Bell, David 1954–

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BELL, David 1954–


Born April 17, 1954, in Middletown, OH; married (divorced); children: one son (deceased).


Manager—The Gorfaine Schwartz Agency, Inc., 4111 West Alameda Ave., Suite 509, Burbank, CA 91505.



Awards, Honors:

ASCAP Awards, top TV series, 1988, 1989, 1990, American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers, all for Murder, She Wrote; Emmy Award nomination, outstanding individual achievement in music composition for a miniseries or special, 1996, for Dead Man's Walk; ASCAP Awards, top TV series, 1999, 2000, ASCAP Award (with others), top TV series, 2001, all for Star Trek: Voyager; Daytime Emmy Award nomination (with others), outstanding original song, 2000, for Sunset Beach; ASCAP Award (with others), top TV series, 2002, for Enterprise.


Film Scores:

Final Justice, Arista Films, 1984.

Claudia (also known as Claudia's Story), 1985.

The Lounge People, 1991.

There Goes the Neighborhood (also known as Paydirt), Paramount, 1992.

Lone Justice 2, Triboro Entertainment Group, 1995.

Cops n Roberts, 1995.

Wild Bill: Hollywood Maverick (documentary; also known as Wild Bill, Hollywood Maverick: The Life and Times of William A. Wellman), Turner Pictures, 1996.

Television Scores; Series:

Simon & Simon, CBS, 1981.

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (also known as DS9, Deep Space Nine, and Star Trek: DS9), syndicated, 1993.

Ned Blessing: The Story of My Life and Times, CBS, 1993.

Star Trek: Voyager (also known as Voyager), 1995.

Enterprise (also known as Star Trek: Enterprise), 2001–2003.

Television Scores; Miniseries:

Heaven & Hell: North & South, Book III (also known as John Jakes' Heaven & Hell: North & South, Book III), ABC, 1994.

Dead Man's Walk (also known as Larry McMurty's Dead Man's Walk), ABC, 1996.

Television Scores; Movies:

Killing at Hell's Gate, CBS, 1981.

The Return of the Shaggy Dog, ABC, 1987.

Lucky Day, ABC, 1991.

Stranger at My Door (also known as Dead Run), CBS, 1991.

Memphis, TNT, 1992.

Stormy Weathers, ABC, 1992.

Sin and Redemption, CBS, 1994.

A Promise Kept: The Oksana Baiul Story, CBS, 1994.

In the Heat of the Night: Grow Old along with Me, CBS, 1995.

Convict Cowboy, Showtime, 1995.

Sins of Silence, CBS, 1996.

What Happened to Bobby Earl? (also known as Murder in a College Town), CBS, 1997.

The Sandy Bottom Orchestra, Showtime, 2000.

Television Scores; Pilots:

Coopersmith, CBS, 1992.

Wrote score for Wing and a Prayer, NBC.

Television Scores; Episodic:

"A Problem Too Personal," In the Heat of the Night, NBC, 1990.

Wrote scores for "Deadly Lady," Murder, She Wrote, CBS; "It's a Dog Life," Murder, She Wrote, CBS; "Murder in the Electric Cathedral," Murder, She Wrote, CBS; "Town Father," Murder, She Wrote, CBS; Blacke's Magic, NBC; Sunset Beach, NBC.

Television Theme Songs; Series:

"Blacke's Magic," Blacke's Magic, NBC, 1986.

Equal Justice, ABC, 1990.


Divorce: Making the Break, Siles Press, 2002.

Also wrote Getting the Best Score for Your Film: A Filmmakers' Guide to Music Scoring, Siles Press.

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