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Carole King

Carole King was born on February 9, 1942 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. She is known for A League of Their Own (1992), You've Got Mail (1998) and Gilmore Girls (2000). She was previously married to Rick Sorenson, Richard Edward (Rick) Evers, Charles Jay Larkey and Gerry Goffin. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 8 wins & 13 nominations. See more awards »


Known For

You've Got Mail Soundtrack
Gilmore Girls Music Department
Really Rosie Composer


Hide Hide Show Show Music department (12 credits)
 2021 Mr. A & Mr. M: The Story of A&M Records (TV Series documentary) (music)
 2020 That Animal Rescue Show (TV Series documentary) (You've Got A Friend - 1 episode)
- We Don't Tell People Who to Love (2020) ... (You've Got A Friend: written by)
 2020 Thomas and the Magic Railroad: 20th Anniversary Celebration (Video) (Songwriter: "Locomotion")
 2001-2007 Gilmore Girls (TV Series) (composer - 71 episodes)
- I'm a Kayak, Hear Me Roar (2007) ... (composer: theme)
- Farewell, My Pet (2007) ... (composer: theme)
- I'd Rather Be in Philadelphia (2007) ... (composer: theme)
- To Whom It May Concern (2007) ... (composer: theme)
- Santa's Secret Stuff (2007) ... (composer: theme)
 2005 The Wallflowers: Custom Concert featuring Carole King (TV Special) (singer/musician/composer)
 2000 Thomas and the Magic Railroad (song written by: "Locomotion")
 1990-1992 The Trials of Rosie O'Neill (TV Series) (composer - 5 episodes)
- Heartbreak Hotel (1992) ... (composer: main title song)
- The Other Woman (1992) ... (composer: main title song)
- Lady Luck (1992) ... (composer: main title song)
- The Reunion (1991) ... (composer: main title song)
- Starting Over (1990) ... (composer: main title song)
 1990 A-ha: Crying in the Rain (Music Video) (lyricist)
 1988 CBS Summer Playhouse (TV Series) (additional music - 1 episode)
- Real Life (1988) ... (additional music)
 1987 Crazy Love (song)
 1985 The Care Bears Movie (title song)
  The Monkees (TV Series) (song writer - 3 episodes, 1967) (song producer - 1 episode, 1967) (songs by - 1 episode, 1966)
- The Picture Frame (1967) ... (song writer: "Pleasant Valley Sunday")
- Monkee Mother (1967) ... (song producer: "Sometime in the Morning") / (song writer: "Sometime in the Morning")
- Find the Monkees (1967) ... (song writer: "Sweet Young Thing")
- Royal Flush (1966) ... (songs by)
Show Show Composer (24 credits)
Show Show Actress (15 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (465 credits)
Show Show Producer (1 credit)
Show Show Self (80 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (14 credits)

Personal Details

Other Works:

Songwriter: Wrote (w/Gerry Goffin) "It Might as Well Rain Until September", a hit for her. See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Print Biographies | 1 Interview | 4 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

Carole Larkey


Rick Sorenson  (divorced) | See more »

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Personal Quote:

My life has been a tapestry of rich and royal hue, an everlasting vision of the everchanging view. See more »


Her second album, Tapestry (1971), is ranked number 36 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of the 500 Greatest Albums of All Time. See more »


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