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Dick DeBenedictis

Dick DeBenedictis was born on January 23, 1937 in New Milford, New Jersey, USA. He is known for his work on Matlock (1986), Police Story (1973) and Dear Detective (1979). See full bio »

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Nominated for 9 Primetime Emmys. Another 3 wins. See more awards »

Known For

Matlock Music Department
(1986-1995)
Police Story Composer
(1976)
Dear Detective Composer
(1979)
Diagnosis Murder Music Department
(1993-2001)

Filmography

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 2009-2010 Robot Astronomy Talk Show (TV Series short) (composer - 2 episodes)
- Destroyer of Worlds (2010) ... (composer: additional music)
- Twin Brown Dwarfs (2009) ... (composer: additional music)
 2006 Romeo & Juliet: Sealed with a Kiss (stock music: Intents Creative Music - as Dick De Benedictis)
 1993-2001 Diagnosis Murder (TV Series) (composer - 178 episodes)
- The Blair Nurse Project (2001) ... (composer: theme)
- On the Beach (2001) ... (composer: theme)
- Deja Vous (2001) ... (composer: theme)
- No Good Deed (2001) ... (composer: theme)
- The Red's Shoes (2001) ... (composer: theme)
 1998 MediEvil (Video Game) (composer: additional music - uncredited)
 1996 Police Story 4: First Strike (composer: additional music - U.S. version, uncredited)
  Matlock (TV Series) (composer - 181 episodes, 1986 - 1995) (music supervisor - 16 episodes, 1987 - 1988)
- The Scam (1995) ... (composer: theme music - as Dick De Benedictis)
- The Heist (1995) ... (composer: theme music - as Dick De Benedictis)
- The Assault (1995) ... (composer: theme music - as Dick De Benedictis)
- The Target (1995) ... (composer: theme music - as Dick De Benedictis)
- The Deadly Dose (1995) ... (composer: theme music - as Dick De Benedictis)
  Jake and the Fatman (TV Series) (composer - 96 episodes, 1987 - 1992) (music supervisor - 21 episodes, 1987 - 1988) (theme by - 1 episode, 1991)
- Beautiful Dreamer (1992) ... (composer: theme music - as Dick De Benedictis)
- Nightmare (1992) ... (composer: theme music - as Dick De Benedictis)
- Ain't Misbehavin' (1992) ... (composer: theme music - as Dick De Benedictis)
- All Through the Night (1992) ... (composer: theme music - as Dick De Benedictis)
- I Can't Believe I'm Losing You (1992) ... (composer: theme music - as Dick De Benedictis)
 1989-1991 Father Dowling Mysteries (TV Series) (composer - 35 episodes)
- The Consulting Detective Mystery (1991) ... (composer: theme - as Dick De Benedictis)
- The Malibu Mystery (1991) ... (composer: theme - as Dick De Benedictis)
- The Hardboiled Mystery (1991) ... (composer: theme - as Dick De Benedictis)
- The Monkey Business Mystery (1991) ... (composer: theme - as Dick De Benedictis)
- The Mummy's Curse Mystery (1991) ... (composer: theme - as Dick De Benedictis)
 1987 Fatal Confession: A Father Dowling Mystery (TV Movie) (composer: theme music - as Dick De Benedictis)
 1986-1987 What a Country (TV Series) (theme written and performed by - 26 episodes)
- Old World Charmer (1987) ... (theme written and performed by - as Richard DeBenedictis)
- The Apartment (1987) ... (theme written and performed by - as Richard DeBenedictis)
- The Candidate (1987) ... (theme written and performed by - as Richard DeBenedictis)
- What Are Friends For? (1987) ... (theme written and performed by - as Richard DeBenedictis)
- We're in the Mubotos (1987) ... (theme written and performed by - as Richard DeBenedictis)
 1979 Americathon (additional orchestrations)
 1978 Snavely (TV Movie) (musical director)
 1976 Spencer's Pilots (TV Series) (conductor - 1 episode)
- The Prisoner (1976) ... (conductor)
 1975-1976 Phyllis (TV Series) (conductor - 14 episodes)
- The New Job (1976) ... (conductor - as Richard DeBenedictis)
- The Triangle (1976) ... (conductor - as Richard DeBenedictis)
- Widows, Merry and Otherwise (1976) ... (conductor - as Richard DeBenedictis)
- Sonny Boy (1976) ... (conductor - as Richard DeBenedictis)
- Leo's Suicide (1976) ... (conductor - as Richard DeBenedictis)
 1975 The Family Holvak (TV Series) (composer - 8 episodes)
- The Wedding (1975) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Tribute (1975) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Devil's Chariot (1975) ... (composer: theme music)
- Willing Heart (1975) ... (composer: theme music)
- First Love: Part 2 (1975) ... (composer: theme music)
 1971 Julie and Carol at Lincoln Center (TV Movie) (music coordinator)
 1970-1971 The Carol Burnett Show (TV Series) (composer - 25 episodes)
- Episode #4.26 (1971) ... (composer: special music material)
- Episode #4.25 (1971) ... (composer: special music material)
- Episode #4.24 (1971) ... (composer: special music material)
- Tim Conway, Pat Carroll, Karen Wyman (1971) ... (composer: special music material)
- Episode #4.22 (1971) ... (composer: special music material)
 1967 Annie Get Your Gun (TV Movie) (dance music arranger - as Dick de Benedictis)
 1966 Brigadoon (TV Movie) (dance music arranger - as Dick De Benedictis)
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Other Works:

Annie Get Your Gun (1966). Musical comedy (revival). Music by Irving Berlin. Lyrics by Irving Berlin. Book by Herbert Fields and Dorothy Fields. Music orchestrated by Robert Russell Bennett. Dance arrangements by Dick DeBenedictis. Musical Director: Jonathan Anderson. Dances and production numbers staged by Danny Daniels. ... See more »

Alternate Names:

Dick De Benedictis | Richard De Benedictis | Richard DeBenedictis | Dick de Benedictis
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