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Ira Newborn

Ira Newborn was born on December 26, 1949 in New York, USA. He is known for his work on The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear (1991), Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994) and 48 Hrs. (1982). See full bio »

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48 Hrs. Soundtrack
Weird Science Composer


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 2000 The Wonderful World of Disney (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1999 View Askew's Look Back at 'Mallrats' (Video documentary short) (musical score)
 1998 BASEketball (as James Ira Newborn)
 1997 Bad Manners
 1996 The Late Shift (TV Movie)
 1995 Mallrats
 1992 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series) (1 episode)
- This'll Kill Ya (1992)
 1992 Brain Donors
 1990/I My Blue Heaven
 1990 Short Time
 1989 Cast the First Stone (TV Movie)
 1989 Uncle Buck
 1988 Caddyshack II
 1987 Planes, Trains & Automobiles (music score)
 1987 Dragnet
 1986 Ferris Bueller's Day Off (music score by)
 1986 Wise Guys
 1985 George Burns Comedy Week (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1985 Weird Science
 1984 Never Again (TV Movie)
 1982 Police Squad! (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Revenge and Remorse (The Guilty Alibi) (1982) ... (music by)
- The Butler Did It (A Bird in the Hand) (1982) ... (music by)
- Ring of Fear (A Dangerous Assignment) (1982) ... (music by)
 1981 SCTV Network (TV Series)
 1981 All Night Long (music composed by)
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Alternate Names:

James Ira Newborn | Ira Newbourn

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Personal Quote:

Billy took me over to this... little white piano that had eight thousand cigarette burns on the keys, and a whole bunch of keys didn't work at all... Billy told me he played around those keys. And I saw him playing and he didn't just skip the keys, he played around them! And I said 'oh boy...'.

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