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Born: July 22, 1949 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: New Rochelle, New York, USA Profession: Music ...
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Cast (feature film)

1.
Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story, The (2009)
Explores Robert B. Sherman & Richard M. Sherman, the Academy Award and Grammy-winning songwriters.

Music (feature film)

2.
Beauty and the Beast (2017)
In this live-action re-imagining of the fairy tale "Beauty and the Beast," a young woman takes her father's place as prisoner in a beast's castle, only to fall in love with her beastly captor, who turns out to be a prince.
3.
Tangled (2010)
Princess Rapunzel was kidnapped and locked in a tower that can only be entered by climbing her long, golden hair. Now a teenager, Rapunzel wants to escape and a passing thief may be her way out.
4.
Tangled (2010)
Princess Rapunzel was kidnapped and locked in a tower that can only be entered by climbing her long, golden hair. Now a teenager, Rapunzel wants to escape and a passing thief may be her way out.
5.
Enchanted (2007)
The tale follows the beautiful princess Giselle as she is banished by an evil queen from her magical, musical animated land--and finds herself in the gritty reality of the streets of modern-day Manhattan. Shocked by this strange new environment that doesn't operate on a "happily ever after" basis, G
6.
Enchanted (2007)
The tale follows the beautiful princess Giselle as she is banished by an evil queen from her magical, musical animated land--and finds herself in the gritty reality of the streets of modern-day Manhattan. Shocked by this strange new environment that doesn't operate on a "happily ever after" basis, G
7.
Enchanted (2007)
The tale follows the beautiful princess Giselle as she is banished by an evil queen from her magical, musical animated land--and finds herself in the gritty reality of the streets of modern-day Manhattan. Shocked by this strange new environment that doesn't operate on a "happily ever after" basis, G
8.
Shaggy Dog, The (2006)
Hairy adventures begin as unbeatable Deputy D.A. Dave Douglas takes on his latest legal case--this time involving a criminal animal laboratory. It''s yet another ambitious assignment that will whisk workaholic Dave away from his wife and kids, who yearn for his attention. But when Dave is accidentally infected with a top-secret genetic-mutation serum that morphs his body into that of the family''s new pet Bearded Collie, everything he thought he knew about being himself and a part of his family changes. Now, with his perked-up ears, and his front-row seat on the household carpet, Dave is able to gain an entirely different perspective into his family''s secrets and dreams. Inspired by what he discovers, Dave wants nothing more than to stop fetching and return to fathering--only first he''ll have to stop the evil genius behind the serum--in a literally wild chase that will finally give him a chance to become man''s--and his family''s--and best friend.
9.
Home on the Range (2004)
Set in a fanciful version of the untamed West, a musical comedy about what takes place when a group of underdog animal charters face dangerous odds and band together to achieve a common goal. A greedy yodeling outlaw named Alameda Slim schemes to take possession of the "Patch of Heaven" dairy farm f
10.
Home on the Range (2004)
Set in a fanciful version of the untamed West, a musical comedy about what takes place when a group of underdog animal charters face dangerous odds and band together to achieve a common goal. A greedy yodeling outlaw named Alameda Slim schemes to take possession of the "Patch of Heaven" dairy farm f
11.
Christmas Carol: The Musical, A (2004)
Musical adaptation of Charles Dickens' classic holiday tale "A Christmas Carol" based on the Madison Square Garden staging.
12.
Home on the Range (2004) as Original Score Composer
Set in a fanciful version of the untamed West, a musical comedy about what takes place when a group of underdog animal charters face dangerous odds and band together to achieve a common goal. A greedy yodeling outlaw named Alameda Slim schemes to take possession of the "Patch of Heaven" dairy farm f
13.
Noel (2004) as Music
It's Christmas Eve in New York City, and with a little help from each other, five people will discover new meaning on Christmas Day: Jules finds the courage to step beyond his past; Artie's own tragic history shows Mike where jealousy can lead, bringing renewal to his relationship with Nina; and Ros
14.
Home on the Range (2004)
Set in a fanciful version of the untamed West, a musical comedy about what takes place when a group of underdog animal charters face dangerous odds and band together to achieve a common goal. A greedy yodeling outlaw named Alameda Slim schemes to take possession of the "Patch of Heaven" dairy farm f
15.
Christmas Carol: The Musical, A (2004)
Musical adaptation of Charles Dickens' classic holiday tale "A Christmas Carol" based on the Madison Square Garden staging.
16.
Hercules (1997) as Songs ("Go The Distance" "From Zero To Hero" "A Star Is Born"); Songs And Score Producer
More than a man. Less than a God. Everything you've ever heard about history's mightiest hero is only a myth. The son of Zeus was robbed of his divine birthright when he was stolen from his cradle by the evil Hades and fed a potion that made him mortal. Now, armed with only his great strength and hi
17.
Hercules (1997) as Original Score
More than a man. Less than a God. Everything you've ever heard about history's mightiest hero is only a myth. The son of Zeus was robbed of his divine birthright when he was stolen from his cradle by the evil Hades and fed a potion that made him mortal. Now, armed with only his great strength and hi
18.
Hercules (1997) as Music
More than a man. Less than a God. Everything you've ever heard about history's mightiest hero is only a myth. The son of Zeus was robbed of his divine birthright when he was stolen from his cradle by the evil Hades and fed a potion that made him mortal. Now, armed with only his great strength and hi
19.
Hunchback of Notre Dame, The (1996) as Score Producer
The magnificent cathedral of Notre Dame towers above 15th century Paris and the sound of the bells is the very soul of the city. Quasimodo, the bell-ringer, is a mysterious and misshapen outcast who has been secluded there since infancy by his repressive guardian, Judge Claude Frollo. He yearns to b
20.
Hunchback of Notre Dame, The (1996) as Songs (Music)
The magnificent cathedral of Notre Dame towers above 15th century Paris and the sound of the bells is the very soul of the city. Quasimodo, the bell-ringer, is a mysterious and misshapen outcast who has been secluded there since infancy by his repressive guardian, Judge Claude Frollo. He yearns to b
21.
Hunchback of Notre Dame, The (1996) as Original Score
The magnificent cathedral of Notre Dame towers above 15th century Paris and the sound of the bells is the very soul of the city. Quasimodo, the bell-ringer, is a mysterious and misshapen outcast who has been secluded there since infancy by his repressive guardian, Judge Claude Frollo. He yearns to b
22.
Aladdin and the King of Thieves (1996) as Music ("Arabian Nights Reprise")
Aladdin and Jasmine's wedding celebration is being coordinated by none other than the "big blue guy" himself, Genie. Agrabah is bustling with excitement as the city prepares for the "party of the millennium." Just as the happy couple prepare to say "I do," the ceremony is disrupted by the legendary
23.
Pocahontas (1994) as Score Producer
Set in the English settlement of Jamestown, Virginia in the year 1607, this tells the romanticized tale of English settler Captain John Smith and the famed Native American heroine who saves him.
24.
Pocahontas (1994) as Song Producer; Songs (Music) "Just Around The River Bend" "Colors Of The Wind" "The Virginia Company" "Steady As A Beating Drum" "Listen With Your Heart" "Mine, Mine, Mine" "Savages)
Set in the English settlement of Jamestown, Virginia in the year 1607, this tells the romanticized tale of English settler Captain John Smith and the famed Native American heroine who saves him.
25.
Pocahontas (1994) as Original Score
Set in the English settlement of Jamestown, Virginia in the year 1607, this tells the romanticized tale of English settler Captain John Smith and the famed Native American heroine who saves him.
26.
Life with Mikey (1993) as Music ("Cold Enough To Snow" "Life With Mikey Theme")
When an unsuccessful talent agent discovers a charismatic twelve year-old street urchin and lands her a lucrative commercial career, they develop a love/hate relationship.
27.
Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992) as Song; Song Producer ("My Christmas Tree")
The McCallisters are rushing once again as they embark on a trip to Florida. In their haste, Kevin is separated from them and winds up on a plane bound for New York.
28.
Newsies (1992) as Original Songs; Song Arranger; Song Producer
A musical about the 1899 newsboy strike.
29.
Aladdin (1992) as Song Producer ("Arabian Nights" "Friend Like Me" "Prince Ali" "One Jump Ahead" "A Whole New World" "Prince Ali Reprise"); Songs
A tale of love and fantasy involving a street wise urchin, Aladdin, a beautiful princess and a magical genie.
30.
Aladdin (1992) as Original Score
A tale of love and fantasy involving a street wise urchin, Aladdin, a beautiful princess and a magical genie.
31.
Beauty And The Beast (1991) as Song ("Human Again" (2002/Large Format Version)); Song Arranger ("Belle" "Gaston" "Be Our Guest" "Something There" "Beauty And The Beast" "The Mob Song"); Song Producer; Songs
An arrogant nobleman is turned into a beast and, in order to break the spell, he tries to win the love of a village girl.
32.
Beauty And The Beast (1991) as Original Score
An arrogant nobleman is turned into a beast and, in order to break the spell, he tries to win the love of a village girl.
33.
Rocky V (1990) as Song ("The Measure Of A Man")
Rocky risks losing everything, stricken with brain damage from his years in the ring, and goes back to his meager origins, only to become embroiled in a street fight with his surrogate son.
34.
Little Mermaid, The (1989) as Songs; Songs Arranger; Songs Producer
Mermaid princess Ariel will do anything to walk on dry land and fall in love. But her deal with the magical Sea Hag backfires and causes trouble only Ariel can fix.
35.
Polly (1989)
Set in the 1950s, a joyful orphan comes to live with her wealthy spinster aunt in Alabama and inspires the transformation of a stodgy town and its residents. Based on the 1960 Disney film "Pollyanna, " which starred Hayley Mills.
36.
Little Mermaid, The (1989) as Music
Mermaid princess Ariel will do anything to walk on dry land and fall in love. But her deal with the magical Sea Hag backfires and causes trouble only Ariel can fix.
37.
Little Shop of Horrors (1986) as From Musical Play ("Little Shop Of Horrors"); Music ("Little Shop Of Horrors" "Skid Row (Downtown)" "Grow For Me" "Somewhere That'S Green" "Dentist" "Feed Me" "Suddenly Seymour" "Suppertime" "Mean Green Mother From Outer Space" "The Meek Shall Inherit")
A timid shop clerk discovers a plant from outer space that lives on blood.
38.
Line, The (1980) as Song Performer ("Home Again America" "The Wind Knows Better Than I")
An account of the Presidio mutiny of 1968, in which twenty-seven prisoners participated in a sit-down strike at the stockade in Presidio, California. The protest was sparked by the death of a prisoner, overcrowding in the stockade, alleged mistreatment by guards, and set in motion when four AWOL sol
39.
Line, The (1980) as Song
An account of the Presidio mutiny of 1968, in which twenty-seven prisoners participated in a sit-down strike at the stockade in Presidio, California. The protest was sparked by the death of a prisoner, overcrowding in the stockade, alleged mistreatment by guards, and set in motion when four AWOL sol

Cast (special)

40.
Movie Surfers: Go Inside Disney's "Hercules" (1997)
Documentary investigating facts on a web site about Walt Disney Studios' new animated feature, "Hercules." Includes interviews with composer Alan Menken and some of the feature's voice talent.
41.
Making of Disney's The Hunchback of Notre Dame, The (1996) as Himself
Documentary on the making of Disney's 1996 animated feature, "The Hunchback of Notre Dame."
42.
Disney's Pocahontas... The Musical Tradition Continues (1995)
Performances of the songs of Alan Menken interwoven with scenes from Disney animated films -- "The Little Mermaid," "Beauty and the Beast," "Aladdin" and "Pocahontas."
43.
Hollywood Soundtrack Story, The (1995)
Documentary tracing the use of music in feature films encompassing a wide variety of genres, from the earliest days as an enhancer of the cinematic experience.
44.
Be Our Guest: The Making of Disney's Beauty and the Beast (1991)
A half-hour special featuring a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the Disney Studios' full-length animated feature "Beauty and the Beast."

Music (special)

45.
Cincinnati Pops Holiday: Love Is in the Air (1999) as Song ("A Whole New World" "Beauty And The Beast")
Erich Kunzel and the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra celebrate Valentine's Day with an evening of love songs from Cincinnati's Music Hall. Features Harolyn Blackwell and Peabo Bryson, with aerialist Alexander Streltson, the octet VocalEase and Cincinnati ballet principal dancers Alexei Kemnev and Anna Rey
46.
70th Annual Academy Awards, The (1998) as Music ("Go The Distance")
Live presentation of the 70th annual Academy Awards.
47.
53rd Presidential Inaugural Gala (1997) as Song
Broadcast of the entertainment gala marking the presidential inauguration of Bill Clinton for his second term.
48.
68th Annual Academy Awards, The (1996) as Music ("Colors Of The Wind")
Live presentation of the 68th annual Academy Awards.
49.
Disney's Beauty and the Beast: A Concert on Ice (1996) as Music
Figure-skating stars perform in this interpretation of the Disney animated film "Beauty and the Beast." In addition to the skaters, cast members from the New York and Los Angeles stage productions of "Beauty and the Beast" perform the musical numbers.
50.
Disney's Pocahontas... The Musical Tradition Continues (1995) as Songs
Performances of the songs of Alan Menken interwoven with scenes from Disney animated films -- "The Little Mermaid," "Beauty and the Beast," "Aladdin" and "Pocahontas."
51.
Beauty And The Beast (1995) as Songs
Behind-the-scenes preview of Disney's new Broadway show based on the animated feature "Beauty and the Beast." Includes interviews with cast members and others.
52.
65th Annual Academy Awards Presentation, The (1993) as Song ("A Whole New World")
Broadcast of the 65th annual Academy Awards presentation.
53.
65th Annual Academy Awards Presentation, The (1993) as Music ("Friends Like Me")
Broadcast of the 65th annual Academy Awards presentation.
54.
Lincoln (1992) as Music
A two-part, four-hour documentary special about Abraham Lincoln during the Civil War as told in the words of people who figured importantly in his life. Uses the voices of an all-star cast.
55.
Be Our Guest: The Making of Disney's Beauty and the Beast (1991) as Music
A half-hour special featuring a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the Disney Studios' full-length animated feature "Beauty and the Beast."
56.
Cartoon All-Stars to the Rescue (1990) as Music
An animated special that carries a strong anti-drug message aimed at young children in the 5-to-11 age group. The commercial-free program features familiar animated characters as well as three newly created characters. Will be simulcast by three U.S. networks, two Canadian networks and hundreds of i
57.
62nd Annual Academy Awards Presentation, The (1990) as Music ("Kiss The Girl" "Under The Sea")
Live coverage of the sixty-second annual Academy Awards ceremony from the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles. Portions of the ceremony were beamed via satellite to Moscow, London, Tokyo, Sydney, and Buenos Aires.
58.
60th Annual Academy Awards Presentation, The (1988) as Special Music Material
Live coverage of the sixtieth annual Academy Awards ceremony.

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