Mychael Danna

Mychael Danna

Gender: Male
Known for: Sound
Birthday: 1958-09-20 (63 years old)

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Biography

Mychael Danna (born September 20, 1958) is a Canadian composer of film and television scores. He won both the Golden Globe and Oscar for Best Original Score for Life of Pi. He has also won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Music Composition for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special (Original Dramatic Score) in his work on the miniseries World Without End.

Personal Life

Danna's wife Aparna is of Indian origin; the couple have two sons. He is the older brother of composer Jeff Danna.

Early Life

Danna was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, but his family moved to Burlington, Ontario, when he was four weeks old. He is the brother of fellow composer Jeff Danna. He studied music composition at the University of Toronto, winning the Glenn Gould Composition Scholarship in 1985.

Filmography

All 107

Movies 104

TV shows 3

Self 1

Original Music Composer
Where the Crawdads Sing (2022)

Where the Crawdads Sing (2022)

Movie
Composer
Return to Space (2022)

Return to Space (2022)

Movie
Original Music Composer
The Addams Family 2 (2021)

The Addams Family 2 (2021)

Movie
8.33
Composer
Cinderella (2021)

Cinderella (2021)

Movie
2.5
Original Music Composer
Stillwater (2021)

Stillwater (2021)

Movie
Composer
Guest of Honour (2020)

Guest of Honour (2020)

Movie
Composer
Onward (2020)

Onward (2020)

Movie
6.32
Original Music Composer
The Addams Family (2019)

The Addams Family (2019)

Movie
6.38
Original Music Composer
After the Wedding (2019)

After the Wedding (2019)

Movie
3.5
Composer
The Red Sea Diving Resort (2019)

The Red Sea Diving Resort (2019)

Movie
Composer
A Dog's Way Home (2019)

A Dog's Way Home (2019)

Movie
7.5
Composer
On the Basis of Sex (2018)

On the Basis of Sex (2018)

Movie
9
Music
The Breadwinner (2017)

The Breadwinner (2017)

Movie
7.67
Original Music Composer
The Man Who Invented Christmas (2017)

The Man Who Invented Christmas (2017)

Movie
6
Original Music Composer
Alias Grace (2017)

Alias Grace (2017)

TV show
5
Original Music Composer
The Last Tycoon (2017)

The Last Tycoon (2017)

TV show
6
Self
Score: A Film Music Documentary (2017)

Score: A Film Music Documentary (2017)

Movie
Original Music Composer
Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk (2016)

Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk (2016)

Movie
6
Composer
Storks (2016)

Storks (2016)

Movie
6.59
Composer
Sanjay's Super Team (2015)

Sanjay's Super Team (2015)

Movie
6
Original Music Composer
The Good Dinosaur (2015)

The Good Dinosaur (2015)

Movie
7
Composer
Remember (2015)

Remember (2015)

Movie
1
Composer
The Captive (2014)

The Captive (2014)

Movie
3.5
Original Music Composer
Transcendence (2014)

Transcendence (2014)

Movie
6
Original Music Composer
Devil's Knot (2013)

Devil's Knot (2013)

Movie
Composer
Life of Pi (2012)

Life of Pi (2012)

Movie
6
Music
World Without End (2012)

World Without End (2012)

TV show
6
Original Music Composer
Moneyball (2011)

Moneyball (2011)

Movie
6.2
Composer
The Whistleblower (2010)

The Whistleblower (2010)

Movie
3
Composer
Going the Distance (2010)

Going the Distance (2010)

Movie
Composer
Cooking With Stella (2010)

Cooking With Stella (2010)

Movie
Music
The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (2009)

The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (2009)

Movie
8
Original Music Composer
The Time Traveler's Wife (2009)

The Time Traveler's Wife (2009)

Movie
6.86
Original Music Composer
(500) Days of Summer (2009)

(500) Days of Summer (2009)

Movie
7.46
Composer
Adoration (2009)

Adoration (2009)

Movie
Original Music Composer
Chloe (2009)

Chloe (2009)

Movie
1
Composer
Management (2009)

Management (2009)

Movie
Composer
Pomegranates and Myrrh (2009)

Pomegranates and Myrrh (2009)

Movie
Composer
Stone of Destiny (2008)

Stone of Destiny (2008)

Movie
Music
How Can It Be (2008)

How Can It Be (2008)

Movie
Original Music Composer
Lakeview Terrace (2008)

Lakeview Terrace (2008)

Movie
6
Original Music Composer
New York, I Love You (2008)

New York, I Love You (2008)

Movie
Composer
Heaven on Earth (2008)

Heaven on Earth (2008)

Movie
Composer
Trucker (2008)

Trucker (2008)

Movie
Composer
Migration (2008)

Migration (2008)

Movie
Original Music Composer
To Each His Own Cinema (2007)

To Each His Own Cinema (2007)

Movie
Original Music Composer
Surf's Up (2007)

Surf's Up (2007)

Movie
6.22
Composer
Fracture (2007)

Fracture (2007)

Movie
5.59
Music
Breach (2007)

Breach (2007)

Movie
3.5
Composer
The Nativity Story (2006)

The Nativity Story (2006)

Movie
Original Music Composer
Little Miss Sunshine (2006)

Little Miss Sunshine (2006)

Movie
6.67
Composer
Lonely Hearts (2006)

Lonely Hearts (2006)

Movie
Composer
Where the Truth Lies (2005)

Where the Truth Lies (2005)

Movie
Original Music Composer
Capote (2005)

Capote (2005)

Movie
3.75
Original Music Composer
Tideland (2005)

Tideland (2005)

Movie
2
Composer
Eve and the Fire Horse (2005)

Eve and the Fire Horse (2005)

Movie
Composer
Water (2005)

Water (2005)

Movie
Composer
Aurora Borealis (2005)

Aurora Borealis (2005)

Movie
6
Composer
Being Julia (2004)

Being Julia (2004)

Movie
3
Original Music Composer
Vanity Fair (2004)

Vanity Fair (2004)

Movie
6
Original Music Composer
Shattered Glass (2003)

Shattered Glass (2003)

Movie
9
Composer
The Snow Walker (2003)

The Snow Walker (2003)

Movie
Composer
Antwone Fisher (2002)

Antwone Fisher (2002)

Movie
Composer
The Guys (2002)

The Guys (2002)

Movie
Composer
Ararat (2002)

Ararat (2002)

Movie
Composer
The Matthew Shepard Story (2002)

The Matthew Shepard Story (2002)

Movie
Composer
Hearts in Atlantis (2001)

Hearts in Atlantis (2001)

Movie
6
Composer
Monsoon Wedding (2001)

Monsoon Wedding (2001)

Movie
4
Composer
Stranger Inside (2001)

Stranger Inside (2001)

Movie
Original Music Composer
Green Dragon (2001)

Green Dragon (2001)

Movie
Composer
Chosen (2001)

Chosen (2001)

Movie
6
Original Music Composer
Bounce (2000)

Bounce (2000)

Movie
Composer
Ride with the Devil (1999)

Ride with the Devil (1999)

Movie
6
Composer
Felicia's Journey (1999)

Felicia's Journey (1999)

Movie
Music
The Confession (1999)

The Confession (1999)

Movie
Original Music Composer
Girl, Interrupted (1999)

Girl, Interrupted (1999)

Movie
5.87
Composer
8MM (1999)

8MM (1999)

Movie
5.18
Composer
At the End of the Day: The Sue Rodriguez Story (1998)

At the End of the Day: The Sue Rodriguez Story (1998)

Movie
Composer
The Sweet Hereafter (1997)

The Sweet Hereafter (1997)

Movie
1
Composer
Regeneration (1997)

Regeneration (1997)

Movie
Composer
The Ice Storm (1997)

The Ice Storm (1997)

Movie
5.67
Composer
Dangerous Offender: The Marlene Moore Story (1996)

Dangerous Offender: The Marlene Moore Story (1996)

Movie
Composer
Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love (1996)

Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love (1996)

Movie
Music
Lilies (1996)

Lilies (1996)

Movie
Composer
Johnny Mnemonic (1995)

Johnny Mnemonic (1995)

Movie
6.75
Composer
Dance Me Outside (1995)

Dance Me Outside (1995)

Movie
Composer
Dead Stop (1995)

Dead Stop (1995)

Movie
Composer
Exotica (1994)

Exotica (1994)

Movie
5
Composer
Narmada: A Valley Rises (1994)

Narmada: A Valley Rises (1994)

Movie
Composer
The Darling Family (1994)

The Darling Family (1994)

Movie
Composer
Hush Little Baby (1994)

Hush Little Baby (1994)

Movie
Composer
Ordinary Magic (1993)

Ordinary Magic (1993)

Movie
Composer
Gross Misconduct: The Life of Brian Spencer (1993)

Gross Misconduct: The Life of Brian Spencer (1993)

Movie
Composer
Johann's Gift to Christmas (1992)

Johann's Gift to Christmas (1992)

Movie
Music
My Niagara (1992)

My Niagara (1992)

Movie
Composer
The Adjuster (1992)

The Adjuster (1992)

Movie
2
Composer
The Big Slice (1991)

The Big Slice (1991)

Movie
Composer
Speaking Parts (1989)

Speaking Parts (1989)

Movie
Original Music Composer
Cold Comfort (1989)

Cold Comfort (1989)

Movie
Composer
Termini Station (1989)

Termini Station (1989)

Movie
Composer
One Man Out (1989)

One Man Out (1989)

Movie
Composer
Murder One (1988)

Murder One (1988)

Movie
Composer
Blood Relations (1988)

Blood Relations (1988)

Movie
Composer
Caribe (1987)

Caribe (1987)

Movie
Composer
Family Viewing (1987)

Family Viewing (1987)

Movie
Composer
Metal Messiah (1978)

Metal Messiah (1978)

Movie
Composer
My Father's Dragon

My Father's Dragon

Movie

Information

Known for
Sound

Gender
Male

Birthday
1958-09-20 (63 years old)

Place of birth
Winnipeg, Canada

Children
Keshav Danna, Arjun Danna

Siblings
Jeff Danna

Citizenships
Canada

Awards
Academy Award for Best Original Score

Jeff Danna
Mychael Danna
Jeff Danna worked together with Mychael Danna in:
16 Movies
1 TV shows
Atom Egoyan
Mychael Danna
Atom Egoyan worked together with Mychael Danna in:
16 Movies
Paul Sarossy
Mychael Danna
Paul Sarossy worked together with Mychael Danna in:
14 Movies
Susan Shipton
Mychael Danna
Susan Shipton worked together with Mychael Danna in:
13 Movies
Arsinée Khanjian
Mychael Danna
Arsinée Khanjian worked together with Mychael Danna in:
11 Movies
Phillip Barker
Mychael Danna
Phillip Barker worked together with Mychael Danna in:
8 Movies
Robert Lantos
Mychael Danna
Robert Lantos worked together with Mychael Danna in:
7 Movies
Maury Chaykin
Mychael Danna
Maury Chaykin worked together with Mychael Danna in:
7 Movies
Bruce Greenwood
Mychael Danna
Bruce Greenwood worked together with Mychael Danna in:
7 Movies
Steve Munro
Mychael Danna
Steve Munro worked together with Mychael Danna in:
6 Movies
Simone Urdl
Mychael Danna
Simone Urdl worked together with Mychael Danna in:
6 Movies
Nicolas Stiliadis
Mychael Danna
Nicolas Stiliadis worked together with Mychael Danna in:
6 Movies
Avy Kaufman
Mychael Danna
Avy Kaufman worked together with Mychael Danna in:
6 Movies
Tim Squyres
Mychael Danna
Tim Squyres worked together with Mychael Danna in:
6 Movies
David Hemblen
Mychael Danna
David Hemblen worked together with Mychael Danna in:
6 Movies
Don McKellar
Mychael Danna
Don McKellar worked together with Mychael Danna in:
6 Movies
Mira Nair
Mychael Danna
Mira Nair worked together with Mychael Danna in:
6 Movies
Stephanie Carroll
Mychael Danna
Stephanie Carroll worked together with Mychael Danna in:
5 Movies
Declan Quinn
Mychael Danna
Declan Quinn worked together with Mychael Danna in:
5 Movies
John Buchan
Mychael Danna
John Buchan worked together with Mychael Danna in:
4 Movies
1 TV shows
Jason Knight
Mychael Danna
Jason Knight worked together with Mychael Danna in:
4 Movies
1 TV shows
Ang Lee
Mychael Danna
Ang Lee worked together with Mychael Danna in:
5 Movies
Gabrielle Rose
Mychael Danna
Gabrielle Rose worked together with Mychael Danna in:
5 Movies
Ludek Bogner
Mychael Danna
Ludek Bogner worked together with Mychael Danna in:
4 Movies
Debra Hanson
Mychael Danna
Debra Hanson worked together with Mychael Danna in:
4 Movies
Arjun Bhasin
Mychael Danna
Arjun Bhasin worked together with Mychael Danna in:
4 Movies
Linda Del Rosario
Mychael Danna
Linda Del Rosario worked together with Mychael Danna in:
4 Movies
Rob Simonsen
Mychael Danna
Rob Simonsen worked together with Mychael Danna in:
4 Movies
Mark Friedberg
Mychael Danna
Mark Friedberg worked together with Mychael Danna in:
4 Movies
Sandra Cunningham
Mychael Danna
Sandra Cunningham worked together with Mychael Danna in:
4 Movies
Allyson C. Johnson
Mychael Danna
Allyson C. Johnson worked together with Mychael Danna in:
4 Movies
Mark Musselman
Mychael Danna
Mark Musselman worked together with Mychael Danna in:
4 Movies
Stephen Traynor
Mychael Danna
Stephen Traynor worked together with Mychael Danna in:
4 Movies
Jennifer Weiss
Mychael Danna
Jennifer Weiss worked together with Mychael Danna in:
4 Movies
Nick Rotundo
Mychael Danna
Nick Rotundo worked together with Mychael Danna in:
4 Movies
Sarah Polley
Mychael Danna
Sarah Polley worked together with Mychael Danna in:
3 Movies
1 TV shows
Elias Koteas
Mychael Danna
Elias Koteas worked together with Mychael Danna in:
4 Movies
Christopher Plummer
Mychael Danna
Christopher Plummer worked together with Mychael Danna in:
4 Movies
Uma Da Cunha
Mychael Danna
Uma Da Cunha worked together with Mychael Danna in:
3 Movies
Beth Pasternak
Mychael Danna
Beth Pasternak worked together with Mychael Danna in:
3 Movies
Erich Stratmann
Mychael Danna
Erich Stratmann worked together with Mychael Danna in:
3 Movies
Kasia Walicka-Maimone
Mychael Danna
Kasia Walicka-Maimone worked together with Mychael Danna in:
3 Movies
Paul Intson
Mychael Danna
Paul Intson worked together with Mychael Danna in:
3 Movies
Thomas Milano
Mychael Danna
Thomas Milano worked together with Mychael Danna in:
3 Movies
Nicholas Dodd
Mychael Danna
Nicholas Dodd worked together with Mychael Danna in:
3 Movies
Goro Koyama
Mychael Danna
Goro Koyama worked together with Mychael Danna in:
3 Movies
Jennifer L. Smith
Mychael Danna
Jennifer L. Smith worked together with Mychael Danna in:
3 Movies
Michael McMahon
Mychael Danna
Michael McMahon worked together with Mychael Danna in:
3 Movies
David Hamilton
Mychael Danna
David Hamilton worked together with Mychael Danna in:
3 Movies
Kerry Barden
Mychael Danna
Kerry Barden worked together with Mychael Danna in:
3 Movies
Camelia Frieberg
Mychael Danna
Camelia Frieberg worked together with Mychael Danna in:
3 Movies
David Webb
Mychael Danna
David Webb worked together with Mychael Danna in:
3 Movies
William Vince
Mychael Danna
William Vince worked together with Mychael Danna in:
3 Movies
J. Winston Carroll
Mychael Danna
J. Winston Carroll worked together with Mychael Danna in:
3 Movies
Lynne Adams
Mychael Danna
Lynne Adams worked together with Mychael Danna in:
3 Movies
Tricia Wood
Mychael Danna
Tricia Wood worked together with Mychael Danna in:
3 Movies
Caroline Baron
Mychael Danna
Caroline Baron worked together with Mychael Danna in:
3 Movies
Aaron L. Gilbert
Mychael Danna
Aaron L. Gilbert worked together with Mychael Danna in:
3 Movies
Sidney Kimmel
Mychael Danna
Sidney Kimmel worked together with Mychael Danna in:
3 Movies
Frederick Elmes
Mychael Danna
Frederick Elmes worked together with Mychael Danna in:
3 Movies
Deborah Aquila
Mychael Danna
Deborah Aquila worked together with Mychael Danna in:
3 Movies
Bruce McDonald
Mychael Danna
Bruce McDonald worked together with Mychael Danna in:
3 Movies
Billy Ray
Mychael Danna
Billy Ray worked together with Mychael Danna in:
2 Movies
1 TV shows
Paul Gross
Mychael Danna
Paul Gross worked together with Mychael Danna in:
2 Movies
1 TV shows
Duane Murray
Mychael Danna
Duane Murray worked together with Mychael Danna in:
3 Movies
Charles Martin Smith
Mychael Danna
Charles Martin Smith worked together with Mychael Danna in:
3 Movies
Wendy Crewson
Mychael Danna
Wendy Crewson worked together with Mychael Danna in:
3 Movies
Reese Witherspoon
Mychael Danna
Reese Witherspoon worked together with Mychael Danna in:
3 Movies
Chloë Grace Moretz
Mychael Danna
Chloë Grace Moretz worked together with Mychael Danna in:
3 Movies
Steve Zahn
Mychael Danna
Steve Zahn worked together with Mychael Danna in:
3 Movies
Chris Cooper
Mychael Danna
Chris Cooper worked together with Mychael Danna in:
3 Movies
David Strathairn
Mychael Danna
David Strathairn worked together with Mychael Danna in:
3 Movies
Irrfan Khan
Mychael Danna
Irrfan Khan worked together with Mychael Danna in:
3 Movies
Deepa Mehta
Mychael Danna
Deepa Mehta worked together with Mychael Danna in:
3 Movies
Oscar Isaac
Mychael Danna
Oscar Isaac worked together with Mychael Danna in:
3 Movies
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