Marvin Hamlisch Biography (1944-)

Full name, Marvin Frederick Hamlisch; born June 2, 1944, in New York, NY; sonof Max and Lily (maiden name, Schachter) Hamlisch; married Terre Blair (a television personality), March 6, 1989. Addresses: Contact: 970 Park Ave., #501, New York, NY 10028.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Composer, pianist, producer, conductor, music supervisor, music director, actor
Birth Details
June 2, 1944
New York, New York, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • (Uncredited) Ski Party, 1965
  • (Uncredited) Pianist, Valley of the Dolls, 1967
  • (Uncredited) Guest at movie screening, The Way We Were, 1973
  • Film Work
  • Music supervisor, Fat City, 1972
  • Conductor, Save the Tiger, 1973
  • Music director and music arranger, Pennies from Heaven, 1981
  • Orchestra conductor, Frankie and Johnny, Paramount, 1991
  • Television Appearances
  • Episodic
  • Alan Neider, "Val's Boyfriend," The Nanny, CBS, 1996
  • Himself, "Caroline and the Bitter Beast," Caroline in the City, NBC, 1997
  • Appeared in The Tonight Show; Late Night with David Letterman.
  • Television Work
  • Movies
  • Producer, The Entertainer, 1976
  • Musical director, Sam Found Out: A Triple Play (also known as Liza Minelli in Sam Found Out: A Triple Play), ABC, 1988
  • Specials
  • Musical director, Barbra Streisand: Timeless, Fox, c. 2001
  • Stage Work
  • Assistant to Buster Davis, Fade Out-Fade In, Mark Hellinger Theatre, New York City, 1964
  • (With Billy Stritch) Musical arrangements and supervision, Minnelli onMinnelli, Palace Theatre, New York City, 1999-2000
  • WRITINGS
  • Stage Scores
  • A Chorus Line, Shubert Theatre, New York City, 1975
  • They're Playing Our Song, Imperial Theatre, New York City, 1979
  • Smile, Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, New York City, 1986
  • Blithe Spirit, Neil Simon Theatre, New York City, 1987
  • The Goodbye Girl, Marquis Theatre, New York City, 1993
  • Sweet Smell of Success, Martin Beck Theatre, New York City, 2002
  • Film Scores
  • The Swimmer, Columbia, 1968
  • Take the Money and Run, Cinerama, 1969
  • The April Fools, 1969
  • Flap (also known as The Last Warrior), 1970
  • Move, 1970
  • Something Big, 1971
  • Bananas, United Artists, 1971
  • Save the Tiger, Paramount, 1972
  • The War between Men and Women, 1972
  • The Way We Were, Columbia, 1973
  • (Musical adaptation) The Sting, Universal, 1973
  • The World's Greatest Athlete, 1973
  • The Prisoner of Second Avenue, 1974
  • (Additional music adaptor) Funny Lady, 1975
  • The Spy Who Loved Me, United Artists, 1977
  • The Absent-Minded Waiter, 1977
  • Same Time, Next Year, Universal, 1979
  • Ice Castles, Columbia, 1979
  • Chapter Two, Columbia, 1979
  • (Musical adaptation) Ordinary People, Paramount, 1980
  • Seems Like Old Times (also known as Neil Simon's Seems Likes Old Times), Columbia, 1980
  • Gilda Live, 1980
  • Pennies from Heaven, 1981
  • Sophie's Choice, Universal, 1982
  • I Ought to Be in Pictures, 1982
  • Romantic Comedy, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1983
  • D.A.R.Y.L., Paramount, 1985
  • Three Man and a Baby, Buena Vista, 1987
  • Little Nikita (also known as The Sleepers), 1988
  • Shirley Valentine, Paramount, 1989
  • The Experts, Paramount, 1989
  • Frankie and Johnny, Paramount, 1991
  • Missing Pieces, Orion, 1991
  • Open Season, Republic Pictures Corp., 1996
  • The Mirror Has Two Faces, Sony Pictures Entertainment, 1996
  • Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (also known as Austin Powers 2: The Spay Show Shagged Me), New Line Cinema, 1999
  • Standing Room Only, Buena Vista, 2001
  • Film Songs
  • (Uncredited) Ski Party, 1965 Bananas, United Artists, 1971
  • Kotch, Cinerama, 1971
  • Ice Castles, Columbia, 1979
  • Same Time, Next Year, Universal, 1979
  • Starting Over, Paramount, 1979
  • The Devil and Max Devlin, 1981
  • The Fan (also known as Trance), 1981
  • Romantic Comedy, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1983
  • A Chorus Line, 1985
  • D.A.R.Y.L., Paramount, 1985
  • Shy People, 1987
  • Three Man and a Baby, Buena Vista, 1987
  • Big, 1988
  • Shirley Valentine, Paramount, 1989
  • January Man, 1989
  • Troop Beverly Hills, 1989
  • The Naked Gun 2 1/2: The Smell of Fear, 1991
  • What about Bob?, 1991
  • The Mirror Has Two Faces, Sony Pictures Entertainment, 1996
  • Film Title Songs
  • The Spy Who Loved Me, United Artists, 1977
  • Television Theme Songs
  • Series
  • Good Morning, America, ABC, 1975
  • Beacon Hill, CBS, 1975
  • The Nancy Walker Show, 1976
  • Television Scores
  • Series
  • Doc Elliot, 1973
  • Hot L Baltimore, 1975
  • Beacon Hill, CBS, 1975
  • Television Theme Songs
  • Movies
  • The Underground Man, 1974
  • Television Scores
  • Movies
  • The Entertainer, 1976
  • A Streetcar Named Desire, 1984
  • The Return of the Six-Million-Dollar Man and the Bionic Woman, 1987
  • When the Time Comes, ABC, 1987
  • David, ABC, 1988
  • Women and Men: Stories of Seduction, 1990
  • Switched at Birth, 1991
  • Seasons of the Heart, NBC, 1994
  • Miniseries
  • The Two Mrs. Grenvilles, NBC, 1987
  • Television Songs
  • Specials
  • AFI's 100 Years ... 100 Movies, 1998
  • AFI's 100 Years ... 100 Stars, 1999
  • American Film Institute Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Barbra Streisand, 2001
  • Songs
  • "Sunshine, Lollipops and Rainbows," 1960
  • "Nobody Does It Better," 1977
  • "One Song," c. 1992
  • Symphonic Work
  • "Anatomy of Peace," 1991.
  • Autobiography
  • (With Gerald Gardner) The Way I Was, Scribners/Stewart, 1992

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Books
    • Contemporary Musicians, Volume 1, Gale, 1989
    • International Dictionary of Films and Filmmakers, Volume 4: Writers and Production Artists, St. James Press, 1996

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