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David Shire was born on July 3, 1937 in Buffalo, New York, USA as David Lee Shire. He is known for his work on Zodiac (2007), Short Circuit (1986) and The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974). He has been married to Didi Conn since February 11, 1984. They have one child. He was previously married to Talia Shire. See full bio »

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Known For

Zodiac Music Department
(2007)
Short Circuit Music Department
(1986)
(1974)
Saturday Night Fever Music Department
(1977)

Filmography

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 2011-2016 The Legacy Project (TV Series documentary) (composer - 29 episodes)
- John Weidman & J.T. Rogers (2016) ... (composer: theme music)
- John Patrick Shanley with Stephen Adly Guirgis (2016) ... (composer: theme music)
- Alan Menken & Kristen Anderson-Lopez (2016) ... (composer: theme music)
- Larry Kramer & George C. Wolfe (2016) ... (composer: theme music)
- Christopher Durang with David Lindsay-Abaire (2016) ... (composer: theme music)
 2014 An Experiment in Fear: The Making of Monkey Shines (Documentary) (composer: theme music)
 2007 Zodiac (musician: piano solos)
 1997 Ms. Scrooge (TV Movie) (music conducted by)
 1988 Monkey Shines (conductor - uncredited) / (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1986 Short Circuit (conductor - uncredited)
  Amazing Stories (TV Series) (conductor - 1 episode, 1986) (orchestrator - 1 episode, 1986)
- Hell Toupee (1986) ... (conductor - uncredited) / (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1985 Return to Oz (conductor)
 1985 The Care Bears Movie (conductor - uncredited)
  Alice (TV Series) (composer - 202 episodes, 1976 - 1985) (music - 1 episode, 1979)
- Th-th-th-that's All Folks (1985) ... (composer: theme music)
- Vera's Grounded Gumshoe (1985) ... (composer: theme music)
- One on One (1985) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Night They Raided Debbie's (1985) ... (composer: theme music)
- Alice Doesn't Work Here Anymore: Part 2 (1985) ... (composer: theme music)
 1984 2010: The Year We Make Contact (conductor) / (electronic music producer)
 1983 Touched (composer: original song "Find Me")
 1983 Max Dugan Returns (conductor - uncredited)
 1982 The World According to Garp (music adaptor)
 1981-1982 Darkroom (TV Series) (composer - 16 episodes)
- Who's There? (1982) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Rarest of Wines (1982) ... (composer: theme music)
- Exit Line (1982) ... (composer: theme music)
- Lost in Translation (1982) ... (composer: theme music)
- Guillotine (1982) ... (composer: theme music)
 1981 Paternity (conductor - uncredited)
 1978-1979 Flying High (TV Series) (composer - 18 episodes)
- The Challenges (1979) ... (composer: theme music)
- Eye Opener (1979) ... (composer: theme music)
- Ladies of the Night (1979) ... (composer: theme music)
- Great Expectations (1978) ... (composer: theme music)
- Swan Song for an Ugly Duckling (1978) ... (composer: theme music)
 1979 Apocalypse Now (composer: unused music - uncredited)
 1979 Old Boyfriends (conductor - uncredited)
 1979 The Promise (conductor - uncredited) / (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1979 Fast Break (conductor - uncredited) / (music arranger - uncredited) / (musician: keyboards - uncredited)
 1979 Norma Rae (conductor - uncredited)
 1977 Saturday Night Fever (composer: additional music) / (music adaptor)
 1977 Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series) (composer - 8 episodes)
- No Way Out (1977) ... (composer: theme music)
- You're Not Alone (1977) ... (composer: theme music)
- Force of Evil (1977) ... (composer: theme music)
- A Hand for Sonny Blue (1977) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Nomads (1977) ... (composer: theme music)
 1977 The Force of Evil (TV Movie) (composer: theme music)
 1976 Raid on Entebbe (TV Movie) (conductor - uncredited)
 1976 The Practice (TV Series) (composer - 1 episode)
- Judy Sinclair (1976) ... (composer: theme music)
 1976 The Big Bus (conductor - uncredited)
 1976 All the President's Men (conductor - uncredited)
 1975 The Hindenburg (conductor) / (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1975 Three for the Road (TV Series) (composer - 12 episodes)
- Odyssey in Jeans (1975) ... (composer: theme music)
- Adventure in Los Angeles (1975) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Albatross (1975) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Trail of Bigfoot (1975) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Prisoner in Sneakers (1975) ... (composer: theme music)
 1975 Farewell, My Lovely (conductor - uncredited) / (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1975 The Fortune (music adaptor)
 1974 The Godchild (TV Movie) (conductor - uncredited)
 1974 The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (conductor - uncredited) / (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1974 Lucas Tanner (TV Series) (composer: theme music)
 1974 The Conversation (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1974 A Case of Rape (TV Movie) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1973 Steelyard Blues (additional music scoring)
 1972 The Sixth Sense (TV Series) (composer - 3 episodes)
- The House That Cried Murder (1972) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Heart That Wouldn't Stay Buried (1972) ... (composer: theme music)
- I Do Not Belong to the Human World (1972) ... (composer: theme music)
 1971-1972 Sarge (TV Series) (composer - 14 episodes)
- Napoleon Never Wanted to Be a Cop (1972) ... (composer: theme music - uncredited)
- An Accident Waiting to Happen (1972) ... (composer: theme music)
- A Party to the Crime (1971) ... (composer: theme music)
- A Company of Victims (1971) ... (composer: theme music - uncredited)
- The Combatants (1971) ... (composer: theme music)
 1967 The Belle of 14th Street (TV Special) (associate musical director)
 1967 CBS Playhouse (TV Series) (musical director - 1 episode)
- The Final War of Olly Winter (1967) ... (musical director)
  ABC Stage 67 (TV Series) (assistant to composer - 1 episode, 1966) (assistant to conductor - 1 episode, 1966)
- Evening Primrose (1966) ... (assistant to composer) / (assistant to conductor)
 1966 Color Me Barbra (TV Special) (assistant to the conductor)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

(August 2 to 22, 1961) Richard Maltby Jr. and his play, "The Sap of Life," was performed in the Williamstown Theatre Festival production at the Adams Memorial Theatre Main Stage at Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts with James Bateman (Horatio); Barbara Bossert (Hannah); Judy Frank (Jessie); Carol Guilford (... See more »

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Trivia:

Ex-son-in-law of Carmine Coppola and Italia Coppola. Ex-brother-in-law of Anton Coppola, August Coppola and Francis Ford Coppola. See more »

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