INFORMATION FROM IMDb
Date of birth
20 January 1911
Date of death
30 August 1984
Woodland Hills, California, USA.
Eva May Hoffman (c. 1937 - ?) (her death) 2 children
He was nominated for an Oscar for his musical direction on the classic Sun Valley Serenade (1941).
Brother of composers Alfred Newman and Lionel Newman
Is the great uncle of composer Joey Newman
Uncle of composers Randy Newman, Thomas Newman, Maria Newman, David Newman and Producer Carroll Newman
Children: William Robert Newman and Arleen Newman.
A native of Connecticut, Newman entered films in 1940 as the musical director on 13 films.
He was credited on 25 films in 1941 and 28 in 1942, one of which, Whispering Ghosts,
contained his first (uncredited) contribution as a composer.
He had 15 titles in 1943, including "Musical Direction" for the all-black musical
Stormy Weather and the 20th Century Fox wartime film Chetniks! The Fighting Guerrillas, 19
in 1944, 17 in 1945 and 16 in 1946, including Hugo Friedhofer's Academy Award score
for The Best Years of Our Lives, which he also conducted.
Between 1950 and 1965, Newman was the composer on 23 films,
most of which were lower-budget B movies.
He also provided the music for numerous 1950s TV shows.
Newman died in Woodland Hills, a suburb of Los Angeles.
Family connections, marriage and children
Emil Newman's older brother was renowned film composer Alfred Newman (1901–1970),
whose sons David and Thomas are also composers.
His younger brother was another famous film composer, Lionel Newman(1916–1989),
whose grandson Joey Newman is a film and TV composer. Another brother, Irving,
was the father of still another acclaimed film musical personality, songwriter Randy Newman.
Newman was married to bit-part actress Eva May Hoffman aka Eve Farrell.
They had two children, daughter Arleen (born 1939) and son William Robert (born August 14, 1937).
William Robert Newman is the father of Jill Newman, Sarah Devries,
Memo Marcus and Jaice Newman. The offspring of Arleen Newman and Dennis Crosby (son of Bing Crosby) are Erin Colleen Crosby and Kelly Lee Crosby. Dennis also adopted Katherine Denise Buelle, Arleen's daughter by her first husband Mike Buelle.
1965 The Great Sioux Massacre
1959 Riot in Juvenile Prison
1959 New York Confidential (TV series)
1958 Unwed Mother
1958 Hong Kong Confidential
1957 The Adventures of Tugboat Annie (TV series)
1957 Death in Small Doses
1957 Chicago Confidential
1957 The Iron Sheriff
1957 The New Adventures of Charlie Chan (TV series)– Charlie's Highland Fling (1957)
1956 Seven Wonders of the World (documentary)
1956 The Count of Monte Cristo (TV series)
1955 The Naked Street
1954 Ring of Fear
1954 The Mad Magician
1954 Camels West
1953 Treasure of Kalifa
1953 99 River Street
1953 Island in the Sky
1953 War Paint
1952 Big Jim McLain
1952 The San Francisco Story
1952 Rancho Notorious
1952 Japanese War Bride
1951 The Lady Says No
1951 Journey Into Light
1951 The Groom Wore Spurs
1951 Cry Danger
1950 Woman on the Run
1948 A Song Is Born (uncredited)
1948 Jungle Patrol
1943 Tonight We Raid Calais
1943 Dixie Dugan
1942 Over My Dead Body
1942 Time to Kill
1942 Quiet Please: Murder
1942 The Hammond Mystery
1942 Dr. Renault's Secret
1942 Careful, Soft Shoulder
1942 The Magnificent Dope
1942 Whispering Ghosts