Alfred Newman

Composer, Conductor, Concert pianist
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Born: 03/16/1901 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA

Filmography

Music (112)

Silver Linings Playbook 2012 (Movie)

("The Moon Of Manakoora") (Song)

Fanboys 2009 (Movie)

("20th Century Fox Fanfare") (Song)

Fanboys 2009 (Movie)

("20th Century Fox Fanfare") (Song)

The Edge of Love 2009 (Movie)

("Blue Tahitian Moon") (Song)

V for Vendetta 2006 (Movie)

("The Duel, Love Theme, and End Title from The Count of Monte Cristo") (Music)

In Her Shoes 2005 (Movie)

("The Best of Everything") (Song)

Inventing the Abbotts 1997 (Movie)

("Anastasia") (Song)

Picture Perfect 1997 (Movie)

("Anastasia") (Song)

The Neon Bible 1996 (Movie)

song composer("David O Selznick Insignia Tune") (Composer)

Hollywood Sound 1994 (Movie)

music composer (Composer)

The Long Day Closes 1993 (Movie)

music composer("Fox Fanfare") (Composer)

Players 1979 (Movie)

("Fox Fanfare") (Music)

The Mark of Zorro 1974 - 1975 (TV Show)

Song

Airport 1970 (Movie)

music director (Music)

Airport 1970 (Movie)

(Music)

Firecreek 1968 (Movie)

(Music)

Camelot 1966 (Movie)

music director (Music)

Nevada Smith 1965 (Movie)

(Music)

The Greatest Story Ever Told 1965 (Movie)

(Music Conductor)

The Greatest Story Ever Told 1965 (Movie)

(Music)

How the West Was Won 1962 (Movie)

("How the West Was Won") (Song)

How the West Was Won 1962 (Movie)

(Music)

State Fair 1962 (Movie)

(Music Conductor)

State Fair 1962 (Movie)

(Music)

State Fair 1962 (Movie)

(Music Supervisor)

The Counterfeit Traitor 1962 (Movie)

(Music)

Flower Drum Song 1961 (Movie)

music supervision (Music Supervisor)

Flower Drum Song 1961 (Movie)

music director (Music)

The Pleasure of His Company 1961 (Movie)

(Music)

A Certain Smile 1958 (Movie)

(Music)

South Pacific 1958 (Movie)

(Music Conductor)

South Pacific 1958 (Movie)

(Music Supervisor)

The Best of Everything 1958 (Movie)

title song (Song)

The Best of Everything 1958 (Movie)

(Music)

The Diary of Anne Frank 1958 (Movie)

(Music)

Anastasia 1956 (Movie)

(Music)

Bus Stop 1956 (Movie)

(Music)

Carousel 1956 (Movie)

music director (Music)

The King and I 1956 (Movie)

(Music)

A Man Called Peter 1955 (Movie)

music director (Music)

A Man Called Peter 1955 (Movie)

(Music)

Daddy Long Legs 1955 (Movie)

music director (Music)

Love Is a Many Splendored Thing 1955 (Movie)

(Music)

The Seven Year Itch 1955 (Movie)

(Music)

Demetrius and the Gladiators 1954 (Movie)

music director (Music)

Hell and High Water 1954 (Movie)

(Music)

The Egyptian 1954 (Movie)

(Music)

There's No Business Like Show Business 1954 (Movie)

music director (Music)

Call Me Madam 1953 (Movie)

music director (Music)

Destination Gobi 1953 (Movie)

music director (Music)

How to Marry a Millionaire 1952 (Movie)

(Music)

O. Henry's Full House 1952 (Movie)

(Music)

The Prisoner of Zenda 1952 (Movie)

(Music)

Viva Zapata! 1952 (Movie)

music director (Music)

Fourteen Hours 1951 (Movie)

(Music)

All About Eve 1950 (Movie)

(Music)

Broken Arrow 1950 (Movie)

music director (Music)

Pinky 1949 (Movie)

(Music)

Twelve O'Clock High 1949 (Movie)

(Music)

Unfaithfully Yours 1948 (Movie)

music director (Music)

A Letter to Three Wives 1947 (Movie)

(Music)

Boomerang 1947 (Movie)

music director (Music)

Gentleman's Agreement 1947 (Movie)

(Music)

13 Rue Madeleine 1946 (Movie)

(Music)

Margie 1946 (Movie)

music director (Music)

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn 1945 (Movie)

(Music)

Irish Eyes Are Smiling 1944 (Movie)

music director (Music)

Ball of Fire 1942 (Movie)

(Music)

The Song of Bernadette 1942 (Movie)

(Music)

Blood and Sand 1941 (Movie)

music director (Music)

How Green Was My Valley 1941 (Movie)

music director (Music)

Springtime in the Rockies 1941 (Movie)

music director (Music)

Ten Gentlemen From West Point 1941 (Movie)

music director (Music)

The Black Swan 1941 (Movie)

(Music)

The Grapes of Wrath 1940 (Movie)

music director (Music)

Foreign Correspondent 1939 (Movie)

(Music)

Wuthering Heights 1939 (Movie)

(Music)

Wuthering Heights 1939 (Movie)

music director (Music)

Beau Geste 1938 (Movie)

(Music)

Drums Along the Mohawk 1938 (Movie)

(Music)

Gunga Din 1938 (Movie)

(Music)

The Hunchback of Notre Dame 1938 (Movie)

(Music)

The Rains Came 1938 (Movie)

(Music)

They Shall Have Music 1938 (Movie)

(Music)

Young Mr. Lincoln 1938 (Movie)

music director (Music)

Alexander's Ragtime Band 1937 (Movie)

music director (Music)

The Cowboy and the Lady 1937 (Movie)

music director (Music)

The Goldwyn Follies 1937 (Movie)

music director (Music)

Come and Get It 1936 (Movie)

(Music)

Dead End 1936 (Movie)

music director (Music)

Hurricane 1936 (Movie)

music director (Music)

Modern Times 1936 (Movie)

music director (Music)

Stella Dallas 1936 (Movie)

music director (Music)

The Prisoner of Zenda 1936 (Movie)

(Music)

Wee Willie Winkie 1936 (Movie)

music director (Music)

Barbary Coast 1935 (Movie)

music director (Music)

Barbary Coast 1935 (Movie)

(Music)

Born to Dance 1935 (Movie)

music director (Music)

Dancing Pirate 1935 (Movie)

music director (Music)

Dodsworth 1935 (Movie)

(Music)

Dodsworth 1935 (Movie)

music director (Music)

Ramona 1935 (Movie)

(Music)

The Gay Desperado 1935 (Movie)

music director (Music)

These Three 1935 (Movie)

music director (Music)

Folies Bergere 1934 (Movie)

music director (Music)

The Call of the Wild 1934 (Movie)

(Music)

The Dark Angel 1934 (Movie)

music director (Music)

Blood Money 1932 (Movie)

music director (Music)

Arrowsmith 1930 (Movie)

(Music)

Tonight or Never 1930 (Movie)

music director (Music)
Actor (1)

They Shall Have Music 1938 (Movie)

(Actor)

Relationships

Martha Newman

Wife
Married 1947 until his death Feb. 17, 1970

Irving Newman

Brother

Randy Newman Song

Nephew
Born Nov. 28, 1943 to Irving and Adele Newman

Joey Newman Song

Great-Nephew
grandson of composer Lionel Newman

Bill Newman Song

Nephew
son of Emil Newman

Marc Newman

Brother
born 1908 died 1980

David Newman Music

Child
Born 1954

Robert Newman

Brother
born 1903 died 1982

Lionel Newman Music Supervisor

Sibling
Born 1916 died 1989

Emil Newman Music Supervisor

Sibling
Born 1910 died 1984

Maria Newman Music Supervisor

Child
Born c. 1962

Thomas Newman Music Supervisor

Child
Born 1955

Milestones

1957

Was nominated for an Oscar every year for the last 20 years

1940

Became General Music Director for 20th Century Fox

1940

Received four Oscar nominations in one year for four different films

1938

Signed with 20th Century Fox

1931

Signed with United Artists

1930

Invited to Hollywood by United Artists head at urging of Irving Berlin

1918

Conducted his first orchestra at the age of 17

Bonus Trivia

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Newman was nominated for 45 Academy Awards and won nine.

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One of six motion picture composers honored with a postage stamp in 1999.

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″composing is sitting in a room, wearing out pencils″ - from interview with David Rakson on americancomposers.org

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