Charles Strouse

Composer
Charles Strouse was most commonly known for his impressive musical talents. He wrote the opera "The Future of the American Musical Theater," presented at the Northwood Institute, Midland, Michigan campus. In 1977, he ... Read more »
Born: 06/07/1928

Filmography

Music (51)

Annie 2014 (Movie)

(Music)

Cathouse: The Musical 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

Song

Charlie Bartlett 2008 (Movie)

("Those Were The Days (Theme From All In The Family)") (Song)

Fred Claus 2007 (Movie)

("Tomorrow") (Song)

Iconoclasts 2007 (Tv Show)

Composer

Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World 2006 (Movie)

("Put On A Happy Face") (Song)

Just Like Heaven 2005 (Movie)

("Tomorrow(from the Broadway Musical "Annie")) (Song)

Taxicab Confessions: New York, New York 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Song

Beyond the Sea 2004 (Movie)

("Once Upon A Time") (Song)

Shrek 2 2004 (Movie)

("Tomorrow") (Song)

School of Rock 2003 (Movie)

("Tomorrow") (Song)

Secondhand Lions 2003 (Movie)

("A Lot of Livin' To Do") (Song)

Austin Powers in Goldmember 2002 (Movie)

("Hard Knock Life (Ghetto Anthem - Dr. Evil Mix)") (Song)

Kissing Jessica Stein 2002 (Movie)

("Put on a Happy Face") (Song)

Annie (TV) 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Music

Hanging Up 2000 (Movie)

("Once Upon a Time") (Song)

Edtv 1999 (Movie)

("A Lot of Livin' To Do (from musical 'Bye Bye Birdie')") (Song)

Pushing Tin 1999 (Movie)

("Tomorrow (from Broadway Musical 'Annie')") (Song)

You've Got Mail 1998 (Movie)

("Tomorrow (from the Broadway musical 'Annie')") (Song)

Fathers' Day 1997 (Movie)

("Put on a Happy Face (from musical 'Bye Bye Birdie')") (Song)

Challenge to America 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Music

Serial Mom 1994 (Movie)

("Tomorrow") (Song)

Dave 1993 (Movie)

("Tomorrow") (Song)

Life With Mikey 1993 (Movie)

("Kids") (Song)

Year of the Comet 1992 (Movie)

("A Lot of Livin' to Do") (Song)

29th Street 1991 (Movie)

("Put on a Happy Face") (Song)

Jungle Fever 1991 (Movie)

("Once Upon a Time") (Song)

Night of 100 Stars III 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Song

All Dogs Go to Heaven 1989 (Movie)

songs("You Can't Keep a Good Dog Down" "Let Me Be Surprised" "What's Mine Is Yours" "Let's Make Music Together") (Song)

Ishtar 1987 (Movie)

("Tomorrow") (Music)

Off Beat 1986 (Movie)

("Put on a Happy Face") (Song)

Archie Bunker's Place 1979 - 1983 (TV Show)

Theme Music

Annie 1982 (Movie)

music of stage play (Music)

Just Tell Me What You Want 1980 (Movie)

(Music)

All in the Family 1970 - 1979 (TV Show)

Theme Music

It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's Superman 1974 - 1975 (TV Show)

Original Music

Applause 1972 - 1973 (TV Show)

Song

There Was a Crooked Man 1970 (Movie)

(Music)

The Night They Raided Minsky's 1968 (Movie)

(Music)

The Night They Raided Minsky's 1968 (Movie)

songs("The Night They Raided Minsky's" "Take Ten Terrific Girls But Only 9 Costumes" "How I Love Her" "Perfect Gentleman" "You Rat, You" "Penny Arcade" "Wait For Me") (Song)

Bonnie and Clyde 1967 (Movie)

(Music)

Bye Bye Birdie 1963 (Movie)

songs (Song)

The Mating Game 1958 (Movie)

("The Mating Game") (Song)

Annie: A Royal Adventure (TV Show)

Music

Bye Bye Birdie (TV Show)

Music

Portrait of a Showgirl (TV Show)

Music

The Worst Witch (TV Show)

Song
Actor (9)

An Evening With Alan Jay Lerner 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

Music By Richard Rodgers 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

Liberty Weekend 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

Actor

Broadway Plays Washington! 1981 - 1982 (TV Show)

Actor

Life After Tomorrow (TV Show)

Actor
Writer (1)

Annie 2014 (Movie)

(from music for musical stage play: "Annie") (Source Material)

Biography

Charles Strouse was most commonly known for his impressive musical talents. He wrote the opera "The Future of the American Musical Theater," presented at the Northwood Institute, Midland, Michigan campus. In 1977, he directed the ASCAP workshop for young composers in NY. Strouse began his entertainment career with his music featured in films like "The Mating Game" (1959), "Bonnie and Clyde" (1967) with Warren Beatty and the western "There Was a Crooked Man" (1970) with Kirk Douglas. His music also appeared in the comedy "Just Tell Me What You Want" (1980) with Ali MacGraw. Strouse won a Primetime Emmy Award for "Bye Bye Birdie" in 1996. Strouse won a Musical Tony Award in 1970. Strouse was nominated for an Original Song BAFTA Award for "Annie" in 1982. In the eighties and the nineties, Strouse's music continued to appear on the silver screen, including in films like "All Dogs Go to Heaven" (1989) with Dom DeLuise, "Jungle Fever" (1991) and the Danny Aiello action film "29th Street" (1991). His work was also in "Year of the Comet" (1992) with Penelope Ann Miller. Strouse's music was also featured in the comedy "Edtv" (1999) with Matthew McConaughey, the action flick "Pushing Tin" (1999) with John Cusack and the Meg Ryan dramatic adaptation "Hanging Up" (2000). His music was also featured in the dramatic adaptation "Kissing Jessica Stein" (2002) with Jennifer Westfeldt and the Mike Myers smash hit comedy sequel "Austin Powers in Goldmember" (2002). Strouse's music was most recently used in "Charlie Bartlett" (2008). Strouse had two children.

Relationships

Victoria Strouse

Daughter

Nicholas Strouse

Son

Milestones

1977

Directed the ASCAP workshop for young composers in NY

Composed the theme music for the TV series "All in the Family"

Wrote the opera "The Future of the American Musical Theater," presented at the Northwood Institute, Midland, Michigan campus

Bonus Trivia

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Honored with an award from the Northwood Institute for his "outstanding achievements in the arts" (1991)

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Strouse has lectured at the Northwood Institute in Dallas.

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Inducted into the Theater Hall of Fame in 2001.

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