Arnold, David 1962–

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ARNOLD, David 1962–

PERSONAL

Born 1962, in Luton, England; married Ellie Pole; children: two. Education: Attended National Film and Television School.


Addresses: Manager—First Artists Management, 16000 Ventura Blvd., Suite 605, Encino, CA 91436.


Career: Composer.


Awards, Honors: BMI Film Music Award, 1995, for Stargate; Universe Reader's Choice Award, best score for a genre motion picture, 1996, Grammy Award, best instrumental composition written for a motion picture or for television, National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, BMI Film Music Award, 1997, all for Independence Day; BMI Film Music Award, 1998, for Tomorrow Never Dies; BMI Film Music Award, 1999, for Godzilla; BMI Film Music Award, 2000, for The World Is Not Enough; BMI Film Music Award, 2003, for Die Another Day; BMI Film Music Award, 2004, for 2 Fast 2 Furious; Royal Television Society Award, 2004, South Bank Award (with David Williams and Matt Lucas), best comedy, 2005, both for Little Britain; Fellowship of the British Academy of Songwriters and Composers, 2005.


CREDITS

Film Work:

(Uncredited) Musician, Brassed Off (also known as Brassed Off!), Miramax, 1996.

Song remixer and United Kingdom music consultant, Playing God (also known as Playing Hero), Buena Vista, 1997.

Song performer, Tomorrow Never Dies, Metro–Goldwyn–Mayer, 1997.

Song producer, Godzilla, Sony Pictures Entertainment, 1998.

Score producer, The Musketeer, Universal, 2001.

(Uncredited) Music programmer and musician, Changing Lanes, Paramount, 2002.


Film Appearances:

Himself, The Music of James Bond (documentary), 2000.

Himself, Inside "Die Another Day" (documentary), Metro–Goldwyn–Mayer Home Entertainment, 2003.


Television Appearances; Specials:

Himself, Nobody Does it Better: The Music of James Bond (documentary short), 1998.

Himself, Premiere Bond: Die Another Day (documentary), ITV, 2002.

Himself, Best Ever Bond (documentary), ITV1, 2002.

Himself, James Bond: A BAFTA Tribute (documentary), BBC, 2002.


Television Appearances; Episodic:

Himself, Dale's All Stars, BBC1, 2000.

Victorian gentleman with fox, "The League of Gentleman Christmas Special," The League of Gentleman, BBC and Comedy Central, 2000.

Himself, Ant and Dee's Saturday Night Takeover, ITV, 2004.

RECORDINGS

Albums:

Shaken & Stirred: The David Arnold James Bond Project, 1997.


WRITINGS

Film Scores:

The Young Americans, LIVE Home Video, 1993.

Stargate (also known as Stargate, la porte des etoiles), Metro–Goldwyn–Mayer, 1994.

Last of the Dogmen, Savoy Pictures, 1995.

(Unused score) Cutthroat Island, 1995.

Independence Day (also known as ID4), Twentieth Century–Fox, 1996.

A Life Less Ordinary, Twentieth Century–Fox, 1997.

Tomorrow Never Dies, Metro–Goldwyn–Mayer, 1997.

Godzilla, Sony Pictures Entertainment, 1998.

The World Is Not Enough (also known as Pressure Point and T.W.I.N.E.), Metro–Goldwyn–Mayer, 1999.

Shaft (also known as Shaft—Noch Fragen?), Paramount, 2000.

Baby Boy, Columbia, 2001.

The Musketeer, Universal, 2001.

Zoolander, Paramount, 2001.

Changing Lanes, Paramount, 2002.

Enough, Columbia, 2002.

Die Another Day (also known as D.A.D.), Metro–Goldwyn–Mayer, 2002.

2 Fast 2 Furious, Universal, 2003.

Man on Fire, Twentieth Century–Fox, 2004.

The Stepford Wives, Paramount, 2004.

James Bond 21, United Artists, 2006.


Film Songs:

Tomorrow Never Dies, Metro–Goldwyn–Mayer, 1997.


Film Theme Songs:

Wing Commander (also known as Wing Commander: Space Will Never Be the Same), Twentieth Century–Fox, 1999.


Television Theme Songs; Series:

Stargate SG–1, 1997.

The Visitor, Fox, 1997.

Randall & Hopkirk (Deceased), BBC1, 2000.

UC: Undercover, NBC, 2001.


Television Additional Music; Series:

Stargate SG–1, 1997.


Television Scores; Series:

UC: Undercover, NBC, 2001.

Little Britain, BBC, 2003—.

Television Scores; Specials:

One–on–One with David Frost: Lauren Bacall (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 2000.

Rudolf Hess: The Man Who Died Twice (documentary), History Channel, 2001.

One on One with David Frost: Michael Douglas (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 2001.

(Uncredited) Premiere Bond: Die Another Day (documentary), ITV, 2002.

Making "Little Britain" Too (documentary), BBC, 2004.

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