Michael Giacchino

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Birthday
10, 1967
Birthplace
Riverside, NJ
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
10, 1967 (age 51)
Birthplace
Riverside, NJ

About

Musician who won an Oscar for his work on "Up." He was nominated for two Grammy Awards in 2005 for his creation of The Incredibles soundtrack.

Before Fame

He interned for Universal Pictures while in his last year at New York City's School of Visual Arts and was hired by Universal immediately upon completing his studies.

Trivia

He frequently collaborated with J.J. Abrams, composing music for "Lost," "Alias," "Fringe," "Star Trek Into Darkness," "Cloverfield," and other Bad Robot projects.

Family Life

His father was of Sicilian heritage and his mother descended from Abruzzo immigrants. He grew up with a sister named Maria.

Associated With

He provided the score for "The Karate Guard" from 2005, Joseph Barbera's last theatrical Tom and Jerry cartoon.