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John Addison (I) (1920–1998)

John Addison was born on March 16, 1920 in West Chobham, Surrey, England as John Mervyn Addison. He is known for his work on A Bridge Too Far (1977), Sleuth (1972) and Murder, She Wrote (1984). He was married to Pamela Addison. He died on December 7, 1998 in Bennington, Vermont, USA. See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 9 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

A Bridge Too Far Music Department
(1977)
Sleuth Music Department
(1972)
Murder, She Wrote Music Department
(1984-1996)
Tom Jones Music Department
(1963)

Filmography

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 1984-1996 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series) (composer - 262 episodes)
- Death by Demographics (1996) ... (composer: theme)
- Mrs. Parker's Revenge (1996) ... (composer: theme)
- What You Don't Know Can Kill You (1996) ... (composer: theme)
- Race to Death (1996) ... (composer: theme)
- Southern Double-Cross (1996) ... (composer: theme)
 1990 The Phantom of the Opera (TV Mini-Series) (conductor - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1990) ... (conductor)
- Episode #1.1 (1990) ... (conductor)
 1988 Beryl Markham: A Shadow on the Sun (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1986 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series) (conductor - 1 episode)
- Mr. Boogedy (1986) ... (conductor)
 1986 Dead Man's Folly (TV Movie) (conductor - uncredited)
 1985 Thirteen at Dinner (TV Movie) (conductor - uncredited)
 1984 Grace Quigley (conductor - uncredited) / (orchestrator)
 1982 Eleanor, First Lady of the World (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1980 The Pilot (conductor)
 1978-1979 The Eddie Capra Mysteries (TV Series) (composer - 12 episodes)
- Now You See Her... (1979) ... (composer: theme music)
- Murder Plays a Dead Hand (1978) ... (composer: theme music)
- Dying Declaration (1978) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Two Million Dollar Stowaway (1978) ... (composer: theme music)
- Breakout to Murder (1978) ... (composer: theme music)
 1978 A Death in Canaan (TV Movie) (music arranger)
 1977 A Bridge Too Far (conductor)
 1977 Joseph Andrews (conductor)
 1976 The Seven-Per-Cent Solution (conductor - uncredited)
 1976 Swashbuckler (conductor)
 1974 Dead Cert (conductor)
 1974 Luther (conductor) / (music arranger)
 1972 Sleuth (conductor) / (music arranger)
 1971 Cry of the Penguins (conductor)
 1970 Start the Revolution Without Me (conductor)
 1967 Smashing Time (additional lyrics) / (conductor)
 1967 The Honey Pot (conductor)
 1966 Torn Curtain (conductor - uncredited)
 1966 Time Lost and Time Remembered (conductor)
 1965 The Uncle (conductor)
 1965 The Loved One (conductor)
 1965 The Peaches (Short) (conductor)
 1964 Guns at Batasi (conductor)
 1964 Detective (TV Series) (composer - 17 episodes)
- The Quick One (1964) ... (composer: theme music)
- Death of a Fellow Traveller (1964) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Speaking Eye (1964) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Case of Oscar Brodski (1964) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Hungry Spider (1964) ... (composer: theme music)
 1964 Sherlock Holmes (TV Series) (composer - 1 episode)
- The Speckled Band (1964) ... (composer: theme music)
 1964 Girl with Green Eyes (conductor)
 1963 The Model Murder Case (conductor)
 1963 Tom Jones (music conductor)
 1962 The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner (conductor) / (music arranger)
 1962 Go to Blazes (conductor)
 1961 A Taste of Honey (conductor)
 1961 Sambo and the Snow Mountains (TV Short) (conductor)
 1961 His and Hers (conductor)
 1960 A French Mistress (composer: song "Madeleine") / (conductor)
 1960 The Entertainer (conductor)
 1960 School for Scoundrels (conductor)
 1959 Look Back in Anger (music supervisor - uncredited)
 1959 Man in a Cocked Hat (conductor)
 1958 Hell, Heaven or Hoboken (conductor)
 1957 Cat Girl (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1957 Lucky Jim (music director)
 1956 Private's Progress (music director)
 1955 John and Julie (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1955 Make Me an Offer (conductor)
 1954 The End of the Road (conductor)
 1953 Terror on a Train (conductor)
 1952 The Hour of 13 (conductor)
 1952 Brandy for the Parson (conductor)
 1948 The Outsider (composer: the school song and dance numbers)
 1947 Fame Is the Spur (The Chopin Prelude played by - as Jock Addison)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

John Cranko and his revue, "Cranks", was performed at the St. Martin's Theatre in London, England with Anthony Newley and Annie Ross in the cast. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Jock Addison
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Trivia:

Among his classical compositions are chamber works, a ballet ("Carte Blanche"), a concerto for trumpet, strings and percussion, a musical revue ("Cranks") and a Bassoon Concertina. See more »

Nickname:

Jock

Star Sign:

Pisces

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