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Born in the Bronx, 1940. Graduated High School of Music & Art in New York, then studied composition with Nadia Boulanger in Paris. Before moving to Hollywood, wrote and played Latin music for Salsa legends including Tito Puente, Ray Baretto and Joe Quijano. In addition to composing over 100 movie scores (including Barbarella and 9-5) and TV themes (... See full bio »

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Love, American Style Music Department
(1969-1974)
9 to 5 Composer
(1980)
Barbarella Music Department
(1968)

Filmography

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 2010 100 Voices: A Journey Home (Documentary) (musician)
 1998-1999 Love Boat: The Next Wave (TV Series) (composer - 25 episodes)
- Cuba (1999) ... (composer: "Love boat" theme)
- Prom Queen (1999) ... (composer: "Love boat" theme)
- About Face (1999) ... (composer: "Love boat" theme)
- Trances of a Lifetime (1999) ... (composer: "Love boat" theme)
- Such Sweet Dreams (1999) ... (composer: "Love boat" theme)
 1999 Love American Style (TV Movie) (composer: theme music)
 1986-1991 Valerie (TV Series) (composer - 110 episodes)
- Isn't It Romantic? (1991) ... (composer: theme music)
- Ho, Ho, Hogans (1991) ... (composer: theme music)
- A Family Affair (1991) ... (composer: theme music)
- A Sneaking Suspicion (1991) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Best of Friends, Worst of Times (1990) ... (composer: theme music)
 1989 The Gods Must Be Crazy II (conductor - uncredited)
 1987 Love at Stake (conductor)
 1977-1987 The Love Boat (TV Series) (composer - 251 episodes)
- Who Killed Maxwell Thorn? (1987) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Christmas Cruise: Part 2 (1986) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Christmas Cruise: Part 1 (1986) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Shipshape Cruise (1986) ... (composer: theme music)
  George Burns Comedy Week (TV Series) (composer - 2 episodes, 1985) (theme - 1 episode, 1985)
- Christmas Carol II: The Sequel (1985) ... (theme: conductor)
- The Assignment (1985) ... (composer: theme music)
- Disaster at Buzz Creek (1985) ... (composer: theme music)
 1974-1984 Happy Days (TV Series) (composer - 223 episodes)
- Fonzie's Spots (1984) ... (composer: theme music)
- Good News, Bad News (1984) ... (composer: theme music)
- School Dazed (1984) ... (composer: theme music)
- Low Notes (1984) ... (composer: theme music)
- So How Was Your Weekend? (1984) ... (composer: theme music)
 1984 Used Cars (TV Movie) (composer: theme music)
  Laverne & Shirley (TV Series) (composer - 176 episodes, 1976 - 1983) (conductor - 11 episodes, 1976) (music conductor - 2 episodes, 1976) (orchestrator - 1 episode, 1976)
- Here Today, Hair Tomorrow (1983) ... (composer: theme music)
- Councilman DeFazio (1983) ... (composer: theme music)
- Do the Carmine (1983) ... (composer: theme music)
- How's Your Sister? (1983) ... (composer: theme music)
- Please Don't Feed the Buzzards (1983) ... (composer: theme music)
 1979-1980 Angie (TV Series) (composer - 36 episodes)
- Angie and the Doctor (1980) ... (composer: theme music)
- Angie and Joyce Go to Jail (1980) ... (composer: theme music)
- Friends in Need (1980) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Kid Down the Block (1980) ... (composer: theme music)
- The President's Coming, the President's Coming (1980) ... (composer: theme music)
 1980 Little Darlings (conductor)
 1975-1979 Wonder Woman (TV Series) (composer - 60 episodes)
- Phantom of the Roller Coaster, Part 2 (1979) ... (composer: theme music)
- Phantom of the Roller Coaster, Part 1 (1979) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Man Who Could Not Die (1979) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Boy Who Knew Her Secret: Part 2 (1979) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Boy Who Knew Her Secret: Part 1 (1979) ... (composer: theme music)
 1979 Out of the Blue (TV Series) (composer - 1 episode)
- Random's Arrival (1979) ... (composer: theme music)
 1978 Rainbow (TV Movie) (musical director)
 1978 Foul Play (conductor)
 1978 Grease (musical director - uncredited)
 1975 Bug (composer: electronic music)
 1972 Fol-de-Rol (TV Movie) (music director)
 1971-1972 Lidsville (TV Series) (musical director - 17 episodes)
- Mommy Hoodoo (1972) ... (musical director)
- The Great Brain Robbery (1971) ... (musical director)
- The Old Hat Home (1971) ... (musical director)
- Hoodoo, Who? (1971) ... (musical director)
- Oh, Brother (1971) ... (musical director)
 1970 Pufnstuf (conductor)
 1968-1969 The Joan Rivers Show (TV Series) (composer - 16 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (1969) ... (composer: theme music)
- Successful Films (1969) ... (composer: theme music)
- Episode #1.17 (1968) ... (composer: theme music)
- Episode #1.14 (1968) ... (composer: theme music)
- Episode #1.13 (1968) ... (composer: theme music)
 1968 Barbarella (conductor) / (lyrics)
 1968 The Green Slime (composer: stock music, U.S. cut - uncredited)
 1966-1967 The Beagles (TV Series) (musical director - 26 episodes)
- The Cat Napper (1967) ... (musical director)
- The Island Hideout (1967) ... (musical director)
- Island in the Sky (1967) ... (musical director)
- Motorcycle Mountie (1967) ... (musical director)
- Klondike Goes to Town (1967) ... (musical director)
 1967 The Incident (conductor) / (music scored by)
 1967 Snap Judgment (TV Series) (composer - 13 episodes)
- Episode dated 28 August 1967 (1967) ... (composer: theme music)
- Episode dated 7 August 1967 (1967) ... (composer: theme music)
- Episode dated 24 July 1967 (1967) ... (composer: theme music)
- Episode dated 3 July 1967 (1967) ... (composer: theme music)
- Episode dated 19 June 1967 (1967) ... (composer: theme music)
 1965 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) (music arranger - 65 episodes)
- Episode dated 31 December 1965 (1965) ... (music arranger)
- Episode dated 20 December 1965 (1965) ... (music arranger)
- Episode dated 15 December 1965 (1965) ... (music arranger)
- Episode dated 13 December 1965 (1965) ... (music arranger)
- Episode dated 9 December 1965 (1965) ... (music arranger)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

(Fall 2010) Release of his memoirs, "Killing Me Softly: My Life in Music".

Publicity Listings:

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Official Sites:

Charles Fox Memoir | Facebook | See more »
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Trivia:

Member of the Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (Music Branch) [2007-]. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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