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Gordon Jenkins

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Biography

Webster Groves, Missouri, USA
Prolific composer ("Manhattan Tower"), songwriter ("Goodbye"), conductor, arranger and author, educated in public schools and then a banjoist in orchestras and on radio in St. Louis, Missouri, then came to Hollywood in 1938 as music director for NBC and composer of scores for films, radio, and night club revues. He conducted and arranged the Broadway musical "The Show Is On", and composed the Broadway stage score for "Along Fifth Avenue". Joining ASCAP in 1935, his other popular-song compositions include "Blue Prelude", "You Have Taken My Heart", "When a Woman Loves a Man", "P.S. Read more...

Actor

Character: Himself - Conductor

Magnavox Presents Frank Sinatra 1973

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Character: Himself - Orchestra Leader

The Colgate Comedy Hour 1950

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Character: The Music Director

The Kraft Music Hall 1967

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Writing

Composing