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Dimitri Tiomkin (1894–1979)

Dimitri Tiomkin was a Russian Jewish composer who emigrated to America and became one of the most distinguished and best-loved music writers of Hollywood. He won a hallowed place in the pantheon of the most successful and productive composers in American film history, earning himself four Oscars and sixteen Academy Awards nominations. He was born ... See full bio »


(age 85) in London, England, UK

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Won 4 Oscars. Another 16 wins & 23 nominations. See more awards »

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A Little Racketeer (1932). Musical comedy. Music by Haskell Brown. Book by Harry Clarke. From the German of F. Kalbfuss and R. Wilde. Lyrics by Edward Eliscu. Additional music by Dimitri Tiomkin. Musical Director: Maury Rubens. Featuring songs by Lee Wainer and Berenece Kazounoff. Featuring songs with lyrics by Earle Crooker, ... See more »

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5' 11" (1.8 m)

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[on Max Linder] Linder was one of the truly great comedians of our time; his pantomime and appeal were eloquent. He had an inspired comedy sense, and he also had an analytical, ingenious mind.


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