Harry Gregson-Williams

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Harry Gregson-Williams
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Background information
Born (1961-12-13) 13 December 1961 (age 52)
Origin Sussex, England, UK
Genres Film scores, video game music
Occupations Composer, conductor, music producer
Instruments Piano, violin, percussion
Years active 1993–present
Labels Wavecrest Music
Website https://www.facebook.com/pages/Harry-Gregson-Williams/13725844020?ref=hl

Harry Gregson-Williams (born 13 December 1961) is a British composer, orchestrator, conductor, and music producer. He has regularly written for films, as has his brother Rupert.

Education[edit]

Gregson-Williams won a musical scholarship to St John's College at the University of Cambridge at the age of seven, where he was a child chorister, and later attended Stowe School, a boarding independent school in the civil parish of Stowe in Buckinghamshire, where he was a music scholar, followed by the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London.[1]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

1990s[edit]

Year Title Director(s) Studio(s) Notes
1994 White Angel Chris Jones Living Spirit Pictures N/A
Broken Heart Matt McConaghy ITV Yorkshire short film
1995 Hotel Paradise Nicolas Roeg Westdeutscher Rundfunk short film
Three Miles Up Lesley Manning TV movie
Full Body Massage Nicolas Roeg Paramount Television
Showtime Networks
TV movie
1996 The Whole Wide World Dan Ireland Sony Pictures Classics with Hans Zimmer
Witness Against Hitler Betsan Morris Evans BBC TV movie
1997 Smilla's Sense of Snow Bille August Fox Searchlight Pictures with Hans Zimmer
Deceiver Jonas Pate
Josh Pate
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer N/A
The Borrowers Peter Hewitt PolyGram Filmed Entertainment N/A
1998 The Replacement Killers Antoine Fuqua Columbia Pictures N/A
Antz Eric Darnell
Tim Johnson
DreamWorks Pictures
DreamWorks Animation
with John Powell
Enemy of the State Tony Scott Touchstone Pictures with Trevor Rabin
1999 Swing Vote David Anspaugh Columbia TriStar Television
ABC
TV movie
The Match Mick Davis Gramercy Pictures N/A
Light It Up Craig Bolotin 20th Century Fox N/A
Whatever Happened to Harold Smith? Peter Hewitt Intermedia Films N/A

2000s[edit]

Year Title Director(s) Studio(s) Notes
2000 The Tigger Movie Jun Falkenstein Walt Disney Pictures
DisneyToon Studios
N/A
The Magic of Marciano Tony Barbieri Outrider Pictures N/A
Chicken Run Peter Lord
Nick Park
DreamWorks Pictures
DreamWorks Animation
with John Powell
King of the Jungle Seth Zvi Rosenfeld Urbanworld Films N/A
2001 Shrek Andrew Adamson
Vicky Jenson
DreamWorks Pictures
DreamWorks Animation
with John Powell
The Hire Alejandro González Iñárritu BMW Films segment: "Powder Keg"
Spy Game Tony Scott Universal Pictures N/A
2002 Passionada Dan Ireland Samuel Goldwyn Films N/A
Phone Booth Joel Schumacher 20th Century Fox N/A
The Hire Tony Scott BMW Films segment: "Beat the Devil"
2003 Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas Tim Johnson
Patrick Gilmore
DreamWorks Pictures
DreamWorks Animation
N/A
Veronica Guerin Joel Schumacher Touchstone Pictures N/A
The Rundown Peter Berg Universal Pictures N/A
2004 Man on Fire Tony Scott 20th Century Fox with Lisa Gerrard
Shrek 2 Andrew Adamson
Kelly Asbury
Conrad Vernon
DreamWorks Pictures
DreamWorks Animation
N/A
Return to Sender Bille August DEJ Productions N/A
Team America: World Police Trey Parker Paramount Pictures N/A
Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason Beeban Kidron Universal Pictures N/A
2005 Kingdom of Heaven Ridley Scott 20th Century Fox N/A
Domino Tony Scott New Line Cinema N/A
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Andrew Adamson Walt Disney Pictures N/A
2006 The Uninvited Louise Runge Logo TV short film
Seraphim Falls David Von Ancken Destination Films
Samuel Goldwyn Films
N/A
Flushed Away Sam Fell
David Bowers
Paramount Pictures
DreamWorks Animation
N/A
Déjà Vu Tony Scott Touchstone Pictures N/A
2007 The Number 23 Joel Schumacher New Line Cinema
Shrek the Third Chris Miller
Raman Hui
Paramount Pictures
DreamWorks Animation
N/A
Gone Baby Gone Ben Affleck Miramax Films N/A
2008 Em Tony Barbieri SnagFilms
Vanguard Cinema
N/A
The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian Andrew Adamson Walt Disney Pictures N/A
Jolene Dan Ireland E1 Entertainment N/A
2009 X-Men Origins: Wolverine Gavin Hood 20th Century Fox N/A
The Taking of Pelham 123 Tony Scott Columbia Pictures
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
N/A

2010s[edit]

Year Title Director(s) Studio(s) Notes
2010 Twelve Joel Schumacher Hannover House N/A
Shrek Forever After Mike Mitchell Paramount Pictures
DreamWorks Animation
N/A
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time Mike Newell Walt Disney Pictures N/A
The Town Ben Affleck Warner Bros. Pictures with David Buckley
Unstoppable Tony Scott 20th Century Fox N/A
2011 Life in a Day Kevin Macdonald National Geographic Films N/A
Cowboys & Aliens Jon Favreau Universal Pictures N/A
Arthur Christmas Sarah Smith Columbia Pictures
Sony Pictures Animation
N/A
2012 Prometheus Ridley Scott 20th Century Fox Two tracks ("Life" and "We Were Right")
Main score by Marc Streitenfeld
I Am Bad David Rackoff OneZero Productions N/A
Total Recall Len Wiseman Columbia Pictures N/A
2013 The East Zal Batmanglij Fox Searchlight Pictures Themes
Main score by Halli Cauthery
Mister Pip Andrew Adamson Olympus Pictures N/A
2014 The Equalizer Antoine Fuqua Columbia Pictures N/A

Television[edit]

Year Title Notes
1992 Champion Children
1999 The Hunger Episode: "Sanctuary"
2002 AFP: American Fighter Pilot
2007-2008 The Riches
2007 Shrek the Halls TV special

Video games[edit]

Year Title Notes
2001 Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty with Norihiko Hibino
2004 Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater with Norihiko Hibino
2006 Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops Main themes and samples only (uncredited)
2007 Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare with Stephen Barton, composer (Main Themes) and producer
2007 Plasma Pong
2008 Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots with Nobuko Toda
2010 Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker Main themes and samples only (uncredited)
2014 Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes with Ludvig Forssell and Akihiro Honda
2014 Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain with Ludvig Forssell and Akihiro Honda

Rides[edit]

Year Title Notes
2001 Shrek 4-D At various theme parks around the world.
Based on the Shrek film franchise.

Awards and nominations[edit]

Awards[edit]

Nominations[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stowe School - Harry Gregson-Williams Publisher: Stowe School. Retrieved: 24 August 2013.

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