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Don Kirshner (1934–2011)


Don Kirshner was born on April 17, 1934 in Bronx, New York City, New York, USA. He is known for The Savage Bees (1976), Toomorrow (1970) and Musical Chairs (1975). He was married to Sheila Grod. He died on January 17, 2011 in Boca Raton, Florida, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Savage Bees Music Department
(1976)
Toomorrow Producer
(1970)
Musical Chairs Producer
(1975)
The Kowboys Producer
(1970)

Filmography

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 1977 The Night They Took Miss Beautiful (TV Movie) (music supervisor)
 1977 A Year at the Top (TV Series) (music supervisor)
 1976 The Savage Bees (music supervisor)
 1976 The Kids from C.A.P.E.R. (TV Series) (music supervisor - 1 episode)
- King Cone (1976) ... (music supervisor)
 1976 The Great NBC Smilin' Saturday Mornin' Parade (TV Movie) (music supervisor)
 1972-1973 The Adventurer (TV Series) (music supervisor - 26 episodes)
- The Good Book (1973) ... (music supervisor)
- Somebody Doesn't Like Me (1973) ... (music supervisor)
- Icons Are Forever (1973) ... (music supervisor)
- Make It a Million (1973) ... (music supervisor)
- The Solid Gold Hearse (1973) ... (music supervisor)
 1972 The Amazing Chan and the Chan Clan (TV Series) (music supervisor - 16 episodes)
- The Chan Clan at Scotland Yard (1972) ... (music supervisor)
- The White Elephant (1972) ... (music supervisor)
- The Greek Caper (1972) ... (music supervisor)
- The Gypsy Caper (1972) ... (music supervisor)
- The Mardi Gras Caper (1972) ... (music supervisor)
 1971-1972 The Persuaders! (TV Series) (music supervisor - 24 episodes)
- Read and Destroy (1972) ... (music supervisor)
- Nuisance Value (1972) ... (music supervisor)
- A Death in the Family (1972) ... (music supervisor)
- Element of Risk (1971) ... (music supervisor)
- The Ozerov Inheritance (1971) ... (music supervisor)
 1970 Tora! Tora! Tora! (music score consultant - uncredited)
 1970 Archie's Funhouse (TV Series) (music supervisor)
 1970 Harlem Globe Trotters (TV Series) (music supervisor)
 1969 Archie and His New Pals (TV Movie) (music supervisor)
 1968 The Rock Hound (Short) (music consultant)
 1968 The Archie Show (TV Series) (music supervisor)
 1967 Three's a Crowd (TV Movie) (music supervisor)
 1966-1967 Occasional Wife (TV Series) (music consultant - 30 episodes)
- So Little Time (1967) ... (music consultant)
- Oil, Be Seeing You (1967) ... (music consultant)
- An Affair to Forget (1967) ... (music consultant)
- My Occasional Brother's Keeper (1967) ... (music consultant)
- The Secret Powdered Milk Affair (1967) ... (music consultant)
 1966-1967 I Dream of Jeannie (TV Series) (music consultant - 35 episodes)
- The Mod Party (1967) ... (music consultant)
- My Master, the Swinging Bachelor (1967) ... (music consultant)
- The Birds and the Bees Bit (1967) ... (music consultant)
- My Master, Napoleon's Buddy (1967) ... (music consultant)
- There Goes the Bride (1967) ... (music consultant)
 1966-1967 Bewitched (TV Series) (music consultant - 44 episodes)
- How to Fail in Business with All Kinds of Help (1967) ... (music consultant)
- It's Wishcraft (1967) ... (music consultant)
- No More Mr. Nice Guy (1967) ... (music consultant)
- The Crone of Cawdor (1967) ... (music consultant)
- Aunt Clara's Victoria Victory (1967) ... (music consultant)
 1966-1967 Love on a Rooftop (TV Series) (music consultant - 30 episodes)
- Murder in Apartment D (1967) ... (music consultant)
- Debt of Gratitude (1967) ... (music consultant)
- One Too Many Cooks (1967) ... (music consultant)
- Stork on a Rooftop (1967) ... (music consultant)
- The Letter Bug (1967) ... (music consultant)
 1966-1967 Iron Horse (TV Series) (music consultant - 31 episodes)
- Sister Death (1967) ... (music consultant)
- The Golden Web (1967) ... (music consultant)
- Death by Triangulation (1967) ... (music consultant)
- The Execution (1967) ... (music consultant)
- The Passenger (1967) ... (music consultant)
  The Monkees (TV Series) (music supervisor - 28 episodes, 1966 - 1967) (music consultant - 1 episode)
- Monkees on the Line (1967) ... (music supervisor)
- Monkee Mother (1967) ... (music supervisor)
- Monkees Chow Mein (1967) ... (music supervisor)
- Alias Micky Dolenz (1967) ... (music supervisor)
- Monkees à la Mode (1967) ... (music supervisor)
 1966 Mr. Paracelsus, Who Are You? (TV Movie) (Music Consultant)
 1966 Hawk (TV Series) (music consultant - 17 episodes)
- Blind Man's Bluff (1966) ... (music consultant)
- Wall of Silence (1966) ... (music consultant)
- The Hands of Corbin Claybrooke (1966) ... (music consultant)
- Some Devil Whispered in His Ear (1966) ... (music consultant)
- "H" Is a Dirty Letter (1966) ... (music consultant)
 1966 Gidget (TV Series) (music consultant - 3 episodes)
- Don't Defrost the Alligator (1966) ... (music consultant)
- I Have This Friend Who... (1966) ... (music consultant)
- A Hard Night's Night (1966) ... (music consultant)
 1966 Hazel (TV Series) (music consultant - 4 episodes)
- A Question of Ethics (1966) ... (music consultant)
- A Little Bit of Genius (1966) ... (music consultant)
- The Perfect Boss (1966) ... (music consultant)
- Bee in Her Bonnet (1966) ... (music consultant)
 1966 Scalplock (TV Movie) (music consultant)
 1966 The Wackiest Ship in the Army (TV Series) (music consultant - 2 episodes)
- Fun Has More Blondes (1966) ... (music consultant)
- Brother Love (1966) ... (music consultant)
 1966 The Farmer's Daughter (TV Series) (music consultant - 2 episodes)
- Is He or Isn't He? (1966) ... (music consultant)
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Personal Details

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Spouse:

Sheila Grod  (his death)  (2 children)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I can hear a kid hit a note and know if he has it or not.

Trivia:

At his first recording session with The Monkees, they didn't know who he was; Micky Dolenz actually mistook him for a studio "gofer"--production assistant--since he'd carried in refreshments for everyone. When Kirshner began to give instructions to the band, Dolenz's reaction was to pour the ice from the Coke he'd been drinking over Kirshner's head, only finding out afterwards that he'd just ... See more »

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