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Ned Washington

Born: 15-Aug-1901
Birthplace: Scranton, PA
Died: 20-Dec-1976
Location of death: Beverly Hills, CA
Cause of death: Heart Failure

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Songwriter

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: When You Wish Upon a Star

Wife: Patricia Page (until his death, one daughter)

    High School: Scranton Technical High School, Scranton, PA

    ASCAP VP (1964-76)
    ASCAP Board of Directors (1957-76)
    Oscar for Best Music Original Score 1941 for Pinocchio (shared)
    Oscar for Best Music Original Song 1941 for "When You Wish Upon a Star" (shared)
    Oscar for Best Music Original Song 1953 for "High Noon" (shared)
    Golden Globe 1962 for "Town Without Pity" (best song, shared)
    Golden Globe 1965 for "Circus World" (best song, shared)
    Songwriters Hall of Fame 1972
    Risk Factors: Leukemia

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