Joey Newman

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Birthday
9, 1976
Birthplace
California
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
9, 1976 (age 41)
Birthplace
California

About

Third-generation film, television, and video-game composer who collaborated with such legends as John Williams and W.G. Snuffy Walden.

Before Fame

He began learning the drums when he was three and joined the boy's chorus of The Los Angeles Master Chorale when he was nine, performing with artists like Placido Domingo.

Trivia

He composed music for the television shows The West Wing created by Aaron Sorkin, Once and Again with Sela Ward, and Providence with Melina Kanakaredes.

Family Life

His grandfather Lionel Newman headed 20th Century Fox's music department for 47 years. His father rock and R&B bass player Joe Frank Carollo and his mother Jenifer Newman, a classically trained ballerina, nurtured his interest in music.

Associated With

He collaborated with his cousin, Randy Newman, on the scores for "Seabiscuit" from 2003 and Pixar's "Cars" from 2006.