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Marilyn Bergman (1928–2022)

Prolific songwriter ("Nice 'n' Easy", "Yellow Bird"), composer and author Marilyn Bergman wrote several theme songs for television and songs for revues, night clubs, and films. Joining ASCAP in 1953, her chief musical collaborators included her husband Alan Bergman, Lew Spence, Norman Luboff, Paul Weston, Sammy Fain, and Alex North. Her other song... See full bio »

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Known For

Tootsie Soundtrack
(1982)
In the Heat of the Night Music Department
(1967)
Sabrina Soundtrack
(1995)
The Way We Were Soundtrack
(1973)

Filmography

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 2017 If You're Not in the Obit, Eat Breakfast (Documentary) (lyrics: "Just Getting Started")
 1988-1995 In the Heat of the Night (TV Series) (lyrics - 146 episodes)
- Grow Old Along with Me (1995) ... (lyrics: theme music - uncredited)
- By Duty Bound (1995) ... (lyrics: theme music - uncredited)
- Who Was Geli Bendl? (1994) ... (lyrics: theme music - uncredited)
- A Matter of Justice (1994) ... (lyrics: theme music - uncredited)
- Give Me Your Life: Part 2 (1994) ... (lyrics: theme music - uncredited)
  Brooklyn Bridge (TV Series) (lyricist - 33 episodes, 1991 - 1993) (theme song - 33 episodes, 1991 - 1993)
- No Time Like the Future (1993) ... (lyricist: theme music) / (theme song: "Just Over the Brooklyn Bridge")
- The Hollywood Country Club (1993) ... (lyricist: theme music) / (theme song: "Just Over the Brooklyn Bridge")
- Keeping Up with the Joneses (1993) ... (lyricist: theme music) / (theme song: "Just Over the Brooklyn Bridge")
- The Date (1993) ... (lyricist: theme music) / (theme song: "Just Over the Brooklyn Bridge")
- The Wild Pitch (1993) ... (lyricist: theme music) / (theme song: "Just Over the Brooklyn Bridge")
 1992-1993 The Powers That Be (TV Series) (theme music - 4 episodes)
- Having a Ball (1993) ... (theme music: lyrics by)
- Bill Gets Shot (1992) ... (theme music: lyrics by)
- The Love Child: Part 2 (1992) ... (theme music: lyrics by)
- The Love Child: Part 1 (1992) ... (theme music: lyrics by)
  Alice (TV Series) (lyricist - 201 episodes, 1976 - 1985) (theme - 1 episode, 1976)
- Th-th-th-that's All Folks (1985) ... (lyricist: theme music)
- Vera's Grounded Gumshoe (1985) ... (lyricist: theme music)
- One on One (1985) ... (lyricist: theme music)
- The Night They Raided Debbie's (1985) ... (lyricist: theme music)
- Alice Doesn't Work Here Anymore: Part 2 (1985) ... (lyricist: theme music)
 1983 Lani Hall: Never Say Never Again (Music Video) (lyricist)
 1983 Yentl (lyricist)
  Good Times (TV Series) (composer - 132 episodes, 1974 - 1979) (theme music composer - 1 episode, 1974)
- The Evans' Dilemma (1979) ... (composer: theme music)
- Cousin Raymond (1979) ... (composer: theme music)
- The End of the Rainbow (1979) ... (composer: theme music)
- A Matter of Mothers (1979) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Physical (1979) ... (composer: theme music)
 1979 Co-ed Fever (TV Series) (composer - 1 episode)
- Pepperoni Passion (1979) ... (composer: theme music)
  Maude (TV Series) (composer - 140 episodes, 1972 - 1978) (theme music composer - 1 episode, 1974)
- Maude's Big Move: Part 3 (1978) ... (composer: theme music)
- Maude's Big Move: Part 2 (1978) ... (composer: theme music)
- Maude's Big Move: Part 1 (1978) ... (composer: theme music)
- Phillip's Mature Romance (1978) ... (composer: theme music)
- Mr. Butterfield's Return (1978) ... (composer: theme music)
 1976 Sybil (TV Mini Series) (lyricist - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1976) ... (lyricist)
- Episode #1.1 (1976) ... (lyricist)
 1976 The Nancy Walker Show (TV Series) (composer - 1 episode)
- The Homecoming (1976) ... (composer: theme music)
 1976 Harry and Walter Go to New York (lyrics by)
 1972 The Sandy Duncan Show (TV Series) (lyricist - 3 episodes)
- Dream a Little Recurring Dream of Me (1972) ... (lyricist: theme music)
- Write On (1972) ... (lyricist: theme music)
- Richer Third (1972) ... (lyricist: theme music)
 1971 Funny Face (TV Series) (lyricist - 2 episodes)
- Don't Worry, I'll Manage (1971) ... (lyricist: theme music)
- The Used Car (1971) ... (lyricist: theme music)
 1970 Bracken's World (TV Series) (lyricist - 15 episodes)
- Miss Isabel Blue (1970) ... (lyricist: theme song)
- The Country Boy (1970) ... (lyricist: theme song)
- Will Freddy's Real Father Please Stand Up? (1970) ... (lyricist: theme song)
- A Score Without Strings (1970) ... (lyricist: theme song)
- Nude Scene (1970) ... (lyricist: theme song)
 1969 The Happy Ending (lyrics by)
 1967 In the Heat of the Night (lyrics by)
Show Show Writer (5 credits)
Show Show Composer (2 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (285 credits)
Show Show Producer (2 credits)
Show Show Actress (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (2 credits)
Show Show Self (26 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

She wrote TV specials for Fred Astaire and Marge and Gower Champion, and stage scores for "That's Life" LA), "Ice Capades of 1957", and "Something More!" (Broadway). Her albums include "Never Be Afraid", and "Aesop's Fables". See more »

Official Sites:

Discogs | Theater_org

Alternate Names:

Marilyn Keith Bergman | Marilyn Keith

Height:

5' 2" (1.57 m)

Spouse:

Alan Bergman  (her death)  (1 child)
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Trivia:

Coincidentally, Marilyn and husband Alan Bergman were both born in the same Brooklyn hospital. See more »

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