James Rado

Soundtrack | Actor | Composer
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KNOWN FOR 
Hair (1979) | The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005) | Forrest Gump (1994)
BORN 
Jan 23, 1932 (age 86)

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Films in Production (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (34 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Hidden GroundHidden Ground Writer ("Easy to be Hard")  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for MinionsMinions Writer ("Hair")  Less 2015 $74MM $336MM / $1.16B
  • Primary photo for What Happened, Miss Simone?What Happened, Miss Simone? Writer ("I Got Life")  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for 17 Girls17 Girls Writer ("Ain't Got No / I Got Life")  Less 2011 $15K / —
  • Primary photo for Kryptonite!Kryptonite! Writer ("Aquarius")  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Alpha and OmegaAlpha and Omega Writer ("Aquarius/Let The Sunshine In")  Less 2010 $20MM $25MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Wrecking Crew!The Wrecking Crew! Writer ("Aquarius/Let The Sun Shine In")  Less 2008 $801K / —
  • Primary photo for Lost IslandsLost Islands Writer ("Aquarius")  Less 2008 $1.3MM
  • Primary photo for Melba Moore: Live in ConcertMelba Moore: Live in Concert (Video) Writer ("Hair Medley")  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Hair: Let the Sun Shine InHair: Let the Sun Shine In Self, Composer  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for ZodiacZodiac Writer ("Easy To Be Hard")  Less 2007 $65MM $33MM / $85MM
  • Primary photo for BobbyBobby Writer ("Initials" (from "Hair"))  Less 2006 $14MM $11MM / $21MM
  • Primary photo for I'm Going to Tell You a SecretI'm Going to Tell You a Secret Writer ("Let The Sunshine In")  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for The 40-Year-Old VirginThe 40-Year-Old Virgin Lyrics ("Aquarius / Let the Sun Shine in" (1967))  Less 2005 $26MM $109MM / $177MM
  • Primary photo for Charlie and the Chocolate FactoryCharlie and the Chocolate Factory Writer ("Good Morning Starshine")  Less 2005 $150MM $206MM / $475MM
  • Primary photo for Connie and CarlaConnie and Carla Writer ("Good Morning, Starshine")  Less 2004 $20MM $8.1MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Parole OfficerThe Parole Officer Writer ("Ain't Got No - I Got Life")  Less 2001 $6MM
  • Primary photo for Blow DryBlow Dry Writer ("Good Morning Starshine")  Less 2001 $638K / —
  • Primary photo for Recess: School's OutRecess: School's Out Writer ("Let The Sunshine In")  Less 2001 $23MM $37MM / —
  • Primary photo for The DishThe Dish Lyrics ("Good Morning Starshine" (1966))  Less 2000 $2.3MM / —
  • Primary photo for What Happened on the Moon? - An Investigation Into ApolloWhat Happened on the Moon? - An Investigation Into Apollo (Video) Lyrics ("AQUARIUS") (as Jim Rado)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for The Out-of-TownersThe Out-of-Towners Writer ("Aquarius")  Less 1999 $75MM $29MM / —
  • Primary photo for A Very Brady SequelA Very Brady Sequel Soundtrack ("Good Morning Starshine")  Less 1996 $15MM $21MM / —
  • Primary photo for Forrest GumpForrest Gump Lyrics ("Aquarius" (1964-67))  Less 1994 $55MM $330MM / $678MM
  • Primary photo for MistressMistress Writer ("Sex goddess", "The kiss")  Less 1992 $1.1MM / —
  • Primary photo for 19691969 Writer ("Aquarius / Let The Sun Shine In")  Less 1988 $6MM / —
  • Primary photo for Rock OdysseyRock Odyssey Writer ("Aquarius")  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for The Sure ThingThe Sure Thing Writer ("The Age Of Aquarius") (as Rado)  Less 1985 $4.5MM $18MM / —
  • Primary photo for Cool Cats: 25 Years of Rock 'n' Roll StyleCool Cats: 25 Years of Rock 'n' Roll Style (Video) Lyrics ("Aquarius") (uncredited)  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for HairHair Lyrics ("Aquarius", "Sodomy", "Donna", "Hashish", "Colored Spade", "Manchester, England", "I'm Black", "Ain't Got No", "I Got Life", "Hair", "Old Fashioned Melody", "Electric Blues", "L.B.J./Initials", "Hare Krishna", "Going Down", "Where Do I Go?", "Black Boys", "White Boys", "Walking in Space", "Easy to Be Hard", "Three-Five-Zero-Zero", "Good Morning Starshine", "Flesh Failures (Let the Sunshine In)"), Writer ("Somebody to Hold") (as Rado), Writer (musical book)  Less 1979 $11MM $15MM / —
  • Primary photo for BranniganBrannigan Lyrics ("Let the Sunshine In")  Less 1975 $4.8MM / —
  • Primary photo for Woman Is SweeterWoman Is Sweeter Passing by  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for Involuntary BirdInvoluntary Bird Writer ("Hair") (uncredited)  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for Lions Love (... and Lies)Lions Love (... and Lies) Jerry  Less 1969
Past Television (56 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy FallonThe Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) Lyrics ("Let the Sunshine In") (1 episode, 2018)  Less 2018 1
  • Primary photo for DisjointedDisjointed (TV Series) Writer ("Good Morning Starshine") (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017 1
    • Rutherford B. Haze (Aug 25, 2017) Writer ("Good Morning Starshine") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The DefendersThe Defenders (TV Mini-series) Writer ("Sunshine") (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017 1
    • The H Word (Aug 18, 2017) Writer ("Sunshine")  Less
  • Primary photo for Shopaholic NicolShopaholic Nicol (TV Series) Lyrics ("I Got Life") (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017 1
  • Primary photo for Tvoje tvár má známý hlasTvoje tvár má známý hlas (TV Series) Lyrics ("I Got Life") (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017 1
    • Episode #3.12 (May 14, 2017) Lyrics ("I Got Life")  Less
  • Primary photo for Who's Doing the Dishes?Who's Doing the Dishes? (TV Series) Writer ("Let the Sunshine In") (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016 1
    • Crissy Rock (Sep 21, 2016) Writer ("Let the Sunshine In") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for One Hit WonderlandOne Hit Wonderland (TV Series) Writer ("Hair") (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016 1
  • Primary photo for Britain's Got More TalentBritain's Got More Talent (TV Series) Writer ("The Age of Aquarius") (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015 1
    • Episode #9.5 (May 9, 2015) Writer ("The Age of Aquarius") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Love ChildLove Child (TV Series) Writer ("Aquarius") (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014 1
    • Episode #1.2 (Feb 24, 2014) Writer ("Aquarius")  Less
  • Primary photo for Atop the Fourth WallAtop the Fourth Wall (TV Series) Soundtrack (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 1
  • Primary photo for The Watchman Video Broadcast with Pastor Michael HoggardThe Watchman Video Broadcast with Pastor Michael Hoggard (TV Series) Writer ("The Age of Aquarius") (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show with Jay LenoThe Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) Lyrics ("Hair") (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
    • Episode #20.200 (Aug 30, 2012) Lyrics ("Hair") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for No me la puc treure del capNo me la puc treure del cap (TV Series) Lyrics ("Let the Sunshine In") (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for LevensliedLevenslied (TV Series) Lyrics ("Manchester England / Let the sun shine") (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 1
    • Episode #1.1 (Jan 20, 2011) Lyrics ("Manchester England / Let the sun shine") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for BCN aixeca el telóBCN aixeca el teló (TV Special) Lyrics ("Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In")  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Warehouse 13Warehouse 13 (TV Series) Writer ("Aquarius") (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
    • For the Team (Aug 17, 2010) Writer ("Aquarius") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for GleeGlee (TV Series) Writer ("Hair / Crazy in Love") (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009 1
    • Hairography (Nov 25, 2009) Writer ("Hair / Crazy in Love") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for So You Think You Can DanceSo You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) Writer ("Aquarius") (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009 1
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show with Conan O'BrienThe Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien (TV Series) Lyrics ("Selection from 'Hair'") (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009 1
  • Primary photo for The 63rd Annual Tony AwardsThe 63rd Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Lyrics ("Let the Sun Shine In", "Hair")  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Banda sonoraBanda sonora (TV Series) Lyrics ("Manchester, England") (1 episode, 2008), Lyrics ("Aquarius") (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008 2
    • Episode #3.8 (Jun 2, 2008) Lyrics ("Manchester, England")  Less
    • Episode #2.6 (Feb 11, 2008) Lyrics ("Aquarius")  Less
  • Primary photo for Hair, Let the Sun Shine InHair, Let the Sun Shine In (TV Movie) Himself, Special Thanks  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for My Name Is EarlMy Name Is Earl (TV Series) Writer ("Good Morning Starshine") (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006 1
    • Robbed a Stoner Blind (Nov 16, 2006) Writer ("Good Morning Starshine") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The SimpsonsThe Simpsons (TV Series) Soundtrack (3 episodes, 1992), Writer ("Hair") (1 episode, 1998), Writer ("Good Morning Starshine") (1 episode, 2001), Writer ("Easy To Be Hard") (1 episode, 2005)  Less 1992–2005 6
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  • Primary photo for Slovensko hladá SuperStarSlovensko hladá SuperStar (TV Series) Writer ("Easy to Be Hard") (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005 1
  • Primary photo for Cesko hledá SuperStarCesko hledá SuperStar (TV Series) Writer ("Aquarius") (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004 1
  • Primary photo for IdolIdol (TV Series) Writer ("Aquarius", "Easy to Be Hard") (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002 1
    • Episode #1.22 (Jun 22, 2002) Writer ("Aquarius", "Easy to Be Hard")  Less
  • Primary photo for Saturday Night LiveSaturday Night Live (TV Series) Writer ("Let The Sunshine") (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002 1
    • The Rock/Andrew W.K. (Apr 13, 2002) Writer ("Let The Sunshine") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Un paso adelanteUn paso adelante (TV Series) Lyrics ("I Got Life", "Aquarius") (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002 1
    • No lo va a entender (Feb 12, 2002) Lyrics ("I Got Life", "Aquarius")  Less
  • Primary photo for Duckman: Private Dick/Family ManDuckman: Private Dick/Family Man (TV Series) Lyrics ("Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In") (1 episode, 1994), Music ("Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In") (1 episode, 1994)  Less 1994 1
    • Not So Easy Riders (Apr 30, 1994) Lyrics ("Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In") (uncredited), Music ("Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Mystery Science Theater 3000Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) Lyrics ("Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In") (1 episode, 1992), Writer ("Good Morning Starshine", "Hair") (1 episode, 1992)  Less 1992 2
    • Hercules Unchained (Aug 1, 1992) Writer ("Good Morning Starshine", "Hair") (uncredited)  Less
    • Being from Another Planet (Jul 4, 1992) Lyrics ("Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In")  Less
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) Lyrics ("Aquarius" (1967)) (1 episode, 1992), Writer ("Aquarius") (1 episode, 1977)  Less 1977–1992 2
    • Episode #30.120 (May 22, 1992) Lyrics ("Aquarius" (1967)) (uncredited)  Less
    • Episode #16.256 (Dec 28, 1977) Writer ("Aquarius")  Less
  • Primary photo for Un, dos, tres... responda otra vezUn, dos, tres... responda otra vez (TV Series) Lyrics ("Aquarius") (1 episode, 1992)  Less 1992 1
  • Primary photo for Lo Kolel SherutLo Kolel Sherut (TV Series) Lyrics ("Kama Kal Lil'og (Easy to Be Hard)") (1 episode, 1990)  Less 1990 1
    • Episode #1.7 (Sep 24, 1990) Lyrics ("Kama Kal Lil'og (Easy to Be Hard)")  Less
  • Primary photo for In Living ColorIn Living Color (TV Series) Writer ("Aquarius (Let the Sunshine in)" (jazz instrumental)) (1 episode, 1990)  Less 1990 1
    • Spike's Joint (1990) Writer ("Aquarius (Let the Sunshine in)" (jazz instrumental)) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The 40th Annual Tony AwardsThe 40th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Lyrics ("Aquarius")  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for RainbowRainbow (TV Series) Lyrics ("Hair") (1 episode, 1985)  Less 1985 1
    • Hair (Nov 22, 1985) Lyrics ("Hair") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for FameFame (TV Series) Writer ("The Flesh Failures / Let The Sunshine In") (1 episode, 1985), Lyrics ("Aquarius") (1 episode, 1985)  Less 1985 1
    • Tomorrow's Children (Jan 12, 1985) Lyrics ("Aquarius") (uncredited), Writer ("The Flesh Failures / Let The Sunshine In") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Muppet ShowThe Muppet Show (TV Series) Lyrics ("Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In") (1 episode, 1978)  Less 1978 1
    • Danny Kaye (Feb 3, 1979) Lyrics ("Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Brady Bunch Variety HourThe Brady Bunch Variety Hour (TV Series) Soundtrack (1 episode, 1977)  Less 1977 1
    • Episode #1.2 (Feb 27, 1977) Soundtrack ("Good Morning Starshine")  Less
  • Primary photo for The Graham Kennedy ShowThe Graham Kennedy Show (TV Series) Writer ("Where Do I Go") (2 episodes, 1972), Writer ("Good Morning Starshine") (1 episode, 1975), Writer ("Colleen Hewett medley: 'Spanish Harlem' / 'Good Morning Starshine' / 'Day by Day'") (1 episode, 1972)  Less 1972–1975 4
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  • Primary photo for The Ernie Sigley ShowThe Ernie Sigley Show (TV Series) Writer ("Ain't Got No, I Got Life") (1 episode, 1974)  Less 1974 1
  • Primary photo for Huset på ChristianshavnHuset på Christianshavn (TV Series) Writer ("Aquarius") (1 episode, 1972)  Less 1972 1
  • Primary photo for The Benny Hill ShowThe Benny Hill Show (TV Series) Writer ("Good Morning Starshine") (1 episode, 1971)  Less 1971 1
  • Primary photo for LizaLiza (TV Movie) Writer ("Let the Sunshine In")  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for The Best on RecordThe Best on Record (TV Special) Writer ("Aquarius/Let The Sunshine In")  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for Raquel!Raquel! (TV Movie) Writer ("Good Morning Starshine", "Aquarius / Let the Sun Shine") (uncredited)  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for The Dean Martin ShowThe Dean Martin Show (TV Series) Lyrics ("Let the Sun Shine In") (1 episode, 1970)  Less 1970 1
    • Episode #5.29 (Apr 16, 1970) Lyrics ("Let the Sun Shine In") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for This Is Tom JonesThis Is Tom Jones (TV Series) Writer ("Good Morning Starshine") (1 episode, 1969)  Less 1969 1
    • Episode #2.13 (Dec 18, 1969) Writer ("Good Morning Starshine")  Less
  • Primary photo for Tuesday's DocumentaryTuesday's Documentary (TV Series) Writer ("Good Morning Starshine") (1 episode, 1969)  Less 1969 1
  • Primary photo for Music SceneMusic Scene (TV Series) Writer ("Easy To Be Hard") (1 episode, 1969)  Less 1969 1
    • Episode #1.1 (Sep 22, 1969) Writer ("Easy To Be Hard")  Less
  • Primary photo for Toast of the TownToast of the Town (TV Series) Writer ("Frank Mills") (1 episode, 1969), Writer ("Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In") (1 episode, 1969)  Less 1969 2
    • Episode #22.31 (May 18, 1969) Writer ("Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In")  Less
    • Episode #22.15 (Jan 19, 1969) Writer ("Frank Mills")  Less
  • Primary photo for The 23rd Annual Tony AwardsThe 23rd Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Writer ("Three-Five-Zero-Zero/The Flesh Failures (Let The Sunshine In)")  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for The Dinah Shore Special: Like HepThe Dinah Shore Special: Like Hep (TV Special) Writer ("The Age of Aquarius / Let the Sunshine In")  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for The Kraft Music HallThe Kraft Music Hall (TV Series) Lyrics ("Aquarius", "Where Do I Go") (1 episode, 1969)  Less 1969 1
  • Primary photo for Shindig!Shindig! (TV Series) Writer ("Let the Sunshine In") (1 episode, 1965), Lyrics ("Let the Sun Shine In") (1 episode, 1965)  Less 1965 2
Self (5 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for The Story of MusicalsThe Story of Musicals (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for P.O.V.P.O.V. (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for The Papp ProjectThe Papp Project Himself  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for The David Frost ShowThe David Frost Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1972)  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for Shapes of Rhythm: The Music of Galt MacDermotShapes of Rhythm: The Music of Galt MacDermot Himself - Interviewee: Writer  Less
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