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David Robbins (I)

Composer | Music Department | Soundtrack
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KNOWN FOR 
Bob Roberts (1992) | Gattaca (1997) | Dead Man Walking (1995)
AWARDS 
1 win & 1 nomination More »
BORN 
Jan 29, 1955 (age 63)
GUILDS *
BMI
INSTRUMENTS *
Guitar | Percussion | Ukulele
WORK HISTORY *
Theater | Radio | Film | Television  Less
JOB TYPES *
Composing
CITIZENSHIP *
United States (with valid passport) (Authorized to work in United States)
UNPAID WORK *
Not willing to work unpaid
* Starred info submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume (has not been verified by IMDb).

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Films in Production (2 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (35 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for The Dot ManThe Dot Man Composer  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Welcome to MeWelcome to Me Composer  Less 2014 $609K / —
  • Primary photo for AltinaAltina Composer (music by)  Less 2014 $275K
  • Primary photo for UnderdogsUnderdogs Composer  Less 2013 $2.5MM $35K / —
  • Primary photo for Eye of the HurricaneEye of the Hurricane Composer  Less 2012 $800K
  • Primary photo for Revenge of the Electric CarRevenge of the Electric Car Composer  Less 2011 $150K / —
  • Primary photo for BuckBuck Composer  Less 2011 $4MM / —
  • Primary photo for Ghost of New OrleansGhost of New Orleans Composer  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Casino Jack and the United States of MoneyCasino Jack and the United States of Money Composer  Less 2010 $176K / —
  • Primary photo for 9000 Needles9000 Needles Composer  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for PlaygroundPlayground Composer  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Project KashmirProject Kashmir Composer  Less 2008 $540K
  • Primary photo for War, Inc.War, Inc. Composer  Less 2008 $10MM $581K / $1.3MM
  • Primary photo for King of CaliforniaKing of California Composer, Conductor, Music Supervisor, Orchestrator, Lyrics ("Flood Of Dreams"), Music ("Flood Of Dreams")  Less 2007 $264K / —
  • Primary photo for EmbeddedEmbedded (Video) Composer  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Mirror Wars: Reflection OneMirror Wars: Reflection One Composer  Less 2005 $10MM
  • Primary photo for Meet MarketMeet Market Composer  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for The Day My God DiedThe Day My God Died Composer  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Abbas Kiarostami: The Art of LivingAbbas Kiarostami: The Art of Living Composer  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Rules of LoveRules of Love (Short) Composer  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for The Prime GigThe Prime Gig Composer  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for How to Kill Your Neighbor's DogHow to Kill Your Neighbor's Dog Composer  Less 2000 $7.3MM $49K / —
  • Primary photo for Boys Don't CryBoys Don't Cry Writer ("Bluest Eyes in Texas") (as Dave Robbins)  Less 1999 $2MM $12MM / —
  • Primary photo for Cradle Will RockCradle Will Rock Composer  Less 1999 $32MM $2.9MM / —
  • Primary photo for SaviorSavior Composer, Music Arranger, Orchestrator  Less 1998 $10MM $13K / —
  • Primary photo for GattacaGattaca Additional Music Arranger, Additional Music Producer  Less 1997 $36MM $12MM / $3.6MM
  • Primary photo for Dead Man WalkingDead Man Walking Composer, Music Supervisor, Musician (electric and acoustic guitars), Arranger ("I Will Not Be Sad in This World", "Dle Yaman", "A Cool Wind Is Blowing"), Writer ("The Face of Love")  Less 1995 $11MM $39MM / $83MM
  • Primary photo for Fast Getaway IIFast Getaway II (Video) Composer  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Twenty BucksTwenty Bucks Composer, Music Producer  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Bob RobertsBob Roberts Composer, Background Vocals, Musician (guitars), Arranger ("What Did The Teacher Tell You", "Complain", "My Land", "Times Are Changing' Back", "Wall Street Rap", "Retake America", "Prevailing Tides", "I Want To Live", "Drugs Stink", "This World Turns", "Beautiful Girl", "We Are Marching", "The Voting Song"), Lyrics ("What Did The Teacher Tell You", "Complain", "My Land", "Times Are Changing' Back", "Wall Street Rap", "Retake America", "Prevailing Tides", "I Want To Live", "Drugs Stink", "This World Turns", "Beautiful Girl", "We Are Marching", "The Voting Song"), Music ("What Did The Teacher Tell You", "Complain", "My Land", "Times Are Changing' Back", "Wall Street Rap", "Retake America", "Prevailing Tides", "I Want To Live", "Drugs Stink", "This World Turns", "Beautiful Girl", "We Are Marching", "The Voting Song"), Producer ("What Did The Teacher Tell You", "Complain", "My Land", "Times Are Changing' Back", "Wall Street Rap", "Retake America", "Prevailing Tides", "I Want To Live", "Drugs Stink", "This World Turns", "Beautiful Girl", "We Are Marching", "The Voting Song")  Less 1992 $4.5MM / —
  • Primary photo for Ted & VenusTed & Venus Composer  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Too Much SunToo Much Sun Composer  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Leg UpLeg Up (Short) Composer  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for TapeheadsTapeheads Producer ("Repave Amerika")  Less 1988 $344K / —
  • Primary photo for The Slugger's WifeThe Slugger's Wife Writer ("ALL AMERICAN BOY") (as Dave Robbins)  Less 1985 $1.9MM / —
Past Television (6 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for The BrinkThe Brink (TV Series) Composer ( 10 episodes, 2015 )  Less 2015 10
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  • Primary photo for Independent LensIndependent Lens (TV Series) Composer ( 3 episodes, 2004–2012 ) , Musician (percussion) ( 1 episode, 2004 )  Less 2004–2012 3
  • Primary photo for Hopeless PicturesHopeless Pictures (TV Series) Composer ( 9 episodes, 2005 )  Less 2005 9
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  • Primary photo for The ExoneratedThe Exonerated (TV Movie) Composer  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for The Dead ZoneThe Dead Zone (TV Series) Performer ("Winter Snow") ( 1 episode, 2003 )  Less 2003 1
    • The Man Who Never Was (Mar 9, 2003) Performer ("Winter Snow") (as Dave Robbins)  Less
  • Primary photo for Everything That RisesEverything That Rises (TV Movie) Composer, Orchestrator  Less 1998
Self (1 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE

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Additional Credits (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

FilmCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • Eye Of The Hurricane * – Composer Braveart Films/Jesse Wolfe
  • Buck * – Composer Sundance Selects / Cindy Meehl
  • Revenge Of The Electric Car * – Composer Papercut Films / Chris Paine
  • Little Murder * – Composer Parlay Films / Pedrag Antonijevic
  • Casino Jack and the United States of Money * – Composer Magnolia Pictures / Alex Gibney
  • 9000 Needles * – Composer Bigfoot Entertainment / Doug Dearth
  • War Inc. * – Composer First Look Pictures / Joshua Seftel
  • Playground * – Composer Libby Spears / JAVA Films
  • Project Kashmir * – Composer Senain Kheshgi, Geeta Patel
  • King Of California * – Composer / Music Supervisor First Look Pictures / Mike Cahill
  • Embedded: Live! * – Composer / Music Supervisor Havoc Films / Tim Robbins
  • Mirror Wars: Reflection One * – Composer Kremlin Films / Vasili Chiginski
  • Meet Market * – Composer Presto Productions / Charlie Loventhal
  • The Rules Of Love * – Composer Bruno Coppola
  • The Prime Gig * – Composer Fine Line / Gregory Mosher
  • How To Kill Your Neighbor's Dog * – Composer Millenium / Michael Kalesniko
  • Cradle Will Rock * – Composer / Music Supervisor Touchstone / Tim Robbins
  • Savior * – Composer Columbia Tri-Star / Peter Antonijevic
  • Gattaca * – Additional Music Columbia / Andrew Niccol
  • Dead Man Walking * – Composer / Music Supervisor Polygram / Tim Robbins
  • Fast Getaway II * – Composer Live Entertainment / Oley Sassone
  • Twenty Bucks * – Composer Grammercy / Keva Rosenfeld
  • Bob Roberts * – Composer / Music Supervisor Miramax, Paramount / Tim Robbins
  • Too Much Sun * – Composer MGM / Robert Downey Sr.
  • Ted And Venus * – Composer Double Helix / Bud Cort
TelevisionCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • Hopeless Pictures (9 episodes) * – Composer IFC / Bob Balaban
  • The Exonerated * – Composer Court TV / Bob Balaban
  • The Day My God Died * – Composer PBS / Andrew Levine
  • Everything That Rises * – Composer TNT / Dennis Quaid
TheaterCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • Red Noses * – Sound Design The Actors Gang / Dominique Serrand
  • Break The Whip * – Composer / Musician The Actors Gang / Tim Robbins
  • The WTF?! Festival * – Music Director The Actors Gang
  • Aftermath * – Composer / Sound Design New York Theater Project / Jessica Blank Eric Jensson
  • Trial of the Catonsville 9 * – Sound Design The Actors Gang / Jon Kellam
  • I Am Not A Racist But... * – Sound Design The Actors Gang / Cynthia Ettinger
  • 1984 * – Composer / Sound Design The Actors Gang / Tim Robbins
  • Tartuffe * – Composer / Sound Design The Actors Gang / Jon Kellam
  • Embedded * – Composer / Sound Design The Actors Gang
  • The Mysteries * – Composer / Sound Design The Actors Gang
  • Orlando * – Composer / Sound Design The Actors Gang
  • Alagazam! * – Composer / Sound Design The Actors Gang
  • The Exonerated * – Composer / Sound Design The Actors Gang
  • Mephisto * – Composer / Sound Design The Actors Gang
  • The Seagull * – Composer / Sound Design The Actors Gang
  • Titus Andronicus * – Composer / Sound Design The Actors Gang
  • Mein Kampf * – Composer / Sound Design The Actors Gang
  • Klub * – Music Consultant The Actors Gang
  • Mayhem: The Invasion * – Composer / Sound Design The Actors Gang
  • The Good Woman Of Setzuan * – Composer / Sound Design The Actors Gang
  • Lower Depths * – Composer / Sound Design The Actors Gang
  • The Big Show * – Composer / Sound Design The Actors Gang
  • The Big Show * – Composer / Sound Design The Actors Gang
  • Carnage: A Comedy * – Composer / Sound Design The Actors Gang
  • Freaks * – Composer / Sound Design The Actors Gang
  • Battery * – Composer / Sound Design The Actors Gang
  • Violence * – Composer / Sound Design The Actors Gang
  • Slick Slack Griff Graff * – Composer / Sound Design The Actors Gang

Additional Awards (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

EVENTYEAR
  • Houston WorldFest * – Best Music 2003
  • Flanders Film Festival * – Best Original Music - George Delerue Award for "Impact of Music in Film" 1992

References (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

NAMEPHONE
  • Available upon request *
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