Jerry Goldsmith

Jerry Goldsmith
1929 - 2004
Jerry Goldsmith  American Composer

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Jerry Goldsmith was previously married to Carol Heather Goldsmith (1972 - 2004) and Sharon Hennagin (1950 - 1970).


American Composer Jerry Goldsmith was born Jerrald King Goldsmith on 10th February, 1929 in Los Angeles, California and passed away on 21st Jul 2004 Beverly Hills, California, U.S. aged 75. He is most remembered for Star Trek. His zodiac sign is Aquarius.

Jerry Goldsmith is a member of the following lists: Best Original Music Score Academy Award winners, Annie Award winners and Emmy Award winners.


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Married2 34 years, 7 months 28 years 21 years, 5 months
Total2 34 years, 7 months 28 years 21 years, 5 months


First Name Jerry
Middle Name King
Last Name Goldsmith
Full Name at Birth Jerrald King Goldsmith
Age 75 (age at death) years
Birthday 10th February, 1929
Birthplace Los Angeles, California
Died 21st July, 2004
Place of Death Beverly Hills, California, U.S.
Build Average
Hair Color Grey
Distinctive Feature His famous ponytail
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Sexuality Straight
Religion Jewish
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
University University of Southern California, Los Angeles City College, Berklee College of Music
Occupation Text Omposer And Conductor
Occupation Composer
Claim to Fame Star Trek
Music Genre (Text) Film score, Contemporary classical music
Music Genre Stage & Screen, Classical Music Entry
Year(s) Active 1951–2004
Music Style Stage & Screen, Soundtracks, Film Music, Original Score, Spy Music, Classical
Music Mood Cerebral, Theatrical, Elegant, Sophisticated, Complex, Dramatic, Quirky, Restrained, Autumnal
Instrument Conductor, Composer
Instrument (text) Synthesizers, Orchestra, Piano
Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling) Blue Focus Management
Brand Endorsement TV commercial for Kellogg's Fruit Harvest cereal (main theme from "The Waltons" (1971)) (2003).
Official Websites,,,,
Father Morris Goldsmith
Mother Tessa Rappaport

Jerrald King Goldsmith (February 10, 1929 – July 21, 2004) was an American composer and conductor, most known for his work in film and television scoring. He composed scores for five films in the Star Trek franchise and three in the Rambo franchise, as well as for Logan's Run, Planet of the Apes, Patton, Chinatown, Poltergeist, Gremlins, Hoosiers, Total Recall, Air Force One, L.A. Confidential, Mulan, and The Mummy. In May 1997, with the release of The Lost World: Jurassic Park, he gained more popularity with his fanfare of the 1997 Universal Studios opening logo and the short version of the fanfare for its television arms, which would be among the most iconic studio logo music of all-time.

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Jerry Goldsmith75 AquariusComposer
Carol Heather Goldsmith-
Sharon Hennagin-


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
EllenFemaleSharon Hennagin
JenniferFemaleSharon Hennagin
Carrie RuthFemale17th October, 195566 years oldSharon Hennagin
Joel HennaginMale19th November, 195764 years oldSharon Hennagin
AaronMale13th August, 197744 years oldCarol Heather Goldsmith




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