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Andy Razaf (1895–1973)

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Was posthumously nominated for Broadway's 1979 Tony Award as Best Score for "Eubie!," his lyrics, along with the lyrics of several others, with the music of the musical's subject, Eubie Blake. See more trivia »

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 2013 The Swing of Things (Short) (writer: "In the Mood") (completed)
 2013 The Great Gatsby (writer: "Ain't Misbehavin'")
 2012 Moeder, ik wil bij de revue (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Naar de stad (2012) ... (writer: "In the Mood" - uncredited)
 2012 Stories We Tell (Documentary) (writer: "Ain't Misbehavin")
 2010-2011 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #11.4 (2011) ... (writer: "In The Mood" - uncredited)
- 2010 Semi-FInal (2010) ... (writer: "Swing the Mood" - uncredited)
 2011 Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Marwencol (2011) ... (writer: "Honeysuckle Rose")
 2009-2011 Land Girls (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Back to the Land (2011) ... (writer: "In the Mood" - uncredited)
- Secrets (2009) ... (writer: "In the Mood")
- Childhood's End (2009) ... (writer: "In the Mood" - uncredited)
 2009 Army Wives (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- As Time Goes By... (2009) ... (writer: "In The Mood" - uncredited)
 2009 An Evening with Eartha Kitt (TV Movie documentary) (lyrics: "Ain't Misbehavin'")
 2008 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (writer: "AIN'T MISBEHAVIN'")
 2008 Trying to Get Good: The Jazz Odyssey of Jack Sheldon (Documentary) (lyrics: "The Joint Is Jumpin'") / (music: "The Joint Is Jumpin'")
 2008 Be Kind Rewind (writer: "Ain't Misbehavin'")
 2007 Sarah Vaughan: Live in '58 & '64 (Video) (lyrics: "Honeysuckle Rose" - uncredited)
 2007 Great Performances (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- We Love Ella! A Tribute to the First Lady of Song (2007) ... (music: "Ain't Misbehavin'")
 2007 Surf's Up (writer: "Honeysuckle Rose")
 2006 All the King's Men (writer: "If It Ain't Love")
 2005 Cheap (writer: "In The Mood")
 2005 The White Countess (lyrics: "That Rhythm Man" (1929))
 2005 The Perfect Man (writer: "Honeysuckle Rose")
 2005 Doctor Who (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Doctor Dances (2005) ... (writer: "In The Mood" - uncredited)
- The Empty Child (2005) ... (writer: "In The Mood")
 2004 The Aviator (lyrics: "Ain't Cha Glad" (1933))
 2004 Melinda and Melinda (lyrics: "Memories Of You" (1930))
 2004 Swing Girls (writer: "In the Mood")
 2003 Chocolate com Pimenta (TV Series) ("In the Mood")
 2003 The Human Stain (lyrics: "Honeysuckle Rose" (1929))
 2003 Anything Else (writer: "Honeysuckle Rose")
 2002 Gilmore Girls (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- They Shoot Gilmores, Don't They? (2002) ... (writer: "In The Mood" - uncredited)
 2002 Scrubs (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- My Case Study (2002) ... (writer: "In the Mood")
 2002 Mafia: The City of Lost Heaven (Video Game) (writer: "Honeysuckle Rose")
 2002 Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood (lyrics: "Keepin' Out of Mischief Now" (1932))
 2002 Livshunger (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.4 (2002) ... ("AIN'T MISBEHAVIN")
 2001 Kate & Leopold (writer: "Honeysuckle Rose")
 2001 Great Performances: Dance in America (TV Series) (1 episode)
- From Broadway: Fosse (2001) ... ("Christopher Columbus")
 2001 Town & Country (lyrics: "Ain't Misbehavin'" (1929))
 2001 Kissing Jessica Stein (writer: "Gee Baby, Ain't I Good To You")
 2000 Pollock (writer: "Sing, Sing, Sing")
 2000 Nuremberg (TV Mini-Series) (writer: "I Never Slept a Wink Last Night")
 2000 On the Beach (TV Movie) (writer: "In the Mood")
 1999 Choo-choo (Short) (writer: "In The Mood")
 1999 The Story of Us (writer: "Keepin' Out Of Mishchief Now")
 1999 Lansky (TV Movie) (writer: "In the Mood")
 1998 The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg (Documentary) (writer: "Gee Baby, Ain't I Good to You")
 1997 Deconstructing Harry (lyrics: "Christopher Columbus" (1936))
 1996 Swingers (writer: "Knock Me a Kiss")
 1996 The Nutty Professor (writer: "In the Mood")
 1995 The Grass Harp (writer: "STOMPIN' AT THE SAVOY")
 1995 Georgia (lyrics: "GEE BABY, AIN'T I GOOD TO YOU")
 1994 Cari fottutissimi amici (writer: "IN THE MOOD")
 1994 Radioland Murders (writer: "In the Mood")
 1994 Bullets Over Broadway ("That Jungle Jamboree")
 1994 The Mask (lyrics: "Gee Baby, Ain't I Good To You")
 1994 Ain't Misbehavin (TV Series) (writer: "Title Song")
 1992 Ciao, Professore! (as Raza, "Ain't Misbehavin")
 1992 Mr. Saturday Night (writer: "Ain't Misbehavin'")
 1992 Ladybugs (writer: "If I Can't Sell It, I'm Gonna Sit Right Down On It")
 1991 The Prince of Tides (writer: "That's What I Like 'Bout The South")
 1991 True Identity (writer: "If I Can't Sell It, I'll Just Keep Sittin' On It")
 1991 The Marrying Man (writer: "HONEYSUCKLE ROSE", "STOMPIN' AT THE SAVOY")
 1990 The Russia House (writer: "Ain't Misbehavin'")
 1990 The Wonder Years (TV Series) (arranger - 1 episode)
- Little Debbie (1990) ... (arranger: "In the Mood" - uncredited)
 1990 Beverly Hills, 90210 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The First Time (1990) ... (writer: "In The Mood" - uncredited)
 1990 Texasville (writer: "He's A Son Of The South")
 1990 Chicago Joe and the Showgirl (writer: "Sing Sing Sing" - uncredited)
 1989 In Country (writer: "Ain't Misbehavin'")
  American Masters (TV Series documentary) (lyrics - 1 episode, 1989) (writer - 1 episode, 1989)
- Satchmo: The Life of Louis Armstrong (1989) ... (lyrics: "Keepin' Out of Mischief Now", "Blue Turning Grey Over You") / (writer: "Black and Blue", "Ain't Misbehavin'")
 1989 When Harry Met Sally... (writer: "Stompin' At The Savoy")
 1989 The 43rd Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (lyrics: "That Rhythm Man")
 1989 'Allo 'Allo (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Enigma (1989) ... (lyrics: "In The Mood" - uncredited)
 1988 Three Seats for the 26th (writer: "In The Mood")
 1987 Designing Women (TV Series) (1 episode)
- 101 Ways to Decorate a Gas Station (1987) ... ("Ain't Misbehavin'")
 1987 Hope and Glory (writer: "In the Mood")
 1987 In the Mood (writer: "IN THE MOOD", "STOMPIN' AT THE SAVOY", "MEMORIES OF YOU")
 1986 Soul Man (" (What Did I Do to Be So) Black and Blue")
 1985 Kerouac, the Movie (Documentary) (lyrics: "Honeysuckle Rose') / (music: "Honeysuckle Rose')
 1984 The Philadelphia Experiment (lyrics: "Memories of You")
 1984 Zeg 'ns Aaa (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- De Maat (1984) ... (writer: "In The Mood" - uncredited)
 1984 The Jewel in the Crown (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Crossing the River (1984) ... (writer: "In the Mood" - uncredited)
 1981 True Confessions (lyrics: "Memories of You")
 1981 They All Laughed (lyrics: "MEMORIES OF YOU") / (writer: "MEMORIES OF YOU")
 1981 The 35th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (lyrics: "Honeysuckle Rose")
 1980 Rough Cut (writer: "Ain't Misbehavin'" - uncredited)
 1980 The Carpenters: Music, Music, Music (TV Special) (lyrics: "Ain't Misbehaving")
 1979 1941 (music: "In the Mood" - uncredited)
 1979 The Waltons (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Obstacle (1979) ... (writer: "In The Mood")
 1978 The Brink's Job (writer: "In the Mood")
 1978 Interiors (writer: "Keepin' Out of Mischief Now" (1932))
 1978 The 32nd Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (lyrics: "Off-Time")
 1978 F.I.S.T (writer: "Stompin' at the Savoy" - uncredited)
 1977 The George Burns One-Man Show (TV Special) (writer: "Ain't Misbehavin'")
 1977 New York, New York (lyrics: "Honeysuckle Rose" - uncredited)
 1977 The Captain and Tennille (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.18 (1977) ... (writer: "Ain't Misbehavin'" - uncredited)
 1977 The Muppet Show (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Connie Stevens (1977) ... (lyrics: "Ain't Misbehavin'")
 1976 The Bette Midler Show (TV Movie) (lyrics: "In the Mood" - uncredited)
 1975 Lucky Lady (lyrics: "Ain't Misbehavin'")
 1974 The Ernie Sigley Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 12 September 1974 (1974) ... (writer: "In the Mood")
 1974 That's Entertainment! (Documentary) (lyrics: "Honeysuckle Rose" (1929) - uncredited)
 1973 The Way We Were (music: "In The Mood" (1939) - uncredited)
 1973 Slither ("Stompin' At The Savoy")
 1973 Save the Tiger (writer: "Stompin' At The Savoy")
 1973 An Evening with Marlene Dietrich (Documentary) (lyrics: "Honeysuckle Rose")
 1972 Sanford and Son (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- By the Numbers (1972) ... (writer: "Ain't Misbehavin'")
 1972 M. A. Numminen tunnelmassa (TV Movie documentary) (lyrics: "Tunnelmassa (In The Mood)")
 1969 The Dean Martin Show (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 13 November 1969 (1969) ... (lyrics: "S'posin'" - uncredited)
 1968 Buona Sera, Mrs. Campbell (writer: "In the Mood")
 1968 Dad's Army (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Museum Piece (1968) ... (writer: "In the Mood" - uncredited)
 1967 Frank Sinatra: A Man and His Music + Ella + Jobim (TV Special) (lyrics: "Stompin' at the Savoy" - uncredited)
 1967 Reflections in a Golden Eye (writer: "In the Mood" - uncredited)
 1966 The Danny Kaye Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #4.15 (1966) ... (writer: "Stompin' at the Savoy")
 1961 Playboy's Penthouse (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 9 September 1961 (1961) ... (writer: "Honeysuckle Rose")
 1961 Peter Gunn (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Most Deadly Angel (1961) ... (writer: "Honeysuckle Rose")
 1959 The Gene Krupa Story (lyrics: "Memories of You" - uncredited)
 1959 The Scarface Mob (TV Movie) (writer: "Ain't Misbehavin")
 1958 Jazz Party (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.20 (1958) ... (writer: "Stompin' at the Savoy")
 1958 The Big Record (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.17 (1958) ... (lyrics: "In the Mood" - uncredited)
 1957 The Delinquents (writer: "A Porter's Love Song to a Chambermaid")
 1956 Cool and Groovy (Short) (lyrics: "Honeysuckle Rose")
 1956 The Jimmy Durante Show (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.23 (1956) ... (lyrics: "Ain't Misbehavin'")
 1956 The Benny Goodman Story (writer: "Stompin' At the Savoy", "Memories of You")
 1952-1955 The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (TV Series) (lyrics - 2 episodes)
- The Musical Version (1955) ... (lyrics: "Ain't Misbehavin'" - uncredited)
- The Musical Scam (1952) ... (lyrics: "Ain't Misbehavin'" - uncredited)
 1955 Gentlemen Marry Brunettes (writer: "Ain't Misbehavin'")
 1955 Ain't Misbehavin' (lyrics: "AIN'T MISBEHAVIN'")
 1955 To Paris with Love (lyrics: "Honeysuckle Rose" - uncredited)
 1954 The Glenn Miller Story (lyrics: "In the Mood" - uncredited)
 1953 Frank DeVol and His Orchestra (Short) (writer: "Stompin' at the Savoy")
 1952 Castle in the Air (lyrics: "Ain't Misbehavin")
 1952 The Paul Whiteman's Goodyear Revue (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.25 (1952) ... (lyrics: "Stompin' at the Savoy")
 1951 Texaco Star Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.24 (1951) ... (writer: "Memories of You")
 1950 I'll Get By (lyrics: "Stompin' at the Savoy")
 1949 Community Sing 1655: June in January (Short) (lyrics: "Ain't Misbehavin'")
 1948 Killer Diller (lyrics: "Ain't Misbehavin'")
 1948 Feudin', Fussin' and A-Fightin' (lyrics: "S'posin'")
 1948 You Were Meant for Me (lyrics: "Ain't Misbehavin'" - uncredited)
 1947 The Drummer Man (Short) ("Stompin' at the Savoy")
 1946 Breakin' It Down (Short) (lyrics: "Knock Me a Kiss" - uncredited)
 1945 I Love a Bandleader (writer: "That's What I Like About the South")
 1944 Sweet and Low-Down (lyrics: "Stompin' at the Savoy" (1934) - uncredited)
 1944 Atlantic City (lyrics: "AIN'T MISBEHAVIN'")
 1943 Thousands Cheer (lyrics: "Honeysuckle Rose" - uncredited)
 1943 Stormy Weather (lyrics: "Ain't Misbehavin'" (1929) - uncredited)
 1943 Follow the Band (lyrics: "Ain't Misbehavin'" - uncredited)
 1943 Hit Parade of 1943 (writer: "Yankee Doodle Tan")
 1943 Ina Ray Hutton and Her Orchestra (Short) (lyrics: "Knock Me a Kiss")
 1943 Harry Parry and His Radio Rhythm Club Septet (Short) ("Honeysuckle Rose")
 1941 Ain't Misbehavin' (Short) (lyrics: "Ain't Misbehavin'")
 1941 Honeysuckle Rose (Short) (lyrics: "Honeysuckle Rose")
 1941 The Joint Is Jumpin' (Short) (writer: "The Joint Is Jumpin'")
 1940 Tin Pan Alley (lyrics: "Honeysuckle Rose" (1929))
 1938 Freshman Year (writer: "In The Mood")
 1937 Round-Up Time in Texas (lyrics: "On Revival Day" (1930) - uncredited) / (music: "On Revival Day" (1930) - uncredited)
 1937 Reel Vaudeville (Short) (writer: "Hotcha Razz-Ma-Tazz" - uncredited)
 1935 Cab Calloway's Jitterbug Party (Short) (lyrics: "Hotcha Razz-Ma-Tazz" - uncredited)
 1935 She Shall Have Music (writer: "12th Street Rag" - uncredited)
 1933 International House (lyrics: "Reefer Man" (1932) - uncredited)
 1933 Mills Blue Rhythm Band (Short) (lyrics: "There Goes My Headache" - uncredited)
 1932 Pie, Pie Blackbird (Short) (lyrics: "Memories of You" - uncredited)
 1930 Elstree Calling (writer: "Ain't Misbehavin'")
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