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She originally came to musical fans when Bette Midler's version of Amanda's song "The Rose" hit number one all over the world in 1979. In addition to Midler, her songs have been recorded by a wide variety of artists including Amy Poehler and Jack Black, Barry Manilow, Judy Collins, Barbara Cook, LeAnn Rimes, Anne Murray, Harry Belafonte, Betty ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Rose Soundtrack
Total Drama Soundtrack
Napoleon Dynamite Soundtrack


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  Der Torwart (Documentary) (writer: "9 Crimes") (announced)
 2018 Fresh Off the Boat (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Workin' the 'Ween (2018) ... (writer: "The Rose" - uncredited)
 2017 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Aziz Ansari/Carrie Brownstein/Panic! at the Disco (2017) ... (music: "The Rose" - uncredited)
 2015 Our Brand Is Crisis (writer: "The Rose")
 2015 The Voice (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Blind Auditions, Part 8 (2015) ... (writer: "The Rose")
 2015 True Detective (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Maybe Tomorrow (2015) ... (writer: "The Rose" - uncredited)
 2015 Flowers for Algernon (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (2015) ... (writer: "The Rose")
- Episode #1.5 (2015) ... (writer: "The Rose")
- Episode #1.4 (2015) ... (writer: "The Rose")
- Episode #1.3 (2015) ... (writer: "The Rose")
- Episode #1.2 (2015) ... (writer: "The Rose")
 2014 Glee (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Back-Up Plan (2014) ... (writer: "The Rose" - uncredited)
 2008-2012 The X Factor: Celebrity (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Auditions 4 (2012) ... (writer: "The Rose" - uncredited)
- Auditions 1 (2008) ... (writer: "The Rose" - uncredited)
 2010 Total Drama (TV Series) (lyrics - 19 episodes)
- Planes, Trains and Hot Air Mobiles (2010) ... (lyrics: "I'm Gonna Make It")
- Rapa Phooey (2010) ... (lyrics: "Condor")
- African Lying Safari (2010) ... (lyrics: "Wake Up")
- Chinese Fake-Out (2010) ... (lyrics: "A Chinese Lesson")
- Aftermath: Bridgette Over Troubled Water (2010) ... (lyrics: "I'm Sorry")
 2009 Hi havia una vegada el disc de La Marató (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "La rosa")
 2009 Strictly Come Dancing (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Quarter Final Results (2009) ... (writer: "The Rose")
 2009 Danville 2nd Ward Young Men (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Emergency Preparedness Fair 2009 (2009) ... (writer: "The Rose")
 2008 Family Guy (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Baby Not on Board (2008) ... (writer: "The Rose" - uncredited)
 2008 It Takes Two (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Series 3 Quarter Final (2008) ... (writer: "The Rose")
 2007 The Land Before Time XIII: The Wisdom of Friends (Video) (writer: "Say So", "Yellow Belly Bounce", "How Do You Know?")
 2006 The Land Before Time XII: The Great Day of the Flyers (Video) (writer: "Flip, Flap & Fly", "One of a Kind", "Things Change")
 2006 Diva (Video) (writer: "The Rose")
 2005 The Land Before Time XI: Invasion of the Tinysauruses (Video) (performer: "Girls and Dads", "Creepy Crawlies/Stupid Stompers Reprise") / (writer: "Creepy Crawlies", "Girls and Dads", "If Only", "Creepy Crawlies/Stupid Stompers Reprise")
 2004 Balto III: Wings of Change (Video) (writer: "Everything Flies", "Come On Up and Fly", "You Don't Have to Be a Hero")
 2004 Idool 2004 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Kleine Liveshow 1 (2004) ... (writer: "The Rose")
 2004 Biography (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Bette Midler (2004) ... (writer: "The Rose")
 2004 Napoleon Dynamite (writer: "The Rose")
 2003 The Land Before Time X: The Great Longneck Migration (Video) (writer: "Adventuring", "Me and My Dad", "Bestest Friend")
 2003 Idool 2003 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Liveshow 3 - Nederlandstalig (2003) ... (writer: "De roos")
 2002 The Land Before Time IX: Journey to Big Water (Video) (writer: "Imaginary Friends", "No One Has to Be Alone", "Chanson D'Ennui", "Big Water")
 2002 Balto: Wolf Quest (Video) (performer: "Who You Really Are", "The Grand Design") / (writer: "Taking You Home", "Muru's Chant", "Who You Really Are", "The Grand Design")
 2001 The Land Before Time VIII: The Big Freeze (Video) (writer: "The Mad Song", "Family", "The Lesson")
 2000 Twentieth Century Fox: The Blockbuster Years (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "The Rose")
 2000 The Land Before Time VII: The Stone of Cold Fire (Video) (writer: "Beyond the Mysterious Beyond", "Good Inside", "Very Important Creature")
 2000 Bette (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Two Days at a Time (2000) ... (writer: "The Rose")
 1999 An American Tail: The Mystery of the Night Monster (Video) (writer: "Get the Facts", "Creature de la Nuit", "Who Will")
 1999 Alvin and the Chipmunks Meet Frankenstein (Video) (writer: "Things Out There", "If a Monster Came In", "If You Wanna Have Friends", "Sammy Squirrel's Theme Song")
 1998 The Land Before Time VI: The Secret of Saurus Rock (Video) (writer: "Bad Luck", "The Legend of the Lone Dinosaur", "On Your Own")
 1998 Hercules and Xena - The Animated Movie: The Battle for Mount Olympus (Video) (performer: "Titan's Song") / (writer: "Across the Sea of Time", "Titan's Song", "Xena's Song")
 1997 Bette Midler in Concert: Diva Las Vegas (TV Special documentary) (writer: "The Rose")
 1997 The Land Before Time V: The Mysterious Island (Video) (writer: "Friends for Dinner", "Always There", "Big Water")
 1995 The Oprah Winfrey Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 8 December 1995 (1995) ... (writer: "The Rose")
 1995 The Land Before Time III: The Time of the Great Giving (Video) (writer: "When You're Big", "Standing Tough", "Kids Like Us")
 1994 Ladybird Ladybird (writer: "The Rose")
 1991 Only Yesterday (music: "Ai wa Hana, Kimi wa sono Tane") / (writer: "Ai wa Hana, Kimi wa sono Tane")
 1990 Viva el espectáculo (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.2 (1990) ... (writer: "The Rose")
 1983 Bette Midler: No Frills (TV Short) (writer: "The Rose")
 1981 M*A*S*H (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- That's Show Biz (1981) ... (performer: "Shrimp Boats", "Lady of Spain", "Piano Sonata No. 8 in C minor, op. 13 (Pathetique), 1st movement", "Beer Barrel Polka (Roll Out the Barrel)")
 1980 Divine Madness (Documentary) (writer: "The Rose")
 1979 The Rose (lyrics: "The Rose") / (music: "The Rose")
 1973 The Magician (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Vanishing Lady (1973) ... (performer: "If You Only Have Love", "Happy Song")
Show Show Actress (31 credits)
Show Show Music department (4 credits)
Show Show Self (3 credits)

Personal Details

Other Works:

CD - Growing Up in Hollywood Town See more »

Official Sites:

The Amanda McBroom Homepage

Alternate Names:

Bob Ridgely

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Is a noted singer and songwriter, with several albums to her credit. Her best known work as composer, is for The Rose (1979), the title song sung by Bette Midler in the 1979 film of the same name. She is currently (spring, 1999) performing in various cabaret-style engagements in several major cities, such as the Los Angeles and San Francisco areas. She has performed at Carnegie Hall (11/96). See more »

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