Academy Award-winner Ken Thorne captivated countless audiences with his timeless music. Thorne worked on a variety of projects during his early entertainment career, including "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" (1966) starring Zero Mostel. In the seventies and the eighties, Thorne devoted his time to various credits, such as "The Outsider" with Craig Wasson (1979), "Green Ice" (1981), "Superman II" with Gene Hackman (1981) and "Wolf Lake" (1981). Thorne had a number of different projects under his belt in the nineties and the early 2000s, including "Act of Piracy" (1990), "Bejewelled" (Disney, 1990-91), "3 Ninjas" (1992) starring Victor Wong, "Sunset Grill" (1993) and "U-571" (2000) starring Matthew McConaughey. Thorne also composed for "Oops, Ups & Downs: The Murder Mystery of Humpty Dumpty." 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. Thorne was nominated for an Outstanding Individual Achievement In Music and Lyrics Primetime Emmy Award for "A Season of Hope" in 1995.