No photo available. Represent Adolphe Adam? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
STARmeter
SEE RANK
Up 879,531 this week

Adolphe Adam (1803–1856)

Adolphe Charles Adam was born on July 24, 1803 in Paris, France. His father was Jean Louis Adam, the acclaimed concert pianist and professor of piano at the Paris Conservatory. Adolph Adam enrolled in the Paris Conservatory against his father's will in 1817. There he studied piano, and from 1821 also studied composition under Francois Boieldieu. ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 52) in Paris, France

'Blindspotting' Star on Her Video-Game Obsession

Janina Gavankar explains the importance of films like Blindspotting and her long love affair with video games.

Watch now

Related News

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Prime Video

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Adolphe Adam's work have you seen?

User Polls

Known For

Grumpy Old Men
Grumpy Old Men Soundtrack
(1993)
C.R.A.Z.Y.
C.R.A.Z.Y. Soundtrack
(2005)
Endless Love
Endless Love Soundtrack
(2014)
Office Christmas Party
(2016)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Soundtrack (144 credits)
 2018 Temptation (writer: "O Holy Night") (post-production)
 2017 Little Women (TV Mini-Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2017) ... (music: "O Holy Night" - uncredited)
 2017 Good Morning Britain (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 19 December 2017 (2017) ... (music: "O Holy Night" - uncredited)
 2017 Daddy's Home 2 (writer: "Oh Holy Night" - as Adolphe-Charles Adam)
 2015-2017 The Royals (TV Series) (music - 2 episodes)
- More Than Kin, and Less Than Kind (2017) ... (music: "O Holy Night" - uncredited)
- Is Not This Something More Than Fantasy? (2015) ... (music: "O Holy Night" - uncredited)
 2016 Christmas Is (TV Movie) (music: "Oh Holy Night" 1847)
 2016 Katherine Jenkins: Home for Christmas (TV Movie documentary) (music: "O Holy Night")
 2016 Jennifer Nettles: 'Tis the Season (TV Movie) (music: "O Holy Night")
 2012-2016 The Vampire Diaries (TV Series) (music - 2 episodes)
- The Next Time I Hurt Somebody, It Could Be You (2016) ... (music: "O Holy Night" - uncredited)
- O Come, All Ye Faithful (2012) ... (music: "O Holy Night" - uncredited)
 2016 Office Christmas Party (music: "Oh Holy Night")
 2016 Christmas in Rockefeller Center (TV Movie) (music: "O Holy Night")
 2015 F Is for Family (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- O Holy Moly Night (2015) ... (music: "O Holy Night")
 2015 Love the Coopers (writer: "O Holy Night" - as Adolphe-Charles Adam)
 2015 How Sarah Got Her Wings (writer: "O Holy Night")
 2015 All Through the House (music: "Oh Holy Night")
 2015/I Follow (music: "O Holy Night")
 2015 Those People (music: "O Holy Night")
 2014 Oh Holy Night (Video short) (music: "Oh Holy Night")
 2014 The Mindy Project (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Christmas (2014) ... (writer: "O Holy Night" - uncredited)
 2014 The Fosters (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Christmas Past (2014) ... (music: "O Holy Night" - uncredited)
 1992-2014 The Simpsons (TV Series) (music - 2 episodes)
- I Won't Be Home for Christmas (2014) ... (music: "O Holy Night" - uncredited)
- Homer's Triple Bypass (1992) ... (music: "O Holy Night")
 2014 I Am Santa Claus (Documentary) (music: "O Holy Night")
 2014/I Gentlemen (writer: "O helga natt")
 2014 Endless Love (music: "O Holy Night")
 2013 A Madea Christmas (music: "O Holy Night")
 2013 Melissa & Joey (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- A New Kind of Family Christmas (2013) ... (music: "O Holy Night" - uncredited)
 2013 Studio C (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.10 (2013) ... (music: "O Holy Night" - uncredited)
 2013 Il était une fois les boys (music: "Minuit, Chrétiens!")
 2013 Darla Z's Christmas 'Round the World (TV Special) (writer: "O Holy Night")
  Home & Family (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 2013) (music - 1 episode, 2013)
- Holiday Special (2013) ... (writer: "O Holy Night")
- Episode #2.41 (2013) ... (music: "O Holy Night")
 2013 Kristin's Christmas Past (TV Movie) (music: "O Holy Night")
 2013 The Best Man Holiday (lyrics: "O Holy Night" - as Adam) / (music: "O Holy Night" - as Adam)
 2013 A Country Christmas Story (TV Movie) (music: "O Holy Night" (performer))
 2013 Cedar Cove (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Homecoming (2013) ... (music: "O Holy Night")
 2013 Afternoon of a Faun: Tanaquil Le Clercq (Documentary) (writer: "Giselle, Act I - Loys seul, Entree de Giselle")
 2013 Barbie in the Pink Shoes (writer: "Dance of the Friends", "Variation of Giselle, Act 1")
 2010-2012 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (music - 3 episodes)
- Episode #21.63 (2012) ... (music: "O Holy Night" - uncredited)
- Episode #19.56 (2010) ... (music: "O Holy Night")
- Episode #19.46 (2010) ... (music: "O Holy Night" - uncredited)
 2012 Two and a Half Men (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Give Santa a Tail-Hole (2012) ... (writer: "O Holy Night" - uncredited)
 2012 90210 (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- The Things We Do for Love (2012) ... (music: "O Holy Night" - uncredited)
 2012 The Mistle-Tones (TV Movie) (music: "Oh Holy Night")
 2012 Glee (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Swan Song (2012) ... (music: "O Holy Night" - uncredited)
 2012 American Horror Story (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Unholy Night (2012) ... (music: "O Holy Night" - uncredited)
 2012 Steppin' Out with Katherine Jenkins (TV Movie) (music: "O Holy Night")
 2012 The Late Late Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Late, Late Toy Show (2012) ... (writer: "O Holy Night")
 2012 The March Sisters at Christmas (TV Movie) (music: "O Holy Night")
 2012 Nativity 2: Danger in the Manger! (music: "Oh Holy Night" - uncredited)
 2012 Christmas Angel (TV Movie) (music: "O Holy Night")
 2012 Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups (music: "O Holy Night")
 2011-2012 The Bolshoi Ballet: Live from Moscow (TV Series) (music - 2 episodes)
- The Corsair (2012) ... (music: "The Corsair")
- Class Concert and Giselle (2011) ... (music: "Giselle")
 2009-2011 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (music - 2 episodes)
- Jimmy Fallon/Michael Bublé (2011) ... (music: "O Holy Night")
- Taylor Lautner/Bon Jovi (2009) ... (music: "O Holy Night" - uncredited)
 2011 Doctors (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Lebkucken vs Papparkakor (2011) ... (music: "O Holy Night")
 2011 The Heart of Christmas (TV Movie) (music: "O Holy Night")
 2011 Arme Riddere (music: "O Helga Natt")
 2011 Mandie and the Forgotten Christmas (writer: "O Holy Night")
 2011 Cedar Rapids (writer: "O Holy Night" - uncredited)
 2009-2010 30 Rock (TV Series) (music - 2 episodes)
- Christmas Attack Zone (2010) ... (music: "O Holy Night", "O Holy Night" (uncredited))
- Secret Santa (2009) ... (music: "O Holy Night" - uncredited)
 2010 Raising Hope (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Toy Story (2010) ... (music: "O Holy Night" - uncredited)
 2010 Fireplace for your Home: Christmas Music (writer: "O Holy Night" - uncredited)
 2010 Svinalängorna (writer: "O helga natt")
 2009 SNL Presents: A Very Gilly Christmas (TV Special) (writer: "O Holy Night" - uncredited)
 2009 Loose Women (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #14.75 (2009) ... (music: "O Holy Night")
 2009 Carrie Underwood: An All-Star Holiday Special (TV Movie) (music: "O Holy Night")
 2009 It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- A Very Sunny Christmas (2009) ... (music: "O Holy Night" - uncredited)
 2009 Vegas (writer: "O' Holy Night")
 2009 Mao's Last Dancer (writer: "Giselle")
 2009 Make the Yuletide Gay (music: "O Holy Night")
 2008 Beautiful Loser (music: "O Holy Night")
 2008 The Last Christmas Party (writer: "O Holy Night (Cantique de Noel)")
 2008 Celtic Woman: The Greatest Journey - Essential Collection (Video) (writer: "O, Holy Night")
 2008 The Coverup (music: "O' Holy Night")
 2007 Holiday Festival on Ice 2007 (TV Special) (writer: "O Holy Night")
 2007 The Perfect Holiday (music: "O Holy Night")
 2007 This Christmas (music: "O Holy Night")
 2007 A Christmas Celebration: Live from Dublin (Video) (writer: "O, Holy Night")
 2007 The War (TV Mini-Series documentary) (music - 1 episode)
- The Ghost Front: December 1944 - March 1945 (2007) ... (music: "O Holy Night")
 2007 Fall Down Dead (music: "O Holy Night")
 2006 Midnight Clear (music: "Oh Holy Night" - as A.C. Adam)
 2006 Giselle (TV Movie) (music: "Giselle" (a ballet))
 2006 Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- The Christmas Show (2006) ... (music: "O HOLY NIGHT")
 2006 Deck the Halls (music: "O Holy Night")
 2006 Holly Hobbie and Friends: Christmas Wishes (Video short) (music: "O Holy Night")
 2006 Holidays in the City (Video documentary) (music: "O Holy Night")
 2006 Save the Last Dance 2 (Video) (writer: "Giselle", "Finale")
 2004-2005 The X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Live Final (2005) ... (writer: "O Holy Night" - uncredited)
- Live Show 7 (2004) ... (writer: "O Holy Night")
 2005 Monk (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Mr. Monk and the Secret Santa (2005) ... (music: "O Holy Night" - uncredited)
 2005 Animal (Video) (music: "O Holy Night")
 2005 C.R.A.Z.Y. (music: "Minuit, Chrétien / O Holy Night")
 2005 Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (music - 1 episode)
- Imelda (2005) ... (music: "Excerpt from Giselle, Ballet Pantomime in Two Acts")
 2005 You're Gonna Miss Me (Documentary) (writer: "Cantique De Noel")
 2003 That's So Raven (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Escape Claus (2003) ... (music: "O, Holy Night")
 2003 Imelda (Documentary) (music: "Excerpt from Giselle Ballet Pantomine in Two Acts, Act II, Pas de Premieres Willis")
 2003 Pop Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Live Show 7: Christmas Songs (2003) ... (writer: "O Holy Night")
 2003 Konsten att städa (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Cantique de Noël")
 2002 The West Wing (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Holy Night (2002) ... (music: "Oh Holy Night")
 2001 Mark Twain (TV Movie documentary) (music: "O Holy Night")
 2001 All You Need (music: "O Holy Night")
 2000 Christmas in South Park (Video) (writer: "O Holy Night")
 2000 Our Favorite Things: Christmas in Vienna (TV Special) (music: "O Holy Night")
 2000 Dream a Dream: Charlotte Church in the Holy Land (Video documentary) (writer: "O Holy Night")
 2000 Center Stage (music: "Le Corsaire" (excerpts))
 1999 Walker, Texas Ranger (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- A Matter of Faith (1999) ... (music: "O Holy Night" - uncredited)
 1999 Hit and Runway (music: "Oh Holy Night")
 1997 Men Behaving Badly (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Gift of Jami (1997) ... (music: "O Holy Night"[uncredited])
 1997 Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Sabrina Claus (1997) ... (music: "O Holy Night" - uncredited)
 1997 Frasier (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Perspectives on Christmas (1997) ... (music: "O Holy Night" - uncredited)
 1997 The Christmas List (TV Movie) (music: "O Holy Night" - uncredited)
 1997 Air Bud (music: "O Holy Night")
 1996 The Long Kiss Goodnight (music: "O Holy Night" - uncredited)
 1996 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- The Brute Man (1996) ... (music: "O Holy Night")
 1993 Grumpy Old Men (writer: "O Holy Night")
 1991 The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Christmas Show (1991) ... (music: "O Holy Night")
 1991 29th Street (writer: "O Holy Night")
 1990 Home Alone (music: "O Holy Night" ("Cantique de Noël"))
 1989 To the Limit (Documentary short) (as Adolphe Charles Adam, "Giselle")
 1989 The Epic of Detective Mandy: Book One - Satan Claus (TV Short) (writer: "O Holy Night")
 1988 Paris by Night (music: "O Holy Night" - uncredited)
 1987 Creole Giselle (TV Movie) (music: "Giselle" (ballet))
 1987 Dancers (writer: "Giselle")
 1984 The Facts of Life (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Christmas in the Big House (1984) ... (music: "O Holy Night")
 1980 M*A*S*H (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Death Takes a Holiday (1980) ... (music: "O Holy Night" - uncredited)
 1980 A Christmas Special with Luciano Pavarotti (TV Movie) (music: "O Holy Night")
 1977 The Carpenters at Christmas (TV Special) (writer: "O' Holy Night")
 1977 The Turning Point (music: "Giselle")
 1974 The Perry Como Christmas Show (TV Special) (writer: "O Little Town of Bethlehem/The First Noël/Hark the Herald Angels Sing/O Come, All Ye Faithful/We Three Kings/Silent Night/O Holy Night')
 1971 The Waltons (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- The Homecoming: A Christmas Story (1971) ... (music: "O Holy Night")
 1968 Mayerling (writer: "Giselle" - as Adolphe Charles Adam)
 1966 Carnaby, M.D. (music: "Giselle" - uncredited)
 1965 Shindig! (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.29 (1965) ... (music: "O Holy Night")
 1964 Que personne ne sorte (music: "Minuit, Chrétiens")
 1961 The Bell Telephone Hour (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- A Trip to Christmas (1961) ... (music: "O Holy Night" - uncredited)
 1958 The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Gordon MacRae (1958) ... (music: "Oh, Holy Night" - uncredited)
 1957 The Bolshoi Ballet (music: "Giselle")
 1955 Your Hit Parade (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 24 December 1955 (1955) ... (music: "O Holy Night")
 1954 General Electric Theater (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Music for Christmas (1954) ... (music: "O Holy Night")
 1954 Dance Little Lady (writer: "Giselle" - uncredited)
 1953 The Liberace Show (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Christmas Show (1953) ... (music: "O Holy Night")
 1953 L'amour d'une femme (music: "Minuit, chrétiens")
 1948 The Red Shoes (music: "Giselle" - uncredited)
 1945 Den allvarsamma leken (writer: "Romans. Ur Si j'étais roi")
 1945 The Corn Is Green (music: "Comrades in Arms" - uncredited)
 1943 Batman (writer: "If I Were King" - uncredited)
 1940 The Green Archer (writer: "Si J'étais Roi" (If I Were King))
 1936 Der König lächelt - Paris lacht (writer: "Le postillon de Lonjumeau")
 1913 The Last Days of Pompeii (writer: "Giselle", "Lo Sposalizio" - as Adam)
Show Show Music department (22 credits)
Show Show Composer (2 credits)
Edit

Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

3 Print Biographies | See more »

Alternate Names:

Adolphe-Charles Adam | Adolph Adam
Edit

Did You Know?

Star Sign:

Leo

Contribute to This Page

Stream Popular Sci-Fi Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular sci-fi movies and TV shows available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed