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Born in the Bronx, 1940. Graduated High School of Music & Art in New York, then studied composition with Nadia Boulanger in Paris. Before moving to Hollywood, wrote and played Latin music for Salsa legends including Tito Puente, Ray Baretto and Joe Quijano. In addition to composing over 100 movie scores (including Barbarella and 9-5) and TV themes (... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 7 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Love, American Style Music Department
(1969-1974)
Barbarella Music Department
(1968)
9 to 5 Composer
(1980)

Filmography

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 2010 100 Voices: A Journey Home (Documentary) (musician)
 1998-1999 Love Boat: The Next Wave (TV Series) (composer - 25 episodes)
- Cuba (1999) ... (composer: "Love boat" theme)
- Prom Queen (1999) ... (composer: "Love boat" theme)
- About Face (1999) ... (composer: "Love boat" theme)
- Trances of a Lifetime (1999) ... (composer: "Love boat" theme)
- Such Sweet Dreams (1999) ... (composer: "Love boat" theme)
 1999 Love American Style (TV Movie) (composer: theme music)
 1986-1991 Valerie (TV Series) (composer - 110 episodes)
- Isn't It Romantic? (1991) ... (composer: theme music)
- Ho, Ho, Hogans (1991) ... (composer: theme music)
- A Family Affair (1991) ... (composer: theme music)
- A Sneaking Suspicion (1991) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Best of Friends, Worst of Times (1990) ... (composer: theme music)
 1989 The Gods Must Be Crazy II (conductor - uncredited)
 1987 Love at Stake (conductor)
 1977-1987 The Love Boat (TV Series) (composer - 251 episodes)
- Who Killed Maxwell Thorn? (1987) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Christmas Cruise: Part 2 (1986) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Christmas Cruise: Part 1 (1986) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Shipshape Cruise (1986) ... (composer: theme music)
  George Burns Comedy Week (TV Series) (composer - 4 episodes, 1985) (conductor - 2 episodes, 1985)
- The Borrowing (1985) ... (conductor: theme music)
- Christmas Carol II: The Sequel (1985) ... (conductor: theme music)
- The Assignment (1985) ... (composer: theme music)
- Disaster at Buzz Creek (1985) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Couch (1985) ... (composer: theme music)
 1974-1984 Happy Days (TV Series) (composer - 223 episodes)
- Fonzie's Spots (1984) ... (composer: theme music)
- Good News, Bad News (1984) ... (composer: theme music)
- School Dazed (1984) ... (composer: theme music)
- Low Notes (1984) ... (composer: theme music)
- So How Was Your Weekend? (1984) ... (composer: theme music)
 1984 Used Cars (TV Movie) (composer: theme music)
  Laverne & Shirley (TV Series) (composer - 176 episodes, 1976 - 1983) (conductor - 11 episodes, 1976) (music conductor - 2 episodes, 1976) (orchestrator - 1 episode, 1976)
- Here Today, Hair Tomorrow (1983) ... (composer: theme music)
- Councilman DeFazio (1983) ... (composer: theme music)
- Do the Carmine (1983) ... (composer: theme music)
- How's Your Sister? (1983) ... (composer: theme music)
- Please Don't Feed the Buzzards (1983) ... (composer: theme music)
 1981 Foul Play (TV Series) (theme song - 2 episodes)
- Play It Again Tuck (1981) ... (theme song: music by)
- The Big Bang (1981) ... (theme song: music by)
 1979-1980 Angie (TV Series) (composer - 36 episodes)
- Angie and Joyce Go to Jail (1980) ... (composer: theme music)
- Angie and the Doctor (1980) ... (composer: theme music)
- Friends in Need (1980) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Kid Down the Block (1980) ... (composer: theme music)
- The President's Coming, the President's Coming (1980) ... (composer: theme music)
 1980 Little Darlings (conductor)
 1975-1979 Wonder Woman (TV Series) (composer - 60 episodes)
- Phantom of the Roller Coaster, Part 2 (1979) ... (composer: theme music)
- Phantom of the Roller Coaster, Part 1 (1979) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Man Who Could Not Die (1979) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Boy Who Knew Her Secret: Part 2 (1979) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Boy Who Knew Her Secret: Part 1 (1979) ... (composer: theme music)
 1979 Out of the Blue (TV Series) (composer - 1 episode)
- Random's Arrival (1979) ... (composer: theme music)
 1978 Rainbow (TV Movie) (musical director)
 1978 Foul Play (conductor)
 1978 Grease (musical director - uncredited)
 1975 Bug (composer: electronic music)
 1972 Fol-de-Rol (TV Movie) (music director)
 1971-1972 Lidsville (TV Series) (musical director - 17 episodes)
- Mommy Hoodoo (1972) ... (musical director)
- The Great Brain Robbery (1971) ... (musical director)
- The Old Hat Home (1971) ... (musical director)
- Hoodoo, Who? (1971) ... (musical director)
- Oh, Brother (1971) ... (musical director)
 1970 Pufnstuf (conductor)
 1968-1969 The Joan Rivers Show (TV Series) (composer - 16 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (1969) ... (composer: theme music)
- Successful Films (1969) ... (composer: theme music)
- Episode #1.17 (1968) ... (composer: theme music)
- Episode #1.14 (1968) ... (composer: theme music)
- Episode #1.13 (1968) ... (composer: theme music)
 1967-1968 To Tell the Truth (TV Series) (original theme - 23 episodes)
- Jimmy Nelson (1968) ... (original theme)
- Lindbergh's Transatlantic Flight by Helicopter (1968) ... (original theme)
 1968 Barbarella (conductor) / (lyrics)
 1968 What's My Line? (TV Series) (composer - 8 episodes)
- Bennett Cerf (1968) ... (composer: theme music)
- Godfrey Cambridge (1968) ... (composer: theme music)
- Dr. Joyce Brothers (1968) ... (composer: theme music)
- Mel Torme (1968) ... (composer: theme music)
- Allan Sherman (1968) ... (composer: theme music)
 1968 The Green Slime (composer: stock music, U.S. cut - uncredited)
 1966-1967 The Beagles (TV Series) (musical director - 26 episodes)
- The Cat Napper (1967) ... (musical director)
- The Island Hideout (1967) ... (musical director)
- Island in the Sky (1967) ... (musical director)
- Motorcycle Mountie (1967) ... (musical director)
- Klondike Goes to Town (1967) ... (musical director)
 1967 The Incident (conductor) / (music scorer)
 1967 Snap Judgment (TV Series) (composer - 13 episodes)
- Episode dated 28 August 1967 (1967) ... (composer: theme music)
- Episode dated 7 August 1967 (1967) ... (composer: theme music)
- Episode dated 24 July 1967 (1967) ... (composer: theme music)
- Episode dated 3 July 1967 (1967) ... (composer: theme music)
- Episode dated 19 June 1967 (1967) ... (composer: theme music)
 1965 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) (music arranger - 63 episodes)
- Guest George Kirby (1965) ... (music arranger)
- Count Basie, Lena Horne (1965) ... (music arranger)
- Florence Henderson, Rudy Vallee, Dionne Warwick (1965) ... (music arranger)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

(Fall 2010) Release of his memoirs, "Killing Me Softly: My Life in Music".

Publicity Listings:

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Spouse:

Joan Susan Redman  (3 children)
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Trivia:

Inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2004. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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