John Debney


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John Debney's career seemed destined for Hollywood, the son of Disney Studios producer Louis Debney, John grew up in nearby Glendale, California where he got early inspiration for film and music growing up on the Disney Studio lot. The child of two musicians, John showed an early aptitude for music and began guitar lessons at age six, later ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Jungle Book Music Department
(2016)
The Greatest Showman Music Department
(2017)
The Passion of the Christ Music Department
(2004)
Iron Man 2 Music Department
(2010)

Filmography

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 2022 Luck (filming)
 2022 Marry Me (completed)
 2021-2022 The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers (TV Series) (composer - 11 episodes)
- Episode #2.1 (2022) ... (composer)
- State of Play (2021) ... (composer)
- Head Games (2021) ... (composer)
- Change on the Fly (2021) ... (composer)
- Pond Hockey (2021) ... (composer)
 2021 Home Sweet Home Alone (music by)
 2021 Clifford the Big Red Dog (music by)
 2020 Asteroid Hunters (Documentary short)
 2020 Come Away
 2019 Lake of Death
 2019 Sextuplets (music by)
 2017-2019 The Orville (TV Series) (12 episodes)
- Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow (2019) ... (score by)
- Lasting Impressions (2019) ... (score by)
- Blood of Patriots (2019) ... (score by)
- Identity: Part I (2019) ... (score by)
- All the World Is Birthday Cake (2019) ... (score by)
 2019 The Beach Bum
 2018 Chiefs (TV Movie) (composer)
 2018 Brian Banks
 2018 Madden NFL 19 (Video Game)
 2018 Beirut
 2017 Linda from HR (TV Movie)
 2017 The Greatest Showman (score by)
 2017 Young Sheldon (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Pilot (2017) ... (music by)
 2017 Flint (TV Movie)
 2017 Home Again
 2017 A Symphony of Hope (Documentary)
 2016 Scrat: Spaced Out (Video short)
 2016 Ice Age: Collision Course (music by)
 2016 Game of Silence (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- The Uninvited (2016)
- Hurricane Gil (2016)
- Blood Brothers (2016)
- Pilot (2016)
 2016/I Mother's Day
 2016 The Young Messiah (music by)
 2015 American Odyssey (TV Series) (13 episodes)
- Real World (2015)
- Bug Out (2015)
- Gingerbread (2015)
- Fubar Bundy (2015)
- Figmo (2015)
 2015 Texas Rising (TV Mini Series) (5 episodes)
- Blood for Blood (2015)
- Fate and Fury (2015)
- From the Ashes (2015)
 2015 Broken Horses
 2015 Point of Honor (TV Movie)
 2014 Forever (TV Series)
 2014 The Cobbler
 2014 Houdini (TV Mini Series) (2 episodes)
- Part 2 (2014)
- Part 1 (2014)
 2014 Stonehearst Asylum (music by)
 2014 Walk of Shame
 2014/I Draft Day
 2014 The After (TV Movie)
 2013 Bonnie & Clyde (TV Mini Series) (2 episodes)
- Part 2 (2013)
- Part 1 (2013)
 2013/II The Call
 2013 Jobs
 2012 Alex Cross
 2012 Hatfields & McCoys (TV Mini Series) (3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (2012)
- Episode #1.2 (2012)
- Episode #1.1 (2012)
 2012/I A Thousand Words (music by)
 2011/I The Double
 2011 Dream House
 2011 The Change-Up
 2011 The Sims Medieval (Video Game)
 2010 Yogi Bear
 2010 Predators
 2010 Iron Man 2
 2010 Snowmen
 2010/I Valentine's Day
 2009/I Old Dogs
 2009 Doctor Who Online Adventures (TV Series short) (music arranged by)
 2008 The Seed (Short)
 2008 The Call (Video short) (music)
 2008 Meet Dave
 2008 Swing Vote
 2007 Evan Almighty
 2007 Lair (Video Game)
 2007 Georgia Rule
 2006 Idlewild
 2006 Barnyard
 2006 The Ant Bully
 2006 Hatching 'Chicken Little' (Video documentary short)
 2006 The Ant Bully (TV Mini Series short)
 2005 Zathura (Video Game)
 2005 Chicken Little (Video Game) (archival music)
 2005 Dreamer
 2005 Duma
 2005 Sin City (music by)
 2005 The Pacifier
 2004 Christmas in Tinseltown (Video documentary short)
 2004 Deck the Halls (Video documentary short)
 2004 Film School for Kids (Video documentary short)
 2004 How They Made the North Pole (Video documentary short)
 2004 Kids on Christmas (Video documentary short)
 2004 Lights, Camera, Puffin! (Video documentary short)
 2004 Santa Mania (Video short)
 2004 Tag Along with Will Ferrell (Video documentary short)
 2004 That's a Wrap (Video documentary short)
 2004 Christmas with the Kranks (music by)
 2004 Raising Helen
 2003 Elf
 2003 Most (Short)
 2002 The Hot Chick
 2002 The Tuxedo
 2002 Dragonfly
 2002 Snow Dogs
 2001 Cats & Dogs
 2001 Heartbreakers (music by)
 2001 Spy Kids
 2001 See Spot Run (music by)
 2000 Running Mates (TV Movie)
 2000 Michael Jordan to the Max (Documentary)
 1999 End of Days
 1999 Dick
 1999 Komodo
 1999 G-Saviour (TV Movie)
 1999/I Lost & Found
 1998 I'll Be Home for Christmas (music by)
 1998 Paulie
 1997 Justice League of America (TV Movie)
 1997 Liar Liar (score composed and conducted by)
 1997 The Relic
 1996 The Pretender (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Pilot (1996)
 1996 The Cape (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Pilot (1996)
 1996 Carpool
 1996 Doctor Who (TV Movie)
 1996 The Lazarus Man (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1995 Chameleon
 1995 Sudden Death
 1995 Runaway Brain (Short)
 1995 Kansas (TV Movie) (music by)
 1995 In Pursuit of Honor (TV Movie)
 1995 Houseguest
 1994 Little Giants (music composed & conducted by)
 1993-1994 SeaQuest 2032 (TV Series) (19 episodes)
- Higher Power (1994)
- The Good Death (1994)
- Abalon (1994)
 1994 Star Trek: The Next Generation (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Pegasus (1994)
 1993 Hollyrock-a-Bye Baby (TV Movie)
 1993 The Town Santa Forgot (TV Short)
 1993 The Halloween Tree (TV Movie)
 1993 For Love and Glory (TV Movie)
 1993 Praying Mantis (TV Movie)
 1993 Hocus Pocus
 1993 Jack's Place (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- True Love Ways (1993)
- Faithful Henry (1993)
- The Seventh Meal (1993)
 1993 Gunmen
 1993 Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Progress (1993)
- The Nagus (1993)
 1993 Class of '61 (TV Movie)
 1993 Jonny's Golden Quest (TV Movie)
 1993 I Yabba-Dabba Do! (TV Movie)
 1992 The Plucky Duck Show (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Hollywood Plucky (1992)
 1992 Sunstroke (TV Movie)
 1989-1992 The Young Riders (TV Series) (11 episodes)
- Mask of Fear (1992)
- The Exchange (1991)
- Dead Ringer (1990)
 1992 Still Not Quite Human (TV Movie) (music by)
 1991 Vidiots (TV Movie)
 1991 Into the Badlands (TV Movie)
 1991 A Seduction in Travis County (TV Movie)
 1990 Piggsburg Pigs! (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1990 Tiny Toon Adventures (TV Series short) (2 episodes)
- Hollywood Plucky (1990) ... (music by)
- Gang Busters (1990)
 1990 The Face of Fear (TV Movie)
 1989 Nightmare Classics (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Carmilla (1989)
 1989 Trenchcoat in Paradise (TV Movie)
 1987-1988 CBS Summer Playhouse (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Old Money (1988)
 1987 The Wild Pair
 1987 Rags to Riches (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Dear Diary (1987)
 1987 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1985-1987 Fame (TV Series) (30 episodes)
- Reggie and Rose (1987)
- Best Buddies (1987)
- Ian's Girl (1987)
 1987 DTV 'Doggone' Valentine (TV Movie)
 1986 Cagney & Lacey (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Marathon (1986)
 1986 The Twilight Zone (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Storyteller/Nightsong (1986) ... (segment "Nightsong")
 1984-1985 The Disney Family Album (TV Series documentary short) (5 episodes)
- Marc Davis (1985)
- Frank Thomas (1985)
- Milt Kahl (1984)
 1985 Rose Petal Place: Real Friends (TV Movie)
 1984 Donald Duck's 50th Birthday (TV Special short)
 1983 Backstage at Disney (TV Movie documentary)
 1983 Shooting Stars for Playboy TV (TV Special)
 1980 Deer in the Works (Short)
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Alternate Names:

John Denby

Height:

6' (1.83 m)

Parents:

Debney, Louis | Louis Debney
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I hate, hate being on a movie set. It takes about 5 hours just to light the thing.

Trivia:

First concert he ever attended featured The Beatles at the Hollywood Bowl (August 1964). See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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