Richard Roe Bellis (born April 3, 1946) in Pasadena, California), is an Emmy Award winning composer for the mini-series Stephen King's It. Bellis is a former President of the Society of Composers & Lyricists, former governor of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (Emmy Awards) a USC lecturer and the composer of music for numerous TV movies.
He also composed the score the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episode "The House of Quark".
Bellis attended John Muir High School, from which he graduated in 1964. He became a musical director for traveling acts like Connie Stevens and Sally Struthers. For many years, he has directed the ASCAP Film Scoring Workshop.
In 1960, he played a teen-aged Cheyenne Bodie in a flashback sequence on the season premiere episode "The Longest Rope", of the ABC/Warner Brothers western series, Cheyenne, with Clint Walker.
- ^ It (1990) (TV)
- ^ Official Site
- ^ IMDB
- ^ "The Longest Rope". Internet Movie Data Base. September 26, 1960. Retrieved October 12, 2014.