Richard Adler

Richard Adler brought his musical talents to a variety of films over the course of his Hollywood career. Adler started his entertainment career with his music in films like the Doris Day adaptation "The Pajama Game" ... Read more »
Born: 08/03/1921 in New York, New York, USA

Filmography

Music (17)

Kinky Boots 2006 (Movie)

("Whatever Lola Wants") (Song)

Guess Who 2005 (Movie)

("Whatever Lola Wants (Gotan Project Remix)") (Song)

From Broadway: Fosse 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Song

Snatch 2000 (Movie)

("Hernando's Hideaway") (Song)

Forces of Nature 1999 (Movie)

("You Gotta Have Heart") (Song)

The Bachelor 1999 (Movie)

("Hernando's Hideway") (Song)

Keys to Tulsa 1997 (Movie)

("Hey There") (Song)

Love! Valour! Compassion! 1997 (Movie)

("Steam Heat") (Song)

Diamonds on the Silver Screen 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Song

Closet Land 1991 (Movie)

("Hernando's Hideaway") (Song)

Goodfellas 1990 (Movie)

("Rags to Riches") (Song)

Tough Guys 1986 (Movie)

("Rags to Riches") (Song)

Le Bal 1984 (Movie)

("Hernando's Hideaway") (Song)

Only When I Laugh 1981 (Movie)

(("Heart"--from musical "Damn Yankees")) (Song)

Damn Yankees 1958 (Movie)

songs("Six Months Out of Every Year" "Goodbye Old Girl" "Heart" "Shoeless Joe From Hannibal Mo" "Whatever Lola Wants" "A Little Brains, A Little Talent" "Those Were the Good Old Days" "Who's Got the Pain" "Two Lost Souls" "The Game" "There's Something Abo (Song)

The Pajama Game 1957 (Movie)

(Music)

The Pajama Game 1957 (Movie)

lyrics (Theme Lyrics)
Actor (1)

You're the Top: The Cole Porter Story 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor
Producer (1)

Standing in the Shadows of Motown 2002 (Movie)

(Associate Producer)
Other (1)

The Pajama Game 1957 (Movie)

("I'm Not at All in Love" "Small Talk" "There Once Was a Man" "Steam Heat" "Hernando's Hideaway" "Hey There" "Once-a Year Day" "Seven and a Half Cents" "I'll Never Be Jealous Again" "Racing With the Clock" "The Pajama Game" "Her Is") (Other)

Biography

Richard Adler brought his musical talents to a variety of films over the course of his Hollywood career. Adler started his entertainment career with his music in films like the Doris Day adaptation "The Pajama Game" (1957), the adaptation "D*mn Yankees" (1958) with Tab Hunter and the dramatic adaptation "Only When I Laugh" (1981) with Marsha Mason. His music also appeared in "Le Bal" (1984) and the action film "Tough Guys" (1986) with Burt Lancaster. Though known first for his music, Adler also acted in "You're the Top: The Cole Porter Story" (PBS, 1989-1990). In the nineties, Adler's music continued to appear on the silver screen, including in films like "Goodfellas" (1990), "Closet Land" (1991) and the Eric Stoltz dramatic adaptation "Keys to Tulsa" (1997). His work was also in the dramatic adaptation "Love! Valour! Compassion!" (1997) with Jason Alexander and "Forces of Nature" (1999). Adler's music was also featured in "The Bachelor" (1999) with Chris O'Donnell, "Snatch" (2000) with Benicio Del Toro and the Bernie Mac romantic comedy "Guess Who" (2005). Adler's music was most recently featured in "Kinky Boots" (2006) with Joel Edgerton. Adler passed away in June 2012 at the age of 91.

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