Earle Hagen (1919–2008)

Composer | Music Department | Soundtrack
Visit on IMDb
KNOWN FOR 
I Spy (1965-1968) | Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953) | Tango & Cash (1989)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 3 nominations More »
AKA 
Earle Hagan | M.S. I. Spencer-Hagen | M.S.I. Spencer-Hagen | M.S. Spencer-Hagen | msi Spencer-Hagen | Spencer-Hagen  Less
BORN 
Jul 9, 1919 (died May 26, 2008)

Filmography Filter

Past Film & Video (124 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (98 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy FallonThe Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) Writer ("The Fishin' Hole") (1 episode, 2018)  Less 2018 1
  • Primary photo for The Dick Van Dyke Show: Now in Living Color!The Dick Van Dyke Show: Now in Living Color! (TV Movie) Composer  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for The SimpsonsThe Simpsons (TV Series) Music ("The Fishin' Hole") (2 episodes, 1997), Writer ("The Fishin' Hole") (1 episode, 2008)  Less 1997–2017 3
  • Primary photo for Mystery Science Theater 3000: The ReturnMystery Science Theater 3000: The Return (TV Series) Writer ("The Fishin' Hole") (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017 1
  • Primary photo for The Dick Van Dyke Show: Now in Living Color!The Dick Van Dyke Show: Now in Living Color! (TV Movie) Composer  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for ConanConan (TV Series) Writer ("Dick Van Dyke Show Theme") (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015 1
  • Primary photo for California's GoldCalifornia's Gold (TV Series) Music ("Fishin' Hole Theme") (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
    • Whistling Champ (Feb 6, 2012) Music ("Fishin' Hole Theme") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Late Show with David LettermanLate Show with David Letterman (TV Series) Writer ("Harlem Nocturne") (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 1
    • Episode #19.25 (Oct 12, 2011) Writer ("Harlem Nocturne")  Less
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show with Jay LenoThe Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) Writer ("Theme from 'The Dick Van Dyke Show'") (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 1
    • Episode #19.144 (May 11, 2011) Writer ("Theme from 'The Dick Van Dyke Show'") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Yu-Gi-Oh! The Abridged SeriesYu-Gi-Oh! The Abridged Series (TV Series) Writer ("The Fishin' Hole") (1 episode, 2010), Performer ("The Fishin' Hole") (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
    • Joey Wheeler Ace Attorney (Oct 31, 2010) Performer ("The Fishin' Hole") (uncredited), Writer ("The Fishin' Hole") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for BBC PromsBBC Proms (TV Series) Orchestrator (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
  • Primary photo for Jeopardy!Jeopardy! (TV Series) Writer ("Fishin' Hole Theme") (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
    • Episode #26.88 (Jan 13, 2010) Writer ("Fishin' Hole Theme") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Visiting... with Huell HowserVisiting... with Huell Howser (TV Series) Music ("Fishin' Hole Theme") (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
    • Whistling Champ (Jan 6, 2010) Music ("Fishin' Hole Theme") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Criminal MindsCriminal Minds (TV Series) Writer ("Harlem Nocturne") (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007 1
    • True Night (Nov 28, 2007) Writer ("Harlem Nocturne")  Less
  • Primary photo for ScrubsScrubs (TV Series) Music ("The Fishin' Hole") (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004 1
    • My Common Enemy (Oct 19, 2004) Music ("The Fishin' Hole") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for History DetectivesHistory Detectives (TV Series) Music ("The Fishin' Hole") (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003 1
  • Primary photo for 61*61* (TV Movie) Writer (Theme from "The Andy Griffith Show") (as Earl Hagen)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Boys Will Be BoysBoys Will Be Boys (TV Movie) Orchestrator  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for FriendsFriends (TV Series) Performer ("The Mod Squad") (1 episode, 1997), Writer ("The Mod Squad") (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997 1
    • The One with Joey's New Girlfriend (Oct 30, 1997) Performer ("The Mod Squad") (uncredited), Writer ("The Mod Squad") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Mystery Science Theater 3000Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) Music ("The Fishin' Hole") (1 episode, 1996), Writer ("The Dick Van Dyke Show Theme") (1 episode, 1992), Writer ("That Girl Theme") (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1992–1997 3
    • The Mole People (Feb 15, 1997) Writer ("That Girl Theme") (uncredited)  Less
    • Escape 2000 (Mar 2, 1996) Music ("The Fishin' Hole")  Less
    • Space Travellers (Jun 6, 1992) Writer ("The Dick Van Dyke Show Theme")  Less
  • Primary photo for Andy Griffith Show ReunionAndy Griffith Show Reunion (TV Special) Composer (original theme)  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Get a LifeGet a Life (TV Series) Writer ("Theme from tt0062589) (2 episodes, 1990)  Less 1990–1991 2
    • Prisoner of Love (Dec 14, 1991) Writer ("Theme from tt0062589)  Less
    • Bored Straight (Dec 2, 1990) Writer ("Theme from tt0062589)  Less
  • Primary photo for Parker Lewis Can't LoseParker Lewis Can't Lose (TV Series) Writer ("The Dick Van Dyke Show Theme") (1 episode, 1991)  Less 1991 1
    • Father Knows Less (Aug 11, 1991) Writer ("The Dick Van Dyke Show Theme") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Mike Hammer: Murder Takes AllMike Hammer: Murder Takes All (TV Movie) Writer ("Harlem Nocturne")  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Mike HammerMike Hammer (TV Series) Composer (theme "Harlem Nocturne") (46 episodes, 1984), Composer (15 episodes, 1984)  Less 1984–1987 46
    • A Face in the Night (May 13, 1987) Composer (theme "Harlem Nocturne")  Less
    • Green Lipstick (May 6, 1987) Composer (theme "Harlem Nocturne")  Less
    • A Blinding Fear (Apr 29, 1987) Composer (theme "Harlem Nocturne")  Less
    Show more
  • Primary photo for Perfect StrangersPerfect Strangers (TV Series) Music ("The Fishin' Hole") (1 episode, 1987)  Less 1987 1
  • Primary photo for The Return of Mickey Spillane's Mike HammerThe Return of Mickey Spillane's Mike Hammer (TV Movie) Composer, Writer ("Harlem Nocturne")  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Return to MayberryReturn to Mayberry (TV Movie) Composer, Composer (additional music) (uncredited), Composer (theme music), Conductor (uncredited), Orchestrator (uncredited)  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for North Beach and RawhideNorth Beach and Rawhide (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for The Dukes of HazzardThe Dukes of Hazzard (TV Series) Composer (39 episodes, 1983)  Less 1983–1985 39
    Show more
  • Primary photo for More Than MurderMore Than Murder (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Murder Me, Murder YouMurder Me, Murder You (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for I Take These MenI Take These Men (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Kangaroos in the KitchenKangaroos in the Kitchen (TV Movie) Composer (theme music)  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Muggable Mary, Street CopMuggable Mary, Street Cop (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Wendy Hooper, U.S. ArmyWendy Hooper, U.S. Army (TV Movie) Composer (theme music)  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for Stand by Your ManStand by Your Man (TV Movie) Composer, Music Director  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for Farewell to the Planet of the ApesFarewell to the Planet of the Apes (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for Ghost of a ChanceGhost of a Chance (TV Short) Composer (theme music)  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for The Hustler of Muscle BeachThe Hustler of Muscle Beach (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for Eight Is EnoughEight Is Enough (TV Series) Composer (14 episodes, 1977)  Less 1977–1980 14
    Show more
  • Primary photo for Alex and the Doberman GangAlex and the Doberman Gang (TV Movie) Composer (as Earle Hagen), Composer (theme music)  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for Concrete CowboysConcrete Cowboys (TV Series) Musical Director (1 episode, 1979)  Less 1979 1
  • Primary photo for Ebony, Ivory and JadeEbony, Ivory and Jade (TV Movie) Composer, Conductor  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for Featherstone's NestFeatherstone's Nest (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for BillyBilly (TV Series) Composer (1 episode, 1979)  Less 1979 1
  • Primary photo for The Country Western MurdersThe Country Western Murders (TV Movie) Musical Director (as Earle Hagan)  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for True Grit: A Further AdventureTrue Grit: A Further Adventure (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for Killer on BoardKiller on Board (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for Young Dan'l BooneYoung Dan'l Boone (TV Series) Composer (theme music) (2 episodes, 1977), Composer (1 episode, 1977)  Less 1977 2
    • The Game (Oct 4, 1977) Composer (theme music)  Less
    • The Trail Blazer (Sep 12, 1977) Composer, Composer (theme music)  Less
  • Primary photo for Nashville 99Nashville 99 (TV Series) Composer (4 episodes, 1977), Composer (theme music) (1 episode, 1977)  Less 1977 4
    • Jolene (Apr 22, 1977) Composer, Composer (theme music)  Less
    • The Fallen Idol (Apr 15, 1977) Composer  Less
    • Joldy (Apr 8, 1977) Composer  Less
    Show more
  • Primary photo for Having BabiesHaving Babies (TV Movie) Composer, Conductor, Music ("Paper Bridges")  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for The CheerleadersThe Cheerleaders (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for Mary Hartman, Mary HartmanMary Hartman, Mary Hartman (TV Series) Composer (75 episodes, 1976)  Less 1976 75
    Show more
  • Primary photo for Movin' OnMovin' On (TV Series) Composer (22 episodes, 1975)  Less 1975–1976 22
    Show more
  • Primary photo for Big EddieBig Eddie (TV Series) Composer  Less 1975– 
  • Primary photo for The RunawaysThe Runaways (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for Planet of the ApesPlanet of the Apes (TV Series) Composer (2 episodes, 1974)  Less 1974 2
  • Primary photo for Doc ElliotDoc Elliot (TV Series) Composer (15 episodes, 1973)  Less 1973–1974 15
    Show more
  • Primary photo for Aces UpAces Up (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for The New Perry MasonThe New Perry Mason (TV Series) Composer (15 episodes, 1973)  Less 1973–1974 15
    Show more
  • Primary photo for M*A*S*HM*A*S*H (TV Series) Composer (1 episode, 1973)  Less 1973 1
  • Primary photo for The Mod SquadThe Mod Squad (TV Series) Composer (theme music) (123 episodes, 1968), Composer (42 episodes, 1968)  Less 1968–1973 123
    Show more
  • Primary photo for The Don Rickles ShowThe Don Rickles Show (TV Series) Composer  Less 1972– 
  • Primary photo for Nanny and the ProfessorNanny and the Professor (TV Series) Composer (1 episode, 1971)  Less 1971 1
  • Primary photo for That GirlThat Girl (TV Series) Composer (theme music) (136 episodes, 1966), Music ("That Girl") (81 episodes, 1965), Composer (53 episodes, 1965)  Less 1965–1971 137
    • The Elevated Woman (Mar 19, 1971) Composer, Composer (theme music), Music ("That Girl")  Less
    • Soot Yourself (Mar 12, 1971) Composer, Composer (theme music), Music ("That Girl")  Less
    • Two for the Money (Mar 5, 1971) Composer, Composer (theme music), Music ("That Girl")  Less
    Show more
  • Primary photo for Mayberry R.F.D.Mayberry R.F.D. (TV Series) Composer (19 episodes, 1968)  Less 1968–1971 19
    Show more
  • Primary photo for Make Room for GranddaddyMake Room for Granddaddy (TV Series) Composer (2 episodes, 1970)  Less 1970–1971 2
  • Primary photo for The New Andy Griffith ShowThe New Andy Griffith Show (TV Series) Composer (1 episode, 1971)  Less 1971 1
  • Primary photo for The MonkThe Monk (TV Movie) Composer, Musical Director  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for The New PeopleThe New People (TV Series) Composer (1 episode, 1969)  Less 1969 1
  • Primary photo for The Guns of Will SonnettThe Guns of Will Sonnett (TV Series) Composer (theme music) (50 episodes, 1967)  Less 1967–1969 50
    Show more
  • Primary photo for My Friend TonyMy Friend Tony (TV Series) Composer (theme music) (2 episodes, 1969), Composer (2 episodes, 1969), Performer ("Theme music") (1 episode, 1969)  Less 1969 5
    Show more
  • Primary photo for Gomer Pyle: USMCGomer Pyle: USMC (TV Series) Composer (theme music) (150 episodes, 1964), Composer (150 episodes, 1964)  Less 1964–1969 150
    Show more
  • Primary photo for I SpyI Spy (TV Series) Composer (theme music) (82 episodes, 1965), Composer (53 episodes, 1965), Music ("Harlem Nocturne") (1 episode, 1966), Music ("The Voice In The Wind") (1 episode, 1967), Performer ("Auld Lang Syne") (1 episode, 1965)  Less 1965–1968 82
    • Pinwheel (Apr 15, 1968) Composer, Composer (theme music)  Less
    • Carmelita Is One of Us (Apr 8, 1968) Composer, Composer (theme music)  Less
    • The Spy Business (Apr 1, 1968) Composer (theme music)  Less
    Show more
  • Primary photo for The Andy Griffith ShowThe Andy Griffith Show (TV Series) Composer (249 episodes, 1960), Performer ("The Fishin' Hole") (15 episodes, 1960), Writer ("The Fishin' Hole") (14 episodes, 1960), Writer ("The Fishin' Hole", "Mayberry Union High Fight Song") (1 episode, 1963), Writer ("The Fishin' Hole", "Hail to Thee, Miss Mayberry") (1 episode, 1961)  Less 1960–1968 249
    Show more
  • Primary photo for Get SmartGet Smart (TV Series) Writer ("I Spy theme") (1 episode, 1968)  Less 1968 1
    • Die, Spy (Mar 30, 1968) Writer ("I Spy theme")  Less
  • Primary photo for Accidental FamilyAccidental Family (TV Series) Composer (7 episodes, 1967)  Less 1967 7
    Show more
  • Primary photo for Off to See the WizardOff to See the Wizard (TV Series) Conductor (2 episodes, 1967), Composer (2 episodes, 1967)  Less 1967 2
    • Gypsy Colt (Dec 15, 1967) Composer, Conductor  Less
    • Rhino (Sep 22, 1967) Composer, Conductor  Less
  • Primary photo for The Danny Thomas HourThe Danny Thomas Hour (TV Series) Musical Director (1 episode, 1967)  Less 1967 1
  • Primary photo for Vacation PlayhouseVacation Playhouse (TV Series) Composer (2 episodes, 1963)  Less 1963–1967 2
  • Primary photo for RangoRango (TV Series) Composer (theme music) (17 episodes, 1967)  Less 1967 17
    Show more
  • Primary photo for The Dick Van Dyke ShowThe Dick Van Dyke Show (TV Series) Composer (theme music) (158 episodes, 1961), Composer (158 episodes, 1961), Composer (additional music) (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1961–1966 158
    Show more
  • Primary photo for Valentine's DayValentine's Day (TV Series) Composer (1 episode, 1965)  Less 1965 1
  • Primary photo for The Bill Dana ShowThe Bill Dana Show (TV Series) Composer (37 episodes, 1963), Composer (theme music) (3 episodes, 1963), Composer ('Jose' theme) (2 episodes, 1964), Composer (theme) (1 episode, 1964)  Less 1963–1965 42
    Show more
  • Primary photo for Make Room for DaddyMake Room for Daddy (TV Series) Composer (279 episodes, 1953), Conductor (57 episodes, 1953), Earle - Danny's Bandleader (34 episodes, 1955), Performer ("When You're Smiling") (1 episode, 1962), Writer ("Down By The Old Mill Stream") (1 episode, 1958), Lyrics ("Down By The Old Mill Stream") (1 episode, 1958)  Less 1953–1964 279
    Show more
  • Primary photo for It's a Man's WorldIt's a Man's World (TV Series) Composer  Less 1962– 
  • Primary photo for Medicine ManMedicine Man (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1962
  • Primary photo for The Barbara Stanwyck ShowThe Barbara Stanwyck Show (TV Series) Composer (theme music) (37 episodes, 1960), Composer (1 episode, 1961), Composer (additional music) (1 episode, 1961)  Less 1960–1961 37
    • A Man's Game (Jul 3, 1961) Composer (theme music)  Less
    • Big Jake (Jun 5, 1961) Composer (theme music)  Less
    • The Hitch-Hiker (May 29, 1961) Composer (theme music)  Less
    Show more
  • Primary photo for My Sister EileenMy Sister Eileen (TV Series) Composer (theme music)  Less 1960–1961
  • Primary photo for Guestward Ho!Guestward Ho! (TV Series) Composer (1 episode, 1960)  Less 1960 1
  • Primary photo for Love and MarriageLove and Marriage (TV Series) Composer  Less 1959–1960
  • Primary photo for Dixieland Small-FryDixieland Small-Fry (TV Series) Writer ("Harlem Nocturne") (1 episode, 1960)  Less 1960 1
  • Primary photo for Mister MagooMister Magoo (TV Series) Composer (stock music) (2 episodes, 1960), Music ("Navy Grog") (1 episode, 1960)  Less 1960 3
    • Yachtsman Magoo (1960) Music ("Navy Grog") (uncredited)  Less
    • Bar-B-Q Magoo (1960) Composer (stock music) (uncredited)  Less
    • Magoo Meets Frankenstein (1960) Composer (stock music) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Real McCoysThe Real McCoys (TV Series) Composer (1 episode, 1957)  Less 1957 1
  • Primary photo for Hey, Jeannie!Hey, Jeannie! (TV Series) Music Supervisor (25 episodes, 1956)  Less 1956–1957 25
    • Three's a Crowd (Mar 16, 1957) Music Supervisor (as Spencer-Hagen)  Less
    • Jeannie Plays Cupid (Mar 9, 1957) Music Supervisor (as Spencer-Hagen)  Less
    • Jeannie the Policewoman (Mar 2, 1957) Music Supervisor (as Spencer-Hagen)  Less
    Show more
  • Primary photo for It's Always JanIt's Always Jan (TV Series) Music Supervisor (1 episode, 1956)  Less 1956 1
    • Guilty Conscience (Feb 25, 1956) Music Supervisor (as Spencer-Hagen)  Less
  • Primary photo for Where's Raymond?Where's Raymond? (TV Series) Composer (5 episodes, 1953)  Less 1953–1954 5
    Show more
Self (2 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for TV Land's Top TenTV Land's Top Ten (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for The 2nd Annual TV Land AwardsThe 2nd Annual TV Land Awards (TV Special) Himself  Less 2004
Archive Footage (1 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE

Filter by:

Select: All | None
Edit Page Submit additional information and/or report errors on this page. If it is approved by IMDb database managers, it will be added to the page in a future update.
Become an IMDbPro Member Today
Get access to the industry's most essential research tool
Get Connected Detailed contact & representation data
Stay Informed IMDb trends, shared credits & industry news
Discover New Opportunities In-Development projects & casting notices
Showcase Your Talent Enhanced profile control with photos, demo reels, & bio