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Harry Nilsson

Harry Nilsson


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Also Known As: Harry Edward Nelson Iii Died: January 15, 1994
Born: June 15, 1941 Cause of Death: heart failure
Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, USA Profession: Music ... songwriter singer screenwriter assistant manager at Paramount Theater gas station attendant bank clerk


Harry Nilsson's musical talents have contributed to a variety of Hollywood productions. Nilsson worked on a variety of projects during his early entertainment career, including "All That Jazz" with Roy Scheider (1979), "In God We Trust" (1980) starring Marty Feldman, "Midnight Cowboy" (1969), "Real Life" (1979) starring Dick Haynes, "Skidoo" (1968) and "The World's Greatest Lover" with Gene Wilder (1977). In the nineties, Nilsson devoted his time to various credits, such as "Me, Myself and I" (1993) starring George Segal, the Tom Hanks and Rebecca Williams hit "Forrest Gump" (1994), the Jodie Foster and Matthew McConaughey box office smash "Contact" (1997) and "Angel on My Shoulder" with Gwen Welles (1998). Nilsson continued to exercise his talent in the early 2000s, taking on a mix of projects like the Mike Myers and Eddie Murphy blockbuster "Shrek 2" (2004), "The Girl Next Door" (2004), "Breakfast on Pluto" (2005) starring Cillian Murphy, the Ray Romano and Chris Wedge smash hit "Ice Age: The Meltdown" (2006) and "Little Man" (2006). Nilsson last provided music for "I Miei Primi Quarant'Anni." Nilsson was married to Diane Clatworthy and had seven children. Harry Nilsson passed away in January 1994 at the age of 53.

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