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 & 34 nominations More »
AKA 
George Howe
BORN 
Oct 19, 1950 (age 67)

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Past Film & Video (115 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 IllusionistThe Illusionist Writer ("Les Follies") (as G. Fenton)  Less 2010 £11MM $2.2MM / $6MM
  • 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, Orchestrator  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 Going SteadyGoing Steady Lyrics ("My Little One"), Music ("My Little One")  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for Heja Sverige!Heja Sverige! Music ("Chinese Link") (uncredited)  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), 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), Composer (theme music) (34 episodes, 1981), Composer (title music) (18 episodes, 1988), 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 (3 episodes, 1985), Conductor (1 episode, 1990), Music Adaptor (1 episode, 1990)  Less 1985–1990 4
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  • 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), 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)  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)  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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