Marvin Hamlisch

Marvin Hamlisch

Highest Rated: 100% The Swimmer (1968)

Lowest Rated: 40% A Chorus Line (1985)

Birthday: Jun 2, 1944

Birthplace: New York, New York, USA

As one of the most gifted and decorated film composers of his generation, Marvin Hamlisch became one of only two people in history to amass an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar, a Tony and a Pulitzer Prize in his lifetime. It was small wonder that Hamlisch achieved such greatness, having scored some of the biggest, most memorable films in cinema history, including "The Sting" (1974), "The Spy Who Loved Me" (1977), "Ordinary People" (1980) and "Sophie's Choice" (1982). But it was his longtime collaboration with Barbra Streisand that earned Hamlisch acclaim on both stage and screen. Starting with his chance hiring as a rehearsal pianist for the Broadway debut of "Funny Girl" (1964), Hamlisch and Streisand established themselves as a vibrant collaborative force with the romantic drama, "The Way We Were" (1973). Years later, he joined Streisand as the conductor for her 1994 concert tour, which was filmed for HBO and earned him two Emmy Awards. Following his Oscar-nominated music for her star vehicle, "The Mirror Has Two Faces" (1996), he won another Emmy for arranging and conducting the music for the television special, "Barbra Streisand - Timeless" (Fox, 2001), which confirmed that Hamlisch was perhaps the single most accomplished composer working in Hollywood.




79% 44% The Informant! Original Music $33.3M 2009
92% 88% Every Little Step Original Music $1.7M 2008
No Score Yet 70% Candles on Bay Street Original Music - 2006
55% 72% The Mirror Has Two Faces Original Music $41.3M 1996
No Score Yet No Score Yet Seasons of the Heart Original Music - 1994
66% 67% Frankie and Johnny Original Music $21.5M 1991
73% 86% Shirley Valentine Original Music $4.7M 1989
67% 47% Three Men and a Baby Original Music $167.8M 1987
40% 61% A Chorus Line Original Music $14.2M 1985
90% 88% Ordinary People Original Music - 1980
70% 64% Seems Like Old Times Original Music - 1980
81% 76% The Spy Who Loved Me Original Music - 1977
88% 74% Save the Tiger Original Music - 1973
63% 81% The Way We Were Original Music - 1973
83% 74% Bananas Original Music - 1971
91% 80% Take the Money and Run Original Music - 1969
100% 83% The Swimmer Original Music - 1968


85% 76% The Simpsons Himself (Guest Voice) 2012
No Score Yet No Score Yet Caroline in the City Unknown (Guest Star) 1997
No Score Yet 82% The Nanny Unknown (Guest Star) 1996
No Score Yet No Score Yet Johnny Carson Guest 1974