Film composer who was known for incorporating jazz and electronic music into films such as "The Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans" from 2009 and "The Black Dahlia" from 2006.
He made his film composing debut with "Never Cry Wolf" in 1983. He would gain some of the greatest recognition he had ever received for scoring the hit 2011 TV series "Once Upon a Time" on ABC.
He was a long-time member of the Church of Scientology.
His father Howard Fuller Isham worked as a Humanities professor. His mother Patricia was a violinist.
He composed the music for the 1998 comic book movie "Blade" starring Wesley Snipes.