Neal Hefti built up his entertainment career by putting his musical skills to use in the world of Hollywood. Hefti began his entertainment career with his music featured in films like the Tony Curtis dramatic adaptation "Sex and the Single Girl" (1964), the Chuck Connors drama "Synanon" (1965) and the Carroll Baker dramatic adaptation "Harlow" (1965). His music also appeared in the comedy "How to Murder Your Wife" (1965) with Jack Lemmon, the Tony Curtis comedic adaptation "Boeing Boeing" (1965) and the adaptation "Duel at Diablo" (1966) with James Garner. In the sixties and the seventies, Hefti's music continued to appear on the silver screen, including in films like "Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mamma's Hung You in the Closet and I'm Feelin' So Sad" (1967), the thriller "P.J." (1968) with George Peppard and the Jack Lemmon comedy adaptation "The Odd Couple" (1968). His work was also in the comedic adaptation "Last of the Red Hot Lovers" (1972) with Alan Arkin. Hefti's music was also featured in the comedy sequel "The Odd Couple II" (1998) with Jack Lemmon, the Jackie Chan smash hit action movie "Rush Hour 2" (2001) and "Big Trouble" (2002). His music was also featured in "Flushed Away" (2006) with Hugh Jackman and "Confessions of a Shopaholic" (2009) with Isla Fisher. Hefti's music was most recently featured in the Lou Adler documentary "The Wrecking Crew" (2015). Hefti passed away in October 2008 at the age of 86.