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James Newton Howard

James Newton Howard attended the University of Southern California's music school, but dropped out to tour with Elton John, and eventually compose music for film and television. He started with Head Office (1985) in 1985. He has been nominated for eight Academy Awards. He currently is a songwriter, record producer, conductor, keyboardist, and film...

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Jun 9, 1951 In Los Angeles, California, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Crosby, Stills & Nash: Daylight Again
Latest Project:
Movie Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 2 2018-11-16

Nominated for 8 Oscars. Another 64 wins & 80 nominations.

Known For
Poster of Maleficent
Poster of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
Poster of The Dark Knight
Poster of Michael Clayton
Movie MST3K Little Gold Statue Preview Special Unknown 2018
Movie Snow Falling on Cedars: Spotlight on Location Himself - Composer 2018
Movie Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 2 Unknown 2018-11-16
Movie Alive: 20 Years Later Unknown 2018
Movie The Nutcracker and the Four Realms Unknown 2018-11-02
Movie Red Sparrow Unknown 2018-03-02
Series A Series of Unfortunate Events Unknown 2017-01-13
Movie The Shack Unknown 2017-03-03
Movie Split Unknown 2017-01-20
Movie Batman: The Dark Knight Unknown 2017-09-27
Series Expeditie Robinson Unknown 2017-09-27
Series So You Think You Can Dance Unknown 2017-09-27
Movie Detroit Unknown 2017-08-04
Movie Roman J. Israel, Esq. Unknown 2017-11-03
Movie The Lotto Unknown 2017-06-09
Movie Disney Magic Kingdom Unknown 2016-03-17
Movie Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Unknown 2016-11-18
Movie The Huntsman: Winter's War Unknown 2016-04-22
Movie All the Way Unknown 2016-05-21
Movie The Mockingjay Lives: The Making of the Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 Unknown 2015-02-01
Series DVTV Unknown 2015
Series Ladbrokes World Grand Prix Unknown 2015-03-16
Movie The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 Unknown 2015-11-20
Series What Lives Inside Unknown 2015-03-25
Series Reel Iconic Unknown 2015-03-23
Movie Cut Bank Unknown 2015-04-03
Movie Pawn Sacrifice Unknown 2015-09-25
Movie Concussion Unknown 2015-12-25
Movie Maleficent Unknown 2014-05-30
Movie Parkland Unknown 2014-06-28
Movie The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 Unknown 2014-11-21
Movie Rockworld Unknown 2014-07-26
Movie Nightcrawler Unknown 2014-10-31
Movie Tobias and the Half-Pariah Unknown 2014-08-24
Movie After Earth Unknown 2013-05-31
Movie The Dark Knight in the Playroom Unknown 2013-08-08
Movie Versus: The Way to Shadow Unknown 2013-09-11
Movie Born & Raised Unknown 2013-09-24
Movie The Fire Rises: The Creation and Impact of the Dark Knight Trilogy Unknown 2013-09-24
Movie The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Unknown 2013-11-22
Movie Music to the Extreme: The Sounds of Moby Himself 2012-12-12
Series Go See Talk Podcast Himself 2012-01-20
Movie The Hunger Games Unknown 2012-03-23
Movie Seal Team Six: The Raid on Osama Bin Laden Unknown 2012-11-04
Movie The Bourne Legacy Unknown 2012-08-10
Movie Snow White and the Huntsman Unknown 2012-06-01
Movie Darling Companion Unknown 2012-05-24
Movie Love Ranch Unknown 2011-01-06
Movie Gnomeo & Juliet Unknown 2011-02-11
Movie Larry Crowne Unknown 2011-07-01
Movie The Green Hornet Unknown 2011-01-14
Movie Green Lantern Unknown 2011-06-17
Movie Water for Elephants Unknown 2011-04-22
Movie Salt Unknown 2010-07-23
Movie The Last Airbender Unknown 2010-07-01
Movie Youssou Ndour: I Bring What I Love Unknown 2010-04-14
Movie Nanny McPhee Returns Unknown 2010-08-20
Movie Love & Other Drugs Unknown 2010-11-24
Movie RED Unknown 2010-10-15
Movie Salt: Declassified Himself 2010-12-21
Movie The Cover-Up Unknown 2010-12-31
Movie The Last Shot 2 Unknown 2010-11-19
Movie The Tourist Unknown 2010-12-10
Movie Discovering 'The Last Airbender' Himself 2010-11-16
Movie Inhale Unknown 2010-10-22
Movie The 81st Annual Academy Awards Unknown 2009-02-22
Movie Confessions of a Shopaholic Unknown 2009-02-13
Movie Defiance Unknown 2009-01-16
Movie Duplicity Unknown 2009-03-20
Movie Breast Cancer: The Path of Wellness & Healing Unknown 2009-10-01
Movie Starz Inside: Unforgettably Evil Himself 2009-07-28
Series What If...? Unknown 2009-05-24
Movie High Noon Unknown 2009-04-04
Movie Northern Lights Unknown 2009-03-21
Movie Wings Over the Rockies Unknown 2009-11-14
Movie Midnight Bayou Unknown 2009-03-28
Movie Previously On: E.R. Unknown 2009-04-02
Movie Mad Money Unknown 2008-01-18
Movie Squeegees Unknown 2008-02-15
Movie Gotham Uncovered: Creation of a Scene Himself 2008-12-09
Movie For the First Time Unknown 2008-08-27
Series Atop the Fourth Wall Unknown 2008-10-26
Movie The Dark Knight Unknown 2008-07-18
Movie The Happening Unknown 2008-06-13
Movie Carolina Moon Unknown 2007-02-19
Movie Blue Smoke Unknown 2007-02-12
Movie Angels Fall Unknown 2007-01-29
Movie The Lookout Unknown 2007-03-30
Movie I Am Legend Unknown 2007-12-14
Movie The Great Debaters Unknown 2007-12-25
Movie The Water Horse Unknown 2007-12-25
Movie Charlie Wilson's War Unknown 2007-12-21
Movie War of the Servers Unknown 2007-11-09
Movie Michael Clayton Unknown 2007-10-12
Movie Return to Oz: The Joy That Got Away Unknown 2007-10-27
Movie Perfect Stranger Unknown 2007-04-13
Movie Freedomland Unknown 2006-02-17
Movie RV Unknown 2006-04-28
Movie Miami Vice Unknown 2006-07-28
Movie Reflections of Lady in the Water Unknown 2006-12-19
Movie Blood Diamond Unknown 2006-12-08
Movie Recreating the Eighth Wonder: The Making of 'King Kong' Unknown 2006-11-14
Movie Lady in the Water Unknown 2006-07-21
Movie The Wedding Date Unknown 2005-02-04
Movie Deconstructing 'The Village' Himself 2005-01-11
Movie The 77th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 2005-02-27
Movie Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous Unknown 2005-03-24
Movie King Kong Unknown 2005-12-14
Movie It's All Gone King Kong Unknown 2005-12-18
Movie King Kong: Peter Jackson's Production Diaries Himself 2005-12-13
Series How I Met Your Mother Unknown 2005-09-19
Movie Batman Begins Unknown 2005-06-15
Movie The Interpreter Unknown 2005-04-22
Movie The Village Unknown 2004-07-30
Movie Hidalgo Unknown 2004-03-05
Movie Collateral Unknown 2004-08-06
Movie City of Night: The Making of 'Collateral' Himself 2004-12-14
Series Shootout Unknown 2003-10-12
Movie Peter Pan Unknown 2003-12-25
Series Imagine Unknown 2003-06-11
Movie Making 'Signs' Himself - Composer 2003-01-07
Movie Dreamcatcher Unknown 2003-03-21
Movie The Score Himself 2003-03-01
Movie The Making of 'Atlantis: The Lost Empire' Unknown 2002-01-29
Movie Big Trouble Unknown 2002-04-05
Movie The Emperor's Club Unknown 2002-11-22
Movie Return to the Andes Unknown 2002-10-08
Movie Unconditional Love Unknown 2002-08-23
Movie De entre los zapatos Unknown 2002-11-02
Movie Treasure Planet Unknown 2002-11-27
Movie Signs Unknown 2002-08-02
Movie Atlantis: The Lost Empire Unknown 2001-06-15
Movie My First Mister Unknown 2001-10-26
Movie America's Sweethearts Unknown 2001-07-20
Movie The Making of 'Unbreakable' Himself 2001-06-19
Movie Snow Falling on Cedars Unknown 2000-01-07
Series The Fugitive Unknown 2000-10-06
Movie Vertical Limit Unknown 2000-12-08
Movie Unbreakable Unknown 2000-11-22
Series Gideon's Crossing Unknown 2000-06-10
Movie Dinosaur Unknown 2000-05-19
Movie Music and Sound Design of 'The Sixth Sense' Himself 2000-03-28
Movie Mumford Unknown 1999-09-24
Movie Wayward Son Unknown 1999-09-14
Movie The Sixth Sense Unknown 1999-08-06
Movie Stir of Echoes Unknown 1999-09-10
Movie Runaway Bride Unknown 1999-07-30
Series From the Earth to the Moon Unknown 1998-04-05
Movie A Perfect Murder Unknown 1998-06-05
Movie Liar Liar Unknown 1997-03-21
Movie The 69th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1997-03-24
Movie Dante's Peak Unknown 1997-02-07
Movie Metro Unknown 1997-01-17
Movie Picture Perfect Unknown 1997-08-01
Movie The Devil's Advocate Unknown 1997-10-17
Movie My Best Friend's Wedding Unknown 1997-06-20
Movie Romy and Michele's High School Reunion Unknown 1997-04-25
Movie Volcano Unknown 1997-04-25
Movie The Postman Unknown 1997-12-25
Movie Fathers' Day Unknown 1997-05-09
Movie Eye for an Eye Unknown 1996-01-12
Movie The Juror Unknown 1996-02-02
Series The Sentinel Unknown 1996-03-20
Movie Space Jam Unknown 1996-11-15
Movie One Fine Day Unknown 1996-12-20
Movie The Rich Man's Wife Unknown 1996-09-13
Movie The Trigger Effect Unknown 1996-08-30
Movie Restoration Unknown 1996-02-02
Movie Primal Fear Unknown 1996-04-03
Movie Just Cause Unknown 1995-02-17
Movie French Kiss Unknown 1995-05-05
Movie Outbreak Unknown 1995-03-10
Movie The 67th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1995-03-27
Movie Congo Unknown 1995-06-09
Series The Eddie Files Unknown 1995-09-30
Movie Waterworld Unknown 1995-07-28
Series HBO First Look Unknown 1994-03-01
Movie Intersection Unknown 1994-01-21
Movie Major League II Unknown 1994-03-30
Movie Junior Unknown 1994-11-23
Movie Wyatt Earp: Walk with a Legend Himself - Composer, 'Wyatt Earp' 1994-09-27
Series Friends Unknown 1994-09-22
Movie Wyatt Earp Unknown 1994-06-24
Series ER Unknown 1994-09-19
Movie Alive Unknown 1993-01-15
Movie American Heart Unknown 1993-05-07
Movie The Saint of Fort Washington Unknown 1993-11-17
Movie The Fugitive Unknown 1993-08-06
Movie Dave Unknown 1993-05-07
Movie Falling Down Unknown 1993-02-26
Movie Night and the City Unknown 1992-10-23
Movie Grand Canyon Unknown 1992-01-17
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Movie Glengarry Glen Ross Unknown 1992-10-02
Series 2000 Malibu Road Unknown 1992-08-23
Movie Diggstown Unknown 1992-08-14
Movie A Private Matter Unknown 1992-06-20
Movie King Ralph Unknown 1991-02-15
Movie The Man in the Moon Unknown 1991-10-04
Movie The Prince of Tides Unknown 1991-12-25
Movie My Girl Unknown 1991-11-27
Movie Guilty by Suspicion Unknown 1991-03-15
Movie Dying Young Unknown 1991-06-21
Movie The Image Unknown 1990-01-27
Movie Coupe de Ville Unknown 1990-03-09
Movie Marked for Death Unknown 1990-10-05
Movie Somebody Has to Shoot the Picture Unknown 1990-09-09
Movie Pretty Woman Unknown 1990-03-23
Movie 3 Men and a Little Lady Unknown 1990-11-21
Movie Descending Angel Unknown 1990-11-25
Movie Revealing Evidence: Stalking the Honolulu Strangler Unknown 1990-06-03
Movie Flatliners Unknown 1990-08-10
Series Men Unknown 1989-03-25
Movie The Package Unknown 1989-08-25
Movie Tap Unknown 1989-02-10
Movie Major League Unknown 1989-04-07
Series The Simpsons Unknown 1989-12-17
Movie Promised Land Unknown 1988-01-22
Movie Everybody's All-American Unknown 1988-11-04
Movie Five Corners Unknown 1988-05-01
Movie Off Limits Unknown 1988-03-11
Movie Some Girls Unknown 1988-09-09
Movie Go Toward the Light Unknown 1988-11-01
Movie Overboard Unknown 1987-12-16
Movie Russkies Unknown 1987-11-06
Movie Elton John in Australia Himself 1987-09-27
Movie Campus Man Unknown 1987-04-10
Movie Wildcats Unknown 1986-02-14
Movie Head Office Unknown 1986-01-03
Movie Nothing in Common Unknown 1986-07-30
Movie Nobody's Fool Unknown 1986-11-07
Series American Masters Unknown 1986-06-23
Movie Tough Guys Unknown 1986-10-03
Movie Cobra Unknown 1986-05-23
Movie 8 Million Ways to Die Unknown 1986-04-25
Movie Out of Control Unknown 1985-05-01
Movie White Nights Unknown 1985-12-06
Movie Body Rock Unknown 1984-09-28
Movie Twilight Zone: The Movie Unknown 1983-06-24
Movie Crosby, Stills & Nash: Daylight Again Himself - Keyboards 1983
Movie Elton John in Central Park New York Keyboards 1981-02-09
Series Great Performances Unknown 1972-11-04