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Barry Gray (I) (1908–1984)

Although many reference sources inexplicably give Barry Gray's year of birth as 1925, he was in fact born John Livesey Eccles in Blackburn on 18 July 1908. His father John Haworth Eccles was a stationery traveller by profession, but both parents were said to be musically talented, and John Junior went to study at the Royal Manchester College of ... See full bio »

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Stingray Composer
UFO Composer
Thunderbirds Soundtrack
Space: 1999 Composer


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 1982 Cosmic Princess (TV Movie)
 1976 Alien Attack (TV Movie)
 1976 Journey Through the Black Sun (TV Movie)
 1975-1976 Space: 1999 (TV Series) (24 episodes)
- The Last Enemy (1976)
- Space Brain (1976)
- Missing Link (1976)
 1970-1973 UFO (TV Series) (26 episodes)
- The Long Sleep (1973)
- The Responsibility Seat (1971) ... (music composed by)
 1969 The Secret Service (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Hole in One (1969)
 1968 Joe 90 (TV Series)
 1968 Thunderbird 6
 1967-1968 Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons (TV Series) (30 episodes)
- The Inquisition (1968)
- Traitor (1968)
- Inferno (1968)
 1966 Thunderbirds Are GO (composer)
 1965-1966 Thunderbirds (TV Series) (32 episodes)
- Give or Take a Million (1966) ... (music composed by)
- Ricochet (1966) ... (music composed by)
- Lord Parker's 'Oliday (1966) ... (music composed by)
- Alias Mr. Hackenbacker (1966) ... (music composed by)
- Path of Destruction (1966) ... (music composed by)
 1964-1965 Stingray (TV Series) (39 episodes)
- Aquanaut of the Year (1965) ... (music composed by)
- Marineville Traitor (1965) ... (music composed by)
- Hostages of the Deep (1965) ... (music composed by)
- The Golden Sea (1965) ... (music composed by)
- The Master Plan (1965) ... (music composed by)
 1964 Ten Foot Tall (Documentary short)
 1962-1963 Fireball XL5 (TV Series) (39 episodes)
- Flying Zodiac (1963)
- Space Magnet (1963)
- Sabotage (1963)
- Hypnotic Sphere (1963)
- Ghosts of Space (1963)
 1961-1962 Supercar (TV Series) (39 episodes)
- King Kool (1962)
- Jail Break (1962)
 1960 Four Feather Falls (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- How It Began (1960)
 1960 Torchy, the Battery Boy (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Pom-Pom and the Toys (1960) ... (music arranged by)
 1959 Banana Bridge (Short)
 1959 King Dithers and Daffy (Short)
 1959 Torchy Gets a Surprise (Short)
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Made many recordings of his music from various TV shows.

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5' 7" (1.7 m)

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Gray was very fond of utilising the Ondes Martinot (having studied under its' creator in Paris) in his scores for the Anderson supermarionation series in particular, and was at one time believed to possess the only one in England. See more »

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