Shirley Walker

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Birthday
10, 1945
Birthplace
California
Death Date
Nov 30, 2006 (61)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
10, 1945
Birthplace
California
Death Date
Nov 30, 2006 (61)

About

Though best remembered for scoring the 1992 Hollywood feature film Memoirs of an Invisible Man, this California-born composer also worked on Willard, the Final Destination films, and several television projects.

Before Fame

In the late 1970s, she contributed to the soundtrack of the Oscar-nominated film Apocalypse Now. Just a decade later, she became the first woman in Hollywood history to score a feature film.

Trivia

She received Daytime Emmy Awards for her work on Batman: The Animated Series and Batman Beyond.

Family Life

She grew up in Napa, California, and studied music at San Francisco State University. Her marriage to Don Walker resulted in sons named Ian and Colin.

Associated With

She and composer Danny Elfman collaborated on the score of the 1990 television version of DC Comics' The Flash.