Jerry Goldsmith bio

Birth Name: Jerrald King Goldsmith

Occupation: Composer

Place Of Birth: Pasadena

Date Of Birth: February 10, 1929

Date Of Death: July 21, 2004

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Jerry Goldsmith was born on the 10th of February, 1929. He was popular for being a Composer. Prolific composer and conductor who received an Oscar for his work on The Omen in 1976. His other scores include soundtracks for The Mummy, which won a Saturn Award, and Mulan, which was nominated for a Golden Globe Award.

Jerry Goldsmith was born in Pasadena. He started playing the piano at age six, but did not take much of an interest in it until age 11. He was nominated for 18 Academy Awards, four British Academy Film Awards, nine Golden Globes, and six Grammy Awards.

Jerry Goldsmith was a Aquarius and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Jerry Goldsmith was born in 1920s. The 1920s represented an era of change and growth. The decade was one of learning and exploration. The economic boom and the Jazz Age were over, and America began the period called the Great Depression. Discover what happened on this day.

Jerrald King Goldsmith is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


Jerry’s Jerrald King Goldsmith attended University of Southern California, Los Angeles City College, Berklee College of Music.


Jerry Goldsmith’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Jerry Goldsmith’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Jerry Goldsmith kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Jerry Goldsmith was born in the Year of the Serpent.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Jerrald King Goldsmith
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
BIRTH SIGN: Aquarius
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Jerry Goldsmith was a Aquarius. People of this zodiac sign like to have fun with friends, help others, fight for causes, are a good listener and dislike broken promises, being bored, and people who disagree with them. The strengths of this sign are being independent, original, while the weaknesses can be running from emotional expression, temperamental and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Aquarius is Leo and Sagittarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Jerry Goldsmith was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are often seen as humorous and gifted in literature and art. However, the snake can be overly suspicious, which makes them a bit paranoid.

Ruling Planet: Jerry Goldsmith had a ruling planet of Uranus and has a ruling planet of Uranus. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Neptune and Pluto, were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Jerry Goldsmith’s birth sign is Aquarius and he had a ruling planet of Uranus.

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