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Francis Scott Key (1779–1843)

Francis Scott Key was born to Ann Phoebe Penn Dogworthy and Captain James Ross Key at the family plantation Terra Rubra on August 1, 1779 in Frederick, Maryland. His father was a lawyer, judge, and officer in the Continental Army and his great grandparents Philip Key and Susanna Barton Gardiner where both born in England and immigrated to America ... See full bio »

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 2015 McFarland, USA (writer: "The Star Spangled Banner")
 2015 Super Bowl XLIX (TV Movie) (writer: "The Star-Spangled Banner")
 2014 The Concert for Valor (TV Special) (writer: "The Star Spangled Banner")
 2014 Great Performances (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Star-Spangled Spectacular: Bicentennial of Our National Anthem (2014) ... (lyrics: "The Star-Spangled Banner")
 2014 The Drop (writer: "The Star Spangled Banner")
 2014 X-Men: Days of Future Past (writer: "Star Spangled Banner")
 2014 13 Sins (lyrics: "STAR-SPANGLED BANNER")
 2013 Grudge Match (writer: "The Star Spangled Banner")
 2013 Prisoners (writer: "The Star-Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
 2013 The Lone Ranger (writer: "The Star Spangled Banner")
 2013 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #21.159 (2013) ... (lyrics: "The Star-Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
 2009-2013 Glee (TV Series) (lyrics - 2 episodes)
- Lights Out (2013) ... (lyrics: "The Star-Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
- Preggers (2009) ... (lyrics: "The Star Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
 2013 The Big Bang Theory (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- The Closure Alternative (2013) ... (lyrics: "The Star Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
 2013 Mike & Mike (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 18 April 2013 (2013) ... (writer: "The Star Spangled Banner")
 2013 42 (writer: "Star Spangled Banner", "The Star Spangled Banner")
 2013 The Biggest Loser (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Week Nine: Face Your Fears (2013) ... (lyrics: "The Star Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
 2013 Dark Skies (lyrics: "The Star Spangled Banner")
 2012 Not Fade Away (writer: "The Star Spangled Banner")
 2012 The Dark Knight Rises (writer: "The Star-Spangled Banner")
 2012 Take the Stage (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Star Spangled (2012) ... (writer: "The Star Spangled Banner")
 2012 Parks and Recreation (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- The Debate (2012) ... (lyrics: "The Star-Spangled Banner")
 2012 Iron Sky (lyrics: "America")
 2011 Straw Dogs (lyrics: "The Star-Spangled Banner")
 2011 Moneyball (writer: "The Star-Spangled Banner")
 2011 Mad (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- The Buzz Identity/Two and a Half Man (2011) ... (lyrics: "The Star-Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
 2010 The Good Wife (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Poisoned Pill (2010) ... (lyrics: "The Star-Spangled Banner" (1814) - uncredited)
 2010 Jimmy Kimmel Live! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #8.171 (2010) ... (writer: "The Star-Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
  The Simpsons (TV Series) (1 episode, 1994) (lyrics - 4 episodes, 1990 - 2010)
- The Squirt and the Whale (2010) ... (lyrics: "The Star-Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
- Marge and Homer Turn a Couple Play (2006) ... (lyrics: "The Star-Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
- Wild Barts Can't Be Broken (1999) ... (lyrics: "The Star-Spangled Banner")
- Lisa on Ice (1994) ... ("The Star-Spangled Banner")
- Dancin' Homer (1990) ... (lyrics: "The Star-Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
 2009 Zombieland (writer: "The Star-Spangled Banner")
 2009 Crossing Over (writer: "The Star-Spangled Banner")
 2009 Saturday Night Live Sports Extra '09 (TV Movie) (lyrics: "The Star-Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
 2008 Yes Man (writer: "Star Spangled Banner")
 2008 Willkommen Österreich (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.52 (2008) ... (lyrics: "The Star-Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
 2008/I W. (arranger: "Star Spangled Banner" - as Francis Key)
 2008 Eagle Eye (lyrics: "The Star Spangled Banner")
 2008 The Love Guru (writer: "The Star Spangled Banner")
 2008 You Don't Mess with the Zohan (writer: "The Star-Spangled Banner")
 2008 Pussycat Dolls Present: Girlicious (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Confidence (2008) ... (writer: "The Star-Spangled Banner")
 2008 CSNY/Déjà Vu (Documentary) (writer: "The Star Spangled Banner")
 2008/I Sugar (lyrics: "The Star-Spangled Banner")
 2006 An American Girl on the Home Front (TV Movie) (lyrics: "The Star-Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
 2006 Deck the Halls (writer: "Star Spangled Banner" - as F.S. Key)
 2006 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Hugh Laurie/Beck (2006) ... (lyrics: "The Star-Spangled Banner")
 2006 Idiocracy (writer: "Star Spangled Banner" (1814))
 2006 Hannah Montana (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Oh Say, Can You Remember the Words? (2006) ... ("The Star-Spangled Banner")
 2006 Southland Tales (writer: "The Star Spangled Banner")
 2005 Everything Is Illuminated (writer: "The Star Spangled Banner")
 2005 History Rings True: Red Sox Opening Day Ring Ceremony (Video documentary) (lyrics: "The Star-Spangled Banner")
 2005 Bad News Bears ("Star Spangled Banner")
 2005 Fever Pitch (writer: "The Star Spangled Banner" (1814))
 2003-2004 Gilmore Girls (TV Series) (lyrics - 2 episodes)
- Tippecanoe and Taylor, Too (2004) ... (lyrics: "The Star-Spangled Banner")
- Face-Off (2003) ... (lyrics: "The Star-Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
 2004 Little Black Book (writer: "The Star Spangled Banner")
 2004 The Stepford Wives (lyrics: "The Star Spangled Banner" (1814) - as F.S. Key)
 2004 High Chaparall (TV Series documentary) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- The Sound of Freedom: Maskingevärskonvent i USA (2004) ... (lyrics: "The Star-Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
 2003 Blues Traveler: Live - Thinnest of Air (Video documentary) (writer: "The Star Spangled Banner")
 2003 Day of Independence (Short) (writer: "The Star Spangled Banner")
 2003 Love Actually (writer: "The Star Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
 2003 Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde (lyrics: "The Star Spangled Banner")
 2002 Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (writer: "The Star-Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
 2002 In America (lyrics: "The Star Spangled Banner" (1814))
 2002 Drumline (lyrics: "Star Spangled Banner")
 2002 The Sum of All Fears ("The Star-Spangled Banner")
 2001 The Majestic (writer: "The Star-Spangled Banner")
 2001 The Forsaken (writer: "Star Spangled Banner")
 2001 Angel (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Happy Anniversary (2001) ... (lyrics: "The Star Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
 2001 Donnie Darko (writer: "The Star Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
 2000 What's Cooking? (lyrics: "The Star Spangled Banner" (1814) - uncredited)
 1999/I Jimi Hendrix: Live at Woodstock (Video documentary) (writer: "The Star Spangled Banner")
 1999 The Blair Witch Project (lyrics: "The Star Spangled Banner")
 1999/II Jimi Hendrix: Live at Woodstock (Video) (writer: "Star Spangled Banner")
 1998 Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (writer: "The Star Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
 1996 Dexter's Laboratory (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Dexter's Rival/The Justice Friends: Bee Where?/Mandarker (1996) ... (lyrics: "The Star-Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
 1996 Mars Attacks! (writer: "The Star-Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
 1996 Apollo 11 (TV Movie) (lyrics: "Star Spangled Banner")
 1996 Mother Night (lyrics: "The Star Spangled Banner")
 1996 Kingpin (writer: "The Star Spangled Banner")
 1991-1996 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (lyrics - 2 episodes)
- Night of the Blood Beast (1996) ... (lyrics: "The Star-Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
- Star Force: Fugitive Alien II (1991) ... (lyrics: "The Star-Spangled Banner")
 1995 Television's Greatest Performances I (TV Special) (lyrics: "The Star Spangled Banner")
 1994-1995 Animaniacs (TV Series) (music - 4 episodes)
- The Presidents/Don't Tread on Us/The Flame Returns (1995) ... (music: "The Star Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
- Baloney & Kids/Super Buttons/Katie Ka-Boom: The Driving Lesson (1994) ... (music: "The Star Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
- Oh, Oh, Ethel/Meet John Brain/Smell Ya Later/Spike (1994) ... (music: "The Star Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
- Of Course You Know, This Means Warners/Up a Tree/Wakko's Gizmo (1994) ... (music: "The Star Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
 1995 Forget Paris (lyrics: "Star Sprangled Banner")
 1995/I Panther (lyrics: "Star Spangled Banner")
 1995 Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- America the Beautiful (1995) ... (writer: "The Star Spangled Banner")
 1994 Baseball (TV Mini-Series documentary) (lyrics - 4 episodes)
- Home (1994) ... (lyrics: "Star Spangled Banner")
- A Whole New Ballgame (1994) ... (lyrics: "Star Spangled Banner")
- Something Like a War (1994) ... (lyrics: "Star Spangled Banner")
- Our Game (1994) ... (lyrics: "Star Spangled Banner")
 1994 The Adventures of Brisco County Jr. (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- High Treason: Part 1 (1994) ... (writer: "The Star-Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
 1994 The Stand (TV Mini-Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- The Betrayal (1994) ... (lyrics: "The Star-Spangled Banner")
 1994 The Ren & Stimpy Show (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Stimpy's Cartoon Show (1994) ... (music: "The Star Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
 1993 Highlander (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Run for Your Life (1993) ... (lyrics: "The Star-Spangled Banner")
 1993 WCW Slamboree 1993 (TV Movie) (writer: "The Star-Spangled Banner")
 1993 The Tommyknockers (TV Mini-Series) (lyrics: "The Star-Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
  Tiny Toon Adventures (TV Series) (music - 2 episodes, 1990 - 1992) (lyrics - 1 episode, 1991)
- Washingtoon (1992) ... (music: "The Star-Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
- Acme Cable TV (1991) ... (lyrics: "The Star-Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
- Hare Today, Gone Tomorrow (1990) ... (music: "The Star Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
 1992 Saved by the Bell (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Wrestling with the Future (1992) ... (lyrics: "The Star-Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
 1992 Tiny Toon Adventures: How I Spent My Vacation (Video) (music: "The Star Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
 1991 Curly Sue (lyrics: "The Star-Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
 1991 Pyrates (lyrics: "The Star Spangled Banner")
 1990/I My Blue Heaven (lyrics: "The Star-Srangled Banner")
 1990 Bordertown (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Killer with a Smile (1990) ... (writer: "The Star-Spangled Banner")
 1990 Hard to Kill (writer: "The Star-Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
 1989 Christmas Vacation (writer: "The Star-Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
 1989 Rude Awakening (writer: "Star Spangled Banner")
 1989 The Dream Team (lyrics: "STAR SPANGLED BANNER")
 1988 The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (lyrics: "The Star Spangled Banner" (1814) - uncredited)
 1987 Kandyland (writer: "Star Spangled Banner (Mad Dog Spoof)")
 1987 We the People 200: The Constitutional Gala (TV Movie) (lyrics: "The Star-Spangled Banner")
 1985-1987 Night Court (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Here's to You, Mrs. Robinson (1987) ... (writer: "The Star-Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
- Dad's First Date (1985) ... (writer: "The Star-Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
 1986 The Christmas Star (lyrics: "The Star-Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
 1986 Hoosiers (lyrics: "Star Spangled Banner")
 1986 Reagan: Let's Finish the Job (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.4 (1986) ... (writer: "The Star-Spangled Banner")
 1985 Silver Bullet (lyrics: "The Star-Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
 1984 Arena (TV Series documentary) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- The Everly Brothers: Songs of Innocence and Experience (1984) ... (lyrics: "The Star-Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
 1984 Mother's Meat Freuds Flesh (lyrics: "The Star Spangled Banner")
 1983 The Winds of War (TV Mini-Series) (1 episode)
- The Changing of the Guard (1983) ... ("The Star Spangled Banner", uncredited)
 1982 Let's Spend the Night Together (Documentary) (lyrics: "The Star Spangled Banner")
 1982 Purple Haze (lyrics: "Star Spangled Banner")
 1979 Breaking Away (lyrics: "The Star Spangled Banner" (1814) - uncredited)
 1979 WKRP in Cincinnati (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Contest Nobody Could Win (1979) ... (writer: "The Star-Spangled Banner")
 1978 Animal House (lyrics: "The Star Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
 1977 Black Sunday (lyrics: "The Star Spangled Banner" (1814))
 1975 One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (lyrics: "The Star Spangled Banner" (1814) - uncredited)
 1975 Poor Pretty Eddie (lyrics: "The Star-Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
 1973 The Waltons (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Journey (1973) ... (writer: "The Star-Spangled Banner")
 1973 Jimi Hendrix (Documentary) (writer: "The Star Spangled Banner")
 1973 Wattstax (Documentary) (lyrics: "The Star Spangled Banner")
 1971 Jimi Plays Berkeley (Documentary) (writer: "Star Spangled Banner")
 1971 Billy Jack (lyrics: "The Star-Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
 1971 The Projectionist (music: "The Star Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
 1970 Brewster McCloud (writer: "The Star Spangled Banner")
 1970 Monty Python's Flying Circus (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- The Buzz Aldrin Show (1970) ... (lyrics: "The Star-Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
 1962 The Manchurian Candidate (lyrics: "The Star-Spangled Banner" (1814) - uncredited)
 1962 Pressure Point (lyrics: "The Star-Spangled Banner" - uncredited) / (writer: "The Star-Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
 1960 Elmer Gantry (lyrics: "The Star Spangled Banner" (1814) - uncredited)
 1960 Tall Story (lyrics: "The Star Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
 1959 John Paul Jones (writer: "The Star-Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
 1955 Dateline: Disneyland (TV Special documentary) (writer: "The Star-Spangled Banner")
 1952 U.S. Olympic Champions (Documentary short) (writer: "The Star Spangled Banner")
 1944 Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo (writer: "The Star-Spangled Banner" (1814) - uncredited)
 1944 The White Cliffs of Dover (lyrics: "The Star Spangled Banner" (1814) - uncredited)
 1944 Song of Russia (lyrics: "The Star Spangled Banner" (1814))
 1943 Ode to Victory (Short) (lyrics: "The Star Spangled Banner" (1814))
 1943 Don't Be a Sucker (Short) (writer: "The Star-Spangled Banner")
 1942 Stand by for Action (lyrics: "The Star Spangled Banner" (1814) - uncredited)
 1942 The Battle of Midway (Short documentary) (lyrics: "Star Spangled Banner" (1814) - uncredited)
 1942 March On, America! (Short) (lyrics: "The Star-Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
 1942 The Star-Spangled Banner (Short) (lyrics: "The Star-Spangled Banner")
 1940 Foreign Correspondent (lyrics: "The Star Spangled Banner" (1814) - uncredited)
 1939 The Story of Alexander Graham Bell (lyrics: "The Star Spangled Banner" (1814))
 1939 Let Freedom Ring (lyrics: "Where Else But Here" (1939) - uncredited)
 1936 The Song of a Nation (Short) (lyrics: "The Star-Spangled Banner")
 1935 Watch the Birdie (Short) (lyrics: "The Star Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
 1934 Hail Columbia (Documentary short) (lyrics: "The Star Spangled Banner")
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