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Jay Gruska

Composer | Soundtrack | Music Department
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KNOWN FOR 
Supernatural (2005-2017) | Charmed (1998-2006) | Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (1993-1997)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 2 nominations More »
BORN 
Apr 23, 1952 (age 65)

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Past Film & Video (21 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for The AtaxianThe Ataxian Special Thanks  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Supernatural: Supernatural Theater, Staging the 200th EpisodeSupernatural: Supernatural Theater, Staging the 200th Episode (Video) Himself, Special Thanks  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for American Pie 2American Pie 2 Score Supervisor  Less 2001 $30MM $145MM
  • Primary photo for LandfallLandfall Composer  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for BellyfruitBellyfruit Composer  Less 1999 $1MM
  • Primary photo for Waiting for WoodyWaiting for Woody (Short) Composer  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Mo' MoneyMo' Money Composer  Less 1992 $15MM $40MM
  • Primary photo for The Cutting EdgeThe Cutting Edge Producer ("Turning Circles"), Writer ("Turning Circles")  Less 1992 $25MM
  • Primary photo for StellaStella Writer ("One More Cheer")  Less 1990 $20MM
  • Primary photo for SingSing Composer  Less 1989 $12MM $2.3MM
  • Primary photo for Shadow DancingShadow Dancing Composer, Writer ("Make It Up", "Shadow Dance", "Boy's Ballet")  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for TraxxTraxx Composer, Producer ("Ain't Gonna Take it Anymore"), Writer ("Ain't Gonna Take it Anymore", "Riggatoni Baloney", "Everybody Knows It")  Less 1988 $6.5MM
  • Primary photo for The PrincipalThe Principal Composer, Writer ("Livin' in the Line of Fire", "Straight Into the Fire", "Our Own Eyes", "Morning Light")  Less 1987 $20MM
  • Primary photo for Adventures in BabysittingAdventures in Babysitting Lyrics ("Just Can't Stop"), Music ("Just Can't Stop"), Producer ("Just Can't Stop")  Less 1987 $34MM
  • Primary photo for Little Shop of HorrorsLittle Shop of Horrors Performer ("Mean Green Mother From Outer Space")  Less 1986 $25MM $39MM
  • Primary photo for Soul ManSoul Man Soundtrack ("Black Girls")  Less 1986 $28MM
  • Primary photo for Violets Are Blue...Violets Are Blue... Producer ("One Day")  Less 1986 $4.7MM
  • Primary photo for CommandoCommando Music Producer  Less 1985 $10MM
  • Primary photo for CocoonCocoon Arranger ("Dance Track"), Producer ("Dance Track")  Less 1985 $18MM $76MM
  • Primary photo for Windy CityWindy City Producer ("Hit and Run Lovers", "Trick or Treat")  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Fast BreakFast Break Performer ("He Didn't Stay Long Enough to Say Goodbye")  Less 1979
Past Television (46 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for SupernaturalSupernatural (TV Series) Writer ("End Credits Theme") (201 episodes, 2005–2017), Composer (119 episodes, 2005–2017), Writer ("End Credits Themet") (7 episodes, 2009–2014), Writer ("Supernatural End Credits Theme" (uncredited), "End Credits Theme") (2 episodes, 2015), Writer ("Luci'fer, You Got Some 'Splainin' To Do!", "Demon Agitato, Mr. Ostinato", "Americana", "Salmon Dean" in the Heartland', "Old 'Monster Movie", "Tears in My Beers", "The Meatsuit Mambo", "End Credits & Mo' Guitar Grit") (1 episode, 2017), Writer ("End Credits Thrmr") (1 episode, 2011), Performer ("Carry On Wayward Son") (1 episode, 2015), Bobby Singer (1 episode, 2014), Writer ("End Credits Theme') (1 episode, 2017), Writer ("End Credits Theme) (1 episode, 2007), Writer ("Together (The Supernatural Sitcom Theme)", "End Credits Theme") (1 episode, 2009), Writer ("Salmon Dean in the Heartland", "End Credits Theme") (1 episode, 2010), Writer ("Old 'Monster Movie", "End Credits Theme") (1 episode, 2008), Music ("The Road So Far", "I'll Just Wait Here Then', "A Single Man Tear") (1 episode, 2014), Writer ("End Credits & Theme") (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2005–2017 231
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  • Primary photo for Better ThingsBetter Things (TV Series) Composer (10 episodes, 2016)  Less 2016 10
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  • Primary photo for GhostfacersGhostfacers (TV Series) Composer (10 episodes, 2010)  Less 2010 10
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  • Primary photo for Ruby & the RockitsRuby & the Rockits (TV Series) Music Producer (10 episodes, 2009)  Less 2009 10
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  • Primary photo for CharmedCharmed (TV Series) Composer (88 episodes, 1998–2006)  Less 1998–2006 88
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  • Primary photo for WildfireWildfire (TV Series) Composer (12 episodes, 2005)  Less 2005 12
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  • Primary photo for HackHack (TV Series) Composer (31 episodes, 2002–2004), Composer (theme music) (4 episodes, 2003)  Less 2002–2004 31
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  • Primary photo for War StoriesWar Stories (TV Movie) Composer  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Sam's CircusSam's Circus (TV Movie) Composer  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for The DivisionThe Division (TV Series) Composer (22 episodes, 2001)  Less 2001 22
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  • Primary photo for That's LifeThat's Life (TV Series) Composer (4 episodes, 2000)  Less 2000 4
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  • Primary photo for Beverly Hills, 90210Beverly Hills, 90210 (TV Series) Composer (37 episodes, 1991–2000)  Less 1991–2000 37
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  • Primary photo for FalconeFalcone (TV Series) Composer (5 episodes, 2000)  Less 2000 5
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  • Primary photo for The Long KillThe Long Kill (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of SupermanLois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (TV Series) Composer (87 episodes, 1993–1997)  Less 1993–1997 87
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  • Primary photo for Charlie GraceCharlie Grace (TV Series) Composer (9 episodes, 1995–1996)  Less 1995–1996 9
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  • Primary photo for CourthouseCourthouse (TV Series) Composer (10 episodes, 1995)  Less 1995 10
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  • Primary photo for The Great DefenderThe Great Defender (TV Series) Composer (8 episodes, 1995)  Less 1995 8
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  • Primary photo for Married with ChildrenMarried with Children (TV Series) Composer (2 episodes, 1995)  Less 1995 2
  • Primary photo for The Best O' Bundy: Married with Children's 200th Episode CelebrationThe Best O' Bundy: Married with Children's 200th Episode Celebration (TV Special) Composer  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Trapped in SpaceTrapped in Space (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Saved by the Bell: Wedding in Las VegasSaved by the Bell: Wedding in Las Vegas (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for A Time to HealA Time to Heal (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for MatlockMatlock (TV Series) Composer (1 episode, 1994)  Less 1994 1
  • Primary photo for FrogmenFrogmen (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Dying to RememberDying to Remember (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Without Warning: Terror in the TowersWithout Warning: Terror in the Towers (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for SistersSisters (TV Series) Composer (51 episodes, 1991–1993)  Less 1991–1993 51
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  • Primary photo for Bay City StoryBay City Story (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for The HeightsThe Heights (TV Series) Composer (theme music) (2 episodes, 1992)  Less 1992 2
  • Primary photo for Baby of the BrideBaby of the Bride (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for SilverfoxSilverfox (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Child of Darkness, Child of LightChild of Darkness, Child of Light (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for 21 Jump Street21 Jump Street (TV Series) Title Theme Arranged & Produced By (44 episodes, 1987–1991), Arranger (theme music) (1 episode, 1988), Producer (theme music) (1 episode, 1988)  Less 1987–1991 45
    • Second Chances (Apr 27, 1991) Title Theme Arranged & Produced By  Less
    • Homegirls (Apr 20, 1991) Title Theme Arranged & Produced By  Less
    • Bad Day at Blackburn (Apr 13, 1991) Title Theme Arranged & Produced By  Less
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  • Primary photo for Another Pair of Aces: Three of a KindAnother Pair of Aces: Three of a Kind (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Against the LawAgainst the Law (TV Series) Composer (16 episodes, 1990–1991)  Less 1990–1991 16
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  • Primary photo for Nightmare on the 13th FloorNightmare on the 13th Floor (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for The World's Oldest Living BridesmaidThe World's Oldest Living Bridesmaid (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for The OutsidersThe Outsiders (TV Series) Composer (4 episodes, 1990)  Less 1990 4
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  • Primary photo for Wheels of TerrorWheels of Terror (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for ThirtysomethingThirtysomething (TV Series) Composer (19 episodes, 1988–1990)  Less 1988–1990 19
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  • Primary photo for Adventures in BabysittingAdventures in Babysitting (TV Short) Composer (theme music)  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Heart of the CityHeart of the City (TV Series) Composer (additional music) (6 episodes, 1986), Composer (1 episode, 1986)  Less 1986 7
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  • Primary photo for There Were Times, DearThere Were Times, Dear (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Kidd VideoKidd Video (TV Series) Writer ("We Should Be Together")  Less 1984– 
  • Primary photo for David Cassidy - Man UndercoverDavid Cassidy - Man Undercover (TV Series) Composer (theme music) (10 episodes, 1978–1979)  Less 1978–1979 10
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Self (1 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Rock ConcertRock Concert (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1975)  Less 1975

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