Ira Newborn

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Birthday
26, 1949
Birthplace
New York
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
26, 1949 (age 68)
Birthplace
New York

About

Motion picture composer responsible for writing the soundtracks for Ferris Bueller's Day Off and Ace Ventura: Pet Detective. He received an incredible amount of fame for his composition of the Naked Gun film series soundtracks in the early 1990s.

Before Fame

He attended New York University where he earned a music degree in 1972. He played a 1940s bandleader in "Xanadu," the infamous musical from 1980.

Trivia

He became best known for composing the music to the "Naked Gun" series, which starred Leslie Nielsen.

Family Life

His family was residing in New York City when he was born.

Associated With

He collaborated with many household names, including Ray Charles, Diana Ross, Billy Joel, and The Pointer Sisters.