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Bud Shank (1926–2009)

Bud Shank was born on May 27, 1926 in Dayton, Ohio, USA as Clifford Everett Shank Jr. He is known for his work on I Want to Live! (1958), California Suite (1978) and Bullitt (1968). He was married to Linda Shank. He died on April 2, 2009 in Tucson, Arizona, USA. See full bio »


(age 82) in Tucson, Arizona, USA

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 1983 This Girl for Hire (TV Movie) (musician: alto sax)
 1980 Pleasure Palace (TV Movie) (musician: alto sax - uncredited)
 1980 Opens Wednesday (Short) (musician)
 1978 California Suite (musician: second flute)
 1977 Telefon (musician: woodwinds - uncredited)
 1975 Babe (TV Movie) (musician: woodwinds - uncredited)
 1974 The Yakuza (alto sax/flute - uncredited)
 1973 Shaft (TV Series) (musician - 1 episode)
- The Kidnapping (1973) ... (musician: saxophone - uncredited)
 1973 The Outfit (musician: flute - uncredited)
 1972 The Wrath of God (musician: woodwinds - uncredited)
 1972 Conquest of the Planet of the Apes (musician: flute - uncredited)
 1972 Two Is a Happy Number (musician: woodwinds - uncredited)
 1972 The Hot Rock (musician: reeds - uncredited)
 1971 Klute (musician: woodwinds - uncredited)
 1970 Kelly's Heroes (musician: flute - uncredited)
 1970 Zig Zag (musician: flute - uncredited)
 1970 Hunters Are for Killing (TV Movie) (musician: woodwinds - uncredited)
 1968 The Split (musician: woodwinds - uncredited)
 1968 The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter (musician: flute - uncredited)
 1968 Sol Madrid (musician: flute - uncredited)
 1967 Wait Until Dark (musician: woodwinds - uncredited)
 1967 Point Blank (musician: flute - uncredited)
 1966 Grand Prix (musician: saxophone - uncredited)
 1966 Penelope (musician: flute - uncredited)
 1964 The Americanization of Emily (musician: flute - uncredited)
 1962 Frankly Jazz (TV Series) (musician - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 10 November 1962 (1962) ... (musician: alto sax)
 1960 Barefoot Adventure (Documentary) (musician)
 1959 Porgy and Bess (musician: reeds)
 1959 Jack the Ripper (musician - uncredited)
 1958 I Want to Live! (jazz musician)
 1956 The Wild Party (musician: saxophon - uncredited)
 1956 Hot Rod Girl (musician: saxophone - uncredited)
 1953 The Wild One (musician: alto sax - uncredited)
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Single: Played the flute solo on The Mamas and the Papas "California Dreaming". See more »

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Jazz saxophonist and flutist; pioneered the "cool jazz" style in the 1950s.

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