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Van Dyke Parks

Composer | Actor | Soundtrack
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KNOWN FOR 
The Departed (2006) | The Brave Little Toaster (1987) | Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 4 nominations More »
AKA 
Sally and Van Dyke Parks
BORN 
Jan 3, 1943 (age 74)

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Films in Production (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (38 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Love & MercyLove & Mercy Writer ("Surf's Up", "Heroes & Villains", "Do You Like Worms")  Less 2014 $10MM $13MM
  • Primary photo for Brian Wilson: Songwriter 1969 - 1982Brian Wilson: Songwriter 1969 - 1982 (Video) Writer ("Cabinessence", "Surf's Up (1967)", "Surf's Up", "Sail On Sailor") (as Parks)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Music Man MurrayMusic Man Murray (Short) Composer  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Passion PlayPassion Play Performer ("Just For A Thrill", "When Did You Leave Heaven")  Less 2010 $8MM
  • Primary photo for Brian Wilson: Songwriting 1961-1969Brian Wilson: Songwriting 1961-1969 (Video) Himself (archive footage), Writer ("Cabinessence") (as Parks)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Fantastic Mr. FoxFantastic Mr. Fox Writer ("Heroes and Villains")  Less 2009 $40MM $21MM
  • Primary photo for Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox StoryWalk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story Writer ("Black Sheep")  Less 2007 $35MM $18MM
  • Primary photo for Arctic TaleArctic Tale Writer ("Live Let Live")  Less 2007 $833K
  • Primary photo for Dark MatterDark Matter Composer  Less 2007 $30K
  • Primary photo for The DepartedThe Departed Writer ("Sail On, Sailor" (1973))  Less 2006 $90MM $132MM
  • Primary photo for Mayor of the Sunset StripMayor of the Sunset Strip Writer ("Heroes and Villains")  Less 2003 $257K
  • Primary photo for The Adventures of Ociee NashThe Adventures of Ociee Nash Composer, The Producers Wish To Give Special Thanks To (as Sally and Van Dyke Parks)  Less 2003 $3MM
  • Primary photo for The CompanyThe Company Composer, Music ("The Blue Snake")  Less 2003 $15MM $2.3MM
  • Primary photo for Beach Boys Good Timin'Beach Boys Good Timin' (Video) Writer ("Heroes and Villains")  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for My Dog SkipMy Dog Skip Composer (additional music)  Less 2000 $6MM $34MM
  • Primary photo for ShadrachShadrach Composer  Less 1998 $20K
  • Primary photo for Barney's Great AdventureBarney's Great Adventure Composer, Songs Arranged By  Less 1998 $15MM $11MM
  • Primary photo for Private PartsPrivate Parts Arranger ("Mama Look-A Boo Boo")  Less 1997 $20MM $41MM
  • Primary photo for Bastard Out of CarolinaBastard Out of Carolina Composer  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Wild BillWild Bill Composer, Music Arranger (songs)  Less 1995 $30MM $2.2MM
  • Primary photo for Out on a LimbOut on a Limb Composer  Less 1992 $1.7MM
  • Primary photo for He Said, She SaidHe Said, She Said Priest  Less 1991 $9.8MM
  • Primary photo for The Two JakesThe Two Jakes Francis Hannah, Composer  Less 1990 $19MM $10MM
  • Primary photo for HeathersHeathers Arranger ("Que Sera, Sera")  Less 1988 $3MM $1.1MM
  • Primary photo for TapeheadsTapeheads Performer ("Do The Limbo"), Writer ("Do The Limbo")  Less 1988 $344K
  • Primary photo for VibesVibes Dr. Weiner  Less 1988 $18MM $1.9MM
  • Primary photo for Rented LipsRented Lips Composer  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Casual Sex?Casual Sex? Composer  Less 1988 $12MM
  • Primary photo for The Brave Little ToasterThe Brave Little Toaster Songs (music and lyrics by), Lyrics ("City of Light", "It's a B-Movie", "Cutting Edge", "Worthless"), Music ("City of Light", "It's a B-Movie", "Cutting Edge", "Worthless")  Less 1987 $2.3MM
  • Primary photo for Club ParadiseClub Paradise Composer  Less 1986 $15MM $12MM
  • Primary photo for Follow That BirdFollow That Bird Composer  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for PopeyePopeye Hoagy, the Piano Player, Arranger (songs), Conductor (songs)  Less 1980 $20MM $50MM
  • Primary photo for Coming AttractionsComing Attractions Indian #2  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for Goin' SouthGoin' South Composer  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for Big Yellow TaxiBig Yellow Taxi (Short) Coordinator  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for The Jungle BookThe Jungle Book Arranger ("The Bare Necessities" (1967))  Less 1967 $4MM $142MM
  • Primary photo for A Gift for HeidiA Gift for Heidi Peter  Less 1958
  • Primary photo for The SwanThe Swan George  Less 1956
Past Television (53 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Jimmy Kimmel Live!Jimmy Kimmel Live! (TV Series) Writer ("Sail Away") (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015 1
  • Primary photo for The SixtiesThe Sixties (TV Mini-series) Writer ("Surf's Up") (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014 1
  • Primary photo for Larry LLarry L (TV Series) Writer ("Sail On, Sailor") (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 1
    • Sail On, Sailor (Jun 19, 2011) Writer ("Sail On, Sailor") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Kayla Williams MusicKayla Williams Music (TV Series) Writer ("Vegetables") (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
    • Vegetables! (Mar 16, 2010) Writer ("Vegetables")  Less
  • Primary photo for Late Night with Jimmy FallonLate Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) Writer ("Walk With You") (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
    • Episode #2.7 (Jan 12, 2010) Writer ("Walk With You")  Less
  • Primary photo for Jonathan Meades: Off-KilterJonathan Meades: Off-Kilter (TV Series) Writer ("She's Goin' Bald") (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009 1
    • Episode #1.1 (Sep 9, 2009) Writer ("She's Goin' Bald") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Back to the Beach BoysBack to the Beach Boys (TV Series) Writer ("Heroes and Villains") (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008 1
    • Heroes and Villains (Mar 30, 2008) Writer ("Heroes and Villains") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Broken TrailBroken Trail (TV Mini-series) Composer (2 episodes, 2006)  Less 2006 2
  • Primary photo for Stuart LittleStuart Little (TV Series) Composer (13 episodes, 2003)  Less 2003 13
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  • Primary photo for Charms for the Easy LifeCharms for the Easy Life (TV Movie) Composer  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Art That Shook the WorldArt That Shook the World (TV Series) Himself - Friend (1 episode, 2002), Lyrics ("Heroes & Villains") (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002 1
    • The Beach Boys: Pet Sounds (Jul 20, 2002) Himself - Friend, Lyrics ("Heroes & Villains") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Whitewash: The Clarence Brandley StoryWhitewash: The Clarence Brandley Story (TV Movie) Composer  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Harold and the Purple CrayonHarold and the Purple Crayon (TV Series) Composer (12 episodes, 2002), Songs (produced and arranged by) (12 episodes, 2002)  Less 2002 12
    • Cowboy Harold (Mar 23, 2002) Composer, Songs (produced and arranged by)  Less
    • Future Clock (Mar 16, 2002) Composer, Songs (produced and arranged by)  Less
    • Harold in the Dark (Mar 9, 2002) Composer, Songs (produced and arranged by)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Monday Night MayhemMonday Night Mayhem (TV Movie) Composer  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Call Me ClausCall Me Claus (TV Movie) Composer  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for In the Time of the ButterfliesIn the Time of the Butterflies (TV Movie) Composer  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for The Ponder HeartThe Ponder Heart (TV Movie) Composer  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Harlan County WarHarlan County War (TV Movie) Composer  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Border LineBorder Line (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for A Chance of SnowA Chance of Snow (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for The Wonderful World of DisneyThe Wonderful World of Disney (TV Series) Composer (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997 1
  • Primary photo for Murder, She Wrote: South by SouthwestMurder, She Wrote: South by Southwest (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for World of DiscoveryWorld of Discovery (TV Series) Composer (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997 1
  • Primary photo for Polar Bears: Arctic TerrorPolar Bears: Arctic Terror (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for The Summer of Ben TylerThe Summer of Ben Tyler (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Without WallsWithout Walls (TV Series) Writer ("Vegetables") (1 episode, 1995)  Less 1995 1
  • Primary photo for The MarshalThe Marshal (TV Series) Composer  Less 1995– 
  • Primary photo for One ChristmasOne Christmas (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Next DoorNext Door (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Eerie, IndianaEerie, Indiana (TV Series) Composer (1 episode, 1992)  Less 1992 1
  • Primary photo for Twin PeaksTwin Peaks (TV Series) Jack Racine (1 episode, 1990)  Less 1990 1
  • Primary photo for Mother Goose Rock 'n' RhymeMother Goose Rock 'n' Rhyme (TV Movie) Minister of Merriment  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Christmas at Pee Wee's PlayhouseChristmas at Pee Wee's Playhouse (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Norman Rockwell: An American PortraitNorman Rockwell: An American Portrait (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for Tall Tales & LegendsTall Tales & Legends (TV Series) Composer (2 episodes, 1986), Composer (additional music) (1 episode, 1985)  Less 1985–1986 3
  • Primary photo for Chesapeake BorneChesapeake Borne (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Faerie Tale TheatreFaerie Tale Theatre (TV Series) The Musician (1 episode, 1982), Musical Director (1 episode, 1984)  Less 1982–1984 2
  • Primary photo for The Billy Crystal Comedy HourThe Billy Crystal Comedy Hour (TV Series) Composer (5 episodes, 1982)  Less 1982 5
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  • Primary photo for The Hollywood PalaceThe Hollywood Palace (TV Series) Writer ("Greenwood County") (1 episode, 1965)  Less 1965 1
    • Episode #2.16 (Jan 16, 1965) Writer ("Greenwood County") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for BrennerBrenner (TV Series) Jay Joplin (1 episode, 1959)  Less 1959 1
  • Primary photo for The Kaiser Aluminum HourThe Kaiser Aluminum Hour (TV Series) Boy / Bobby (2 episodes, 1956–1957)  Less 1956–1957 2
  • Primary photo for General Electric TheaterGeneral Electric Theater (TV Series) Horace (1 episode, 1956)  Less 1956 1
  • Primary photo for Star TonightStar Tonight (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1956)  Less 1956 1
  • Primary photo for The Alcoa HourThe Alcoa Hour (TV Series) Ted (1 episode, 1956)  Less 1956 1
  • Primary photo for Kraft Television TheatreKraft Television Theatre (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1956)  Less 1956 1
  • Primary photo for WindowsWindows (TV Series) The Boy (1 episode, 1955)  Less 1955 1
  • Primary photo for Studio OneStudio One (TV Series) Lawrence Alden / Robbie / Eddie Stone (3 episodes, 1954–1955)  Less 1954–1955 3
  • Primary photo for The Elgin HourThe Elgin Hour (TV Series) Richie Dane (1 episode, 1955)  Less 1955 1
  • Primary photo for Campbell PlayhouseCampbell Playhouse (TV Series) Actor (2 episodes, 1954)  Less 1954 2
  • Primary photo for Kraft Television TheatreKraft Television Theatre (TV Series) Elisha (1 episode, 1954)  Less 1954 1
  • Primary photo for Goodyear Television PlayhouseGoodyear Television Playhouse (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1954)  Less 1954 1
  • Primary photo for The Philco Television PlayhouseThe Philco Television Playhouse (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1953)  Less 1953 1
  • Primary photo for BoninoBonino (TV Series) Andrew Bonino  Less 1953– 
Self (15 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS

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