Rod McKuen (1933–2015)

Soundtrack | Music Department | Actor
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KNOWN FOR 
Zodiac (2007) | A Boy Named Charlie Brown (1969) | Better Off Dead... (1985)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 2 wins & 1 nomination More »
AKA 
Dor
BORN 
Apr 29, 1933 (died Jan 29, 2015)

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Past Film & Video (28 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for One Night Only: Barbra Streisand and Quartet at the Village Vanguard - September 26,2009One Night Only: Barbra Streisand and Quartet at the Village Vanguard - September 26,2009 (Video) Lyrics ("If you go Away" (Ne me Quitte pas))  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for The Queens of CountryThe Queens of Country (Video) Himself - Performer (archive footage), Soundtrack ("Feelings"), Performer ("A Boy Named Charlie Brown", "'Til That Day", "China Grove", "All I Can Do", "Every Loner Has To Go Alone"), Writer ("A Boy Named Charlie Brown", "Every Loner Has To Go Alone")  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for ErosEros (Short) Performer ("Eros"), Writer ("Eros")  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Wrangler: Anatomy of an IconWrangler: Anatomy of an Icon Himself - Friend, Special Thanks  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for The Boneyard CollectionThe Boneyard Collection Actor  Less 2008 $700K
  • Primary photo for ZodiacZodiac Writer ("Jean")  Less 2007 $65MM $33MM
  • Primary photo for Dolly Parton & FriendsDolly Parton & Friends (Video) Himself (archive footage), Soundtrack ("Feelings"), Performer ("A Boy Named Charlie Brown", "'Til That Day", "China Grove", "All I Can Do", "Every Loner Has To Go Alone"), Writer ("A Boy Named Charlie Brown", "Every Loner Has To Go Alone")  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for I'm Going to Tell You a SecretI'm Going to Tell You a Secret Writer ("Drowned World/Substitute For Love")  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Merci Dr Rey!Merci Dr Rey! Lyrics ("If you go Away" (Ne me Quitte pas))  Less 2002 $20K
  • Primary photo for RemainsRemains (Short) Lyrics ("If you go Away" (Ne me Quitte pas))  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for CherishCherish Writer ("Seasons in the Sun")  Less 2002 $1.5MM $180K
  • Primary photo for PumpkinPumpkin Lyrics ("If you go Away" (Ne me Quitte pas))  Less 2002 $306K
  • Primary photo for Madonna: The Video Collection 93:99Madonna: The Video Collection 93:99 (Video) Composer (videos: Drowned World/Substitute For Love), Background Vocals (video "Drowned World/Substitute For Love"), Performer ("Drowned World/Substitute for Love"), Writer ("Drowned World/Substitute for Love")  Less 1999 $5MM
  • Primary photo for Madonna: Drowned World/Substitute for LoveMadonna: Drowned World/Substitute for Love (Video) Composer, Background Vocals, Performer ("Drowned World/Substitute for Love"), Writer ("Drowned World/Substitute for Love")  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for The Little MermaidThe Little Mermaid Actor (voice) (uncredited)  Less 1989 $40MM $112MM
  • Primary photo for Better Off Dead...Better Off Dead... Writer ("A Man Alone")  Less 1985 $10MM
  • Primary photo for The Awakening of EmilyThe Awakening of Emily Composer, Performer ("Sweet Emily", "God'll Get You", "Rah, Rah, Ragtime", "And How"), Writer ("Sweet Emily", "God'll Get You", "Rah, Rah, Ragtime", "And How", "Trash", "Honey, Don't You Know")  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for e'Lollipope'Lollipop Lyrics  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for Scandalous JohnScandalous John Composer, Performer ("Pastures Green (Vocal)", "Pastures Green (Vocal Reprise)"), Writer ("Pastures Green (Vocal)", "Pastures Green (Vocal Reprise)")  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for A Boy Named Charlie BrownA Boy Named Charlie Brown Songs (music and lyrics by), Lyrics ("A Boy Named Charlie Brown", "Champion Charlie Brown", "Failure Face"), Music ("A Boy Named Charlie Brown", "Champion Charlie Brown", "Failure Face"), Performer ("A Boy Named Charlie Brown")  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for Me, NatalieMe, Natalie Lyrics (songs), Lyrics ("Natalie", "We", "Off-Ramp To Nowhere" (uncredited)), Performer ("Natalie", "We")  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for The Prime of Miss Jean BrodieThe Prime of Miss Jean Brodie Composer (original music composed by), Performer ("Jean" (1969)) (uncredited), Writer ("Jean" (1969)) (uncredited)  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for JoannaJoanna Composer, Lyrics ("Joanna", "I'll Catch The Sun", "Ain't You Glad You're Living Joe", "Hello Heartaches", "Joanna (Reprise)"), Music ("Joanna", "I'll Catch The Sun", "Run To Me, Fly To Me (Waltz For Joanna)", "I'm Only Me (Two Girls Bathing)", "When Am I Ever Going Home", "Ain't You Glad You're Living Joe", "Till We're Together Again (Cas's Theme)", "Joanna And Clyde", "Peter's Theme (Before I Die)", "Joanna Hits Town", "Saturday Night In Knightsbridge", "Morocco", "Some August Day", "Hello Heartaches", "Harpsichord Concerto (4th Movement)", "Twenty Four Rue St. Benoit", "Joanna (Reprise)"), Performer ("I'll Catch The Sun")  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for The Young SwingersThe Young Swingers Lyrics ("You Pass Me By"), Music ("You Pass Me By")  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for Wild HeritageWild Heritage Dirk Breslin, Performer ("When Johnny Comes Marching Home", "Abide With Me")  Less 1958
  • Primary photo for Summer LoveSummer Love Ox Bentley, Writer ("Calypso Rock")  Less 1958
  • Primary photo for Golden LadderGolden Ladder (Short) Rod McKuen, Performer ("Golden Ladder")  Less 1957 $12K
  • Primary photo for Rock, Pretty BabyRock, Pretty Baby 'Ox' Bentley, Lyrics ("Picnic By The Sea"), Music ("Picnic By The Sea")  Less 1956
Past Television (44 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for U2: Innocence + Experience, Live in ParisU2: Innocence + Experience, Live in Paris (TV Movie) Writer ("Seasons In The Sun")  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Mr. RobotMr. Robot (TV Series) Lyrics ("If you go Away" (Ne me Quitte pas)) ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015 1
    • eps1.0_hellofriend.mov (Jun 24, 2015) Lyrics ("If you go Away" (Ne me Quitte pas))  Less
  • Primary photo for One Hit WonderlandOne Hit Wonderland (TV Series) Lyrics ("Seasons in the Sun") ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for ToastToast (TV Movie) Lyrics ("If you go Away" (Ne me Quitte pas))  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for This Beat Goes On: Canadian Pop Music in the 1970sThis Beat Goes On: Canadian Pop Music in the 1970s (TV Movie) Lyrics ("Seasons in the Sun")  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Queens of British PopQueens of British Pop (TV Series) Lyrics ("If you go Away (Ne me Quitte pas)") ( 1 episode, 2009 )  Less 2009 1
    • Episode #1.1 (Apr 1, 2009) Lyrics ("If you go Away (Ne me Quitte pas)")  Less
  • Primary photo for LewisLewis (TV Series) Lyrics ("If you go Away (Ne me Quitte pas)") ( 1 episode, 2007 )  Less 2007 1
    • Old School Ties (Jun 29, 2008) Lyrics ("If you go Away (Ne me Quitte pas)")  Less
  • Primary photo for Madonna: The Confessions Tour Live from LondonMadonna: The Confessions Tour Live from London (TV Movie) Writer ("Drowned World/Substitute for Love")  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for LegendsLegends (TV Series) Archive Provided By (Stanyan) ( 1 episode, 2006 ) , Himself ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006 1
  • Primary photo for Ha-ShminiyaHa-Shminiya (TV Series) Writer ("Drowned World/Substitute for Love") ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006 1
    • Madonna (Mar 2, 2006) Writer ("Drowned World/Substitute for Love") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for High ChaparallHigh Chaparall (TV Series) Writer ("Seasons in the sun") ( 1 episode, 2003 )  Less 2003 1
    • Steve-O (Nov 24, 2003) Writer ("Seasons in the sun")  Less
  • Primary photo for Madonna: Drowned World Tour 2001Madonna: Drowned World Tour 2001 (TV Movie) Writer ("Drowned World/Substitute for Love")  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Phoenix NightsPhoenix Nights (TV Series) Writer ("Seasons in the Sun") ( 1 episode, 2001 )  Less 2001 1
    • Episode #1.6 (Feb 18, 2001) Writer ("Seasons in the Sun") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Hollywood Rocks the Movies: The Early Years (1955-1970)Hollywood Rocks the Movies: The Early Years (1955-1970) (TV Movie) Writer ("Teenage Crush")  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Top of the PopsTop of the Pops (TV Series) Lyrics ("Seasons In The Sun") ( 1 episode, 2000 )  Less 2000 1
  • Primary photo for The CriticThe Critic (TV Series) Rod McKuen ( 1 episode, 1994 )  Less 1994 1
    • Dr. Jay (Jun 29, 1994) Rod McKuen (voice)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Little MermaidThe Little Mermaid (TV Series) Archimedes ( 1 episode, 1993 )  Less 1993 1
    • Metal Fish (Nov 6, 1993) Archimedes (voice)  Less
  • Primary photo for Mystery Science Theater 3000Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) Writer ("Seasons in the Sun") ( 1 episode, 1992 ) , Lyrics ("Seasons in the Sun") ( 1 episode, 1989 )  Less 1989–1992 2
    • Tormented (Sep 26, 1992) Writer ("Seasons in the Sun") (uncredited)  Less
    • Mighty Jack (Mar 5, 1989) Lyrics ("Seasons in the Sun")  Less
  • Primary photo for Get a LifeGet a Life (TV Series) Writer ("Seasons in the Sun") ( 1 episode, 1991 )  Less 1991 1
    • Chris Moves Out (Nov 9, 1991) Writer ("Seasons in the Sun")  Less
  • Primary photo for DerrickDerrick (TV Series) Lyrics ("If you go Away" (Ne me Quitte pas)) ( 1 episode, 1990 )  Less 1990 1
    • Solo für Vier (Dec 14, 1990) Lyrics ("If you go Away" (Ne me Quitte pas))  Less
  • Primary photo for CheersCheers (TV Series) Writer ("Seasons in the Sun") ( 1 episode, 1989 )  Less 1989 1
    • Feeble Attraction (Dec 7, 1989) Writer ("Seasons in the Sun") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for De Mike Burstyn showDe Mike Burstyn show (TV Series) Lyrics ("If you go Away" (Ne me Quitte pas)) ( 1 episode, 1979 )  Less 1979 1
    • Episode #1.4 (Feb 17, 1979) Lyrics ("If you go Away" (Ne me Quitte pas))  Less
  • Primary photo for The Unknown WarThe Unknown War (TV Mini-series) Composer (theme music) ( 20 episodes, 1978 ) , Writer (script adaptation) ( 4 episodes, 1978 ) , Lyrics ( 3 episodes, 1978 ) , Composer (additional music) ( 1 episode, 1978 )  Less 1978 20
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  • Primary photo for DollyDolly (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode ) , Performer ("All I Can Do", "I Know") ( 1 episode )  Less 1976–  1
    • Episode #1.25 Himself, Performer ("All I Can Do", "I Know")  Less
  • Primary photo for The Ernie Sigley ShowThe Ernie Sigley Show (TV Series) Writer ("Seasons in the Sun") ( 2 episodes, 1974 ) , Writer ("Jean") ( 1 episode, 1974 )  Less 1974 3
  • Primary photo for The BorrowersThe Borrowers (TV Movie) Composer, Performer ("Isn't It Something"), Writer ("Isn't It Something", "Borrowers Theme")  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for Lisa, Bright and DarkLisa, Bright and Dark (TV Movie) Composer, Lyrics ("Miles To Go"), Music ("Miles To Go"), Performer ("Miles To Go")  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for The Graham Kennedy ShowThe Graham Kennedy Show (TV Series) Lyrics ("If you go Away" (Ne me Quitte pas)) ( 1 episode, 1972 ) , Writer ("Love's Been Good to Me") ( 1 episode, 1973 )  Less 1972–1973 2
  • Primary photo for The Mike Douglas ShowThe Mike Douglas Show (TV Series) Guest ( 1 episode, 1971 )  Less 1971 1
  • Primary photo for Kraft Music Hall Presents: The Des O'Connor ShowKraft Music Hall Presents: The Des O'Connor Show (TV Series) Lyrics ("I Think of You") ( 1 episode, 1971 )  Less 1971 1
  • Primary photo for The Two RonniesThe Two Ronnies (TV Series) Writer ("Summer in My Eye") ( 1 episode, 1971 )  Less 1971 1
    • Episode #1.2 (Apr 17, 1971) Writer ("Summer in My Eye")  Less
  • Primary photo for The 42nd Annual Academy AwardsThe 42nd Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Writer ("Jean")  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for The Dodge Dancing PartyThe Dodge Dancing Party (TV Series) Writer ("Jean") ( 1 episode, 1970 )  Less 1970 1
    • Academy Awards (Apr 4, 1970) Writer ("Jean") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Johnny Cash ShowThe Johnny Cash Show (TV Series) Performer ("Doesn't Anybody Know My Name") ( 1 episode, 1970 ) , Himself - Singer ( 1 episode, 1970 ) , Writer ("Doesn't Anybody Know My Name") ( 1 episode, 1970 ) , Writer ("Love's Been Good to Me") ( 1 episode, 1970 )  Less 1970 2
    • Episode #1.25 (Mar 25, 1970) Writer ("Love's Been Good to Me")  Less
    • Episode #1.18 (Feb 4, 1970) Himself - Singer, Performer ("Doesn't Anybody Know My Name"), Writer ("Doesn't Anybody Know My Name")  Less
  • Primary photo for SinatraSinatra (TV Special) Writer ("Out Beyond the Window", "A Man Alone", "Love's Been Good to Me") (uncredited)  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for Music SceneMusic Scene (TV Series) Writer ("Railroad Poetry") ( 1 episode, 1969 ) , Writer ("Jean") ( 1 episode, 1969 )  Less 1969 2
    • Episode #1.6 (Oct 27, 1969) Writer ("Railroad Poetry")  Less
    • Episode #1.1 (Sep 22, 1969) Writer ("Jean")  Less
  • Primary photo for HeidiHeidi (TV Movie) Lyrics ("A Place of My Own")  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for Shindig!Shindig! (TV Series) Writer ("The World I Used to Know") ( 1 episode, 1965 )  Less 1965 1
    • Episode #2.4 (Sep 25, 1965) Writer ("The World I Used to Know")  Less
  • Primary photo for The George Burns ShowThe George Burns Show (TV Series) Cottonseed Carter ( 1 episode, 1959 )  Less 1959 1
  • Primary photo for General Electric TheaterGeneral Electric Theater (TV Series) Hal ( 1 episode, 1959 )  Less 1959 1
  • Primary photo for Shirley Temple's StorybookShirley Temple's Storybook (TV Series) Simple Simon ( 1 episode, 1958 )  Less 1958 1
  • Primary photo for The Tennessee Ernie Ford ShowThe Tennessee Ernie Ford Show (TV Series) Writer ("Sing, Boy, Sing") ( 2 episodes, 1958 )  Less 1958 2
    • Aldo Ray (Oct 30, 1958) Writer ("Sing, Boy, Sing") (uncredited)  Less
    • Tommy Sands (Jan 30, 1958) Writer ("Sing, Boy, Sing") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for West PointWest Point (TV Series) Cadet Tiger Pulaski ( 1 episode, 1957 )  Less 1957 1
  • Primary photo for Shower of StarsShower of Stars (TV Series) Actor ( 1 episode, 1957 )  Less 1957 1
Self (44 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Johnny Mercer: The Dream's on MeJohnny Mercer: The Dream's on Me (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Her Morbid DesiresHer Morbid Desires (Video) Himself  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for LegendsLegends (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Petula Clark: This Is My SongPetula Clark: This Is My Song (TV Special) Himself  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for The Paul Ryan ShowThe Paul Ryan Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode )  Less 1977–1992
  • Primary photo for Grizzly: The Shining MountainsGrizzly: The Shining Mountains Himself - Narrator  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Night of 100 Stars IINight of 100 Stars II (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Family FeudFamily Feud (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1985 )  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for The Bob Braun ShowThe Bob Braun Show (TV Series) Himself - Author ( 1 episode, 1979 )  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for Musique and MusicMusique and Music (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1978 )  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for A.M. ChicagoA.M. Chicago (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1977 )  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for The Hollywood SquaresThe Hollywood Squares (TV Series) Himself - Panelist ( 7 episodes, 1974–1977 )  Less 1974–1977
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  • Primary photo for The Shirley Bassey ShowThe Shirley Bassey Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1976 )  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for The Merv Griffin ShowThe Merv Griffin Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1976 )  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for The 48th Annual Academy AwardsThe 48th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Presenter  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for The British Academy AwardsThe British Academy Awards (TV Movie) Himself - Accepting Award for Best Original Score  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) Himself - Guest / Himself ( 5 episodes, 1969–1976 )  Less 1969–1976
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  • Primary photo for Dinah!Dinah! (TV Series) Himself ( 4 episodes, 1974–1976 )  Less 1974–1976
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  • Primary photo for DollyDolly (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode )  Less 1976– 
  • Primary photo for Sammy and CompanySammy and Company (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1975 )  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for The Mike Douglas ShowThe Mike Douglas Show (TV Series) Himself - Vocalist / Himself - Co-Host / Himself ( 7 episodes, 1969–1975 )  Less 1969–1975
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  • Primary photo for Stars on SundayStars on Sunday (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1974–1975 )  Less 1974–1975
  • Primary photo for The Irv Kupcinet ShowThe Irv Kupcinet Show (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1971–1975 )  Less 1971–1975
  • Primary photo for The Joker's WildThe Joker's Wild (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1974 )  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for The Helen Reddy ShowThe Helen Reddy Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1973 )  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for The Dick Cavett ShowThe Dick Cavett Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1972 )  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for Engelbert with the Young GenerationEngelbert with the Young Generation (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1972 )  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for The David Frost ShowThe David Frost Show (TV Series) Himself - Guest Host / Himself ( 3 episodes, 1970–1971 )  Less 1970–1971
  • Primary photo for In ConcertIn Concert (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1971 )  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for Say GoodbyeSay Goodbye Narrator  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for Top of the PopsTop of the Pops (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1970 )  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for The Johnny Cash ShowThe Johnny Cash Show (TV Series) Himself - Singer ( 1 episode, 1970 )  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for Toast of the TownToast of the Town (TV Series) Himself - Singer ( 1 episode, 1970 )  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for Frost on SundayFrost on Sunday (TV Series) Himself - Guest Star ( 1 episode, 1970 )  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for The Val Doonican ShowThe Val Doonican Show (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1970 )  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for The 27th Annual Golden Globes AwardsThe 27th Annual Golden Globes Awards (TV Special) Himself  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for The Joey Bishop ShowThe Joey Bishop Show (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1967–1969 )  Less 1967–1969
  • Primary photo for The Kraft Music HallThe Kraft Music Hall (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1969 )  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for Charlie Brown and Charles SchulzCharlie Brown and Charles Schulz (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for The Spring ThingThe Spring Thing (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1969 $1MM
  • Primary photo for Dream Girl of '67Dream Girl of '67 (TV Series) Himself - Bachelor Judge ( 5 episodes, 1967 )  Less 1967
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  • Primary photo for The Kraft Summer Music HallThe Kraft Summer Music Hall (TV Series) Himself / Himself - Guest ( 2 episodes, 1966 )  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for The Folk World of Jimmie RodgersThe Folk World of Jimmie Rodgers (TV Series) Himself - Guest Host / Himself ( 6 episodes, 1964–1965 )  Less 1964–1965
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  • Primary photo for To Tell the TruthTo Tell the Truth (TV Series) Contestant - Decoy Contestant ( 1 episode, 1962 )  Less 1962
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