The Info List - Keith Carradine

Keith Ian Carradine (born August 8, 1949) is an American actor, singer and songwriter who has had success on stage, film and television. He is known for his roles as Tom Frank in Robert Altman's Nashville, Wild Bill Hickok in the HBO
series Deadwood, FBI agent Frank Lundy in Dexter and US President Conrad Dalton in Madam Secretary. In addition, he is a Golden Globe- and Academy Award-winning songwriter. As a member of the Carradine family, he is part of an acting dynasty that began with his father, John Carradine.


1 Early life 2 Career

2.1 Stage 2.2 Film 2.3 Music and song writing 2.4 Television 2.5 Video games

3 Personal life 4 Filmography

4.1 Film 4.2 Television 4.3 Video games

5 Awards and nominations 6 See also 7 References 8 Further reading 9 External links

Early life[edit] Keith Carradine
Keith Carradine
was born in San Mateo, California. He is the son of actress and artist Sonia Sorel (née Henius), and actor John Carradine.[2] His paternal half-brothers are Bruce and David Carradine, his maternal half-brother is Michael Bowen, and his full brothers are Christopher and Robert Carradine. His maternal great-grandfather was biochemist Max Henius, and his maternal great-grandmother was the sister of historian Johan Ludvig Heiberg.[3] Carradine's childhood was difficult. He said that his father drank and his mother “was a manic depressive paranoid schizophrenic catatonic—she had it all.”[4] His parents were divorced in 1957, when he was eight years old. A bitter custody battle led to his father gaining custody of him and his brothers, Christopher and Robert, after the children had spent three months in a home for abused children as wards of the court. Keith said of the experience, "It was like being in jail. There were bars on the windows, and we were only allowed to see our parents through glass doors. It was very sad. We would stand there on either side of the glass door crying."[5] He was raised primarily by his maternal grandmother, and he rarely saw either of his parents.[6] His mother was not permitted to see him for eight years following the custody settlement.[4] After high school, Carradine entertained the thought of becoming a forest ranger but opted to study drama at Colorado State University. He dropped out after one semester and drifted back to California, moving in with his older half-brother, David. David encouraged Keith to pursue an acting career, paid for his acting and vocal lessons, and helped him get an agent.[6] Career[edit] Stage[edit] As a youth, Carradine had opportunities to appear on stage with his father, John Carradine, in the latter's productions of Shakespeare.[7] Thus, he had some background in theater when he was cast in the original Broadway run of Hair (1969), which launched his acting career. In that production he started out in the chorus and worked his way up to the lead roles[8] playing Woof and Claude. He said of his involvement in Hair, "I really didn't plan to audition. I just went along with my brother, David, and his girlfriend at the time, Barbara Hershey, and two of their friends. I was simply going to play the piano for them while they sang, but I'm the one the staff wound up getting interested in."[9] His stage career is further distinguished by his Tony-nominated performance, for Best Actor (Musical) as the title character in the Tony Award-winning musical, the Will Rogers Follies in 1991, for which he also received a Drama Desk nomination. He won the Outer Critics Circle Award for Foxfire with Hume Cronyn
Hume Cronyn
and Jessica Tandy, and appeared as Lawrence in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels at the Imperial Theater. In 2008, he appeared as Dr. Farquhar Off-Broadway in Mindgame, a thriller by Antony Horowitz, directed by Ken Russell, who made his New York directorial debut with the production.[10] In March and April 2013, he starred in the Broadway production of Hands on a Hardbody. He was nominated for the Tony Award
Tony Award
and the Drama Desk Award for his work. Film[edit] Carradine's first notable film appearance was in director Robert Altman's McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971). His next film, Emperor of the North Pole (1973), was re-released with a shorter title Emperor of the North. Carradine played a young aspiring hobo. The film was directed by Robert Aldrich and also starred Lee Marvin
Lee Marvin
and Ernest Borgnine. Carradine then starred in Altman's film Thieves Like Us (1974), then played a principal character, a callow, womanizing folk singer, Tom Frank, in Altman's critically acclaimed film Nashville (1975; see "Music and song writing"). He had difficulty shaking the image of Tom Frank following the popularity of the film. He felt the role gave him the reputation of being "a cad."[11] In 1977, Carradine starred opposite Harvey Keitel
Harvey Keitel
in Ridley Scott's The Duellists. Pretty Baby followed in 1978. He has acted in several offbeat films of Altman's protege Alan Rudolph, playing a disarmingly candid madman in Choose Me
Choose Me
(1984), an incompetent petty criminal in Trouble in Mind (1985), and an American artist in 1930s Paris in The Moderns (1988). He appeared with brothers David and Robert as the Younger brothers in Walter Hill's film The Long Riders
The Long Riders
(1980). Keith played Jim Younger
Jim Younger
in that film. In 1981, he appeared again under Hill's direction in Southern Comfort. In 1994, he had a cameo role as Will Rogers
Will Rogers
in Rudolph's film about Dorothy Parker, Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle. He co-starred with Daryl Hannah
Daryl Hannah
as homicidal sociopath John Netherwood in the thriller The Tie That Binds (1995). In 2011, he starred in Cowboys and Aliens, an American science fiction western film directed by Jon Favreau
Jon Favreau
also starring Daniel Craig, Harrison Ford, and Olivia Wilde. Carradine traveled to Tuscany
in 2012 to executive produce and star in John Charles Jopson's Edgar Allan Poe inspired film 'Terroir'. In 2013, he starred in Ain't Them Bodies Saints, which won the 2013 Sundance Film Festival
2013 Sundance Film Festival
award for cinematography. In 2016 Keith played Edward Dickinson
Edward Dickinson
father of Emily Dickinson in A Quiet Passion
A Quiet Passion
the biographical film directed and written by Terence Davies about the life of the American poet. In 2016 Carradine returned to star in his fourth Alan Rudolph
Alan Rudolph
film Ray Meets Helen alongside actress Sondra Locke.[12] Music and song writing[edit] His brother, David, said in an interview that Keith could play any instrument he wanted, including bagpipes and the French horn.[8] Like David, Keith integrated his musical talents with his acting performances. In 1975, he performed a song he'd written, "I'm Easy", in the movie Nashville. It was a popular hit, and Carradine won a Golden Globe
Golden Globe
and an Oscar for Best Original Song for the tune. This led to a brief singing career; he signed a contract with Asylum Records and released two albums – I'm Easy (1976) and Lost & Found (1978). In 1984, he appeared in the music video for Madonna's single "Material Girl." In the early 1990s, he played the lead role in the Tony Award-winning musical The Will Rogers
Will Rogers
Follies.[citation needed] Television[edit] In 1972, Carradine appeared briefly in the first season of the hit television series, Kung Fu, which starred his brother, David. Keith played a younger version of David's character, Kwai Chang Caine. In 1987, he starred in the highly rated CBS miniseries Murder Ordained with JoBeth Williams
JoBeth Williams
and Kathy Bates. Other TV appearances include My Father My Son (1988), a television film. In 1983, he appeared as Foxy Funderburke, a murderous pedophile, in the television miniseries Chiefs, based on the Stuart Woods
Stuart Woods
novel of the same name. His performance in Chiefs earned him a nomination for an Emmy Award
Emmy Award
in the "Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or a Special" category.[13] Carradine also starred in the ABC sitcom Complete Savages, and he played Wild Bill Hickok
Wild Bill Hickok
in the HBO
series Deadwood. Carradine hosted the documentary Wild West Tech
Wild West Tech
series on the History Channel in the 2003–2004 season, before handing the job over to his brother, David. In the 2005 miniseries Into the West, produced by Steven Spielberg
Steven Spielberg
and Dreamworks, Carradine played Richard Henry Pratt. During the second and fourth seasons of the Showtime series Dexter, he appeared numerous times as FBI Special
Agent Frank Lundy. Carradine is credited with guest starring twice on the suspense-drama Criminal Minds, as the psychopathic serial killer Frank Breitkopf. Other shows he appeared in include The Big Bang Theory
The Big Bang Theory
(as Penny's father Wyatt), Star Trek: Enterprise ("First Flight" episode) and the Starz series Crash. Carradine also made two guest appearances on NCIS in 2012 and 2014. Also in 2014, he had a recurring role as Lou Solverson
Lou Solverson
in the FX series Fargo, followed by a recurring role as President Conrad Dalton on Madam Secretary. He was promoted to series regular, starting with the show's second season. Video games[edit] In 2012, Carradine lent his voice to the video game Hitman: Absolution, voicing the primary antagonist Blake Dexter. Personal life[edit] Keith Carradine
Keith Carradine
met Shelley Plimpton in the Broadway musical Hair. She was married to actor Steve Curry, albeit separated, and she and Carradine became romantically involved. After Carradine left the show and was in California he learned that Shelley was pregnant and had reunited with Curry. He met his daughter, Martha Plimpton, when she was four years old, after Shelley and Steve Curry had divorced. He said of Shelley, "She did a hell of a job raising Martha. I was not there. I was a very young man, absolutely terrified. She just took that in, and then she welcomed me into Martha’s life when I was ready.”[4] Carradine married Sandra Will on February 6, 1982. They were separated in 1993,[14] before Will filed for divorce in 1999.[15] The couple had two children: Cade Richmond Carradine (born July 19, 1982) and Sorel Johannah Carradine (born June 18, 1985).[6] In 2006, Will pleaded guilty to two counts of perjury for lying to a grand jury about her involvement in the Anthony Pellicano wire tap scandal. She hired, then became romantically involved with Pellicano after her divorce from Carradine. According to FBI documents, Pellicano tapped Keith Carradine's telephone and recorded calls between him and girlfriend Hayley Leslie DuMond at Will's request, along with DuMond's parents.[4] Carradine filed a civil lawsuit against Will and Pellicano which was settled in 2013 before it went to trial.[16] On November 18, 2006, Keith Carradine
Keith Carradine
married actress Hayley DuMond, in Turin, Italy.[17] They met in 1997 when they co-starred in the Burt Reynolds film The Hunter's Moon.[18] Filmography[edit] Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes

1971 McCabe & Mrs. Miller Cowboy

1971 A Gunfight The Young Gunfighter

1973 Emperor of the North
Emperor of the North
Pole Cigaret

1973 Idaho Transfer Arthur

1973 Hex Whizzer

1974 Antoine and Sebastian John

1974 Thieves Like Us Bowie

1974 Run, Run, Joe! Joe

1975 Nashville Tom Frank Academy Award
Academy Award
for Best Original Song Golden Globe
Golden Globe
Award for Best Original Song

1975 You and Me

1976 Lumière David

1976 Welcome to L.A. Carroll Barber

1977 The Duellists D'Hubert

1978 Pretty Baby Bellocq

1978 Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band Our Guests At Heartland

1979 Old Boyfriends Wayne Van Til

1979 An Almost Perfect Affair Hal Raymond

1980 The Long Riders Jim Younger

1981 Southern Comfort Pfc. Spencer

1984 Choose Me Mickey

1984 Maria's Lovers Clarence Butts

1985 Trouble in Mind Coop

1986 The Inquiry Tito Valerio Tauro

1988 The Moderns Nick Hart

1988 Backfire Reed

1989 Street of No Return Michael

1989 Cold Feet Monte Latham

1990 Daddy's Dyin': Who's Got the Will? Clarence

1990 The Bachelor Dr. Emil Gräsler

1991 The Ballad of the Sad Cafe Marvin Macy

1992 Rabbit Ears: Annie Oakley Storyteller

1992 CrissCross John Cross

1994 Andre Harry Whitney

1994 Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle Will Rogers

1995 The Tie That Binds John Netherwood

1996 2 Days in the Valley Detective Creighton

1997 A Thousand Acres Ty Smith

1998 Standoff Zeke Clayton

1999 The Hunter's Moon Turner

1999 Out of the Cold Dan Scott

2001 Cahoots Matt

2001 Wooly Boys Sheriff Hank Dawson

2002 Falcons Simon

2002 The Angel Doll Adjult Jerry Barlow

2002 The Outsider Noah Weaver

2003 The Adventures of Ociee Nash Papa George Nash

2004 Hair High JoJo

2004 Balto III: Wings of Change Duke

2005 Our Very Own Billy Whitfield

2005 The Californians Elton Tripp

2007 Elvis and Anabelle Jimmy

2007 The Death and Life of Bobby Z Johnson

2007 All Hat Pete Culpepper

2008 Lake City Roy

2009 Winter of Frozen Dreams Det. Lulling

2010 Peacock Mayor Ray Crill

2011 The Family Tree Reverend Diggs

2011 Cowboys & Aliens Sheriff Taggart

2013 Ain't Them Bodies Saints Skerritt

2014 Terroir Jonathan Bragg

2016 A Quiet Passion Edward Dickinson

2018 The Old Man and the Gun

In post-production


Year Title Role Notes

1971 Bonanza Ern Episode: "Bushwacked"

1972 Love, American Style George Pomerantz Episode: "Love and the Anniversary"

1972 Man on a String Danny Brown Television movie

1972–73 Kung Fu Middle Caine 2 episodes

1980 A Rumor of War Lt. Murph McCoy Television movie

1983 Chiefs Foxy Funderburke 3 episodes Nominated—Primetime Emmy Award
Emmy Award
for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie

1984 The Fall Guy Cook Episode: "October the 31st"

1984 Scorned and Swindled John Boslett Television movie

1985 Blackout Allen Devlin Television movie

1986 Half a Lifetime J.J. Television movie Nominated—CableACE Award for Best Actor in a Theatrical or Dramatic Special

1986 A Winner Never Quits Pete Gray Television movie

1987 Murder Ordained Trooper John Rule Television movie

1987 Eye on the Sparrow James Lee Television movie

1988 Stones for Ibarra Richard Everton Television movie

1988 My Father, My Son Lt. Elmo Zumwalt III Television movie

1989 The Revenge of Al Capone Michael Rourke Television movie

1989 Hallmark Hall of Fame Richard Everton Episode: "Stones for Ibarra"

1989 Confessional Liam Devlin 4 episodes

1989 The Forgotten Captain Tom Watkins Television movie

1990 Judgment Pete Guitry Television movie

1991 Payoff Peter 'Mac' McAllister Television movie

1992 Lincoln William Herndon (voice) Television movie

1994 In the Best of Families: Marriage, Pride & Madness Tom Leary Television movie

1994 Is There Life Out There? Brad Television movie

1995 Trial by Fire Owen Turner Television movie

1996 Special
Report: Journey to Mars Capt. Eugene T. Slader Television movie

1996 Dead Man's Walk Bigfoot Wallace 3 episodes

1997 Perversions of Science Arthur Bristol Episode: "Dream of Doom"

1997 Keeping the Promise William (Will) Hallowell Television movie

1997 Last Stand at Saber River Vern Kidston Television movie

1997–98 Fast Track Dr. Richard Beckett 23 episodes

1999 Outreach Dr. Vincent Shaw Television movie

1999 Hard Time: Hostage Hotel Cpl. Arlin Flynn Television movie

1999 Night Ride Home Neal Mahler Television movie

1999 Sirens Officer Dan Wexler Television movie

1999 A Song from the Heart Oliver Comstock Television movie

2000 Metropolis Quincy Television movie

2000 Enslavement Pierce Butler Television movie

2000 Baby John Malone Television movie

2001 The Diamond of Jeru John Lacklan Television movie

2002 American Experience Narrator Episode: "Public Enemy Number 1"

2002 Frasier Carl (voice) Episode: " Frasier
Has Spokane"

2002 Arliss Lamar Scott Episode: "What You See Is What You Get"

2002 Street Time Frank Dugan 3 episodes

2003 Star Trek: Enterprise Captain A.G. Robinson Episode: "First Flight"

2003 Spider-Man: The New Animated Series Jonah Jameson (voice) 5 episodes

2003 Monte Walsh Chester 'Chet' Rollins Television movie

2003 Coyote Waits John McGinnis Television movie

2003–04 Wild West Tech Host 13 episodes

2004 Deadwood Wild Bill Hickok 5 episodes Nominated—Satellite Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film

2004–05 Complete Savages Nick Savage 19 episodes

2005 Into the West Capt. Richard H. Pratt Episode: "Casualties of War"

2006 Where There's a Will Sheriff Clifford Laws Television movie

2007 American Masters Narrator Episode: "Novel Reflections: The American Dream"

2007 Criminal Minds Frank Breitkopf 2 episodes

2007–09 Dexter Special
Agent Frank Lundy 15 episodes

2008 Numbers Carl McGowan 3 episodes

2008 Crash Owen 2 episodes

2009 Law & Order Martin Garvik Episode: "Take-Out"

2009 Dollhouse Matthew Harding 3 episodes

2009 Damages Julian Decker 5 episodes

2010; 2015–16 The Big Bang Theory Wyatt 3 episodes

2012 Missing Martin 7 episodes

2014 Raising Hope Colt Palomino Episode: "Anniversary Ball"

2014 The Following Barry Episode: "Resurrection"

2014 NCIS Mannheim Gold Episode: "Rock and a Hard Place"

2014–15 Fargo Lou Solverson 9 episodes

2014–present Madam Secretary President Conrad Dalton 36 episodes

2015 Mike Tyson Mysteries Jason B. (voice) Episode: "Jason B. Sucks"

Video games[edit]

Year Film Role Notes

2012 Hitman: Absolution Blake Dexter voice

Awards and nominations[edit]

1975: Winner - Academy Award
Academy Award
for Best Original Song 1975: Winner - Golden Globe
Golden Globe
Award for Best Original Song 1983: Nominated - Primetime Emmy Award
Emmy Award
for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie 1991: Nominated - Tony Award
Tony Award
for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical 1998: Honoree - The 16th Annual Golden Boot Awards (along with brothers David and Robert) 2013: Nominated - Tony Award
Tony Award
for Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical

See also[edit]

Carradine family


^ http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/person/29487%7C0/Keith-Carradine/ ^ " Keith Carradine
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Biography (1949-)". Filmreference.com. Retrieved 2014-07-04.  ^ "The National cyclopaedia of American biography". Google Books. Retrieved September 24, 2013.  ^ a b c d Wadler, Joyce (July 23, 2006). "Keith Carradine's Long Road to 'Dirty Rotten Scoundrels". The New York Times. Retrieved September 24, 2013.  ^ Diehl, Digby (November 4, 1984). "Getting Personal With Keith Carradine". Boca Raton News. The Ledger. Retrieved September 24, 2013.  ^ a b c Rader, Dotson (September 29, 1991). "I didn't want to fail". Parade Magazine. Spartanburg Herald-Journal. Retrieved September 24, 2013.  ^ Thomas, Bob (November 9, 1986). " John Carradine
John Carradine
says, "I'll never quit!"". The Times-News. Retrieved September 24, 2013.  ^ a b Takano, Hikari. " David Carradine
David Carradine
Interview". Hikaritakano.co. Retrieved September 24, 2013.  ^ Cirelli-Heurich, Julie (April 9, 2009). " Keith Carradine
Keith Carradine
back on stage as a man of the theater". New Jersey On-Line. Retrieved September 24, 2013.  ^ [1] Archived October 13, 2008, at the Wayback Machine. ^ Harris, Art (April 30, 1978). "Nashville Role Haunts Carradine". The Milwaukee Journal. Retrieved September 24, 2013.  ^ "Lesley Ann Warren, Keith Carradine
Keith Carradine
Starring in 'Ray Meets Helen'". Variety. Retrieved 19 June 2017.  ^ Awards for Chiefs on IMDb ^ Verrier, Richard (March 25, 2006). " Keith Carradine
Keith Carradine
Sues Pellicano". The New York Times. Retrieved September 24, 2013.  ^ Patterson, Troy; Takahashi, Corey (December 3, 1999). "Michael Jackson Sued by Concert Investors". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved September 24, 2013.  ^ " Keith Carradine
Keith Carradine
Settles Anthony Pellicano Lawsuit". Hollywood Reporter. 2013-10-28. Retrieved 2014-07-04.  ^ Caroli, Clara (November 18, 2006). "Star Usa, nozze italiane come "must" – A Torino si sposa Keith Carradine" [Star USA, Italian wedding as a "must" – In Turin
married Keith Carradine] (in Italian). la Repubblica. Retrieved December 4, 2010.  ^ Peiffer, Kim; Nudd, Tim (November 21, 2006). "Deadwood's' Keith Carradine Gets Married". People. Retrieved September 24, 2013. 

Further reading[edit]

Pilato, Herbie J. The Kung Fu Book of Caine: The Complete Guide to TV's First Mystical Eastern Western. Boston: Charles A. Tuttle, 1993. ISBN 0-8048-1826-6

External links[edit]

Keith Carradine
Keith Carradine
on IMDb 98980 Keith Carradine
Keith Carradine
at the Internet Broadway Database
Internet Broadway Database
Keith Carradine
Keith Carradine
at the Internet Off-Broadway Database Keith Carradine
Keith Carradine
at AllMovie Official site Mindgame BroadwayWorld.com interview with Keith Carradine, October 16, 2008

Awards for Keith Carradine

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Academy Award
Academy Award
for Best Original Song


"The Continental"

Music: Con Conrad Lyrics: Herb Magidson (1934)

"Lullaby of Broadway"

Music: Harry Warren Lyrics: Al Dubin (1935)

"The Way You Look Tonight"

Music: Jerome Kern Lyrics: Dorothy Fields
Dorothy Fields

"Sweet Leilani"

Music and lyrics: Harry Owens
Harry Owens

"Thanks for the Memory"

Music: Ralph Rainger Lyrics: Leo Robin (1938)

"Over the Rainbow"

Music: Harold Arlen Lyrics: E. Y. Harburg (1939)

"When You Wish Upon a Star"

Music: Leigh Harline Lyrics: Ned Washington (1940)


"The Last Time I Saw Paris"

Music: Jerome Kern Lyrics: Oscar Hammerstein II
Oscar Hammerstein II

"White Christmas"

Music and lyrics: Irving Berlin
Irving Berlin

"You'll Never Know"

Music: Harry Warren Lyrics: Mack Gordon
Mack Gordon

"Swinging on a Star"

Music: Jimmy Van Heusen Lyrics: Johnny Burke (1944)

"It Might as Well Be Spring"

Music: Richard Rodgers Lyrics: Oscar Hammerstein II
Oscar Hammerstein II

"On the Atchison, Topeka and the Santa Fe"

Music: Harry Warren Lyrics: Johnny Mercer
Johnny Mercer


Music: Allie Wrubel Lyrics: Ray Gilbert (1947)

"Buttons and Bows"

Music: Jay Livingston Lyrics: Ray Evans (1948)

"Baby, It's Cold Outside"

Music and lyrics: Frank Loesser
Frank Loesser

"Mona Lisa"

Music and lyrics: Ray Evans and Jay Livingston
Jay Livingston


"In the Cool, Cool, Cool of the Evening"

Music: Hoagy Carmichael Lyrics: Johnny Mercer
Johnny Mercer

"High Noon (Do Not Forsake Me, Oh My Darlin')"

Music: Dimitri Tiomkin Lyrics: Ned Washington (1952)

"Secret Love"

Music: Sammy Fain Lyrics: Paul Francis Webster (1953)

"Three Coins in the Fountain"

Music: Jule Styne Lyrics: Sammy Cahn
Sammy Cahn

"Love Is a Many Splendored Thing"

Music: Sammy Fain Lyrics: Paul Francis Webster (1955)

"Que Sera, Sera (Whatever Will Be, Will Be)"

Music and lyrics: Jay Livingston
Jay Livingston
and Ray Evans (1956)

"All the Way"

Music: Jimmy Van Heusen Lyrics: Sammy Cahn
Sammy Cahn


Music: Frederick Loewe Lyrics: Alan Jay Lerner
Alan Jay Lerner

"High Hopes"

Music: Jimmy Van Heusen Lyrics: Sammy Cahn
Sammy Cahn

"Never on Sunday"

Music and lyrics: Manos Hatzidakis
Manos Hatzidakis


"Moon River"

Music: Henry Mancini Lyrics: Johnny Mercer
Johnny Mercer

"Days of Wine and Roses"

Music: Henry Mancini Lyrics: Johnny Mercer
Johnny Mercer

"Call Me Irresponsible"

Music: Jimmy Van Heusen Lyrics: Sammy Cahn
Sammy Cahn

"Chim Chim Cher-ee"

Music and lyrics: Richard M. Sherman
Richard M. Sherman
and Robert B. Sherman
Robert B. Sherman

"The Shadow of Your Smile"

Music: Johnny Mandel Lyrics: Paul Francis Webster (1965)

"Born Free"

Music: John Barry Lyrics: Don Black (1966)

" Talk
to the Animals"

Music and lyrics: Leslie Bricusse (1967)

"The Windmills of Your Mind"

Music: Michel Legrand Lyrics: Alan and Marilyn Bergman (1968)

"Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head"

Music: Burt Bacharach Lyrics: Hal David
Hal David

"For All We Know"

Music: Fred Karlin Lyrics: Robb Royer
Robb Royer
and Jimmy Griffin (1970)


"Theme from Shaft"

Music and lyrics: Isaac Hayes
Isaac Hayes

"The Morning After"

Music and lyrics: Al Kasha and Joel Hirschhorn (1972)

"The Way We Were"

Music: Marvin Hamlisch Lyrics: Alan and Marilyn Bergman (1973)

"We May Never Love Like This Again"

Music and lyrics: Al Kasha and Joel Hirschhorn (1974)

"I'm Easy"

Music and lyrics: Keith Carradine
Keith Carradine

"Evergreen (Love Theme from A Star Is Born)"

Music: Barbra Streisand Lyrics: Paul Williams (1976)

"You Light Up My Life"

Music and lyrics: Joseph Brooks (1977)

"Last Dance"

Music and lyrics: Paul Jabara
Paul Jabara

"It Goes Like It Goes"

Music: David Shire Lyrics: Norman Gimbel (1979)


Music: Michael Gore Lyrics: Dean Pitchford (1980)


"Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)"

Music and lyrics: Burt Bacharach, Carole Bayer Sager, Christopher Cross and Peter Allen (1981)

"Up Where We Belong"

Music: Jack Nitzsche
Jack Nitzsche
and Buffy Sainte-Marie Lyrics: Will Jennings (1982)

"Flashdance... What a Feeling"

Music: Giorgio Moroder Lyrics: Keith Forsey and Irene Cara (1983)

"I Just Called to Say I Love You"

Music and lyrics: Stevie Wonder
Stevie Wonder

"Say You, Say Me"

Music and lyrics: Lionel Richie
Lionel Richie

"Take My Breath Away"

Music: Giorgio Moroder Lyrics: Tom Whitlock (1986)

"(I've Had) The Time of My Life"

Music: Franke Previte, John DeNicola and Donald Markowitz Lyrics: Franke Previte (1987)

"Let the River Run"

Music and lyrics: Carly Simon
Carly Simon

"Under the Sea"

Music: Alan Menken Lyrics: Howard Ashman (1989)

"Sooner or Later (I Always Get My Man)"

Music and lyrics: Stephen Sondheim
Stephen Sondheim


"Beauty and the Beast"

Music: Alan Menken Lyrics: Howard Ashman (1991)

"A Whole New World"

Music: Alan Menken Lyrics: Tim Rice
Tim Rice

"Streets of Philadelphia"

Music and lyrics: Bruce Springsteen
Bruce Springsteen

"Can You Feel the Love Tonight"

Music: Elton John Lyrics: Tim Rice
Tim Rice

"Colors of the Wind"

Music: Alan Menken Lyrics: Stephen Schwartz (1995)

"You Must Love Me"

Music: Andrew Lloyd Webber Lyrics: Tim Rice
Tim Rice

"My Heart Will Go On"

Music: James Horner Lyrics: Will Jennings (1997)

"When You Believe"

Music and lyrics: Stephen Schwartz (1998)

"You'll Be in My Heart"

Music and lyrics: Phil Collins
Phil Collins

"Things Have Changed"

Music and lyrics: Bob Dylan
Bob Dylan


"If I Didn't Have You (Disney song)"

Music and lyrics: Randy Newman
Randy Newman

"Lose Yourself"

Music: Eminem, Jeff Bass and Luis Resto Lyrics: Eminem

"Into the West"

Music and lyrics: Fran Walsh, Howard Shore
Howard Shore
and Annie Lennox
Annie Lennox

"Al otro lado del río"

Music and lyrics: Jorge Drexler
Jorge Drexler

"It's Hard out Here for a Pimp"

Music and lyrics: Juicy J, Frayser Boy and DJ Paul
DJ Paul

"I Need to Wake Up"

Music and lyrics: Melissa Etheridge
Melissa Etheridge

"Falling Slowly"

Music and lyrics: Glen Hansard
Glen Hansard
and Markéta Irglová
Markéta Irglová

"Jai Ho"

Music: A. R. Rahman Lyrics: Gulzar

"The Weary Kind"

Music and lyrics: Ryan Bingham
Ryan Bingham
and T Bone Burnett
T Bone Burnett

"We Belong Together"

Music and lyrics: Randy Newman
Randy Newman


"Man or Muppet"

Music and lyrics: Bret McKenzie
Bret McKenzie


Music and lyrics: Adele
Adkins and Paul Epworth (2012)

"Let It Go"

Music and lyrics: Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez
Robert Lopez


Music and lyrics: John Stephens and Lonnie Lynn (2014)

"Writing's on the Wall"

Music and lyrics: James Napier and Sam Smith (2015)

"City of Stars"

Music: Justin Hurwitz Lyrics: Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (2016)

"Remember Me"

Music and lyrics: Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez
Robert Lopez

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Golden Globe
Golden Globe
Award for Best Original Song


"Town Without Pity" Lyrics by Ned Washington, Music by Dimitri Tiomkin (1961) "Circus World" Lyrics by Ned Washington, Music by Dimitri Tiomkin (1964) "Forget Domani" Lyrics by Norman Newell, Music by Riz Ortolani
Riz Ortolani
(1965) "Strangers in the Night" Lyrics by Charles Singleton, Eddie Snyder, Music by Bert Kaempfert
Bert Kaempfert
(1966) "If Ever I Would Leave You" Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner, Music by Frederick Loewe (1967) "The Windmills of Your Mind" Lyrics by Alan and Marilyn Bergman, Music by Michel Legrand (1968) "Jean" Music & Lyrics by Rod McKuen
Rod McKuen


"Whistling Away the Dark" Lyrics by Johnny Mercer, Music by Henry Mancini (1970) "Life Is What You Make It" Lyrics by Johnny Mercer, Music by Marvin Hamlisch (1971) "Ben" Lyrics by Don Black, Music by Walter Scharf (1972) "The Way We Were" Lyrics by Alan and Marilyn Bergman, Music by Marvin Hamlisch (1973) "I Feel Love" Lyrics by Betty Box, Music by Euel Box (1974) "I'm Easy" Music & Lyrics by Keith Carradine
Keith Carradine
(1975) "Evergreen" Lyrics by Paul Williams, Music by Barbra Streisand
Barbra Streisand
(1976) "You Light Up My Life" Music & Lyrics by Joseph Brooks (1977) "Last Dance" Music & Lyrics by Paul Jabara
Paul Jabara
(1978) "The Rose" Music & Lyrics by Amanda McBroom
Amanda McBroom


"Fame" Lyrics by Dean Pitchford, Music by Michael Gore (1980) "Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)" Music & Lyrics by Peter Allen, Burt Bacharach, Christopher Cross, & Carole Bayer Sager (1981) "Up Where We Belong" Lyrics by Wilbur Jennings, Music by Jack Nitzsche & Buffy Sainte-Marie
Buffy Sainte-Marie
(1982) "Flashdance... What a Feeling" Lyrics by Irene Cara, Keith Forsey, Music by Giorgio Moroder
Giorgio Moroder
(1983) "I Just Called to Say I Love You" Music & Lyrics by Stevie Wonder (1984) "Say You, Say Me" Music & Lyrics by Lionel Richie
Lionel Richie
(1985) "Take My Breath Away" Lyrics by Tom Whitlock, Music by Giorgio Moroder (1986) "(I've Had) The Time of My Life" Lyrics by Franke Previte, Music by John DeNicola & Donald Markowitz (1987) "Let the River Run" Music & Lyrics by Carly Simon/"Two Hearts" Lyrics by Phil Collins, Music by Lamont Dozier
Lamont Dozier
(1988) "Under the Sea" Lyrics by Howard Ashman, Music by Alan Menken
Alan Menken


"Blaze of Glory" Music & Lyrics by Jon Bon Jovi
Jon Bon Jovi
(1990) "Beauty and the Beast" Lyrics by Howard Ashman, Music by Alan Menken (1991) "A Whole New World" Lyrics by Tim Rice, Music by Alan Menken
Alan Menken
(1992) "Streets of Philadelphia" Music & Lyrics by Bruce Springsteen (1993) "Can You Feel the Love Tonight" Lyrics by Tim Rice, Music by Elton John (1994) "Colors of the Wind" Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, Music by Alan Menken (1995) "You Must Love Me" Lyrics by Tim Rice, Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber (1996) "My Heart Will Go On" Lyrics by Wilbur Jennings, Music by James Horner (1997) "The Prayer" Music & Lyrics by David Foster, Tony Renis, Carole Bayer Sager, Alberto Testa (1998) "You'll Be in My Heart" Music & Lyrics by Phil Collins
Phil Collins


"Things Have Changed" Music and lyrics by Bob Dylan
Bob Dylan
(2000) "Until..." Music and lyrics by Sting (2001) "The Hands That Built America" Music and lyrics by Bono, Adam Clayton, The Edge
The Edge
& Larry Mullen Jr.
Larry Mullen Jr.
(2002) "Into the West" Music and lyrics by Annie Lennox, Howard Shore
Howard Shore
& Frances Walsh (2003) "Old Habits Die Hard" Music and lyrics by Mick Jagger
Mick Jagger
& David A. Stewart (2004) "A Love That Will Never Grow Old" Lyrics by Bernie Taupin, Music by Gustavo Santaolalla
Gustavo Santaolalla
(2005) "The Song of the Heart" Music and lyrics by Prince Rogers Nelson (2006) "Guaranteed" Music and lyrics by Eddie Vedder
Eddie Vedder
(2007) "The Wrestler" Music and lyrics by Bruce Springsteen
Bruce Springsteen
(2008) "The Weary Kind" Music and lyrics by Ryan Bingham
Ryan Bingham
& T Bone Burnett (2009)


"You Haven't Seen the Last of Me" Music & Lyrics by Diane Warren (2010) "Masterpiece" Music & Lyrics by Madonna, Julie Frost and Jimmy Harry (2011) "Skyfall" by Adele
Adkins and Paul Epworth (2012) "Ordinary Love" by U2 and Danger Mouse (2013) "Glory" by Common and John Legend
John Legend
(2014) "Writing's on the Wall" by Sam Smith and Jimmy Napes (2015) "City of Stars" by Justin Hurwitz, Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (2016) "This Is Me" by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (2017)

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