James Newton Howard is an American composer best known for his scores to motion pictures. He is one of the most popular and respected composers for cinema, and has scored over 100 films. The recipient of eight Academy Award nominations, some of Howard's best known film scores include The Prince of Tides , The Fugitive , Dinosaur , King Kong , I Am Legend The Dark Knight , and, most recently Green Lantern , The Hunger Games , and Snow White & the Huntsman . He is also known for his collaboration with director M. Night Shyamalan, having scored all his films since The Sixth Sense . Howard...
|Birthdate:||June 9, 1951|
|Birthplace:||Los Angeles, California|
|Education:||University of Southern California, The Thacher School|
|Also known as:||Peter Pan , James Newtown Howard, James Howard Newton|