Gus Kahn

Lyricist, Vaudeville writer
Began his career in vaudeville before turning his attention to Hollywood and Broadway in the mid-20s, collaborating with George Gershwin, Sigmund Romberg, Walter Donaldson and Bronislau Kaper. Kahn was played by Danny ... Read more »
Born: 11/06/1886 in Germany

Filmography

Music (93)

Pixels 2015 (Movie)

("It Had To Be You") (Song)

Song One 2015 (Movie)

("My Baby Just Cared For Me") (Song)

My Week With Marilyn 2011 (Movie)

("You Stepped Out Of A Dream") (Song)

Barney's Version 2010 (Movie)

("You Stepped Out Of A Dream") (Song)

Leap Year 2010 (Movie)

("Dream A Little Dream Of Me") (Song)

Repo Men 2010 (Movie)

("Dream A Little Dream Of Me") (Song)

Easy Virtue 2009 (Movie)

("Makin' Whoopee") (Song)

Public Enemies 2009 (Movie)

("Love Me Or Leave Me") (Song)

College Road Trip 2008 (Movie)

("It Had To Be You") (Song)

Kit Kittredge: An American Girl 2008 (Movie)

("Ain't We Got Fun") (Song)

Leatherheads 2008 (Movie)

("Toot, Toot, Tootsie Good-bye") (Song)

Ira & Abby 2007 (Movie)

("Ain't We Got Fun") (Song)

Spider-Man 3 2007 (Movie)

"I'm Thru With Love" (Song)

City of Ghosts 2003 (Movie)

("Do You Believe In Love At First Sight") (Song)

Lost In Translation 2003 (Movie)

("You Stepped Out Of A Dream") (Song)

Paycheck 2003 (Movie)

("Dream A Little Dream Of Me") (Song)

Don't Say A Word 2001 (Movie)

songs("Makin' Whoopee (Live)" "Dream a Little, Dream of Me") (Song)

Evolution 2001 (Movie)

("Makin' Whoopee") (Song)

28 Days 2000 (Movie)

("Carolina in the Morning") (Song)

Joe Gould's Secret 2000 (Movie)

("I'll Never Be the Same") (Song)

Eyes Wide Shut 1999 (Movie)

("It had to Be You") (Song)

Sweet and Lowdown 1999 (Movie)

("I'll See You in My Dreams") (Song)

The Cider House Rules 1999 (Movie)

("Ukulele Lady") (Song)

Billy's Hollywood Screen Kiss 1998 (Movie)

("Love Me or Leave Me") (Song)

Primary Colors 1998 (Movie)

("Toot Toot Tootsie! (Goodbye)") (Song)

Buddy 1997 (Movie)

("My Buddy") (Song)

Deconstructing Harry 1997 (Movie)

("Dream a Little Dream of Me") (Song)

L.A. Confidential 1997 (Movie)

("Makin' Whoopee") (Song)

Tomorrow Never Dies 1997 (Movie)

("It Had to Be You") (Song)

American Cinema 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Song

Clifford 1994 (Movie)

("San Francisco") (Song)

That's Entertainment! III 1994 (Movie)

lyrics("You Stepped Out of a Dream" from "Ziegfeld Girl") (Theme Lyrics)

Sleepless in Seattle 1993 (Movie)

("Makin' Whoopee") (Song)

A League of Their Own 1992 (Movie)

("It Had to be You") (Song)

Husbands and Wives 1992 (Movie)

("Makin' Whoopee") (Song)

Ruby 1992 (Movie)

("It Had to Be You") (Song)

The Fred Astaire Songbook 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Theme Lyrics

True Colors 1991 (Movie)

("It Had to Be You") (Song)

Goodfellas 1990 (Movie)

("Toot, Toot, Tootsie Goodbye") (Song)

Bert Rigby, You're a Fool 1989 (Movie)

("Dream a Little Dream of Me") (Song)

Let's Get Lost 1989 (Movie)

("While My Lady Sleeps") (Song)

The Dream Team 1989 (Movie)

("Dream a Little Dream For Me") (Song)

The Fabulous Baker Boys 1989 (Movie)

("Makin' Whoopee") (Song)

When Harry Met Sally... 1989 (Movie)

("It Had to Be You") (Song)

Crossing Delancey 1988 (Movie)

lyrics("It Had to Be You") (Theme Lyrics)

Evening at Pops (07/16/88) 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Song

Monkey Shines 1988 (Movie)

("Ain't We Got Fun") (Song)

Heat 1987 (Movie)

("Ain't We Got Fun") (Song)

Radio Days 1987 (Movie)

("Carioca") (Song)

Before Stonewall 1986 (Movie)

("My Buddy") (Song)

Heartburn 1986 (Movie)

("Yes Sir That's My Baby") (Song)

Nobody's Fool 1986 (Movie)

songs("Yes, Sir, That's My Baby" "Riptide") (Song)

Maria's Lovers 1985 (Movie)

("Makin' Whoopee") (Song)

Bolero 1984 (Movie)

("As Time Goes By") (Song)

The Cotton Club 1984 (Movie)

("Nobody's Sweetheart") (Song)

Zelig 1983 (Movie)

("Ain't We Got Fun") (Song)

Annie Hall 1977 (Movie)

("It Had to Be You") (Song)

Marilyn Times Five 1973 (Movie)

("I'm Through With Love") (Song)

They Shoot Horses, Don't They? 1969 (Movie)

("Coquette") (Song)

Star! 1968 (Movie)

("'N' Everything") (Song)

A Thousand Clowns 1964 (Movie)

("Yes Sir, That's My Baby") (Song)

Some Like It Hot 1959 (Movie)

("I'm Through With Love") (Song)

Love Me or Leave Me 1955 (Movie)

("Love Me Or Leave Me") (Song)

By the Light of the Silvery Moon 1953 (Movie)

songs("Your Eyes Have Told Me So" "Ain't We Got Fun") (Song)

Easy to Love 1953 (Movie)

("Coquette") (Song)

Broadway Rhythm 1943 (Movie)

lyrics (Theme Lyrics)

Balalaika 1938 (Movie)

lyrics (Theme Lyrics)

A Day at the Races 1936 (Movie)

lyrics (Theme Lyrics)

Captains Courageous 1936 (Movie)

lyrics (Theme Lyrics)

Three Smart Girls 1936 (Movie)

lyrics (Theme Lyrics)

San Francisco 1935 (Movie)

lyrics (Theme Lyrics)

Love Me Forever 1934 (Movie)

lyrics (Theme Lyrics)

Naughty Marietta 1934 (Movie)

lyrics (Theme Lyrics)

Thanks a Million 1934 (Movie)

songs (Song)

The Merry Widow 1933 (Movie)

lyrics (Theme Lyrics)

Big City Blues 1931 (Movie)

lyrics (Theme Lyrics)

The Jazz Singer 1927 (Movie)

lyrics (Theme Lyrics)

Andrew Jenks, Room 335 (TV Show)

Composer

Escapade (Movie)

(Songwriter)

Everybody Sing (Movie)

(Songwriter)

Flying Down to Rio (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

Flying Down to Rio (Movie)

(Songwriter)

Forsaking All Others (Movie)

(Songwriter)

Idiot's Delight (Movie)

(Songwriter)

In Old Monterey (Movie)

(Songwriter)

Incendiary Blonde (Movie)

(Featured Music)

Love on the Run (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

Once Upon a Time (Movie)

(Featured Music)

Operator 13 (Movie)

(Songwriter)

Remains to Be Seen (Movie)

(Featured Music)

Rhapsody in Blue (Movie)

(Featured Music)

Whoopee! (Movie)

(Songwriter)

Biography

Began his career in vaudeville before turning his attention to Hollywood and Broadway in the mid-20s, collaborating with George Gershwin, Sigmund Romberg, Walter Donaldson and Bronislau Kaper. Kahn was played by Danny Kaye in the 1952 biopic, "I'll See You in My Dreams" (1952).

Relationships

Grace Kahn

Wife

Irene Khan

Daughter
born in 1923

Donald Khan

Son
born in 1920

Milestones

1890

Moved to US at age four

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