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Name: Thomas Newman  
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Date of Birth: 20th October 1955
Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, USA
Profession: Composer
From Wikipedia, the free Encyclopedia

Thomas Newman (born October 20, 1955) is an American film score composer and a member of a family who established a film-scoring dynasty in Hollywood.

He was born in Los Angeles, California to a Jewish family, the son of composer Alfred Newman (1901-1970) (who scored Battle of Midway, My Friend Flicka, Song of Bernadette, Gentleman's Agreement, All About Eve, and The Robe) and his wife Martha Louise, née Montgomery. He was educated at Yale University.

His uncle Lionel Newman scored Hello, Dolly!. His brother David Newman scored Daddy Day Care, Death to Smoochy, and Ice Age. His cousin Randy Newman is noted for series of popular albums.

Thomas Newman's credits include music for:

  • Cinderella Man
  • Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events
  • Angels in America
  • Finding Nemo
  • Road to Perdition
  • Six Feet Under (main theme)
  • Boston Public (main theme)
  • Erin Brockovich
  • The Green Mile
  • American Beauty
  • Meet Joe Black
  • Pay It Forward
  • The Shawshank Redemption
  • Scent of a Woman
  • Fried Green Tomatoes
  • Little Women

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