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John Adams was born on February 15, 1947 in Worcester, Massachusetts, USA. He is known for Shutter Island (2010), Run Lola Run (1998) and We Are Who We Are (2020). See full bio »

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Known For

Shutter Island Soundtrack
(2010)
Run Lola Run Soundtrack
(1998)
We Are Who We Are Soundtrack
(2017)

Filmography

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 2020 Nativity Reconsidered: El Niño (Video) (music)
 2016/II Blindsided (Short) (composer: additional music)
 2014 Doctor Atomic (TV Movie) (music)
 2012 Nixon in China (TV Movie) (music)
 2011/III Skin (Documentary short) (music)
  The Metropolitan Opera HD Live (TV Series) (music by - 2 episodes, 2008 - 2011) (conductor - 1 episode, 2011)
- John Adams: Nixon in China (2011) ... (conductor) / (music by)
- Doctor Atomic (2008) ... (music by)
 2009 P.O.V. (TV Series documentary) (music services - 1 episode)
- Patti Smith: Dream of Life (2009) ... (music services)
  Great Performances (TV Series) (music supervisor - 9 episodes, 1974 - 1991) (music services - 2 episodes, 2006 - 2008)
- Beverly Sills: Made in America (2006) ... (music services)
- The Fred Astaire Songbook (1991) ... (music supervisor)
- Tales from the Hollywood Hills: The Old Reliable (1988) ... (music supervisor)
- Bacall on Bogart (1988) ... (music supervisor)
 2008 Patti Smith: Dream of Life (Documentary) (music services)
  American Masters (TV Series documentary) (music services - 5 episodes, 2000 - 2007) (music service - 1 episode, 2007) (composer - 1 episode, 2000)
- Carol Burnett: A Woman of Character (2007) ... (music services)
- Novel Reflections: The American Dream (2007) ... (music service)
- Judy Garland: By Myself (2004) ... (music services)
- None Without Sin (2003) ... (music services)
- Good Rockin' Tonight: The Legacy of Sun Records (2001) ... (music services)
 2007 Doctor Atomic (TV Movie) (music by)
 2003 The Death of Klinghoffer (conductor)
 1996 Passion (TV Movie) (music coordinator)
 1994 Borderland (Short) (music)
  Art of the Western World (TV Series documentary) (music consultant - 3 episodes, 1989) (music supervisor - 1 episode)
- The Classical Ideal (1989) ... (music consultant)
- In Our Own Time ... (music supervisor)
- Realms of Light: The Baroque ... (music consultant)
 1987 Tales from the Hollywood Hills: A Table at Ciro's (TV Movie) (music supervisor)
 1982 American Playhouse (TV Series) (music supervisor - 2 episodes)
- Working (1982) ... (music supervisor)
 1981 Guests of the Nation (TV Movie) (music supervisor)
 1980 Big Blonde (TV Movie) (music supervisor)
 1979 3 by Cheever (TV Mini Series) (music supervisor - 1 episode)
- The 5:48 (1979) ... (music supervisor)
 1976 The Adams Chronicles (TV Mini Series) (music producer - 13 episodes)
- Chapter XII: Henry Adams, Historian (1976) ... (music producer)
- Chapter X: John Quincy Adams, Congressman (1976) ... (music producer)
- Chapter IX: John Quincy Adams, President (1976) ... (music producer)
 1976 The Time of Your Life (TV Movie) (music supervisor)
 1966 NET Playhouse (TV Series) (music consultant - 1 episode)
- An Enemy of the People (1966) ... (music consultant)
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1 Print Biography | 1 Interview | 8 Articles | See more »

Official Sites:

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Spouse:

Deborah O'Grady  (2 children)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

On the hostile reaction to The Death of Klinghoffer (2003): Hey, it's hard to speak of this as if it's important. It's only an opera! What really counts in our society is Madonna, hip-hop and television. See more »

Trivia:

Was influenced by the musical minimalists Terry Riley and Steve Reich. See more »

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