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David Rose (I) (1910–1990)

David Rose was born on June 15, 1910 in London, England. He is known for his work on Bonanza (1959), Little House on the Prairie (1974) and The High Chaparral (1967). He was married to Betty Bartholomew, Judy Garland and Martha Raye. He died on August 23, 1990 in Burbank, California, USA. See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 13 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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 1984-1989 Highway to Heaven (TV Series) (composer - 110 episodes)
- Merry Christmas from Grandpa (1989) ... (composer: theme music - uncredited)
- It's a Dog's Life (1989) ... (composer: theme music - uncredited)
- The Inner Limits (1989) ... (composer: theme music - uncredited)
- Summer Camp (1989) ... (composer: theme music - uncredited)
- Choices (1989) ... (composer: theme music - uncredited)
 1981-1983 Father Murphy (TV Series) (composer - 33 episodes)
- The Matchmakers (1983) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Rockets' Red Glare (1983) ... (composer: theme music)
- Sweet Sixteen (1982) ... (composer: theme music)
- Blood Right (1982) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Witness (1982) ... (composer: theme music)
 1981 Red Skelton: A Comedy Scrapbook (Video documentary) (composer: theme music - uncredited)
 1972 Make Mine Red, White and Blue (TV Movie) (musical director)
 1970-1972 Bonanza (TV Series) (composer - 54 episodes)
- One Ace Too Many (1972) ... (composer: theme music)
- A Visit to Upright (1972) ... (composer: theme music)
- A Place to Hide (1972) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Younger Brothers' Younger Brother (1972) ... (composer: theme music)
- He Was Only Seven (1972) ... (composer: theme music)
 1960-1972 Davey and Goliath (TV Series) (composer - 50 episodes)
- Louder Please (1972) ... (composer: stock music - uncredited)
- Six-Seven-Six-Three (1972) ... (composer: stock music - uncredited)
- Who's George (1972) ... (composer: stock music - uncredited)
- Help (1972) ... (composer: stock music - uncredited)
- The Hard Way (1971) ... (composer: stock music - uncredited)
  The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series) (musical director - 412 episodes, 1951 - 1971) (conductor - 6 episodes, 1956 - 1970) (music supervisor - 1 episode, 1970) (music director - 1 episode, 1961)
- Ironside Spoof (1971) ... (musical director)
- The Candidate's Director (1971) ... (musical director)
- Sheriff Hater (1971) ... (musical director)
- Humperdoo's Magic Tire (1971) ... (musical director)
- Appleby's Garage Sale (1971) ... (musical director)
 1967-1971 The High Chaparral (TV Series) (composer - 97 episodes)
- A Man to Match the Land (1971) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Hostage (1971) ... (composer: theme music)
- Sangre (1971) ... (composer: theme music)
- The New Lion of Sonora (1971) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Badge (1970) ... (composer: theme music)
 1969-1970 Bracken's World (TV Series) (composer - 41 episodes)
- Miss Isabel Blue (1970) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Country Boy (1970) ... (composer: theme music)
- Will Freddy's Real Father Please Stand Up? (1970) ... (composer: theme music)
- A Score Without Strings (1970) ... (composer: theme music)
- Nude Scene (1970) ... (composer: theme music)
 1967 Dundee and the Culhane (TV Series) (composer - 13 episodes)
- The Catch a Thief Brief (1967) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Widow's Weeds Brief (1967) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Thy Brother's Keeper Brief (1967) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Death of a Warrior Brief (1967) ... (composer: theme music)
- The 3:10 to a Lynching Brief (1967) ... (composer: theme music)
 1967 Hombre (conductor)
 1966-1967 The Monroes (TV Series) (composer - 25 episodes)
- Ghosts of Paradox (1967) ... (composer: theme music)
- Teaching the Tiger to Purr (1967) ... (composer: theme music)
- Manhunt (1967) ... (composer: theme music)
- Trapped (1967) ... (composer: theme music)
- Wild Bull (1967) ... (composer: theme music)
 1966 Clown Alley (TV Movie) (musical director)
 1964 Quick Before It Melts (conductor)
 1964 Many Happy Returns (TV Series) (composer - 1 episode)
- Many Happy Returns (1964) ... (composer: theme music)
 1962 Space Angel (TV Series) (composer - 1 episode)
- The Saucer Caper (1962) ... (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1960-1961 The Case of the Dangerous Robin (TV Series) (composer - 38 episodes)
- La Virgin De Macarena (1961) ... (composer: theme music)
- Missing Money (1961) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Fabulous Flopper (1961) ... (composer: theme music)
- Man on the Run (1961) ... (composer: theme music)
- Falling Star (1961) ... (composer: theme music)
 1961 The Yogi Bear Show (TV Series) (composer - 13 episodes)
- Bearface Disguise/Twice Shy/Happy Birthdaze (1961) ... (composer: stock music - uncredited)
- Love-Bugged Bear/Arrow Error/It's a Duck's Life (1961) ... (composer: stock music - uncredited)
- Home Sweet Jellystone/Diaper Desperado/Oh Duckter (1961) ... (composer: stock music - uncredited)
- Cub Scout Boo Boo/Having a Bowl/School Fool (1961) ... (composer: stock music - uncredited)
- Genial Genie/The Gangsters All Here/Duck the Music (1961) ... (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1960 Courageous Cat and Minute Mouse (TV Series) (composer: stock music - 1960-1962)
 1958-1960 The Huckleberry Hound Show (TV Series) (composer - 49 episodes)
- Cluck and Dagger/Mouse for Rent/Too Much to Bear (1960) ... (composer: stock music - uncredited)
- Lawman Huck/Light Headed Cat/Dogged Sheep Dog (1960) ... (composer: stock music - uncredited)
- Huck and Ladder/Jinksed Jinks/Who's Zoo (1960) ... (composer: stock music - uncredited)
- Astro-nut Huck/Crew Cat/Hokey in the Pokey (1960) ... (composer: stock music - uncredited)
- Fast Gun Huck/Kind to Meeces Week/Booty on the Bounty (1960) ... (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1960 Red Skelton Timex Special (TV Movie) (musical director)
 1959-1960 Quick Draw McGraw (TV Series) (composer - 9 episodes)
- Shooting Room Only/Patient Pop/Observant Servants (1960) ... (composer: stock music - uncredited)
- Peck o' Trouble/Bull Leave Me/Poodle-Toodle-oo! (1960) ... (composer: stock music - uncredited)
- Crow Cronies/Locomotive Loco/The Lion is Busy (1960) ... (composer: stock music - uncredited)
- Snap Happy Saps/Ro-Butler/Treasure of El Kabong (1960) ... (composer: stock music - uncredited)
- Cat Happy Pappy/Sagebrush Brush/Adventure Is My Hobby (1960) ... (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1959-1960 Men Into Space (TV Series) (special theme music - 37 episodes)
- Flight to the Red Planet (1960) ... (special theme music)
- Mystery Satellite (1960) ... (special theme music)
- The Sun Never Sets (1960) ... (special theme music)
- Into the Sun (1960) ... (special theme music)
- Flare Up (1960) ... (special theme music)
 1957-1960 The Ruff & Reddy Show (TV Series) (composer - 91 episodes)
- Spin--Spin a Web to Catch a Blop In (1960) ... (composer: stock music - uncredited)
- Whap - Caught in a Trap by a Sap (1960) ... (composer: stock music - uncredited)
- Things Get Tuff for Ruff--Sure 'Nuff (1960) ... (composer: stock music - uncredited)
- Have Blop, Will Travel (1960) ... (composer: stock music - uncredited)
- Two's Company - A Million Is a Little Crowded (1960) ... (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1959 Another Evening with Fred Astaire (TV Special) (musical director)
 1959 The Red Skelton Chevy Special (TV Movie) (musical director)
 1958 An Evening with Fred Astaire (TV Movie) (musical director)
 1958 Hook, Line and Stinker (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1958 Weasel While You Work (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1957-1958 Mr. Adams and Eve (TV Series) (composer - 66 episodes)
- Teenage Idol (1958) ... (composer: theme music)
- Planes That Pass in the Night (1958) ... (composer: theme music)
- Steve's Girl Friend (1958) ... (composer: theme music)
- Dear Variety (1958) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Chowder Cup (1958) ... (composer: theme music)
  Shower of Stars (TV Series) (music director - 2 episodes, 1955) (musical director - 1 episode, 1958) (music arranged and conducted by - 1 episode, 1955) (original songs - 1 episode, 1955)
- Episode #4.7 (1958) ... (musical director)
- All-Star Line-Up (1955) ... (music director)
- High Pitch (1955) ... (music arranged and conducted by) / (original songs)
- Show Stoppers (1955) ... (music director)
 1957 Public Pigeon No. One (musical director)
 1955-1956 Highway Patrol (TV Series) (composer - 39 episodes)
- Harbor Story (1956) ... (composer: theme music - as Ray Llewellyn)
- Released Convict (1956) ... (composer: theme music - as Ray Llewellyn)
- Christmas Story (1956) ... (composer: theme music - as Ray Llewellyn)
- Prospector (1956) ... (composer: theme music - as Ray Llewellyn)
- Missing Witness (1956) ... (composer: theme music - as Ray Llewellyn)
 1955 Science Fiction Theatre (TV Series) (composer - 1 episode)
- The Strange Doctor Lorenz (1955) ... (composer: theme music)
 1955 The 27th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (musical director)
  It's a Great Life (TV Series) (conductor - 7 episodes, 1954 - 1955) (musical director - 1 episode, 1955)
- Foster Father (1955) ... (conductor)
- The Night Watchman (1955) ... (conductor)
- Winter Sports (1955) ... (conductor)
- Friendship (1955) ... (conductor)
- Kathy's Former Boyfriend (1955) ... (conductor)
 1955 Jupiter's Darling (conductor) / (music arranger)
 1954 Rogue Cop (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1954 Red Skelton Revue (TV Series) (musical director - 8 episodes)
- Episode #1.7 (1954) ... (musical director)
- Episode #1.6 (1954) ... (musical director)
- Episode #1.5 (1954) ... (musical director)
- Episode #1.4 (1954) ... (musical director)
 1954 The Great Diamond Robbery (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1953 Bright Road (conductor - uncredited)
 1952 Everything I Have Is Yours (musical director)
 1952 Holiday for Sinners (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1951 Texas Carnival (musical director)
 1951 Rich, Young and Pretty (composer: music cues - uncredited) / (musical director)
 1945 Wonder Man (music director - uncredited)
 1938 Artists and Models Abroad (composer: additional music - uncredited)
 1938 Give Me a Sailor (composer: additional music - uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Single: Wrote--and his orchestra performed--the hit single "The Stripper". See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Portrayal | See more »

Alternate Names:

Ray Llewellyn | Sgt. David Rose
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Trivia:

He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Recording at 6514 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California. See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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