Billy May

Billy May produced music that was featured in many Hollywood productions. Billy May began his entertainment career with his music featured in films like "The Fuzzy Pink Nightgown" (1957) with Jane Russell, the Frank ... Read more »
Born: 11/10/1916 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Filmography

Music (47)

21 Jump Street 2012 (Movie)

("Lookin' Fly") (Song)

The Green Hornet 2011 (Movie)

("Green Hornet Theme") (Song)

Pride and Glory 2008 (Movie)

("Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer") (Song Performer)

Beyond the Sea 2004 (Movie)

(Music Arranger)

Beyond the Sea 2004 (Movie)

Orchestrations (Original Music)

Cheaper by the Dozen 2003 (Movie)

("Hands Up") (Song)

The In-Laws 2003 (Movie)

("Gopher Mambo") (Song)

Confessions of a Dangerous Mind 2002 (Movie)

("Gopher Mambo") (Song)

Death to Smoochy 2002 (Movie)

("Goomba Boomba") (Song)

Two Weeks Notice 2002 (Movie)

("Mais Oui Mambo") (Song)

Ordinary Decent Criminal 2000 (Movie)

("Gopher Mambo") (Song)

Once Around 1991 (Movie)

(Original Music)

The Rocketeer 1991 (Movie)

(Original Music)

Cocoon: the Return 1988 (Movie)

(Original Music)

Batteries Not Included 1987 (Movie)

(Original Music)

Evening at Pops (07/18/87) 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Song

Morons From Outer Space 1985 (Movie)

("American Patrol") (Song Performer)

All of Me 1984 (Movie)

("All Of Me") (Music Arranger)

Racing With the Moon 1984 (Movie)

(big band) (Original Music)

Swing Shift 1984 (Movie)

(Original Music)

The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas 1982 (Movie)

(Original Music)

Pennies From Heaven 1981 (Movie)

music director (Music)

Pennies From Heaven 1981 (Movie)

(Music Arranger)

Emergency! 1953 - 1955, 1958 - 1962, 1971 - 1979 (Tv Show)

Music

Sam 1977 - 1978 (TV Show)

Music

The Carpenters at Christmas 1977 - 1978 (TV Show)

Music

Sam 1976 - 1977 (TV Show)

Music

The Front Page 1974 (Movie)

(Music Supervisor)

The Mod Squad 1968 - 1973 (TV Show)

Music

The Green Hornet 1966 - 1967 (TV Show)

Music

Tony Rome 1967 (Movie)

(Music)

Tony Rome 1967 (Movie)

song and lyrics("Something Here Inside of Me") (Song)

Johnny Cool 1963 (Movie)

(Music)

The Kraft Music Hall 1953 - 1955, 1958 - 1962 (Tv Show)

Music

Sergeants 3 1961 (Movie)

(Music)

The Fuzzy Pink Nightgown 1957 (Movie)

(Music)

Batman (TV Show)

Music

CHiPs (TV Show)

Music

Little Mo (TV Show)

Music

Tail Gunner Joe (TV Show)

Music

The Ballad of Andy Crocker (TV Show)

Music

The Pigeon (TV Show)

Music

The Specialists (TV Show)

Music
Actor (7)

Lucky You 2007 (Movie)

Frank Belando (Actor)

1998 Goodwill Games 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

Nat King Cole: Loved in Return 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

The Glenn Miller Band Reunion 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

The Milton Berle Show 1953 - 1955 (Tv Show)

Actor

Nightmare (Movie)

Louie Simes (Actor)

Biography

Billy May produced music that was featured in many Hollywood productions. Billy May began his entertainment career with his music featured in films like "The Fuzzy Pink Nightgown" (1957) with Jane Russell, the Frank Sinatra comedy "Sergeants 3" (1962) and the Henry de Silva dramatic adaptation "Johnny Cool" (1963). His music also appeared in the crime adaptation "Tony Rome" (1967) with Frank Sinatra and the comedy "The Secret Life of an American Wife" (1968) with Walter Matthau. In the eighties, Billy May devoted his time to various credits, such as "Pennies From Heaven" (1981) starring Steve Martin, "The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas" (1982) starring Burt Reynolds and "Racing With the Moon" with Sean Penn (1984). He also worked on "Swing Shift" (1984) starring Goldie Hawn. Billy May's music was also featured in "Yma Sumac: Hollywood's Inca Princess" (1992), "Ordinary Decent Criminal" (2000) and the comedy "Death to Smoochy" (2002) with Robin Williams. His music was also featured in the Sandra Bullock comedy "Two Weeks Notice" (2002). Billy May was most recently credited in the Jonah Hill box office smash action picture "21 Jump Street" (2012). Billy May passed away in January 2004 at the age of 88.

Milestones

Popular songs include "Cheek To Cheek" and "The Green Hornet".

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