonight"))
 1964-1965 Shindig! (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.34 (1965) ... (writer: "Can't Help Falling in Love")
- Episode #1.4 (1964) ... (writer: "Wimoweh" (aka "The Lion Sleeps Tonight"))
 1957 The New Adventures of Charlie Chan (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Great Salvos (1957) ... (writer: "I Can't Help Falling in Love with You" - uncredited)
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Founded (w/Luigi Creatore, Joseph E. Levine) Avco-Embassy Records. See more »
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In 1968 founded, w/Luigi Creatore and Joseph E. Levine, Avco-Embassy Records (later changed to Avco Records). See more »

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