James Newton Howard

Paramount Vantage Premiere Of 'Defiance' At The 2008 AFI Fest Closing Night Gala

James Newton Howard  American Composer


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James Newton Howard is a 65 year old American Composer. Born on 9th June, 1951 in Los Angeles, California and educated at Thacher School in Ojai, California, he is famous for Pretty Woman (1990) in a career that spans 1983–present and 1975–present. His zodiac sign is Gemini.

James Newton Howard is a member of the following lists: Grammy Award-winning artists, Music Academy of the West alumni and Thornton School of Music alumni.


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Married2 11 years 6 years, 5 months 2 years, 9 months
Total2 11 years 6 years, 5 months 2 years, 9 months


First Name James
Middle Name Newton
Last Name Howard
Full Name at Birth James Newton Howard
Age 65 years
Birthday 9th June, 1951
Birthplace Los Angeles, California
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Salt and Pepper
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Sexuality Straight
Religion Jewish
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School Thacher School in Ojai, California
University University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, Music Academy of the West in Santa Barbara, California
Occupation Text Composer, Songwriter, Musician
Occupation Composer
Claim to Fame Pretty Woman (1990)
Music Genre (Text) Film scores
Music Genre Stage & Screen
Year(s) Active 1983–present, 1975–present
Music Style Stage & Screen, Film Music, Classical, Soundtracks, Original Score, Easy Listening, Instrumental Pop
Music Mood Amiable/Good-Natured, Earthy, Sentimental, Elegant, Theatrical, Elaborate, Refined/Mannered, Gentle, Ambitious, Literate, Sensual, Confident, Romantic, Detached, Passionate, Warm, Dramatic, Producer
Instrument Synthesizer, Keyboards, Classical Music Entry
Associated Acts Hans Zimmer, Elton John, Toto, Remote Control Productions
Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling) The Gorfaine/Schwartz Agency, Inc.
Brand Endorsement Wrote original music for the theatrical trailer of Batman Begins (2005).
Official Websites www.ram.ac.uk/find-people?pid=634

James Newton Howard (born June 9, 1951) is an American composer, conductor, music producer and musician. Throughout his career, he has scored over 100 films of all scales and genres, earning multiple award nominations for his work. He is the recipient of a Grammy Award, Emmy Award, and eight Academy Award nominations. His best known film scores include Pretty Woman (1990), The Prince of Tides (1991), The Fugitive (1993), The Sixth Sense (1999), Treasure Planet (2002), The Village (2004), King Kong (2005), Batman Begins (2005), I Am Legend (2007), Blood Diamond (2006), The Dark Knight (2008), and The Hunger Games (2012), The Bourne Legacy (2012), The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013), and The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1. He has frequently collaborated with director M. Night Shyamalan, having scored nine of his films since The Sixth Sense. He is renowned for being a fast composer due to his work on large-scale films such as King Kong and The Hunger Games, both of which were composed in approximately one month.

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James Newton Howard65 GeminiComposer
Rosanna Arquette57 LeoActress
Brie Howard67 LeoMusician