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  • Category: Motion pictures
  • Unveiled: 02 Jun 2010
  • Address:
    6675 Hollywood Blvd
  • HWOF Popularity:
    Today: 571st
    Monthly Average: 575th
  • Notes: Selected for 2010, 2,411th Star

Randy Newman

Next star: Buck Owens
Previous star: Gene Autry

Biography

Newman at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, 2008

Source: Wikipedia

Randall Stuart "Randy" Newman (born November 28, 1943) is an American singer-songwriter, arranger, composer, and pianist who is known for his distinctive voice, mordant (and often satirical) pop songs, and for film scores.

Fact file

  • Birth name: Randall Stuart Newman
  • Born: November 28, 1943 (age 71) Los Angeles, California, USA
  • Genres: Soft rock, roots rock, comedy rock
  • Occupation(s): Singer-songwriter, arranger, musician
  • Instruments: Vocals, piano
  • Years active: 1961–present
  • Labels: Warner Bros. Reprise Walt Disney (Disney·Pixar films) DreamWorks/Interscope/Universal Nonesuch/Elektra
  • Website: randynewman.com

Read more about Randy Newman at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

In the news

‘Toy Story 4’ teaser marks the end of the ride for Woody and Buzz Lightyear
LA Times Entertainme, 2019-02-04 04:05:00
Perhaps the most exciting moment post-halftime came when Randy Newman's well-worn "You've Got A Friend In Me" played briefly over Walt Disney Studios and Pixar title slides, signaling a "Toy Story" teaser even before we got to glimpse the characters. The trailer transitions to an introductory shot...

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Variety, 2018-08-14 16:00:32
“Someone wrote in the paper that the president was like a character out of a Randy Newman song. And there’s some truth in it,” said the artist in question, headlining the Hollywood Bowl Sunday night. Newman did have some material to offer that speaks more directly to recent geopolitical events ...

Review: Randy Newman was as low-key — and as brilliant — as ever at the Hollywood Bowl
LA Times Entertainme, 2018-08-13 21:10:00
Randy Newman shuffled onstage like he was walking into his optometrist’s office: black pants, black bowling shirt, chunky sneakers meant to provide some comfort should he have to wait anywhere for a while. In fact, he was at the Hollywood Bowl, the main attraction Sunday night in a somewhat grand...

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