Randy Edelman

Randy Edelman

Known for: Sound
Birthday: 1947-06-10 (75 years old)
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Biography

Randy Edelman (born June 10, 1947) is an American musician, producer, and composer for film and television. He began his career as a member of Broadway's pit orchestras, and later went on to produce solo albums for songs that were picked up by leading music performers including The Carpenters, Barry Manilow, and Dionne Warwick. He is known for his work in comedy films. He has been awarded many prestigious awards, including two nominations for a Golden Globe Award, a BAFTA Award, and twelve BMI Awards. Edelman was given an honorary doctorate in fine arts by the University of Cincinnati in 2004. Some of Edelman's best known films scores include Twins, Kindergarten Cop, Beethoven, Gettysburg, The Mask, Dragonheart, Daylight and XXX. He also wrote the theme of the popular television series MacGyver. Many of his musical pieces have been reused in television advertising, trailers, Disney movies, and award shows.

Personal Life

Edelman has been married to singer Jackie DeShannon since June 3, 1976. DeShannon is known for such 1960s hits as "When You Walk in the Room", "Put a Little Love in Your Heart" and "What the World Needs Now Is Love". Edelman is DeShannon's second husband and they have a son, Noah D. Edelman.

Filmography

All 89

Movies 86

TV shows 3

Self 1

Composer
Naya Legend of the Golden Dolphin (2023)

Naya Legend of the Golden Dolphin (2023)

Movie
Music
Love in Kilnerry (2019)

Love in Kilnerry (2019)

Movie
Composer
Backdraft 2 (2019)

Backdraft 2 (2019)

Movie
6
Original Music Composer
Max 2: White House Hero (2017)

Max 2: White House Hero (2017)

Movie
9
Music
Leaves of the Tree (2016)

Leaves of the Tree (2016)

Movie
Composer
Back in the Day (2016)

Back in the Day (2016)

Movie
Music
The Boy Next Door (2015)

The Boy Next Door (2015)

Movie
6
Composer
The Greening of Whitney Brown (2011)

The Greening of Whitney Brown (2011)

Movie
Music
Leap Year (2010)

Leap Year (2010)

Movie
6
Music
The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (2008)

The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (2008)

Movie
5.87
Composer
27 Dresses (2008)

27 Dresses (2008)

Movie
6.43
Composer
Balls of Fury (2007)

Balls of Fury (2007)

Movie
9
Original Music Composer
Underdog (2007)

Underdog (2007)

Movie
6.14
Composer
The Last Time (2006)

The Last Time (2006)

Movie
Original Music Composer
The Ten Commandments (2006)

The Ten Commandments (2006)

TV show
Composer
Son of the Mask (2005)

Son of the Mask (2005)

Movie
7.5
Composer
Return to Edge City (2005)

Return to Edge City (2005)

Movie
Music
Surviving Christmas (2004)

Surviving Christmas (2004)

Movie
1
Composer
Connie and Carla (2004)

Connie and Carla (2004)

Movie
Composer
Gods and Generals (2003)

Gods and Generals (2003)

Movie
Original Music Composer
Shanghai Knights (2003)

Shanghai Knights (2003)

Movie
6.19
Original Music Composer
National Security (2003)

National Security (2003)

Movie
5
Composer
xXx (2002)

xXx (2002)

Movie
5.88
Composer
Frank McKlusky, C.I. (2002)

Frank McKlusky, C.I. (2002)

Movie
Composer
A Season on the Brink (2002)

A Season on the Brink (2002)

Movie
Original Music Composer
Black Knight (2001)

Black Knight (2001)

Movie
1
Composer
Corky Romano (2001)

Corky Romano (2001)

Movie
Composer
Who Is Cletis Tout? (2001)

Who Is Cletis Tout? (2001)

Movie
Original Music Composer
Osmosis Jones (2001)

Osmosis Jones (2001)

Movie
Original Music Composer
China: The Panda Adventure (2001)

China: The Panda Adventure (2001)

Movie
Original Music Composer
Shanghai Noon (2000)

Shanghai Noon (2000)

Movie
5.29
Composer
The Skulls (2000)

The Skulls (2000)

Movie
5.16
Composer
The Whole Nine Yards (2000)

The Whole Nine Yards (2000)

Movie
5.83
Composer
Passion of Mind (2000)

Passion of Mind (2000)

Movie
Composer
The Hunley (1999)

The Hunley (1999)

Movie
Original Music Composer
Edtv (1999)

Edtv (1999)

Movie
5.5
Original Music Composer
Six Days Seven Nights (1998)

Six Days Seven Nights (1998)

Movie
Original Music Composer
For Richer or Poorer (1997)

For Richer or Poorer (1997)

Movie
Original Music Composer
Leave It to Beaver (1997)

Leave It to Beaver (1997)

Movie
6
Composer
Gone Fishin' (1997)

Gone Fishin' (1997)

Movie
Original Music Composer
Anaconda (1997)

Anaconda (1997)

Movie
6.03
Composer
Daylight (1996)

Daylight (1996)

Movie
6.71
Composer
DragonHeart (1996)

DragonHeart (1996)

Movie
4.64
Composer
The Quest (1996)

The Quest (1996)

Movie
Original Music Composer
Diabolique (1996)

Diabolique (1996)

Movie
1.5
Composer
Down Periscope (1996)

Down Periscope (1996)

Movie
Composer
The Big Green (1995)

The Big Green (1995)

Movie
5.07
Original Music Composer
The Indian in the Cupboard (1995)

The Indian in the Cupboard (1995)

Movie
9
Composer
While You Were Sleeping (1995)

While You Were Sleeping (1995)

Movie
7.2
Composer
Tall Tale (1995)

Tall Tale (1995)

Movie
Composer
Citizen X (1995)

Citizen X (1995)

Movie
Composer
Billy Madison (1995)

Billy Madison (1995)

Movie
6.6
Composer
Pontiac Moon (1994)

Pontiac Moon (1994)

Movie
Composer
The Mask (1994)

The Mask (1994)

Movie
7.18
Music
Angels in the Outfield (1994)

Angels in the Outfield (1994)

Movie
5.23
Composer
Greedy (1994)

Greedy (1994)

Movie
8
Original Music Composer
Beethoven's 2nd (1993)

Beethoven's 2nd (1993)

Movie
5.66
Composer
Gettysburg (1993)

Gettysburg (1993)

Movie
Original Music Composer
Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story (1993)

Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story (1993)

Movie
6
Composer
The Distinguished Gentleman (1992)

The Distinguished Gentleman (1992)

Movie
8
Original Music Composer / Conductor
The Last of the Mohicans (1992)

The Last of the Mohicans (1992)

Movie
5.57
Composer
Beethoven (1992)

Beethoven (1992)

Movie
5.64
Composer
Taking Back My Life: The Nancy Ziegenmeyer Story (1992)

Taking Back My Life: The Nancy Ziegenmeyer Story (1992)

Movie
Composer
My Cousin Vinny (1992)

My Cousin Vinny (1992)

Movie
6
Composer
Shout (1991)

Shout (1991)

Movie
Original Music Composer
V.I. Warshawski (1991)

V.I. Warshawski (1991)

Movie
6.85
Composer
Eyes of an Angel (1991)

Eyes of an Angel (1991)

Movie
Composer
Drop Dead Fred (1991)

Drop Dead Fred (1991)

Movie
Composer
Kindergarten Cop (1990)

Kindergarten Cop (1990)

Movie
6.35
Composer
Come See the Paradise (1990)

Come See the Paradise (1990)

Movie
Composer
Quick Change (1990)

Quick Change (1990)

Movie
Composer
Ghostbusters II (1989)

Ghostbusters II (1989)

Movie
5.78
Composer
Troop Beverly Hills (1989)

Troop Beverly Hills (1989)

Movie
Original Music Composer
Twins (1988)

Twins (1988)

Movie
7.13
Music
Feds (1988)

Feds (1988)

Movie
Music
Dennis the Menace (1987)

Dennis the Menace (1987)

Movie
Composer
The Chipmunk Adventure (1987)

The Chipmunk Adventure (1987)

Movie
6
Composer
Molly and The Skywalkerz: Happily Ever After (1985)

Molly and The Skywalkerz: Happily Ever After (1985)

Movie
Main Title Theme Composer / Music / Main Title Theme Composer
MacGyver (1985)

MacGyver (1985)

TV show
5.87
Composer
Scandal Sheet (1985)

Scandal Sheet (1985)

Movie
Composer
A Doctor's Story (1984)

A Doctor's Story (1984)

Movie
Self
Wogan (1982)

Wogan (1982)

TV show
Our Guests at Heartland
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (1978)

Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (1978)

Movie
1
Composer
Blood Sport (1973)

Blood Sport (1973)

Movie
Composer
Executive Action (1973)

Executive Action (1973)

Movie
Composer
Snatched (1973)

Snatched (1973)

Movie
Composer
Outside In (1972)

Outside In (1972)

Movie
Composer
Too Hot to Handle: Remembering Ghostbusters II

Too Hot to Handle: Remembering Ghostbusters II

Movie
Composer
The Beast Inside

The Beast Inside

Movie

Ratings

Average 5.88
Based on 3.66 Million movie and tv ratings over time
1972
1991
1996
1993
2019

Information

Known for
Sound

Gender
Male

Birthday
1947-06-10 (75 years old)

Place of birth
Paterson, United States of America

Spouse
Jackie DeShannon

Children
Noah D. Edelman

Citizenships
United States of America

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4 Movies
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4 Movies
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4 Movies
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4 Movies
Bruce McBroom
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Bruce McBroom worked together with Randy Edelman in:
4 Movies
David Eggby
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David Eggby worked together with Randy Edelman in:
4 Movies
Brian Grazer
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Brian Grazer worked together with Randy Edelman in:
4 Movies
Jonathan Lynn
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Jonathan Lynn worked together with Randy Edelman in:
4 Movies
Michael Chapman
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Michael Chapman worked together with Randy Edelman in:
4 Movies
Maury Chaykin
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Maury Chaykin worked together with Randy Edelman in:
4 Movies
Owen Wilson
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Owen Wilson worked together with Randy Edelman in:
4 Movies
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Ben Stein worked together with Randy Edelman in:
3 Movies
1 TV shows
Stephen Lang
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Stephen Lang worked together with Randy Edelman in:
4 Movies
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Reid Burns worked together with Randy Edelman in:
3 Movies
Nada Pinter
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Nada Pinter worked together with Randy Edelman in:
3 Movies
David M. Ice
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3 Movies
Tom McCarthy Jr.
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Tom McCarthy Jr. worked together with Randy Edelman in:
3 Movies
Roxanne Jones McCarthy
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Roxanne Jones McCarthy worked together with Randy Edelman in:
3 Movies
Mark Dornfeld
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Mark Dornfeld worked together with Randy Edelman in:
3 Movies
Bill MacSems
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Bill MacSems worked together with Randy Edelman in:
3 Movies
David Grimaldi
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David Grimaldi worked together with Randy Edelman in:
3 Movies
Jim Brookshire
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Jim Brookshire worked together with Randy Edelman in:
3 Movies
Greig McRitchie
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Greig McRitchie worked together with Randy Edelman in:
3 Movies
Glenn Randall Jr.
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Glenn Randall Jr. worked together with Randy Edelman in:
3 Movies
Steve Cantamessa
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Steve Cantamessa worked together with Randy Edelman in:
3 Movies
Nancy Nayor
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Nancy Nayor worked together with Randy Edelman in:
3 Movies
Pamela Cederquist
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Pamela Cederquist worked together with Randy Edelman in:
3 Movies
Mo Henry
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Mo Henry worked together with Randy Edelman in:
3 Movies
Christian P. Minkler
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Christian P. Minkler worked together with Randy Edelman in:
3 Movies
Gary C. Bourgeois
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Gary C. Bourgeois worked together with Randy Edelman in:
3 Movies
Hans Berggren
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Hans Berggren worked together with Randy Edelman in:
3 Movies
Allan Byer
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Allan Byer worked together with Randy Edelman in:
3 Movies
Kimberly Harris
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Kimberly Harris worked together with Randy Edelman in:
3 Movies
Mary Jo Lang
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Mary Jo Lang worked together with Randy Edelman in:
3 Movies
Linda Lew
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Linda Lew worked together with Randy Edelman in:
3 Movies
Leslie Dilley
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Leslie Dilley worked together with Randy Edelman in:
3 Movies
Garreth Stover
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Garreth Stover worked together with Randy Edelman in:
3 Movies
Rob Coleman
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Rob Coleman worked together with Randy Edelman in:
3 Movies
Erin Stam
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Erin Stam worked together with Randy Edelman in:
3 Movies
Peter Giuliano
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Peter Giuliano worked together with Randy Edelman in:
3 Movies
Alfred Gough
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Alfred Gough worked together with Randy Edelman in:
3 Movies
Miles Millar
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Miles Millar worked together with Randy Edelman in:
3 Movies
Tony Lombardo
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Tony Lombardo worked together with Randy Edelman in:
3 Movies
Sarah Rose Karr
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Sarah Rose Karr worked together with Randy Edelman in:
3 Movies
Anna Behlmer
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Anna Behlmer worked together with Randy Edelman in:
3 Movies
Margery Simkin
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Margery Simkin worked together with Randy Edelman in:
3 Movies
Bob Brown
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Bob Brown worked together with Randy Edelman in:
3 Movies
Jason Reitman
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Jason Reitman worked together with Randy Edelman in:
3 Movies
Brian Levant
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Brian Levant worked together with Randy Edelman in:
3 Movies
Joe Roth
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Joe Roth worked together with Randy Edelman in:
3 Movies
Ron Howard
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Ron Howard worked together with Randy Edelman in:
3 Movies
Richard Portnow
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Richard Portnow worked together with Randy Edelman in:
3 Movies
Henry Winkler
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Henry Winkler worked together with Randy Edelman in:
2 Movies
1 TV shows
Tom Dugan
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Tom Dugan worked together with Randy Edelman in:
3 Movies
Danny Glover
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Danny Glover worked together with Randy Edelman in:
3 Movies
Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa
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Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa worked together with Randy Edelman in:
2 Movies
1 TV shows
Bill Murray
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Bill Murray worked together with Randy Edelman in:
3 Movies
Danny Trejo
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Danny Trejo worked together with Randy Edelman in:
3 Movies
Patrick Gorman
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Patrick Gorman worked together with Randy Edelman in:
3 Movies
Michael Lerner
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Michael Lerner worked together with Randy Edelman in:
2 Movies
1 TV shows
Colm Meaney
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Colm Meaney worked together with Randy Edelman in:
2 Movies
1 TV shows
Donald Sutherland
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Donald Sutherland worked together with Randy Edelman in:
3 Movies
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Frank Welker worked together with Randy Edelman in:
3 Movies
Cheech Marin
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Cheech Marin worked together with Randy Edelman in:
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