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Bruce Sussman

Bruce Sussman was born as Bruce Howard Sussman. See full bio »

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Known For

Despicable Me
Despicable Me Soundtrack
(2010)
Bowling for Columbine
(2002)
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa
(2008)
Pretty in Pink
Pretty in Pink Soundtrack
(1986)

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 2017 Tu cara me suena (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Concierto de Año Nuevo (2017) ... (writer: "Copacabana (At The Copa)")
 2015 The X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Auditions 4 (2015) ... (writer: "Copacabana")
 2014 Strictly Come Dancing (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Week 5 (2014) ... (writer: "Copacabana" - uncredited)
 2014 Mike & Mike (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 9 July 2014 (2014) ... (lyrics: "Copacabana (At The Copa)")
 2013 Levenslied (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #2.2 (2013) ... ("Copacabana", uncredited)
 2013 Glee (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Guilty Pleasures (2013) ... (writer: "Copacabana" - uncredited)
 2009-2012 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Week 5 Part 1 (2012) ... (writer: "Copacabana")
- Round Nine (2009) ... (writer: "Jump Shout Boogie" - uncredited)
- Round Three (2009) ... (writer: "Bandstand Boogie" - uncredited)
 2012 Never Mind the Buzzcocks (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #26.5 (2012) ... (writer: "Copacabana" - uncredited)
  Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2011) (writer - 1 episode, 2011)
- 2011 Grand Finale (2011) ... (lyrics: "Dancin' Fool" - uncredited)
- Episode #11.3 (2011) ... (writer: "Copacabana (At the Copa)" - uncredited)
 2011 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #19.148 (2011) ... (writer: "Copacabana" - uncredited)
 2011 Dancing Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #6.5 (2011) ... (writer: "Copacabana (At The Copa)" - uncredited)
 2010 Rio Sex Comedy (writer: "Copacabana")
 2010 Despicable Me (writer: "Copacabana")
 2010 Chikara: The Renaissance Dawns (Video) (writer: "Copacabana")
 2008 Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (writer: "Copacabana (At The Copa)")
 2008 Karaoke Revolution Presents: American Idol Encore (Video Game) (writer: "Copacabana" - as Sussman)
 2007 Banished (performer: "COPACABANA") / (writer: "COPACABANA")
 2006 Torvill & Dean's Dancing on Ice (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Las Vegas Special (2006) ... (lyrics: "Copacabana")
 2006 The Foreign Eye (Documentary) ("Copacabana")
 2004 Today (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 31 May 2004 (2004) ... (writer: "Meet Me, Midnight" - uncredited)
 2002-2004 American Idol (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- 6 Remain - Barry Manilow Visits (2004) ... (writer: "Let Freedom Ring")
- Nooooooooooooooooooooooooo! (2002) ... (writer: "Bandstand Boogie")
 2003 Will & Grace (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Fanilow (2003) ... (writer: "Bandstand Boogie" - uncredited)
 2002 Bowling for Columbine (Documentary) (lyrics: "Bandstand Boogie" (1954))
 1995-2002 The Simpsons (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Tales from the Public Domain (2002) ... (writer: "Island of Sirens" - uncredited)
- And Maggie Makes Three (1995) ... (writer: "Copacabana (At The Copa)" - uncredited)
 2001 Dr. Dolittle 2 (writer: "Copacabana")
 2001 Great Performances (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- My Favorite Broadway: The Love Songs (2001) ... (lyrics: "Ev'ry Single Day")
 2000 Duets (writer: "Copacabana")
 1999 Stars in Their Eyes (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #10.4 (1999) ... (writer: "Copacabana")
 1998 Spice Girls: Live in Your Living Room (TV Special) (writer: "Copacabana")
 1997 MGM Sing-Alongs: Being Happy (Video short) (writer: "Don't Make Me Laugh", "Sometimes I Wonder")
 1997 MGM Sing-Alongs: Friends (Video short) (writer: "Looks Like I Got Me A Friend", "The Good Ship Misery")
 1997 MGM Sing-Alongs: Searching for Your Dreams (Video short) (writer: "Now and Forever")
 1996 3rd Rock from the Sun (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- See Dick Continue to Run: Part 1 (1996) ... (writer: "Copacabana" - uncredited)
 1996 Friends (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The One with Barry and Mindy's Wedding (1996) ... (writer: "Copacabana" - uncredited)
 1995 The National Lottery (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 22 July 1995 (1995) ... (writer: "Who Needs to Dream")
 1995 The Pebble and the Penguin (lyrics: "Now and Forever", "Sometimes I Wonder", "The Good Ship Misery", "Don't Make Me Laugh", "Sometimes I Wonder (Reprise)", "Looks Like I Got Me a Friend", "Now and Forever (End Credit Version)")
 1994 Mickey's Fun Songs: Let's Go to the Circus (Video short) (lyrics: "Rainbow World", "Animal Calypso") / (music: "Rainbow World", "Animal Calypso")
 1994 Thumbelina (lyrics: "Follow Your Heart (Intro)", "Thumbelina", "Soon", "Let Me Be Your Wings", "On the Road", "Follow Your Heart", "Yer Beautiful, Baby", "Soon" (Reprise), "Marry the Mole", "Let Me Be Your Wings (Reprise)", "Let Me Be Your Wings (End Title Version)") / (writer: "Finale: Let Me Be Your Wings/Follow Your Heart" - uncredited)
 1993 The Vanishing (writer: "COPACABANA")
 1992 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Magic Sword (1992) ... (writer: "Copacabana")
 1992 The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Ill Will (1992) ... (writer: "Copacabana (at the Copa)")
 1991 Because It's Christmas: Barry Manilow (Video documentary) (writer: "Excerpt From Handel's Messiah/Because It's Christmas (For All The Children)")
 1991 Insel der Träume (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Das Ende ist der Anfang (1991) ... (writer: "Copacabana (At the Copa)" - uncredited)
 1991 Lo Kolel Sherut (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.6 (1991) ... (writer: "Mambo")
 1989 E.M.U. TV (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.10 (1989) ... (writer: "Jump Shout Boogie" - uncredited)
 1988 Oliver & Company (writer: "Perfect Isn't Easy")
 1987 We the People 200: The Constitutional Gala (TV Movie) (writer: "Let Freedom Ring")
 1986 Off Beat (lyrics: "Copacabana (at the Copa))
 1986 Pretty in Pink (writer: "Copacabana (At The Copa)" - as B. Sussman)
 1985 Copacabana (TV Movie) ("Copacabana (at the Copa)", "Let's Go Steppin'", "Changing My Tune", "Blue", "Lola", "Who Needs To Dream", "Man Wanted", "!Aye Caramba!", "Call Me Mr. Lucky", "Sweet Heaven (I'm In Love Again)", "El Bravo", "Copacabana (at the Copa)" 1985)
 1981 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 23 April 1981 (1981) ... (writer: "Bermuda Triangle")
 1980 Tribute (lyrics: "We Still Have Time")
  The Muppet Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 1979) (lyrics - 1 episode, 1976)
- Liza Minnelli (1979) ... (writer: "Copacabana (at the Copa)")
- Ben Vereen (1976) ... (lyrics: "Jump Shout Boogie")
 1979 De Mike Burstyn show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.5 (1979) ... (writer: "Copacabana")
 1978 Foul Play (writer: "Copacabana (At The Copa)")
 1952 New American Bandstand 1965 (TV Series) (writer: "Bandstand Boogie '77-89")
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(March 4 to April 13, 2014) He wrote book and lyrics for the musical, "Harmony," in co-production at the Alliance Theatre of Atlanta production at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, California. Tony Speciale was director. Barry Manilow was composer.

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