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Johnny Green

AKA John Waldo Green

Born: 10-Oct-1908
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 15-May-1989
Location of death: Beverly Hills, CA
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Composer, Songwriter

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Body and Soul

Father: Vivian I. Green (realtor/banker)
Mother: Irma Jellenik
Wife: Carol Falk (m. 29-Apr-1930, div. 22-Nov-1937)
Wife: Betty Furness (m. 26-Nov-1937, div. 1943)
Wife: Bonnie Waters ("Bunny", m. 20-Nov-1943, until his death, three daughters)
Daughter: Barbara ("Babbie")
Daughter: Kim
Daughter: Kathe

    High School: Horace Mann School, Riverdale, NY
    University: BA Economics, Harvard University (1928)

    Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Chairman, Music Branch
    ASCAP Board of Directors
    Screen Composers Association President (1965-72)
    Oscar 1959 Best Music, Score of a Musical, for Easter Parade
    Oscar 1952 Best Music, Score, for An American in Paris
    Oscar 1954 Best Short, 1 Reel for Overture to The Merry Wives of Windsor
    Oscar 1962 Best Music, Score, for West Side Story (shared)
    Oscar 1969 Best Music, Score, for Oliver!
    Golden Globe 1950 for The Inspector General (score)
    Grammy 1962 for West Side Story (soundtrack, shared)
    Songwriters Hall of Fame 1972
    Hollywood Walk of Fame 6925 Hollywood Blvd. (motion pictures)

    Something in the Wind (1-Aug-1947)
    Start Cheering (3-Mar-1938)

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