An American born (Kansas City, Missouri) composer with a name intimating distant climes, Basil Poledouris (1945-) seems a perfect match for work in Hollywood. From Robocop to Hunt for Red October, from an American in Australia with Quigley Down Under to an Aussie in America in Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles, from the savagery of Conan the Barbarian to the silliness of Mickey Blue Eyes, Poledouris has covered the cinematic bases. Perhaps his most recognized and finest film work is for the epic western miniseries Lonesome Dove.
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Filmography at IMDb with composer, conductor, musician, and actor credits for movies and television.
Filmtracks: Basil Poledouris
A tribute with listings of past and future scoring projects. Includes reviews of selected films, information on CD availability, and biographical, musical, and general background.
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