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Bill Backer (1926–2016)

Bill Backer was born on June 9, 1926 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA as William Montague Backer. He was married to Ann Mudge. He died on May 13, 2016 in Warrenton, Virginia, USA. See full bio »

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(age 89) in Warrenton, Virginia, USA

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Dark Shadows
Dark Shadows Soundtrack
(2012)
Freddy Got Fingered
Freddy Got Fingered Soundtrack
(2001)
The Heartbreak Kid
The Heartbreak Kid Soundtrack
(1972)
Oasis: Supersonic
Oasis: Supersonic Soundtrack
(2016)

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 2016 Oasis: Supersonic (Documentary) (writer: "Shakermaker" - as William Backer)
 2015 Mad Men (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Person to Person (2015) ... (writer: "I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing (In Perfect Harmony)" - uncredited)
 2014 Loose Women (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #18.163 (2014) ... (writer: "I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing (In Perfect Harmony)" - uncredited)
 2012 ZTV News (TV Series short) (writer - 1 episode)
- Halloween 2012 (2012) ... (writer: "I'd Like to Teach the World to Fap (In Perfect Harmony)")
 2012 Dark Shadows (writer: "I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing (in Perfect Harmony)")
 2011 Pastor Mike Online (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.14 (2011) ... (writer: "I'd Like to Buy the World a Coke" - uncredited)
 2010 Catch or Release? (Video short) (writer: "I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing (In Perfect Harmony)")
 2009 Breaking Bad (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Breakage (2009) ... (writer: "Here's To Good Friends" - uncredited)
 2007 Qwerty (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.9 (2007) ... (writer: "I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing")
 2006 En uppstoppad hund (TV Movie) (lyrics: "I'd Like To Touch the World To Sing") / (music: "I'd Like To Touch the World To Sing") / (writer: "I'd Like To Touch the World To Sing")
 2005 American Dad! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Stannie Get Your Gun (2005) ... (writer: "I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing (in Perfect Harmony)")
 2003 Pop Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Live Final (2003) ... (writer: "I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing")
 2003 I Love the '70s (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- 1971 (2003) ... (writer: "I'd Like To Teach the World To Sing (In Perfect Harmony)")
 2003 Liquid Assets (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Oasis's Million$ (2003) ... (writer: "I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing (In Perfect Harmony)" - uncredited)
 2001 Freddy Got Fingered (writer: "I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing")
 2000 The '70s (TV Movie) (writer: "I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing" - uncredited)
 1996 Oasis: (What's the Story?) - An MTV News Special (TV Short documentary) (writer: "I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing (In Perfect Harmony)" - uncredited)
 1989-1992 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Tormented (1992) ... (writer: "I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing (In Perfect Harmony)" - uncredited)
- The Last Chase (1989) ... (writer: "I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing (In Perfect Harmony)")
 1991 Doogie Howser, M.D. (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Dances with Wanda (1991) ... (writer: "Here's To Good Friends" - uncredited)
 1986 The Golden Girls (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Vacation (1986) ... (writer: "I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing" - uncredited)
 1972 The Heartbreak Kid (writer: "I'd Like to Buy the World a Coke")
 1972 The Liver Birds (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Birds on Strike (1972) ... (writer: "I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing" - uncredited)
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After high school, he served in the Navy for two years before earning an undergraduate degree from Yale University in 1950. After selling real estate and writing freelance advertising jingles, he joined McCann Erickson, a major Madison Avenue firm in 1953. He started as a mail-room trainee and worked his way up to vice chairman and creative director. See more »

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