- Randy Newman is an all-time great film composer
- He's best known for Disney movies like Toy Story
- See Randy Newman's career highlights in our video
Randall Stewart Newman was born in 1943 and lived in New Orleans until he was 11 years old when his family moved back to Los Angeles. Newman had three uncles who were film composers during the golden age of Hollywood, Alfred, Lionel and Emil Newman.
Randy Newman Is The Famous Disney Film Composer
Randy Newman began writing songs when he was 17 years old and studied music at UCLA before dropping out one semester shy of graduating. But that sure didn't stop him from succeeding in the field.
Randy Newman would go on to become one of the best-known film composers out there. For his work with Disney and films like Toy Story, Newman has won awards and earned the highest of acclaim.
Watch the video to learn about this talented film composer!