Academy Award — winning composer Jerry Goldsmith died on July 21 in his Beverly Hills, Calif., home after a long battle with cancer. Goldsmith, a classically trained composer and conductor, was nominated for 18 Academy Awards, won one and took home five Emmys in his 50-year career. His latest movie theme was for last year’s Looney Tunes: Back in Action; past credits include Hollow Man, The Mummy, Small Soldier, Deep Rising, Air Force One, L.A. Confidential, and numerous TV series such as The Fugitive, Star Trek, Dr. Kildare and The Twilight Zone.
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