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Rachel Portman

Composer | Music Department | Soundtrack
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KNOWN FOR 
Never Let Me Go (2010) | Chocolat (2000) | Emma (1996)
AWARDS 
Won 1 Oscar. Another 8 wins & 18 nominations More »
BORN 
Dec 11, 1960 (age 57)

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Projects in Development (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (75 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for A Dog's PurposeA Dog's Purpose Composer (music by)  Less 2017 $22MM $64MM / $165MM
  • Primary photo for Their FinestTheir Finest Composer, Orchestrator  Less 2016 €10MM $3.6MM / —
  • Primary photo for Despite the Falling SnowDespite the Falling Snow Composer  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Remembering ChristmasRemembering Christmas (Short) Composer ("With Love")  Less 2016 €2K
  • Primary photo for RaceRace Composer  Less 2016 $25MM $19MM / —
  • Primary photo for Dolphin Tale 2Dolphin Tale 2 Composer  Less 2014 $36MM $42MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Right Kind of WrongThe Right Kind of Wrong Composer  Less 2013 $2K / —
  • Primary photo for BelleBelle Composer  Less 2013 $11MM $11MM / $17MM
  • Primary photo for ParadiseParadise Composer  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Still LifeStill Life Composer  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Girl RisingGirl Rising Music (Ethiopia and interlinking)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for SaturdaySaturday (Short) Performer ("Story of Grandmere"), Writer ("Story of Grandmere")  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Private PeacefulPrivate Peaceful Composer  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Bel AmiBel Ami Composer  Less 2012 $120K / —
  • Primary photo for The VowThe Vow Composer  Less 2012 $30MM $125MM / $196MM
  • Primary photo for One DayOne Day Composer, Arranger ("Sparkling Day"), Orchestrator  Less 2011 $15MM $14MM / $59MM
  • Primary photo for Snow Flower and the Secret FanSnow Flower and the Secret Fan Composer  Less 2011 $6MM $1.3MM / $11MM
  • Primary photo for Never Let Me GoNever Let Me Go Composer, Orchestrator  Less 2010 $15MM $2.4MM / $9.5MM
  • Primary photo for National Theatre Live: London AssuranceNational Theatre Live: London Assurance Composer  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for I Love You, ManI Love You, Man Performer ("Score from 'Chocolat'"), Writer ("Score from 'Chocolat'")  Less 2009 $40MM $71MM / $92MM
  • Primary photo for The DuchessThe Duchess Composer, Orchestrator, Score Producer  Less 2008 £14MM $14MM / $43MM
  • Primary photo for The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 Composer  Less 2008 $44MM / —
  • Primary photo for Miss PotterMiss Potter Composer (additional music), Orchestrator  Less 2006 $30MM $3MM / —
  • Primary photo for InfamousInfamous Composer, Orchestrator  Less 2006 $13MM $1.2MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Lake HouseThe Lake House Composer (music by)  Less 2006 $40MM $52MM / $115MM
  • Primary photo for It's a Happy Movie: The Children's Making-ofIt's a Happy Movie: The Children's Making-of (Video) Composer  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Twist by PolanskiTwist by Polanski (Video) Herself, Composer, Special Thanks  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Oliver TwistOliver Twist Composer, Orchestrator, Score Producer  Less 2005 €50MM $2MM / $40MM
  • Primary photo for Because of Winn-DixieBecause of Winn-Dixie Composer, Orchestrator  Less 2005 $14MM $33MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Manchurian CandidateThe Manchurian Candidate Composer, Orchestrator  Less 2004 $80MM $66MM / $96MM
  • Primary photo for LardLard (Short) Composer  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Mona Lisa SmileMona Lisa Smile Composer  Less 2003 $65MM $64MM / $141MM
  • Primary photo for The Human StainThe Human Stain Composer, Orchestrator  Less 2003 $30MM $5.4MM / $25MM
  • Primary photo for Singing Behind ScreensSinging Behind Screens Music Advisor  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for The Truth About 'The Truth About Charlie'The Truth About 'The Truth About Charlie' (Video) Composer  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Nicholas NicklebyNicholas Nickleby Composer, Music Producer  Less 2002 $10MM $1.6MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Truth About CharlieThe Truth About Charlie Composer, Orchestrator, Score Producer, Writer ("Charade d'Amour")  Less 2002 $60MM $5.4MM / $7.1MM
  • Primary photo for Hart's WarHart's War Composer  Less 2002 $70MM $19MM / $13MM
  • Primary photo for The Emperor's New ClothesThe Emperor's New Clothes Composer, Orchestrator  Less 2001 $569K / —
  • Primary photo for ChocolatChocolat Composer, Orchestrator, Score Producer  Less 2000 $25MM $72MM / $81MM
  • Primary photo for The Legend of Bagger VanceThe Legend of Bagger Vance Composer, Orchestration  Less 2000 $80MM $31MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Closer You GetThe Closer You Get Composer, Arranger ("Black Is The Color")  Less 2000 $222K / —
  • Primary photo for The Cider House RulesThe Cider House Rules Composer, Orchestrator, Score Producer  Less 1999 $24MM $58MM / $89MM
  • Primary photo for RatcatcherRatcatcher Composer, Orchestrator  Less 1999 $30K $217K / —
  • Primary photo for The Other SisterThe Other Sister Composer, Orchestrator  Less 1999 $35MM $28MM / —
  • Primary photo for Home FriesHome Fries Composer, Orchestrator  Less 1998 $15MM $10MM / —
  • Primary photo for BelovedBeloved Composer, Orchestrator, Lyrics ("Uhuru"), Music ("Uhuru"), Writer ("Little Rice, Little Bean", "Sethe's Lullaby")  Less 1998 $80MM $23MM / —
  • Primary photo for For Richer or PoorerFor Richer or Poorer Writer ("Tango", "Garet Kisses Hattie")  Less 1997 $35MM $32MM / —
  • Primary photo for Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted ChristmasBeauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas (Video) Composer, Writer ("Stories", "As Long As There's Christmas", "Don't Fall in Love", "As Long As There's Christmas (Reprise)", "A Cut Above the Rest", "As Long As There's Christmas (End Title)", "Belle's Magical Gift", "Fife's Yuletide Theme", "The Enchanted Christmas Finale")  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Addicted to LoveAddicted to Love Composer, Orchestrator  Less 1997 $35MM / —
  • Primary photo for Marvin's RoomMarvin's Room Composer, Orchestrator  Less 1996 $23MM $13MM / —
  • Primary photo for EmmaEmma Composer, Orchestrator, Arranger ("Deck the Halls with Boughs of Holly")  Less 1996 $6MM $22MM / $16MM
  • Primary photo for The Adventures of PinocchioThe Adventures of Pinocchio Composer, Arranger ("All For One")  Less 1996 $25MM $15MM / $36MM
  • Primary photo for PalookavillePalookaville Composer, Orchestrator  Less 1995 $315K / —
  • Primary photo for Feast of JulyFeast of July Writer ("QUEEN'S HUSSARS", "HARVEST SUPPER", "LONGWAY SET", "HARVEST WALTZ", "CORN RIGGS", "HASTE OF WEDDING", "BOATMAN'S SONG")  Less 1995 $293K / —
  • Primary photo for To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, Julie NewmarTo Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar Composer, Orchestrator  Less 1995 $36MM / $48MM
  • Primary photo for SmokeSmoke Composer, Orchestrator  Less 1995 $7MM $8.3MM / —
  • Primary photo for A Pyromaniac's Love StoryA Pyromaniac's Love Story Composer  Less 1995 $468K / —
  • Primary photo for Great Moments in AviationGreat Moments in Aviation Composer  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for War of the ButtonsWar of the Buttons Composer, Orchestrator (uncredited)  Less 1994 $13K / —
  • Primary photo for The Road to WellvilleThe Road to Wellville Composer, Orchestrator, Writer ("Laughing Song", "The San Waltz")  Less 1994 $25MM $6.5MM / —
  • Primary photo for Only YouOnly You Composer, Orchestrator  Less 1994 $20MM / —
  • Primary photo for SirensSirens Composer, Orchestrator  Less 1994 $7.8MM / —
  • Primary photo for FriendsFriends Composer  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for The Joy Luck ClubThe Joy Luck Club Composer, Orchestrator  Less 1993 $11MM $33MM / —
  • Primary photo for Benny & JoonBenny & Joon Composer, Orchestrator  Less 1993 $23MM / —
  • Primary photo for Ethan FromeEthan Frome Composer  Less 1993 $296K / —
  • Primary photo for Used PeopleUsed People Composer, Orchestrator  Less 1992 $16MM $18MM / —
  • Primary photo for Rebecca's DaughtersRebecca's Daughters Composer  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Where Angels Fear to TreadWhere Angels Fear to Tread Composer, Orchestrator  Less 1991 $1.4MM / —
  • Primary photo for Life Is SweetLife Is Sweet Composer, Soundtrack ("Happy Holidays")  Less 1990 $1.5MM / —
  • Primary photo for 90 Degrees South90 Degrees South Composer  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for ReflectionsReflections Composer  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Experience Preferred... But Not EssentialExperience Preferred... But Not Essential Composer  Less 1982 $1.1MM / —
  • Primary photo for PrivilegedPrivileged Composer, Musical Director  Less 1982
Past Television (35 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Reel IconicReel Iconic (TV Mini-series) Soundtrack ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015 1
  • Primary photo for BessieBessie (TV Movie) Composer, Orchestrator  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for His WayHis Way (TV Movie) Composer  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Über die Anden bis ans Ende der WeltÜber die Anden bis ans Ende der Welt (TV Movie) Composer  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Grey GardensGrey Gardens (TV Movie) Composer  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Lost in Austen: Behind the ScenesLost in Austen: Behind the Scenes (TV Movie) Soundtrack ("Harriet's Portrait")  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Define NormalDefine Normal (TV Series) Composer  Less 2005– 
  • Primary photo for Great PerformancesGreat Performances (TV Series) Music By ( 1 episode, 2004 ) , Musical Director ( 1 episode, 2004 )  Less 2004 1
  • Primary photo for The Real Jane AustenThe Real Jane Austen (TV Movie) Soundtrack ("Sewing and Archery", "Harriet's Portrait", "Celery Root", "Frank Churchill Arrives")  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for ESPN SportsCenturyESPN SportsCentury (TV Series) Writer ("Theme from tt0124315") ( 1 episode, 2000 )  Less 2000 1
    • Babe Ruth (Jul 27, 2000) Writer ("Theme from tt0124315")  Less
  • Primary photo for One Taste Is Never Enough... The Pleasures of 'Chocolat'One Taste Is Never Enough... The Pleasures of 'Chocolat' (TV Movie) Herself - Composer, Special Thanks  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Mr. Wakefield's CrusadeMr. Wakefield's Crusade (TV Series) Composer  Less 1992– 
  • Primary photo for Elizabeth RElizabeth R (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Screen TwoScreen Two (TV Series) Composer ( 2 episodes, 1990–1992 ) , Musician ( 1 episode, 1990 )  Less 1990–1992 2
  • Primary photo for The Cloning of Joanna MayThe Cloning of Joanna May (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for The Storyteller: Greek MythsThe Storyteller: Greek Myths (TV Mini-series) Composer ( 4 episodes, 1991 )  Less 1991 4
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  • Primary photo for ScreenplayScreenplay (TV Series) Composer ( 3 episodes, 1987–1990 )  Less 1987–1990 3
  • Primary photo for Shoot to KillShoot to Kill (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Oranges Are Not the Only FruitOranges Are Not the Only Fruit (TV Mini-series) Composer ( 3 episodes, 1990 )  Less 1990 3
  • Primary photo for The WidowmakerThe Widowmaker (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for The Woman in BlackThe Woman in Black (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Nice WorkNice Work (TV Mini-series) Composer ( 4 episodes, 1989 )  Less 1989 4
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  • Primary photo for The Jim Henson HourThe Jim Henson Hour (TV Series) Composer ( 2 episodes, 1989 )  Less 1989 2
  • Primary photo for Wonderworks: Young Charlie ChaplinWonderworks: Young Charlie Chaplin (TV Series) Composer  Less 1989– 
  • Primary photo for Living with DinosaursLiving with Dinosaurs (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Precious BanePrecious Bane (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for The StorytellerThe Storyteller (TV Series) Composer ( 9 episodes, 1987–1988 )  Less 1987–1988 9
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  • Primary photo for The Short & CurliesThe Short & Curlies (TV Short) Composer  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for 1914 All Out1914 All Out (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for The Falklands War: The Untold StoryThe Falklands War: The Untold Story (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for A Little PrincessA Little Princess (TV Mini-series) Composer  Less 1986– 
  • Primary photo for Good as GoldGood as Gold (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Four Days in JulyFour Days in July (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Sharma and BeyondSharma and Beyond (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Last Day of SummerLast Day of Summer (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1984
Self (5 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE

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