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Jerry Goldsmith

Composer Jerry Goldsmith, shown in 2000, wrote the scores for more than 200 films over a 50-year career. David Keeler/Getty Images hide caption

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Jerry Goldsmith, 'The Composer's Composer,' Honored With Hollywood Star

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Composer Jerry Goldsmith

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Composer Jerry Goldsmith has been writing film and TV music since the 1950s. He won an Academy Award in 1976 for his music for The Omen. His film scores include: Star Trek: The Motion Picture, The Sand Pebbles, Chinatown, and A Patch of Blue. His TV credits include: The Man from U.N.C.L.E., Dr. Kildare, The Waltons, and Barnaby Jones. Theres a new CD collecting his music, The Film Music of Jerry Goldsmith (Telarc).

Composer Jerry Goldsmith

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