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Norman Gimbel (1927–2018)


Norman Gimbel was a native New Yorker who put his teaching degree from Columbia University into his safe and went downtown to pursue a career in songwriting instead. His first job in the music world was as an office boy for a music publisher in the famed Brill Building. There he met composer Larry Coleman and lyricist Joe Darion and with them ... See full bio »

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Known For

Happy Days Music Department
(1974-1984)
Catch Me If You Can Soundtrack
(2002)
(2003)
Django Unchained Soundtrack
(2012)

Filmography

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 2020 Saweetie & Galxara: Sway with Me (Music Video)
 2001 Lady and the Tramp 2: Scamp's Adventure (Video) (songs by)
  Happy Days (TV Series) (lyricist - 220 episodes, 1974 - 1984) (lyrics - 1 episode, 1974)
- Fonzie's Spots (1984) ... (lyricist: theme music)
- Good News, Bad News (1984) ... (lyricist: theme music)
- School Dazed (1984) ... (lyricist: theme music)
- Low Notes (1984) ... (lyricist: theme music)
- So How Was Your Weekend? (1984) ... (lyricist: theme music)
 1984 Used Cars (TV Movie) (theme song: lyrics by)
 1976-1983 Laverne & Shirley (TV Series) (lyricist - 177 episodes)
- Here Today, Hair Tomorrow (1983) ... (lyricist: theme music)
- Councilman DeFazio (1983) ... (lyricist: theme music)
- Do the Carmine (1983) ... (lyricist: theme music)
- How's Your Sister? (1983) ... (lyricist: theme music)
- Please Don't Feed the Buzzards (1983) ... (lyricist: theme music)
 1979-1980 Angie (TV Series) (lyricist - 36 episodes)
- Angie and Joyce Go to Jail (1980) ... (lyricist: theme music)
- Angie and the Doctor (1980) ... (lyricist: theme music)
- Friends in Need (1980) ... (lyricist: theme music)
- The Kid Down the Block (1980) ... (lyricist: theme music)
- The President's Coming, the President's Coming (1980) ... (lyricist: theme music)
 1975-1979 Wonder Woman (TV Series) (lyrics - 60 episodes)
- Phantom of the Roller Coaster, Part 2 (1979) ... (lyrics: theme music)
- Phantom of the Roller Coaster, Part 1 (1979) ... (lyrics: theme music)
- The Man Who Could Not Die (1979) ... (lyrics: theme music)
- The Boy Who Knew Her Secret: Part 2 (1979) ... (lyrics: theme music)
- The Boy Who Knew Her Secret: Part 1 (1979) ... (lyrics: theme music)
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Active on Broadway in the following productions: See more »

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Spouse:

Victoria Carver  (divorced)  (2 children) | See more »
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Trivia:

Was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1984. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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