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Jerry Livingston (1909–1987)

Versatile American composer and songwriter, who frequently worked on Broadway in collaboration with the lyricist Mack David. Livingston studied piano and theory at the University of Arizona and arrived on the music scene as a sideman with a Denver dance band. After briefly leading his own orchestra on campus, he set out for New York in 1932 where ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 3 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Cinderella Music Department
(1950)
One for the Money Soundtrack
(2012)
The Cell Soundtrack
(2000)
The Age of Adaline Soundtrack
(2015)

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 2020 The Umbrella Academy (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Frankel Footage (2020) ... (writer: "Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo (The Magic Song)")
 2020 Dirty John (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Perception Is Reality (2020) ... (writer: "The Twelfth of Never")
- The Turtle and the Alligator (2020) ... (writer: "The Twelfth of Never")
 2020 The Disney Family Singalong (TV Special) (lyrics: "A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes") / (music: "A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes")
 2020 Briarpatch (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Terrible, Shocking Things (2020) ... (writer: "Go! Go! Go!")
 2019 Animation Lookback: Walt Disney Animation Studios + (TV Mini-Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Part 3 (2019) ... (writer: "Chi-Baba, Chi-Baba (My Bambino Go to Sleep)")
 2019 So This Is Love (Video short) (lyrics: "So This Is Love") / (music: "So This Is Love")
 2018 Ralph Breaks the Internet (as J. Livingston, "So This Is Love")
 2018 The Simpsons (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Treehouse of Horror XXIX (2018) ... (writer: "You'll Be Trapped" - uncredited)
 2017 Kinematografen (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Biografens utveckling 1911-1930 (2017) ... (writer: "It's Sunday Down In Caroline" (1933))
 2017 The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Put That on Your Plate! (2017) ... (music: "Mairzy Doats" - uncredited)
 2017 Supernatural (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Stuck in the Middle (With You) (2017) ... (writer: "Colt .45 Opening Theme")
 2016 Disney Magic Kingdoms (Video Game) (writer: "A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes", "So This is Love (Instrumental)")
 2015 Bridge of Spies (writer: "77 Sunset Strip" from tt0051247)
 2015 The Age of Adaline (writer: "I'm Just a Jitterbug")
 2015/I Cinderella (writer: "Oh, Sing Sweet Nightingale", "A Dream Is A Wish Your Heart Makes", "Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo (The Magic Song)")
 2015 Dream Knight (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.5 (2015) ... (writer: "Bibbidi-bobbidi-boo")
 2012-2014 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Disney Night (2014) ... (writer: "So This is Love")
- Week 5 Part 2 (2012) ... (writer: "So This is Love")
 2013 Spooksville (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Evil House (2013) ... (writer: "Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo" (a.k.a. The Magic Song) - uncredited)
 2013 Saving Mr. Banks (writer: "A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes")
 2012 One for the Money (writer: "Love Gun")
 2012 Some Jerk with a Camera (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- It's a Small World Holiday: Part Two (2012) ... (writer: "The Unbirthday Song")
 2011 Kinect Disneyland Adventures (Video Game) (writer: "A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes" (1949), "A Very Merry Un-birthday (The Un-birthday Song)" (1951))
 2010 Disney Sing It: Family Hits (Video Game) (writer: "A Dream Is A Wish Your Heart Makes", "Bibbidi Bobbidi Boo (The Magic Song)", "So This Is Love", "Cue 2: The Work Song")
 2010 Mega64 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Project Whoosh (2010) ... (writer: "Wake the Town and Tell the People")
 2010 Date Night (writer: "Love Gun")
 2010 Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep (Video Game) (lyrics: "BIBBIDI BOBBIDI BOO")
 2009 The Good Heart (writer: "Chi Baba, Chi Baba (My Bambino Go To Sleep)")
 2009 Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History - The 1940s: Stars, Stripes and Singing (Video documentary) (writer: "Mairzy Doats" - uncredited)
 2008 Camino (writer: "Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo")
 2008 Humph's Last Stand (TV Special) (writer: "Mairzy Dotes")
 2008 Flash of Genius (writer: "Go Go Go Go")
 2008 A Trip to Swadades (writer: "Mairzy Dotes")
 2006/I Even Money (writer: "Sons of Westwood")
 2005 The Osmonds Crazy Horses (Video short) (writer: "The Twelfth Of Never")
 2005 Disneymania 3 in Concert (Video documentary) (writer: "A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes")
 2003 Bright Young Things (music: "Mairzy Doats")
 2003 Anger Management (writer: "Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo (The Magic Song)")
 2002 Stars in Their Eyes Kids (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Live Grand Final 2002 (2002) ... (writer: "The Twelfth of Never")
 2001 Cinderella 2: Dreams Come True (Video) (lyrics: "Put It Together", "Bibbidi Bobbidi Boo", "A Dream Is A Wish Your Heart Makes") / (music: "A Dream Is A Wish Your Heart Makes")
 2000 Casper's Haunted Christmas (Video) (lyrics: "Casper, The Friendly Ghost") / (music: "Casper, The Friendly Ghost")
 2000 The Last of the Blonde Bombshells (TV Movie) (writer: "Mairzy Doats")
 2000 The Cell (writer: "MAIRZY DOATS")
 1998 Casper Meets Wendy (Video) (writer: "Casper the Friendly Ghost")
 1998 Looney Tunes Sing-Alongs (Video short) (writer: "This is It!")
 1997 3rd Rock from the Sun (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Scaredy Dick (1997) ... (writer: "Casper the Friendly Ghost" - uncredited)
 1997 Casper: A Spirited Beginning (Video) (writer: "Casper, The Friendly Ghost")
 1997 The Sixth Man (writer: "Sons of Westwood")
 1996 The Walt Disney World Explorer (Video Game) (writer: "A Dream Is A Wish Your Heart Makes")
 1996 Disney Sing-Along-Songs: Topsy Turvy (Video short) (writer: "A Very Merry Un-birthday (The Un-birthday Song)")
 1995 Sing Around the Campfire (Video short) (music: "Mairzy Doats")
 1995 Disney Sing-Along-Songs: Colors of the Wind (Video short) (lyrics: "The Work Song") / (music: "The Work Song")
 1995 Casper (writer: "Casper The Friendly Ghost")
 1995 Kids (writer: "Casper the Friendly Ghost")
 1994 Imaginary Crimes (writer: "Hawaiian Eye")
 1993 Harnessing Peacocks (TV Movie) (writer: "It's the Talk of the Town" - uncredited)
 1993 The Best of Disney Music: A Legacy in Song - Part II (TV Movie) (writer: "A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes")
 1993 Beverly Hills, 90210 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Commencement: Part 1 (1993) ... (writer: "This is It (Bugs Bunny, Overture)" - uncredited)
 1988-1993 Full House (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The House Meets the Mouse: Part 2 (1993) ... (writer: "A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes")
- The Seven-Month Itch: Part 1 (1988) ... (writer: "A Very Merry Un-birthday (The Un-birthday Song)")
 1992 Sharon, Lois & Bram Sing A to Z (Video) ("Mairzy Doats")
 1992 Seinfeld (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Opera (1992) ... (writer: "This Is It! (Theme from 'The Bugs Bunny Show')" - uncredited)
 1992 The Music of Disney: A Legacy in Song (Video documentary) (writer: "A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes", "Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo", "The Unbirthday Song")
 1992 Perfect Strangers (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Chicago Suite (1992) ... (writer: "Casper the Friendly Ghost" - uncredited)
 1990-1991 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Gamera vs. Zigra (1991) ... (writer: "Casper the Friendly Ghost")
- Rocket Attack U.S.A. (1990) ... (writer: "Casper, the Friendly Ghost")
 1991 Night Court (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- A Guy Named Phantom: Part 1 (1991) ... (music: "Mairzy Doats" - uncredited)
 1990 Twin Peaks (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.1 (1990) ... (writer: "Mairzy Doats")
 1989 The Top of His Head (writer: "Mairzy Doats, Dozy Doats" - as Jerry Livingstone)
 1988 Sharon, Lois & Bram's Elephant Show (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Young & Old (1988) ... (music: "Mairzy Doats")
 1988 Distant Thunder ("Wake The Town And Tell The People")
 1988 Trading Hearts (writer: "Baby Baby Baby")
 1987 Growing Pains (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- A Star Is Born (1987) ... (writer: "This is It!" - uncredited)
 1987 Disney Sing-Along-Songs: The Bare Necessities (Video short) (lyrics: "Cinderella Work Song") / (music: "Cinderella Work Song")
 1987 Lethal Weapon (writer: "Bugs Bunny Theme - This Is It" - uncredited)
 1987 Radio Days (writer: "Mairzy Doats" (1943))
 1986 Disney Sing-Along-Songs: Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah (Video short) (lyrics: "The Unbirthday Song", "Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo") / (music: "The Unbirthday Song")
 1985 The Walt Disney Comedy and Magic Revue (Video short) (writer: "Bibbidi Bobbidi Boo")
 1985 Falcon Crest (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Cold Comfort (1985) ... (writer: "Mairzy Doats" - uncredited)
 1984 Maria's Lovers (writer: "Mairzy Doats" - as Livingston)
 1983 Testament (writer: "This Is It" (1960) - uncredited)
 1983 Daffy Duck's Movie: Fantastic Island (writer: "Gee Whizz Whilikens Golly Gee" - uncredited)
 1982 Family Ties (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- I Know Jennifer's Boyfriend (1982) ... (writer: "The Twelfth of Never" - uncredited)
 1980 Sha Na Na (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #4.1 (1980) ... (writer: "The Twelfth Of Never" - uncredited)
 1979 Cher... and Other Fantasies (TV Movie) (writer: "Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo")
  All in the Family (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 1978) (writer - 1 episode, 1971)
- Love Comes to the Butcher (1978) ... (lyrics: "Mairzy Doats" - uncredited)
- Gloria Poses in the Nude (1971) ... (writer: "Mairzy Doats" - uncredited)
  Martine (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 1977) (music - 1 episode, 1977)
- Martine X (1977) ... (lyrics: "Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo") / (music: "Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo")
 1976 The Bette Midler Show (TV Special) (writer: "A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes" - uncredited)
 1975 The Ernie Sigley Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 3 June 1975 (1975) ... (writer: "The Twelfth of Never")
 1973 The Generation Game (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.17 (1973) ... (writer: "Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo (The Magic Song)" - uncredited)
 1973 The Graham Kennedy Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 11 October 1973 (1973) ... (writer: "The Twelfth of Never")
 1973 Class of '44 (lyrics: "Mairzy Doats") / (music: "Mairzy Doats")
 1972 The Ruling Class (writer: "Mairzy Doats and Dozy Doats" - uncredited)
 1967 Color Me Shameless (Short) (music: "Don't Let it Happen Again")
 1966 A Laurel and Hardy Cartoon (TV Series) ("One Together is Two")
 1966 The 38th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (music: "The Ballad of Cat Ballou")
 1965 Shindig! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.29 (1965) ... (writer: "The Sounds of Christmas")
 1965 Cat Ballou (writer: "The Ballad of Cat Ballou" - uncredited)
 1964 36 Hours (music: "Mairzy Doats" - uncredited)
 1964 Coronation Street (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.391 (1964) ... (writer: "Mairzy Doats" - uncredited)
 1964 For Those Who Think Young (writer: "For Those Who Think Love")
 1964 The Magical World of Disney (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Disneyland Goes to the World's Fair (1964) ... (writer: "A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes" - uncredited)
 1963 Banty Raids (Short) (writer: "Gee Whizz Whilikens Golly Gee" - uncredited)
  77 Sunset Strip (TV Series) (writer - 186 episodes, 1958 - 1963) (music - 1 episode, 1960)
- Never to Have Loved (1963) ... (writer: "77 Sunset Strip")
- The Checkmate Caper (1963) ... (writer: "77 Sunset Strip")
- Your Fortune for a Penny (1963) ... (writer: "77 Sunset Strip")
- Our Man in Switzerland (1963) ... (writer: "77 Sunset Strip")
- Lady in the Sun (1963) ... (writer: "77 Sunset Strip")
  Hawaiian Eye (TV Series) (2 episodes, 1961) (writer - 132 episodes, 1959 - 1963)
- Passport (1963) ... (writer: "Hawaiian Eye")
- The Sisters (1963) ... (writer: "Hawaiian Eye")
- Gift of Love (1963) ... (writer: "Hawaiian Eye")
- Blow Low, Blow Blue (1963) ... (writer: "Hawaiian Eye")
- Two Million Too Much (1963) ... (writer: "Hawaiian Eye")
  Surfside 6 (TV Series) (1 episode, 1961) (writer - 73 episodes, 1960 - 1962)
- Midnight for Prince Charming (1962) ... (writer: "Surfside 6")
- House on Boca Key (1962) ... (writer: "Surfside 6")
- The Neutral Corner (1962) ... (writer: "Surfside 6")
- Pawn's Gambit (1962) ... (writer: "Surfside 6")
- Masquerade (1962) ... (writer: "Surfside 6")
 1962 Follow That Dream ("What a Wonderful Life")
 1962 The Dick Van Dyke Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Twizzle (1962) ... (writer: "The Twizzle")
 1961 Sing Along with Mitch (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Early Days in New York City (1961) ... (music: "Mairzy Doats" - uncredited)
 1961 The Lawrence Welk Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- French Champagne Music (1961) ... (writer: "Calcutta" - uncredited)
 1960 The Bugs Bunny Show (TV Series) (writer: "The Bugs Bunny Overture (This Is It!)")
 1960 The Alaskans (TV Series) (1 episode)
- White Vengeance (1960) ... ("The Alaskans")
 1960 Sergeant Rutledge (lyrics: "Captain Buffalo") / (music: "Captain Buffalo")
 1960 Bandstand (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 23 April 1960 (1960) ... (music: "Wake The Town And Tell The People")
 1960 The 32nd Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (writer: "The Hanging Tree")
 1960 Startime (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Academy Award Songs (1960) ... (music: "The Hanging Tree" - uncredited)
 1960 Guns of the Timberland (music: "Gee Whizz Whilikens Golly Gee", "The Faithful Kind")
 1959 Bourbon Street Beat (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Woman in the River (1959) ... (writer: "Bourbon Street Beat")
  The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 1957 - 1958) (music - 1 episode, 1959)
- Robert Horton (1959) ... (music: "The Hanging Tree" - uncredited)
- José Ferrer (1958) ... (writer: "Marzy Doats", "Chibaba-Chibaba" - uncredited)
- Ronald Reagan (1957) ... (writer: "Mairzy Doats", "Chibaba Chababa" - uncredited)
 1959 The Hanging Tree (music: "The Hanging Tree") / (writer: "L'arbre aux pendus")
 1958 The Jack Benny Program (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Honeymooners Show (1958) ... (writer: "The Twelfth of Never" - uncredited)
 1956 The Mills Brothers on Parade (Short) (writer: "Who Are We?")
 1953 Scared Stiff (writer: "Bongo Bingo", "When Someone Wonderful Thinks You're Wonderful", "Enchiladas" - uncredited)
 1952 Trick or Treat (Short) (writer: "Trick or Treat" - uncredited)
 1952 Ikiru (writer: "Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo" - uncredited)
 1952 Going! Going! Gosh! (Short) (music: "Reckon I'm in Love" - uncredited)
 1952 Jumping Jacks (music: "I CAN'T RESIST A BOY IN A UNIFORM", "THE PARACHUTE JUMP", "THE BIG BLUE SKY (IS THE PLACE FOR ME)", "I KNOW A DREAM WHEN I SEE ONE", "KEEP A LITTLE DREAM HANDY")
 1952 Two Chips and a Miss (Short) (writer: "My Destiny")
 1952 Sailor Beware (music: "SAILOR'S' POLKA", "NEVER BEFORE", "MERCI BEAUCOUP", "THE OLD CALLIOPE", "TODAY, TOMORROW, FOREVER")
 1951 The Stooge (music: "A Girl Named Mary and a Boy Named Bill")
 1951 Alice in Wonderland (writer: "A Very Merry Un-birthday (The Un-birthday Song)" (1951) - uncredited)
 1950 At War with the Army (music: "You and Your Beautiful Eyes", "Tonda Wanda Hoy", "Beans")
 1950 Bushy Hare (Short) (music: "Reckon I'm in Love" - uncredited)
 1950 Casper's Spree Under the Sea (Short) (lyrics: "Casper the Friendly Ghost") / (music: "Casper the Friendly Ghost")
 1950 Cinderella (lyrics: "Cinderella" (1949), "A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes" (1949), "Sing, Sweet Nightingale" (1949), "The Work Song" (1949), "Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo" (1949), "So This Is Love" (1949) - uncredited) / (music: "Cinderella" (1949), "A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes" (1949), "Sing, Sweet Nightingale" (1949), "The Work Song" (1949), "Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo" (1949), "So This Is Love" (1949) - uncredited)
 1950 Montana (writer: "Reckon I'm in Love")
 1947 Variety in Sepia (TV Special) (writer: "Chi-Baba, Chi-Baba (My Bambino Go to Sleep)")
 1947 Nora Prentiss (music: "Darkness on the Delta")
 1946 That Brennan Girl (writer: "It's the Talk of the Town" - uncredited)
 1946 Cinderella Jones (writer: "She Broke My Heart in Three Places" - uncredited)
 1946 Book Revue (Short) (writer: "She Broke My Heart in Three Places" - uncredited)
 1945 Christmas in Connecticut (writer: "She Broke My Heart in Three Places" - uncredited)
 1945 Bells of Rosarita (writer: "Under a Blanket of Blue")
 1945 A Gruesome Twosome (Short) (music: "She Broke My Heart in Three Places" - uncredited)
 1945 Diamond Horseshoe (music: "Mairzy Doats" - uncredited)
 1944 The Big Noise (writer: "Mairzy Doats" (1943) - uncredited)
 1944 Swing in the Saddle (writer: "She Broke My Heart in Three Places" - uncredited)
 1944 South of Dixie (writer: "When It's Darkness on the Delta" - uncredited)
 1943 Stage Door Canteen (lyrics: "Machine Gun Song" (1943) - uncredited) / (music: "Machine Gun Song" (1943) - uncredited)
 1943 We Dive at Dawn (writer: "The Shag" - uncredited)
 1943 Young and Beautiful (Short) (writer: "We're All In The Same Boat" - as Livingston)
 1942 Get Hep to Love (writer: "Let's Hitch a Horsie To The Automobile")
 1939 Jerry Livingston and His Talk of the Town Music (Short) (music: "It's My Night to Shine", "I'm Just a Jitterbug", "It's the Talk of the Town" - uncredited)
 1937/II Mail and Female (Short) (writer: "Happy" - uncredited)
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