Craig Huxley

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Craig Huxley
Craig Huxley Summer 2012.jpg
Huxley in December 2012 (aged 58)
Background information
Birth name Craig Hundley
Also known as Chris Hundley
Born (1954-11-22) November 22, 1954 (age 63)
Hollywood, California, U.S.
Genres Film score
Occupation(s) music producer, film composer, child actor
Instruments conductor, piano, modular synthesizer, Microtonal Clavichord[citation needed]
Labels The Enterprise Group, Slingshot Entertainment
Website www.slingshotent.com

Craig Huxley (born Craig Hundley; November 22, 1954) is an American Emmy Award-winning television and documentary producer, and Grammy Award-nominated musician and soundtrack producer. He began his career as a child actor in the 1960s.

Early life and child acting career[edit]

Born in Hollywood as Craig Hundley, he was sometimes known as Chris Hundley, began his career as a child actor. His roles included guest appearances on Star Trek, Bewitched, and The Beverly Hillbillies.

Music career[edit]

Aged 14, he led an eponymous jazz band, The Craig Hundley Trio, while also becoming known as a concert pianist. He won a prime time competition show, Showcase 68, tying with Sly and the Family Stone. He then headlined Madison Square Garden with Deep Purple, performing jazz and Beethoven to a psychedelic light show. He played piano on Frank Sinatra's hit song "New York, New York" and on the soundtracks of such films as The Color Purple, ET and Dead Poets Society. Later, he worked with Stevie Wonder and Earth, Wind & Fire.

In 1984, he founded The Enterprise Interactive. He continued to produce and create within his own studio, for ten years composing music for 17 episodes of Knots Landing, with Jerry Immel.

Producer credits[edit]

  • 2010 : Heroes of Jules Verne Festival (documentary producer)
  • 2008 : Red and White: Gone with the West (video documentary producer)
  • 2007 : Amazon Trek: In Search of Vanishing Secrets (video documentary producer)
  • 2006 : Explorers: From the Titanic to the Moon (documentary producer)
  • 2003 : Whales of Atlantis: In Search of Moby Dick (documentary producer)
  • 2002 : Jane Goodall's Wild Chimpanzees (documentary producer - DVD)
  • 2002 : Kilimanjaro: To the Roof of Africa (documentary; producer - DVD)
  • 2001 : The Legend of Loch Lomond (short film producer - IMAX home video)
  • 2001 : Sedona (video short producer - IMAX home video)
  • 2001 : Lost Worlds: Life in the Balance (documentary short producer - IMAX home video)
  • 2000 : Solarmax (short documentary producer - IMAX home video)

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