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David Arnold was born on January 23, 1962 in Luton, England. He has been married to Ellie Pole since June 8, 1996. They have three children. See full bio »
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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 17 wins & 23 nominations. See more awards »

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Stargate SG-1
Stargate SG-1 Music Department
Tomorrow Never Dies
Casino Royale
Casino Royale Composer
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  Sherlock (TV Series) (writer - 12 episodes, 2010 - 2017) (performer - 1 episode, 2017)
- The Final Problem (2017) ... (writer: "Sherlock Theme Song" - uncredited)
- The Lying Detective (2017) ... (writer: "Sherlock Theme Song " - uncredited)
- The Six Thatchers (2017) ... (performer: "Sherlock Theme Song" - uncredited)
- His Last Vow (2014) ... (writer: "Opening Titles" - uncredited)
- The Sign of Three (2014) ... (writer: "Opening Titles" - uncredited)
 2016 Independence Day: Resurgence (performer: "We are Rich", "Id4 Reprise") / (writer: "Independence Day Theme")
 2015/I Spectre (arranger: "The Name's Bond... James Bond")
 2015 Reel Iconic (TV Mini-Series) (1 episode)
- Double Identity (2015) ... ("Sherlocked")
 2014 Nothing Much to Do (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Investigating Leo (2014) ... (writer: "Opening Titles")
- A Scandal in Messina (2014) ... (writer: "Opening Titles")
- We Are the Watch (2014) ... (writer: "The Game is On")
 2014 Brows Held High (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Anonymous (2014) ... (writer: "Independence Day End Titles")
 2012 Hollywood in Vienna 2012 (TV Special) (music: "Casino Royale: Suite")
 2012 Skyfall (arranger: "The Name's Bond... James Bond")
 2012 The Dictator (writer: "Breaking News")
 2012 Sherlock Uncovered (TV Movie) (writer: "Opening Titles" - uncredited)
  BBC Proms (TV Series) (arranger - 1 episode, 2011) (writer - 1 episode, 2011)
- Prom 38: Film Music Night (2011) ... (arranger: "The Name's Bond... James Bond") / (writer: "You Know My Name", "Night at the Opera")
 2010 Made in Dagenham (writer: "Made In Dagenham")
 2010 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Blockbuster Heroes (2010) ... (writer: "You Know My Name" - uncredited)
 2009 The Graham Norton Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #6.8 (2009) ... (writer: "The Girl from Tiger Bay")
 2009 Xtrems (writer: "All Is Not As Seems")
 2009 BBC Electric Proms (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Dame Shirley Bassey (2009) ... (writer: "The Girl from Tiger Bay")
 2008 Quantum of Solace (writer: "Crawl, End Crawl", "Time to Get Out", "The Palio", "Inside Man", "Bond in Haiti", "Somebody Wants to Kill You", "Greene & Camille", "Pursuit at Port au Prince", "No Interest in Dominic Greene", "Night at the Opera", "Restrict Bond's Movements", "Talamone", "What's Keeping You Awake", "Bolivian Taxi Ride", "Field Trip", "Forgive Yourself", "Target Terminated", "Camille's Story", "Oil Fields", "Have You Ever Killed Someone?", "Perla de las Dunas", "The Dead Don't Care About Vengeance", "I Never Left")
 2008 Stargate: Continuum (Video) (writer: "Stargate Theme")
 2008 Bart Got a Room (writer: "Tam Tam")
 2007 War of the Servers (writer: "Here Come the Fuzz")
 1997-2007 Stargate SG-1 (TV Series) (writer - 213 episodes)
- Unending (2007) ... (writer: "Main Title")
- Dominion (2007) ... (writer: "Main Title")
- Family Ties (2007) ... (writer: "Main Title")
- Talion (2007) ... (writer: "Main Title")
- Bad Guys (2007) ... (writer: "Main Title")
 2006 Casino Royale (arranger: "The Name's Bond... James Bond") / (music: "You Know my Name")
 2006 Becoming Bond (TV Movie documentary) (producer: "You Know My Name") / (writer: "You Know My Name")
 2006/I Venus (arranger: "Avant Dernières Pensées (Idylle)", "Slavonic Dances Op. 72, No. 2 in E minor: Dumka (Allegretto grazioso)")
 2005 The Jacket (performer: "We Have All the Time in the World")
 2004 Man on Fire (writer: "Gavin Leaves Message", "Corridor", "Gavin Sees Val and Kids")
 2003 Down with Love (writer: "Bandstand")
 2002 Happy Anniversary Mr. Bond (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "The World Is Not Enough")
 2002 Bond Girls Are Forever (TV Movie documentary) (music: "The World Is Not Enough")
 2002 Kung Pow: Enter the Fist (performer: "Infamia I") / (writer: "Infamia I")
  SpongeBob SquarePants (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 1999 - 2001) (music - 1 episode, 2000)
- No Free Rides/I'm Your Biggest Fanatic (2001) ... (writer: "Muscoite Rebellion" - uncredited)
- Sleepy Time/Suds (2000) ... (music: "Muscovite Rebellion" - uncredited)
- Sandy's Rocket/Squeaky Boots (1999) ... (writer: "Muscovite Rebellion" - uncredited)
 2000 Shiner (writer: "Sporting Occasion")
 1999 Wie is de mol? (TV Series) (performer: "Looking for Clues")
 1999 The World Is Not Enough (music: "The World is not Enough")
 1998 Universal Soldier III: Unfinished Business (TV Movie) (writer: "Infamia I")
 1998/I Godzilla (producer: "Undercover")
 1997 Tomorrow Never Dies (music: "Surrender") / (performer: "Backseat Driver") / (producer: "Backseat Driver", "Surrender") / (writer: "Backseat Driver")
 1995 Rocko's Modern Life (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Speaking Terms/Tooth and Nail (1995) ... (music: "Showplace A", "Punchy Link A" - uncredited)
 1993 The Young Americans (writer: "Drink 'Til The Party's Over")
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He's also remixed the Doctor Who theme for a series of audio adventures from Big Finish. See more »

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At the time he was hired by Dean Devlin and Roland Emmerich to write the score for Stargate (1994), he had only scored one independent film and was working as a clerk at a local record store in England. See more »

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