Gerald Blackstone Net Worth

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Don Black was born on June 21, 1938 in London, England as Gerald Blackstone.

Date Of BirthJune 21, 1938
Place Of BirthLondon, England, UK
ProfessionSoundtrack, Music Department, Writer
Star SignCancer
1Bombay Dreams will debut on Broadway in New York City at the Broadway Theatre on March 28, 2004. [March 2004]
2Brother-in-law of singer Julie Rogers.
3Don Black and Christopher Hampton won the 1995 Tony Award (New York City) for the Author (Book) of the Musical for "Sunset Boulevard".
4Inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2007.
5To date (2007) composed the lyrics for four James Bond title songs: Thunderball (1965), Diamonds Are Forever (1971), The Man with the Golden Gun (1974) and The World Is Not Enough (1999). He also co-wrote the end credits song, "Surrender", from Tomorrow Never Dies (1997), making him the most prolific lyricist of the 007 movie series.
6His lyrics for "Tell Me on a Sunday", performed at the Gielgud Theatre, was nominated for a 2004 Laurence Olivier Theatre Award for Outstanding Musical Production of 2003.
7He was nominated for a 2003 Laurence Olivier Theatre Award: The Hilton Award for Best New Musical of 2002 for "Bombay Dreams", performed at the Apollo Theatre.
8He was awarded the O.B.E. (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in the 1999 Queen's Birthday Honors List for his services to musical theater.


Who's Doing the Dishes?2016TV Series writer - 1 episode
Sing2016writer: "Ben"
The Voice2016TV Series lyrics - 1 episode World Grand Prix2016TV Series writer - 1 episode
Ochéntame... otra vez2016TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Michael Jackson's Journey from Motown to Off the Wall2016Documentary writer: "Ben" - as Donald Black, uncredited
Seriesly2015TV Series writer - 1 episode
The 10 Faces of Michael Jackson2015TV Movie documentary writer: "Ben" - uncredited
45 Years2015writer: "To Sir with Love"
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon2014TV Series lyrics - 2 episodes
P.O.V.2014TV Series documentary lyrics - 1 episode
Tu cara me suena2014TV Series writer - 1 episode
Vive cantando2013TV Series writer - 1 episode
Sons of Anarchy2012TV Series writer - 1 episode
Everything or Nothing2012Documentary writer: "Thunderball"
The Act of Killing2012Documentary lyrics: "Born Free"
Sushi Girl2012lyrics: "Diamonds Are Forever"
Hansi und Hubsi2012TV Movie lyrics: "Diamonds Are Forever Mantronik 007 Mix"
No me la puc treure del cap2012TV Series writer - 1 episode
GleeTV Series lyrics - 2 episodes, 2011 - 2012 writer - 1 episode, 2010
Rude Tube2011TV Series lyrics - 1 episode
Michael Jackson: The Life of an Icon2011Documentary writer: "Ben"
The Nostalgia Chick2011TV Series lyrics - 1 episode
Estudio 12011TV Series writer - 1 episode
Banda sonoraTV Series writer - 1 episode, 2011 lyrics - 1 episode, 2009
Land GirlsTV Series writer - 3 episodes, 2011 lyrics - 2 episodes, 2011
So You Think You Can Dance2010TV Series lyrics - 1 episode
Dancing with the Stars2010TV Series writer - 1 episode
20 to 12008-2010TV Series documentary writer - 2 episodes
So You Think You Can Dance2010TV Series writer - 1 episode
SuperSilvester 20092009TV Movie writer: "Diamonds Are Forever"
50 años de2009TV Series writer - 1 episode
Make It or Break It2009TV Series writer - 1 episode
Londres, París, Roma 32009TV Movie writer: "Amics per sempre"
Pirate Radio2009lyrics: "To Sir with Love" 1967
The X Factor2006-2008TV Series writer - 3 episodes
Burn After Reading2008writer: "Born Free" 1966
60/902008TV Series writer - 1 episode
Operación triunfo2008TV Series writer - 1 episode
1 quart de 32008TV Series writer - 1 episode
Donkey Xote2007writer: "Born Free"
España baila. De 'La vaca lechera' al 'Aserejé'2007TV Mini-Series documentary writer: "Amigos para siempre Friends for Life"
TV Land Confidential2007TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
El club2007TV Series writer - 1 episode
Memòries de la tele2007TV Series writer - 1 episode
American IdolTV Series lyrics - 1 episode, 2007 writer - 1 episode, 2002
Dexter2006TV Series writer - 1 episode
Wedding Wars2006TV Movie writer: "Ben"
Australian Idol2004-2006TV Series writer - 3 episodes
Sarah Brightman: Diva - The Video Collection2006Video writer: "Amigos para siempre"
Madagascar2005writer: "Born Free"
The SimpsonsTV Series 2 episodes, 1993 - 2005 writer - 1 episode, 1991
Singapore Idol2004TV Series writer - 1 episode
That '70s Show2004TV Series lyrics - 1 episode
Boo, Zino & the Snurks2004lyrics: "No Small Wonder"
Will & Grace2003TV Series writer - 1 episode
Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle2003writer: "Born Free"
Espera2003Short writer: "Amigos Para Siempre Friends for Life"
Willard2003writer: "Ben"
A Guy Thing2003writer: "Born Free" - as Donald Black
Andrew Lloyd Webber: Masterpiece2002TV Special documentary lyrics: "The Heart Is Slow To Learn"
Stars and the Moon: Betty Buckley Live at the Donmar2002Video lyrics: "As If We Never Said Goodbye"
Happy Anniversary Mr. Bond2002TV Movie documentary writer: "The World Is Not Enough"
Die Another Day: From Script to Screen2002Video lyrics: "Diamonds Are Forever"
Bond Girls Are Forever2002TV Movie documentary lyrics: "Diamonds are Forever", "The Living Daylights", "Thunderball", "The World Is Not Enough"
Idols2002TV Series writer - 1 episode
Queer as Folk2002TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Broadway Concert2002Video documentary lyrics: "Andrew Lloyd Webber Medley"
Zoolander2001writer: "Born Free"
Christmas Carol: The Movie2001writer: "It's The Heart That Matters Most"
Super Speedway2000Documentary writer: "On Days Like These"
The King of Queens2000TV Series lyrics - 1 episode
Thomas and the Magic Railroad2000writer: "Some Things Never Leave You", "I Know How the Moon Must Feel"
Stars in Their Eyes1993-2000TV Series writer - 4 episodes
Soft Toilet Seats1999writer: "Born Free"
Great Performances1998-1999TV Series lyrics - 2 episodes
The World Is Not Enough1999lyrics: "The World is not Enough"
An Audience with Tom Jones1999TV Special writer: "Thunderball"
Tom's Midnight Garden1999writer: "After Always"
Bernadette Peters in Concert1998TV Movie lyrics: "Unexpected Song" - uncredited
Mystery Science Theater 30001998TV Series lyrics - 1 episode
Boy Meets World1998TV Series lyrics - 1 episode
Tomorrow Never Dies1997lyrics: "Surrender"
Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas1997Video writer: "Stories", "As Long As There's Christmas", "Don't Fall in Love", "As Long As There's Christmas Reprise", "A Cut Above the Rest", "As Long As There's Christmas End Title"
In & Out1997writer: "With One Look"
Plump Fiction1997writer: "To Sir With Love"
The 49th Annual Tony Awards1995TV Special lyrics: "As If We Never Said Goodbye"
Barbra: The Concert1995TV Special documentary lyrics: "As If We Never Said Goodbye" 1992 - uncredited
Dirty Weekend1993writer: "Bella"
The Gun in Betty Lou's Handbag1992writer: "Born Free"
Freddie as F.R.O.7.1992lyrics: "Keep Your Dreams Alive"
Cerimònia de clausura jocs olímpics Barcelona '921992TV Movie writer: "Friends for Life Amigos para siempre"
Night Court1992TV Series lyrics - 1 episode
Only Fools and Horses....1991TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonTV Series lyrics - 1 episode, 1991 writer - 1 episode, 1976
The 44th Annual Tony Awards1990TV Special lyrics: "Love Changes Everything"
The Krays1990writer: "Walk Away"
Moonwalker1988lyrics: "Ben"
Emu's Wide World1988TV Series lyrics - 1 episode
A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon1988lyrics: "I'M NOT AFRAID TO SAY GOODBYE", "CHANCES ARE"
The Tortellis1987TV Series lyrics - 1 episode
The 40th Annual Tony Awards1986TV Special lyrics: "Unexpected Song"
The Worst Witch1986TV Movie lyrics: "The Worst Witch Growing Up Isn't Easy"
The 39th Annual Tony Awards1985TV Special lyrics: "Tell Me on a Sunday"
Scandalous1984lyrics: "It's Scandalous"
The Golden Seal1983lyrics: "LETTING GO"
The 37th Annual Tony Awards1983TV Special lyrics: "It's About Magic"
Svengali1983TV Movie lyrics: "I Never Lost a Lover Yet", "One Dream at a Time", "Getting Some Feeling Back"
Pornô!1981lyrics: "Born Free" - uncredited
The Two Ronnies1981TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Facts of Life1981TV Series lyrics - 1 episode
Honky Tonk Freeway1981writer: "Diamond Trinkets"
The Nude Bomb1980lyrics: "You're Always There"
Top of the Pops1977-1980TV Series writer - 6 episodes
The Bitch1979writer: "The Bitch", "Pour Your Little Heart Out", "I Feel Lucky Tonight", "Dancing on the Edge of a Heartache", "Just Like We Never Said Goodbye" as "Never Say Goodbye"
Ashanti1979lyrics: "Don't Lose the Feeling" end title song
A Real American Hero1978TV Movie lyrics: "Walking Tall"
The Stud1978lyrics: "Let's Go Disco" - uncredited
Het is weer zo laat!1978TV Series lyrics - 2 episodes
Quark1978TV Series lyrics - 1 episode
The 49th Annual Academy Awards1977TV Special writer: "Come to Me"
The JacksonsTV Series lyrics - 1 episode, 1977 music - 1 episode, 1977
The Pink Panther Strikes Again1976lyrics: "Until You Love Me", "Come to Me"
A Special Olivia Newton-John1976TV Special writer: "Sam" - uncredited
It's Showtime1976Documentary lyrics: "Showtime"
Robin and Marian1976lyrics: "This Way Mary" - uncredited
Doc Savage: The Man of Bronze1975lyrics: "Theme Song from Doc Savage"
The 47th Annual Academy Awards1975TV Special writer: "Wherever Love Takes Me"
The Wilby Conspiracy1975lyrics: "All the Wishing in the World" - uncredited
Shampoo1975lyrics: "Born Free" 1966 - uncredited
Kicma1975writer: "Pesma tisine"
The Man with the Golden Gun1974lyrics: "The Man with the Golden Gun"
The Longest Yard1974as Black, "Born Free"
The Tamarind Seed1974lyrics: "Play It Again"
The Dove1974lyrics: "Sail the Summer Winds"
Paul and Michelle1974lyrics: "Paul And Michelle"
Cahill U.S. Marshal1973lyrics: "A Man Gets To Thinkin'"
The Graham Kennedy Show1973TV Series writer - 2 episodes
The 45th Annual Academy Awards1973TV Special writer: "Ben"
Walking Tall1973lyrics: "Walking Tall"
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland1972Nursery Rhyme, Reprise, Evidence Read At The Trail Of The Knave Of Hearts", lyrics: "The Duchess Is Waiting", "Curiouser And Curiourser", "You've To Know When To Stop", "The Last Word Is Mine", "Digging For Apples", "There Goes Bill", "How Doth The Little Busy Bee", "Dum And Dee Dance", "From The Queen An Invitation For The Duchess To Play Croquette", "The Duchess' Lullaby", "It's More Like A Pig Than A Baby", "I See What I Eat", "Twinkle, Twinkle Little Bat", "The Pun Song", "Off With Their Hea
Pancho Villa1972lyrics: "We All End Up the Same"
The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour1972TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Public Eye1972lyrics: "Follow Follow"
Ben1972lyrics: "Ben's Song", "Start the Day"
Diamonds Are Forever1971lyrics: "Diamonds are Forever"
Goodbye Gemini1970writer: "Tell the World We're Not In"
Hoffman1970lyrics: "If There Ever Is a Next Time"
A Walk in the Spring Rain1970lyrics: "A Walk in the Spring Rain"
Satan's Harvest1970writer: "Two People"
Sounds Like Us1970TV Series writer - 1 episode
With Love in Mind1970lyrics: "With Love in Mind"
The 42nd Annual Academy Awards1970TV Special writer: "True Grit"
The Lawrence Welk Show1967-1970TV Series lyrics - 2 episodes
Mister Jerico1970TV Movie lyrics: "Mister Jerico"
True Grit1969lyrics: "True Grit"
The Italian Job1969lyrics: "On Days Like These", "Getta Bloomin' Move On!" uncredited
Midas Run1969writer: "The Midas Run"
Run Wild, Run Free1969"Run Wild, Run Free"
The Jonathan Winters Show1969TV Series lyrics - 1 episode
The Southern Star1969lyrics: "The Southern Star"
The Guru1969lyrics: "Where did you come from?"
Sinful Davey1969lyrics: "Sinful Davey"
Some Girls Do1969lyrics: "Some Girls Do"
Tender Moment1968lyrics: "Where Did Our Summers Go"
The Limbo Line1968lyrics: "Here I Go Again"
Hot Millions1968lyrics: "This Time"
Work Is a 4-Letter Word1968writer: "Work Is a Four-Letter Word"
Boom!1968lyrics: "Hideaway"
The Party1968lyrics: "Nothing to Lose" 1968, "The Party" 1968
The Red Skelton Hour1968TV Series lyrics - 1 episode
House of 1,000 Dolls1967writer: "House of a Thousand Dolls"
The Long Duel1967"When the World is Ready"
To Sir, with Love1967lyrics: "To Sir, With Love"
The Vengeance of Fu Manchu1967lyrics: "The Real Me", "Where Are the Men"
The 39th Annual Academy Awards1967TV Special lyrics: "Born Free"
Born Free1966lyrics: "Born Free" - uncredited
Hollywood a Go Go1966TV Series writer - 1 episode
Thunderball1965lyrics: "Thunderball"
Bandstand1965TV Series writer - 1 episode
Shindig!TV Series writer - 1 episode, 1965 lyrics - 1 episode, 1964
Go Go Mania1965writer: "Walk Away", "For Mamma" - uncredited
A Coming-Out Party1961writer: "Tiggetty Boo" - uncredited

Music Department

Archie2015/IIlyrics / songwriter
Land Girls2011TV Series lyrics - 5 episodes
Aspects of Love2005lyrics by
Aspects of Love1993TV Movie lyrics by
Andrew Lloyd Webber: The Premiere Collection Encore1992Video lyrics: from "Aspects of Love" and "Song and Dance"
Song & Dance1984TV Movie lyrics by
The Bitch1979music and lyrics by: original songs
Tell Me on a Sunday1979TV Movie lyrics by
Doc Savage: The Man of Bronze1975lyrics by
Love Among the Ruins1975TV Movie lyricist


Gulliver's Travels1977screenplay


Michael Jackson: The Life of an Icon2011Documentary with thanks to


The Story of Musicals2012TV Series documentaryHimself
Breakfast2004-2011TV SeriesHimself - Lyricist / Himself - Songwriter / Himself
Songbook2009TV SeriesHimself
Imagine2009TV Series documentaryHimself - Songwriter
Legends2007TV Series documentaryHimself
James Bond's Greatest Hits2006TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Making of 'The Italian Job'2003Video documentaryHimself
This Is Your Life1994-2003TV Series documentaryHimself
Omnibus2000-2002TV Series documentaryHimself - Lyricist / Himself
The Real Shirley Bassey2001TV Movie documentaryHimself (interviewee)
Walk on By: The Story of Popular Song2001TV Series documentaryHimself
The Bond Sound: The Music of 0072000Video documentary shortHimself
Countdown1999TV SeriesHimself
Nobody Does It Better: The Music of James Bond1997TV Movie documentaryHimself
The 49th Annual Tony Awards1995TV SpecialHimself - Winner: Best Book of a Musical & Best Original Score
Test of Faith1987TV Movie documentaryHimself
The 39th Annual Academy Awards1967TV SpecialHimself - Best Song Winner
Virginia McKenna's Born Free2016TV Movie documentaryHimself - Lyricist
Tin Pan Alley2016TV SeriesHimself
A Bond for Life: How James Bond Changed My Life2016DocumentaryHimself
The Nation's Favourite Bond Song2015TV Movie documentaryHimself
How to Make a Number One Record2015TV Movie documentaryHimself - lyricist and broadcaster
The Alan Titchmarsh Show2013TV SeriesHimself

Won Awards

1973Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Original SongBen (1972)
1967OscarAcademy Awards, USABest Music, Original SongBorn Free (1966)

Nominated Awards

2000Sierra AwardLas Vegas Film Critics Society AwardsBest Original SongThe World Is Not Enough (1999)
2000OFTA Film AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Music, Original SongThe World Is Not Enough (1999)
1998AnnieAnnie AwardsOutstanding Individual Achievement for Music in an Animated Feature ProductionBeauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas (1997)
1977OscarAcademy Awards, USABest Music, Original SongThe Pink Panther Strikes Again (1976)
1975OscarAcademy Awards, USABest Music, Original SongGold (1974)
1975Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Original SongThe Dove (1974)
1973OscarAcademy Awards, USABest Music, Original SongBen (1972)
1970OscarAcademy Awards, USABest Music, Original SongTrue Grit (1969)
1970Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Original SongTrue Grit (1969)
1968GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Original Score Written for a Motion Picture or Television ShowTo Sir, with Love (1967)
1967Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Original Song in a Motion PictureBorn Free (1966)

3rd Place Awards

1967Golden LaurelLaurel AwardsSongBorn Free (1966)

Known for movies

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