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Sammy Cahn

Award-winning songwriter ("All the Way" [Academy Award, 1957], "Three Coins in the Fountain" [Academy Award, 1954], "Love and Marriage" [Emmy Award, 1955], "High Hopes" [Academy Award, 1959], "Call Me Irresponsible" [Academy Award, 1963]), composer, author and publisher, educated at Seward Park High School in New York.He was a violinist in vaudeville orchestras, and organized a dance band wih Saul Chaplin. He wrote the night club scores for "Connie's Hot Chocolates of 1936", "New Grand Terrace Review", and "Cotton Club Parade" (1939).Arriving in Hollywood in 1940, he wrote many title and theme songs along with film scores and incidental music. His Broadway stage scores include "High Button Shoes", "Two's Company", "Skyscraper", and music for the marionette show "Les Poupees de Paris". He joined ASCAP in 1936, and his chief musical collaboraors included Saul Chaplin, Jule Styne, and James Van Heusen. He became a musical publisher in 1955.His other song compositions include "If I Had Rhythm in My Nursery Rhymes", "Rhythm Is Our Business", "Shoe Shine Boy", "Until the Real Thing Comes Along", "Dedicated to You", "If It's the Last Thing I Do", "Bei Mir Bist Du Schon", "Posin'", "Please Be Kind", "Joseph, Joseph", "I've Heard That Song Before", "Victory Polka", "I'll Walk Alone", "Saturday Night is The Loneliest Night in the Week", "Poor Little Rhode Island" (the official state song), "The Charm of You", "I Fall in Love Too Easily", "What Makes the Sunset", "Guess I'll Hang My Tears Out to Dry", "It's Been a Long, Long Time", "Day By Day", "Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow", "I Should Care", "I'm Glad I Waited For You", "The Things We Did Last Summer", "Five Minutes More", "Time After Time", "Papa, Won't You Dance With Me?", "You're My Girl", "I Still Get Jealous", "It's Magic", "Be My Love", "Because You're Mine", "Teach Me Tonight", "The 86th! The 86th!" (official song of the US Army 86th Infantry Regiment), "The Impatient Years", "Look to Your Heart", "I'll Never Stop Loving You", "Hey, Jealous Lover", "The Second Time Around", "September of My Years", "My Kind of Town", "I Like to Lead When I Dance", "Love Is a Bore", "Everybody Has a Right to Be Wrong", "I'll Only Miss Her When I Think of Her", and the film title songs for "The Tender Trap", "It's A Woman's World", "The Long Hot Summer", "Indiscreet", "Pocketful of Miracles", "Come Blow Your Horn", "The Best of Everything", and "Where Love Has Gone".

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Jun 18, 1913 In New York City, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series I Love Lucy 1951
Latest Project:
Series Aquarius 2015-05-28

Won 4 Oscars. Another 3 wins & 36 nominations.

Known For
Poster of The Blacklist
Poster of The Vampire Diaries
Poster of Glee
Poster of Mad Men
Schitt's Creek Unknown 2015-02-11
Aquarius Unknown 2015-05-28
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Unknown 2015-03-06
Fresh Off the Boat Unknown 2015-02-04
iZombie Unknown 2015-03-17
Wayward Pines Unknown 2015-05-14
Sinatra: All or Nothing at All Self 1 episode, 2015 2015-04-05
Fleming Unknown 2014-01-29
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Unknown 2014-02-17
Lilyhammer Unknown 2014-09-15
The Strain Unknown 2014-07-13
The Flash Unknown 2014-10-07
House of Cards Unknown 2013-02-01
Bates Motel Unknown 2013-03-18
The Blacklist Unknown 2013-09-23
Liv and Maddie: Cali Style Unknown 2013-07-19
Magic City Unknown 2012
Call the Midwife Unknown 2012-01-15
Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries Unknown 2012-02-24
The Mindy Project Unknown 2012-09-25
Vegas Unknown 2012-09-25
Happy Endings Unknown 2011-04-13
Big Brother's Bit on the Side Unknown 2011-08-18
Pan Am Unknown 2011-09-25
Unforgettable Unknown 2011-09-20
Treme Unknown 2010-04-11
Hawaii Five-0 Unknown 2010-09-20
Warehouse 13 Unknown 2009-07-07
Glee Unknown 2009-05-19
The Good Wife Unknown 2009-09-22
The Cleveland Show Unknown 2009-09-27
The Vampire Diaries Unknown 2009-09-10
Gavin & Stacey Unknown 2008-08-26
Little Mosque on the Prairie Unknown 2007-01-09
Mad Men Unknown 2007-07-19
Britain's Got Talent Unknown 2007-06-09
Saving Grace Unknown 2007-07-23
Phineas and Ferb Unknown 2007-08-17
Chuck Unknown 2007-09-24
The Unit Unknown 2006
The Loop Unknown 2006
Eureka Unknown 2006-07-18
30 Rock Unknown 2006-10-11
American Dad! Unknown 2005-02-06
Grey's Anatomy Unknown 2005-03-27
So You Think You Can Dance Unknown 2005
Criminal Minds Unknown 2005-09-22
My Name Is Earl Unknown 2005-09-20
Bones Unknown 2005-09-13
Dancing with the Stars Unknown 2005-06-01
Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares Unknown 2004-04-27
Strictly Come Dancing Unknown 2004-05-15
The X Factor UK Unknown 2004-09-04
Veronica Mars Unknown 2004-09-22
Nip/Tuck Unknown 2003-07-22
Two and a Half Men Unknown 2003-09-22
Cold Case Unknown 2003-09-28
Las Vegas Unknown 2003-09-22
American Idol Unknown 2002-06-11
I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here! Unknown 2002-08-25
Six Feet Under Unknown 2001-06-03
At Home with the Braithwaites Unknown 2000-01-20
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Unknown 2000-10-06
Gilmore Girls Unknown 2000-10-05
The Sopranos Unknown 1999-01-10
Family Guy Unknown 1999-01-31
Roswell Unknown 1999-10-06
Will & Grace Unknown 1998-09-21
The King of Queens Unknown 1998-09-21
The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Ally McBeal Unknown 1997-09-08
3rd Rock from the Sun Unknown 1996-01-09
Les muppets Unknown 1996-03-08
Everybody Loves Raymond Unknown 1996-09-13
Sabrina the Teenage Witch Unknown 1996-09-27
Chicago Hope Unknown 1994-09-18
Friends Unknown 1994-09-22
The X-Files Unknown 1993-09-10
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Unknown 1993-01-03
Goodnight Sweetheart Unknown 1993-11-18
The Nanny Unknown 1993-11-03
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
The Ren & Stimpy Show Unknown 1991-08-11
Wings Unknown 1990-04-19
Get a Life Unknown 1990-09-23
Doogie Howser, M.D. Unknown 1989-09-19
Baywatch Unknown 1989-09-22
The Simpsons Unknown 1989-12-17
Mystery Science Theater 3000 Unknown 1988
Married... with Children Unknown 1987-04-05
The Charmings Unknown 1987-03-20
American Masters Unknown 1986-06-22
ALF Unknown 1986-09-22
The Singing Detective Unknown 1986-11-16
Moonlighting Unknown 1985-03-03
Tribunal de nuit Unknown 1984-01-04
Murder, She Wrote Unknown 1984-09-30
Faerie Tale Theatre Unknown 1982-09-11
Fame Unknown 1982-01-07
Family Ties Unknown 1982-09-22
Cheers Unknown 1982-09-30
Remington Steele Unknown 1982-10-01
Newhart Unknown 1982-10-25
The Benny Hill Show Unknown 1979-01-01
Mork & Mindy Unknown 1978-09-14
The Muppet Show Unknown 1977-04-23
Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Barney Miller Unknown 1974-08-22
Man About the House Unknown 1973-08-15
Maude Unknown 1972-09-12
Sanford and Son Unknown 1972-01-14
M*A*S*H Unknown 1972-09-17
The Two Ronnies Unknown 1971-04-10
The Man from U.N.C.L.E. Unknown 1964-09-22
Petticoat Junction Unknown 1963-09-24
The Lucy Show Unknown 1962-10-01
Peter Gunn Unknown 1958-09-22
Panorama Unknown 1953-11-11
I Love Lucy Unknown 1951