Meredith Willson

Meredith Willson

Highest Rated: 94% The Music Man (1962)

Lowest Rated: 93% The Great Dictator (1940)

Birthday: May 18, 1902

Birthplace: Mason City, Iowa, USA

Meredith Willson brought his musical talents to a variety of films over the course of his career. Willson worked on a variety of projects during his early entertainment career, including "I Wanna Hold Your Hand" with Nancy Allen (1978). In the eighties and the early 2000s, Willson devoted his time to various credits, such as "A Grand Night: The Performing Arts Salute Public Television" (PBS, 1987-88), "Romy and Michele's High School Reunion" (1997), "The Other Sister" (1999) starring Juliette Lewis, "Duplex" (2003) and "Charlie: The Life and Art of Charles Chaplin" (2004) starring Sydney Pollack. In the early 2000s and the 2010s, Willson lent his talents to projects like the Tom Hanks and Michael Jeter blockbuster "The Polar Express" (2004), the Vince Vaughn and Reese Witherspoon box office smash "Four Christmases" (2008), "Sex and the City 2" with Sarah Jessica Parker (2010) and "A Very Harold & Kumar 3-D Christmas" (2011). Willson last provided music for the dramatic adaptation "The Music Never Stopped" (2011) with Lou Taylor Pucci. Willson was married to Elizabeth Willson. Meredith Willson passed away in June 1984 at the age of 82.



94% 85% The Music Man Writer,
Non-Original Music
- 1962
No Score Yet 83% The Little Foxes Original Music - 1941
93% 95% The Great Dictator Original Music - 1940


No Score Yet No Score Yet I've Got a Secret Guest 1958 1963