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James Newton Howard

James Newton Howard

Composer

American composer, orchestrator, and music producer James Newton Howard is an eight-time Academy Award nominee.  He is best known for his frequent collaborations with director M. Night Shyamalan. He is well known for his highly emotional and powerfully subtle music, supplying his talent to an array of films such as The Fugitive, The Sixth Sense, Signs, The Village, the two Christopher Nolan Batman films; Batman Begins and The Dark Knight with Hans After Howard left the University of Southern California, he toured with Elton John as a keyboardist during the late 1970s and early 1980s. Howard also arranged strings for several of Elton's songs during this period including on the hits "Don't Go Breaking My Heart" and "Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word", as well as playing additional keyboards and synthesizers on several of Elton's studio albums, including "Rock of The Westies" (1975), "Blue Moves" (1976), "21 At 33" (1980), and "The Fox" (1981). After his tenure with John, Howard toured briefly with Crosby, Stills and Nash before moving into film music in the mid-1980s. Howard scored the blockbuster Pretty Woman (1990). He received his first Academy Award nomination for his score for Barbra Streisand's drama The Prince of Tides (1991). Howard achieved four more best original score Oscar nominations, for the Harrison Ford action feature The Fugitive (1993), the Julia Roberts romantic comedy My Best Friend's Wedding (1997), M. Night Shyamalan's The Village (2004) and most recently, Michael Clayton (2007). In addition, Howard received Best Song nods for scoring the Western epic Wyatt Earp (1994), Kevin Costner's Waterworld (1995), and Primal Fear (1996).   Howard scored Space Jam (1996), Dante's Peak (1997) (theme only - score was composed by John Frizzell), and Collateral (2004). Howard has  scored three Disney films which are Dinosaur (2000), Treasure Planet and Atlantis: The Lost Empire. Howard also earned an Emmy nomination in 1995 the theme and pilot to the television drama, ER. He also won an Emmy for the them to Gideon's Crossing.  He went on to win a Golden Globe nomination for Best Original Score for the feature King Kong. He went on to receive Oscar nominations for the features Michael Clayton (2007) and Defiace (2008).

Born: June 9, 1951 (Age 71) in Los Angeles, California, USA

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James Newton Howard  is Known For

Streaming sources forThe Dark Knight
The Dark Knight
Streaming sources forBatman Begins
Batman Begins
Streaming sources forThe Sixth Sense
The Sixth Sense
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The Hunger Games

James Newton HowardMovies & TV Credits

TitleRatingJobRole(s)Year
Movie
ActorSelf2005
Limited Series
8.3
ActorMusic2022-2022
Movie
6.8
ActorHimself2009
Movie
5.8
SoundOriginal Music Composer1990
Movie
5.8
SoundOriginal Music Composer1986
Movie
6.2
SoundOriginal Music Composer1998
Movie
5.1
SoundOriginal Music Composer2013
Movie
7
SoundOriginal Music Composer1993
Movie
5.9
SoundOriginal Music Composer2001
Movie
6.9
SoundOriginal Music Composer1992
Movie
6.5
SoundOriginal Music Composer2001
Movie
8.3
SoundOriginal Music Composer2005
Movie
6.2
SoundOriginal Music Composer2002
Movie
8.1
SoundOriginal Music Composer2006
Movie
4.7
SoundOriginal Music Composer1987
Movie
7.2
SoundOriginal Music Composer2007
Movie
7.8
SoundOriginal Music Composer2004
Movie
7.3
SoundOriginal Music Composer2015
Movie
5.7
SoundOriginal Music Composer2009
Movie
6.1
SoundOriginal Music Composer2014
Movie
6.2
SoundOriginal Music Composer1997
Movie
5.5
SoundOriginal Music Composer2012
Movie
7.1
SoundOriginal Music Composer1993
Movie
7.2
SoundOriginal Music Composer2008
Movie
7.6
SoundOriginal Music Composer2017
Movie
7.3
SoundMusic1992
Movie
6.6
SoundOriginal Music Composer2000
Movie
5.8
SoundOriginal Music Composer2003
Movie
6.2
SoundOriginal Music Composer2009
Movie
6.4
SoundOriginal Music Composer1991
Movie
6.1
SoundOriginal Music Composer1988
Movie
6
SoundMusic1996
Movie
7.9
SoundMusic1993
Movie
7.5
SoundOriginal Music Composer2016
Movie
7
SoundOriginal Music Composer2022
Movie
6.3
SoundMusic, Music Score Producer2018
Movie
5.4
SoundOriginal Music Composer1997
Movie
6.1
SoundOriginal Music Composer1987
Movie
6.4
SoundOriginal Music Composer1990
Movie
5.4
SoundOriginal Music Composer2006
Movie
7
SoundOriginal Music Composer1995
Movie
8.1
SoundOriginal Music Composer1992
Movie
5.9
SoundOriginal Music Composer2011
Movie
7.1
SoundOriginal Music Composer1991
Movie
5.2
SoundOriginal Music Composer2011
Movie
6.3
SoundOriginal Music Composer1991
Movie
5.4
SoundOriginal Music Composer1985
Movie
6.7
SoundOriginal Music Composer2004
Movie
7.1
SoundOriginal Music Composer2007
Movie
6.7
SoundOriginal Music Composer2010
Movie
5.4
SoundOriginal Music Composer1994
Movie
7.4
SoundOriginal Music Composer2021
Movie
5.1
SoundOriginal Music Composer1994
Movie
6.6
SoundOriginal Music Composer1995
Movie
7.2
SoundOriginal Music Composer2005
Movie
5.7
SoundOriginal Music Composer1991
Movie
5.4
SoundOriginal Music Composer2006
Movie
6.3
SoundOriginal Music Composer2011
Movie
6.3
SoundOriginal Music Composer2010
Movie
5.7
SoundOriginal Music Composer2008
Movie
7.7
SoundOriginal Music Composer1989
Movie
7.1
SoundOriginal Music Composer2014
Movie
5.9
SoundOriginal Music Composer1990
Movie
7.3
SoundOriginal Music Composer2007
Movie
6.6
SoundMusic1999
Movie
6.8
SoundOriginal Music Composer1997
Movie
7.3
SoundOriginal Music Composer1991
Movie
6.2
SoundOriginal Music Composer2010
Movie
6.2
SoundOriginal Music Composer1992
Movie
8
SoundOriginal Music Composer2014
Movie
5.5
SoundMusic1986
Movie
6.5
SoundOriginal Music Composer1988
Movie
6.6
SoundOriginal Music Composer1996
Movie
6.4
SoundOriginal Music Composer1995
Movie
6.6
SoundOriginal Music Composer2013
Movie
6.8
SoundOriginal Music Composer2015
Movie
7.1
SoundOriginal Music Composer2003
Movie
7.1
SoundOriginal Music Composer1990
Movie
8
SoundOriginal Music Composer1996
Movie
6.5
SoundOriginal Music Composer1988
Movie
5.4
SoundOriginal Music Composer2006
Movie
7.4
SoundOriginal Music Composer, Music2019
Movie
6.8
SoundMusic2018
Movie
6.5
SoundOriginal Music Composer1995
Movie
6.3
SoundMusic2017
Movie
6.6
SoundOriginal Music Composer1997
Movie
5.7
SoundOriginal Music Composer1999
Movie
5.9
SoundOriginal Music Composer1987
Movie
6.4
SoundOriginal Music Composer2010
Movie
6.7
SoundOriginal Music Composer2002
Movie
6.8
SoundOriginal Music Composer1999
Movie
5.9
SoundOriginal Music Composer2012
Movie
6.1
SoundOriginal Music Composer1988
Movie
6.6
SoundOriginal Music Composer1996
Movie
7
SoundOriginal Music Composer1999
Movie
6.8
SoundOriginal Music Composer1989
Movie
6.4
SoundOriginal Music Composer2012
Movie
8.8
SoundOriginal Music Composer2008
Movie
7.6
SoundOriginal Music Composer1997
Movie
8.1
SoundOriginal Music Composer1993
Movie
7.7
SoundOriginal Music Composer2007
Movie
5.3
SoundOriginal Music Composer2011
Movie
5.2
SoundOriginal Music Composer2008
Movie
7.7
SoundOriginal Music Composer2012
Movie
7.9
SoundOriginal Music Composer2013
Movie
7
SoundOriginal Music Composer2014
Movie
6.7
SoundOriginal Music Composer2015
Movie
6.5
SoundMusic2016
Movie
6.1
SoundOriginal Music Composer2005
Movie
6
SoundOriginal Music Composer1996
Movie
4.3
SoundOriginal Music Composer2010
Movie
7.1
SoundOriginal Music Composer2007
Movie
7.7
SoundMusic1991
Movie
6
SoundMusic2018
Movie
6.6
SoundMusic1989
Movie
6
SoundOriginal Music Composer1997
Movie
7
SoundOriginal Music Composer1991
Movie
7.5
SoundMusic1993
Movie
8.3
SoundOriginal Music Composer1999
Movie
6.2
SoundOriginal Music Composer2010
Movie
6.1
SoundOriginal Music Composer1996
Movie
6.3
SoundOriginal Music Composer2004
Movie
6.6
SoundOriginal Music Composer2007
Movie
6.3
SoundOriginal Music Composer1986
Movie
7.3
SoundOriginal Music Composer2002
Movie
7.5
SoundOriginal Music Composer, Orchestrator2000
Movie
6.5
SoundOriginal Music Composer2002
Movie
8.1
SoundOriginal Music Composer2021
Movie
6.1
SoundOriginal Music Composer2000
Movie
7
SoundOriginal Music Composer2011
Movie
6.4
SoundOriginal Music Composer1995
Movie
5.9
SoundOriginal Music Composer1986
Movie
6.6
SoundOriginal Music Composer1994
Movie
6.3
SoundOriginal Music Composer2008
Movie
7.5
SoundOriginal Music Composer2020
Movie
SoundOriginal Music Composer2023
Movie
7.3
SoundMusic Producer2007
Limited Series
8.3
SoundMusic2022-2022
Short Film
7.2
SoundOriginal Music Composer2005
Short Film
SoundOriginal Music Composer2002
Movie
7.9
SoundOriginal Music Composer2016
Movie
5.9
SoundOriginal Music Composer1990
Movie
7.2
SoundOriginal Music Composer1992
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