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Earle Hagen (1919–2008)


Earle Hagen was born on July 9, 1919 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Earle Harry Hagen. He is known for his work on I Spy (1965), Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953) and Tango & Cash (1989). He was married to Laura Roberts (Gunn) and Lou Sidwell. He died on May 26, 2008 in Rancho Mirage, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

I Spy Composer
(1965-1968)
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes Music Department
(1953)
Tango & Cash Soundtrack
(1989)
The Cable Guy Soundtrack
(1996)

Filmography

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 1986 Return to Mayberry (TV Movie)
 1985 North Beach and Rawhide (TV Movie)
 1984-1985 The New Mike Hammer (TV Series) (15 episodes)
- Deadly Reunion (1985)
- Firestorm (1985)
- Dead Man's Run (1984)
- Cold Target (1984)
 1984 More Than Murder (TV Movie)
 1983 Murder Me, Murder You (TV Movie)
 1983 I Take These Men (TV Movie)
 1982 Muggable Mary, Street Cop (TV Movie)
 1981 Stand by Your Man (TV Movie)
 1980 The Hustler of Muscle Beach (TV Movie)
 1977-1980 Eight Is Enough (TV Series) (14 episodes)
- The Graduates (1979)
 1980 Alex and the Doberman Gang (TV Movie) (as Earle Hagen)
 1979 Ebony, Ivory and Jade (TV Movie)
 1979 Featherstone's Nest (TV Movie)
 1979 Billy (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Letter (1979)
 1978 True Grit: A Further Adventure (TV Movie)
 1977 Killer on Board (TV Movie)
 1977 Young Dan'l Boone (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Trail Blazer (1977)
 1977 Nashville 99 (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Jolene (1977)
- The Fallen Idol (1977)
- Joldy (1977)
 1976 Having Babies (TV Movie)
 1976 The Cheerleaders (TV Movie)
 1976 Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman (TV Series) (75 episodes)
- Episode #1.80 (1976)
- Episode #1.79 (1976) ... (uncredited)
- Episode #1.78 (1976) ... (uncredited)
- Episode #1.77 (1976) ... (uncredited)
- Episode #1.76 (1976) ... (uncredited)
 1975-1976 Movin' On (TV Series) (22 episodes)
- Full Fathom Five (1976)
- Living It Up! (1976)
 1975 Big Eddie (TV Series)
 1975 The Runaways (TV Movie)
 1974 Planet of the Apes (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Tomorrow's Tide (1974)
- The Legacy (1974)
 1973-1974 Doc Elliot (TV Series) (15 episodes)
- The Pharmacist (1974)
- The Brothers (1974)
- Survival (1974)
- The Gold Mine (1974)
 1974 Aces Up (TV Movie)
 1973 M*A*S*H (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1968-1972 Mod Squad (TV Series) (42 episodes)
- Kristie (1972)
- A Gift for Jenny (1972)
- The Connection (1972)
 1972 The Don Rickles Show (TV Series)
 1965-1971 That Girl (TV Series) (53 episodes)
- Soot Yourself (1971)
- Stag Party (1971)
- That King (1971)
 1968-1971 Mayberry R.F.D. (TV Series) (19 episodes)
- Mike's Car (1971)
- All for Charity (1970)
- The New Well (1970)
 1970-1971 Make Room for Granddaddy (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1971 The New Andy Griffith Show (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1969 The Monk (TV Movie)
 1969 The New People (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.0 (1969)
 1969 My Friend Tony (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- The Lost Hours (1969)
 1965-1968 I Spy (TV Series) (53 episodes)
- Pinwheel (1968)
- Shana (1968)
 1960-1968 The Andy Griffith Show (TV Series) (249 episodes)
- Mayberry R.F.D. (1968)
- Opie and Mike (1968)
- The Wedding (1968)
 1967 Off to See the Wizard (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Gypsy Colt (1967)
- Rhino (1967)
 1967 The Danny Thomas Hour (TV Series)
 1963-1967 Vacation Playhouse (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Heaven Help Us (1967)
 1965 Valentine's Day (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Which Witch? (1965)
 1963-1965 The Bill Dana Show (TV Series) (37 episodes)
- The Court Jester (1965)
- Tonsils for Two (1964)
 1953-1964 The Danny Thomas Show (TV Series) (280 episodes)
- Beautiful Lady (1964)
- Pupa Loves Rusty (1964)
 1962 Medicine Man (TV Movie)
 1962 It's a Man's World (TV Series)
 1961 The Jim Backus Show (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- The Plant (1961)
 1961 The Barbara Stanwyck Show (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Dear Charlie (1961)
 1960 Guestward Ho! (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1960 Let's Make Love (uncredited)
 1959 Love and Marriage (TV Series)
 1959 Say One for Me (uncredited)
 1957 The Real McCoys (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Californy, Here We Come (1957) ... (as Spencer-Hagen)
 1955 The Girl Rush (as M.S. I. Spencer-Hagen)
 1955 It's Always Jan (TV Series)
 1953-1954 Where's Raymond? (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- Christmas (1953)
- Find Tremont (1953) ... (as M.S. Spencer-Hagen)
- Firing Molly (1953) ... (as M.S. Spencer-Hagen)
- Late to Work (1953) ... (as M.S. Spencer-Hagen)
 1951 On the Riviera (uncredited)
Show Show Music department (133 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (61 credits)
Show Show Actor (2 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Self (3 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Book: "Scoring For Films". Van Nuys: Alfred Music Publishing. ISBN 0882843885. See more »

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Official Sites:

Official Fan Site

Alternate Names:

Earle Hagan | M.S. I. Spencer-Hagen | M.S.I. Spencer-Hagen | M.S. Spencer-Hagen | msi Spencer-Hagen | Spencer-Hagen
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Personal Quote:

It was hard work with long hours and endless deadlines; but being able to write something one day and hear it a few days later appealed to me. (on composing for television)

Trivia:

He played with top bands of the swing era, and wrote one of the first textbooks on composing for movies. See more »

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