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Axel Stordahl (1913–1963)

Axel Stordahl was born on August 8, 1913 in Staten Island, New York, USA as Odd Stordahl. He is known for his work on Fences (2016), Love & Mercy (2014) and Anchors Aweigh (1945). He was married to June Hutton. He died on August 30, 1963 in Encino, California, USA. See full bio »
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Known For

Fences
Fences Soundtrack
(2016)
Love & Mercy
Love & Mercy Soundtrack
(2014)
Anchors Aweigh
Anchors Aweigh Music Department
(1945)
Girl Crazy
Girl Crazy Music Department
(1943)

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 1988-1989 Day by Day (TV Series) (composer - 33 episodes)
- Father Knows Best (1989) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Lost Weekend (1989) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Reunion (1989) ... (composer: theme music)
- Foul Play (1989) ... (composer: theme music)
- Three Men and a Babe (1989) ... (composer: theme music)
 1962-1966 McHale's Navy (TV Series) (composer - 138 episodes)
- Wally for Congress (1966) ... (composer: theme music)
- Binghamton at 20 Paces (1966) ... (composer: theme music)
- An Ensign's Best Friend (1966) ... (composer: theme music)
- The McHale Grand Prix (1966) ... (composer: theme music)
- Who Was That German I Saw You With? (1966) ... (composer: theme music)
 1961 Westinghouse Playhouse (TV Series) (composer - 26 episodes)
- Nan Suits Dan (1961) ... (composer: theme music)
- Ballet-Oop (1961) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Mrs. Harper Story (1961) ... (composer: theme music)
- House Guest (1961) ... (composer: theme music)
- Behind Every Great Man (1961) ... (composer: theme music)
 1959-1960 The Dinah Shore Chevy Show (TV Series) (musical director - 2 episodes)
- Arabian Nights (1960) ... (musical director)
- Episode #3.52 (1959) ... (musical director)
 1960 Startime (TV Series) (musical director - 1 episode)
- The Nanette Fabray Show, or Help Me, Aphrodite (1960) ... (musical director)
 1960 Hedda Hopper's Hollywood (TV Movie documentary) (conductor)
 1959 Sunday Showcase (TV Series) (musical director - 2 episodes)
- Give My Regards to Broadway (1959) ... (musical director)
- The 1st Annual Grammy Awards (1959) ... (musical director)
 1959 The Bing Crosby Show (TV Series) (musical director - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 29 September 1959 (1959) ... (musical director)
 1959 Some of Manie's Friends (TV Movie) (musical director)
 1957 The Gisele MacKenzie Show (TV Series) (musical director - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1957) ... (musical director)
 1955 Ford Star Jubilee (TV Series) (musical director - 1 episode)
- I Hear America Singing (1955) ... (musical director)
 1953 Coke Time (TV Series) (musical director - 1 episode)
- Diahann Carroll (1953) ... (musical director)
  The Frank Sinatra Show (TV Series) (musical director - 3 episodes, 1950 - 1951) (orchestra conductor - 2 episodes, 1952)
- Episode #2.23 (1952) ... (orchestra conductor)
- Episode #2.13 (1952) ... (orchestra conductor)
- Episode #1.31 (1951) ... (musical director)
- Episode #1.18 (1951) ... (musical director)
- Episode #1.1 (1950) ... (musical director)
 1948 Lucky Strike Salesman's Movie 48-A (Short) (musical director)
 1945 MGM Christmas Trailer (Short) (musical director)
 1945 The House I Live In (Short) (musical director)
 1945 Anchors Aweigh (orchestrator)
 1944 Step Lively (music arranger: Frank Sinatra)
 1943 Higher and Higher (orchestra arrangements)
 1943 Girl Crazy (orchestrator)
 1943 Du Barry Was a Lady (orchestrator - as Alec Stordahl)
 1942 Ship Ahoy (orchestrator - as Odd Stordahl) / (vocal arranger - as Odd Stordahl)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Songwriter: Wrote (w/Sammy Cahn, Paul Weston) "Day by Day", a hit for Doris Day,

Alternate Names:

Alec Stordahl | Odd Stordahl
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Composer and arranger. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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