John Williams

Composer John Williams Full Name: John Williams [John Towner Williams]


Profession: Composer
Why Famous: In a career spanning over six decades, Williams composed the famously recognizable scores for such films as Schindler's List, Indiana Jones, the Star Wars series, Jurassic Park, and the first three Harry Potter films.

With a slew of Oscar, Grammy, BAFTA, Golden Globe and Saturn awards, "America's composer" is one of the most respected cinematic composers today.

Born: February 8, 1932 (86 years old)
Star Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA

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