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Who Is Harry Nilsson (And Why Is Everybody Talkin' About Him?) (2010)

Director: John Scheinfeld

Writer: John Scheinfeld

Keywords: Music Documentary, Rock and Roll, Biography

Musical documentary attempts to answer long-standing questions about the life and times of one of music's more enigmatic figures.

ABSTRACT
Successful, mysterious, and the victim of an untimely death at the hands of heart failure, singer-songwriter Harry Nilsson's life and times are documented in Who Is Harry Nilsson (And Why Is Everybody Talkin' About Him?), a feature combining interviews with archive footage and never-before-seen home movies to answer once-murky questions about his career and existence.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Gerry Beckley
Musician
12-Sep-1952   One-third of America
Micky Dolenz
Actor
8-Mar-1945   Drummer for The Monkees
Terry Gilliam
Film Director
22-Nov-1940   Monty Python alumnus, Brazil
Dustin Hoffman
Actor
8-Aug-1937   The Graduate
Danny Hutton
Singer
10-Sep-1942   Singer Three Dog Night
Eric Idle
Comic
29-Mar-1943   Monty Python
Al Kooper
Musician
5-Feb-1944   Blood, Sweat and Tears
Randy Newman
Songwriter
28-Nov-1943   I Love L.A., Short People
Yoko Ono
Artist
18-Feb-1933   Impenetrable musician, wife of John Lennon
Dick Smothers
Comic
20-Nov-1939   A Smothers Brother
Tommy Smothers
Comic
2-Feb-1937   A Smothers Brother
Ringo Starr
Drummer
7-Jul-1940   Beatle
Jon Voight
Actor
29-Dec-1938   Midnight Cowboy
Jimmy Webb
Songwriter
15-Aug-1946   Up, Up, and Away!
Paul Williams
Singer/Songwriter
19-Sep-1940   Just an Old Fashioned Love Song
Robin Williams
Comic
21-Jul-1952   Mork from Ork
Brian Wilson
Singer/Songwriter
20-Jun-1942   Troubled Beach Boy

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