Lennie Niehaus

Music Department | Composer | Soundtrack
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KNOWN FOR 
The Bridges of Madison County (1995) | Space Cowboys (2000) | Heartbreak Ridge (1986)
AWARDS 
Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 4 wins & 4 nominations More »
AKA 
Leonard Niehaus
BORN 
Jun 11, 1929 (age 89)

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Past Film & Video (44 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for J. EdgarJ. Edgar Arranger ("The Stars and Stripes Forever")  Less 2011 $35MM $37MM / $85MM
  • Primary photo for Gran TorinoGran Torino Conductor, Orchestrator  Less 2008 $33MM $148MM / $270MM
  • Primary photo for ChangelingChangeling Conductor, Orchestrator  Less 2008 $55MM $36MM / $113MM
  • Primary photo for Letters from Iwo JimaLetters from Iwo Jima Conductor, Orchestrator  Less 2006 $19MM $14MM / $69MM
  • Primary photo for Flags of our FathersFlags of our Fathers Conductor, Orchestrator  Less 2006 $90MM $34MM / $66MM
  • Primary photo for Million Dollar BabyMillion Dollar Baby Conductor, Orchestrator  Less 2004 $30MM $100MM / $217MM
  • Primary photo for Mystic RiverMystic River Conductor, Orchestrator  Less 2003 $25MM $90MM / $157MM
  • Primary photo for Blood WorkBlood Work Composer  Less 2002 $50MM $26MM / —
  • Primary photo for Space CowboysSpace Cowboys Composer  Less 2000 $65MM $90MM / $129MM
  • Primary photo for The Perfect StormThe Perfect Storm Writer ("The Big Rock", "The Last Deputy")  Less 2000 $140MM $183MM / $329MM
  • Primary photo for True CrimeTrue Crime Composer  Less 1999 $55MM $17MM / —
  • Primary photo for Pocahontas 2: Journey to a New WorldPocahontas 2: Journey to a New World (Video) Composer, Conductor, Orchestrator (uncredited)  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Midnight in the Garden of Good and EvilMidnight in the Garden of Good and Evil Composer  Less 1997 $35MM $25MM / —
  • Primary photo for Dog WatchDog Watch (Video) Composer  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Absolute PowerAbsolute Power Composer, Arranger ("Power Waltz", "Kate's Theme"), Performer ("Power Waltz", "Kate's Theme")  Less 1997 $50MM $50MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Bridges of Madison CountyThe Bridges of Madison County Composer, Performer ("Doe Eyes (Love Theme from 'The Bridges Of Madison County')"), Writer ("Doe Eyes (Love Theme from 'The Bridges Of Madison County')")  Less 1995 $24MM $72MM / $182MM
  • Primary photo for A Perfect WorldA Perfect World Composer, Performer ("Big Fran's Baby"), Producer ("Big Fran's Baby")  Less 1993 $30MM $31MM / $135MM
  • Primary photo for UnforgivenUnforgiven Composer, Conductor (uncredited), Orchestrator (uncredited), Writer ("Claudia's Song")  Less 1992 $14MM $101MM / $159MM
  • Primary photo for The RookieThe Rookie Composer  Less 1990 $10MM $22MM / —
  • Primary photo for White Hunter Black HeartWhite Hunter Black Heart Composer, Arranger ("Massa's In de Cold Cold Ground") (uncredited)  Less 1990 $24MM $2.3MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Two JakesThe Two Jakes Orchestrator  Less 1990 $19MM $10MM / —
  • Primary photo for BirdBird Composer, Music Supervisor, Performer ("Mary Land, My Maryland", "Reno Jam Session", "Why Do I Love You")  Less 1988 $9MM $2.2MM / —
  • Primary photo for EmanonEmanon Composer  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for Heartbreak RidgeHeartbreak Ridge Composer, Conductor  Less 1986 $15MM $43MM / $79MM
  • Primary photo for RatboyRatboy Composer, Conductor  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Back to SchoolBack to School Instrumental Score Conductor  Less 1986 $11MM $91MM / —
  • Primary photo for Never Too Young to DieNever Too Young to Die Composer  Less 1986 $3MM
  • Primary photo for Pee-wee's Big AdventurePee-wee's Big Adventure Conductor, Orchestrator (uncredited)  Less 1985 $6MM $41MM / —
  • Primary photo for Follow That BirdFollow That Bird Composer, Music Editor  Less 1985 $14MM / —
  • Primary photo for Pale RiderPale Rider Composer  Less 1985 $6.9MM $41MM / —
  • Primary photo for City HeatCity Heat Composer, Music ("Montage Blues")  Less 1984 $25MM $38MM / —
  • Primary photo for TightropeTightrope Composer  Less 1984 $48MM / —
  • Primary photo for Under the VolcanoUnder the Volcano Orchestrator  Less 1984 $2.6MM / —
  • Primary photo for Below the BeltBelow the Belt Orchestrator (as Leonard Niehaus)  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for Escape from AlcatrazEscape from Alcatraz Orchestrator (uncredited)  Less 1979 $8MM $43MM / —
  • Primary photo for Beyond the Poseidon AdventureBeyond the Poseidon Adventure Orchestrations (as Leonard Niehaus)  Less 1979 $10MM
  • Primary photo for Demon SeedDemon Seed Orchestrator (uncredited)  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for The EnforcerThe Enforcer Music Arranger (uncredited), Orchestrator (uncredited)  Less 1976 $9MM $46MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Bad News BearsThe Bad News Bears Orchestrator (uncredited)  Less 1976 $42MM / —
  • Primary photo for Bring Me the Head of Alfredo GarciaBring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia Orchestrator (as Leonard Niehaus)  Less 1974 $1.5MM
  • Primary photo for The OutfitThe Outfit Orchestrator (uncredited)  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for The MechanicThe Mechanic Orchestrator (uncredited)  Less 1972 $10MM — / $86K
  • Primary photo for Chato's LandChato's Land Orchestrator (uncredited)  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for Straw DogsStraw Dogs Orchestrator (uncredited)  Less 1971 $3.3MM — / $11MM
Past Television (20 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Comanche MoonComanche Moon (TV Mini-series) Composer (2 episodes, 2008)  Less 2008 2
  • Primary photo for Mitch Albom's For One More DayMitch Albom's For One More Day (TV Movie) Composer  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for The BluesThe Blues (TV Series) Writer ("Doe Eyes") (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003 1
    • Piano Blues (Oct 4, 2003) Writer ("Doe Eyes")  Less
  • Primary photo for American MastersAmerican Masters (TV Series) Thanks (1 episode, 2000), Composer (1 episode, 2000), Himself - Composer (1 episode, 2000), Music Arranger (1 episode, 2000), Orchestrator (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000 1
    • Clint Eastwood: Out of the Shadows (Sep 27, 2000) Himself - Composer, Composer, Music Arranger, Orchestrator, Thanks  Less
  • Primary photo for The Jack BullThe Jack Bull (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for No Laughing MatterNo Laughing Matter (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for The FixerThe Fixer (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Eastwood After Hours: Live at Carnegie HallEastwood After Hours: Live at Carnegie Hall (TV Special) Musical Director  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for TitanicTitanic (TV Mini-series) Composer (2 episodes, 1996)  Less 1996 2
    • Part 2 (Nov 19, 1996) Composer  Less
    • Part 1 (Nov 17, 1996) Composer  Less
  • Primary photo for Crazy HorseCrazy Horse (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Lush LifeLush Life (TV Movie) Composer, Conductor, Orchestrator  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for True ColorsTrue Colors (TV Series) Composer (theme music) (11 episodes, 1990), Composer (2 episodes, 1991)  Less 1990–1991 13
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  • Primary photo for The Child SaverThe Child Saver (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Amazing StoriesAmazing Stories (TV Series) Composer (1 episode, 1985)  Less 1985 1
  • Primary photo for Faerie Tale TheatreFaerie Tale Theatre (TV Series) Composer (6 episodes, 1982)  Less 1982–1983 6
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  • Primary photo for High MidnightHigh Midnight (TV Movie) Orchestrator  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for Shirts/SkinsShirts/Skins (TV Movie) Orchestrator (uncredited)  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for It Was a Very Good YearIt Was a Very Good Year (TV Series) Composer  Less 1971– 
  • Primary photo for Hunters Are for KillingHunters Are for Killing (TV Movie) Orchestrator (uncredited)  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for Not for HireNot for Hire (TV Series) Composer (theme music)  Less 1959– 
Self (2 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for American MastersAmerican Masters (TV Series) Himself - Composer (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for BiographyBiography (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1994)  Less 1994

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