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Craig Armstrong (II)

Soundtrack | Composer | Music Department
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KNOWN FOR 
Love Actually (2003) | Moulin Rouge! (2001) | Kiss of the Dragon (2001)
AWARDS 
Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 11 wins & 11 nominations More »
BORN 
Apr 29, 1959 (age 58)
WORK HISTORY *
Theater | Film | Television
JOB TYPES *
Production
* Starred info submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume (has not been verified by IMDb).

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Past Film & Video (65 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Bridget Jones's BabyBridget Jones's Baby Composer (music by), Musician (guitar), Musician (piano)  Less 2016 $35MM $24MM
  • Primary photo for SnowdenSnowden Composer, Musician (piano), Soundtrack ("Secret Downloading"), Producer ("Secret Downloading"), Writer ("Secret Downloading")  Less 2016 $40MM $21MM
  • Primary photo for Me Before YouMe Before You Composer, Musician (piano)  Less 2016 $20MM $56MM
  • Primary photo for Victor FrankensteinVictor Frankenstein Composer, Musician (piano), Arranger ("Unter Donner und Blitz, Op. 324", "Valse Bleue", "Marche Militaire No. 1, Op. 51", "Waltz from 'Coppélia'", "España Waltz, Op. 236", "Les Patineurs Valse, Op. 183")  Less 2015 $40MM $5.8MM
  • Primary photo for Far from the Madding CrowdFar from the Madding Crowd Composer  Less 2015 £12MM $12MM
  • Primary photo for DreamlandDreamland (Short) Composer  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for MommyMommy Performer ("Childhood"), Writer ("Childhood")  Less 2014 $3.5MM
  • Primary photo for Tobias and the Half-PariahTobias and the Half-Pariah Soundtrack ("Let's Go to Town", "Dead Myrtle")  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for The Great GatsbyThe Great Gatsby Composer, Orchestrator, Writer ("Into The Past", "Can't Repeat The Past", "Infinite Hope", "Daisy's Theme")  Less 2013 $105MM $145MM
  • Primary photo for Laurence AnywaysLaurence Anyways Performer ("Let's Go Out Tonight"), Writer ("Let's Go Out Tonight")  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Something from Nothing: The Art of RapSomething from Nothing: The Art of Rap Writer ("Smash Sumthin")  Less 2012 $288K
  • Primary photo for In TimeIn Time Composer, Music Arranger, Musician (piano and keyboards)  Less 2011 $40MM $38MM
  • Primary photo for What's Your Number?What's Your Number? Writer ("Motor City")  Less 2011 $20MM $14MM
  • Primary photo for NedsNeds Composer  Less 2010 £4MM
  • Primary photo for Wall Street: Money Never SleepsWall Street: Money Never Sleeps Composer, Music Arranger, Orchestrator, Performer ("BALL"), Writer ("BALL")  Less 2010 $70MM $52MM
  • Primary photo for Clash of the TitansClash of the Titans Writer ("Io's Theme")  Less 2010 $125MM $163MM
  • Primary photo for Desert FlowerDesert Flower Music ("Without You (Glenn Morrison Remix)")  Less 2009 $44K
  • Primary photo for Madonna: Celebration - The Video CollectionMadonna: Celebration - The Video Collection (Video) Music Arranger (songs)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for The Day After PeaceThe Day After Peace Composer  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for The Incredible HulkThe Incredible Hulk Composer, Orchestrator, Performer ("Bruce Goes Home") (uncredited), Writer ("Bruce Goes Home") (uncredited)  Less 2008 $150MM $135MM
  • Primary photo for Elizabeth: The Golden AgeElizabeth: The Golden Age Composer, Orchestrator  Less 2007 $55MM $16MM
  • Primary photo for The Fear (El Miedo)The Fear (El Miedo) Composer (stock music)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Crossing the LineCrossing the Line Composer (additional music)  Less 2006 $9K
  • Primary photo for World Trade CenterWorld Trade Center Composer, Orchestrator  Less 2006 $63MM $70MM
  • Primary photo for Everyone Is Beautiful John Galliano ShowEveryone Is Beautiful John Galliano Show (Video) Composer  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Must Love DogsMust Love Dogs Composer  Less 2005 $30MM $44MM
  • Primary photo for Fever PitchFever Pitch Composer  Less 2005 $30MM $42MM
  • Primary photo for 16mm Mystery16mm Mystery (Short) Soundtrack ("Ruthless Gravity")  Less 2004 $40K
  • Primary photo for Layer CakeLayer Cake Performer ("Ruthless Gravity"), Writer ("Ruthless Gravity")  Less 2004 £4MM $2.3MM
  • Primary photo for Chanel N°5: The FilmChanel N°5: The Film (Short) Composer (music arranged by)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for RayRay Composer, Choral Arranger, Musician (piano solo), Orchestrator, Original Score Arranger, Original Score Producer  Less 2004 $40MM $75MM
  • Primary photo for WimbledonWimbledon Performer ("Ball"), Writer ("Ball")  Less 2004 $31MM $17MM
  • Primary photo for The ClearingThe Clearing Composer  Less 2004 $5.8MM
  • Primary photo for Love ActuallyLove Actually Composer, Musician (guitar), Musician (piano), Orchestrator, Score Arranger, Score Producer  Less 2003 $40MM $59MM
  • Primary photo for Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of LifeLara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life Producer ("Lab Scene"), Writer ("Lab Scene")  Less 2003 $95MM $66MM
  • Primary photo for Body to BodyBody to Body Soundtrack ("This Love")  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Hide & Seek (Vogue)Hide & Seek (Vogue) (Short) Composer  Less 2003 £50K
  • Primary photo for BenjamimBenjamim Performer ("Laura's Theme")  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for The Magdalene SistersThe Magdalene Sisters Composer, Conductor, Music Arranger  Less 2002 $4.9MM
  • Primary photo for The Quiet AmericanThe Quiet American Composer (original music), Lyrics ("Song for Phuong"), Writer ("Song for Phuong")  Less 2002 $30MM $13MM
  • Primary photo for Red MudRed Mud (Short) Soundtrack  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Al cuoreAl cuore (Short) Composer  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Kiss of the DragonKiss of the Dragon Composer, Music Arranger (vocals), Orchestra Arranger, Programmer (orchestra), Score Arranger, Arranger ("As If You Said Nothing"), Performer ("As If You Said Nothing"), Producer ("As If You Said Nothing"), Writer ("As If You Said Nothing")  Less 2001 $25MM $37MM
  • Primary photo for Lara Croft: Tomb RaiderLara Croft: Tomb Raider Performer ("Inhaler"), Writer ("Inhaler")  Less 2001 $115MM $131MM
  • Primary photo for Moulin Rouge!Moulin Rouge! Composer, Music Arranger, Producer ("Nature Boy", "Sparkling Diamonds", "Your Song", "One Day I'll Fly Away", "Elephant Love Medley", "Come What May", "Fool To Believe", "The Show Must Go On"), Writer ("Fool To Believe")  Less 2001 $50MM $57MM
  • Primary photo for ComplicityComplicity Performer ("Ball"), Writer ("Ball")  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for The DancerThe Dancer Performer ("Let's go out tonight") (as Craig Armonstrong)  Less 2000 FRF 77MM
  • Primary photo for Long HaulLong Haul (Short) Writer ("Weather Storm")  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Bad CompanyBad Company Writer ("Rise")  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Madonna: The Video Collection 93:99Madonna: The Video Collection 93:99 (Video) Conductor (string arrangement) (videos: Secret"/"Take a Bow"/"Frozen"/"The Power of Good-Bye), Performer ("Secret", "Take a Bow", "Frozen", "The Power of Good-Bye")  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for The Bone CollectorThe Bone Collector Composer, Performer ("McKenzie"), Writer ("McKenzie")  Less 1999 $73MM $66MM
  • Primary photo for One Day in SeptemberOne Day in September Composer (additional music), Performer ("Glasgow", "Rise", "Short Piece 12"), Writer ("Glasgow", "Rise", "Short Piece 12")  Less 1999 $155K
  • Primary photo for Plunkett & MacleanePlunkett & Macleane Composer, Musician (piano), Orchestrator, Performer ("No 9", "Childhood", "Hypnotic", "Houses in Motion", "Revelations"), Writer ("No 9", "Childhood", "Hypnotic", "Revelations")  Less 1999 $471K
  • Primary photo for Best Laid PlansBest Laid Plans Composer, Conductor, Musician (piano), Orchestrator, Writer ("Twisted Mess")  Less 1999 $7MM $26K
  • Primary photo for Your CountryYour Country (Video) Composer  Less 1999 £15K
  • Primary photo for Cruel IntentionsCruel Intentions Performer ("This Love"), Writer ("This Love")  Less 1999 $10MM $38MM
  • Primary photo for Madonna: FrozenMadonna: Frozen (Video) String Arrangement, Performer ("Frozen")  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Madonna: The Power of Good-ByeMadonna: The Power of Good-Bye (Video) String Arrangement, Performer ("The Power Of Good-Bye")  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Alice and MartinAlice and Martin Performer ("Laura's Theme"), Writer ("Laura's Theme")  Less 1998 $498K
  • Primary photo for OrphansOrphans Composer  Less 1998 $50K
  • Primary photo for The NegotiatorThe Negotiator Performer ("Rise" (1998)), Writer ("Rise" (1998))  Less 1998 $50MM $44MM
  • Primary photo for Romeo + JulietRomeo + Juliet Arranger ("Slow Movement"), Writer ("Slow Movement")  Less 1996 $14MM $46MM
  • Primary photo for FridgeFridge (Short) Composer  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Madonna: SecretMadonna: Secret (Video) Conductor (string arrangement) (videos: Secret"/"Take a Bow"/"Frozen"/"The Power of Good-Bye), Performer ("Secret")  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Madonna: Take a BowMadonna: Take a Bow (Video) Conductor, Performer ("Take a Bow")  Less 1994
Past Television (16 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for The Untold History of the United StatesThe Untold History of the United States (TV Series) Composer (9 episodes, 2012–2013)  Less 2012–2013 9
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  • Primary photo for So You Think You Can DanceSo You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) Music ("Ruthless Gravity") (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
  • Primary photo for How I Met Your MotherHow I Met Your Mother (TV Series) Soundtrack (1 episode, 2010), Performer ("PM's Love Theme") (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
    • The Wedding Bride (May 17, 2010) Soundtrack ("PM's Love Theme") (uncredited), Performer ("PM's Love Theme") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for L'évasionL'évasion (TV Movie) Performer ("Let it be Love"), Writer ("Let it be Love") (as C. Armstrong)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for The Nostalgia CriticThe Nostalgia Critic (TV Series) Music ("Escape") (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008 1
  • Primary photo for Monsters We MetMonsters We Met (TV Series) Composer (2 episodes, 2007), Composer (additional music) (2 episodes, 2007), Performer ("Revelations") (2 episodes, 2007), Writer ("Revelations") (2 episodes, 2007)  Less 2007 2
    • The End of Eden (Aug 1, 2007) Composer (uncredited), Composer (additional music) (uncredited), Performer ("Revelations"), Writer ("Revelations")  Less
    • The Eternal Frontier (Jul 18, 2007) Composer (uncredited), Composer (additional music) (uncredited), Performer ("Revelations"), Writer ("Revelations")  Less
  • Primary photo for Verbotene LiebeVerbotene Liebe (TV Series) Performer ("Choral Ending") (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006 1
    • Episode #1.2702 (Jun 6, 2006) Performer ("Choral Ending")  Less
  • Primary photo for Ha-ShminiyaHa-Shminiya (TV Series) Performer ("Stay (Faraway, So Close!)") (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006 1
    • Kama Kama? (Feb 1, 2006) Performer ("Stay (Faraway, So Close!)") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Monkey DustMonkey Dust (TV Series) Performer ("This Love") (1 episode)  Less 2003–2005 1
    • Episode #2.5 Performer ("This Love") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Victoria Cross: For ValourThe Victoria Cross: For Valour (TV Movie) Composer (closing music)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Close Encounters with Keith BarryClose Encounters with Keith Barry (TV Series) Composer  Less 2003– 
  • Primary photo for Six Feet UnderSix Feet Under (TV Series) Performer ("Let's Go Out Tonight") (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001 1
    • The Room (Jul 8, 2001) Performer ("Let's Go Out Tonight")  Less
  • Primary photo for La montagna cavaLa montagna cava (TV Short) Composer  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Wie is de mol?Wie is de mol? (TV Series) Performer ("New York City")  Less 1999– 
  • Primary photo for London BridgeLondon Bridge (TV Series) Composer (6 episodes, 1996)  Less 1996 6
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  • Primary photo for Winners and LosersWinners and Losers (TV Mini-series) Composer (3 episodes, 1989)  Less 1989 3
Self (6 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS

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Additional Credits (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

FilmCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • Elizabeth: The Golden Age * – Score supervisor Shekhar Kapur

Education (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

FORMAL EDUCATIONYEARCITY/STATE
  • Royal Academy of Music, London * – Composition 1989 London

Prior Job Titles (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

TITLE
  • Composer Personal Assistant *
  • Score Supervisor *
  • Music Co-ordinator *
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