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Dean Pitchford


Dean Pitchford was born on July 29, 1951 in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 4 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 Strictly Come Dancing (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Week 3: Movie Special (2014) ... (writer: "Footloose" - uncredited)
 2014 Orange Is the New Black (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- A Whole Other Hole (2014) ... (writer: "Almost Paradise")
 2014 The Block (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Beach Volleyball Tournament (2014) ... (writer: "Footloose" - uncredited)
 2014 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Kevin Bacon/Jeff Musial/Ty Dolla Sign/Ann Wilson (2014) ... (writer: "Never" (uncredited), "Footloose")
 2014 Brooklyn Nine-Nine (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Fancy Brudgom (2014) ... (writer: "Fame" - uncredited)
 2009-2014 Dancing on Ice (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Week 6: The Skate-Off (2014) ... (writer: "Let's Hear It for the Boy" - uncredited)
- Week 6 (2014) ... (writer: "Let's Hear It for the Boy" - uncredited)
- Episode #4.14 (2009) ... (writer: "Let's Hear It for the Boy")
- Episode #4.13 (2009) ... (writer: "Let's Hear It for the Boy")
 2014 The Sublime and Beautiful (writer: "Always Have, Always Will")
 2013 The Sing-Off (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Movie Night (2013) ... (writer: "Fame")
- My Generation (2013) ... (writer: "Holding Out for a Hero")
 2013 Tu cara me suena (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.3 (2013) ... (writer: "Holding Out for a Hero")
  The Simpsons (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2013) (writer - 1 episode, 2009) (music - 1 episode, 1999)
- Homerland (2013) ... (lyrics: "Swag" - uncredited)
- How the Test Was Won (2009) ... (writer: "Footloose" - uncredited)
- Marge Simpson in 'Screaming Yellow Honkers' (1999) ... (music: "Fame" - uncredited)
 2013 The Road to Fame (Documentary) (writer: "Fame")
  The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 9 episodes, 2010 - 2013) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2011)
- Episode #21.146 (2013) ... (writer: "Footloose" - uncredited)
- Episode #21.64 (2013) ... (writer: "Footloose" - uncredited)
- Episode #21.9 (2012) ... (writer: "Footloose" - uncredited)
- Episode #20.151 (2012) ... (writer: "Footloose" - uncredited)
- Episode #20.50 (2011) ... (writer: "Footloose" - uncredited)
 2005-2013 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes)
- Week 3: Prom Night (2013) ... (writer: "Footloose")
- Honoring Veterans (2012) ... (writer: "Holding Out for a Hero")
- Round Four: The Results (2011) ... (writer: "Footloose", "Holding Out for a Hero")
- Rock Week (2010) ... (writer: "Holding Out for a Hero" - uncredited)
- Round Three (2005) ... (writer: "Footloose")
  Glee (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 2012 - 2013) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2012)
- Girls (and Boys) on Film (2013) ... (writer: "Footloose" - uncredited)
- Dynamic Duets (2012) ... (writer: "Holding Out for a Hero" - uncredited)
- Choke (2012) ... (lyrics: "Not the Boy Next Door" - uncredited)
 2013 The Way Way Back (writer: "Holding Out For A Hero")
 2012 The X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Live Show 2 (2012) ... (writer: "Footloose")
 2012 Big Brother's Bit on the Side (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 30 August 2012 (2012) ... (writer: "Holding Out for a Hero")
 2012 The X Factor Philippines (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 10 Performance Night (2012) ... (writer: "Footloose")
 2012 Dancing Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #7.3 (2012) ... (writer: "Footloose")
 2011-2012 Regular Show (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Eggscellent (2012) ... (writer: "Holding Out for a Hero")
- Karaoke Video (2011) ... (writer: "Footloose")
 2012 The Office (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Jury Duty (2012) ... (writer: "Footloose")
 2011 Kinect Sports: Season Two (Video Game) (writer: "Holding Out For A Hero")
 2011 Footloose (writer: "Footloose", "Holding Out for a Hero", "Dance the Night Away", "Let's Hear It for the Boy", "Almost Paradise", "Dancing in Dee's Sheets")
 2011 Parks and Recreation (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Born & Raised (2011) ... (writer: "Let's Hear It for the Boy")
 2010 Being Erica (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Moving on Up (2010) ... (writer: "Make Me Lose Control")
 2010 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (writer - 2 episodes)
- 80's Good, Bad & Ugly (2010) ... (writer: "Holding Out For A Hero" - uncredited)
- Our All Time Favourite Films (2010) ... (writer: "Holding Out For A Hero" - uncredited)
 2010 Dirty Girl (writer: "You Should Hear How She Talks About You")
 2004-2010 The X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Auditions 4 (2010) ... (writer: "All the Man That I Need", "All The Man That I Need")
- Auditions 6 (2007) ... (writer: "Fame" - uncredited)
- Bootcamp 1 (2004) ... (writer: "All the Man That I Need" - uncredited)
 2006-2010 So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Top 11 Perform (2010) ... (writer: "Footloose")
- Two of 18 Voted Off (2009) ... (writer: "Footloose")
- Top 14 Results (2006) ... (writer: "Footloose")
 2010 Cold Case (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Almost Paradise (2010) ... (writer: "Almost Paradise")
 2009 The Nolans: In the Mood for Dancing (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Holding Out for a Hero")
 2009 Angela and Friends (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.25 (2009) ... (writer: "I Sing the Body Electric")
 2009 Smallville (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Idol (2009) ... (writer: "Holding Out For A Hero" - uncredited)
 2009 The New Paul O'Grady Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 11 November 2009 (2009) ... (writer: "Holding Out for a Hero")
 2009 50 años de (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Fama, todo por un sueño (2009) ... (lyrics: "Fame")
 2009 Nobody (writer: "Holding Out For A Hero")
 2009 Fame (writer: "Fame")
 2009 This Morning (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 14 September 2009 (2009) ... (writer: "Holding Out for a Hero")
 2009 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #9.7 (2009) ... (writer: "Footloose" - uncredited)
 2009 The Hangover (writer: "Fame")
 2009 Dance Flick (writer: "Fame")
 2008 BCN aixeca el teló (TV Special) (lyrics: "Fame")
 2008 Every Little Step (Documentary) (writer: "Fame")
 2008 Somewhere Over the Flagpole: A Nintendo Movie (Short) (writer: "Holding Out for a Hero")
 2007 Yperoha plasmata (TV Series) (writer: "Holding Out for a Hero")
 2007 Divas of Disco (Video) (writer: "Red Light")
 2007 The Brothers Solomon (writer: "Almost Paradise")
 2007 Mania (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Cine Mania (2007) ... (writer: "Fame")
 2007 Hot Rod (writer: "Never")
 2007 Friday Night with Jonathan Ross (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #12.14 (2007) ... (writer: "Holding Out for a Hero" - uncredited)
 2007 American Loser (writer: "Holding Out For A Hero")
 2007 Cash Cow (Short) (writer: "Fame")
 2006 Dexter (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Shrink Wrap (2006) ... (writer: "Make Me Lose Control")
 2006 American Dad! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The American Dad After School Special (2006) ... (writer: "Let's Hear It For the Boy" - uncredited)
 2006 Super Powers (Short) (writer: "Holding Out for a Hero" - uncredited)
 2006 Bambi II (lyrics: "Through Your Eyes") / (music: "Through Your Eyes")
 2005 Karaoke Revolution Party (Video Game) ("Fame")
 2005 Ice Princess (writer: "Reachin' for Heaven")
 2005 King and Queen of Hearts (Video documentary) (writer: "Footloose")
 2004 The 58th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (lyrics: "Not the Boy Next Door")
 2004 Shrek 2 (writer: "Holding Out for a Hero" (1984))
 2004 My Date with Drew (Documentary) (writer: "Holding Out For a Hero")
 2003 Sing Along Songs: Brother Bear - On My Way (Video short) (lyrics: "Try Again") / (music: "Try Again")
 2003 The Lizzie McGuire Movie (lyrics: "What Dreams Are Made Of" (Ballad Version), "What Dreams Are Made Of")
 2003 101 Dalmatians II: Patch's London Adventure (Video) (writer: "Try Again")
 2003 Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Ping Ping a Song (2003) ... (lyrics: "Almost Paradise" (Love Theme))
 2002 Will & Grace (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Bacon and Eggs (2002) ... (writer: "Footloose" - uncredited)
- A Chorus Lie (2002) ... (writer: "Let's Hear It for the Boy" - uncredited)
 2002 Operación triunfo (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.13 (2002) ... (writer: "All the Man That I Need")
 2001 Not Another Teen Movie (writer: "Footloose")
 2001 Bandits (writer: "Holding Out for a Hero" (1984))
 1999 Bertelsen - DR2s talkshow (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.2 (1999) ... (writer: "Fame")
 1999 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Bill Murray/Lucinda Williams (1999) ... (writer: "Footloose", "Holding Out for a Hero" - uncredited)
 1997 I Know What You Did Last Summer (writer: "Fame" (uncredited), "Fame")
 1997 Romy and Michele's High School Reunion (writer: "Footloose")
 1996 Married with Children (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Turning Japanese (1996) ... (lyrics: "Fame")
 1994 Trevor (Short) (lyrics: "Fame") / (writer: "Fame")
 1992 Sarafina! (writer: "One More Time")
 1991 The Washing Machine Man (TV Short) (writer: "YOU TICKLE MY FANCY")
 1991 The Butcher's Wife (" (LOVE MOVES IN) MYSTERIOUS WAYS")
 1991 If Looks Could Kill (writer: "TEACH ME HOW TO DREAM" (love theme from "IF LOOKS COULD KILL"))
 1990 Pero ¿esto qué es? (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 30 November 1990 (1990) ... (writer: "All the Man That I Need")
 1990 Working Tra$h (TV Movie) (writer: "Still Rockin'")
 1990 3 Men and a Little Lady (lyrics: "ALWAYS THINKING OF YOU")
 1990 The 62nd Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (writer: "After All")
 1989 Sing (writer: "Birthday Suit", " (Everybody's Gotta) Face the Music", "One More Time", "Romance", "Sing", "Somethin' to Believe In", "Total Concentration", "We'll Never Say Goodbye", "What's the Matter With Love?", "You Don't Have to Ask Me Twice")
 1989 Chances Are (writer: "AFTER ALL (Love theme from CHANCES ARE)")
 1989 Who's Harry Crumb? (writer: "Holding Out For A Hero")
 1989 The Karen Carpenter Story (TV Movie) (writer: "Now")
 1988 Beaches (lyrics: "I Know You By Heart") / (music: "I Know You By Heart")
 1988 Oliver & Company (lyrics: "Streets of Gold")
 1988 Short Circuit 2 (writer: "Holding Out For A Hero")
  Fame (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes, 1983 - 1985) (lyrics - 3 episodes, 1982 - 1987)
- Baby, Remember My Name (1987) ... (lyrics: "Fame")
- The Heart of Rock 'N' Roll II (1985) ... (writer: "Dancing in the Sheets", "Fame")
- The Heart of Rock 'N' Roll (1984) ... (writer: "Holding Out For A Hero")
- Fame Looks at Music '83 (1984) ... (lyrics: "Fame")
- Fame on Tour: Happy Birthday Israel (1983) ... (writer: "Fame")
 1987 The Magic of David Copperfield IX: Escape from Alcatraz (TV Movie) (writer: "Let's Hear it for the Boy")
 1987 DTV 'Doggone' Valentine (TV Movie) (writer: "Let's Hear It For The Boy")
 1986 Quicksilver (writer: "One Summer Day (Dueling Bikes)", "Quicksilver Lightning")
 1985 Summer Rental (writer: "Footloose")
 1985 Live Aid (TV Special documentary) (writer: "Footlose")
 1985 D.A.R.Y.L. (lyrics: "Somewhere I Belong")
 1985 The 57th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special documentary) (writer: "Let's Hear It for the Boy", "Footloose")
 1985 The Magic of David Copperfield VII: Familares (TV Special) (writer: "Let's Hear it for the Boy")
 1985 That's Dancing! (Documentary) (lyrics: "Fame")
 1984 Cover Up (TV Series) (writer: "Holding Out for a Hero")
 1984 The Magic of David Copperfield VI: Floating Over the Grand Canyon (TV Special) (writer: "Holding Out for a Hero")
 1984 Double Trouble (TV Series) (writer: "Double Trouble")
 1984 A Streetcar Named Desire (TV Movie) (writer: "Til the Blues Get Gone")
 1984 Footloose (lyrics: "Let's Hear It for the Boy", "Dancing in the Sheets", "Almost Paradise" (Love Theme)) / (writer: "Footloose", "Never", "I'm Free", "The Girl Gets Around", "Holding Out for a Hero", "Somebody's Eyes")
 1982 Shoot the Moon (writer: "Fame")
 1981 The Legend of the Lone Ranger (writer: "The Man in the Mask")
 1981 The 53rd Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (writer: "Fame")
 1980 On Location with: FAME (Documentary short) (lyrics: "Fame", "I Sing the Body Electric")
 1980 Loving Couples (lyrics: "TAKE ME AWAY", "THERE'S MORE WHERE THAT CAME FROM", "TURN UP THE MUSIC")
 1980 Fame (lyrics: "Red Light" (1980), "Fame" (1980), "I Sing The Body Electric" (1979))
 1980 Solid Gold (TV Series) (writer: "Solid Gold Theme")
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Dean Pitchford and Walter Bobbie were both nominated for the 1999 Tony Award (New York City) for the Author (Book) of the Musical for "Footloose".

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