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Axel Stordahl (1913–1963)

Axel Stordahl was born on August 8, 1913 in Staten Island, New York, USA as Odd Stordahl. He is known for his work on McHale's Navy (1962), Anchors Aweigh (1945) and Day by Day (1988). He was married to June Hutton. He died on August 30, 1963 in Encino, California, USA. See full bio »
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Known For

McHale's Navy
McHale's Navy Music Department
(1962-1966)
Anchors Aweigh
Anchors Aweigh Music Department
(1945)
Day by Day
Day by Day Music Department
(1988-1989)
Ship Ahoy
Ship Ahoy Music Department
(1942)

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 1988-1989 Day by Day (TV Series) (composer - 33 episodes)
- Father Knows Best (1989) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Lost Weekend (1989) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Reunion (1989) ... (composer: theme music)
- Foul Play (1989) ... (composer: theme music)
- Three Men and a Babe (1989) ... (composer: theme music)
 1962-1966 McHale's Navy (TV Series) (composer - 138 episodes)
- Wally for Congress (1966) ... (composer: theme music)
- Binghamton at 20 Paces (1966) ... (composer: theme music)
- An Ensign's Best Friend (1966) ... (composer: theme music)
- The McHale Grand Prix (1966) ... (composer: theme music)
- Who Was That German I Saw You With? (1966) ... (composer: theme music)
 1961 Westinghouse Playhouse (TV Series) (composer - 26 episodes)
- Nan Suits Dan (1961) ... (composer: theme music)
- Ballet-Oop (1961) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Mrs. Harper Story (1961) ... (composer: theme music)
- House Guest (1961) ... (composer: theme music)
- Behind Every Great Man (1961) ... (composer: theme music)
 1959-1960 The Dinah Shore Chevy Show (TV Series) (musical director - 2 episodes)
- Arabian Nights (1960) ... (musical director)
- Episode #3.52 (1959) ... (musical director)
 1960 Startime (TV Series) (musical director - 1 episode)
- The Nanette Fabray Show, or Help Me, Aphrodite (1960) ... (musical director)
 1959 Sunday Showcase (TV Series) (musical director - 2 episodes)
- Give My Regards to Broadway (1959) ... (musical director)
- The 1st Annual Grammy Awards (1959) ... (musical director)
 1959 The Bing Crosby Show (TV Series) (musical director - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 29 September 1959 (1959) ... (musical director)
 1959 Some of Manie's Friends (TV Movie) (musical director)
 1957 The Gisele MacKenzie Show (TV Series) (musical director - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1957) ... (musical director)
 1955 Ford Star Jubilee (TV Series) (musical director - 1 episode)
- I Hear America Singing (1955) ... (musical director)
 1953 Coke Time (TV Series) (musical director - 1 episode)
- Diahann Carroll (1953) ... (musical director)
  The Frank Sinatra Show (TV Series) (musical director - 3 episodes, 1950 - 1951) (orchestra conductor - 2 episodes, 1952)
- Episode #2.23 (1952) ... (orchestra conductor)
- Episode #2.13 (1952) ... (orchestra conductor)
- Episode #1.31 (1951) ... (musical director)
- Episode #1.18 (1951) ... (musical director)
- Episode #1.1 (1950) ... (musical director)
 1948 Lucky Strike Salesman's Movie 48-A (Short) (musical director)
 1945 MGM Christmas Trailer (Short) (musical director)
 1945 The House I Live In (Short) (musical director)
 1945 Anchors Aweigh (orchestrator)
 1944 Step Lively (music arranger: Frank Sinatra)
 1943 Higher and Higher (orchestra arrangements)
 1943 Girl Crazy (orchestrator)
 1943 Du Barry Was a Lady (orchestrator - as Alec Stordahl)
 1942 Ship Ahoy (orchestrator - as Odd Stordahl) / (vocal arranger - as Odd Stordahl)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Songwriter: Wrote (w/Sammy Cahn, Paul Weston) "Day by Day", a hit for Doris Day,

Alternate Names:

Alec Stordahl | Odd Stordahl
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Leo

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