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Born: September 7, 1956 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Van Nuys, California, USA Profession: Music ...
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1970:
At age 14, began performing career as a singer at a restaurant in Venice, California
1982:
Wrote first hit single, "Solitaire", recorded by Laura Branigan
1984:
Contributed first song to a motion picture, "Hot Night" included on the soundtrack to "Ghostbusters II"
1985:
Received a Golden Globe Award nomination for the song "Rhythm of the Night" from the feature "The Last Dragon"
1986:
Founded Realsongs, a publishing company to handle the rights to her songs
1987:
Was nominated for Best Original Song Oscar for "Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now" from "Mannequin"
1989:
Wrote the theme song to the James Bond film "Licence to Kill"
1996:
Got second Oscar nomination for Best Song for "Because You Loved Me", the love theme from "Up Close and Personal"
1996:
Toni Braxton's recording of her pop song "Unbreak My Heart" was a Number One Hit
1997:
Earned third Academy Award nomination for the country-flavored song "How Do I Live" used in the film "Con Air"; song was recorded by both Lee Ann Rimes and Trisha Yearwood
1999:
Penned the theme to "Music of My Heart"; picked up a Best Original Song Academy Award nomination
2000:
Had four songs featured on the soundtrack of "Coyote Ugly"
2000:
Wrote the song "I Don't Know How I Got By" for the film "The Family Man"
2001:
Received star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame (January 31)
2001:
Contributed the love theme ("There You'll Be") to "Pearl Harbor"; netted sixth Oscar nomination
2001:
With James Newton Howard, co-wrote songs for Disney's animated "Atlantis: The Lost Empire"; when film was released, however, only one of the songs "Where the Dream Takes You", was included

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