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Irving Taylor (1914–1983)

As a teenager, Irving Taylor wrote college shows with _Vic Mizzy_ with whom he also won a songwriting contest. Enlisted in U.S. Navy on December 8, 1941, saw action in Mediterranean and Europe. Continued to write songs and work in television industry until his death. Wrote "Swing, Mr. Charlie" for Judy Garland, "Everybody Loves Somebody" for Frank... See full bio »

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The Nice Guys
The Nice Guys Soundtrack
Memoirs of a Geisha
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A Serious Man
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Casualties of War
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 2017 Samurai Jack (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode XCIX (2017) ... (writer: "Everybody Loves Somebody")
 2016 The Nice Guys (writer: "(Everybody's Waitin' for) The Man with the Bag")
 2015 Call the Midwife (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Christmas Special (2015) ... (writer: "(Everybody's Waitin' for) The Man with the Bag" - uncredited)
 2014 Live with Kelly and Ryan (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Seth MacFarlane/Gabrielle Union/Carley Roney (2014) ... (writer: "(Everybody's Waitin' for) The Man with the Bag")
 2014 Kawaki (writer: "Everybody Loves Somebody")
 2012 Nativity 2: Danger in the Manger! (writer: "(Everybody's Waitin' For) The Man With The Bag" - uncredited)
 2012 Sunset Strip (Documentary) (writer: "Kookie Kookie (Lend Me Your Comb)")
 2011 Land Girls (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Home to Roost (2011) ... (writer: "Knees Up Mother Brown" - uncredited)
 2009 Willkommen Österreich (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.91 (2009) ... (writer: "Everybody Loves Somebody Sometimes" - uncredited)
 2009 A Serious Man (writer: "F-Troop Theme" from tt0058800)
 2009 OSS 117: Lost in Rio (writer: "Everybody Loves Somebody" - as I. Taylor)
 2009 Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History - The 1940s: Stars, Stripes and Singing (Video documentary) (lyrics: "Three Little Sisters" - uncredited)
 2008 The Wrecking Crew! (Documentary) (writer: "Everybody Loves Somebody")
 2006 Black Christmas (writer: " (Everybody's Waitin' for) The Man with the Bag")
 2005 Memoirs of a Geisha (lyrics: "Three Little Sisters" (1942))
 2004 Dean Martin: Encore (Video) (lyrics: "Everybody Loves Somebody" - uncredited)
 2004 Dean Martin: The One and Only (Video documentary) (lyrics: "Everybody Loves Somebody" - uncredited)
 2003 Idols (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.16 (2003) ... (writer: "Everybody Loves Somebody")
 2003 Live and Swingin': The Ultimate Rat Pack Collection (Video documentary) (writer: "Everybody Loves Somebody")
  S.P.U.N.G (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2002) (music - 1 episode, 2002)
- It's Better to Burn Out Than to Fade Away (2002) ... (lyrics: "Everybody Loves Somebody") / (music: "Everybody Loves Somebody")
 2001 Dean Martin: That's Amore (TV Movie) (lyrics: "Everybody Loves Somebody")
 1999 Friends (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The One in Vegas: Part 2 (1999) ... (writer: "Everybody Loves Somebody" - uncredited)
 1998 The Last Days of Disco (writer: "Everybody Loves Somebody")
 1998 Wrestling with Alligators (writer: "I'll Never Fail You")
 1998 Election Night (Short) (writer: "Gem et lille smil" - as "Everybody Loves Somebody")
 1997 Tinseltown (lyrics: "The Man With the Bag") / (music: "The Man With the Bag")
 1991-1997 Stars in Their Eyes (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #8.10 (1997) ... (writer: "Everybody Loves Somebody")
- Episode #2.4 (1991) ... (writer: "Everybody Loves Somebody")
 1995 Reckless (lyrics: "Everybody Loves Somebody" (1948))
 1992 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Split Personality (1992) ... (writer: "Everybody Needs Somebody")
 1992 Married with Children (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- My Dinner with Anthrax (1992) ... (writer: "Kookie Kookie (Lend Me Your Comb)", "Kookie (Lend Me Your Comb)")
 1989 Falcon Crest (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Charley (1989) ... (writer: "Everybody Loves Somebody" - uncredited)
 1989 Casualties of War (writer: "Everybody Loves Somebody")
 1986 Best of Bandstand (Video documentary) (writer: "Kookie, Kookie, Lend Me Your Comb")
 1976 The Muppet Show (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Twiggy (1976) ... (writer: "Ain't Nobody's Business but My Own")
- Joel Grey (1976) ... (writer: "Pachalafaka")
 1970 Sounds Like Us (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 5 March 1970 (1970) ... (writer: "Everybody Loves Somebody")
 1968 The Dean Martin Show (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.30 (1968) ... (lyrics: "Everybody Loves Somebody" - uncredited)
 1966 The Silencers (writer: "Everybody Loves Somebody" - uncredited)
 1965 F Troop (TV Series) (lyrics: "F Troop")
 1963 Make Room for Daddy (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Shy Alfie (1963) ... (writer: "Knees Up Mother Brown" - uncredited)
 1957 The Pied Piper of Hamelin (TV Movie) (lyrics: "Work Song", "How Can I Tell You?", "Prestige", "Feats of the Piper", "Flim Flam Floo", "Fool's Gold", "My Heart Will Fly To Heaven", "A Mother's Lament")
 1957 The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- John Payne (1957) ... (writer: "Ain't Nobody's Business But My Own" - uncredited)
 1956 Walk the Dark Street (writer: "Show Me the Way")
 1952 Sudden Fear (lyrics: "Sudden Fear")
 1951 Comin' Round the Mountain (writer: "You Broke Your Promise" - uncredited)
 1948 So Dear to My Heart (writer: "So Dear to My Heart" - uncredited)
 1946 Community Sing 7662: One-zy, Two-zy (Short) (writer: "One-zy, Two-zy (I Love You-zy)")
 1944 Meet Miss Bobby Socks (writer: "Take It Easy")
 1944 Babes on Swing Street (lyrics: "Take It Easy") / (music: "Take It Easy")
 1944 Three Little Sisters (writer: "Three Little Sisters")
 1944 The Yellow Rose of Texas (writer: "Take It Easy" - uncredited)
 1944 Two Girls and a Sailor (writer: "Take It Easy" (1943) - uncredited)
 1942 Private Buckaroo (lyrics: "Three Little Sisters" - uncredited)
 1939 Seeing Spots (Short) (writer: "Inquiring Reporter" - uncredited)
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Show Show Producer (1 credit)
Show Show Writer (5 credits)
Show Show Composer (1 credit)

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1958: Wrote and recorded the song "Pachalafaka" for the album "Terribly Sophisticated Songs: A Collection of Unpopular Songs For Popular People".

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