Hugo Montenegro (1925–1981)

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Hugo Montenegro was born on September 2, 1925 in New York City, New York, USA as Hugo Mario Montenegro. He is known for his work on Strange Days (1995), The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (2015) and Labor Day (2013). He died on February 6, 1981 in Palm Springs, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Strange Days Soundtrack
Labor Day Soundtrack


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 1977 The Farmer
 1972 Say Goodbye, Maggie Cole (TV Movie)
 1971 Getting Together (TV Series)
 1971 Nanny and the Professor (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1970 The Interns (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- The Fever (1970)
 1970 Mission: Impossible (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Rebel (1970)
 1970 Bracken's World (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1970 Toomorrow
 1968-1970 Here Come the Brides (TV Series) (26 episodes)
- Two Women (1970)
- The Last Winter (1970)
- How Dry We Are (1970)
- To the Victor (1970)
- Two Worlds (1970)
 1969 Viva Max
 1968-1969 The Outcasts (TV Series) (26 episodes)
- The Long Ride (1969)
- Give Me Tomorrow (1969)
 1969 Charro!
 1968 The Monkees (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Monkees in Paris (1968) ... (background music composed by)
 1967 Three's a Crowd (TV Movie) (music by)
 1967 The Ambushers
 1967 The Flying Nun (TV Series)
 1967 Hurry Sundown
 1966 Goober Hill (TV Movie)
 1966 Sidekicks (TV Movie)
 1966 Gidget (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1965-1966 Camp Runamuck (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Termites (1966) ... (music by)
- Tomboy (1966)
- Slaughter (1965) ... (music by)
 1965 Hazel (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Investor (1965)
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Albums: "Bongo's and Brass," "Pizzicato Strings," and "Montenegro and Mayhem." See more »

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His recording of the theme song from "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly" reached #2 on the U.S. charts in June of 1968. In this highly stylized instrumental recording, the distinctive grunting on the soundtrack is Montenegro himself mumbling nonsensical syllables in Italian. See more »

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