Jerry Goldsmith Biography (1929-)

Full name, Jerrald K. Goldsmith; born February 10, 1929, in Los Angeles, CA;son of Morris (a structural engineer) and Tessa (an artist; maiden name, Rappaport) Goldsmith; first wife, Sharon (divorced, 1971); married Carol HeatherSheinkopf, July 23, 1972; children: (first marriage) Ellen, Carrie, Joel (a composer), Jennifer; (second marriage) Aaron. Addresses: Agent: Blue Focus Management, 15233 Ventura Blvd., Suite 2A, Sherman Oaks, CA 91403.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Composer, conductor
Birth Details
February 10, 1929
Los Angeles, California, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Work
  • Conductor
  • Face of a Fugitive, 1959
  • City of Fear, 1959
  • The List of Adrian Messenger, 1963
  • Seven Days in May, 1964
  • The Blue Max, 1966
  • Sebastian, 1968
  • (Uncredited) Wild Rovers, 1971
  • Supergirl (also known as Supergirl: The Movie), Warner Bros., 1984
  • Leviathan, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1989
  • Warlock, Trimark, 1989
  • Sleeping with the Enemy, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1991
  • Hudson Hawk, 1991
  • Medicine Man (also known as The Last Days of Eden), Buena Vista, 1992
  • Forever Young, Warner Bros., 1992
  • Basic Instinct, 1992
  • The Vanishing, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1993
  • Malice, Columbia, 1993
  • Dennis the Menace, Family Entertainment, 1993
  • The River Wild (also known as White Water Summer), Universal, 1994
  • The Shadow (also known as The Shadow and the Curse of Khan), Universal, 1994
  • I.Q., 1994
  • Powder, 1995
  • Congo, 1995
  • (And music producer) Star Trek: First Contact (also known as Star Trek 8), 1996
  • First Knight, 1995
  • City Hall, 1996
  • Fierce Creatures, 1997
  • Shiloh, Warner Bros. Home Video, 1997
  • Air Force One (also known as AFO), 1997
  • (And orchestrator) The Edge, 1997
  • U.S. Marshals, 1998
  • Deep Rising, 1998
  • (And music producer) Mulan, 1998
  • Small Soldiers, 1998
  • (And music producer; uncredited) Star Trek: Insurrection (also known as Star Trek 9), 1998
  • (And music producer; uncredited) The Mummy, 1999
  • The 13th Warrior (also known as The Thirteenth Warrior), 1999
  • The Haunting (also known as La maldicion), DreamWorks, 1999
  • Diamonds, Miramax, 1999
  • Hollow Man, Columbia, 2000
  • Along Came a Spider, Paramount, 2001
  • The Last Castle, DreamWorks, 2001
  • Musical Director
  • Take Her, She's Mine, 1963
  • The Satan Bug, 1965
  • The Chairman (also known as The Most Dangerous Man in the World), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1969
  • The Challenge, Embassy, 1982
  • Supergirl (also known as Supergirl: The Movie), Warner Bros., 1984
  • Musician
  • (Uncredited) In Harm's Way, 1965
  • The Chairman (also known as The Most Dangerous Man in the World), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1969
  • Runaway, 1984
  • (Uncredited) Hoosiers (also known as Best Shot), 1986
  • (Uncredited) Criminal Law, 1988
  • Alien Nation, 1988
  • (Uncredited) The Vanishing, 1993
  • Film Appearances
  • (Uncredited) Piano player, In Harm's Way, 1965
  • (Uncredited) Man in telephone booth, Gremlins, 1984
  • Yogurt customer, Gremlins 2: The New Batch, Warner Bros., 1990
  • Imagining Total Recall, 2001
  • Blonde Poison: The Making of Basic Instinct, 2001
  • Television Work
  • Movies
  • Music director, The Desperate Mission, 1971
  • Television Appearances
  • Specials
  • Disney's Young Musicians Symphony Orchestra, The Disney Channel, 1992
  • Interviewee, Der Klang der Bilder, 1995
  • AFI's 100 Years, 100 Thrills: America's Most Heart-Pounding Movies, 2001
  • RECORDINGS
  • Albums; Original Soundtrack Recordings
  • The Man from U.N.C.L.E., RCA, 1965
  • The Wind and the Lion, Arista, 1975
  • The Boys from Brazil, A&M, 1978
  • Alien, RCA, 1979
  • The Final Conflict, Varese Scarabande, 1981
  • Inchon, Regency International, 1982
  • Twilight Zone: The Movie, Warner Bros., 1983
  • Under Fire, Warner Bros., 1983
  • Gremlins, Geffen, 1984
  • Islands in the Stream, Intrada, 1986
  • Extreme Prejudice, Intrada, 1987
  • Innerspace, Geffen, 1987
  • Rambo III, Scotti Brothers, 1988
  • Star Tracks II: Film Score Excerpts, 1988
  • Link, 1988
  • Lionheart, 1988
  • Star Trek: The Next Generation, GNP Crescendo, 1988 Volume III, 1992
  • Star Trek V: The Final Frontier, Epic, 1989
  • The Russia House, MCA, 1990
  • Gremlins 2: The New Batch, Varese Sarabande, 1990
  • Forever Young, Giant, 1992
  • Dennis the Menace, Giant/Big Screen, 1993
  • Planet of the Apes, 1993
  • Legend, 1993
  • Other original soundtrack albums include Sebastian, Dot; Omen II, Capricorn One; QB VII; Wild Rovers; and The Last Run.
  • WRITINGS
  • Film Scores
  • (Uncredited) Don't Bother to Knock, 1952
  • Black Patch, 1956
  • City of Fear, Columbia, 1957
  • (As Jerrald Goldsmith) Face of a Fugitive, Columbia, 1959
  • Studs Lonigan, United Artists, 1960
  • Lonely Are the Brave, Universal, 1961
  • The General with the Cockeyed Id, 1961
  • The Crimebusters, 1961
  • The Spiral Road, Universal, 1962
  • Freud (also known as Freud: The Secret Passion), Universal,1962
  • The List of Adrian Messenger, Universal, 1963
  • Take Her, She's Mine, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1963
  • A Gathering of Eagles, Universal, 1963
  • The Stripper (also known as Woman of Summer), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1963
  • The Prize, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1963
  • Lilies of the Field, United Artists, 1963
  • Shock Treatment, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1964
  • Seven Days in May, Paramount, 1964
  • Fate Is the Hunter, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1964
  • Rio Conchos, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1964
  • To Trap a Spy, 1964
  • (Theme) The Spy with My Face, 1965
  • The Satan Bug, United Artists, 1965
  • In Harm's Way, Paramount, 1965
  • Von Ryan's Express, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1965
  • Morituri (also known as The Saboteur, Code Name Morituri),Twentieth Century-Fox, 1965
  • (Prologue) The Agony and the Ecstasy (also known as Irving Stone's the Agony and the Ecstasy), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1965
  • Prologue: The Artist Who Did Not Want to Paint, 1965
  • The Blue Max, 1966
  • One Spy Too Many, 1966
  • One of Our Spies Is Missing, 1966
  • (Theme) The Spy in the Green Hat, 1966
  • Our Man Flint, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1966
  • A Patch of Blue, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1966
  • Seconds, Paramount, 1966
  • The Trouble with Angels, Columbia, 1966
  • Stagecoach, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1966
  • The Sand Pebbles, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1966
  • Warning Shot, Paramount, 1967
  • The Flim-Flam Man (also known as One Born Every Minute), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1967
  • In Like Flint, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1967
  • (Theme) The Karate Killers (also known as The Five Daughters Affair), 1967
  • Hour of the Gun, United Artists, 1967
  • Planet of the Apes, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1968
  • Sebastian (also known as Mr. Sebastian), Paramount, 1968
  • Bandolero!, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1968
  • The Detective, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1968
  • The Illustrated Man, Warner Bros./Seven Arts, 1969
  • Justine, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1969
  • 100 Rifles, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1969
  • The Chairman (also known as The Most Dangerous Man in the World), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1969
  • (Including song "Tomorrow Is the Song I Sing") The Ballad of Cable Hogue, Warner Bros., 1970
  • Tora! Tora! Tora!, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1970
  • Patton (also known as Blood and Guts, Patton: A Salute to a Rebel, and Patton: Lust for Glory), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1970
  • The Traveling Executioner, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1970
  • Rio Lobo (also known as San Timoteo), National General, 1970
  • Wild Rovers, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1971
  • The Mephisto Waltz, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1971
  • The Last Run, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1971
  • Escape from the Planet of the Apes, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1971
  • The Other (also known as L'autre), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1972
  • The Culpepper Cattle Co. (also known as Dust, Sweat and Gunpowder), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1972
  • The Man, 1972
  • Ace Eli and Rodger of the Skies, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1973
  • Shamus (also known as Passion for Danger), Columbia, 1973
  • One Little Indian, Buena Vista, 1973
  • Take a Hard Ride (also known as La lunga cavalcata and La parola di un fuorilegge ... e legge!), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1973
  • The Don Is Dead (also known as Beautiful but Deadly and The Deadly Kiss), Universal, 1973
  • Papillon, Allied Artists, 1973
  • Chinatown, Paramount, 1974
  • (U.S. version) S*P*Y*S, 1974
  • Breakout, 1974
  • Ransom (also known as The Terrorists), 1975
  • The Reincarnation of Peter Proud, American International, 1975
  • The Wind and the Lion, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1975
  • (Including song "Ave Satani") The Omen (also known as Omen I, Omen I: The Antichrist, and Omen I: The Birthmark), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1976
  • Logan's Run, United Artists, 1976
  • The Last Hard Men, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1976
  • Breakheart Pass, 1976
  • High Velocity, 1977
  • Twilight's Last Gleaming (also known as Nuclear Countdown and Das Ultimatum), Allied Artists, 1977
  • Islands in the Stream, Paramount, 1977
  • MacArthur (also known as MacArthur the Rebel General), Universal, 1977
  • Damnation Alley (also known as Survival Run), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1977
  • The Cassandra Crossing (also known as Treffpunkt Todesbruecke), Avco Embassy, 1977
  • Coma, United Artists, 1978
  • Capricorn One, Warner Bros., 1978
  • Magic, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1978
  • Damien: Omen II (also known as Omen II and Omen II: Damien), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1978
  • The Swarm, Warner Bros., 1978
  • The Great Train Robbery (also known as The First Great Train Robbery), United Artists, 1979
  • (Including song "We're Home Again") The Boys from Brazil, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1979
  • Alien, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1979
  • Players, Paramount, 1979
  • Star Trek: The Motion Picture, Paramount, 1979
  • Caboblanco, 1980
  • (Uncredited) Alligator, 1980
  • The Salamander (also known as La salamandra), 1981
  • The Final Conflict (also known as Omen III: The Final Conflict), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1981
  • Outland, Warner Bros., 1981
  • Raggedy Man, Universal, 1981
  • The Challenge (also known as Equals and Sword of the Ninja), Embassy, 1982
  • Night Crossing, Buena Vista, 1982
  • (Including song "Flying Dreams") The Secret of NIMH (also known asMrs. Brisby and the Rats of NIMH), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1982
  • Poltergeist, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1982
  • (Including song "It's a Long Road") First Blood (also known as Rambo: First Blood), Orion, 1982
  • Inchon, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1982
  • Twilight Zone: The Movie, Warner Bros., 1983
  • Psycho II (also known as Psycose 2), Universal, 1983
  • Under Fire, Orion, 1983
  • Gremlins, Warner Bros., 1984
  • Supergirl (also known as Supergirl: The Movie), Warner Bros., 1984
  • Runaway, TriStar, 1984
  • (Including song "Love Comes without Warning") The Lonely Guy, Universal, 1984
  • Baby ... Secret of the Lost Legend (also known as Dinosaur ...Secret of the Lost Legend), Buena Vista, 1985
  • Explorers, Paramount, 1985
  • Rambo: First Blood, Part II, Orion, 1985
  • King Solomon's Mines, Cannon, 1985
  • Legend, Universal, 1986
  • Link, Cannon, 1986
  • (Uncredited) Aliens, 1986
  • Poltergeist II: The Other Side (also known as Poltergeist II), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1986
  • Hoosiers (also known as Best Shot), Orion, 1986
  • (Uncredited; theme) Allan Quatermain and the Lost City of Gold, Cannon, 1987
  • Innerspace, Warner Bros., 1987
  • Extreme Prejudice, TriStar, 1987
  • Rent-a-Cop, Kings Road, 1988
  • Rambo III, TriStar, 1988
  • (Including song "The Moon's a Window to Heaven") Star Trek V: The Final Frontier, Paramount, 1989
  • Leviathan, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1989
  • Criminal Law, TriStar, 1989
  • The 'Burbs, Universal, 1989
  • Warlock, Trimark, 1989
  • Lionheart (also known as Lionheart: The Children's Crusade), Warner Bros., 1990
  • Total Recall, TriStar, 1990
  • The Russia House, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1990
  • Gremlins 2: The New Batch, Warner Bros., 1990
  • Sleeping with the Enemy, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1991
  • Not without My Daughter, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/Pathe, 1991
  • Mr. Baseball, Universal, 1992
  • Mom and Dad Save the World, Warner Bros., 1992
  • Medicine Man (also known as The Last Days of Eden), Buena Vista, 1992
  • Love Field, Orion, 1992
  • Forever Young, Warner Bros., 1992
  • Basic Instinct, TriStar, 1992
  • The Vanishing, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1993
  • Six Degrees of Separation, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1993
  • Rudy, TriStar, 1993
  • Matinee, Universal, 1993
  • Malice, Columbia, 1993
  • Dennis the Menace (also known as Dennis), Family Entertainment, 1993
  • (Song "Barnaby Jones") The Beverly Hillbillies, 1993
  • The River Wild (also known as White Water Summer), Universal, 1994
  • The Shadow (also known as The Shadow and the Curse of Khan), Universal, 1994
  • I.Q., Paramount, 1994
  • Angie (also known as Angie, I Says), Buena Vista, 1994
  • Gunmen, 1994
  • Bad Girls, 1994
  • Congo, 1995
  • First Knight, Columbia, 1995
  • Powder, Buena Vista, 1995
  • Dusk to Dawn Drive-In Trash-o-Rama Show Southern Style Volume 2, 1995
  • City Hall, Columbia, 1996
  • Executive Decision (also known as Critical Decision), Warner Bros., 1996
  • Chain Reaction, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1996
  • The Ghost and the Darkness, Paramount, 1996
  • Star Trek: First Contact (also known as Star Trek 8), Paramount, 1996
  • Fierce Creatures, MCA/Universal, 1997
  • L.A. Confidential, 1997
  • Air Force One (also known as AFO), Buena Vista Home Video,1997
  • The Edge, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1997
  • Alien: Resurrection (also known as Alien 4), 1997
  • Deep Rising, 1998
  • U.S. Marshals, Warner Bros., 1998
  • Mulan, Buena Vista, 1998
  • Small Soldiers, DreamWorks, 1998
  • Star Trek: Insurrection (also known as Star Trek 9), Paramount, 1998
  • The Mummy, MCA/Universal, 1999
  • The 13th Warrior (also known as The Thirteenth Warrior), 1999
  • The Haunting (also known as La maldicion), DreamWorks, 1999
  • Hollow Man, Columbia, 2000
  • Fleshing out the Hollow Man, Columbia TriStar Home Video, 2000
  • Along Came a Spider, Paramount, 2001
  • The Last Castle, DreamWorks, 2001
  • Visions of Mars, Artisan, 2001
  • Imagining Total Recall, Artisan, 2001
  • Blonde Poison: The Making of Basic Instinct, Artisan, 2001
  • We Get to Win This Time, 2002
  • The Sum of All Fears, Paramount, 2002
  • Star Trek: Nemesis, Paramount, 2002
  • Television Music
  • Series
  • Studio One (also known as Studio One Summer Theatre, Studio One in Hollywood, Summer Theatre, Westinghouse Studio One, and Westinghouse Summer Theatre), 1948
  • Hallmark Hall of Fame (also known as Hallmark Television Playhouse), 1951
  • Climax!, 1954
  • General Electric Theater (also known as G.E. Theatre), 1954
  • The Lineup (also known as San Francisco Beat), 1954
  • Gunsmoke (also known as Gun Law and Marshal Dillon),1955
  • Playhouse 90, 1956
  • Have Gun Will Travel, 1957
  • Wagon Train (also known as Major Adams, Trail Master), 1957
  • (As J. Michael Hennagin) Black Saddle, 1959
  • Peck's Bad Girl, 1959
  • For Better or Worse, 1959
  • The Twilight Zone, 1959
  • Thriller (also known as Boris Karloff's Thriller), NBC, 1960
  • Pete and Gladys, 1960
  • Cain's Hundred, 1961
  • Dr. Kildare, 1961
  • Ben Casey, 1961
  • Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (also known as The Chrysler Theater and Universal Star Time), 1963
  • The Legend of Jesse James, 1965
  • (And theme) The Loner, 1965
  • The Man from U.N.C.L.E., NBC, 1965-1966
  • The Girl from U.N.C.L.E., 1966
  • Jericho, 1966
  • Run Buddy Run, 1966
  • Room 222, 1969
  • The Waltons, 1972
  • The Adventurer, 1972
  • Anna and the King, 1972
  • (And theme) Barnaby Jones, 1973
  • Police Story, 1973
  • Hawkins, 1973
  • Police Woman, 1974
  • Medical Story, 1975
  • Archer, 1975
  • Adams of Eagle Lake, 1975
  • Rambo (animated), syndicated, 1986
  • Star Trek: The Next Generation, syndicated, 1987
  • H.E.L.P. (also known as 911), ABC, 1990
  • Star Trek: Voyager (also known as Voyager), syndicated, 1995
  • Miniseries
  • (And title song) Masada (also known as The Antagonists), ABC, 1981
  • Movies
  • The Expendables, 1962
  • The Helicopter Spies, 1968
  • Nick Quarry, 1968
  • The Brotherhood of the Bell, 1970
  • A Step Out of Line, 1971
  • The Homecoming: A Christmas Story, 1971
  • Do Not Fold, Spindle, or Mutilate, 1971
  • The Cable Car Murder (also known as Crosscurrent), 1971
  • The Going Up of David Lev, 1971
  • Lights Out, 1972
  • Pursuit (also known as Binary), 1972
  • Crawlspace, 1972
  • The Police Story, 1973
  • Hawkins on Murder (also known as Death and the Maiden), 1973
  • "QB VII," ABC Movie Special, ABC, 1974
  • Winter Kill, 1974
  • A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, 1974
  • Indict and Convict, 1974
  • A Girl Named Sooner, 1975
  • Babe, CBS, 1975
  • Stakeout on Cherry Street (also known as Contract on Cherry Street), 1977
  • The Return of the Man from U.N.C.L.E. (also known as The Fifteen Years Later Affair), 1983
  • Assassin, 1986
  • Police Story: The Freeway Killings (also known as Police StoryII), NBC, 1987
  • Brotherhood of the Gun (also known as Spanish Gulch, Hollister, and Knuckleduster), CBS, 1991
  • Omen IV: The Awakening (also known as Le malediction IV andOmen IV: Das Erwachen), Fox, 1991
  • (Uncredited) Machurrucutu II: Haz lo incorrecto ... o como nos la ingeniamos para hacer un documental sobre la escuela de teatro, 1991
  • (Main title theme) Star Trek: The Next Generation - All Good Things (also known as All Good Things ...), 1994
  • Pilots
  • Medical Story, 1975
  • (Main title theme) Star Trek: The Next Generation - Encounter at Farpoint (also known as Encounter at Farpoint), 1987
  • (Main title theme) Star Trek: Voyager - Caretaker (also known as Caretaker), 1995
  • Episodic
  • "The Red Pony," The Bell System Family Theatre, NBC, 1973
  • "Boo!," Amazing Stories, 1986
  • Also composed music for episodes of Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea and Wanted: Dead or Alive.
  • Specials
  • Dusty, 1983
  • Supergirl: The Making of the Movie, ABC, 1985
  • The Fourth Wise Man, ABC, 1985
  • The Truth about Teachers (also known as Raising Good Kids in Bad Times), syndicated, 1989
  • Reflections on Ice: Michelle Kwan Skates to the Music of Disney's `Mulan', 1998
  • Other
  • Composer of concert pieces, including Music for Orchestra, 1971, and The Slaves, 1981. Dance compositions include the ballets A Patchof Blue, 1970; Othello, 1971; and Capricorn One, 1989.

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Books
    • International Dictionary of Films and Filmmakers, Volume 4: Writers and Production Artists, St. James Press, 1996
    Periodicals
    • Soundtrack!, September, 1987, pp. 12-15

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