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Walter Becker (I) (1950–2017)


Walter Becker was born on February 20, 1950 in Queens, New York City, New York, USA as Walter Carl Becker. He was married to Delia Cioffi, Elinor Roberta Meadows and Juanna Fatouros. He died on September 3, 2017 in Maui, Hawaii, USA. See full bio »

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(age 67) in Maui, Hawaii, USA

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Known For

The A-Team Soundtrack
(2010)
R.I.P.D. Soundtrack
(2013)
Me, Myself & Irene Soundtrack
(2000)
Jerry Maguire Soundtrack
(1996)

Filmography

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  Transference: Book of Liars (writer: "Book of Liars") (announced)
 2018 Sneaky Pete (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Sinister Hotel Room Mystery (2018) ... (writer: "Kid Charlemagne " - as Walter Carl Becker, uncredited)
 2018 Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind (Documentary) (writer: "Reelin' in the Years", "Dirty Work" - as Walter Carl Becker)
 2017 I'm a Celebrity... Extra Camp (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.7 (2017) ... (writer: "I Know Where It's At" - uncredited)
 2017 Bull (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Play the Hand You're Dealt (2017) ... (writer: "Dirty Work" - uncredited)
 2015-2017 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- James Franco/Kendall Jenner/Pete Townshend and Alfie Boe (2017) ... (writer: "Peg" - uncredited)
- Seth MacFarlane/Elisabeth Moss/Fallonventions/Thomas Rhett (2017) ... (writer: "Hey Nineteen" - uncredited)
- Sarah Paulson/Tig Notaro/Luis Fonsi (2017) ... (writer: "Do It Again" - uncredited)
- Meryl Streep/Jerrod Carmichael/Albert Hammond Jr. (2015) ... (writer: "Rikki Don't Lose That Number" - uncredited)
 2017 Oh, Hello on Broadway (TV Movie) (writer: "Time Out Of Mind")
 2016 The Simpsons (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Dad Behavior (2016) ... (writer: "Dirty Work" - uncredited)
- Treehouse of Horror XXVII (2016) ... (writer: "Babylon Sisters" - uncredited)
 2016 Hired Gun (Documentary) (writer: "Peg")
 2014 Royal Pains (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Good Air/Bad Air (2014) ... (writer: "Pretzel Logic" - uncredited)
 2014 True Blood (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Fire in the Hole (2014) ... (writer: "Fire in the Hole")
 2013 American Hustle (writer: "Dirty Work")
 2013 R.I.P.D. (writer: "Hey Nineteen")
 2010-2013 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 14 episodes)
- Episode #21.154 (2013) ... (writer: "Reelin' In the Years" - uncredited)
- Episode #21.79 (2013) ... (writer: "Reelin' In the Years" - uncredited)
- Episode #21.77 (2013) ... (writer: "Reelin' In the Years" - uncredited)
- Episode #21.57 (2012) ... (writer: "Reelin' In the Years" - uncredited)
- Episode #20.200 (2012) ... (writer: "Reelin' In the Years" - uncredited)
 2012 The Dukes of September Live at Lincoln Center (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Kid Charlemagne", "Hey Nineteen", "Peg", "Reelin' In The Years", "Pretzel Logic")
 2011 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Episode #19.36 (2011) ... (writer: "Home at Last" - uncredited)
- Episode #18.179 (2011) ... (writer: "Reelin' In the Years" - uncredited)
- Episode #18.173 (2011) ... (writer: "Reelin' In the Years" - uncredited)
- Episode #18.145 (2011) ... (writer: "Reelin' In the Years" - uncredited)
 2011 The Footy Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Grand Final Footy Show (2011) ... (writer: "The Horses" - uncredited)
 2011 Parenthood (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- I Don't Want to Do This Without You (2011) ... (writer: "Only a Fool Would Say" - uncredited)
 2010 One Night Stand (TV Series short) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Kid Went Nuts! (2010) ... (writer: "Rikki Don't Lose That Number")
- Paul's Birthday Present (2010) ... (writer: "Rikki Don't Lose That Number")
 2010 All Good Things (writer: "Daddy Don't Live In That New York City No More", "Do It Again", "Don't Take Me Alive")
 2010 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Greatest Sports Movies of All Time (2010) ... (writer: "The Horses" - uncredited)
 2010 The A-Team (writer: "REELIN' IN THE YEARS")
  Cold Case (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 2008 - 2010) (performer - 1 episode, 2010)
- The Runaway Bunny (2010) ... (performer: "Any Major Dude Will Tell You" - as Becker) / (writer: "Any Major Dude Will Tell You")
- Glory Days (2008) ... (writer: "Do It Again", "Reelin' In The Years")
 2009 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #9.2 (2009) ... (writer: "The Horses" - uncredited)
 2009 Ugly Betty (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Sex Issue (2009) ... (writer: "Black Cow")
 2008 Life on Mars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Man Who Sold the World (2008) ... (writer: "Reeling In The Years" - uncredited)
 2008 Guitar Hero World Tour (Video Game) (writer: "Do It Again")
 2008/I The Women (producer: "Beautiful")
 2007 Duas Caras (TV Series) (writer: "I'm All Right")
 2007 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- LeBron James/Kanye West (2007) ... (writer: "Champion")
 2007 Zodiac (writer: "Deacon Blues")
 2006 Rabbit Fever (writer: "REELIN' IN THE YEARS")
 2006 Invincible (writer: "Do It Again")
 2006 Footy Legends (writer: "The Horses" - as Walter Carl Becker)
 2005 CHIKARA Tag World Grand Prix 2005, Night 2 (Video) (writer: "Jack of Speed")
 2005 The Devil's Rejects (writer: "Reelin' in the Years" - as Walter Carl Becker)
 2004 Max & Paddy's Road to Nowhere (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.6 (2004) ... (writer: "Do It Again" - uncredited)
 2004 In Good Company (writer: "Reeling in the Years" (1972))
 2004 Nip/Tuck (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Rose and Raven Rosenberg (2004) ... (writer: "Deacon Blue")
 2003 Six Feet Under (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Nobody Sleeps (2003) ... (writer: "Peg")
 2003 The One (TV Movie) (writer: "Rikki Don't Lose That Number")
 2002 The Dead Zone (Video) (writer: "Do It Again")
 2002 Comedian (Documentary) (writer: "Jack of Speed", "Deacon Blues")
 2002 The Dead Zone (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Wheel of Fortune (2002) ... (writer: "Do It Again")
 2002 Laurel Canyon (writer: "Do It Again" (1972) - as Walter Carl Becker)
 2002 Ed (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Power of the Person (2002) ... (writer: "Reelin' In The Years")
 2002 The Kid Stays in the Picture (Documentary) (writer: "Dirty Work", "Do It Again")
 2001 The Sopranos (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Mr. Ruggerio's Neighborhood (2001) ... (writer: "Dirty Work" - uncredited)
 2000 Almost Famous (writer: "Reeling in the Years")
 2000 Me, Myself & Irene (writer: "Any Major Dude Will Tell You", "Bad Sneakers", "Bodhisattva", "Monkey In Your Soul", "Razor Boy", "Only A Fool Would Say That", "Chain Lightning", "Do It Again", "Midnight Cruiser" (uncredited), "Barrytown" (uncredited), "Reelin' In The Years" (uncredited))
 1999 Outside Providence (writer: "Do It Again")
 1998 All Saints: The Video (Video) (writer: "I Know Where It's At", "I Know Where It's At (Live)" (uncredited) - as Becker)
 1997 Fresh Pop (TV Series short) (writer - 1 episode)
- All Saints: I Know Where It's At (1997) ... (writer: "I Know Where It's At" - as Becker)
 1996 Jerry Maguire (writer: "The Horses")
 1996 Eddie (writer: "AIN'T NO LOVE")
 1995 Chicago Hope (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Wild Cards (1995) ... (writer: "Doctor Wu" - uncredited)
 1992 Baywatch (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Game of Chance (1992) ... (writer: "The Horses")
 1992 Sjans (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Geld (1992) ... (writer: "Do It Again" - uncredited)
 1991 Reasonable Doubts (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Aftermath (1991) ... (writer: "Dirty Work" - uncredited)
- Daddy's Little Girl (1991) ... (writer: "Black Cow" - uncredited)
 1990 Air America (writer: "Do It Again")
 1989 Say Anything... (writer: "Rikki Don't Lose That Number")
 1985 Mask (writer: "Dirty Work", "Do It Again")
 1982 Knight Rider (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Deadly Maneuvers (1982) ... (writer: "Rikki Don't Lose That Number")
 1980 WKRP in Cincinnati (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Real Families (1980) ... (writer: "Peg", "Deacon Blues" - uncredited)
 1980 Phobia (writer: "My Rival")
 1978 FM (writer: "FM (No Static At All)", "Do It Again", "FM (Reprise)")
 1976 Pauline's Quirkes (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.2 (1976) ... (writer: "Rikki Don't Lose That Number")
 1975 Day Dreamer (writer: "Do It Again" - uncredited)
 1974 Little Girl Blue (writer: "Rikki Don't Lose That Number" - uncredited)
 1974 Mob Job (writer: "Show Biz Kids" - uncredited)
 1971 You've Got to Walk It Like You Talk It or You'll Lose That Beat (writer: "You've Got To Walk It Like You Talk It or You'll Lose That Beat", "Flotsam and Jetsam", "War and Peace", "Roll Back the Meaning", "You've Got To Walk It Like You Talk It or You'll Lose That Beat" (reprise), "Dog Eat Dog", "Red Giant/White Dwarf", "If It Rains")
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Show Show Producer (2 credits)
Show Show Director (1 credit)
Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (1 credit)
Show Show Editor (1 credit)
Show Show Self (5 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Produced many records throughout the '80s and '90s for artists such as China Crisis, Bob Sheppard, Warren Bernhardt and Rickie Lee Jones. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 5 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »


Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I'm not interested in a rock/jazz fusion. That kind of marriage has so far only come up with ponderous results. We play rock & roll, but we swing when we play. We want that ongoing flow, that lightness, that forward rush of jazz. I learned music from a book on piano theory. I was only interested in knowing about chords. From that, and from the Harvard Dictionary of Music, I learned everything I ... See more »

Trivia:

In 2000, released "Two Against Nature", Steely Dan's first album of new material in 20 years, which garnered 4 Grammy awards. In June, 2003, released Steely Dan's latest, "Everything Must Go". See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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