Jerry Goldsmith

Biography

Jerrald King "Jerry" Goldsmith (February 10, 1929 – July 21, 2004) was an American composer and conductor most known for his work in film and television scoring. He composed scores for such noteworthy films as The Sand Pebbles, Logan's Run, Planet of the Apes, Patton, Papillon, Chinatown, The Wind and the Lion, The Omen, The Boys from Brazil, Capricorn One, Alien, Poltergeist, The Secret of NIMH, Gremlins, Hoosiers, Total Recall, Basic Instinct, Rudy, Air Force One, L.A. Confidential, Mulan, The Mummy, three Rambo films, and five Star Trek films.

He collaborated with some of film history's most accomplished directors, including Robert Wise, Howard Hawks, Otto Preminger, Joe Dante, Richard Donner, Roman Polanski, Ridley Scott, Steven Spielberg, Paul Verhoeven, and Franklin J. Schaffner.

Goldsmith was nominated for six Grammy Awards, five Primetime Emmy Awards, nine Golden Globe Awards, four British Academy Film Awards, and eighteen Academy Awards (he won only one, in 1976, for The Omen).

Jerrald King "Jerry" Goldsmith (February 10, 1929 – July 21, 2004) was an American composer and conductor most known for his work in film and television scoring. He composed scores for such noteworthy films as The Sand Pebbles, Logan's Run, Planet of the Apes, Patton, Papillon, Chinatown, The Wind and the Lion, The Omen, The Boys from Brazil, Capricorn One, Alien, Poltergeist, The Secret of NIMH, Gremlins, Hoosiers, Total Recall, Basic Instinct, Rudy, Air Force One, L.A. Confidential, Mulan, The Mummy, three Rambo films, and five Star Trek films.

He collaborated with some of film history's most accomplished directors, including Robert Wise, Howard Hawks, Otto Preminger, Joe Dante, Richard Donner, Roman Polanski, Ridley Scott, Steven Spielberg, Paul Verhoeven, and Franklin J. Schaffner.

Goldsmith was nominated for six Grammy Awards, five Primetime Emmy Awards, nine Golden Globe Awards, four British Academy Film Awards, and eighteen Academy Awards (he won only one, in 1976, for The Omen).

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Gender Male

Known Credits 149

Birthday 1929-02-10

Day of Death 2004-07-21

Place of Birth Pasadena, California, USA

Adult Actor False

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Also Known As

  • Jerrald King Goldsmith

Known For

Sound TV ShowsMovies

2006 The Omen … Original Music Composer
2003 Looney Tunes: Back in Action … Original Music Composer
2002 Star Trek: Nemesis … Original Music Composer
2002 The Sum of All Fears … Original Music Composer
2001 Soarin' Over California … Original Music Composer
2001 The Last Castle … Original Music Composer
2001 Along Came a Spider … Original Music Composer
2000 Hollow Man … Original Music Composer
1999 The 13th Warrior … Original Music Composer
1999 The Haunting … Original Music Composer
1999 The Mummy … Original Music Composer
1998 Star Trek: Insurrection … Original Music Composer
1998 Small Soldiers … Original Music Composer
1998 Mulan … Original Music Composer
1998 U.S. Marshals … Original Music Composer
1998 Deep Rising … Original Music Composer
1997 L.A. Confidential … Original Music Composer
1997 The Edge … Original Music Composer
1997 Air Force One … Original Music Composer
1997 Fierce Creatures … Original Music Composer
1996 Star Trek: First Contact … Original Music Composer
1996 The Ghost and the Darkness … Original Music Composer
1996 Chain Reaction … Original Music Composer
1996 Executive Decision … Original Music Composer
1996 City Hall … Original Music Composer
1995 Powder … Original Music Composer
1995 First Knight … Original Music Composer
1995 Congo … Original Music Composer
1994 I.Q. … Original Music Composer
1994 The River Wild … Original Music Composer
1994 Bad Girls … Original Music Composer
1994 Angie … Original Music Composer
1993 Malice … Original Music Composer
1993 Rudy … Original Music Composer
1993 Dennis the Menace … Original Music Composer
1993 The Vanishing … Original Music Composer
1993 Matinee … Original Music Composer
1992 Forever Young … Original Music Composer
1992 Mr. Baseball … Original Music Composer
1992 Mom and Dad Save the World … Original Music Composer
1992 Basic Instinct … Original Music Composer
1992 Medicine Man … Original Music Composer
1991 Sleeping with the Enemy … Original Music Composer
1991 Not Without My Daughter … Original Music Composer
1990 The Russia House … Original Music Composer
1990 Gremlins 2: The New Batch … Original Music Composer
1990 Total Recall … Original Music Composer
1989 Star Trek V: The Final Frontier … Original Music Composer
1989 Warlock … Original Music Composer
1989 Leviathan … Original Music Composer
1989 The 'Burbs … Original Music Composer
1988 Rambo III … Original Music Composer
1987 Innerspace … Original Music Composer
1987 Extreme Prejudice … Original Music Composer
1986 Hoosiers … Original Music Composer
1986 Poltergeist II: The Other Side … Original Music Composer
1986 Link … Original Music Composer
1985 Legend … Original Music Composer
1985 Explorers … Original Music Composer
1985 Rambo: First Blood Part II … Original Music Composer
1985 King Solomon's Mines … Original Music Composer
1984 Runaway … Original Music Composer
1984 Supergirl … Original Music Composer
1984 Gremlins … Original Music Composer
1983 Under Fire … Original Music Composer
1983 Psycho II … Original Music Composer
1982 Poltergeist … Original Music Composer
1982 First Blood … Original Music Composer
1982 The Challenge … Original Music Composer
1982 The Secret of NIMH … Original Music Composer
1982 Night Crossing … Original Music Composer
1981 Outland … Original Music Composer
1981 Inchon … Original Music Composer
1981 Masada … Original Music Composer
1981 Omen III: The Final Conflict … Original Music Composer
1981 The Salamander … Original Music Composer
1980 Cabo Blanco … Original Music Composer
1979 Star Trek: The Motion Picture … Original Music Composer
1979 Alien … Original Music Composer
1978 The First Great Train Robbery … Original Music Composer
1978 Magic … Original Music Composer
1978 The Boys from Brazil … Original Music Composer
1978 The Swarm … Original Music Composer
1978 Damien: Omen II … Original Music Composer
1978 Coma … Original Music Composer
1977 Capricorn One … Original Music Composer
1977 Damnation Alley … Original Music Composer
1977 Islands in the Stream … Original Music Composer
1976 The Cassandra Crossing … Original Music Composer
1976 Logan's Run … Original Music Composer
1976 The Omen … Original Music Composer
1975 Breakheart Pass … Original Music Composer
1975 Take a Hard Ride … Original Music Composer
1975 The Wind and the Lion … Original Music Composer
1975 Babe … Original Music Composer
1975 A Girl Named Sooner … Music
1975 Breakout … Original Music Composer
1975 The Reincarnation of Peter Proud … Original Music Composer
1974 Chinatown … Original Music Composer
1973 Papillon … Original Music Composer
1973 One Little Indian … Original Music Composer
1973 The Going Up of David Lev … Original Music Composer
1973 Ace Eli and Rodger of the Skies … Original Music Composer
1973 Shamus … Original Music Composer
1972 Pursuit … Original Music Composer
1972 The Man … Original Music Composer
1972 The Other … Original Music Composer
1972 Crawlspace … Original Music Composer
1971 The Homecoming: A Christmas Story … Original Music Composer
1971 Crosscurrent … Original Music Composer
1971 Do Not Fold, Spindle, or Mutilate … Original Music Composer
1971 Escape from the Planet of the Apes … Original Music Composer
1971 The Mephisto Waltz … Original Music Composer
1971 A Step Out of Line … Original Music Composer
1970 Rio Lobo … Original Music Composer
1970 Tora! Tora! Tora! … Original Music Composer
1970 The Ballad of Cable Hogue … Original Music Composer
1970 Patton … Original Music Composer
1970 The Traveling Executioner … Original Music Composer
1969 100 Rifles … Original Music Composer
1968 Bandolero! … Original Music Composer
1968 The Detective … Original Music Composer
1968 Planet of the Apes … Original Music Composer
1968 Sebastian … Original Music Composer
1968 Nick Quarry … Original Music Composer
1967 Hour of the Gun … Original Music Composer
1967 In Like Flint … Original Music Composer
1967 Warning Shot … Original Music Composer
1966 The Sand Pebbles … Original Music Composer
1966 Seconds … Original Music Composer
1966 The Blue Max … Original Music Composer
1966 The Trouble with Angels … Original Music Composer
1965 A Patch of Blue … Original Music Composer
1965 Von Ryan's Express … Original Music Composer
1965 In Harm's Way … Original Music Composer
1965 The Satan Bug … Original Music Composer
1964 Rio Conchos … Original Music Composer
1964 Seven Days in May … Original Music Composer
1964 To Trap a Spy … Original Music Composer
1963 The Prize … Original Music Composer
1963 The Stripper … Original Music Composer
1963 The List of Adrian Messenger … Original Music Composer
1962 Freud – The secret passion … Original Music Composer
1960 Studs Lonigan … Original Music Composer
1959 City of Fear … Original Music Composer
1957 Black Patch … Original Music Composer
1954 Casino Royale … Original Music Composer

Acting

2006 666 Revealed
1929 The Academy Awards(1 episode)

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