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Alan Bergman (I)

Prolific songwriter ("Nice 'n' Easy", "Yellow Bird"), composer and author, educated at UCLA and the University of Northern Carolina (BA). During WW II, he wrote and directed Special Services shows, then directed TV shows for CBS in Philadelphia, PA from 1945-1953. He joined ASCAP in 1955 and wrote TV production numbers for Jo Stafford special ... See full bio »

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Won 3 Oscars. Another 11 wins & 42 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Way We Were
The Way We Were Soundtrack
(1973)
Tootsie
Tootsie Soundtrack
(1982)
Sabrina
Sabrina Soundtrack
(1995)
Yentl
Yentl Music Department
(1983)

Filmography

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 2017 If You're Not in the Obit, Eat Breakfast (Documentary) (lyrics: "Just Getting Started")
 2009 Johnny Mercer: The Dream's on Me (TV Movie documentary) (musical consultant)
 1988-1995 In the Heat of the Night (TV Series) (lyrics - 100 episodes)
- By Duty Bound (1995) ... (lyrics: theme music - uncredited)
- Who Was Geli Bendl? (1994) ... (lyrics: theme music - uncredited)
- A Matter of Justice (1994) ... (lyrics: theme music - uncredited)
- Give Me Your Life: Part 1 (1994) ... (lyrics: theme music - uncredited)
- The Law on Trial (1992) ... (lyrics: theme music)
  Brooklyn Bridge (TV Series) (lyricist - 33 episodes, 1991 - 1993) (theme song - 33 episodes, 1991 - 1993)
- No Time Like the Future (1993) ... (lyricist: theme music) / (theme song: "Just Over the Brooklyn Bridge")
- The Hollywood Country Club (1993) ... (lyricist: theme music) / (theme song: "Just Over the Brooklyn Bridge")
- Keeping Up with the Joneses (1993) ... (lyricist: theme music) / (theme song: "Just Over the Brooklyn Bridge")
- The Date (1993) ... (lyricist: theme music) / (theme song: "Just Over the Brooklyn Bridge")
- The Wild Pitch (1993) ... (lyricist: theme music) / (theme song: "Just Over the Brooklyn Bridge")
 1992-1993 The Powers That Be (TV Series) (theme music - 4 episodes)
- Having a Ball (1993) ... (theme music: lyrics by)
- Bill Gets Shot (1992) ... (theme music: lyrics by)
- The Love Child: Part 2 (1992) ... (theme music: lyrics by)
- The Love Child: Part 1 (1992) ... (theme music: lyrics by)
 1976-1985 Alice (TV Series) (lyricist - 202 episodes)
- Th-th-th-that's All Folks (1985) ... (lyricist: theme music)
- Vera's Grounded Gumshoe (1985) ... (lyricist: theme music)
- One on One (1985) ... (lyricist: theme music)
- The Night They Raided Debbie's (1985) ... (lyricist: theme music)
- Alice Doesn't Work Here Anymore: Part 2 (1985) ... (lyricist: theme music)
 1983 Yentl (lyricist)
 1974-1979 Good Times (TV Series) (composer - 133 episodes)
- The Evans' Dilemma (1979) ... (composer: theme music)
- Cousin Raymond (1979) ... (composer: theme music)
- The End of the Rainbow (1979) ... (composer: theme music)
- A Matter of Mothers (1979) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Physical (1979) ... (composer: theme music)
 1972-1978 Maude (TV Series) (composer - 139 episodes)
- Maude's Big Move: Part 3 (1978) ... (composer: theme music)
- Maude's Big Move: Part 2 (1978) ... (composer: theme music)
- Maude's Big Move: Part 1 (1978) ... (composer: theme music)
- Phillip's Mature Romance (1978) ... (composer: theme music)
- Mr. Butterfield's Return (1978) ... (composer: theme music)
 1976 Sybil (TV Mini-Series) (lyricist - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1976) ... (lyricist)
- Episode #1.1 (1976) ... (lyricist)
 1976 Harry and Walter Go to New York (lyrics by)
 1972 The Sandy Duncan Show (TV Series) (lyricist - 2 episodes)
- Dream a Little Recurring Dream of Me (1972) ... (lyricist: theme music)
- Write On (1972) ... (lyricist: theme music)
 1971 Funny Face (TV Series) (lyricist - 2 episodes)
- Don't Worry, I'll Manage (1971) ... (lyricist: theme music)
- The Used Car (1971) ... (lyricist: theme music)
 1970 Bracken's World (TV Series) (lyricist - 15 episodes)
- Miss Isabel Blue (1970) ... (lyricist: theme song)
- The Country Boy (1970) ... (lyricist: theme song)
- Will Freddy's Real Father Please Stand Up? (1970) ... (lyricist: theme song)
- A Score Without Strings (1970) ... (lyricist: theme song)
- Nude Scene (1970) ... (lyricist: theme song)
 1969 The Happy Ending (lyricist: songs)
 1967 In the Heat of the Night (song lyrics)
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Show Show Writer (5 credits)
Show Show Actor (3 credits)
Show Show Composer (2 credits)
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Show Show Self (29 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Ballroom (1978). Musical. Book by Jerome Kass. Music by Billy Goldenberg. Lyrics by 'Alan Bergman (I)' and Marilyn Bergman. Music orchestrated by Jonathan Tunick. Musical Director: Don Jennings. Choreographed by Michael Bennett. Co-Choreographer: Bob Avian. Directed by Michael Bennett. Majestic Theatre: 14 Dec 1978- 24 Mar 1979... See more »
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Trivia:

Coincidentally Alan and wife Marilyn Bergman were both born in the same Brooklyn hospital. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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