Bill Conti

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Birthday
13, 1942
Birthplace
Providence, RI
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
13, 1942 (age 76)
Birthplace
Providence, RI

About

Film music composer who was noted for his work on the five Rocky films. He also created the theme songs for The Right Stuff, which brought him an Academy Award.

Before Fame

He graduated from Louisiana State University and studied at the Juilliard School of Music. He won the Silver Knight Award from the Miami Herald.

Trivia

He provided the score for "The Terry Fox Story," HBO's first foray into film.

Family Life

He was born to Lucetta and William Conti of Italian descent. He later fathered two daughters.

Associated With

He provided the symphonic score for 1983's "The Right Stuff," a movie starring Scott Glenn .