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Gerry Goffin (1939–2014)

Gerry Goffin was born on February 11, 1939 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as Gerald Goffin. He is known for his work on Vanilla Sky (2001), True Romance (1993) and Easy Rider (1969). He was married to Michele Conaway, Linda Zimmerman, Ellen May Minasian, Barbara Beth Behling and Carole King. He died on June 19, 2014 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Vanilla Sky Soundtrack
True Romance Soundtrack
Easy Rider Soundtrack
Forrest Gump Soundtrack


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Songwriter: Wrote (w/Carole King) "I Can't Stay Mad at You", a hit for Skeeter Davis. See more »


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Inducted into the American Songwriters Hall of Fame (with Carole King) in 1987. See more »

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