Richard Rodgers

Composer, Producer
Prolific writer of show tunes who enjoyed fruitful collaborations with lyricists Lorenz Hart and Oscar Hammerstein. Rogers confected some of Hollywood's most enduring musicals, including "Oklahoma!" (1955), "The King ... Read more »
Born: 06/27/1902 in New York City, New York, USA

Filmography

Music (229)

Welcome to Me 2015 (Movie)

("Happy Talk") (Song)

And So it Goes 2014 (Movie)

("Blue Moon") (Song)

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

Original Score

American Hustle 2013 (Movie)

("Blue Moon") (Song)

Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction 2013 (Movie)

("Blue Moon") (Song)

Kill Your Darlings 2013 (Movie)

("The Blue Room") (Song)

The Last Stand 2013 (Movie)

("Blue Moon Revisited-Song for Elvis") (Song)

The Wolf of Wall Street 2013 (Movie)

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

Not Fade Away 2012 (Movie)

("Bali Ha'i") (Song)

The Campaign 2012 (Movie)

("Spring Is Here") (Song)

Shame 2011 (Movie)

("My Favourite Things") (Song)

All Good Things 2010 (Movie)

("Oklahoma") (Song)

Jack Goes Boating 2010 (Movie)

("Blue Moon") (Song)

Sex and the City 2 2010 (Movie)

("Bewitched") (Song)

Wall Street 2: Money Never Sleeps 2010 (Movie)

("The Carousel Waltz") (Song)

Youth in Revolt 2010 (Movie)

("My Romance") (Song)

A Single Man 2009 (Movie)

("Blue Moon") (Song)

Away We Go 2009 (Movie)

("So Long, Farewell") (Song)

The Answer Man 2009 (Movie)

("Isn't It Romantic") (Song)

College Road Trip 2008 (Movie)

("Getting To Know You") (Song)

Frost/Nixon 2008 (Movie)

("Victory At Sea") (Song)

Speed Racer 2008 (Movie)

("Bewitched") (Song)

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button 2008 (Movie)

("Carousel Ballet") (Song)

Believe In Me 2007 (Movie)

("Oklahoma") (Song)

Perfect Stranger 2007 (Movie)

("My Funny Valentine") (Song)

Shrek the Third 2007 (Movie)

("My Favorite Things") (Song)

The Good Night 2007 (Movie)

("Happy Talk") (Song)

Adam & Steve 2006 (Movie)

("Something Good") (Song)

Happy Feet 2006 (Movie)

("With A Song In My Heart") (Song)

Last Holiday 2006 (Movie)

("Isn't It Romantic") (Song)

The Good Shepherd 2006 (Movie)

("Where Or When") (Song)

The History Boys 2006 (Movie)

("Bewitched") (Song)

Black Filmmaker Showcase 2005 (Tv Show)

Song

Capote 2005 (Movie)

("Easy To Remember") (Song)

Rumor Has It... 2005 (Movie)

(Bloody Mary) (Song)

The Bad News Bears 2005 (Movie)

("Isn't It Romantic") (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)

Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle 2003 (Movie)

("The Lonely Goatherd") (Music)

How To Lose a Guy in 10 Days 2003 (Movie)

("Isn't It Romantic") (Song)

It Runs in the Family 2003 (Movie)

("Where Or When") (Song)

Mona Lisa Smile 2003 (Movie)

("Bewitched") (Song)

God is Great, I'm Not 2002 (Movie)

("I Didn't Know What Time it Was") (Song)

Kissing Jessica Stein 2002 (Movie)

("Manhattan") (Song)

The Adventures of Pluto Nash 2002 (Movie)

("Blue Moon") (Song)

Amélie 2001 (Movie)

("With a Song in My Heart") (Song)

Domestic Disturbance 2001 (Movie)

("Isn't it Romantic") (Song)

Moulin Rouge 2001 (Movie)

("Sound of Music") (Song)

The Man Who Wasn't There 2001 (Movie)

("Some Enchanted Evening") (Music)

Vanilla Sky 2001 (Movie)

("My Favorite Things") (Song)

Burn the Floor 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Music

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)

Duets 2000 (Movie)

("Blue Moon") (Song)

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

Music

Return to Me 2000 (Movie)

("Where or When") (Song)

Small Time Crooks 2000 (Movie)

("Mountain Greenery") (Song)

U-571 2000 (Movie)

("My Heart Stood Still") (Song)

Wonder Boys 2000 (Movie)

("Glad to be Unhappy") (Song)

American Beauty 1999 (Movie)

("Bali Ha'i") (Song)

At First Sight 1999 (Movie)

("It Never Entered My Mind") (Song)

Besieged 1999 (Movie)

("My Favorite Things") (Song)

Notting Hill 1999 (Movie)

("Blue Moon") (Song)

Runaway Bride 1999 (Movie)

("It Never Entered My Mind") (Song)

Superstar 1999 (Movie)

("Isn't It Romantic") (Song)

The King and I 1999 (Movie)

from musical(music) (Music)

The Out-Of-Towners 1999 (Movie)

("Isn't It Romantic") (Song)

The Talented Mr. Ripley 1999 (Movie)

("My Funny Valentine") (Song)

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas 1998 (Movie)

("My Favorite Things") (Song)

Meet Joe Black 1998 (Movie)

("Where Or When") (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)

Catch-22 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Music

Dante's Peak 1997 (Movie)

("Blue Moon Revisited") (Song)

Deconstructing Harry 1997 (Movie)

("I Could Write a Book") (Song)

Fathers' Day 1997 (Movie)

("Shall We Dance") (Song)

Flubber 1997 (Movie)

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

Kiss Me Guido 1997 (Movie)

("So Long, Farewell" "Laendler") (Song)

L.A. Confidential 1997 (Movie)

("The Lady Is a Tramp") (Song)

Love! Valour! Compassion! 1997 (Movie)

("Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered") (Song)

Selena 1997 (Movie)

("Blue Moon") (Song)

Shall We Dance? 1997 (Movie)

("Shall We Dance?") (Song)

That Old Feeling 1997 (Movie)

songs("You Took Advantage of Me" "Isn't it Romantic" "Where or When") (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)

Everyone Says I Love You 1996 (Movie)

("Mimi") (Song)

High Society 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Song

One Fine Day 1996 (Movie)

("Isn't it Romantic") (Song)

The English Patient 1996 (Movie)

words and music("Where Or When") (Music)

The Evening Star 1996 (Movie)

("I Didn't know What Time it Was") (Song)

The Neon Bible 1996 (Movie)

song composer("My Romance") (Composer)

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

Song

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

Music

Beverly Hills Cop III 1994 (Movie)

("Isn't It Romantic") (Song)

That's Entertainment! III 1994 (Movie)

("Hollywood Party" from "Hollywood Party" "Slaughter on Tenth Avenue" from "Words and Music" "Where or When" from "Words and Music" "I Wish I Were in Love Again" from "Words and Music") (Music)

When A Man Loves A Woman 1994 (Movie)

("My Funny Valentine") (Song)

Dave 1993 (Movie)

("Oklahoma") (Song)

Flesh and Bone 1993 (Movie)

("Blue Moon") (Song)

In the Line of Fire 1993 (Movie)

("I Didn't Know What Time it Was") (Song)

Malice 1993 (Movie)

("My Funny Valentine") (Song)

Manhattan Murder Mystery 1993 (Movie)

("Have You Met Miss Jones") (Song)

Needful Things 1993 (Movie)

("My Favorite Things") (Song)

Rich in Love 1993 (Movie)

("Blue Moon") (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)

Music

The Remains of the Day 1993 (Movie)

music composer("Blue Moon") (Composer)

This Boy's Life 1993 (Movie)

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

Wrestling Ernest Hemingway 1993 (Movie)

("Some Enchanted Evening") (Song)

A League of Their Own 1992 (Movie)

("I Didn't Know What Time It Was") (Song)

Honeymoon in Vegas 1992 (Movie)

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

Michael Feinstein & Friends 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Song

School Ties 1992 (Movie)

("Isn't It Romantic") (Song)

Billy Bathgate 1991 (Movie)

("My Romance") (Song)

Broken Noses 1991 (Movie)

("Little Girl Blue") (Song)

Dead Again 1991 (Movie)

("Isn't It Romantic") (Song)

Father of the Bride 1991 (Movie)

("Isn't It Romantic") (Song)

Jungle Fever 1991 (Movie)

("Hello Young Lovers") (Song)

Late For Dinner 1991 (Movie)

song publishing("Bewitched") (Song)

Stepping Out 1991 (Movie)

("Isn't It Romantic") (Song)

The Addams Family 1991 (Movie)

("Getting to Know You") (Song)

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

Music

True Colors 1991 (Movie)

("Isn't It Romantic") (Song)

Funny About Love 1990 (Movie)

("Isn't It Romantic") (Song)

Jacksonville Jazz X 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Music

Joe Versus the Volcano 1990 (Movie)

("Blue Moon") (Song)

Julie Andrews in Concert 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Music

Look Who's Talking Too 1990 (Movie)

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

Music By Richard Rodgers 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Music

National Memorial Day Concert 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Music

Short Fuse 1990 (Movie)

("Victory at Sea") (Music)

The Truth About Teachers 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Music

Where the Heart Is 1990 (Movie)

("Blue Moon") (Song)

Bert Rigby, You're a Fool 1989 (Movie)

("Isn't It Romantic") (Song)

Catch Me If You Can 1989 (Movie)

("Blue Moon") (Song)

Cousins 1989 (Movie)

("Isn't It Romantic?") (Song)

Crimes and Misdemeanors 1989 (Movie)

("Dancing on the Ceiling") (Song)

Enemies, A Love Story 1989 (Movie)

("Happy Talk") (Song)

Great Balls of Fire 1989 (Movie)

("Lover") (Song)

Gross Anatomy 1989 (Movie)

From Song("Blue Moon") (Song)

Jacksonville Jazz IX 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Music

Keith Jarrett: Standards 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Theme Lyrics

Let's Get Lost 1989 (Movie)

("My Funny Valentine" "She Was too Good to Me") (Song)

The Fabulous Baker Boys 1989 (Movie)

songs("Ten Cents a Dance" "My Funny Valentine") (Song)

When Harry Met Sally... 1989 (Movie)

songs("Where or When" "I Could Write a Book" "The Surrey With the Fringe on Top" "Isn't It Romantic") (Song)

Biloxi Blues 1988 (Movie)

("Blue Moon") (Song)

Crossing Delancey 1988 (Movie)

("Some Enchanted Evening") (Song)

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

Song

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

Song

Working Girl 1988 (Movie)

("Isn't It Romantic") (Song)

Baryshnikov on Broadway 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Music

Evening at Pops (08/15/87) 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Music

I'll Take Manhattan 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Song

Surrender 1987 (Movie)

("It Never Entered My Mind") (Music)

Children of A Lesser God 1986 (Movie)

("Isn't It Romantic") (Song)

Desert Hearts 1986 (Movie)

("Blue Moon") (Song)

Hannah and Her Sisters 1986 (Movie)

("Bewitched" "Where Or When" "You Are Too Beautiful" "Isn't It Romantic") (Song)

Heartburn 1986 (Movie)

("Lover" "Isn't it Romantic" "Soliloquy") (Song)

My American Cousin 1986 (Movie)

("Some Enchanted Evening") (Music)

D.A.R.Y.L. 1985 (Movie)

("Isn't It Romantic") (Music)

Real Genius 1985 (Movie)

("You Took Advantage of Me") (Song)

Terms of Endearment 1983 (Movie)

music extract("Isn't It Romantic?") (Music)

Chan Is Missing 1982 (Movie)

("Grant Avenue") (Song)

Diner 1982 (Movie)

("Where Or When") (Music)

Tempest 1982 (Movie)

("Manhattan") (Music)

Trail of the Pink Panther 1982 (Movie)

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

American Pop 1981 (Movie)

("Slaughter on Tenth Avenue") (Music)

An American Werewolf in London 1981 (Movie)

("Blue Moon") (Music)

Four Friends 1981 (Movie)

("Blue Moon") (Song)

Mommie Dearest 1981 (Movie)

("Isn't It Romantic?") (Music)

Paternity 1981 (Movie)

songs("Bali Ha'i" "Isn't It Romantic?" "It's Easy to Remember") (Song)

Sharky's Machine 1981 (Movie)

("My Funny Valentine") (Song)

The Dollar Bottom 1980 (Movie)

("Isn't This Romantic?") (Song)

Valentine 1979 - 1980 (TV Show)

Music

Joe Albany... A Jazz Life 1979 (Movie)

("Isn't It Romantic?") (Song)

Players 1979 (Movie)

("Glad to Be Unhappy") (Song)

Grease 1978 (Movie)

("Blue Moon") (Song)

The One and Only 1977 (Movie)

("Getting to Know You") (Song)

Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore 1974 (Movie)

("Where or When") (Song)

The Sound of Music 1965 (Movie)

songs (Song)

A New Kind of Love 1962 (Movie)

("Mimi") (Song)

State Fair 1962 (Movie)

songs("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") (Song)

State Fair 1962 (Movie)

(Music)

Billy Rose's Jumbo 1961 (Movie)

from musical, music (Music)

Flower Drum Song 1961 (Movie)

songs (Song)

The Valiant Years 1960 - 1961 (TV Show)

Music

South Pacific 1958 (Movie)

from musical play (Music)

Cinderella 1956 - 1957 (TV Show)

Music

Pal Joey 1957 (Movie)

from musical("Pal Joey" (music)) (Music)

Pal Joey 1957 (Movie)

songs("Bewitched" "Bothered and Bewildered" "I Could Write A Book" "Zip" "What Is A Man?" "What Do I Care for A Dame?" That Terrific Rainbow" "My Funny Valentine" "The Lady Is A Tramp" "I Didn't Know What Time It Was" "There's A Small Hotel") (Song)

Slaughter on Tenth Avenue 1957 (Movie)

(Song)

The Joker Is Wild 1957 (Movie)

("Mimi", music) (Song)

Carousel 1956 (Movie)

songs (Song)

Carousel 1956 (Movie)

(Music)

The King and I 1956 (Movie)

(Music)

Gentlemen Marry Brunettes 1955 (Movie)

("My Funny Valentine", music) (Song)

Love Me or Leave Me 1955 (Movie)

("Ten Cents A Dance", music) (Song)

Oklahoma! 1955 (Movie)

("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") (Music)

A Star Is Born 1954 (Movie)

("You Took Advantage of Me", music) (Song)

Sabrina 1954 (Movie)

from musical, music (Music)

Main Street to Broadway 1953 (Movie)

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

The Jazz Singer 1953 (Movie)

("Lover", music) (Song)

Words and Music 1948 (Movie)

from musical, music (Music)

The Boys From Syracuse 1939 (Movie)

from musical, music (Music)

Too Many Girls 1939 (Movie)

from musical, music (Music)

Babes in Arms 1938 (Movie)

from musical("Babes in Arms", music) (Music)

Andrew Jenks, Room 335 (TV Show)

Composer

Fools for Scandal (Movie)

(Songwriter)

Fools for Scandal (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

Framed (TV Show)

Music

I Married an Angel (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

Paws (TV Show)

Song

State Fair (Movie)

(Songwriter)

State Fair (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

The Phantom President (Movie)

(Songwriter)
Writer (3)

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

Play as Source Material

Carousel 1956 (Movie)

("Carousel") (Play as Source Material)

I Married an Angel (Movie)

(Screenwriter)
Actor (2)

The Gershwin Years 1960 - 1961 (TV Show)

Actor

Dateline 1954 - 1955 (TV Show)

Actor
Sound (1)

Twelve Mile Road 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Rerecording Mixer
Producer (1)

Oklahoma! 1955 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)
Other (1)

The King and I 1956 (Movie)

libretto("The King and I") (Other)

Biography

Prolific writer of show tunes who enjoyed fruitful collaborations with lyricists Lorenz Hart and Oscar Hammerstein. Rogers confected some of Hollywood's most enduring musicals, including "Oklahoma!" (1955), "The King and I" (1956) and "The Sound of Music" (1965) and contributed numerous scores and songs to films through the 1960s.

Relationships

Helen Ford

Companion
involved in 1920s

Adam Guettel

Grandson
son of Mary Rodgers and Henry Guettel

William Rodgers

Father
married Rodgers' mother on November 24, 1896

Dorothy Rodgers

Wife
married on March 5, 1930 survived him

Mamie Rodgers

Mother
married Rodgers' father on November 24, 1896

Mary Rodgers

Daughter
born January 11, 1931

Mortimer Rodgers

Brother
bor January 13, 1898

EDUCATION

Columbia University

New York , New York

Institute of Musical Art

New York , New York
precusor of The Juilliard School of Music

Bonus Trivia

.

Rodgers was one of only eight individuals who have received each of the four major entertainment awards in competition. The others are Helen Hayes, Audrey Hepburn, John Gielgud, Rita Moreno, Mel Brooks, Mike Nichols and Marvin Hamlisch.

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