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Arthur B. Rubinstein (1938–2018)

Arthur B. Rubinstein was born on March 31, 1938 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He is known for his work on WarGames (1983), Stakeout (1987) and Nick of Time (1995). He was married to Barbara Ferris. He died on April 23, 2018 in the USA. See full bio »


(age 80) in USA

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Known For

WarGames Composer
Stakeout Composer
Nick of Time Composer


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 2013 The Death of Maranzano (Short)
 2006 Ride with the Angels: Making 'Blue Thunder' (Video documentary)
 2006 The Special: Building Blue Thunder (Video documentary short)
 2002 The Men Who Made the Movies: Samuel Fuller (TV Movie documentary)
 2001 Face Value
 2000 Shooting War: World War II Combat Cameramen (TV Movie documentary)
 2000 The Last Debate (TV Movie)
 1996-1999 The Great Ships (TV Series documentary) (10 episodes)
- The Ironclads (1999)
- The Schooners (1998) ... (music composed by)
- The Windjammers (1998) ... (music composed by)
- The Destroyers (1997)
- The Pirate Ships (1997)
 1998 Floating Away (TV Movie)
 1997 The Princess Stallion (TV Movie)
 1997 The Ruby Ring (TV Movie)
 1997 Eastwood on Eastwood (TV Movie documentary)
 1996 Dead Man's Island (TV Movie)
 1996 Double Jeopardy (TV Movie)
 1995 Nick of Time
 1994 Janek: The Silent Betrayal (TV Movie)
 1993 Hart to Hart Returns (TV Movie)
 1993/I Caught in the Act (TV Movie)
 1993 Les audacieux (TV Movie)
 1992 Eastwood & Co.: Making 'Unforgiven' (TV Movie documentary)
 1992 The Streets of Beverly Hills (TV Movie)
 1992 When No One Would Listen (TV Movie)
 1992 The Plucky Duck Show (TV Series short) (1 episode)
 1992 Secrets (TV Movie)
 1991 Fatal Friendship (TV Movie)
 1991 Crazy from the Heart (TV Movie)
 1991 Barbara Stanwyck: Fire and Desire (TV Movie documentary)
 1991 The Hard Way
 1991 Line of Fire: The Morris Dees Story (TV Movie) (music by)
 1990 The Simpsons (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Bart Gets an F (1990)
 1990 Murder Times Seven (TV Movie)
 1990 Tiny Toon Adventures (TV Series short) (3 episodes)
- Furrball Follies (1990) ... (music by)
- A Quack in the Quarks (1990) ... (music by)
 1990 Myrna Loy: So Nice to Come Home to (TV Movie documentary)
 1990 Murder in Black and White (TV Movie)
 1989 The Hollywood Detective (TV Movie)
 1989 The Heist (TV Movie)
 1989 Baywatch: Panic at Malibu Pier (TV Movie) (as Arthur B. Rubenstein)
 1989 Gideon Oliver (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Sleep Well, Professor Oliver (1989) ... (as Arthur Rubenstein)
 1989 Unconquered (TV Movie)
 1989 The Man in the Brown Suit (TV Movie)
 1988 Where the Hell's That Gold?!!? (TV Movie)
 1988 Internal Affairs (TV Movie)
 1988 Indiscreet (TV Movie)
 1988 Defense Play
 1988 Nightmare at Bittercreek (TV Movie)
 1988 Inherit the Wind (TV Movie)
 1988 Once Upon a Texas Train (TV Movie)
 1987 Defense Play
 1987 Stakeout
 1987 Roses Are for the Rich (TV Movie)
 1986-1987 The Wizard (TV Series) (19 episodes)
- H.E.N.R.I. VIII (1987)
- Papa Simon (1987)
- The Aztec Dagger (1987)
 1987 The Betty Ford Story (TV Movie)
 1987 Love Among Thieves (TV Movie) (as Arthur B. Rubenstein)
 1986 Doing Life (TV Movie) (as Arthur B. Rubenstein)
 1986 Sledge Hammer! (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Under the Gun (1986) ... (as Arthur Rubenstein)
 1986 The Best of Times (music by)
 1985 Murder Among Friends (TV Movie)
 1985 Amazing Stories (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Remote Control Man (1985) ... (as Arthur Rubinstein)
 1985 Doubletake (TV Mini-Series) (2 episodes)
- Part 2 (1985)
- Part 1 (1985)
 1985 Murder in Space (TV Movie)
 1984 The Cartier Affair (TV Movie)
 1984 Sins of the Past (TV Movie)
 1984 The Parade (TV Movie)
 1983 Sawyer and Finn (TV Movie)
 1983 WarGames
 1982-1983 Bring 'Em Back Alive (TV Series) (15 episodes)
- Dead Run (1983)
- The Hostage (1983)
- A Switch in Time (1983)
 1983 Blue Thunder
 1982 Skeezer (TV Movie)
 1982 Fake-Out
 1982 Not Just Another Affair (TV Movie)
 1981-1982 The Phoenix (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- The Fire Within (1982)
- One of Them (1982)
- Pilot (1981)
 1981-1982 Harper Valley P.T.A. (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Low Noon (1981) ... (original music by)
 1981 Incident at Crestridge (TV Movie)
 1981 Standing Room Only (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Sherlock Holmes (1981)
 1981 Bulba (TV Movie)
 1981 Rivkin: Bounty Hunter (TV Movie)
 1980 Gridlock (TV Movie)
 1978-1979 Flying High (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- Eye Opener (1979) ... (as Arthur Rubinstein)
- Brides and Grooms (1978) ... (as Arthur Rubinstein)
- Palm Springs Weekend (1978) ... (as Arthur Rubinstein)
- Fun Flight (1978) ... (as Arthur Rubinstein)
- In the Still of the Night (1978) ... (as Arthur Rubinstein)
 1979 Shirley (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1979 Aunt Mary (TV Movie)
 1979 Portrait of a Stripper (TV Movie)
 1979 You Can't Take It with You (TV Movie)
 1977-1978 The Love Boat (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- El Kid/The Last Hundred Bucks/Isosceles Triangle (1978) ... (as Arthur Rubinstein)
- Ex Plus Y/Golden Agers/Graham and Kelly (1977) ... (as Arthur Rubinstein)
 1978 Fame (TV Movie)
 1978 Return Engagement (TV Movie)
 1978 Taxi!! (TV Movie)
 1977 The Prince of Central Park (TV Movie)
 1976 Addie and the King of Hearts (TV Movie)
 1975 The Easter Promise (TV Movie) (as Arthur Rubinstein)
 1974-1975 Great Performances (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- The Seagull (1975) ... (as Arthur Rubinstein)
 1973 The Men Who Made the Movies: Howard Hawks (TV Movie documentary)
 1973 The Men Who Made the Movies: King Vidor (TV Movie documentary)
 1973 The Men Who Made the Movies: Raoul Walsh (TV Movie documentary)
 1973 The Thanksgiving Treasure (TV Movie) (as Arthur Rubinstein)
 1972 The House Without a Christmas Tree (TV Movie) (as Arthur Rubinstein)
 1972 Harvey (TV Movie) (as Arthur Rubinstein)
 1972 Look Homeward, Angel (TV Movie)
 1971 All the Way Home (TV Movie)
 1971 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Price (1971) ... (as Arthur Rubinstein)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

(June 28 to July 7, 1979) He was composer for Tennessee Williams' play, "Camino Real," in a Williamstown Theatre Festival production at the Adams Memorial Theatre Main Stage at Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts with David Bahlman (Lord Mulligan); Louis Beachner (A Ratt, Nursie); Yusef Bulos (Sancho Panzo, Abdullah... See more »

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Alternate Names:

Arthur B. Rubenstein | Arthur Rubenstein | Arthur Rubinstein

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In 1994, Rubinstein founded Symphony in the Glen with his wife Barbara Ferris. They presented over 60 free classical concerts to over 80,000 families and children in Los Angeles across their 20-year run. See more »

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