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Audiences worldwide have been captivated by the unique musical stylings of Emmy-winning and Grammy-nominated composer, Mac Quayle. He currently scores USA Network's Golden Globe winning suspense-thriller "Mr. Robot," starring Christian Slater and Rami Malek, for which Mac won an Emmy.

Most recently, Mac received two Emmy nominations for his main title and score for his music in Ryan Murphy's hit series, FX's "Feud: Bette and Joan," starring Jessica Lange and Susan Sarandon, about the notorious rivalry between Bette Davis and Joan Crawford on the set of the 1962 cult classic thriller, "What Ever Happened to Baby Jane." Additionally, he received his second consecutive World Soundtrack Award nomination for his work on "Feud: Bette and Joan," "Mr. Robot" and "Scream Queens," starring Emma Roberts and Jamie Lee Curtis.

He is currently composing the music for "American Horror Story: Cult," starring Sarah Paulson and Evan Peters, and "The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story," starring Penelope Cruz and Darren Criss. He has been scoring "American Horror Story" since season 4 and scored FX's Emmy-winning "The People v. O.J. Simpson," starring John Travolta, Sarah Paulson and Cuba Gooding Jr.

Quayle has written music for over 40 films and television shows, and has accumulated a long list of credits as a music producer, dance re-mixer and multi-instrumentalist. His music can also be heard on a diverse list of feature films and documentaries. His music for the documentary "Autism in Love" premiered at the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival, and indie thriller "LA Slasher," starring Mischa Barton premiered at the New York City International Film Festival.

Mac's music as an additional composer for Cliff Martinez can also be heard in HBO's Emmy-winning "The Normal Heart," Film District's Critic's Choice Award-winning "Drive," Warner Bros.' "Contagion" and A24's "Spring Breakers." In 2013, Mac was chosen as one of only six composers to participate in Sundance's Music and Sound Design Lab at Skywalker Ranch.

As a producer, re-mixer and keyboardist, Mac has worked on over 300 releases, 40 #1 Billboard Dance hits, and earned a Grammy nomination for producing Donna Summer's "I Will Go with You." Quayle has been awarded numerous Gold and Platinum records, as well as worked with some of the biggest names in the music business. Mac has created music for Madonna, Whitney Houston, Depeche Mode, Britney Spears, Elvis Presley, Annie Lennox, New Order, Beyonce and Sting, to name a few.

When asked about his career highlights, Mac responded, "I have been very fortunate to work with so many talented people over the years. However, there is one special moment that stands out for me: Playing ping pong with Peter Gabriel at Real World Studios."

Mac lives, works and plays ping pong in the mountains near Los Angeles.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: CW3PR

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