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  • Category: Motion pictures
  • Unveiled: 02 Jun 2010
  • Address:
    6675 Hollywood Blvd
  • HWOF Popularity:
    Today: 238th
    Monthly Average: 328th
  • 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 - Randy Newman during the scoring session for TOY STORY 4. Photo by Deborah Coleman/Pixar. ©2019 Disney/Pixar. All Rights Reserved.
Variety, 2019-06-21 16:08:26
Composer Randy Newman is at the podium on 20th Century-Fox’s Newman Scoring Stage, named for his famous uncles Alfred, Lionel and Emil, all of whom conducted there for decades beginning in the 1930s. “Put an accent on bar 15, 16 and 17,” he tells his 102 musicians, “as overly dramatic ...

'American Idol': Wade Cota's unique spin on 'Toy Story' classic is Disney Night highlight
USA Today TV, 2019-04-22 02:08:49
Phoenix native Wade Cota gave his best "American Idol" performance yet singing Randy Newman's "You've Got a Friend in Me" from "Toy Story."         

‘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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