David Mansfield Biography (1956-)

Born September 13, 1956, in Pittsburgh, PA; son of Newton Mansfield and Gwyndolyn Graves (maiden name, Lewis) Holtham; married Joann Carelli, September 28, 1979 (marriage ended); married Maggie Greenwald, 1994; children: (first marriage) Calantha. Addresses: Agent: Joseph Cohen, Creative Artists Agency, 9830 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90212.; Contact: Rich Jacobellis,Ingenuity Entertainment, 9000 Sunset Blvd., Suite 300, West Hollywood, CA 90069.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Composer, musician
Birth Details
September 13, 1956
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Work
  • Music arranger and band member, Heaven's Gate (also known as Johnson County Wars), United Artists, 1980
  • Music performer, Timerider, Jensen Farley, 1982
  • Music arranger, orchestrator, conductor, and song performer, Year of the Dragon, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1985
  • Music arranger and conductor, The Sicilian, Twentieth Century-Fox,1987
  • Music arranger (with others) and conductor, Desperate Hours, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1990
  • Music performer, The Apostle, October Films, 1997
  • Music performer, Harvest, Artisan Entertainment, 1998
  • Music arranger, director, and performer, Songcatcher, Lions Gate Films, 2001
  • Music arranger (with others), Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood, Warner Bros., 2002
  • Film Appearances
  • Appeared in the film Renaldo and Clara.
  • Television Work
  • Movies
  • Music performer, A Good Baby, Cinemax, 2000
  • Television Appearances
  • Specials
  • Appeared in Hard Rain, NBC.
  • RECORDINGS
  • Albums
  • (With Quacky Duck and His Barnyard Friends) Media Push, Warner Bros., 1973
  • (With Alpha) The Alpha Band, Arista, 1976
  • (With Alpha) Spark in the Dark, Arista, 1977
  • (With Alpha) The Statue Makers of Hollywood, Arista, 1978
  • Heaven's Gate (soundtrack recording), EMI/Liberty, 1980
  • Year of the Dragon (soundtrack recording), Varese-Sarabande, 1985
  • (With Evercall Ready) Evercall Ready, Maranatha! Music, 1985
  • (With Bruce Hornsby and the Range) The Way It Is, RCA, 1986
  • The Sicilian (soundtrack recording), Virgin, 1987
  • (With Alpha) Interviews, Edsel, 1988
  • The Desperate Hours (soundtrack recording), Varese-Sarabande, 1990
  • (With Bruce Hornsby and the Range) A Night on the Town, RCA, 1990
  • (Contributor) Tales from the Crypt (soundtrack recordings), Big Screen, 1992
  • The Ballad of Little Jo (soundtrack recording), Intrada, 1994
  • (Contributor) Lonesome Dove: Classics Western Scores 2 (soundtrackrecordings), Silva America, 1996
  • Contributor to albums recorded by many other artists, including Murray Attaway, Vince Bell, Cindy Bullens, T-Bone Burnett, Johnny Cash, Bob Dylan, Allen Ginsberg, Loudon Wainwright III, and Dwight Yoakum. Singles include "Desire" and "Hard Rain."
  • Music Videos
  • Appeared in "Mandolin Rain," "A Night on the Town," and "The Way It Is."
  • WRITINGS
  • Film Music
  • Heaven's Gate (also known as Johnson County Wars), United Artists, 1980
  • Year of the Dragon, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1985
  • Club Paradise, Warner Bros., 1986
  • The Sicilian, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1987
  • Miss Firecracker, Corsair, 1989
  • Desperate Hours, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1990
  • Late for Dinner, Columbia, 1991
  • Me and Veronica, Arrow, 1993
  • The Ballad of Little Jo, Fine Line, 1993
  • The Outlaws: Legend of O. B. Taggart, EnterTech Media Group, 1994
  • Profundo carmesi (also known as Deep Crimson and Carminprofond), 1996, with English subtitles, New Yorker, 1997
  • The Apostle, October Films, 1997
  • El evangelio de las maravillas (also known as Divine), Keyfilms Roma/Mondo Films/Wanda Distribucion Cinematografica de Films, 1998
  • Dark Harbor, New City Releasing, 1998
  • Tumbleweeds, Fine Line, 1999
  • El coronel no tiene quien le escriba (also known as No One Writes to the Colonel, Pas de lettre pour le colonel, and Personnen'ecrit au colonel), Alta Films/DMVB Films/Eurocine/Keyfilms Roma, 1999
  • Floating, Phaedra Cinema, 1999
  • Ropewalk (also known as Hanginaround), Winter Films, 2000
  • Asi es la vida (also known as Such Is Life and C'est lavie), Wanda Vision, 2000
  • Songcatcher, Lions Gate Films, 2001
  • Flora's Garment Bursting into Bloom, Dameworks, 2001
  • Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood, Warner Bros., 2002
  • Television Music
  • Movies
  • Into the Homeland, HBO, 1987
  • David's Mother, CBS, 1994
  • Dangerous Affair, ABC, 1995
  • Truman, HBO, 1995
  • The Stranger beside Me, ABC, 1995
  • A Streetcar Named Desire, CBS, 1995
  • Radiant City, ABC, 1996
  • The People Next Door, CBS, 1996
  • Suddenly, ABC, 1996
  • The Advocate's Devil, ABC, 1997
  • Road Ends, Cinemax, 1997
  • Outrage, ABC, 1998
  • A Winter's Tale, CBS, 2000
  • A Good Baby, Cinemax, 2000
  • Miracle on the Mountain: The Kincaid Family Story, CBS, 2000
  • What Makes a Family, Lifetime, 2001
  • Get a Clue, The Disney Channel, 2002
  • Tempted, Lifetime, 2003
  • Specials
  • "The Mouse and the Motorcycle," ABC Weekend Special, ABC, 1986
  • "Mrs. Cage," American Playhouse, PBS, 1992
  • Great Books: The Right Stuff (also known as The Right Stuff), The Discovery Channel/The Learning Channel, 2001
  • Episodic
  • "Dead Wait," Tales from the Crypt (also known as HBO's Tales from the Crypt), HBO, 1991
  • Also composer for "The Box," Tribeca, Fox.
  • Television Pilots
  • Hard Copy, CBS, 1987
  • Tribeca, Fox, 1993
  • Other
  • Songwriter.

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Electronic
    • David Mansfield Official Site, http://members.aol.com/smashprod, May 20, 2003

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