Richard Rodney Bennett

Born:  March 29, 1936, Broadstairs, England

Died:  December 24, 2012, Manhattan, New York

 

1957:  Pickup Alley, Song of the Clouds, Menace In The Night

1958:  The Safecracker, Indiscreet, The Man Inside

1959:  The Angry Hills, The Man Who Could Cheat Death, The Devil’s Disciple, Chance Meeting

1961:  The Mark

1962:  Only Two Can Play, Satan Never Sleeps

1963:  The Wrong Arm of the Law, Heavens Above, Billy Liar

1965:  One Way Pendulum, The Nanny

1966:  The Witches

1967:  Far From The Madding Crowd, Billion Dollar Brain

1968:  Secret Ceremony, Jazz Calendar

1970:  The Buttercup Chain, Figures In A Landscape

1971:  Nicholas And Alexandra

1972:  Lady Caroline Lamb

1973:  Voices

1974:  Murder On The Orient Express

1975:  The Executioner

1977:  The Accuser, Equus

1978:  The Brink’s Job

1979:  Yanks

1982:  The Return of the Soldier

1991:  Enchanted April

1994:  Four Weddings And A Funeral

1996:  Swann

 

Academy Award Nominations:  Best Original Music Score, Far From The Madding Crowd (1967); Best Original Dramatic Score, Nicholas And Alexandra (1971); Murder On the Orient Express (1974)

Emmy Award Nomination:  Best Limited Series/Special Composition, Murder With Mirrors (1985)