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Thomas Newman

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Birthday
20, 1955
Birthplace
Los Angeles, CA
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
20, 1955 (age 63)
Birthplace
Los Angeles, CA

About

Award-winning musician who provided the scores for "The Green Mile" and "Finding Nemo." He received his first Academy Award nomination for his creation of The Shawshank Redemption soundtrack.

Before Fame

He was primarily focused on musical theatre early on, collaborating often with Stephen Sondheim.

Trivia

He worked with John Williams on orchestrating Darth Vader's death scene in 'Star Wars VI: Return of the Jedi' from 1983.

Family Life

He was influenced by his father Alfred Newman who was a famed Hollywood film composer. His cousin was recording artist Randy Newman.

Associated With

He scored the film "Gung Ho" for director Ron Howard.