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John Addison (I) (1920–1998)

Music Department | Composer | Soundtrack
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KNOWN FOR 
Murder, She Wrote (1984-1996) | Sleuth (1972) | A Bridge Too Far (1977)
AWARDS 
Won 1 Oscar. Another 10 wins & 5 nominations More »
AKA 
Jock Addison
NICKNAME  
Jock
BORN 
Mar 16, 1920 (died Dec 7, 1998)

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Past Film & Video (74 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for 'Torn Curtain' Rising'Torn Curtain' Rising (Video) Composer  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Music for the Movies: Bernard HerrmannMusic for the Movies: Bernard Herrmann Writer ("Torn Curtain")  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for ResurrectedResurrected Music ("Reach for the Sky") (uncredited)  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Code Name: EmeraldCode Name: Emerald Composer  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Grace QuigleyGrace Quigley Composer, Conductor (uncredited), Orchestrator  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Strange InvadersStrange Invaders Composer  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for The PilotThe Pilot Composer, Conductor  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for A Bridge Too FarA Bridge Too Far Composer, Conductor  Less 1977 $26MM $51MM
  • Primary photo for Joseph AndrewsJoseph Andrews Composer, Conductor  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for The Seven-Per-Cent SolutionThe Seven-Per-Cent Solution Composer, Conductor, Arranger ("Valse Sentimental") (uncredited)  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for SwashbucklerSwashbuckler Composer, Conductor  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for Ride a Wild PonyRide a Wild Pony Composer, Arranger ("In the Good Old Summertime") (uncredited)  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for Rape VictimsRape Victims Writer ("Love Theme" from tt0057590 motion picture soundtrack) (uncredited)  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for The ConcertThe Concert (Short) Composer  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for Dead CertDead Cert Composer, Conductor  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for LutherLuther Conductor, Music Arranger  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for SleuthSleuth Composer, Conductor, Music Arranger  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for Cry of the PenguinsCry of the Penguins Composer, Conductor  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for Brotherly LoveBrotherly Love Composer  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for Start the Revolution Without MeStart the Revolution Without Me Composer, Conductor  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for Twisted NerveTwisted Nerve Writer ("Madeleine") (uncredited)  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for The Charge of the Light BrigadeThe Charge of the Light Brigade Composer, Arranger ("My Heart's In The Highlands", "Pretty Poll Polka", "Standard Bearer Quadrille", "Gallop", "From Greenland's Icy Mountains") (uncredited)  Less 1968 $8MM
  • Primary photo for Smashing TimeSmashing Time Composer, Additional Lyrics, Conductor, Lyrics ("It's Always Your Fault"), Music ("Smashing Time", "Carnaby Street", "Waiting For My Friend", "New Clothes", "It's Always Your Fault", "While I'm Still Young", "Day Out", "Trouble", "The Morning After", "Baby Don't Go", "Swinging Thru London")  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for The Honey PotThe Honey Pot Composer, Conductor  Less 1967 $6MM
  • Primary photo for Time Lost and Time RememberedTime Lost and Time Remembered Composer, Conductor  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for Torn CurtainTorn Curtain Composer, Conductor (uncredited), Writer ("Torn Curtain (Main Title)", "Torn Curtain Love Theme (End Title)")  Less 1966 $6MM
  • Primary photo for A Fine MadnessA Fine Madness Composer  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for The UncleThe Uncle Composer, Conductor  Less 1965
  • Primary photo for The Loved OneThe Loved One Composer, Conductor  Less 1965
  • Primary photo for The PeachesThe Peaches (Short) Composer, Conductor  Less 1965
  • Primary photo for The Amorous Adventures of Moll FlandersThe Amorous Adventures of Moll Flanders Composer, Conductor, Writer ("Theme from the Amorous Adventures of Moll Flanders")  Less 1965
  • Primary photo for Guns at BatasiGuns at Batasi Composer, Conductor  Less 1964
  • Primary photo for Girl with Green EyesGirl with Green Eyes Composer, Conductor  Less 1964
  • Primary photo for The Model Murder CaseThe Model Murder Case Composer, Conductor  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for Tom JonesTom Jones Composer, Supervisor (restoration) (version: restored), Music Conductor  Less 1963 $1MM
  • Primary photo for The Loneliness of the Long Distance RunnerThe Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner Composer, Conductor, Music Arranger  Less 1962
  • Primary photo for Go to BlazesGo to Blazes Composer, Conductor  Less 1962
  • Primary photo for His and HersHis and Hers Composer  Less 1961
  • Primary photo for A Taste of HoneyA Taste of Honey Composer, Conductor, Music ("Baby Face Rock") (uncredited)  Less 1961
  • Primary photo for A French MistressA French Mistress Composer, Composer (song "Madeleine"), Conductor, Writer ("Madeleine") (uncredited)  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for The EntertainerThe Entertainer Composer, Conductor, Music ("Why Should I Care?", "Let's Rock", "Hide Your Face, Mum", "Thank God I'm Normal") (uncredited)  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for School for ScoundrelsSchool for Scoundrels Composer, Conductor  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for Man in a Cocked HatMan in a Cocked Hat Composer, Conductor  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for Look Back in AngerLook Back in Anger Music Supervisor  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for Hell, Heaven or HobokenHell, Heaven or Hoboken Composer, Conductor  Less 1958
  • Primary photo for Lucky JimLucky Jim Composer, Music Director  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for The ShiraleeThe Shiralee Composer  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for All at SeaAll at Sea Composer  Less 1957 $659K
  • Primary photo for Cat GirlCat Girl Composer (stock music) (uncredited)  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for Three Men in a BoatThree Men in a Boat Composer  Less 1956
  • Primary photo for It's Great to Be Young!It's Great to Be Young! Writer ("Scherzo")  Less 1956
  • Primary photo for Reach for the SkyReach for the Sky Composer  Less 1956 £380K
  • Primary photo for Private's ProgressPrivate's Progress Composer, Music Director  Less 1956
  • Primary photo for John and JulieJohn and Julie Composer (stock music) (uncredited)  Less 1955
  • Primary photo for The Cockleshell HeroesThe Cockleshell Heroes Composer, Arranger ("A Life on the Ocean Wave") (uncredited)  Less 1955
  • Primary photo for Touch and GoTouch and Go Composer  Less 1955
  • Primary photo for Make Me an OfferMake Me an Offer Composer, Conductor  Less 1955
  • Primary photo for Josephine and MenJosephine and Men Composer  Less 1955
  • Primary photo for That LadyThat Lady Composer  Less 1955
  • Primary photo for One Good TurnOne Good Turn Composer  Less 1955
  • Primary photo for The Black KnightThe Black Knight Composer  Less 1954
  • Primary photo for High and DryHigh and Dry Composer  Less 1954
  • Primary photo for The End of the RoadThe End of the Road Composer, Conductor  Less 1954
  • Primary photo for ParatrooperParatrooper Composer  Less 1953 $700K
  • Primary photo for The Man BetweenThe Man Between Composer, Music ("The Man Between Theme") (uncredited)  Less 1953
  • Primary photo for Terror on a TrainTerror on a Train Composer, Conductor  Less 1953 $975K
  • Primary photo for The Hour of 13The Hour of 13 Composer, Conductor  Less 1952
  • Primary photo for Brandy for the ParsonBrandy for the Parson Composer, Conductor  Less 1952 £40K
  • Primary photo for Operation HurricaneOperation Hurricane (Short) Composer  Less 1952
  • Primary photo for High TreasonHigh Treason Composer  Less 1951
  • Primary photo for Pool of LondonPool of London Composer  Less 1951
  • Primary photo for Seven Days to NoonSeven Days to Noon Composer  Less 1950
  • Primary photo for Brighton RockBrighton Rock Arranger ("More Than Ever"), Music ("Hello Hello!") (uncredited)  Less 1947 $224K
  • Primary photo for Fame Is the SpurFame Is the Spur Musician (The Chopin Prelude) (as Jock Addison)  Less 1947
Past Television (37 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for BBC PromsBBC Proms (TV Series) Soundtrack (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007 1
  • Primary photo for Murder, She WroteMurder, She Wrote (TV Series) Composer (theme) (248 episodes, 1984–1996), Composer (theme music) (14 episodes, 1984–1994), Composer (1 episode, 1984)  Less 1984–1996 263
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  • Primary photo for The Phantom of the OperaThe Phantom of the Opera (TV Mini-series) Conductor (2 episodes, 1990), Composer (2 episodes, 1990)  Less 1990 2
  • Primary photo for Beryl Markham: A Shadow on the SunBeryl Markham: A Shadow on the Sun (TV Movie) Composer, Conductor  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Strange VoicesStrange Voices (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for DisneylandDisneyland (TV Series) Composer (2 episodes, 1986–1987), Conductor (1 episode, 1986)  Less 1986–1987 2
  • Primary photo for Amazing StoriesAmazing Stories (TV Series) Composer (2 episodes, 1986)  Less 1986 2
  • Primary photo for Something in CommonSomething in Common (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Dead Man's FollyDead Man's Folly (TV Movie) Composer, Conductor (uncredited)  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Thirteen at DinnerThirteen at Dinner (TV Movie) Composer, Conductor (uncredited)  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Ellis IslandEllis Island (TV Mini-series) Composer (3 episodes, 1984)  Less 1984 3
  • Primary photo for I Was a Mail Order BrideI Was a Mail Order Bride (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for The Devlin ConnectionThe Devlin Connection (TV Series) Composer  Less 1982– 
  • Primary photo for Charles & Diana: A Royal Love StoryCharles & Diana: A Royal Love Story (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Eleanor, First Lady of the WorldEleanor, First Lady of the World (TV Movie) Composer, Conductor  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Mistress of ParadiseMistress of Paradise (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for Nero WolfeNero Wolfe (TV Series) Composer (14 episodes, 1981)  Less 1981 14
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  • Primary photo for Love's Savage FuryLove's Savage Fury (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for The Power WithinThe Power Within (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for Like Normal PeopleLike Normal People (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for CentennialCentennial (TV Mini-series) Composer (12 episodes, 1978–1979)  Less 1978–1979 12
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  • Primary photo for The Eddie Capra MysteriesThe Eddie Capra Mysteries (TV Series) Composer (theme music) (12 episodes, 1978–1979), Composer (1 episode, 1978)  Less 1978–1979 12
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  • Primary photo for The French Atlantic AffairThe French Atlantic Affair (TV Mini-series) Composer (3 episodes, 1979)  Less 1979 3
  • Primary photo for PearlPearl (TV Mini-series) Composer (3 episodes, 1978)  Less 1978 3
  • Primary photo for The BastardThe Bastard (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for A Death in CanaanA Death in Canaan (TV Movie) Music Arranger, Arranger ("Yankee Doodle") (uncredited), Music ("Canaan Rock") (uncredited)  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for Black BeautyBlack Beauty (TV Mini-series) Composer  Less 1978– 
  • Primary photo for GradyGrady (TV Series) Composer (2 episodes, 1975)  Less 1975 2
  • Primary photo for A Journey to LondonA Journey to London (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for Play for TodayPlay for Today (TV Series) Composer (1 episode, 1974)  Less 1974 1
  • Primary photo for BellamiraBellamira (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for ITV Saturday Night TheatreITV Saturday Night Theatre (TV Series) Music Composer (1 episode, 1970)  Less 1970 1
    • Hamlet (Nov 17, 1970) Music Composer  Less
  • Primary photo for HamletHamlet (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for The Hollywood PalaceThe Hollywood Palace (TV Series) Writer ("Waiting For My Friend") (1 episode, 1968)  Less 1968 1
    • Episode #5.26 (Mar 30, 1968) Writer ("Waiting For My Friend")  Less
  • Primary photo for DetectiveDetective (TV Series) Composer (theme music) (17 episodes, 1964), Composer (1 episode, 1964)  Less 1964 18
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  • Primary photo for Sherlock HolmesSherlock Holmes (TV Series) Composer (theme music) (1 episode, 1964)  Less 1964 1
  • Primary photo for Sambo and the Snow MountainsSambo and the Snow Mountains (TV Short) Composer (Music Specially Composed By), Conductor  Less 1961
Self (3 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS

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