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Adam Schlesinger (I) (1967–2020)


Adam Schlesinger was born on October 31, 1967 in Manhattan, New York, New York, USA as Adam Lyons Schlesinger. He is known for his work on Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (2015), That Thing You Do! (1996) and Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012). He was married to Katherine Michel. He died on April 1, 2020 in Poughkeepsie, New York. See full bio »

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Known For

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Music Department
(2015-2019)
That Thing You Do! Music Department
(1996)
(2012)
Music and Lyrics Composer
(2007)

Filmography

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 2021 Johnny Test (TV Series) (theme music - 1 episode)
  Crank Yankers (TV Series) (composer - 73 episodes, 2002 - 2019) (theme music by - 30 episodes, 2019 - 2021)
- Jimmy Kimmel, Bobby Brown, Paul Scheer (2021) ... (theme music by)
- Illiza Shlesinger (2021) ... (theme music by)
- Crank Yankers (2021) ... (theme music by)
  Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (TV Series) (executive music producer - 57 episodes, 2015 - 2019) (music producer - 5 episodes, 2015 - 2019) (musical director - 1 episode, 2019)
- I'm in Love (2019) ... (executive music producer)
- Yes, It's Really Us Singing: The Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Concert Special! (2019) ... (executive music producer) / (music producer) / (musical director)
- I Have a Date Tonight (2019) ... (executive music producer)
- I Need to Find My Frenemy (2019) ... (executive music producer)
- I'm Finding My Bliss (2019) ... (executive music producer)
 2015-2018 Supernoobs (TV Series) (theme song by - 7 episodes)
- Noobs Down Under (2018) ... (theme song by)
- The Dark Noob Rises (2018) ... (theme song by)
- Pool Party Noob (2018) ... (theme song by)
- Dude or Noob? (2018) ... (theme song by)
- How to Care for Your Noob (2015) ... (theme song by)
 2010-2015 T.U.F.F. Puppy (TV Series short) (composer - 11 episodes)
- Barking Bad/Smarty Pants (2015) ... (composer: "Tuff Puppy" theme song)
- T.U.F.F. Break Up (2014) ... (composer: "Tuff Puppy" theme song)
- Crime Takes a Holiday/Flower Power (2014) ... (composer: "Tuff Puppy" theme song)
- 'Til Doom Do Us Part (2014) ... (composer: "Tuff Puppy" theme song)
- Happy Howl-O-Ween (2012) ... (composer: "Tuff Puppy" theme song)
  The Haunted Hathaways (TV Series) (composer - 16 episodes, 2013 - 2015) (producer - 16 episodes, 2013 - 2015)
- Haunted Toy Store (2015) ... (composer: theme) / (producer: theme)
- Mostly Ghostly Girl: Part 1 (2014) ... (composer: theme) / (producer: theme)
- Haunted Newbie (2014) ... (composer: theme) / (producer: theme)
- Haunted Duel (2014) ... (composer: theme) / (producer: theme)
- Haunted Viking (2014) ... (composer: theme) / (producer: theme)
 2013 Sarah Silverman's Perfect Night (Video short) (music producer)
  Wedding Band (TV Series) (music producer - 7 episodes, 2012 - 2013) (composer - 5 episodes, 2012 - 2013)
- Personal Universe (2013) ... (composer: theme music) / (music producer)
- 99 Problems (2013) ... (composer: theme music) / (music producer)
- I Don't Wanna Grow Up (2012) ... (composer: theme music) / (music producer)
- Get Down on It (2012) ... (music producer)
- Don't Forget About Me (2012) ... (composer: theme music) / (music producer)
 2012 Kathy (TV Series) (composer - 12 episodes)
- Episode #1.12 (2012) ... (composer: theme music)
- Episode #1.11 (2012) ... (composer: theme music)
- Episode #1.10 (2012) ... (composer: theme music)
- Episode #1.9 (2012) ... (composer: theme music)
- Episode #1.8 (2012) ... (composer: theme music)
 2010-2011 Big Time Rush (TV Series) (music producer - 8 episodes)
- Music Sounds Better with U (2011) ... (music producer)
- Big Time Reality (2011) ... (music producer)
- Big Time Beach Party (2011) ... (music producer)
- Big Time Christmas (2010) ... (music producer)
- Big Time Live (2010) ... (music producer)
 2011 Damsels in Distress (music producer)
 2010 Night of Too Many Stars: An Overbooked Concert for Autism Education (TV Special) (composer: theme music)
 2008 A Colbert Christmas: The Greatest Gift of All! (TV Special) (composer: additional music) / (composer: theme music) / (songs producer)
 2006 Saturday Night Live: The Best of Saturday TV Funhouse (TV Special) (composer: additional music)
 2005 Too Late with Adam Carolla (TV Series) (composer - 27 episodes)
- Episode dated 18 November 2005 (2005) ... (composer: theme music)
- Episode dated 17 November 2005 (2005) ... (composer: theme music)
- Episode dated 16 November 2005 (2005) ... (composer: theme music)
- Episode dated 15 November 2005 (2005) ... (composer: theme music)
- Episode dated 14 November 2005 (2005) ... (composer: theme music)
 2005 My Kind of Town (TV Series) (composer - 4 episodes)
- Ellenville, New York (2005) ... (composer: theme music)
- Hopedale, Massachusetts (2005) ... (composer: theme music)
- Mount Horeb, WI (2005) ... (composer: theme music)
- Greenville, Alabama (2005) ... (composer: theme music)
 2005 Howard Stern (TV Series) (composer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 23 March 2005 (2005) ... (composer: theme music)
 2003 Fountains of Wayne: Stacy's Mom (Video short) (music producer)
 2002 In-Laws (TV Series) (composer - 2 episodes)
- Pilot (2002) ... (composer: theme music)
- Fleetwood Matt (2002) ... (composer: theme music)
 2001 Shallow Hal (score mixer)
 1998 David Blaine: Magic Man (TV Movie documentary) (composer: opening music)
 1998 The Howard Stern Radio Show (TV Series) (composer - 16 episodes)
- Episode dated 19 December 1998 (1998) ... (composer: theme music)
- Episode dated 12 December 1998 (1998) ... (composer: theme music)
- Episode dated 21 November 1998 (1998) ... (composer: theme music)
- Episode dated 14 November 1998 (1998) ... (composer: theme music)
- Episode dated 7 November 1998 (1998) ... (composer: theme music)
 1996-1998 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (composer - 3 episodes)
- Samuel L. Jackson/Ben Folds Five (1998) ... (composer: additional music)
- Pamela Lee/Rollins Band (1997) ... (composer: additional music)
- Rosie O'Donnell/Whitney Houston (1996) ... (composer: additional music)
 1996 That Thing You Do! (additional vocalist)
 1996 The Dana Carvey Show (TV Series) (composer - 7 episodes)
- The Dana Carvey Show #8 (1996) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Dana Carvey Show #7 (1996) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Szechuan Dynasty Dana Carvey Show (1996) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Pepsi Stuff Dana Carvey Show (1996) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Diet Mug Root Beer Dana Carvey Show (1996) ... (composer: theme music)
 1995 House of Buggin' (TV Series) (music supervisor - 11 episodes)
- Forget the Alamo (1995) ... (music supervisor)
- The Big Siblings of Flushing Queens (1995) ... (music supervisor)
- The Hustler (1995) ... (music supervisor)
- Episode #1.8 (1995) ... (music supervisor)
- The Paco Vasquez Story (1995) ... (music supervisor)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Member of band Fountains of Wayne. See more »

Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

Fountains of Wayne

Spouse:

Katherine Michel  (divorced)  (2 children)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:

Son of Barbara "Bobbi" (Bernthal), a publicist, and Stephen Schlesinger. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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