John Dankworth

Composer, Conductor
Songwriter and performer whose jazz-oriented scores enhanced several British films of the 1960s. Frequent collaborator with directors Karel Reisz and Joseph Losey.
Born: 09/20/1927 in Essex, England, GB

Filmography

Music (40)

The Devil and Daniel Johnston 2006 (Movie)

("Desperate Dan") (Song)

Gangster No. 1 2002 (Movie)

(Music)

Kiss Kiss Bang Bang 2001 (Movie)

(Music)

The Last of the Blonde Bombshells 2000 (Movie)

(Cleo Laine) (Music Arranger)

Strike It Rich 1990 (Movie)

(Music)

John Forsythe's World of Survival 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Music

Pianorama 1972 (Movie)

(Music)

10 Rillington Place 1970 (Movie)

(Music Conductor)

10 Rillington Place 1970 (Movie)

(Music)

The Last Grenade 1970 (Movie)

(Music)

Perfect Friday 1969 (Movie)

(Music)

The Avengers 1965 - 1969 (TV Show)

Music

The Engagement 1969 (Movie)

(Music)

Boom! 1968 (Movie)

("Hideaway") (Song)

Salt and Pepper 1968 (Movie)

(Music)

The Magus 1968 (Movie)

(Music)

The Magus 1968 (Movie)

(Music Conductor)

Accident 1967 (Movie)

(Music)

The Last Safari 1967 (Movie)

(Music)

Fathom 1966 (Movie)

(Music)

Darling 1965 (Movie)

(Music)

Modesty Blaise 1965 (Movie)

(Music)

Morgan 1965 (Movie)

(Music)

Return From the Ashes 1965 (Movie)

(Music)

Return From the Ashes 1965 (Movie)

(Music Conductor)

Sands of the Kalahari 1965 (Movie)

(Music)

The Idol 1965 (Movie)

(Music)

A Taste of Honey 1962 (Movie)

(Song)

The Criminal 1962 (Movie)

(Music)

The Criminal 1962 (Movie)

(Music Conductor)

The Servant 1962 (Movie)

(Music)

The Servant 1962 (Movie)

("All Gone") (Song)

The Servant 1962 (Movie)

(Music Conductor)

Saturday Night and Sunday Morning 1961 (Movie)

("Let's Slip Away") (Song)

Saturday Night and Sunday Morning 1961 (Movie)

(Music Conductor)

Saturday Night and Sunday Morning 1961 (Movie)

(Music)

Sapphire 1959 (Movie)

(Performer)

We Are the Lambeth Boys 1958 (Movie)

(Music)

Fathom (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

Fathom (Movie)

(Songwriter)
Actor (3)

CBS' Happy New Year America 1987 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

Cotton Club '75 1974 - 1975 (TV Show)

Actor

All Night Long 1963 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Biography

Songwriter and performer whose jazz-oriented scores enhanced several British films of the 1960s. Frequent collaborator with directors Karel Reisz and Joseph Losey.

Relationships

Jacqueline Dankworth

Daughter
performs with group Field of Blur

Alec Dankworth

Son

Cleo Laine

Wife
born on October 28, 1927 married in 1958

EDUCATION

Royal Academy of Music

Milestones

1960

First feature as composer, Joseph Losey's "The Criminal/The Concrete Jungle"

1959

First film as composer, Karel Reisz's medium-length documentary "We Are the Lambeth Boys"

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