Ken Thorne

Throughout his Hollywood career, Academy Award-winning musician Ken Thorne proved a true master of his craft. He followed this honor with songs in the dramatic adaptation "How I Won the War" (1967) with Michael ... Read more »
Born: 01/26/1924

Filmography

Music (62)

Marco Polo 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

Music

Santa Jr 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Music

Robert Ludlum's The Apocalypse Watch 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Music

Sunset Grill 1993 (Movie)

music composer (Composer)

3 Ninjas 1992 (Movie)

orchestrator (Music Arranger)

Act of Piracy 1990 (Movie)

(Original Music)

Great Expectations 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Music

The Trouble With Spies 1987 (Movie)

(Music)

Powers Play 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

Music

The Protector 1985 (Movie)

(Music)

Finders Keepers 1984 (Movie)

(Music)

Lassiter 1984 (Movie)

(Music)

The Evil That Men Do 1984 (Movie)

music director (Music)

Superman III 1983 (Movie)

(Music)

Green Ice 1981 (Movie)

music director (Music)

Green Ice 1981 (Movie)

orchestration (Music Arranger)

Superman II 1981 (Movie)

music director (Music)

The House Where Evil Dwells 1981 (Movie)

(Music)

Wolf Lake 1981 (Movie)

(Music)

Arabian Adventure 1979 (Movie)

(Music)

Power Play 1978 (Movie)

(Music)

The Outsider 1978 (Movie)

music director (Music)

Royal Flash 1976 (Movie)

(Music)

The Ritz 1976 (Movie)

(Music)

Assault On Agathon 1975 (Movie)

("Sooner Than We Know") (Song)

Assault On Agathon 1975 (Movie)

(Music)

The Zoo Gang 1974 - 1975 (TV Show)

Music

Juggernaut 1974 (Movie)

(Music)

Brother Sun, Sister Moon 1972 (Movie)

(Music Supervisor)

The Persuaders! 1971 - 1972 (TV Show)

Music

Welcome to the Club 1970 (Movie)

(Music)

Sinful Davey 1969 (Movie)

music director (Music)

Sinful Davey 1969 (Movie)

title song (Song)

The Bed Sitting Room 1969 (Movie)

(Music)

The Magic Christian 1969 (Movie)

music director (Music)

Head 1968 (Movie)

(Music)

Inspector Clouseau 1968 (Movie)

(Music)

How I Won the War 1967 (Movie)

(Music)

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum 1966 (Movie)

incidental music (Music)

Help! 1965 (Movie)

(Music)

It's Trad, Dad! 1960 (Movie)

(Music)

It's Trad, Dad! 1960 (Movie)

songs (Song)

A Season of Hope (TV Show)

Music

Bejewelled (TV Show)

Music

Diana: Her True Story (TV Show)

Music

Escape Clause (TV Show)

Music

Flight of Black Angel (TV Show)

Original Music

In the Beginning (TV Show)

Music

Lethal Exposure (TV Show)

Music

Lost in London (TV Show)

Music

Love Comes Softly (TV Show)

Music

Marco Polo (TV Show)

Composer (Music Score)

Mary, Mother of Jesus (TV Show)

Music

Return to Lonesome Dove (TV Show)

Music

The Hunchback of Notre Dame (TV Show)

Music

The Mystery of Natalie Wood (TV Show)

Music Arranger

White Water Rebels (TV Show)

Music

Biography

Throughout his Hollywood career, Academy Award-winning musician Ken Thorne proved a true master of his craft. He followed this honor with songs in the dramatic adaptation "How I Won the War" (1967) with Michael Crawford, the comedy adaptation "Inspector Clouseau" (1968) with Alan Arkin and the comedy "Head" (1968) with Micky Dolenz. Thorne won an Academy Award for "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" in 1966. In the seventies and the eighties, Thorne's music continued to appear on the silver screen, including in films like the Craig Wasson drama "The Outsider" (1979), "Arabian Adventure" (1979) with Milo O'Shea and "Wolf Lake" (1981). In the eighties through the early 2000s, Thorne lent his talents to projects like "Great Expectations" (1988-89), "Act of Piracy" with Gary Busey (1990) and "3 Ninjas" with Victor Wong (1992). His credits also expanded to "Sunset Grill" (1993) and "U-571" (2000). Most recently, Thorne worked on "Marco Polo" (2006-07). Thorne was nominated for an Outstanding Individual Achievement In Music and Lyrics Primetime Emmy Award for "A Season of Hope" in 1995. Thorne won a Music (Scoring of Music--Adaptation or Treatment) Academy Award for "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" in 1966.

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