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).

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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).

Personal Info

Gender Male

Known Credits 155

Birthday 1929-02-10

Day of Death 2004-07-21

Place of Birth Pasadena, California, USA

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Also Known As

  • Jerrald King Goldsmith

Sound TV ShowsMovies

2006 The OmenOriginal Music Composer
2003 Looney Tunes: Back in ActionOriginal Music Composer
2002 Star Trek: NemesisOriginal Music Composer
2002 The Sum of All FearsOriginal Music Composer
2001 Soarin' Over CaliforniaOriginal Music Composer
2001 The Last CastleOriginal Music Composer
2001 Along Came a SpiderOriginal Music Composer
2000 Hollow ManOriginal Music Composer
1999 The 13th WarriorOriginal Music Composer
1999 The HauntingOriginal Music Composer
1999 The MummyOriginal Music Composer
1998 Star Trek: InsurrectionOriginal Music Composer
1998 Small SoldiersOriginal Music Composer
1998 MulanOriginal Music Composer
1998 U.S. MarshalsOriginal Music Composer
1998 Deep RisingOriginal Music Composer
1997 L.A. ConfidentialOriginal Music Composer
1997 The EdgeOriginal Music Composer
1997 Air Force OneOriginal Music Composer
1997 Fierce CreaturesOriginal Music Composer
1996 Star Trek: First ContactOriginal Music Composer
1996 The Ghost and the DarknessOriginal Music Composer
1996 Chain ReactionOriginal Music Composer
1996 Executive DecisionOriginal Music Composer
1996 City HallOriginal Music Composer
1995 PowderOriginal Music Composer
1995 First KnightOriginal Music Composer
1995 CongoOriginal Music Composer
1994 I.Q.Original Music Composer
1994 The River WildOriginal Music Composer
1994 Bad GirlsOriginal Music Composer
1994 AngieOriginal Music Composer
1993 MaliceOriginal Music Composer
1993 RudyOriginal Music Composer
1993 Dennis the MenaceOriginal Music Composer
1993 The VanishingOriginal Music Composer
1993 MatineeOriginal Music Composer
1992 Forever YoungOriginal Music Composer
1992 Mr. BaseballOriginal Music Composer
1992 Mom and Dad Save the WorldOriginal Music Composer
1992 Basic InstinctOriginal Music Composer
1992 Medicine ManOriginal Music Composer
1991 Sleeping with the EnemyOriginal Music Composer
1991 Not Without My DaughterOriginal Music Composer
1990 The Russia HouseOriginal Music Composer
1990 Gremlins 2: The New BatchOriginal Music Composer
1990 Total RecallOriginal Music Composer
1989 Star Trek V: The Final FrontierOriginal Music Composer
1989 WarlockOriginal Music Composer
1989 LeviathanOriginal Music Composer
1989 The 'BurbsOriginal Music Composer
1988 Rambo IIIOriginal Music Composer
1987 InnerspaceOriginal Music Composer
1987 Extreme PrejudiceOriginal Music Composer
1986 HoosiersOriginal Music Composer
1986 Poltergeist II: The Other SideOriginal Music Composer
1986 LinkOriginal Music Composer
1985 LegendMusic
1985 ExplorersOriginal Music Composer
1985 Rambo: First Blood Part IIOriginal Music Composer
1985 King Solomon's MinesOriginal Music Composer
1984 RunawayOriginal Music Composer
1984 SupergirlOriginal Music Composer
1984 GremlinsOriginal Music Composer
1983 Under FireOriginal Music Composer
1983 Psycho IIOriginal Music Composer
1982 First BloodOriginal Music Composer
1982 The ChallengeOriginal Music Composer
1982 The Secret of NIMHOriginal Music Composer
1982 PoltergeistOriginal Music Composer
1982 Night CrossingOriginal Music Composer
1981 OutlandOriginal Music Composer
1981 InchonOriginal Music Composer
1981 MasadaOriginal Music Composer
1981 Omen III: The Final ConflictOriginal Music Composer
1981 The SalamanderOriginal Music Composer
1980 Cabo BlancoOriginal Music Composer
1979 Star Trek: The Motion PictureOriginal Music Composer
1979 AlienOriginal Music Composer
1979 The First Great Train RobberyOriginal Music Composer
1978 MagicOriginal Music Composer
1978 The Boys from BrazilOriginal Music Composer
1978 The SwarmOriginal Music Composer
1978 Damien: Omen IIOriginal Music Composer
1978 ComaOriginal Music Composer
1977 Capricorn OneOriginal Music Composer
1977 Damnation AlleyOriginal Music Composer
1977 Islands in the StreamOriginal Music Composer
1977 Twilight's Last GleamingMusic
1976 The Cassandra CrossingOriginal Music Composer
1976 High VelocityOriginal Music Composer
1976 Logan's RunOriginal Music Composer
1976 The OmenOriginal Music Composer
1975 Breakheart PassOriginal Music Composer
1975 Take a Hard RideOriginal Music Composer
1975 The Wind and the LionOriginal Music Composer
1975 BabeOriginal Music Composer
1975 A Girl Named SoonerMusic
1975 BreakoutOriginal Music Composer
1975 The Reincarnation of Peter ProudOriginal Music Composer
1974 ChinatownOriginal Music Composer
1973 PapillonOriginal Music Composer
1973 One Little IndianOriginal Music Composer
1973 The Going Up of David LevOriginal Music Composer
1973 Ace Eli and Rodger of the SkiesOriginal Music Composer
1973 ShamusOriginal Music Composer
1972 PursuitOriginal Music Composer
1972 The ManOriginal Music Composer
1972 The OtherOriginal Music Composer
1972 The Culpepper Cattle Co.Original Music Composer
1972 CrawlspaceOriginal Music Composer
1971 The Homecoming: A Christmas StoryOriginal Music Composer
1971 CrosscurrentOriginal Music Composer
1971 Do Not Fold, Spindle, or MutilateOriginal Music Composer
1971 The Last RunMusic
1971 Escape from the Planet of the ApesOriginal Music Composer
1971 The Mephisto WaltzOriginal Music Composer
1971 A Step Out of LineOriginal Music Composer
1970 Rio LoboOriginal Music Composer
1970 The Ballad of Cable HogueOriginal Music Composer
1970 Tora! Tora! Tora!Original Music Composer
1970 PattonOriginal Music Composer
1970 The Traveling ExecutionerOriginal Music Composer
1969 100 RiflesOriginal Music Composer
1968 Bandolero!Original Music Composer
1968 The DetectiveOriginal Music Composer
1968 Planet of the ApesOriginal Music Composer
1968 SebastianOriginal Music Composer
1968 Nick QuarryOriginal Music Composer
1967 Hour of the GunOriginal Music Composer
1967 The Flim-Flam ManOriginal Music Composer
1967 In Like FlintOriginal Music Composer
1967 Warning ShotOriginal Music Composer
1966 The Sand PebblesOriginal Music Composer
1966 SecondsOriginal Music Composer
1966 The Blue MaxOriginal Music Composer
1966 The Trouble with AngelsOriginal Music Composer
1966 Our Man FlintOriginal Music Composer
1965 A Patch of BlueOriginal Music Composer
1965 Von Ryan's ExpressOriginal Music Composer
1965 In Harm's WayOriginal Music Composer
1965 The Satan BugOriginal Music Composer
1964 Rio ConchosOriginal Music Composer
1964 Seven Days in MayOriginal Music Composer
1964 To Trap a SpyOriginal Music Composer
1963 The PrizeOriginal Music Composer
1963 The StripperOriginal Music Composer
1963 The List of Adrian MessengerOriginal Music Composer
1962 Freud: The Secret PassionOriginal Music Composer
1960 Studs LoniganOriginal Music Composer
1959 City of FearOriginal Music Composer
1957 Black PatchOriginal Music Composer
1954 Casino RoyaleOriginal Music Composer

Acting

2000 666: The Omen Revealed
1953 The Academy Awards(1 episode)

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