Johnny Mandel Rank
About Johnny Mandel
Johnny Mandel was an American music composer who is best known for the contributions he made to television and movie soundtracks. Indeed, amongst his innumerable musical products throughout the years, his signature song would be “Suicide Is Painless”, i.e. the theme song from classic sitcom, “M*A*S*H”.
Mandel composed songs for numerous motion pictures as well as TV programs. Some of them include “I Want to Live!” (1976), “The Americanization of Emily” (1964), and “Brenda Starr” (1989).
His parents’ names were Alfred and Hannah.
He and Martha Blanner tied the knot in 1972. His daughter, Marissa, was born in 1976. The late Miles Goodman, who was also a popular composer, was his cousin.
And in 1966 a song he co-wrote entitled “The Shadow of Your Smile” (for a movie called “The Sandpiper”) won both a Grammy an Academy Award (the year prior).
In 2018 he was a recipient of The Grammy Trustees Award.
The Berklee College of Music granted him an Honorary Doctorate of Music in 1993.
Interesting to note is that, Johnny Mandel composed “Suicide Is Painless”, alongside a then 14 year old Michael Altman, who is the son of Robert Altman, the director of “M*A*S*H”.
Johnny Mandel Rank
Johnny Mandel's Popularity
Johnny Mandel was a famous Composer, arranger, who was born on November 23, 1925. As a person born on this date, Johnny Mandel is listed in our database as the 68th most popular celebrity for the day (November 23) and the 92nd most popular for the year (1925).
People born on November 23 fall under the Zodiac sign of Sagittarius, the Archer. Johnny Mandel is the 1956th most popular Sagittarius.
Aside from information specific to Johnny Mandel's birthday, Johnny Mandel is the 14297th most famous American and ranks 151st in famous people born in New York, U.S.
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