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Hans Zimmer

Composer / Guitarist / Pianist / Record Producer | * 09/12/1957 (66) | Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
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Hans Florian Zimmer (German pronunciation: [ˈhans ˈfloːʁi̯aːn ˈtsɪmɐ] ; born 12 September 1957) is a German-born American film score composer and music producer. He has won two Oscars, four Grammys, and has been nominated for three Emmys and a Tony. Zimmer was also named on the list of Top 100 Living Geniuses, published by The Daily Telegraph in 2007. His works are notable for integrating electronic music sounds with traditional orchestral arrangements. Since the 1980s, Zimmer has composed music for over 150 films. He has won two Academy Awards for Best Original Score for The Lion King (1994), and for Dune (2021). His works include Gladiator, The Last Samurai, the Pirates of the Caribbean series, The Dark Knight trilogy, Inception, Man of Steel..."> ()
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Hans Florian Zimmer(born September 12th, 1957) is a German composer and record producer. Since the 1980s, he has composed music for over 150 films. His works includeThe Lion King, for which he wonAcademy Award for Best Original Scorein 1994, thePirates of the Caribbeanseries,The Thin Red Line,Gladiator,The Last Samurai,The Dark Knight Trilogy,Inception, andInterstellar. Zimmer spent the early part of his career in the United Kingdom before moving to the United States. He is the head of the film music division atDreamWorksstudios and works with other composers through the company that he founded,Remote Control Productions. Zimmer's works are notable for integratingelectronic musicsounds with traditional orchestral arrangements. He has received fourGrammy Awards, threeClassical BRIT Awards, twoGolden Globes, and anAcademy Award. He was also named on the list of Top 100 Living Geniuses, published byThe Daily Telegraph.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Action | Adventure

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Awards & Nominations for Hans Zimmer

2x Academy Award for Best Original Score Officer's Cross of The Order of Merit of The Federal Republic of Germany Stephen Hawking Medal for Science Communication Gold Medal of Merit in the Fine Arts Goethe Plaque of the City of Frankfurt Grammy Award for Best Arrangement, Instrumental and Vocals Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame Golden Globe Award for Best Original Score Academy Awards Golden Globe Awards Grammy Awards Saturn Awards Disney Legends 7x Academy Award for Best Original Score 3x Academy Award for Best Original Musical or Comedy Score Academy Award for Best Original Dramatic Score
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Movies with Hans Zimmer as Actor(24)

TV Shows/Series with Hans Zimmer as Actor(7)

as himself2011 Hollywood in Vienna
as himself1981 Wetten, dass..?
as Self - Musical Guest (uncredited)1975 Saturday Night Live
as himself1968 60 Minutes

Movies with Hans Zimmer as Crew(208)

Sound/Original Music Composer2024 Dune: Part Two
Sound/Music Producer2024 Damsel
Sound/Original Music Composer2024 Mufasa: The Lion King
Sound/Original Music Composer2024 Dune Messiah
Sound/Original Music Composer2024 Kung Fu Panda 4
Sound/Original Music Composer2023 The Calm
Sound/Original Music Composer2023 Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret.
Sound/Original Music Composer2023 The Creator
Sound/Original Music Composer2022 The Son
Sound/Original Music Composer2022 The Survivor
Sound/Music Producer2022 The Volcano: Rescue from Whakaari
Sound/Original Music Composer2022 Top Gun: Maverick
Sound/Original Music Composer2021 Resurrection
Sound/Original Music Composer2021 Army of Thieves
Sound/Original Music Composer2021 No Time to Die
Sound/Original Music Composer2021 The Unforgivable
Sound/Original Music Composer2021 Dune
Sound/Music Producer2021 Dune
Sound/Original Music Composer2021 The Boss Baby: Family Business
Sound/Original Music Composer2020 The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run
Crew/Thanks2020 Black Is King
Sound/Original Music Composer2020 Rebuilding Paradise
Sound/Original Music Composer2020 Hillbilly Elegy
Sound/Music Producer2020 The Real Right Stuff
Sound/Original Music Composer2020 Wonder Woman 1984
Sound/Original Music Composer2019 Dark Phoenix
Sound/Music Supervisor2019 Looking Up
Crew/Executive Music Producer2019 The Lion King
Sound/Original Music Composer2019 The Lion King
Sound/Original Music Composer2018 Believer
Sound/Music2018 Ability
Sound/Original Music Composer2018 Widows
Sound/Original Music Composer2017 Blade Runner 2049
Sound/Original Music Composer2017 Dunkirk
Sound/Original Music Composer2017 The Last Face
Sound/Original Music Composer2017 The Boss Baby
Sound/Original Music Composer2017 The Road of Love
Sound/Original Music Composer2016 Inferno
Sound/Original Music Composer2016 Kung Fu Panda: Secrets of the Scroll
Sound/Original Music Composer2016 Kung Fu Panda 3
Sound/Original Music Composer2016 Hidden Figures
Sound/Music2016 Expectation
Sound/Original Music Composer2016 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
Production/Executive Producer2015 Les Bosquets
Sound/Original Music Composer2015 Les Bosquets
Sound/Original Music Composer2015 Freeheld
Sound/Original Music Composer2015 Chappie
Sound/Original Music Composer2015 Woman in Gold
Sound/Original Music Composer2015 The Little Prince
Sound/Original Music Composer2014 Son of God
Sound/Original Music Composer2014 Interstellar
Sound/Original Music Composer2014 Winter's Tale
Sound/Music Score Producer2014 Divergent
Sound/Original Music Composer2014 The Amazing Spider-Man 2
Crew/Executive Music Producer2013 Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters
Sound/Original Music Composer2013 The Lone Ranger
Sound/Original Music Composer2013 Man of Steel
Sound/Original Music Composer2013 12 Years a Slave
Sound/Original Music Composer2013 Mr. Morgan's Last Love
Sound/Original Music Composer2013 Rush
Sound/Original Music Composer2012 Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted
Sound/Original Music Composer2012 Maggie Simpson in The Longest Daycare
Sound/Original Music Composer2012 The Dark Knight Rises
Sound/Original Music Composer2011 Kung Fu Panda: Secrets of the Masters
Sound/Original Music Composer2011 Kung Fu Panda 2
Sound/Original Music Composer2011 Rango
Crew/Thanks2011 Pizza Man
Sound/Original Music Composer2011 The Dilemma
Sound/Original Music Composer2011 Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides
Sound/Original Music Composer2011 Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows
Sound/Music Score Producer2010 Despicable Me
Sound/Original Music Composer2010 How Do You Know
Sound/Original Music Composer2010 Megamind
Sound/Original Music Composer2010 Henri 4
Sound/Original Music Composer2010 Inception
Sound/Music2010 Kung Fu Panda Holiday
Sound/Original Music Composer2009 Angels & Demons
Crew/Executive Music Producer2009 Monsters vs Aliens
Sound/Original Music Composer2009 It's Complicated
Sound/Original Music Composer2009 Sherlock Holmes
Sound/Original Music Composer2008 The Dark Knight
Crew/Executive Music Producer2008 Iron Man
Sound/Music Consultant2008 Babylon A.D.
Sound/Original Music Composer2008 Frost/Nixon
Sound/Original Music Composer2008 The Burning Plain
Sound/Original Music Composer2008 Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa
Sound/Musician2008 Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa
Sound/Original Music Composer2008 Kung Fu Panda
Crew/Executive Music Producer2007 Bee Movie
Crew/Thanks2007 Sicko
Sound/Original Music Composer2007 The Simpsons Movie
Sound/Original Music Composer2007 Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End
Sound/Original Music Composer2006 The Holiday
Sound/Original Music Composer2006 The Da Vinci Code
Crew/Executive Music Producer2006 Over the Hedge
Sound/Original Music Composer2006 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest
Sound/Original Music Composer2005 Madagascar
Sound/Music Score Producer2005 Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit
Sound/Music Score Producer2005 The Island
Sound/Original Music Composer2005 The Weather Man
Sound/Original Music Composer2005 Batman Begins
Sound/Original Music Composer2005 The Little Polar Bear 2: The Mysterious Island
Sound/Original Music Composer2004 King Arthur
Sound/Original Music Composer2004 Spanglish
Sound/Original Music Composer2004 Laura's Star
Sound/Original Music Composer2004 Thunderbirds
Crew/Thanks2004 Shrek 2
Sound/Original Music Composer2004 Shark Tale
Sound/Original Music Composer2003 Matchstick Men
Sound/Original Music Composer2003 Something's Gotta Give
Sound/Original Music Composer2003 Tears of the Sun
Sound/Original Music Composer2003 The Last Samurai
Sound/Original Music Composer2003 Thelma & Louise: The Last Journey
Sound/Original Music Composer2002 Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron
Sound/Original Music Composer2002 The Ring
Sound/Original Music Composer2001 Hannibal
Crew/Thanks2001 Shrek
Sound/Original Music Composer2001 Breaking the Silence: The Making of Hannibal
Sound/Original Music Composer2001 Invincible
Sound/Original Music Composer2001 Pearl Harbor
Sound/Original Music Composer2001 Black Hawk Down
Sound/Original Music Composer2001 Riding in Cars with Boys
Sound/Original Music Composer2001 The Pledge
Sound/Original Music Composer2000 The Road to El Dorado
Crew/Thanks2000 Dungeons & Dragons
Crew/Thanks2000 Chicken Run
Sound/Original Music Composer2000 Mission: Impossible II
Sound/Conductor2000 Mission: Impossible II
Sound/Original Music Composer2000 An Everlasting Piece
Production/Executive Producer2000 King of the Jungle
Sound/Original Music Composer2000 Gladiator
Sound/Original Music Composer1999 Chill Factor
Sound/Original Music Composer1998 The Last Days
Crew/Executive Music Producer1998 Antz
Sound/Original Music Composer1998 The Thin Red Line
Sound/Original Music Composer1998 The Prince of Egypt
Sound/Original Music Composer1997 The Peacemaker
Sound/Original Music Composer1997 As Good as It Gets
Sound/Original Music Composer1997 Smilla's Sense of Snow
Sound/Original Music Composer1996 Muppet Treasure Island
Sound/Original Music Composer1996 The Rock
Sound/Music Producer1996 Twister
Sound/Original Music Composer1996 Two Deaths
Sound/Original Music Composer1996 The Fan
Sound/Original Music Composer1996 The Preacher's Wife
Crew/Additional Music1996 The Whole Wide World
Sound/Original Music Composer1996 Broken Arrow
Sound/Original Music Composer1995 Crimson Tide
Sound/Original Music Composer1995 Nine Months
Sound/Original Music Composer1995 Beyond Rangoon
Sound/Original Music Composer1995 Something to Talk About
Sound/Original Music Composer1994 Renaissance Man
Sound/Original Music Composer1994 I'll Do Anything
Sound/Original Music Composer1994 The Lion King
Sound/Original Music Composer1994 Drop Zone
Sound/Original Music Composer1993 Younger and Younger
Sound/Original Music Composer1993 True Romance
Sound/Original Music Composer1993 Calendar Girl
Sound/Original Music Composer1993 The House of the Spirits
Sound/Original Music Composer1993 Cool Runnings
Sound/Original Music Composer1993 Point of No Return
Sound/Original Music Composer1992 A League of Their Own
Sound/Original Music Composer1992 Radio Flyer
Sound/Original Music Composer1992 Toys
Sound/Original Music Composer1992 The Power of One
Sound/Original Music Composer1991 Thelma & Louise
Sound/Original Music Composer1991 Where Sleeping Dogs Lie
Sound/Original Music Composer1991 White Fang
Sound/Original Music Composer1991 Backdraft
Sound/Original Music Composer1991 To the Moon, Alice
Sound/Original Music Composer1991 Regarding Henry
Sound/Original Music Composer1991 K2
Sound/Original Music Composer1990 Chicago Joe and the Showgirl
Sound/Original Music Composer1990 Arcadia
Sound/Original Music Composer1990 Days of Thunder
Sound/Original Music Composer1990 Fools of Fortune
Sound/Original Music Composer1990 Green Card
Sound/Original Music Composer1990 Pacific Heights
Sound/Original Music Composer1990 Bird on a Wire
Sound/Original Music Composer1989 Driving Miss Daisy
Sound/Original Music Composer1989 Dark Obsession
Sound/Original Music Composer1989 Black Rain
Sound/Original Music Composer1989 Twister
Sound/Original Music Composer1988 Nightmare at Noon
Sound/Original Music Composer1988 Paperhouse
Sound/Original Music Composer1988 The Fruit Machine
Sound/Original Music Composer1988 The Nature of the Beast
Sound/Original Music Composer1988 Prisoner of Rio
Sound/Original Music Composer1988 Burning Secret
Sound/Original Music Composer1988 A World Apart
Sound/Original Music Composer1988 Rain Man
Sound/Original Music Composer1988 Taffin
Sound/Original Music Composer1987 Terminal Exposure
Sound/Original Music Composer1986 The Zero Boys
Sound/Original Music Composer1986 Separate Vacations
Crew/Additional Music1986 Castaway
Sound/Original Music Composer1986 The Wind
Sound/Original Music Composer1985 Insignificance
Sound/Original Music Composer1984 Success Is the Best Revenge
Sound/Original Music Composer1984 The Story of O Part 2
Sound/Original Music Composer1982 Superhero

TV Shows/Series with Hans Zimmer as Crew(13)

Sound/Original Music Composer2024 The Tattooist of Auschwitz
Sound/Original Music Composer2023 Planet Earth III
Sound/Theme Song Performance2023 Planet Earth III
Sound/Main Title Theme Composer2023 Planet Earth III
Sound/Original Music Composer2022 Frozen Planet II
Sound/Original Music Composer2022 The Night Logan Woke Up
Sound/Original Music Composer2022 Prehistoric Planet
Sound/Main Title Theme Composer2021 Around the World in 80 Days
Sound/Main Title Theme Composer2019 Seven Worlds, One Planet
Sound/Original Music Composer2016 Planet Earth II
Sound/Main Title Theme Composer2016 The Crown
Sound/Original Music Composer2010 Through the Wormhole
Sound/Music Producer2005 Blood+

Additional Information

Full Name: Hans Florian Zimmer
Born: Thursday, 09/12 1957 (September) in Frankfurt am Main (Germany) (current age: 66 years + 260 days)
Zodiac sign: Virgo (Chinese zodiac sign: Rooster)
Languages: German (DE, native language), English (EN)
Educated at: Hurtwood House
Member of: Helden
Record Label: Remote Control Productions, Bleeding Fingers Music
Spouses (current/former): Vicki Carolin, Suzanne Zimmer
Children: Jake Zimmer, Zoë Zimmer, Annabel Zimmer
Other names for Hans Zimmer (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Hans F. Zimmer"
"Hans Florian Zimmer"
"The Buggles"
Hans Zimmer frequently works together with these people:
Andy Samberg (29x, Actor)
Christopher Nolan (27x, Crew)
Bruce Fowler (24x, Crew)
Bill Hader (21x, Actor)
James L. Brooks (20x, Crew)
Kevin Kaska (20x, Crew)
Ron Howard (19x, Crew)
Christopher Boyes (19x, Crew)
Lorne Balfe (19x, Crew)
Danial Hajibarat (19x, Crew)
Tom McGrath (18x, Actor)
Fred Armisen (18x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:6523, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 05/18/2024