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|Also Known As:||Earle Hagen,Earl Hagen||Died:||May 26, 2008|
|Born:||July 9, 1919||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||Chicago, Illinois, USA||Profession:||Music ...|
Earle Hagen brought his musical talents to a variety of films over the course of his Hollywood career. Hagen worked on a variety of projects during his early entertainment career, including "A Private's Affair" (1959) starring Sal Mineo, "Cry of the City" with Victor Mature (1948) and "Gentlemen Marry Brunettes" (1955). He also contributed to "Holiday For Lovers" with Clifton Webb (1959), "Man on a Tightrope" (1953) starring Fredric March and "Woman Obsessed" with Susan Hayward (1959). Hagen was nominated for a Music (Scoring of a Musical Picture) Academy Award for "Let's Make Love" in 1960 as well as for an Individual Achievements In Music Primetime Emmy Award for "I Spy" in 1966. Hagen won an Outstanding Achievement In Musical Composition Primetime Emmy Award for "I Spy" in 1968. In the seventies, Hagen's music appeared primarily in television shows like "Make Room For Granddaddy" (1970-71), "The New Andy Griffith Show" (CBS, 1971-72) and "The Don Rickles Show" (CBS, 1971-72). His work was also in "M*A*S*H" (CBS, 1972-1983). Hagen's music was also a part of "Le Bal" (1984), "The Big Town" (1987) with Matt Dillon and the Geena Davis comedy adventure "Earth Girls Are Easy" (1989). His music was also featured in the action film "Tango & Cash" (1989) with Sylvester Stallone. Hagen's music was most recently featured in "The Singing Detective" (2003) with Robert Downey Jr.. Hagen passed away in May 2008 at the age of 89.
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