Earle Hagen (1919–2008)

Composer | Music Department | Soundtrack
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KNOWN FOR 
The Dick Van Dyke Show (1961-1966) | Make Room for Daddy (1953-1964) | Gomer Pyle: USMC (1964-1969)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 3 nominations More »
AKA 
Earle Hagan | M.S. I. Spencer-Hagen | M.S.I. Spencer-Hagen | M.S. Spencer-Hagen | msi Spencer-Hagen | Spencer-Hagen  Less
BORN 
Jul 9, 1919 (died May 26, 2008)

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Past Film & Video (119 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (93 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for The SimpsonsThe Simpsons (TV Series) Music ("The Fishin' Hole") ( 2 episodes, 1997–2017 ) , Writer ("The Fishin' Hole") ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 1997–2017 3
  • Primary photo for Mystery Science Theater 3000: The ReturnMystery Science Theater 3000: The Return (TV Series) Writer ("The Fishin' Hole") ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017 1
  • Primary photo for ConanConan (TV Series) Writer ("Dick Van Dyke Show Theme") ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015 1
  • Primary photo for California's GoldCalifornia's Gold (TV Series) Music ("Fishin' Hole Theme") ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012 1
    • Whistling Champ (Feb 6, 2012) Music ("Fishin' Hole Theme") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Late Show with David LettermanLate Show with David Letterman (TV Series) Writer ("Harlem Nocturne") ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011 1
    • Episode #19.25 (Oct 12, 2011) Writer ("Harlem Nocturne")  Less
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show with Jay LenoThe Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) Writer ("Theme from 'The Dick Van Dyke Show'") ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011 1
    • Episode #19.144 (May 11, 2011) Writer ("Theme from 'The Dick Van Dyke Show'") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Yu-Gi-Oh! The Abridged SeriesYu-Gi-Oh! The Abridged Series (TV Series) Writer ("The Fishin' Hole") ( 1 episode, 2010 ) , Performer ("The Fishin' Hole") ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010 1
    • Joey Wheeler Ace Attorney (Oct 31, 2010) Performer ("The Fishin' Hole") (uncredited), Writer ("The Fishin' Hole") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for BBC PromsBBC Proms (TV Series) Orchestrator ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010 1
  • Primary photo for Jeopardy!Jeopardy! (TV Series) Writer ("Fishin' Hole Theme") ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010 1
    • Episode #26.88 (Jan 13, 2010) Writer ("Fishin' Hole Theme") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Visiting... with Huell HowserVisiting... with Huell Howser (TV Series) Music ("Fishin' Hole Theme") ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010 1
    • Whistling Champ (Jan 6, 2010) Music ("Fishin' Hole Theme") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Criminal MindsCriminal Minds (TV Series) Writer ("Harlem Nocturne") ( 1 episode, 2007 )  Less 2007 1
    • True Night (Nov 28, 2007) Writer ("Harlem Nocturne")  Less
  • Primary photo for ScrubsScrubs (TV Series) Music ("The Fishin' Hole") ( 1 episode, 2004 )  Less 2004 1
    • My Common Enemy (Oct 19, 2004) Music ("The Fishin' Hole") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for History DetectivesHistory Detectives (TV Series) Music ("The Fishin' Hole") ( 1 episode, 2003 )  Less 2003 1
  • Primary photo for 61*61* (TV Movie) Writer (Theme from "The Andy Griffith Show") (as Earl Hagen)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Boys Will Be BoysBoys Will Be Boys (TV Movie) Orchestrator  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for FriendsFriends (TV Series) Performer ("The Mod Squad") ( 1 episode, 1997 ) , Writer ("The Mod Squad") ( 1 episode, 1997 )  Less 1997 1
    • The One with Joey's New Girlfriend (Oct 30, 1997) Performer ("The Mod Squad") (uncredited), Writer ("The Mod Squad") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Mystery Science Theater 3000Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) Music ("The Fishin' Hole") ( 1 episode, 1996 ) , Writer ("The Dick Van Dyke Show Theme") ( 1 episode, 1992 ) , Writer ("That Girl Theme") ( 1 episode, 1997 )  Less 1992–1997 3
    • The Mole People (Feb 15, 1997) Writer ("That Girl Theme") (uncredited)  Less
    • Escape 2000 (Mar 2, 1996) Music ("The Fishin' Hole")  Less
    • Space Travellers (Jun 6, 1992) Writer ("The Dick Van Dyke Show Theme")  Less
  • Primary photo for Andy Griffith Show ReunionAndy Griffith Show Reunion (TV Special) Composer (original theme)  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Get a LifeGet a Life (TV Series) Writer ("Theme from tt0062589) ( 2 episodes, 1990–1991 )  Less 1990–1991 2
    • Prisoner of Love (Dec 14, 1991) Writer ("Theme from tt0062589)  Less
    • Bored Straight (Dec 2, 1990) Writer ("Theme from tt0062589)  Less
  • Primary photo for Parker Lewis Can't LoseParker Lewis Can't Lose (TV Series) Writer ("The Dick Van Dyke Show Theme") ( 1 episode, 1991 )  Less 1991 1
    • Father Knows Less (Aug 11, 1991) Writer ("The Dick Van Dyke Show Theme") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Mike Hammer: Murder Takes AllMike Hammer: Murder Takes All (TV Movie) Writer ("Harlem Nocturne")  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Mike HammerMike Hammer (TV Series) Composer (theme "Harlem Nocturne") ( 46 episodes, 1984–1987 ) , Composer ( 15 episodes, 1984–1985 )  Less 1984–1987 46
    • A Face in the Night (May 13, 1987) Composer (theme "Harlem Nocturne")  Less
    • Green Lipstick (May 6, 1987) Composer (theme "Harlem Nocturne")  Less
    • A Blinding Fear (Apr 29, 1987) Composer (theme "Harlem Nocturne")  Less
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  • Primary photo for The Return of Mickey Spillane's Mike HammerThe Return of Mickey Spillane's Mike Hammer (TV Movie) Composer, Writer ("Harlem Nocturne")  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Return to MayberryReturn to Mayberry (TV Movie) Composer, Composer (theme music)  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for North Beach and RawhideNorth Beach and Rawhide (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for The Dukes of HazzardThe Dukes of Hazzard (TV Series) Composer ( 39 episodes, 1983–1985 )  Less 1983–1985 39
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  • Primary photo for More Than MurderMore Than Murder (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Murder Me, Murder YouMurder Me, Murder You (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for I Take These MenI Take These Men (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Kangaroos in the KitchenKangaroos in the Kitchen (TV Movie) Composer (theme music)  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Muggable Mary, Street CopMuggable Mary, Street Cop (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Wendy Hooper, U.S. ArmyWendy Hooper, U.S. Army (TV Movie) Composer (theme music)  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for Stand by Your ManStand by Your Man (TV Movie) Composer, Music Director  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for Farewell to the Planet of the ApesFarewell to the Planet of the Apes (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for Ghost of a ChanceGhost of a Chance (TV Short) Composer (theme music)  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for The Hustler of Muscle BeachThe Hustler of Muscle Beach (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for Eight Is EnoughEight Is Enough (TV Series) Composer ( 14 episodes, 1977–1980 )  Less 1977–1980 14
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  • Primary photo for Alex and the Doberman GangAlex and the Doberman Gang (TV Movie) Composer (as Earle Hagen), Composer (theme music)  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for Concrete CowboysConcrete Cowboys (TV Series) Musical Director ( 1 episode, 1979 )  Less 1979 1
  • Primary photo for Ebony, Ivory and JadeEbony, Ivory and Jade (TV Movie) Composer, Conductor  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for Featherstone's NestFeatherstone's Nest (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for BillyBilly (TV Series) Composer ( 1 episode, 1979 )  Less 1979 1
  • Primary photo for The Country Western MurdersThe Country Western Murders (TV Movie) Musical Director (as Earle Hagan)  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for True Grit: A Further AdventureTrue Grit: A Further Adventure (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for Killer on BoardKiller on Board (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for Young Dan'l BooneYoung Dan'l Boone (TV Series) Composer (theme music) ( 2 episodes, 1977 ) , Composer ( 1 episode, 1977 )  Less 1977 2
    • The Game (Oct 4, 1977) Composer (theme music)  Less
    • The Trail Blazer (Sep 12, 1977) Composer, Composer (theme music)  Less
  • Primary photo for Nashville 99Nashville 99 (TV Series) Composer ( 4 episodes, 1977 ) , Composer (theme music) ( 1 episode, 1977 )  Less 1977 4
    • Jolene (Apr 22, 1977) Composer, Composer (theme music)  Less
    • The Fallen Idol (Apr 15, 1977) Composer  Less
    • Joldy (Apr 8, 1977) Composer  Less
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  • Primary photo for Having BabiesHaving Babies (TV Movie) Composer, Conductor, Music ("Paper Bridges")  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for The CheerleadersThe Cheerleaders (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for Mary Hartman, Mary HartmanMary Hartman, Mary Hartman (TV Series) Composer ( 75 episodes, 1976 )  Less 1976 75
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  • Primary photo for Movin' OnMovin' On (TV Series) Composer ( 22 episodes, 1975–1976 )  Less 1975–1976 22
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  • Primary photo for Big EddieBig Eddie (TV Series) Composer  Less 1975– 
  • Primary photo for The RunawaysThe Runaways (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for Planet of the ApesPlanet of the Apes (TV Series) Composer ( 2 episodes, 1974 )  Less 1974 2
  • Primary photo for Doc ElliotDoc Elliot (TV Series) Composer ( 15 episodes, 1973–1974 )  Less 1973–1974 15
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  • Primary photo for Aces UpAces Up (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for The New Perry MasonThe New Perry Mason (TV Series) Composer ( 15 episodes, 1973–1974 )  Less 1973–1974 15
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  • Primary photo for M*A*S*HM*A*S*H (TV Series) Composer ( 1 episode, 1973 )  Less 1973 1
  • Primary photo for The Mod SquadThe Mod Squad (TV Series) Composer (theme music) ( 123 episodes, 1968–1973 ) , Composer ( 42 episodes, 1968–1972 )  Less 1968–1973 123
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  • Primary photo for The Don Rickles ShowThe Don Rickles Show (TV Series) Composer  Less 1972– 
  • Primary photo for That GirlThat Girl (TV Series) Composer (theme music) ( 136 episodes, 1966–1971 ) , Music ("That Girl") ( 81 episodes, 1965–1971 ) , Composer ( 53 episodes, 1965–1971 )  Less 1965–1971 137
    • The Elevated Woman (Mar 19, 1971) Composer, Composer (theme music), Music ("That Girl")  Less
    • Soot Yourself (Mar 12, 1971) Composer, Composer (theme music), Music ("That Girl")  Less
    • Two for the Money (Mar 5, 1971) Composer, Composer (theme music), Music ("That Girl")  Less
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  • Primary photo for Mayberry R.F.D.Mayberry R.F.D. (TV Series) Composer ( 19 episodes, 1968–1971 )  Less 1968–1971 19
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  • Primary photo for Make Room for GranddaddyMake Room for Granddaddy (TV Series) Composer ( 2 episodes, 1970–1971 )  Less 1970–1971 2
  • Primary photo for The New Andy Griffith ShowThe New Andy Griffith Show (TV Series) Composer ( 1 episode, 1971 )  Less 1971 1
  • Primary photo for The MonkThe Monk (TV Movie) Composer, Musical Director  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for The New PeopleThe New People (TV Series) Composer ( 1 episode, 1969 )  Less 1969 1
  • Primary photo for The Guns of Will SonnettThe Guns of Will Sonnett (TV Series) Composer (theme music) ( 50 episodes, 1967–1969 )  Less 1967–1969 50
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  • Primary photo for My Friend TonyMy Friend Tony (TV Series) Composer (theme music) ( 2 episodes, 1969 ) , Composer ( 2 episodes, 1969 ) , Performer ("Theme music") ( 1 episode, 1969 )  Less 1969 5
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  • Primary photo for Gomer Pyle: USMCGomer Pyle: USMC (TV Series) Composer (theme music) ( 150 episodes, 1964–1969 ) , Composer ( 150 episodes, 1964–1969 )  Less 1964–1969 150
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  • Primary photo for I SpyI Spy (TV Series) Composer (theme music) ( 82 episodes, 1965–1968 ) , Composer ( 53 episodes, 1965–1968 ) , Music ("Harlem Nocturne") ( 1 episode, 1966 ) , Music ("The Voice In The Wind") ( 1 episode, 1967 ) , Performer ("Auld Lang Syne") ( 1 episode, 1965 )  Less 1965–1968 82
    • Pinwheel (Apr 15, 1968) Composer, Composer (theme music)  Less
    • Carmelita Is One of Us (Apr 8, 1968) Composer, Composer (theme music)  Less
    • The Spy Business (Apr 1, 1968) Composer (theme music)  Less
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  • Primary photo for The Andy Griffith ShowThe Andy Griffith Show (TV Series) Composer ( 249 episodes, 1960–1968 ) , Performer ("The Fishin' Hole") ( 15 episodes, 1960–1963 ) , Writer ("The Fishin' Hole") ( 14 episodes, 1960–1963 ) , Writer ("The Fishin' Hole", "Mayberry Union High Fight Song") ( 1 episode, 1963 ) , Writer ("The Fishin' Hole", "Hail to Thee, Miss Mayberry") ( 1 episode, 1961 )  Less 1960–1968 249
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  • Primary photo for Get SmartGet Smart (TV Series) Writer ("I Spy theme") ( 1 episode, 1968 )  Less 1968 1
    • Die, Spy (Mar 30, 1968) Writer ("I Spy theme")  Less
  • Primary photo for Accidental FamilyAccidental Family (TV Series) Composer ( 7 episodes, 1967 )  Less 1967 7
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  • Primary photo for Off to See the WizardOff to See the Wizard (TV Series) Conductor ( 2 episodes, 1967 ) , Composer ( 2 episodes, 1967 )  Less 1967 2
    • Gypsy Colt (Dec 15, 1967) Composer, Conductor  Less
    • Rhino (Sep 22, 1967) Composer, Conductor  Less
  • Primary photo for The Danny Thomas HourThe Danny Thomas Hour (TV Series) Musical Director ( 1 episode, 1967 )  Less 1967 1
  • Primary photo for Vacation PlayhouseVacation Playhouse (TV Series) Composer ( 2 episodes, 1963–1967 )  Less 1963–1967 2
  • Primary photo for RangoRango (TV Series) Composer (theme music) ( 17 episodes, 1967 )  Less 1967 17
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  • Primary photo for The Dick Van Dyke ShowThe Dick Van Dyke Show (TV Series) Composer (theme music) ( 158 episodes, 1961–1966 ) , Composer ( 158 episodes, 1961–1966 ) , Composer (additional music) ( 1 episode, 1963 )  Less 1961–1966 158
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  • Primary photo for Valentine's DayValentine's Day (TV Series) Composer ( 1 episode, 1965 )  Less 1965 1
  • Primary photo for The Bill Dana ShowThe Bill Dana Show (TV Series) Composer ( 37 episodes, 1963–1965 ) , Composer (theme music) ( 3 episodes, 1963–1964 ) , Composer ('Jose' theme) ( 2 episodes, 1964 ) , Composer (theme) ( 1 episode, 1964 )  Less 1963–1965 42
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  • Primary photo for Make Room for DaddyMake Room for Daddy (TV Series) Composer ( 279 episodes, 1953–1964 ) , Conductor ( 57 episodes, 1953–1960 ) , Earle - Danny's Bandleader ( 34 episodes, 1955–1963 ) , Performer ("When You're Smiling") ( 1 episode, 1962 ) , Writer ("Down By The Old Mill Stream") ( 1 episode, 1958 ) , Lyrics ("Down By The Old Mill Stream") ( 1 episode, 1958 )  Less 1953–1964 279
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  • Primary photo for It's a Man's WorldIt's a Man's World (TV Series) Composer  Less 1962– 
  • Primary photo for Medicine ManMedicine Man (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1962
  • Primary photo for The Barbara Stanwyck ShowThe Barbara Stanwyck Show (TV Series) Composer (theme music) ( 37 episodes, 1960–1961 ) , Composer ( 1 episode, 1961 )  Less 1960–1961 37
    • A Man's Game (Jul 3, 1961) Composer (theme music)  Less
    • Big Jake (Jun 5, 1961) Composer (theme music)  Less
    • The Hitch-Hiker (May 29, 1961) Composer (theme music)  Less
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  • Primary photo for My Sister EileenMy Sister Eileen (TV Series) Composer (theme music)  Less 1960–1961
  • Primary photo for Guestward Ho!Guestward Ho! (TV Series) Composer ( 1 episode, 1960 )  Less 1960 1
  • Primary photo for Love and MarriageLove and Marriage (TV Series) Composer  Less 1959–1960
  • Primary photo for Dixieland Small-FryDixieland Small-Fry (TV Series) Writer ("Harlem Nocturne") ( 1 episode, 1960 )  Less 1960 1
  • Primary photo for Mister MagooMister Magoo (TV Series) Composer (stock music) ( 2 episodes, 1960 ) , Music ("Navy Grog") ( 1 episode, 1960 )  Less 1960 3
    • Yachtsman Magoo (1960) Music ("Navy Grog") (uncredited)  Less
    • Bar-B-Q Magoo (1960) Composer (stock music) (uncredited)  Less
    • Magoo Meets Frankenstein (1960) Composer (stock music) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Real McCoysThe Real McCoys (TV Series) Composer ( 1 episode, 1957 )  Less 1957 1
  • Primary photo for Hey, Jeannie!Hey, Jeannie! (TV Series) Music Supervisor ( 25 episodes, 1956–1957 )  Less 1956–1957 25
    • Three's a Crowd (Mar 16, 1957) Music Supervisor (as Spencer-Hagen)  Less
    • Jeannie Plays Cupid (Mar 9, 1957) Music Supervisor (as Spencer-Hagen)  Less
    • Jeannie the Policewoman (Mar 2, 1957) Music Supervisor (as Spencer-Hagen)  Less
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  • Primary photo for It's Always JanIt's Always Jan (TV Series) Music Supervisor ( 1 episode, 1956 )  Less 1956 1
    • Guilty Conscience (Feb 25, 1956) Music Supervisor (as Spencer-Hagen)  Less
  • Primary photo for Where's Raymond?Where's Raymond? (TV Series) Composer ( 5 episodes, 1953–1954 )  Less 1953–1954 5
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Self (2 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for TV Land's Top TenTV Land's Top Ten (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2005 )  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for The 2nd Annual TV Land AwardsThe 2nd Annual TV Land Awards (TV Special) Himself  Less 2004
Archive Footage (1 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
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