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)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • 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 / $288MM
  • 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 $35MM / $22MM
  • Primary photo for CocoonCocoon Arranger ("Dance Track"), Producer ("Dance Track")  Less 1985 $18MM $76MM / $85MM
  • Primary photo for Windy CityWindy City Producer ("Hit and Run Lovers", "Trick or Treat")  Less 1984 $344K / —
  • Primary photo for Fast BreakFast Break Performer ("He Didn't Stay Long Enough to Say Goodbye")  Less 1979
Past Television (48 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for SupernaturalSupernatural (TV Series) Writer ("End Credits Theme") ( 247 episodes, 2005–2017 ) , Composer ( 125 episodes, 2005–2017 ) , Writer ("End Credits Themet") ( 6 episodes, 2009–2014 ) , Writer ("Supernatural End Credits Theme" (uncredited), "End Credits Theme") ( 2 episodes, 2015 ) , Writer ("End Credits Thrmr") ( 1 episode, 2011 ) , Writer ("Luci'fer, You Got Some 'Splainin' To Do!", "Demon Agitato, Mr. Ostinato", "Americana", "Salmon Dean" in the Heartland', "Old 'Monster Movie", "The Meatsuit Mambo", "End Credits & Mo' Guitar Grit") ( 1 episode, 2006 ) , Performer ("Carry On Wayward Son") ( 1 episode, 2015 ) , Writer ("Bloody Messiah", "End Credits Theme") ( 1 episode, 2016 ) , 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 ("Supernatural End Credits Theme") ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2005–2017 265
    • Tombstone (Nov 16, 2017) Composer, Writer ("End Credits Theme")  Less
    • The Big Empty (Nov 2, 2017) Composer, Writer ("End Credits Theme")  Less
    • Patience (Oct 26, 2017) Composer, Writer ("End Credits Theme")  Less
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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 A Very Special Supernatural SpecialA Very Special Supernatural Special (TV Movie) Composer, Writer ("End Credits Theme")  Less 2014
  • 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 BabesBabes (TV Series) Composer ( 2 episodes, 1990 )  Less 1990 2
  • 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)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Rock ConcertRock Concert (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1975 )  Less 1975
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