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John Barry

John BarryAKA John Barry Prendergast

Born: 3-Nov-1933
Birthplace: York, England
Died: 30-Jan-2011
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: unspecified

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

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Film composer, James Bond, Out of Africa

Composer best known for his work scoring films, including eleven "James Bond" features. Won Oscars for Born Free, Dances with Wolves, The Lion in Winter, Out of Africa. His other scores included Body Heat, The Day of the Locust, The Ipcress File, Jagged Edge, Midnight Cowboy, and They Might Be Giants.

Wife: Barbara Pickard (m. 1959, div. 1963)
Wife: Jane Birkin (m. 1965, div. 1968, one daughter)
Daughter: Kate Barry (fashion photographer, b. 1968, d. 2013)
Wife: Jane Sidey (m. 1969, div. 1971)
Wife: Laurie Barry (m. 3-Jan-1978, until his death)

    Oscar for Best Music Original Score 1966 for Born Free
    Oscar for Best Music Original Song 1966 for Born Free
    Oscar for Best Music Original Score 1968 for The Lion in Winter
    Oscar for Best Music Original Score 1985 for Out of Africa
    Oscar for Best Music Original Score 1990 for Dances with Wolves
    Songwriters Hall of Fame
    Officer of the British Empire 1999

    Everything or Nothing: The Untold Story of 007 (5-Oct-2012) · Himself
    Deadfall (11-Sep-1968) · Orchestra Conductor
    It's All Happening (Aug-1963)
    A Matter of WHO (3-Oct-1961) · Himself

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