11 Nominations

2 Wins

Marvin Hamlisch

Marvin Hamlisch (born in New York City, June 2, 1944, died August 6, 2012), a child prodigy, wrote musical scores for movies like The Swimmer (1968), Take the Money and Run (1969) and Bananas (1970) by Woody Allen, Save the Tiger (1973) starring Jack Lemmon, he adapted Scott Joplin’s ragtime music for The Sting (1973) starring Paul Newman and Robert Redford. He composed the score and co-wrote the title song for The Way We Were (1973) directed by Sydney Pollack starring Barbara Streisand and Robert Redford. He wrote the score for Ordinary People (1980) directed by Robert Redford, Sophie’s Choice (1982) starring Meryl Streep, The Informant! (2009) and Behind the Candelabra (2013) directed by Steve Soderbergh. He wrote the score and composed original songs like “Life Is What You Make It” for Kotch (1971), with Carole Bayer-Sager he wrote the songs “Nobody Does It Better” for the James Bond movie The Spy Who Loved Me (1977) with Roger Moore, “Through the Eyes of Love” for Ice Castles (1979), “Better Then Ever” for Starting Over (1979). He composed the score and the songs ”The Last Time I Felt Like This” for Same Time, Next Year (1978), “Surprise Surprise“ for A Chorus Line (1985), “The Girl Who Used to Be Me” for Shirley Valentine (1989), “I’ve Finally Found Someone” for The Mirror Has Two Faces (1996) directed and starring Barbra Streisand.

Golden Globe Awards