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Robert O. Ragland (1931–2012)

Robert O. Ragland is one of the most prolific music composers in the film industry. Originally from Chicago, Ragland gave up a comfortable executive position in advertising to gamble on his musical talents in Hollywood. Since that decision made in 1968, Ragland has made his impressive presence known in the film community by scoring over 50 motion ... See full bio »

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10 to Midnight
10 to Midnight Composer
Grizzly Composer
Midway Music Department
Seven Alone
Seven Alone Composer


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 1998 Armstrong
 1997 Motel Blue
 1997/II Top of the World
 1997 Plato's Run (Video)
 1996 Orion's Key
 1996 Warhead (as Robert O. Raglund)
 1995 The Fear
 1994 The Raffle
 1988 Deep Space
 1987 Moon in Scorpio (as Robert Ragland)
 1987 Nightstick (TV Movie)
 1987 Assassination
 1984 The Guardian (TV Movie)
 1983 Hysterical
 1982 BrainWaves
 1982 Q
 1982 A Time to Die
 1980 High Ice (TV Movie)
 1979 The Glove
 1979 Jaguar Lives!
 1978 The Force Beyond (Documentary)
 1978 Wonder Woman (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Hot Wheels (1978) ... (as Roland O. Ragland)
 1976 Project: Kill
 1976 Grizzly
 1974 Abby
 1974 Seven Alone
 1970 Weekend with the Babysitter (as Bob Ragland)
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Other Works:

Unused score: Wing Commander (1999). See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | See more »

Alternate Names:

Bob Ragland | Robert Ragland | Roland O. Ragland | Robert O. Raglund


5' 8" (1.73 m)

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Personal Quote:

(The scoring of Grizzly) "Because of the recent popularity of 'disaster' films, I was faced with the problem of creating a unique, but dramatically supportive score for Grizzly." See more »


Member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences [Music Branch]. See more »


Uses low sounding insturments in his films. Usually with a lot of his B-Movie and Cult films.



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