Oscar Hammerstein II

Lyricist, Librettist
Renowned lyricist of numerous Broadway musicals and show tunes whose collaborators included Jerome Kern and George Gershwin. Hammerstein's long-term association with Richard Rodgers produced numerous hit plays and films.
Born: 07/12/1895 in New York City, New York, USA

Filmography

Music (144)

Cell 2016 (Movie)

("You'll Never Walk Alone") (Song)

The Dressmaker 2016 (Movie)

("Bali Ha'i") (Song)

Aloha 2015 (Movie)

("When I Grow Too Old To Dream") (Song)

Experimenter 2015 (Movie)

("Some Enchanted Evening") (Song)

Joy 2015 (Movie)

("I Whistle A Happy Tune") (Song)

Welcome to Me 2015 (Movie)

("Happy Talk") (Song)

The Sound of Music Live! 2013 - 2014 (TV Show)

Original Score

The Wolf of Wall Street 2013 (Movie)

("Surrey With The Fringe On Top") (Song)

Not Fade Away 2012 (Movie)

("Bali Ha'i") (Song)

Meet Monica Velour 2011 (Movie)

("Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man") (Song)

Shame 2011 (Movie)

("My Favourite Things") (Song)

The Music Never Stopped 2011 (Movie)

("All The Things You Are") (Song)

All Good Things 2010 (Movie)

("Oklahoma") (Song)

Jack Goes Boating 2010 (Movie)

("Hello, Young Lovers") (Song)

Step Up 3-D 2010 (Movie)

"I Won't Dance" (Song)

Wall Street 2: Money Never Sleeps 2010 (Movie)

("The Carousel Waltz") (Song)

Away We Go 2009 (Movie)

("So Long, Farewell") (Song)

The Fantastic Mr. Fox 2009 (Movie)

"Ol' Man River" (Song)

College Road Trip 2008 (Movie)

("Getting To Know You") (Song)

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button 2008 (Movie)

("Carousel Ballet") (Song)

Believe In Me 2007 (Movie)

("Oklahoma") (Song)

Gray Matters 2007 (Movie)

("I Won't Dance") (Song)

Shrek the Third 2007 (Movie)

("My Favorite Things") (Song)

The Good Night 2007 (Movie)

("Happy Talk") (Song)

The Good Shepherd 2006 (Movie)

("There Is Nothin' Like A Dame") (Song)

Lord of War 2005 (Movie)

("A Kiss To Build A Dream On") (Song)

Rumor Has It... 2005 (Movie)

(Bloody Mary) (Song)

The Pacifier 2005 (Movie)

("Sixteen Going on Seventeen") (Song)

Beyond the Sea 2004 (Movie)

("Hello, Young Lovers") (Song)

Connie and Carla 2004 (Movie)

("Oklahoma") (Song)

The Big Bounce 2004 (Movie)

("Oklahoma") (Song)

The Saddest Music in the World 2004 (Movie)

("The Song Is You") (Song)

American Splendor 2003 (Movie)

("My Favorite Things") (Song)

Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle 2003 (Movie)

("The Lonely Goatherd") (Music)

Unconditional Love (New Line) 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Song

Moulin Rouge 2001 (Movie)

("Sound of Music") (Song)

My First Mister 2001 (Movie)

("I Enjoy Being a Girl") (Song)

The Man Who Wasn't There 2001 (Movie)

("Some Enchanted Evening") (Music)

Vanilla Sky 2001 (Movie)

("My Favorite Things") (Song)

Condo Painting 2000 (Movie)

("You'll Never Walk Alone") (Song)

Dancer in the Dark 2000 (Movie)

songs("My Favorite Things" "Climb Ev'ry Mountain") (Song)

Kitty Carlisle Hart: My Broadway Memories 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Theme Lyrics

Love's Labour's Lost 2000 (Movie)

("I Won't Dance") (Song)

U-571 2000 (Movie)

("Lover Come Back to Me") (Song)

What Women Want 2000 (Movie)

("I Won't Dance") (Song)

American Beauty 1999 (Movie)

("Bali Ha'i") (Song)

At First Sight 1999 (Movie)

("A Kiss To Build a Dream On") (Song)

Besieged 1999 (Movie)

("My Favorite Things") (Song)

Dudley Do-Right 1999 (Movie)

("Indian Love Call") (Song)

Flawless 1999 (Movie)

("Stouthearted Men") (Song)

Goodbye Lover 1999 (Movie)

songs("My Favorite Things" "Maria" "So Long Farewell" "Climb Ev'ry" "Mountain") (Song)

Man on the Moon 1999 (Movie)

("Rose Marie") (Song)

Random Hearts 1999 (Movie)

("The Folks Who Live on the Hill") (Song)

The King and I 1999 (Movie)

from musical(lyrics) (Music)

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas 1998 (Movie)

("My Favorite Things") (Song)

Meet Joe Black 1998 (Movie)

("Can't Help Loving Dat Man") (Song)

Nil By Mouth 1998 (Movie)

("Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man") (Song)

Psycho 1998 (Movie)

("Indian Love Call") (Song)

Sphere 1998 (Movie)

("Bali Ha'i") (Song)

Welcome to Woop Woop 1998 (Movie)

songs("There Is Nothing Life a Dame" "Bali Ha'I" "Getting to Know You (from 'The King and I')" "I Can't Say No" "Oh What a Beautiful Morning (from 'Oklahoma!')" "Shall We Dance? (from 'The King and I')" "Happy Talk (from 'South Pacific')" "Grant Avenue (f (Song)

Deconstructing Harry 1997 (Movie)

("All the Things You Are") (Song)

Fathers' Day 1997 (Movie)

("Shall We Dance") (Song)

Flubber 1997 (Movie)

("Oh What a Beautiful Mornin'") (Song)

Going All the Way 1997 (Movie)

("Why Was I Born") (Song)

Kiss Me Guido 1997 (Movie)

("So Long, Farewell") (Song)

Love! Valour! Compassion! 1997 (Movie)

("Shall I Tell You What I Think Of You") (Song)

Shall We Dance? 1997 (Movie)

("Shall We Dance?") (Song)

The Postman 1997 (Movie)

("The Sound of Music") (Song)

Underworld 1997 (Movie)

("There's Is Nothin' Like a Dame" "The Sound of Music" "June Is Bustin' Out All Over" "Climb Ev'ry Mountain" "Some Enchanted Evening" "Do-Re-Mi" "You'll Never Walk Alone" "Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin'" "Oklahoma" "Getting to Know You") (Song)

Mars Attacks! 1996 (Movie)

("Indian Love Call") (Song)

The Lawrence Welk Show: Then and Now 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Song

The Sound of Julie Andrews 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Theme Lyrics

That's Entertainment! III 1994 (Movie)

lyrics("Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man" from "Show Boat") (Theme Lyrics)

Dave 1993 (Movie)

("Oklahoma") (Song)

My Life 1993 (Movie)

("Some Enchanted Evening") (Song)

Needful Things 1993 (Movie)

("My Favorite Things") (Song)

Sleepless in Seattle 1993 (Movie)

("A Kiss to Build a Dream on") (Song)

The Joy Luck Club 1993 (Movie)

("I Enjoy Being a Girl") (Song)

The King and I: Recording a Hollywood Dream 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Theme Lyrics

This Boy's Life 1993 (Movie)

("I'm Gonna Wash That Man Right Outa My Hair") (Song)

Honeymoon in Vegas 1992 (Movie)

songs("Happy Talk" "Bali Hai") (Song)

Husbands and Wives 1992 (Movie)

("The Song Is You") (Song)

Billy Bathgate 1991 (Movie)

("Who") (Song)

Jungle Fever 1991 (Movie)

("Hello Young Lovers") (Song)

The Addams Family 1991 (Movie)

("Getting to Know You") (Song)

The I Love America Concert 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Theme Lyrics

Flicka and Friends: From Rossini to "Show Boat" 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Theme Lyrics

Jacksonville Jazz X 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Theme Lyrics

Joe Versus the Volcano 1990 (Movie)

lyrics("Ole' Man River") (Theme Lyrics)

Julie Andrews in Concert 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Theme Lyrics

Look Who's Talking Too 1990 (Movie)

("I Enjoy Being a Girl") (Song)

Old Explorers 1990 (Movie)

("Old Man River") (Song)

The Show Boat Story 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Theme Lyrics

The Truth About Teachers 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Theme Lyrics

Enemies, A Love Story 1989 (Movie)

("Happy Talk") (Song)

New York Stories 1989 (Movie)

song "All the Things You Are"(("Oedipus Wrecks")) (Song)

The New Moon: New City Opera at Wolf Trap 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Theme Lyrics

When Harry Met Sally... 1989 (Movie)

("The Surrey With the Fringe on Top") (Song)

Another Woman 1988 (Movie)

("Make Believe") (Song)

Crossing Delancey 1988 (Movie)

("Some Enchanted Evening") (Song)

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

Theme Lyrics

Evening at Pops (07/23/88) 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Theme Lyrics

Maureen McGovern on Stage at Wolf Trap 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Theme Lyrics

September 1987 (Movie)

("Who") (Song)

Heartburn 1986 (Movie)

("Soliloquy") (Song)

My American Cousin 1986 (Movie)

lyrics("Some Enchanted Evening") (Theme Lyrics)

When I Get Too Old to Dream 1986 (Movie)

("When I Get Too Old to Dream") (Song)

Chan Is Missing 1982 (Movie)

("Grant Avenue") (Song)

Trail of the Pink Panther 1982 (Movie)

("I'm Gonna Wash That Man Right Out Of My Hair") (Lyrics)

American Pop 1981 (Movie)

("Bill") (Song)

Paternity 1981 (Movie)

("Bali Ha'i") (Song)

Those Lips Those Eyes 1979 (Movie)

("The Desert Song") (Music)

Those Lips Those Eyes 1979 (Movie)

lyrics("Rose Marie") (Theme Lyrics)

Communion 1978 (Movie)

("Can't Help Lovin Dat Man") (Song)

The One and Only 1977 (Movie)

("Getting to Know You") (Song)

The Sound of Music 1965 (Movie)

songs (Song)

State Fair 1962 (Movie)

lyrics("It Might As Well Be Spring" "Our State Fair" "It's a Grand Night For Singing" "That's For Me" "Isn't It Kind of Fun" "It's the Little Things in Texas" "More Than Just a Friend" "Willing and Eager" "Never Say No" "This Isn't Heaven") (Theme Lyrics)

Flower Drum Song 1961 (Movie)

songs (Song)

South Pacific 1958 (Movie)

lyrics("Dites-moi" "A Cockeyed Optimist" "Twin Soliloquies" "Some Enchanted Evening" "There is Nothin' Like a Dame" "Bali Ha'i" "I'm in Love With a Wonderful Guy" "Younger Than Springtime" "Happy Talk" "Honey Bun" "My Girl Back Home" "You've Got To Be Tau (Theme Lyrics)

Cinderella 1956 - 1957 (TV Show)

Theme Lyrics

Carousel 1956 (Movie)

songs (Song)

Carousel 1956 (Movie)

lyrics (Theme Lyrics)

The King and I 1956 (Movie)

lyrics (Theme Lyrics)

Oklahoma! 1955 (Movie)

lyrics("O What a Beautiful Morning" "Surrey With the Fringe" "People Will Say We're In Love" "I Cain't Say No" "All Er Nothin" "Oklahoma!" "Poor Jud's Daid") (Theme Lyrics)

Carmen Jones 1954 (Movie)

lyrics (Theme Lyrics)

Deep in My Heart 1954 (Movie)

lyrics (Theme Lyrics)

Rose Marie 1954 (Movie)

songs("Rose Marie" "Indian Love Call" "Totem Tom Tom" "The Mounties") (Song)

The Last Time I Saw Paris 1954 (Movie)

title song (Song)

Main Street to Broadway 1953 (Movie)

("There's Music In You") (Song)

The Lady Objects 1937 (Movie)

lyrics("A Mist Over the Moon") (Theme Lyrics)

Show Boat 1936 (Movie)

lyrics (Theme Lyrics)

Andrew Jenks, Room 335 (TV Show)

Composer

Framed (TV Show)

Theme Lyrics

Live From Baghdad (TV Show)

Song

Lush Life (TV Show)

Theme Lyrics

Paws (TV Show)

Song
Writer (14)

Rodgers & Hammerstein's "South Pacific" 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Play as Source Material

Show Boat 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Book as Source Material

Those Lips Those Eyes 1979 (Movie)

book (Book as Source Material)

State Fair 1962 (Movie)

adaptation (Writer (adaptation))

South Pacific 1958 (Movie)

(Play as Source Material)

Carousel 1956 (Movie)

("Carousel") (Play as Source Material)

The King and I 1956 (Movie)

("The King and I") (Play as Source Material)

The Desert Song 1952 (Movie)

(Play as Source Material)

Broadway Rhythm 1943 (Movie)

("Very Warm For May") (Play as Source Material)

Show Boat 1936 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Show Boat 1936 (Movie)

("Show Boat") (Play as Source Material)

Swing High, Swing Low 1936 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Song of the Flame 1929 (Movie)

(Play as Source Material)

Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella (TV Show)

Book as Source Material
Actor (1)

Main Street to Broadway 1953 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)
Producer (1)

Oklahoma! 1955 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)
Other (5)

Catch-22 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Other

Carousel 1956 (Movie)

libretto (Other)

Oklahoma! 1955 (Movie)

libretto("Oklahoma!") (Other)

Carmen Jones 1954 (Movie)

libretto (Other)

Rose Marie 1954 (Movie)

from operetta (Other)

Biography

Renowned lyricist of numerous Broadway musicals and show tunes whose collaborators included Jerome Kern and George Gershwin. Hammerstein's long-term association with Richard Rodgers produced numerous hit plays and films.

Relationships

Reginald Hammerstein

Brother

Myra Finn

Wife
first wife married on August 21, 1917 divorced in 1929

James Hammerstein

Son
mother, Dorothy Hammerstein died on January 7, 1999 at age 67

William Hammerstein

Son
born c. 1919 mother, Myra Finn died on March 9, 2001 from complications from a stroke

Arthur Hammerstein

Uncle

Dorothy Jacobson

Wife
married on May 16, 1929

EDUCATION

Columbia University

New York , New York

Milestones

1953

Film actor "Main Street to Broadway"

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