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Henry Mancini

Henry Mancini
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  • Top celebrities: 8265
  • BirthDate: 1924, 16 of April , Cleveland, Ohio, USA
  • Spouse: Virginia O Connor' (13 September 1947 - 14 June 1994) (his death) 3 children
  • Zodiac sign: Aries
  • Facts of life

    Henry Mancini

    Henry Mancini is a talented American actor along with professions like directing and script writing. He was born in the great city of Grand Rapids, Michigan Island on November 1, 1962. Having his acting career started in a young age of 18, he is also highly involved in philanthropy and many social welfare causes. Henry Mancini started his career with some popular TV shows like BC Afterschool Special, and Entourage. In later years, he received offers of some low-budget movies which ultimately turned into a great decision for his as the next stop for this young actor was Hollywood. Having worked in many popular and commercially successful national movies like F.I.S.T., Jokes My Folks Told Me, Less Than Zero, Point Break, Wicked, Changing Fashions, The Chase and many other movies, he gained nationwide recognition. His work life in acting runs sidelined by his profession as a rock artist and songwriting.

  • Awards: Won ASCAP Award - 1991 for "Most Performed Theme"
    Won ASCAP Award - 1989 for "Most Performed Theme"
    Won ASCAP Award - 1988 for "Most Performed Feature Film Standards for:The Pink Panther (1963). For the song "The Pink Panther Theme"."
    Won ASCAP Award - 1987 for "Most Performed Theme"
    Won ASCAP Award - 1986 for "Most Performed Feature Film Standards on TV Shared with: Johnny Mercer For the song "Moon River"."
    Nominated Oscar - 1987 for "Best Music, Original Song for:That's Life! (1986). Shared with: Leslie Bricusse (lyrics) For the song "Life in a Looking Glass"."
    Won Oscar - 1983 for "Best Music, Original Song Score and Its Adaptation or Best Adaptation Score for:Victor Victoria (1982). Shared with: Leslie Bricusse"
    Nominated Oscar - 1980 for "Best Music, Original Score for:10 (1979)."
    Nominated Oscar - 1977 for "Best Music, Original Song for:The Pink Panther Strikes Again (1976). Shared with: Don Black (lyrics) For the song "Come to Me""
    Nominated Oscar - 1972 for "Best Music, Original Song for:Sometimes a Great Notion (1970). Shared with: Alan Bergman (lyrics) Marilyn Bergman For the song "All His Children"."
    Nominated Oscar - 1971 for "Best Music, Original Score for:I girasoli (1970)."
    Nominated Oscar - 1966 for "Best Music, Original Song for:The Great Race (1965). Shared with: Johnny Mercer (lyrics) For the song "The Sweetheart Tree""
    Nominated Oscar - 1965 for "Best Music, Original Song for:Dear Heart (1964). Shared with: Jay Livingston (lyrics) Ray Evans For the song "Dear Heart""
    Nominated Oscar - 1964 for "Best Music, Original Song for:Charade (1963). Shared with: Johnny Mercer (lyrics) For the song "Charade""
    Won Oscar - 1963 for "Best Music, Original Song for:Days of Wine and Roses (1962). Shared with: Johnny Mercer (lyrics) For the song "Days of Wine and Roses""
    Won Oscar - 1962 for "Best Music, Original Song for:Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961). Shared with: Johnny Mercer (lyrics) For the song "Moon River""
    Nominated Oscar - 1955 for "Best Music, Scoring of a Musical Picture for:The Glenn Miller Story (1954). Shared with: Joseph Gershenson"
    Nominated Emmy - 1983 for "Outstanding Achievement in Music Composition for a Limited Series or a Special (Dramatic Underscore) for:"The Thorn Birds" (1983). (ABC). For part I."
    Nominated Emmy - 1959 for "Best Musical Contribution to a Television Program for:"Peter Gunn" (1958). (NBC). For the theme."
    Nominated Golden Globe - 1988 for "Best Original Score - Motion Picture for:The Glass Menagerie (1987)."
    Nominated Golden Globe - 1987 for "Best Original Song - Motion Picture for:That's Life! (1986). Shared with: Leslie Bricusse (lyrics) For the song "Life in a Looking Glass"."
    Nominated Golden Globe - 1983 for "Best Original Score - Motion Picture for:Victor Victoria (1982)."
    Nominated Golden Globe - 1980 for "Best Original Score - Motion Picture for:10 (1979)."
    Nominated Golden Globe - 1976 for "Best Original Score - Motion Picture for:The Return of the Pink Panther (1975)."
    Nominated Golden Globe - 1974 for "Best Original Song for:Oklahoma Crude (1973). Shared with: Hal David (lyrics) For the song "Send a Little Love My Way"."
    Won Golden Globe - 1971 for "Best Original Song for:Darling Lili (1970). Shared with: Johnny Mercer (lyrics) For the song "Whistling Away the Dark"."
    Nominated Golden Globe - 1968 for "Best Original Score for:Two for the Road (1967)."
    Nominated Golden Globe - 1966 for "Best Original Score for:The Great Race (1965)."
    Nominated Golden Globe - 1965 for "Best Song in a Motion Picture for:Dear Heart (1964). Shared with: Jay Livingston (lyrics) Ray Evans (lyrics) For the song "Dear Heart.""
    Nominated Grammy - 1988 for "Best Album of Original Instrumental Background Score Written for a Motion Picture or Television for:The Glass Menagerie (1987)."
    Nominated Grammy - 1983 for "Best Album of Original Score Written for a Motion Picture or Television Special for:Victor Victoria (1982). Shared with: Leslie Bricusse (lyricist)"
    Nominated Grammy - 1979 for "Best Album of Original Score Written for a Motion Picture or Television Special for:Revenge of the Pink Panther (1978). Shared with: Leslie Bricusse (lyricist)"
    Nominated Grammy - 1976 for "Album of Best Original Score Written for a Motion Picture or Television Special for:The Return of the Pink Panther (1975)."
    Won Grammy - 1971 for "Best Contemporary Instrumental Performance for:Z (1969). For "Theme"."
    Nominated Grammy - 1970 for "Best Original Score Written for a Motion Picture or Television Show for:Me, Natalie (1969)."
    Nominated Grammy - 1967 for "Best Original Score Written for a Motion Picture or Television Show for:Arabesque (1966)."
    Won Grammy - 1965 for "Best Instrumental Arrangement for:The Pink Panther (1963). For "The Pink Panther Theme"."
    Won Grammy - 1964 for "Best Background Arrangement for:Days of Wine and Roses (1962)."
    Won Grammy - 1962 for "Best Arrangement for:Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961). For "Moon River"."
    Nominated Grammy - 1961 for "Best Soundtrack Album or Recording of Music Score from Motion Picture or Television for:"Mr. Lucky" (1959)."
    Won Grammy - 1959 for "Best Album of the Year for:"Peter Gunn" (1958). For "The Music From Peter Gunn"."
    Nominated Golden Laurel - 1971 for "Best Composer for:Darling Lili (1970). 4th place."
    2nd place Golden Laurel - 1970 for "Music Man for:Me, Natalie (1969)."
    Nominated Golden Laurel - 1966 for "Song for:The Great Race (1965). Shared with: Johnny Mercer 5th place. For the song "The Sweetheart Tree"."
    2nd place Golden Laurel - 1965 for "Best Song for:Dear Heart (1964). Shared with: Jay Livingston (lyrics) Ray Evans (lyrics) For the song "Dear Heart"."
    Nominated Golden Laurel - 1964 for "Top Song for:Charade (1963). Shared with: Johnny Mercer (lyrics) 5th place. For the song "Charade"."
    Nominated Golden Laurel - 1963 for "Top Song for:Days of Wine and Roses (1962). Shared with: Johnny Mercer 4th place. For the song "Days of Wine and Roses"."
    Won Golden Laurel - 1962 for "Top Song for:Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961). Shared with: Johnny Mercer For the song "Moon River""
    Won Frederick Loewe Award for Film Composing - 1995 for ""
    Nominated Razzie Award - 1987 for "Worst Original Song for:That's Life! (1986). Shared with: Leslie Bricusse (lyrics) For the song "Life in a Looking Glass"."
    Nominated Razzie Award - 1981 for "Worst Original Song for:A Change of Seasons (1980). Shared with: Marilyn Bergman (lyrics) Alan Bergman (lyrics) For the song "Where Do You Catch The Bus for Tomorrow?"."
  • Position in top best awards winner: 169
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