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Walter Scharf

Highest Rated: 100% The Ladies' Man (1961)

Lowest Rated: 67% Ben (1972)

Birthday: Aug 01, 1910

Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, USA

Walter Scharf produced music for multiple Hollywood productions during the course of his Hollywood career. Scharf worked on a variety of projects during his early entertainment career, including "Atlantic City" (1944) starring Constance Moore. Scharf won a Best Original Song - Motion Picture Golden Globe Award for "Ben" in 1972. Scharf was nominated for a Music (Music Score of a Dramatic Picture) Academy Award for "Mercy Island" in 1941 as well as for a Music (Music Score of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture) Academy Award for "The Fighting Seabees" in 1944. In the fifties, Scharf devoted his time to various credits, such as "Artists and Models" (1955) starring Dean Martin, "You're Never Too Young" with Dean Martin (1955) and "The Birds and the Bees" with George Gobel (1956). He also worked on "Timetable" (1956). Scharf's music was also featured in the comedy "If It's Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium" (1969) with Suzanne Pleshette. Scharf was most recently credited in "Method To The Madness of Jerry Lewis" (Starz, 2011-12). Soon after receiving his award, he went on to write songs which would be featured in "Ben" (1972). Scharf passed away in February 2003 at the age of 93.

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet 64% The Scarlett O'Hara War Original Music - 1980
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Long Days of Summer Original Music - 1980
No Score Yet 46% Journey Back to Oz Original Music - 1974
75% 71% Walking Tall Music - 1973
67% 39% Ben Original Music - 1972
90% 87% Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory Original Music - 1971
No Score Yet 69% The Cheyenne Social Club Original Music - 1970
No Score Yet No Score Yet Pendulum Original Music - 1969
93% 85% Funny Girl Original Music $223.3K 1968
No Score Yet 61% Tickle Me Original Music - 1965
No Score Yet 29% Where Love Has Gone Original Music - 1964
No Score Yet No Score Yet Funny Side of Life Original Music - 1963
85% 67% The Nutty Professor Original Music - 1963
100% 69% The Ladies' Man Original Music - 1961
70% 68% The Bellboy Original Music - 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Sad Sack Original Music - 1957
No Score Yet 88% The Joker Is Wild Original Music - 1957
96% 94% The Court Jester Original Music - 1955
No Score Yet 45% Three Ring Circus Original Music - 1954
No Score Yet 54% Living It Up Original Music - 1954
No Score Yet No Score Yet Buccaneer's Girl Original Music - 1950
No Score Yet No Score Yet Sierra Original Music - 1950
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Saxon Charm Original Music - 1948
No Score Yet No Score Yet Casbah Original Music - 1948
No Score Yet 50% The Cheaters Original Music - 1945
100% 73% The Fighting Seabees Original Music - 1944
No Score Yet No Score Yet Storm Over Lisbon Original Music - 1944
No Score Yet No Score Yet Change of Heart Original Music - 1943
78% 71% The Glass Key Original Music - 1942
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hit Parade of 1941 Original Music - 1940

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