Richard Adler

Soundtrack, Music Department, Composer

Soundtrack, Music Department, Composer


Richard Adler was born on August 3, 1921 in New York City, New York, USA. He was married to Susan A. Ivory, Ritchey Banker, Sally Ann Howes, Marion Hart Rogier and Mary St. George. He died on June 21, 2012 in Southampton, New York.
Birth date
1921-08-03
Death date
2012-06-21

Known For


Goodfellas
Goodfellas
Soundtrack (1990)
Snatch
Snatch
Soundtrack (2000)
The Family
The Family
Soundtrack (2013)
Priceless
Priceless
Soundtrack (2006)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
SoundtrackTyson Fury: The Gypsy King
(TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode) - Episode #1.3 (2020) ... (writer: "Rags to Riches" - uncredited)
2020
SoundtrackClaws
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - Muscle & Flow (2019) ... (writer: "Whatever Lola Wants" - uncredited)
2019
SoundtrackBuffaloed
(writer: "Heart")
2019
SoundtrackFosse/Verdon
(TV Mini-Series) (music - 1 episode) - Who's Got the Pain? (2019) ... (music: "Whatever Lola Wants", "Who's Got the Pain?", "Heart" - uncredited)
2019
SoundtrackThe Simpsons
(TV Series) (music - 1 episode, 2018) (writer - 1 episode, 1991) - Frink Gets Testy (2018) ... (music: "Heart" - uncredited) - Oh Brother, Where Art Thou? (1991) ... (writer: "Whatever Lola Wants" - uncredited)
SoundtrackLandstrykeren
(Short) (writer: "Rags To Riches")
2017
SoundtrackThe Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - Mrs. X at the Gaslight (2017) ... (writer: "Hey There" - uncredited)
2017
SoundtrackThe House
(writer: "Rags to Riches")
2017/I
SoundtrackStrictly Come Dancing
(TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes) - Week Five Results (2016) ... (writer: "Whatever Lola Wants" - uncredited) - Week Five (2016) ... (writer: "Whatever Lola Wants" - uncredited)
2016
SoundtrackForever
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - Diamonds Are Forever (2015) ... (writer: "Rags to Riches" - uncredited)
2015
SoundtrackSo You Think You Can Dance
(TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes, 2006 - 2014) (music - 1 episode, 2010) - Top 4 Perform (2014) ... (writer: "Hernando's Hideaway") - Top 4 Perform (2011) ... (writer: "Whatever Lola Wants") - Finale: Winner Announced (2010) ... (music: "Shoeless Joe") - Top Six Perform (2010) ... (writer: "Who's Got the Pain?") - Top 8 (2007) ... (writer: "Whatever Lola Wants") Show all 6 episodes
SoundtrackThe Family
(writer: "Rags to Riches")
2013/I
SoundtrackMulatschag
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - Episode #1.253 (2013) ... (writer: "Whatever Lola Wants" - uncredited)
2013
SoundtrackCall the Midwife
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - Episode #2.4 (2013) ... (writer: "Everybody Loves a Lover" - uncredited)
2013
SoundtrackBBC Proms
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - Prom 59: John Wilson on Broadway (2012) ... (writer: "Seven and a Half Cents")
2012
Soundtrack7 Days in Havana
(writer: "Whatever Lola Wants")
2012
SoundtrackDancing with the Stars
(TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes) - Round Nine (2011) ... (writer: "Whatever Lola Wants") - Round Five (2009) ... (writer: "Whatever Lola Wants") - Semi Finals (2006) ... (writer: "Whatever Lola Wants") - Round 3 (2006) ... (writer: "Hernando's Hideaway") - Round 3 (2006) ... (writer: "Hernando's Hideaway") Show all 6 episodes
2005-2011
SoundtrackMusical Chairs
("Dance With Me")
2011
SoundtrackDancing with the Stars
(TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2010) (writer - 1 episode, 2009) - 2010 Grand Finale (2010) ... (lyrics: "Everybody Loves A Lover" - uncredited) - Episode #9.2 (2009) ... (writer: "Whatever Lola Wants" - uncredited)
SoundtrackMafia II
(Video Game) (writer: "RAGS TO RICHES" - uncredited)
2010
SoundtrackDancing on Ice
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - Episode #5.10 (2010) ... (writer: "Dance with Me")
2010
SoundtrackNip/Tuck
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - Lola Wlodkowski (2009) ... (writer: "Whatever Lola Wants" - uncredited)
2009
SoundtrackDzi Croquettes
(Documentary) (writer: "Fernando's Hideway")
2009
SoundtrackWho Wants to Be a Millionaire
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - Episode #7.153 (2009) ... (writer: "Rags to Riches" - uncredited)
2009
SoundtrackGossip Girl
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - Seder Anything (2009) ... (writer: "Whatever Lola Wants" - uncredited)
2009
SoundtrackMal was anderes?
(lyrics: "Hernando's Hideaway")
2009
SoundtrackHollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical Treasure
(TV Movie documentary) (music: "Whatever Lola Wants" - uncredited)
2008
SoundtrackAmerican Masters
(TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode) - Tony Bennett: The Music Never Ends (2007) ... (writer: "Rags to Riches")
2007
SoundtrackTony Bennett: An American Classic
(TV Special) (writer: "Rags to Riches")
2006
SoundtrackPriceless
("Whatever Lola Wants")
2006
SoundtrackTony Bennett: Duets - The Making of an American Classic
(Video) (writer: "Rags to Riches")
2006
SoundtrackThe 60th Annual Tony Awards
(TV Special) (writer: "There Once Was a Man", "Hernando's Hideaway")
2006
SoundtrackKinky Boots
(writer: "Whatever Lola Wants" (1955))
2005
SoundtrackGuess Who
(writer: "Whatever Lola Wants (Gotan Project Remix)")
2005
SoundtrackCold Case
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - Red Glare (2004) ... (writer: "Rags to Riches")
2004
SoundtrackThe Backyardigans
(TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2004) (writer - 1 episode, 2004) - The Key to the Nile (2004) ... (performer: "Three Presents for the Sphinx" - uncredited) / (writer: "Three Presents for the Sphinx" - uncredited)
SoundtrackHare and Loathing in Las Vegas
(Short) (writer: "Rags to Riches" - uncredited)
2004
SoundtrackA Touch of Frost
(TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode) - Another Life (2003) ... (lyrics: "Hernando's Hideaway" - uncredited)
2003
SoundtrackPepper Chocolate
(TV Series) (writer: "Hey There")
2003
SoundtrackGreat Performances
(TV Series) (1 episode, 2003) (writer - 1 episode, 1985) - Broadway's Lost Treasures (2003) ... ("Hey There") - The Best of Broadway (1985) ... (writer: "Those Were The Good Old Days")
SoundtrackThe 56th Annual Tony Awards
(TV Special) (music: "Heart")
2002
SoundtrackPath to War
(TV Movie) (writer: "Hey There")
2002
SoundtrackNo News from God
(writer: "Rags to Riches")
2001
SoundtrackGreat Performances: Dance in America
(TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2001) (music - 1 episode, 2001) - From Broadway: Fosse (2001) ... (lyrics: "'Shoeless Joe' Ballet", "Steam Heat") / (music: "'Shoeless Joe' Ballet", "Steam Heat")
SoundtrackWhat's the Worst That Could Happen?
(writer: "Whatever Doja Wants (Doja Gets)")
2001
Soundtrack61*
(TV Movie) (writer: "Heart")
2001
SoundtrackTop of the Pops
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Episode dated 23 February 2001 (2001) ... ("Dance With Me")
2001
SoundtrackSnatch
(writer: "Hernando's Hideaway")
2000
SoundtrackThe Replacements
(writer: "Heart")
2000
SoundtrackLiberty Heights
(writer: "Steam Heat")
1999
SoundtrackThe Bachelor
(writer: "Hernando's Hideaway")
1999
SoundtrackFamily Guy
(TV Series) (music - 1 episode) - Mind Over Murder (1999) ... (music: "Steam Heat" - uncredited)
1999
SoundtrackForces of Nature
(writer: "You Gotta Have Heart")
1999
SoundtrackBeefcake
(lyrics: "Everybody Loves a Lover")
1998
SoundtrackThe Rat Pack
(TV Movie) (writer: "Hey There")
1998
SoundtrackKeys to Tulsa
(writer: "Hey There")
1997
SoundtrackLove! Valour! Compassion!
(writer: "Steam Heat")
1997
SoundtrackGrace of My Heart
(writer: "Hey There")
1996
SoundtrackGolden Anniversary
(TV Movie documentary) (lyrics: "Hey There") / (music: "Hey There")
1995
SoundtrackMystery Science Theater 3000
(TV Series) (music - 1 episode, 1995) (writer - 1 episode, 1992) - The Amazing Transparent Man (1995) ... (music: "Heart") - Teenagers from Outer Space (1992) ... (writer: "Rags to Riches" - uncredited)
SoundtrackThe Scout
(writer: "Heart")
1994
SoundtrackBlue Sky
(writer: "Hernando's Hideaway")
1994
SoundtrackThe 48th Annual Tony Awards
(TV Special) (music: "Shoeless Joe From Hannibal, Mo.", "You Gotta Have Heart")
1994
SoundtrackSaturday Night Live
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - Alec Baldwin & Kim Basinger/UB40 (1994) ... (writer: "Rags to Riches" - uncredited)
1994
SoundtrackI ara què, Xènia?
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - Aplaudiments (1993) ... (writer: "Tot el que Lola vol (Whatever Lola Wants)")
1993
SoundtrackMemory
(TV Movie) (writer: "M'han dit que no hi ha res com el mambo")
1993
SoundtrackUn, dos, tres... responda otra vez
(TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 1993) (music - 1 episode, 1993) - Los inventos (1993) ... (lyrics: "El vapor (Steam Heat)") / (music: "El vapor (Steam Heat)")
SoundtrackColumbo
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - A Bird in the Hand... (1992) ... (writer: "Rags To Riches" - uncredited)
1992
SoundtrackMr. Saturday Night
(writer: "Hey There")
1992
SoundtrackHere's Looking at You, Warner Bros.
(TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Hey There" - uncredited)
1991
SoundtrackDesigning Women
(TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 1991) (music - 1 episode, 1991) - Last Tango in Atlanta (1991) ... (lyrics: "Hernando's Hideaway") / (music: "Hernando's Hideaway")
SoundtrackThe Miracle
(writer: "Hernando's Hideaway")
1991
SoundtrackCloset Land
(writer: "Hernando's Hideaway")
1991
SoundtrackCheers
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - The Days of Wine and Neuroses (1991) ... (writer: "Hey There" - uncredited)
1991
SoundtrackGoodfellas
(writer: "Rags to Riches")
1990
SoundtrackIn Too Deep
(writer: "WHATEVER LOLA WANTS LOLA GETS")
1990
SoundtrackFear, Anxiety & Depression
(writer: "There Once Was A Man", "Once A Year Day")
1989
SoundtrackMatlock
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - The Gigolo (1988) ... (writer: "Hernando's Hideaway" - uncredited)
1988
SoundtrackThe 41st Annual Tony Awards
(TV Special) (music: "Two Lost Souls")
1987
SoundtrackTough Guys
(writer: "Rags to Riches")
1986
SoundtrackThe 40th Annual Tony Awards
(TV Special) (music: "You Gotta Have Heart") / (writer: "Steam Heat")
1986
SoundtrackThe Facts of Life
(TV Series) (1 episode) - The Graduate (1986) ... ("Hernando's Hideaway")
1986
SoundtrackHorsey-horsey: Tigidig-tigidig
(writer: "Hey There" - uncredited)
1986
SoundtrackThat's Dancing!
(Documentary) (lyrics: "Whatever Lola Wants, Lola Gets") / (music: "Whatever Lola Wants, Lola Gets")
1985
SoundtrackWebster
(TV Series) (music - 1 episode) - Second Time Around (1983) ... (music: "Whatever Lola Wants" - uncredited)
1983
SoundtrackEmu's World
(TV Series) (music - 1 episode) - Episode #3.3 (1983) ... (music: "Heart" - uncredited)
1983
SoundtrackOnly When I Laugh
(lyrics: "Heart") / (music: "Heart")
1981
SoundtrackPrisoner in Concert
(TV Movie) (writer: "Steam Heat" - uncredited)
1981
SoundtrackThe Muppet Show
(TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes) - Arlo Guthrie (1979) ... (writer: "Hernando's Hideaway" - uncredited) - Alice Cooper (1978) ... (writer: "Once a Year Day") - John Cleese (1977) ... (writer: "Two Lost Souls")
1977-1979
SoundtrackGood Times
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - The Traveling Christmas (1978) ... (writer: "Steam Heat" - uncredited)
1978
SoundtrackGood Old Days Part II
(TV Special) (writer: "Let Hertz Put You in the Driver's Seat", "Heart")
1978
SoundtrackDonny and Marie
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - Episode #3.2 (1977) ... (writer: "Poor Lost Soul")
1977
SoundtrackLaverne & Shirley
(TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode) - Call Me a Taxi (1977) ... (lyrics: "Hernando's Hideaway")
1977
SoundtrackThe Brady Bunch Variety Hour
(TV Series) (music - 1 episode) - Episode #1.1 (1977) ... (music: "You Gotta Have Heart")
1977
SoundtrackThe Mary Tyler Moore Show
(TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 1976) (music - 1 episode, 1976) - Murray Can't Lose (1976) ... (lyrics: "Steam Heat" - uncredited) / (music: "Steam Heat" - uncredited)
SoundtrackThe Don Lane Show
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - Episode dated 26 May 1975 (1975) ... (writer: "Rags to Riches")
1975
SoundtrackDoris Day Today
(TV Special) (writer: "Everybody loves a Lover")
1975
SoundtrackAll in the Family
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - Sammy's Visit (1972) ... (writer: "Hey There")
1972
SoundtrackHere's Lucy
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - Lucy and Candid Camera (1971) ... (writer: "Whatever Lucy Wants" (aka "Whatever Lola Wants"))
1971
SoundtrackThe 25th Annual Tony Awards
(TV Special) (music: "Hey There", "Whatever Lola Wants (Lola Gets)")
1971
SoundtrackThe Dean Martin Show
(TV Series) (music - 1 episode) - Episode #6.20 (1971) ... (music: "A Little Brains, a Little Talent")
1971
SoundtrackThe Bob Hope Show
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - Lucille Ball, Danny Thomas, George Burns, Tom Jones, Lisa Miller (1970) ... (writer: "Heart" - uncredited)
1970
SoundtrackDamn Yankees!
(TV Movie) (writer: "Six Months Out of Every Year", "Goodbye, Old Girl", "Heart", "Shoeless Joe from Hannibal, Mo.", "A Man Doesn't Know", "A Little Brains, A Little Talent", "Whatever Lola Wants (Lola Gets)", "The Game", "Near to You", "Those Were the Good Old Days", "Two Lost Souls", "A Man Doesn't Know (Reprise)")
1967
SoundtrackSummer Sounds
(TV Movie documentary) (lyrics: "(You Gotta Have) Heart") / (music: "(You Gotta Have) Heart")
1966
SoundtrackMickie Finn's
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - Episode #1.10 (1966) ... (writer: "I'll Never Be Jealous Again")
1966
SoundtrackBandstand
(TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 1965) (music - 1 episode, 1963) - Episode dated 20 November 1965 (1965) ... (lyrics: "Everybody Loves A Lover") - Episode dated 13 February 1963 (1963) ... (music: "Heart")
SoundtrackPoor Little Rich Girl
(Documentary) (writer: "Everybody Loves A Lover")
1965
SoundtrackGood Neighbor Sam
(lyrics: "Let Hertz Put You in the Driver's Seat" - uncredited) / (music: "Let Hertz Put You in the Driver's Seat" - uncredited)
1964
SoundtrackThe Evil of Frankenstein
(music: "Bavarian Polka", "Fun Fair Waltz" - uncredited)
1964
SoundtrackJunge Leute brauchen Liebe
(lyrics: "Junge Leute brauchen Liebe")
1961
SoundtrackThe Tennessee Ernie Ford Show
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 1961) (music - 1 episode, 1958) - Joe Flynn (1961) ... (writer: "Hernando's Hideaway" - uncredited) - Jose Ferrer (1958) ... (music: "Who's Got the Pain?" (as "Who Gets the Pain") - uncredited)
SoundtrackThe Garry Moore Show
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - George Gobel, Diahann Carroll (1961) ... (writer: "Everybody Loves a Lover")
1961
SoundtrackSunday Showcase
(TV Series) (music - 1 episode) - Give My Regards to Broadway (1959) ... (music: "You Gotta Have Heart" - uncredited)
1959
SoundtrackMusic from Shubert Alley
(TV Special) (writer: "Those Were the Good Old Days")
1959
SoundtrackPerry Como's Kraft Music Hall
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - Anne Jeffreys, Robert Sterling, Richard Hayman, Jackie Dennis (1958) ... (writer: "Those Were the Good Old Days" - uncredited)
1958
SoundtrackDamn Yankees
(music: "Six Months Out of Every Year", "Goodbye, Old Girl", "Heart", "Shoeless Joe From Hannibal, Mo", "There's Something About An Empty Chair", "Whatever Lola Wants, Lola Gets", "A Little Brains, A Little Talent", "Those Were The Good Old Days", "Who's Got the Pain?", "Two Lost Souls", "There's Something About An Empty Chair (reprise))
1958
SoundtrackThe Lux Show
(TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes) - Episode #1.34 (1958) ... (writer: "Hey There") - Episode #1.10 (1957) ... (writer: "Hey There" - uncredited)
1957-1958
SoundtrackThe Dinah Shore Chevy Show
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - Betty Hutton, Peter Lawford, Tony Martin (1958) ... (writer: "Two Lost Souls" - uncredited)
1958
SoundtrackThe Gisele MacKenzie Show
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - Boris Karloff (1957) ... (writer: "Those Were the Good Old Days" - uncredited)
1957
SoundtrackThe Pajama Game
(writer: "The Pajama Game", "Racing With the Clock", "I'm Not At All In Love", "I'll Never Be Jealous Again", "Hey There", "Once-A-Year-Day!", "Small Talk", "There Once Was a Man", "Racing With the Clock" (reprise), "Hey There" (reprise), "Hernando's Hideaway", "7 1/2 Cents", "A New Town is a Blue Town", "Steam Heat")
1957
SoundtrackThe Rosemary Clooney Show
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - Tony Curtis (1956) ... (writer: "Hey There" - uncredited)
1956
SoundtrackYou Bet Your Life
(TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes) - Episode #6.17 (1956) ... (writer: "Hernando's Hideaway") - Episode #6.8 (1955) ... (writer: "Whatever Lola Wants" - uncredited)
1955-1956
SoundtrackThe Danny Thomas Show
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - Little League (1955) ... (writer: "Heart")
1955
SoundtrackThe Colgate Comedy Hour
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - Tribute to Jerry Ross & Dick Adler (1955) ... (writer: "Rags To Riches", "Hernando's Hideaway", "Hey There", "I'm Not At All In Love", "There Once Was A Man", "Steam Heat", "Think Of The Time I Save", "A Little Brains, A Little Talent", "Whatever Lola Wants (Lola Gets)", "Heart", "Near To You")
1955
SoundtrackAllen in Movieland
(TV Movie) (writer: "Two Lost Souls")
1955
SoundtrackThe Jane Froman Show
(TV Series) (music - 2 episodes) - Graduation Day (1955) ... (music: "You've Got to Have Heart" - uncredited) - Old West (1955) ... (music: "Whatever Lola Wants" - uncredited)
1955
SoundtrackYour Hit Parade
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - Episode dated 26 December 1953 (1953) ... (writer: "Rags to Riches" - uncredited)
1953
SoundtrackScared Stiff
(lyrics: "What Have You Done for Me Lately" - uncredited) / (music: "What Have You Done for Me Lately" - uncredited)
1953
RoleTitleYear
Music departmentFosse/Verdon
(TV Mini-Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2019) (music - 1 episode, 2019) - Who's Got the Pain? (2019) ... (lyrics: Damn Yankees) / (music: Damn Yankees)
Music departmentDamn Yankees!
(TV Movie) (music and lyrics by)
1967
Music departmentABC Stage 67
(TV Series) (music and lyrics by - 1 episode) - Olympus 7-0000 (1966) ... (music and lyrics by)
1966
Music departmentDamn Yankees
(music and lyrics by)
1958
RoleTitleYear
ComposerThe Gift of the Magi
(TV Movie)
1958
ComposerLittle Women
(TV Movie)
1958
ComposerLittle Women
(TV Series)
1958
ComposerStop the Music
(TV Series)
1950
RoleTitleYear
ProducerStanding in the Shadows of Motown
(Documentary) (associate producer)
2002
ProducerPresident Kennedy's Birthday Salute
(TV Movie) (producer)
1962
RoleTitleYear
Additional CrewSweet Tornado: Margo Jones and the American Theater
(TV Movie documentary) (project participant)
2006
Additional CrewPresident Kennedy's Birthday Salute
(TV Movie) (director of entertainment)
1962
RoleTitleYear
ActorDaniel Boone
(TV Series) Abram - Run for the Money (1970) ... Abram
1970
RoleTitleYear
WriterStop the Music
(TV Series) (writer)
1950
RoleTitleYear
ThanksCarts
(special thanks)
2007
ThanksI'm Reed Fish
(special thanks)
2006
RoleTitleYear
SelfThe 67th Annual Tony Awards
(TV Special documentary) Self - Composer / Lyricist (In Memoriam) (credit only)
2013
SelfOmnibus
(TV Series documentary) Self - Mister Abbott's Broadway (1994) ... Self
1994
SelfAmerican Masters
(TV Series documentary) Self - You're the Top: The Cole Porter Story (1990) ... Self
1990
SelfThe Match Game
(TV Series) Self - Episode #5.48 (1966) ... Self
1966
SelfThe Arthur Murray Party
(TV Series) Self - Composer - Episode #10.37 (1959) ... Self - Composer
1959
SelfVal Parnell's Sunday Night at the London Palladium
(TV Series) Self - Episode #4.23 (1959) ... Self
1959
SelfPerry Como's Kraft Music Hall
(TV Series) Self - Gisele MacKenzie, Sally Ann Howes, Richard Adler, The Buffalo Bills (1958) ... Self
1958
RoleTitleYear
Archive footageThe 55th Annual Grammy Awards
(TV Special) Self - In Memoriam
2013