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Carl Fortina (–2014)

Carl Fortina is known for his work on Gunsmoke (1955), Bonanza (1959) and Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981). He died on February 1, 2014 in California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Gunsmoke
Gunsmoke Music Department
(1955-1964)
Bonanza
Bonanza Music Department
(1959-1968)
Raiders of the Lost Ark
Raiders of the Lost Ark Music Department
(1981)
Airplane!
Airplane! Music Department
(1980)

Filmography

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 2008 Beethoven's Big Break (Video) (orchestra contractor)
 2005 Warm Springs (TV Movie) (orchestra manager)
 2003 Looney Tunes: Back in Action (musician: accordion soloist)
 2003 Willard (musician: accordion)
 1998 Where's Marlowe? (music contractor)
 1998 Scooby-Doo on Zombie Island (Video) (orchestra contractor)
 1998 Vampires (orchestra coordinator)
 1995 Clueless (orchestra contractor)
 1995 The Jerky Boys (orchestra contractor)
 1994 Star Trek: Generations (orchestra contractor)
 1994 Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult (music contractor)
 1992 Leap of Faith (orchestra contractor)
 1992 Tom and Jerry: The Movie (musician: accordion soloist)
 1991 Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (orchestra contractor)
 1991 All I Want for Christmas (orchestra contractor)
 1991 Frankie and Johnny (orchestra contractor)
 1991 Necessary Roughness (orchestra contractor)
 1990 Mother Goose Rock 'n' Rhyme (TV Movie) (musician: accordion soloist)
 1990 The Hunt for Red October (orchestra contractor - uncredited)
 1987 Her Secret Life (TV Movie) (orchestra manager)
 1986 Little Shop of Horrors (orchestra contractor)
 1986 Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (orchestra manager - uncredited)
 1986 The Boy Who Could Fly (orchestra contractor - uncredited)
 1986 The Great Mouse Detective (additional score producer) / (musician: accordion soloist)
 1986 Return to Mayberry (TV Movie) (music supervisor - uncredited)
 1986 Looney Tunes 50th Anniversary (TV Special) (musician: accordion soloist)
 1985 Alice in Wonderland (TV Movie) (orchestra contractor)
 1984/I Runaway (musician: accordion soloist) / (orchestra contractor)
 1984 Iceman (orchestra contractor - uncredited)
 1981 Raiders of the Lost Ark (orchestra contractor)
 1981 Friday the 13th Part 2 (orchestra contractor - uncredited)
 1980 Airplane! (music coordinator)
 1979 Star Trek: The Motion Picture (orchestra contractor - uncredited)
 1979 North Dallas Forty (orchestra manager - uncredited)
 1979 Escape from Alcatraz (music contractor - uncredited)
 1979 Prophecy (orchestra manager - uncredited)
 1979 The Warriors (orchestra contractor - uncredited)
 1978 Grease (conductor - uncredited)
 1974 The Parallax View (musician: accordion - uncredited)
 1973 The Outfit (musician: accordion - uncredited)
 1973 Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid (musician: accordion soloist - uncredited)
 1972 The Godfather (musician: accordion soloist - uncredited)
 1971 The Homecoming: A Christmas Story (TV Movie) (musician: accordion - uncredited)
 1971 Crosscurrent (TV Movie) (musician: accordion - uncredited)
 1971 Wild Rovers (musician: accordion - uncredited)
 1971 THX 1138 (musician: accordion - uncredited)
 1970 Kelly's Heroes (musician: accordion soloist - uncredited)
 1970 Hunters Are for Killing (TV Movie) (musician: accordion - uncredited)
 1969 Paint Your Wagon (musician: accordion soloist - uncredited)
 1968/I The Shoes of the Fisherman (musician: accordion - uncredited)
 1959-1968 Bonanza (TV Series) (musician - 285 episodes)
- Stage Door Johnnies (1968) ... (musician: accordion soloist - as Carl W. Fortina)
- A Severe Case of Matrimony (1968) ... (musician: accordion soloist - as Carl W. Fortina)
- Pride of a Man (1968) ... (musician: accordion soloist - as Carl W. Fortina)
- The Stronghold (1968) ... (musician: accordion soloist - as Carl W. Fortina)
- The Arrival of Eddie (1968) ... (musician: accordion soloist - as Carl W. Fortina)
 1968 The Power (musician: accordion - uncredited)
 1967 The Flim-Flam Man (musician: accordion - uncredited)
 1967 A Guide for the Married Man (musician: accordion - uncredited)
 1967 Camelot (musician: accordion soloist - uncredited)
 1966 Grand Prix (musician: accordion - uncredited)
 1966 The Venetian Affair (musician: accordion - uncredited)
 1966 Stagecoach (musician: accordion - uncredited)
 1965 The Flight of the Phoenix (musician: accordion - uncredited)
 1965 The Great Race (musician: accordion soloist - uncredited)
 1965 The Man from Button Willow (musician: accordion soloist)
 1955-1964 Gunsmoke (TV Series) (musician - 355 episodes)
- Hammerhead (1964) ... (musician: accordion soloist)
- Aunt Thede (1964) ... (musician: accordion soloist)
- Innocence (1964) ... (musician: accordion soloist)
- Chicken (1964) ... (musician: accordion soloist)
- Big Man, Big Target (1964) ... (musician: accordion soloist)
 1964 Rio Conchos (musician: accordion - uncredited)
 1964 The World of Henry Orient (musician: accordion - uncredited)
 1964 7 Faces of Dr. Lao (musician: accordion - uncredited)
 1963 The Pink Panther (musician: accordion soloist - uncredited)
 1963 Charade (musician: accordion soloist - uncredited)
 1963 Drums of Africa (musician: accordion - uncredited)
 1962 Mutiny on the Bounty (musician: accordion - uncredited)
 1962 How the West Was Won (musician: concertina - uncredited)
 1962 Pressure Point (musician: accordion - uncredited)
 1962 Two Weeks in Another Town (musician: accordion - uncredited)
 1962 Hatari! (musician: accordion soloist - uncredited)
 1962 Experiment in Terror (musician: accordion soloist - uncredited)
 1961 Bachelor in Paradise (musician: accordion - uncredited)
 1961 Breakfast at Tiffany's (musician: accordion soloist - uncredited)
 1958-1961 Peter Gunn (TV Series) (musician - 7 episodes)
- Murder on the Line (1961) ... (musician: accordion soloist)
- Down the Drain (1961) ... (musician: accordion soloist)
- A Kill and a Half (1961) ... (musician: accordion soloist)
- The MaƮtre d' (1960) ... (musician: accordion soloist)
- Baby Shoes (1960) ... (musician: accordion soloist)
 1957 Until They Sail (musician: accordion - uncredited)
 1956 Love Me Tender (musician: accordion soloist - uncredited)
 1956 Giant (musician: accordion soloist - uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

Carl W. Fortina
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Carl went onto become music contractor of Paramount Studios. Fortina succeeded Phil Kahgan. See more »

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