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List of famous film score composers, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top film score composers in the world? This includes the most prominent film score composers, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable film score composers is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic film score composers were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned film score composers.

Examples of people on this list include Bob Dylan and Bruce Springsteen.

From reputable, prominent, and well known film score composers to the lesser known film score composers of today, these are some of the best professionals in the film score composer field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous film score composers ever?" and "What are the names of famous film score composers?" then you're in the right place. (2693 items)
Madonna is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Film Score Composers
Madonna Louise Ciccone is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman. She achieved popularity by pushing the boundaries of lyrical content in mainstream popular music and imagery ...more
Clint Eastwood is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Film Score Composers
Clinton "Clint" Eastwood, Jr. is an American actor, film director, producer, musician, and politician. He rose to international fame with his role as the Man with No Name in Sergio ...more
Courtney Love is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Film Score Composers
Courtney Michelle Love is an American alternative rock singer, songwriter, musician, actress, and visual artist. Prolific in the punk and grunge scenes of the 1990s as the frontwoman of Hole, ...more
Bill Cosby is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Film Score Composers
William Henry "Bill" Cosby Jr. is an American stand-up comedian, actor, author, and activist. Cosby's start in stand-up began at the hungry i in San Francisco which was followed by ...more
David Bowie is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Film Score Composers
David Bowie is an English singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, arranger, and actor. He is also a painter and collector of fine art. Bowie has been a major figure in the ...more
Bob Dylan is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Film Score Composers
Bob Dylan is an American singer-songwriter, artist, and writer. He has been influential in popular music and culture for more than five decades. Much of his most celebrated work dates from the ...more
Ciara is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Film Score Composers
Ciara Princess Harris, known mononymously as Ciara, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, actress and fashion model. Born in Austin, Texas, she traveled around the world ...more
Corey Feldman is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Film Score Composers
Corey Scott Feldman is an American actor and singer. He became well-known during the 1980s, with roles as a youth in films such as The Fox and the Hound, The Goonies, Stand by Me, The Lost Boys, ...more
Bono is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Film Score Composers
Paul David Hewson, known by his stage name Bono, is an Irish singer-songwriter, musician, venture capitalist, businessman, and philanthropist. He is best recognized as the frontman of the ...more
Charlie Chaplin is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Film Score Composers
Sir Charles Spencer "Charlie" Chaplin, KBE was an English comic actor and filmmaker who rose to fame in the silent film era. Chaplin became a worldwide icon through his screen persona ...more
Anthony Hopkins is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Film Score Composers
Sir Philip Anthony Hopkins, CBE is a Welsh actor of film, stage, and television, and a composer and painter. After graduating from the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama in 1957, he ...more
Bill Nighy is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Film Score Composers
William Francis "Bill" Nighy is an English actor. He worked in theatre and television before his first cinema role in 1981, and made his name in television with The Men's Room in 1991, ...more
Alan Cumming is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Film Score Composers
Alan Cumming, OBE, is a Scottish actor who has appeared in numerous films, television shows and plays. His London stage appearances include Hamlet, the lead in Bent, and the National Theatre of ...more
Gary Busey is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Film Score Composers
Gary Busey is an American actor. He has appeared in films such as Thunderbolt and Lightfoot,The Gumball Rally, The Buddy Holly Story, Big Wednesday, Silver Bullet, Eye of the Tiger, Lethal ...more
Dennis Quaid is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Film Score Composers
Dennis William Quaid is an American actor known for his comedic and dramatic roles. Some of his notable credits include Breaking Away, The Rookie, The Day After Tomorrow, Traffic, Vantage Point, ...more
Denis Leary is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Film Score Composers
Denis Colin Leary is an actor and comedian. He was the star and co-creator of Rescue Me, which ended its seventh and final season on September 7, 2011. Leary has starred in many motion pictures, ...more
Bruce Springsteen is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Film Score Composers
Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist and humanitarian. He is best known for his work with his E Street Band. Nicknamed "The Boss", Springsteen ...more
Jesse McCartney is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Film Score Composers
Jesse McCartney is an American singer, songwriter, and actor. McCartney achieved fame in the late 1990s on the daytime drama All My Children as JR Chandler. He later joined boy band Dream ...more
Billy Joel is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Film Score Composers
William Martin "Billy" Joel is an American pianist, singer-songwriter, and composer. Since releasing his first hit song, "Piano Man", in 1973, Joel has become the sixth ...more
Debbie Harry is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Film Score Composers
Deborah Ann "Debbie" Harry is an American singer-songwriter and actress, best known as the lead singer of the new wave and punk rock band Blondie. She recorded several number one ...more
Amy Lee is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Film Score Composers
Amy Lynn Hartzler, known professionally as Amy Lee, is an American singer-songwriter and classically trained pianist. She is co-founder and lead vocalist of the rock band Evanescence. She cites ...more
Billy Connolly is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Film Score Composers
William "Billy" Connolly, CBE is a Scottish comedian, musician, presenter and actor. He is sometimes known, especially in his native Scotland, by the nickname "The Big Yin". ...more
George Harrison is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Film Score Composers
George Harrison, MBE was an English musician, multi-instrumentalist, singer and songwriter and music and film producer who achieved international fame as the lead guitarist of the Beatles. ...more
Alanis Morissette is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Film Score Composers
Alanis Nadine Morissette is a Canadian-American alternative rock singer-songwriter, guitarist, record producer, and actress. She has won 16 Juno Awards and seven Grammy Awards, was nominated for ...more
Dudley Moore is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Film Score Composers
Dudley Stuart John Moore, CBE was an English actor, comedian, musician and composer. Moore first came to prominence in the UK as one of the four writer-performers in the comedy revue Beyond the ...more