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George Fenton

Composer | Music Department | Soundtrack
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KNOWN FOR 
Groundhog Day (1993) | Ever After: A Cinderella Story (1998) | The Bounty Hunter (2010)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 5 Oscars. Another 14 wins & 33 nominations More »
AKA 
George Howe
BORN 
Oct 19, 1950 (age 67)

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Past Film & Video (114 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Woman Walks AheadWoman Walks Ahead Composer  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for I, Daniel BlakeI, Daniel Blake Composer  Less 2016 $258K / —
  • Primary photo for Wild OatsWild Oats Composer, Conductor  Less 2016 $10MM $41K / $242K
  • Primary photo for Walk on the Wild SideWalk on the Wild Side Composer, Associate Producer  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Absolutely AnythingAbsolutely Anything Composer  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for The Lady in the VanThe Lady in the Van Conductor, Composer, Conductor  Less 2015 $6MM $10MM / —
  • Primary photo for Jimmy's HallJimmy's Hall Composer  Less 2014 $560K / —
  • Primary photo for BearsBears Composer (version: US)  Less 2014 $5MM $18MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Zero TheoremThe Zero Theorem Composer  Less 2013 $8.5MM $219K / —
  • Primary photo for Muhammad Ali's Greatest FightMuhammad Ali's Greatest Fight Composer  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for The Spirit of '45The Spirit of '45 Score Composer  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for The Angels' ShareThe Angels' Share Composer  Less 2012 $304K / —
  • Primary photo for Casa de mi PadreCasa de mi Padre Writer ("Fish Eye")  Less 2012 $6MM $5.9MM / —
  • Primary photo for Baka: A Cry from the RainforestBaka: A Cry from the Rainforest Composer  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for One LifeOne Life Composer (composed by)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for The Bounty HunterThe Bounty Hunter Composer  Less 2010 $40MM $67MM / $136MM
  • Primary photo for Cairo TimeCairo Time Writer ("Arabian Scene No. 3") (as G. Fenton)  Less 2009 $1.6MM / —
  • Primary photo for Looking for EricLooking for Eric Composer  Less 2009 $56K / —
  • Primary photo for Initial ProspectInitial Prospect (Short) Musician, Sound Editor, Producer ("Chester")  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Fool's GoldFool's Gold Composer  Less 2008 $70MM $70MM / $111MM
  • Primary photo for EarthEarth Composer, Conductor  Less 2007 €30MM $38MM / $109MM
  • Primary photo for It's a Free World...It's a Free World... Composer  Less 2007 $6MM
  • Primary photo for The Wind That Shakes the BarleyThe Wind That Shakes the Barley Composer  Less 2006 $1.8MM / $23MM
  • Primary photo for The History BoysThe History Boys Composer  Less 2006 £2MM $2.7MM / —
  • Primary photo for Last HolidayLast Holiday Composer, Conductor, Producer ("Isn't It Romantic", "The Nearness of You", "Auld Lang Syne")  Less 2006 $45MM $38MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Making of 'Deep Blue'The Making of 'Deep Blue' (Video) Himself, Composer  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Mrs Henderson PresentsMrs Henderson Presents Composer, Arranger ("La Marseillaise"), Music ("Inspiration", "The Grecian Frieze", "Sails of the Windmill", "Babies of the Blitz")  Less 2005 $20MM $11MM / —
  • Primary photo for ValiantValiant Composer, Conductor  Less 2005 $35MM $19MM / —
  • Primary photo for BewitchedBewitched Composer  Less 2005 $85MM $62MM / $131MM
  • Primary photo for TicketsTickets Composer  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for HitchHitch Composer  Less 2005 $70MM $179MM / $368MM
  • Primary photo for Dirty LoveDirty Love Performer ("Lindos"), Writer ("Lindos")  Less 2005 $58K / $12MM
  • Primary photo for Bewitched: Star ShotsBewitched: Star Shots (Video) Composer  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Casting a Spell: Making 'Bewitched'Casting a Spell: Making 'Bewitched' (Video) Composer  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Why I Love 'Bewitched'Why I Love 'Bewitched' (Video) Composer  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Ae Fond Kiss...Ae Fond Kiss... Composer  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Stage BeautyStage Beauty Composer  Less 2004 $777K / —
  • Primary photo for Deep BlueDeep Blue Composer  Less 2003 $5MM $130K / —
  • Primary photo for Imagining ArgentinaImagining Argentina Composer  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for SeabiscuitSeabiscuit Arranger ("Learning to Be Nicer"), Performer ("Learning to Be Nicer"), Writer ("Learning to Be Nicer")  Less 2003 $87MM $120MM / $148MM
  • Primary photo for Sweet SixteenSweet Sixteen Composer, Music Producer  Less 2002 $32K / —
  • Primary photo for Sweet Home AlabamaSweet Home Alabama Composer  Less 2002 $38MM $127MM / $53MM
  • Primary photo for Too Close to the BoneToo Close to the Bone (Short) Composer  Less 2002 £18K
  • Primary photo for The NavigatorsThe Navigators Composer  Less 2001 $2K / —
  • Primary photo for Summer CatchSummer Catch Composer  Less 2001 $34MM $20MM / —
  • Primary photo for Lucky NumbersLucky Numbers Composer, Conductor  Less 2000 $63MM $10MM / —
  • Primary photo for Bread and RosesBread and Roses Composer  Less 2000 $526K / —
  • Primary photo for Center StageCenter Stage Composer, Conductor  Less 2000 $29MM $17MM / —
  • Primary photo for Grey OwlGrey Owl Composer, Conductor  Less 1999 $30MM $633K / —
  • Primary photo for Anna and the KingAnna and the King Composer, Conductor, Music ("How Can I Not Love You")  Less 1999 $92MM $39MM / $75MM
  • Primary photo for Fight ClubFight Club Writer ("Tzigany Waltz")  Less 1999 $63MM $37MM / $101MM
  • Primary photo for EntropyEntropy Composer  Less 1999 $3MM
  • Primary photo for My Name Is JoeMy Name Is Joe Composer, Soundtrack ("Violin Concerto in D major, op. 61")  Less 1998 $347K / —
  • Primary photo for You've Got MailYou've Got Mail Composer, Conductor (uncredited), Music Producer (uncredited)  Less 1998 $65MM $116MM / $251MM
  • Primary photo for Living Out LoudLiving Out Loud Composer, Performer ("Low Key Lightly")  Less 1998 $12MM $13MM / —
  • Primary photo for Ever After: A Cinderella StoryEver After: A Cinderella Story Composer  Less 1998 $26MM $66MM / $32MM
  • Primary photo for The Object of My AffectionThe Object of My Affection Composer, Conductor (score), Arranger ("You Were Meant for Me"), Producer ("You Were Meant for Me")  Less 1998 $15MM $29MM / —
  • Primary photo for Dangerous BeautyDangerous Beauty Composer  Less 1998 $8MM $4.5MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Chambermaid on the TitanicThe Chambermaid on the Titanic Writer ("Tzigany Waltz", "Gypsy Csardas") (as G. Fenton)  Less 1997 $244K / —
  • Primary photo for The WoodlandersThe Woodlanders Composer  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Carla's SongCarla's Song Composer  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for In Love and WarIn Love and War Composer  Less 1996 $14MM / $25MM
  • Primary photo for The Portrait of a LadyThe Portrait of a Lady Writer ("Hidden Treasures")  Less 1996 $3.7MM / —
  • Primary photo for The CrucibleThe Crucible Composer, Conductor  Less 1996 $25MM $7.3MM / —
  • Primary photo for MultiplicityMultiplicity Composer  Less 1996 $45MM $20MM / $34MM
  • Primary photo for Heaven's PrisonersHeaven's Prisoners Composer, Music Producer  Less 1996 $25MM $5MM / —
  • Primary photo for AugustAugust Conductor, Orchestrator  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Mary ReillyMary Reilly Composer, Conductor  Less 1996 $47MM $5.6MM / $12MM
  • Primary photo for Land and FreedomLand and Freedom Composer  Less 1995 £2.5MM $230K / —
  • Primary photo for Se7enSe7en Writer ("Gypsy Csardas", "The Fourth Man") (as G. Fenton)  Less 1995 $33MM $100MM / $327MM
  • Primary photo for Ladybird LadybirdLadybird Ladybird Composer  Less 1994 $152K / —
  • Primary photo for The Madness of King GeorgeThe Madness of King George Adapter And Arranger (Music of George Frideric Handel)  Less 1994 $15MM / —
  • Primary photo for Mixed NutsMixed Nuts Composer, Producer ("Mixed Nuts")  Less 1994 $15MM $6.8MM / —
  • Primary photo for Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire ChroniclesInterview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles Music Supervisor, Soundtrack ("Terpsichore and Harp Concerto in B Flat", "Sonata in F Sharp", "Sonata in E Flat Adagio E Cantabile")  Less 1994 $60MM $105MM / $224MM
  • Primary photo for China MoonChina Moon Composer  Less 1994 $15MM $3MM / —
  • Primary photo for ShadowlandsShadowlands Composer, Conductor  Less 1993 $22MM $26MM / —
  • Primary photo for Born YesterdayBorn Yesterday Composer, Orchestrator  Less 1993 $18MM / —
  • Primary photo for Groundhog DayGroundhog Day Composer, Producer ("Weatherman", "Take Me Round Again"), Writer ("Weatherman", "Take Me Round Again")  Less 1993 $15MM $71MM / —
  • Primary photo for HeroHero Composer (music by), Arranger ("The Battle Hymn of the Republic") (uncredited)  Less 1992 $42MM $20MM / $67MM
  • Primary photo for Final AnalysisFinal Analysis Composer  Less 1992 $32MM $29MM / —
  • Primary photo for High HeelsHigh Heels Writer ("Beyond My Control", "A Final Request")  Less 1991 $1.7MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Fisher KingThe Fisher King Composer, Conductor (uncredited), Orchestrator (uncredited), Producer ("How About You?")  Less 1991 $24MM $42MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Long Walk HomeThe Long Walk Home Composer  Less 1990 $4.8MM / —
  • Primary photo for White PalaceWhite Palace Composer  Less 1990 $17MM / —
  • Primary photo for Memphis BelleMemphis Belle Composer, Conductor (uncredited), Orchestrator  Less 1990 $23MM $27MM / —
  • Primary photo for We're No AngelsWe're No Angels Composer, Music Conductor, Orchestrator  Less 1989 $20MM $11MM / —
  • Primary photo for Dangerous LiaisonsDangerous Liaisons Composer  Less 1988 $14MM $35MM / —
  • Primary photo for The DressmakerThe Dressmaker Composer  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for High SpiritsHigh Spirits Composer, Conductor, Orchestrator, Arranger ("She Is Far From The Land") (uncredited)  Less 1988 $17MM $8.6MM / —
  • Primary photo for Ghoulies IIGhoulies II Writer ("Bazaar")  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for A Handful of DustA Handful of Dust Composer, Conductor, Orchestrator  Less 1988 $1.6MM / —
  • Primary photo for Billy the Kid and the Green Baize VampireBilly the Kid and the Green Baize Vampire Composer  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for White of the EyeWhite of the Eye Music Supervisor  Less 1987 $225K / —
  • Primary photo for White MischiefWhite Mischief Composer, Conductor, Orchestrator, Writer ("The Alphabet Song")  Less 1987 $5.3MM $3.1MM / —
  • Primary photo for Cry FreedomCry Freedom Composer, Conductor, Music Arranger (score)  Less 1987 $29MM $5.9MM / $26MM
  • Primary photo for 84 Charing Cross Road84 Charing Cross Road Composer, Conductor  Less 1987 $1.1MM / —
  • Primary photo for ClockwiseClockwise Composer  Less 1986 $1.5MM / —
  • Primary photo for Martin's DayMartin's Day Writer ("Sweet Southern Comfort") (uncredited)  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for The Company of WolvesThe Company of Wolves Composer  Less 1984 $2MM $4.4MM / —
  • Primary photo for RunnersRunners Composer, Conductor  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for GandhiGandhi Composer (additional music), Music Conductor, Orchestral Score  Less 1982 $22MM $53MM / $128MM
  • Primary photo for The Tumour PrincipleThe Tumour Principle (Short) Composer  Less 1980 £1K
  • Primary photo for HussyHussy Composer, Conductor  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for Dead EndDead End (Short) Composer  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for Heja Sverige!Heja Sverige! Music ("Chinese Link") (uncredited)  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for Going SteadyGoing Steady Lyrics ("My Little One"), Music ("My Little One")  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for Every Which Way But LooseEvery Which Way But Loose Writer ("Ain't Love Good Tonight") (as G. Howe)  Less 1978 $5MM $106MM / —
  • Primary photo for Lemon PopsicleLemon Popsicle Lyrics ("My Little One"), Music ("My Little One")  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for The Waterloo Bridge HandicapThe Waterloo Bridge Handicap (Short) Composer  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for A Lustful LadyA Lustful Lady (Short) Composer  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for What Became of Jack and Jill?What Became of Jack and Jill? Composer (songs) (as George Howe)  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for Adult FunAdult Fun Music Coordinator  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for Private RoadPrivate Road Henry, Composer  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for The WaitersThe Waiters (Short) Guest  Less 1969
Past Television (56 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for PanoramaPanorama (TV Series) Performer ("Bergerac theme") ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017 1
  • Primary photo for China: Between Clouds and DreamsChina: Between Clouds and Dreams (TV Series) Composer ( 5 episodes, 2016 )  Less 2016 5
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  • Primary photo for Frozen PlanetFrozen Planet (TV Mini-series) Composer ( 7 episodes, 2011 )  Less 2011 7
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  • Primary photo for LifeLife (TV Mini-series) Composer ( 10 episodes, 2009 )  Less 2009 10
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  • Primary photo for Love and Death in ShanghaiLove and Death in Shanghai (TV Movie) Composer  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for BBC PromsBBC Proms (TV Series) Soundtrack ( 1 episode, 2007 )  Less 2007 1
  • Primary photo for Planet EarthPlanet Earth (TV Mini-series) Composer ( 11 episodes, 2006 )  Less 2006 11
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  • Primary photo for Planet Earth: The FuturePlanet Earth: The Future (TV Series) Composer ( 3 episodes, 2006 )  Less 2006 3
  • Primary photo for PridePride (TV Movie) Composer  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for A French AffairA French Affair (TV Movie) Composer  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for The Blue PlanetThe Blue Planet (TV Mini-series) Composer ( 8 episodes, 2001 )  Less 2001 8
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  • Primary photo for Shanghai ViceShanghai Vice (TV Mini-series) Composer  Less 1999– 
  • Primary photo for HBO First LookHBO First Look (TV Series) Lyrics ("How Can I Not Love You") ( 1 episode, 1999 ) , Music ("How Can I Not Love You") ( 1 episode, 1999 )  Less 1999 1
    • Anna and the King: A Modern Epic (Dec 1999) Lyrics ("How Can I Not Love You"), Music ("How Can I Not Love You")  Less
  • Primary photo for Talking Heads 2Talking Heads 2 (TV Mini-series) Composer ( 2 episodes, 1998 )  Less 1998 2
  • Primary photo for Wildlife SpecialsWildlife Specials (TV Series) Composer ( 1 episode, 1997 )  Less 1997 1
  • Primary photo for The Ren & Stimpy ShowThe Ren & Stimpy Show (TV Series) Music ("Valse Moderne") ( 7 episodes, 1991–1994 ) , Music ("Chinese Link 2") ( 1 episode, 1994 ) , Music ("Bonhomie", "Temple Dance") ( 1 episode, 1996 ) , Music ("Hidden Treasures") ( 1 episode, 1995 ) , Music ("Casbah Nights") ( 1 episode, 1994 )  Less 1991–1996 11
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  • Primary photo for Rocko's Modern LifeRocko's Modern Life (TV Series) Music ("Valse Moderne") ( 1 episode, 1995 )  Less 1995 1
  • Primary photo for China: Beyond the CloudsChina: Beyond the Clouds (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Life in the FreezerLife in the Freezer (TV Series) Composer ( 6 episodes, 1993 )  Less 1993 6
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  • Primary photo for BergeracBergerac (TV Series) Composer (Bergerac theme) ( 35 episodes, 1981–1985 ) , Composer (theme music) ( 34 episodes, 1981–1990 ) , Composer (title music) ( 18 episodes, 1988–1991 ) , Composer (incidental music) ( 2 episodes, 1985 )  Less 1981–1991 87
    • All for Love (Dec 26, 1991) Composer (title music)  Less
    • The Lohans (Mar 9, 1991) Composer (title music)  Less
    • The Assassin (Mar 2, 1991) Composer (title music)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Screen TwoScreen Two (TV Series) Composer ( 2 episodes, 1986–1987 ) , Conductor ( 1 episode, 1990 ) , Music Adaptor ( 1 episode, 1990 )  Less 1986–1990 3
  • Primary photo for The Trials of LifeThe Trials of Life (TV Series) Composer ( 12 episodes, 1990 )  Less 1990 12
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  • Primary photo for London PlusLondon Plus (TV Series) Composer ( 1 episode, 1989 )  Less 1989 1
  • Primary photo for Talking HeadsTalking Heads (TV Mini-series) Composer ( 3 episodes, 1988 )  Less 1988 3
  • Primary photo for The 60th Annual Academy AwardsThe 60th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Nominee & Performer, Performer ("Cry Freedom"), Writer ("Cry Freedom")  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for The Monocled MutineerThe Monocled Mutineer (TV Mini-series) Composer ( 4 episodes, 1986 )  Less 1986 4
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  • Primary photo for Call Me MisterCall Me Mister (TV Series) Composer  Less 1986– 
  • Primary photo for Past CaringPast Caring (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for The Jewel in the CrownThe Jewel in the Crown (TV Mini-series) Composer ( 9 episodes, 1984 ) , Additional Music Arranger ( 1 episode, 1984 )  Less 1984 9
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  • Primary photo for Walter & JuneWalter & June (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for An Englishman AbroadAn Englishman Abroad (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Saigon -Year of the Cat-Saigon -Year of the Cat- (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for WalterWalter (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Objects of AffectionObjects of Affection (TV Series) Composer ( 3 episodes, 1982 )  Less 1982 3
  • Primary photo for Play for TomorrowPlay for Tomorrow (TV Series) Composer ( 6 episodes, 1982 )  Less 1982 6
    • Easter 2016 (May 18, 1982) Composer (uncredited)  Less
    • Shades (May 11, 1982) Composer (uncredited)  Less
    • The Nuclear Family (May 4, 1982) Composer (uncredited)  Less
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  • Primary photo for ParoleParole (TV Movie) Composer, Arranger ("Largo Blues") (uncredited)  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for No Country for Old MenNo Country for Old Men (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for BBC2 PlayhouseBBC2 Playhouse (TV Series) Composer ( 1 episode, 1981 )  Less 1981 1
  • Primary photo for The History ManThe History Man (TV Mini-series) Composer ( 4 episodes, 1981 )  Less 1981 4
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  • Primary photo for ShoestringShoestring (TV Series) Composer ( 12 episodes, 1979–1980 ) , Composer (theme music) ( 9 episodes, 1980 )  Less 1979–1980 21
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  • Primary photo for Rain on the RoofRain on the Roof (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for Bloody KidsBloody Kids (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for FoxFox (TV Series) Conductor ( 13 episodes, 1980 ) , Composer ( 13 episodes, 1980 )  Less 1980 13
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  • Primary photo for All Day on the SandsAll Day on the Sands (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for One Fine DayOne Fine Day (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for Afternoon OffAfternoon Off (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for The Old CrowdThe Old Crowd (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for Doris and DoreenDoris and Doreen (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for Me! I'm Afraid of Virginia WoolfMe! I'm Afraid of Virginia Woolf (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for OutOut (TV Series) Composer ( 6 episodes, 1978 )  Less 1978 6
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  • Primary photo for ITV PlayhouseITV Playhouse (TV Series) Composer ( 2 episodes, 1977–1978 )  Less 1977–1978 2
  • Primary photo for BBC2 Play of the WeekBBC2 Play of the Week (TV Series) Composer ( 1 episode, 1978 )  Less 1978 1
  • Primary photo for Plays for BritainPlays for Britain (TV Series) Composer ( 1 episode, 1976 )  Less 1976 1
  • Primary photo for Emmerdale FarmEmmerdale Farm (TV Series) Martin Gimbel ( 18 episodes, 1975–1976 )  Less 1975–1976 18
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  • Primary photo for CheriCheri (TV Series) M. Roland ( 1 episode, 1973 )  Less 1973 1
  • Primary photo for A Day OutA Day Out (TV Movie) Brothers  Less 1972
Self (1 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Music Behind the ScenesMusic Behind the Scenes (TV Mini-series) Himself ( 1 episode )  Less 2001– 

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