Dimitri Tiomkin

Composer, Conductor, Songwriter
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Born: 05/10/1899 in St Petersburg, , RU

Filmography

Music (96)

The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Her/Him 2014 (Movie)

("Wild Is The Wind") (Song)

Happy Feet Two 2011 (Movie)

("Rawhide") (Song)

Inglourious Basterds 2009 (Movie)

("The Green Leaves Of Summer") (Song Performer)

Inglourious Basterds 2009 (Movie)

("The Green Leaves Of Summer") (Song)

Ghost Town 2008 (Movie)

(Theme From "Rawhide") (Theme Song)

Alpha Dog 2007 (Movie)

("Wild is the Wind") (Song)

Kinky Boots 2006 (Movie)

("Wild Is The Wind") (Song)

Shrek 2 2004 (Movie)

(Theme from "Rawhide") (Theme Song)

My Favorite Martian 1999 (Movie)

("Rawhide Theme") (Song)

Merry Christmas, George Bailey 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Music

Metro 1997 (Movie)

("High Noon (Do Not Forsake Me)") (Music)

Suburbia 1997 (Movie)

("Town Without Pity") (Song)

American Cinema 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Song

Hollywood Sound 1994 (Movie)

music composer (Composer)

Point of No Return 1993 (Movie)

("Wild Is the Wind") (Song)

The Man Without A Face 1993 (Movie)

("The Challenge") (Song)

Jennifer Eight 1992 (Movie)

("High Noon (Do Not Forsake Me)") (Song)

An American Tail: Fievel Goes West 1991 (Movie)

("Rawhide") (Song)

City Slickers 1991 (Movie)

("Rawhide") (Song)

Look Who's Talking 1989 (Movie)

("Town Without Pity") (Song)

Good Morning, Vietnam 1987 (Movie)

("Rawhide") (Song)

The MGM Three Stooges Festival 1982 (Movie)

(Music)

Friendly Persuasion 1974 - 1975 (TV Show)

Song

Great Catherine 1968 (Movie)

(Music)

The War Wagon 1966 (Movie)

songs (Song)

The War Wagon 1966 (Movie)

(Music)

Circus World 1964 (Movie)

(Music)

55 Days at Peking 1963 (Movie)

(Music Conductor)

55 Days at Peking 1963 (Movie)

(Music)

55 Days at Peking 1963 (Movie)

("So Little Time") (Song)

The Fall of the Roman Empire 1963 (Movie)

(Music)

The Guns of Navarone 1961 (Movie)

(Music)

The Guns of Navarone 1961 (Movie)

(Music Conductor)

The Last Sunset 1961 (Movie)

("Pretty Little Girl In the Yellow Dress") (Song)

Town Without Pity 1961 (Movie)

title song (Song)

Town Without Pity 1961 (Movie)

(Music)

The Alamo 1960 (Movie)

(Music)

The Sundowners 1960 (Movie)

(Music)

The Unforgiven 1960 (Movie)

(Music)

Rio Bravo 1959 (Movie)

songs("My Rifle My Pony and Me" "Cindy" "Deguello") (Song)

Rio Bravo 1959 (Movie)

(Music Conductor)

Rio Bravo 1959 (Movie)

(Music)

Last Train From Gun Hill 1958 (Movie)

(Music)

The Old Man and the Sea 1958 (Movie)

(Music Conductor)

The Old Man and the Sea 1958 (Movie)

(Music)

The Young Land 1958 (Movie)

(Music)

Gunfight at the O.K. Corral 1957 (Movie)

(Song)

Gunfight at the O.K. Corral 1957 (Movie)

(Music)

Night Passage 1957 (Movie)

songs (Song)

Night Passage 1957 (Movie)

(Music)

Wild Is the Wind 1957 (Movie)

songs (Song)

Wild Is the Wind 1957 (Movie)

(Music)

Friendly Persuasion 1956 (Movie)

songs (Song)

Friendly Persuasion 1956 (Movie)

(Music)

Giant 1956 (Movie)

music composer & conductor (Music)

Tension at Table Rock 1956 (Movie)

songs (Song)

Tension at Table Rock 1956 (Movie)

(Music)

Land of the Pharaohs 1955 (Movie)

(Music)

Strange Lady in Town 1955 (Movie)

title song (Song)

Strange Lady in Town 1955 (Movie)

(Music)

A Bullet Is Waiting 1954 (Movie)

(Music)

Dial M For Murder 1954 (Movie)

(Music)

The High and the Mighty 1954 (Movie)

title song (Song)

The High and the Mighty 1954 (Movie)

(Music)

Angel Face 1953 (Movie)

(Music Conductor)

Angel Face 1953 (Movie)

(Music)

Blowing Wild 1953 (Movie)

songs (Song)

Blowing Wild 1953 (Movie)

(Music)

His Majesty O'Keefe 1953 (Movie)

(Music)

I Confess 1953 (Movie)

(Music)

Jeopardy 1953 (Movie)

music supervision (Music Supervisor)

High Noon 1952 (Movie)

("High Noon") (Song)

High Noon 1952 (Movie)

(Music)

The Big Sky 1952 (Movie)

(Music)

The Happy Time 1952 (Movie)

(Music)

Strangers On a Train 1951 (Movie)

(Music)

The Thing 1951 (Movie)

(Music)

The Well 1951 (Movie)

(Music)

D.O.A. 1950 (Movie)

(Music)

Champion 1949 (Movie)

(Music)

Red River 1948 (Movie)

(Music)

Duel in the Sun 1947 (Movie)

(Music)

Portrait of Jennie 1947 (Movie)

(Music)

The Long Night 1947 (Movie)

(Music)

It's a Wonderful Life 1946 (Movie)

(Musical Score, Writer and Director) (Music)

Dillinger 1945 (Movie)

(Music)

Shadow of a Doubt 1943 (Movie)

(Music)

The Bridge of San Luis Rey 1943 (Movie)

music director (Music)

Why We Fight 1941 (Movie)

(Music)

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington 1939 (Movie)

(Music)

Only Angels Have Wings 1939 (Movie)

(Music)

You Can't Take It With You 1938 (Movie)

(Music)

Lost Horizon 1936 (Movie)

(Music)

Rawhide (TV Show)

Music
Producer (2)

MacKenna's Gold 1969 (Movie)

(Producer)

Tchaikovsky 1969 (Movie)

(Producer)
Actor (1)

The Four Poster 1952 (Movie)

music (Actor)

Relationships

Albertina Rasch

Wife

EDUCATION

St Petersburg University

St Petersburg Conservatory of Music

University of St Mary's

Milestones

1969

Returned to Russia to serve as executive producer on a biopic of "Tchaikovsky" (1971)

1968

Scores final film, "Chaikovsky"

1959

Receives fourth and final Oscar for "The Old Man and the Sea" (1958)

1952

Credited with saving "High Noon" (1952) with theme song, "Do Not Forsake Me, Oh My Darlin'"

1942

Works on first of four Alfred Hitchcock films, "Shadow of a Doubt"

1940

Picks up first of 22 Oscar nominations for "Mr. Smith Goes To Washington" (1939)

1937

Hired by Frank Capra to write and perform score for "Lost Horizon"

1925

Pursued a career as a concert pianist, conductor and composer in Europe before emigrating to US

Bonus Trivia

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

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Tiomkin published his autobiography, Please Don't Hate Me, in 1959.

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Tiomkin made a handful of TV appearances during his career on the likes of "What's My Line" (CBS, 1950-1967), "The Jack Benny Program" (CBS, 1961) and "You Bet Your Life" (NBC, 1950-1961)

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The U.S. Postal Service added Tiomkin's image to their "Legends of American Music" stamp series in 1999.

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Seven of Tiomkin's scores were nominated for the American Film Institute's Greatest Film Scores, with "High Noon" (1952) placing the highest at No.10.

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