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Williams, Patrick 1939– (Pat Williams)

WILLIAMS, Patrick 1939
(Pat Williams)

PERSONAL

Full name, Patrick Moody Williams; born April 23, 1939, in Bonne Terre, MO; son of Wilson Moody and Jean (maiden name, Murphy) Williams; married Catherine Greer, April 7, 1962; children: Elizabeth, Greer, Patrick. Education: Duke University, B.A., 1961. Politics: Democrat.

Addresses: Agent The Gorfaine/Schwartz Agency, 13245 Riverside Dr., Suite 450, Sherman Oaks, CA 91423. Publicist Costa Communications, 8265 Sunset Blvd., Suite 101, Los Angeles, CA 90046.

Career: Composer, orchestrator, and music director. University of Utah, visiting professor, 197071; University of Colorado, visiting professor, 197577; Soundwings (recording company), owner, 1986. Military service: U.S. Army.

Member: Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, Broadcast Music, Inc.

Awards, Honors: Grammy Award nomination (with Burt Bacharach), best arrangement accompanying a vocalist, 1971, Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, for "Long Ago Tomorrow"; Grammy Award, best instrumental arrangement, and Grammy Award nomination, best jazzbig band arrangement, both 1974, for Threshold; Emmy Award nomination, outstanding achievement in music composition for a series, 1974, for The Streets of San Francisco; Pulitzer Prize nomination for music, 1977, for An American Concerto; Emmy Award nomination, outstanding achievement in music composition for a series, 1977, for Columbo; Emmy Award, outstanding achievement in music composition for a series, 1979, Emmy Award nominations, outstanding achievement in music composition for a series, 1978, 1980, 1981, all for Lou Grant; Academy Award nomination, best music, original song score and its adaptation, or best adapted score, 1980, for Breaking Away; Grammy Award nominations, best instrumental composition and best jazz fusion performancevocal or instrumental, both 1980, for An American Concerto; Emmy Award, outstanding achievement in music composition for a limited series or special, 1981, for The Princess and the Cabbie; Grammy Award nomination, best instrumental arrangement, 1983, for "Too Hip for the Room"; Emmy Award nomination, outstanding achievement in music composition for a series, 1983, for Mr. Smith; honorary doctorate, University of Colorado, 1983; Emmy Award nomination, outstanding achievement in music composition for a limited series or special, 1985, for Seduced; Grammy Award, best instrumental arrangement, 1986, for "Suite Memories"; Emmy Award nominations, outstanding achievement in music composition for a series, 1986 and 1987, both for The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd; Grammy Award nomination, best instrumental arrangement, 1987, for "Jive Samba"; Emmy Award nomination, outstanding achievement in music composition for a series (dramatic underscore), 1989, for Columbo: Murder, Smoke & Shadows; Emmy Award nomination, outstanding achievement in music composition for a miniseries or a special, 1990, for Decoration Day; Emmy Award, outstanding individual achievement in music composition for a miniseries or a special (dramatic underscore), 1993, for Jewels; Emmy Award nomination (with Arthur Hamilton), outstanding individual achievement in music and lyrics, 1993, for Blind Spot; Emmy Award nomination (with Arthur Hamilton), outstanding individual achievement in music and lyrics, 1994, for The Corpse Had a Familiar Face; CableACE Award, best original score, Emmy Award nomination, outstanding individual achievement in music composition for a miniseries or a special (dramatic underscore), 1994, both for Geronimo; Emmy Award nomination, outstanding individual achievement in music composition for a miniseries or a special, 1995, for Kingfish: A Story of Huey P. Long; Emmy Award nomination, outstanding music composition for a miniseries or a special (dramatic underscore), 1997, for After Jimmy; Richard Kirk Award, Broadcast Music, Inc., 1997, for career achievement; Emmy Award, outstanding music and lyrics, 2001, for Yesterday's Children; Emmy Award nomination, outstanding music composition for a miniseries, movie or a special (dramatic underscore), 2002, for We Were the Mulvaneys.

CREDITS

Film Work:

Orchestrator (original music), Shampoo, Columbia, 1975.

Song arranger, All of Me, 1984.

Music director, Just between Friends, Orion, 1986.

Producer of music score, Worth Winning, Twentieth CenturyFox, 1989.

Conductor, Julian Po (also known as The Tears of Julian Po ), 1997.

Film Appearances:

Performer of songs "Anything Goes," "Isn't It Romantic?," "Our Love Is Here to Stay," "That Old Feeling," "There Will Never Be Another You," "Where or When," "You Do Something to Me," "You Took Advantage of Me," That Old Feeling, Universal, 1997.

Television Work; Series:

Music director, The Music Scene, 1969.

Music conductor, The Mary Tyler Moore Show, 1970.

Music conductor, The Bob Newhart Show, 1972.

Television Work; Miniseries:

Music conductor, Jesus (also known as La bibbia: Jesus and Die BibelJesus ), CBS, 1999.

Television Work; Specials:

Music arranger and music conductor, Monica Mancini On the Record, PBS, 1988.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Sinatra Duets (documentary), CBS, 1994.

Stage Work:

(With Jack Andrews) Orchestrator, Golden Rainbow, Sam S. Shubert Theatre, New York City, 1968.

RECORDINGS

Albums:

Threshold (includes "Threshold"), Capitol, 1974.

The Silent Spring, 1974.

Rhapsody, 1975.

An American Concerto, Keel One Music, 1977, Columbia, 1980.

Dreams and Themes (includes "Too Hip for the Room"), PCM, 1983.

Gulliver, Soundwings, 1985.

Romances, 1986.

An Overture to a Time, 1990.

Sinatraland, Capitol, 1998.

Other Recordings:

Theme for Earth Day, 1990.

Also recorded "New Orleans Knows" (with lyrics by Will Jennings).

Studio Work; Albums:

Arranger, musical director and conductor, Frank Sinatra, Duets, Capitol, 1993.

Arranger, musical director, and conductor, Frank Sinatra, Duets II, Capitol, 1994.

Also arranged albums for Gloria Estefan, Billy Joel, and Barbra Streisand.

Studio Work; Arranger; Songs:

(With Burt Bacharach) B. J. Thomas, "Long Ago Tomorrow," Scepter, 1971.

Bill Watrous, "Suite Memories," from the album Someplace Else, Soundwings, 1986.

"Jive Samba," from the album 10th Avenue, Sound-wings, 1987.

WRITINGS

Film Scores:

(As Pat Williams) How Sweet It Is!, Buena Vista, 1968.

(As Pat Williams) Don't Drink the Water, AvcoEmbassy, 1969.

(As Pat Williams) A Nice Girl Like Me, AvcoEmbassy, 1969.

(As Pat Williams) Pigeons (also known as The Sidelong Glances of a Pigeon Kicker ) MetroGoldwynMayer, 1970.

(As Pat Williams) Macho Callahan, AvcoEmbassy, 1970.

(As Pat Williams) Evel Knievel, Fanfare, 1972.

(As Pat Williams) Ssssssss (also known as SSSSnake ), Universal, 1973.

Hex (also known as The Shrieking ), Twentieth CenturyFox, 1973.

(As Pat Williams; with Billy Byers) Moonchild, American Filmmakers, 1974.

(As Pat Williams) Harrad Summer (also known as Student Union and Love All Summer ), Cinerama, 1974.

(As Pat Williams) Framed, Paramount, 1975.

I Wonder Who's Killing Her Now? (also known as Kill My Wife Please ), Cinema Arts, 1975.

Framed, Paramount, 1975.

And song "Just Let Me Go till I'm Gone," Casey's Shadow, Columbia, 1978.

The Cheap Detective (also known as Snacka om deckare alltsaa! and Neil Simon's The Cheap Detective ), Columbia, 1978.

And title song, The One and Only, Paramount, 1978.

(As Pat Williams) The Seniors (also known as The Senior ), Cinema Shares, 1978.

(Adaptor) Breaking Away, Twentieth CenturyFox, 1979.

(As Pat Williams) Butch and Sundance: The Early Days, Twentieth CenturyFox, 1979.

Cuba, United Artists, 1979.

And song "Keep It Loose," Hot Stuff, Columbia, 1979.

Hero at Large, MetroGoldwynMayer, 1980.

How to Beat the High Cost of Living (also known as How to Beat the High Co$t of Living ), American International Pictures, 1980.

It's My Turn, Columbia, 1980.

And title song, Used Cars, Columbia, 1980.

Wholly Moses!, Columbia, 1980.

A Perfect Circle (also known as It's My Turn ), 1980.

Charlie Chan and the Curse of the Dragon Queen, American Cinema, 1981.

And title song, Some Kind of Hero, Paramount, 1982.

The Toy, Columbia, 1982.

Marvin and Tige (also known as Like Father and Son ), Major, 1983.

Two of a Kind, Twentieth CenturyFox, 1983.

And arranger of songs "Out of Nowhere" and "Jesu, Word of God Incarnate," All of Me, Universal, 1984.

Best Defense, Paramount, 1984.

And song "Here's That Sunny Day" (with Will Jennings), The Buddy System, Twentieth CenturyFox, 1984.

Swing Shift, Warner Bros., 1984.

The Slugger's Wife (also known as Neil Simon's The Slugger's Wife ), Columbia, 1985.

Just between Friends, Orion, 1986.

Violets Are Blue , Columbia, 1986.

(With others) Broadcast News, Twentieth CenturyFox, 1987.

(With David Foster) Fresh Horses, Columbia, 1988.

Worth Winning, Twentieth CenturyFox, 1989.

Cry Baby, Universal, 1990.

In the Spirit, Castle Hill, 1990.

Big Girls Don't Cry They Get Even (also known as Stepkids ), New Line Cinema, 1991.

The Cutting Edge, MetroGoldwynMayer, 1992.

Stormchasers (documentary), Omnimax, 1995.

The Grass Harp, Fine Line, 1995.

The Reef, Hearst Entertainment, 1997.

That Old Feeling, Universal, 1997.

The Tears of Julian Po (also known as Julian Po ), Fine Line, 1997.

The Reef (also known as Passion's Way ), 1999.

Kiss the Sky, MetroGoldwynMayer Home Entertainment, 1999.

Film Music:

(As Pat Williams) Song ("Hardcase"), The Deadly Trackers, 1983.

Music and lyrics (with others) and background music, The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (also known as The Best Little Cathouse in Texas ), Universal, 1982.

Television Scores; Series:

The Headmaster, CBS, 19701971.

San Francisco International (also known as San Francisco International Airport ), NBC, 19701971.

The Mary Tyler Moore Show (also known as Mary Tyler Moore ), CBS, 19701977.

Funny Face, CBS, 1971.

Cannon, CBS, 19711976.

Columbo, NBC, 19711978.

The Sandy Duncan Show, CBS, 1972.

The Streets of San Francisco, ABC, 19721977.

The Bob Newhart Show, CBS, 19721978.

And theme, The Magician, NBC, 19731974.

Friends and Lovers, CBS, 19741975.

Doc, CBS, 19751976.

Good Heavens, ABC, 1976.

Bert D'AngeloSuperstar, ABC, 1976.

Most Wanted, ABC, 19761977.

The Tony Randall Show, ABC, 19761977, CBS, 19771978.

The Andros Targets, CBS, 1977.

Lou Grant, CBS, 19771982.

A Man Called Sloane, NBC, 1979.

The Last Resort, CBS, 19791980.

Maggie, ABC, 1981.

The Two of Us, CBS, 19811982.

The Devlin Connection, NBC, 1982.

Mr. Smith, NBC, 1983.

AfterM*A*S*H (also known as AfterMASH ), CBS, 19831984.

Empire, CBS, 1984.

Suzanne Pleshette Is Maggie Briggs (also known as Maggie Briggs ), CBS, 1984.

Fathers and Sons, NBC, 1986.

Heart of the City, ABC, 19861987.

Barringtons, CBS, 1987.

The "Slap " Maxwell Story, ABC, 19871988.

The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd, NBC, 19871988, Lifetime, 19891991.

Eisenhower & Lutz, CBS, 1988.

Cutters, CBS, 1993.

Black Tie Affair (also known as Smoldering Lust ), NBC, 1993.

Extreme (also known as Extreme Rescue ), ABC, 1995.

Monk, USA Network, 2002.

Television Music; Series:

Theme music, Mr. President, Fox, 19871988.

Theme song, FM, NBC, 19891990.

Television Scores; Miniseries:

Jewels (also known as Danielle Steel's Jewels ), NBC, 1992.

Murder in the Heartland, ABC, 1993.

OP Center (also known as Tom Clancy's OP Center ), NBC, 1995.

Ruby Ridge: An American Tragedy (also known as Every Knee Shall Bow: The Siege at Ruby Ridge and The Siege at Ruby Ridge ), CBS, 1996.

Solomon (also known as Die BibelSalomon and Salomone ), PAX, 1997.

Too Rich: The Secret Life of Doris Duke, CBS, 1999.

Shake, Rattle and Roll: An American Love Story, CBS, 1999.

Jesus (also known as La Bibbia: Jesus and Die BibelJesus ), CBS, 1999.

Blonde (also known as Marilyn Monroe ), CBS, 2001.

Television Scores; Movies:

The Failing of Raymond, ABC, 1971.

Lock, Stock and Barrel, NBC, 1971.

Terror in the Sky, CBS, 1971.

Hardcase, ABC, 1972.

Short Walk to Daylight (also known as The Night the Earth Shook ), ABC, 1972.

Hitched (also known as Westward the Wagon ), NBC, 1973.

Ordeal Inferno, ABC, 1973.

Ordeal, ABC, 1973.

Mrs. Sundance, ABC, 1974.

Murder or Mercy, ABC, 1974.

Stowaway to the Moon, CBS, 1975.

Columbo: Try and Catch Me, 1977.

Columbo: Make Me a Perfect Murder, 1978.

Columbo: How to Dial a Murder, 1978.

Columbo: The Conspirators, 1978.

The Miracle of Kathy Miller, CBS, 1981.

The Princess and the Cabbie, CBS, 1981.

Young Lust, 1981.

Tomorrow's Child, ABC, 1982.

Moonlight, 1982.

The Fighter, CBS, 1983.

Seduced, CBS, 1985.

"Spot Marks the X," The Disney Sunday Movie, ABC, 1986.

Oceans of Fire, CBS, 1986.

The Rig, 1986.

Kojak: The Investigation, CBS, 1986.

Kojak: The Price of Justice, CBS, 1987.

Laguna Heat, HBO, 1987.

Double Standard, NBC, 1988.

Maybe Baby, NBC, 1988.

Columbo: The Juggler, ABC, 1989.

Columbo: Grand Deception, ABC, 1989.

Columbo: Murder, Smoke and Shadows, ABC, 1989.

Columbo: Sex and the Married Detective, ABC, 1989.

Columbo: MurderA SelfPortrait, ABC, 1989.

Night Walk, CBS, 1989.

Good Night, Sweet Wife: A Murder in Boston (also known as The Charles Stuart Story ), CBS, 1990.

Love and Lies (also known as True Betrayal ), ABC, 1990.

Columbo: Murder in Malibu, ABC, 1990.

In Broad Daylight, NBC, 1991.

Keeping Secrets, ABC, 1991.

The Whereabouts of Jenny, ABC, 1991.

Saturday's, 1991.

Back to the Streets of San Francisco, NBC, 1992.

Grave Secrets: The Legacy of Hilltop Drive (also known as Grave Secrets ), CBS, 1992.

Legacy of Lies, USA Network, 1992.

Columbo: No Time to Die, ABC, 1992.

Blind Spot, CBS, 1993.

Geronimo, TNT, 1993.

Taking the Heat, Showtime, 1993.

Zelda, TNT, 1993.

Mercy Mission: The Rescue of Flight 771, 1993.

Accidental Meeting, USA Network, 1994.

Because Mommy Works, NBC, 1994.

French Silk, ABC, 1994.

Getting Gotti (also known as The Diane Giacalone Story and Diane Giacalone: The John Gotti Story ), CBS, 1994.

Take Me Home Again (also known as The Lies Boys Tell ), NBC, 1994.

The Corpse Had a Familiar Face, CBS, 1994.

The Gift of Love (also known as Set for Life ), CBS, 1994.

Twilight Zone: Rod Serling's Lost Classics, CBS, 1994.

Betrayed: A Story of Three Women (also known as Betrayed: The Story of Three Women ), ABC, 1995.

Deadline for Murder: From the Files of Edna Buchanan (also known as Edna Buchanan: Miami Deadline ), CBS, 1995.

Her Hidden Truth (also known as When Summer Comes ), NBC, 1995.

Kingfish: A Story of Huey P. Long, TNT, 1995.

Saved by the Light, Fox, 1995.

A Brother's Promise: The Dan Jansen Story (also known as The Dan Jansen Story and Fall and Rise: The Dan Jansen Story ), CBS, 1996.

A Weekend in the Country (also known as Moon Valley, Temecula, and Weekend in the Country ), USA Network, 1996.

After Jimmy, CBS, 1996.

My Very Best Friend, CBS, 1996.

Never Give Up: The Jimmy V Story (also known as The Jim Valvano Story ), CBS, 1996.

A Walton Easter, CBS, 1997.

Childhood Sweetheart?, CBS, 1997.

Ed McBain's 87th Precinct: Heatwave (also known as 87th Precinct: Heatwave and Heatwave ), NBC, 1997.

Heart Full of Rain, CBS, 1997.

Home Invasion, NBC, 1997.

Mother Knows Best, ABC, 1997.

Sisters and Other Strangers (also known as Suspicion of Innocence ), CBS, 1997.

A Change of Heart (also known as Promises & Lies ), 1998.

A Knight in Camelot, ABC, 1998.

A Murder on Shadow Mountain, CBS, 1999.

Take My Advice: The Ann and Abby Story, Lifetime, 1999.

A Cooler Climate, Showtime, 1999.

A Song from the Heart (also known as Music from the Heart and Les yeux du coeur ), CBS, 1999.

Switching Goals, ABC, 1999.

Miracle on the 17th Green, CBS, 1999.

Three Stooges, ABC, 2000.

The Thin Blue Lie, Showtime, 2000.

Yesterday's Children, CBS, 2000.

Inside the Osmonds (also known as The Osmonds ), ABC, 2001.

Just Ask My Children, Lifetime, 2001.

We Were Mulvaneys, Lifetime, 2002.

Power and Beauty, Showtime, 2002.

Just a Walk in the Park, ABC Family, 2002.

Heart of a Stranger, Lifetime, 2002.

1st to Die (also known as F1rst to Die and James Patterson's F1rst to Die ), NBC, 2003.

Finding John Christmas, CBS, 2003.

The Perfect Husband: The Laci Peterson Story, USA Network, 2004.

Television Music; Specials:

Score, Topper Returns, 1973.

"Picnic," Broadway on Showtime, Showtime, 1986.

"American Nuclear," CBS Summer Playhouse, CBS, 1989.

Score, Time Warner Presents the Earth Day Special (also known as The Earth Day Special ), ABC, 1990.

Score, Decoration Day, NBC, 1990.

Original music, The Bob Newhart 20th 19th Anniversary Special, CBS, 1991.

Score, Great Television Moments: What We Watched, ABC, 1993.

Score, Sinatra Duets (documentary), CBS, 1994.

"Journey," Hallmark Hall of Fame, CBS, 1995.

"The West Side Waltz," CBS Playhouse 90s, CBS, 1995.

Score, More Secrets of the XFiles, Fox, 1996.

Television Scores; Pilots:

San Francisco International (also known as San Francisco International Airport ), NBC, 1970.

Incident in San Francisco, ABC, 1971.

Travis Logan, D.A., CBS, 1971.

The Streets of San Francisco, ABC, 1972.

The Magician, NBC, 1973.

Topper Returns, NBC, 1973.

Friends and Lovers, CBS, 1974.

Crossfire, NBC, 1975.

The Lives of Jenny Dolan, NBC, 1975.

Ace, ABC, 1976.

Don't Call Us, CBS, 1976.

Most Wanted, ABC, 1976.

The Chopped Liver Brothers, ABC, 1977.

The Man with the Power, NBC, 1977.

The Andros Targets, CBS, 1977.

Stonestreet: Who Killed the Centerfold Model?, NBC, 1977.

Down Home, CBS, 1978.

Escapade, CBS, 1978.

The Many Loves of Arthur, NBC, 1978.

Mother and Me, M.D., NBC, 1979.

Stephanie, CBS, 1981.

Family in Blue, CBS, 1982.

In Security, CBS, 1982.

The James Boys, NBC, 1982.

Moonlight, CBS, 1982.

A Girl's Life, NBC, 1983.

W*A*L*T*E*R, CBS, 1984.

Fathers and Sons, NBC, 1985.

The Faculty, ABC, 1986.

Barringtons, CBS, 1987.

Old Dogs, ABC, 1987.

Reno and Yolanda, CBS, 1987.

Off Duty, CBS, 1988.

The Gregory Harrison Show, CBS, 1989.

Daughters of Privilege (also known as Keys to the Kingdom ), NBC, 1991.

Television Scores; Episodic:

The Simpsons, Fox, 1990.

OTHER SOURCES

Periodicals:

Billboard, May 24, 1997, pp. 67.

Down Beat, June, 1998, p. 45.

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