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List of famous sound designers, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top sound designers in the world? This includes the most prominent sound designers, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable sound designers is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic sound designers 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 sound designers.

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From reputable, prominent, and well known sound designers to the lesser known sound designers of today, these are some of the best professionals in the sound designer field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous sound designers ever?" and "What are the names of famous sound designers?" then you're in the right place. (146 items)

Keith Kenniff Keith Kenniff is is an American composer, multi-instrumentalist, and electronic music producer.

Tom Myers Tom Myers is an American sound engineer. He has been nominated for three Academy Awards; one for Best Sound and two for Best Sound Editing. He has worked on more than 100 films since 1990.

Scott Lehrer Scott Lehrer is an audio engineer/mixer.

Adam Cork Adam Cork is a composer.

Ben Burtt Benjamin "Ben" Burtt, Jr. is an American sound designer, film editor, director, screenwriter, and voice actor. He has worked as sound designer on various films including: the Star Wars ...more

Mark Bennett Mark Bennett is a composer, sound designer and lyricist.

Andrew Bruce Andrew Bruce is a sound designer.

Walter Murch Walter Scott Murch is an American film editor and sound designer.

Christopher C. Odom Christopher C. Odom, is an independent director, producer, writer, cinematographer, editor, composer and actor. Christopher holds a Bachelor of Arts in Film and Video with a Minor in Theater ...more

Cam Archer Cam Archer is an American independent filmmaker, photographer and sound designer, currently residing in Santa Cruz, California. Archer's first success was with his 2003 student produced short ...more

Richard King Richard King is an American sound designer and editor who has worked on over 70 films. A native of Tampa, Florida, he graduated from Plant High School and the University of South Florida. He won ...more

Paul N.J. Ottosson Paul N. J. Ottosson is a Swedish sound engineer. He won a total of three Academy Awards. Two for the film The Hurt Locker, one for Zero Dark Thirty, and was nominated for a fourth for Spider-Man ...more

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Michael Stearns Michael Stearns is a United States musician and composer of ambient music. He is also known as a film composer, sound designer and soundtrack producer for large format films, theatrical films, ...more

Douglas Shearer Douglas G. Shearer was a Canadian American pioneer sound designer and recording director who played a key role in the advancement of sound technology for motion pictures. He won seven Academy ...more

Jerrold Tarog Jerrold Tarog is a multi-awarded Filipino film director, composer, writer, editor, and sound designer. His work as editor, sound designer, and composer on other films have also earned him ...more

David Kristian David Kristian is a Canadian musician and film score composer and sound designer. David Kristian has been involved in audio for media since the early 1980s, when he first started work as an ...more

Gary Rydstrom Gary Roger Rydstrom is an American sound designer and director. He has won seven Academy Awards for his work in sound for movies.

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Domenico Capuano Born as Domenico Capuano, known professionally as Dom Capuano, also as Domenico "Mimmo" Capuano is an Italian music producer, composer. He broke through as a producer and songwriter in ...more

Christopher Boyes Christopher Boyes is a sound designer.

Ian Stynes Ian Stynes is a sound designer, sound mixer and sound editor.

Darren Costin Darren Costin is the drummer for the new wave band Wang Chung. Costin first appeared on the group's debut album, Huang Chung, then on their second album Points on a Curve. When drumming, Costin ...more

John Willsteed John Willsteed is an award winning Australian musician and sound designer. As a musician, he is best known as a member of the iconic Brisbane band The Go-Betweens, in which he played bass guitar ...more

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Chen Harpaz Chen Harpaz is a film score composer.

Yasuhiro Morinaga Yasuhiro Morinaga is a Japanese sound designer, music director, sound archivist, and the composer of Musique concrète. He is known as a sound designer for Asian Independent Cinema. ...more

Blake Leyh Blake Leyh is a composer, sound designer, and music supervisor. Leyh's prominent credits include music supervising HBO's television show The Wire, most notably the end theme called "The ...more

Kristian Eidnes Andersen Kristian Eidnes Andersen is a film score composer, a sound designer and a sound editor.

David Esparza David Esparza is a sound effects editor.

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Will Files Will Files is a sound effects editor, sound mixer and sound designer.

Joakim Sundström Joakim Sundström is a Swedish supervising sound editor, sound designer and musician. Born in the Baltic city of Gävle in Sweden and brought up in Buchanan, Liberia on the West African ...more

Jeff Deel Jeff Deel is a sound designer, film editor, actor and cinematographer.

Ruy Garcia Ruy Garcia is a film score composer.

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Sean Garnhart Sean Garnhart is a sound re-recording mixer and sound designer.

Alaa El Kashef Alaa El Kashef is a recording engineer and film sound designer and mixer.

R.S. Shivaji R.S. Shivaji is an actor.

Pete Horner Pete Horner is a sound designer.

Frank Eulner Frank Eulner is a film sound editor.

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James Fonnyadt James Fonnyadt is a sound designer.

Andrew Halasz Andrew Halasz is a sound designer, sound editor and sound mixer.

Dani Fontrodona Dani Fontrodona is a sound designer.

Dan Moses Schreier Dan Moses Schreier is an American composer and sound designer. He is best known for his theatrical music work, on Broadway and elsewhere. Schreier is from Detroit, and lives in New York City. He ...more

Fabiola Ordoyo Fabiola Ordoyo is a sound designer.

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Abigail Savage Abigail Savage is a film sound editor, sound designer and actress.

Robert Matthew Doyle Robert Matthew Doyle is a sound designer and sound re-recording mixer.

Karol Obara Karol Obara is a film score composer and sound designer.

Philipp Mosser Philipp Mosser is a sound editor and sound designer.

Andrea Bella Andrea Bella is a sound editor, sound designer and sound effects editor.

Arun Majumdar Arun Majumdar is a sound designer and sound editor.

Peter Brown Peter Brown is a sound designer, soud effects editor, sound editor and supervising sound editor.

David A. Whittaker David A. Whittaker is a sound designer and sound editor.