Van Dyke Parks

Born Jan 3, 1943
  • Composer, Record producer, Musician, Author, Actor, Lyricist, Film Score Composer, Singer-songwriter, Poet, Music Director
Van Dyke Parks is an American composer, arranger, record producer, instrumentalist, singer-songwriter, author, and actor. Parks is perhaps best known for his collaborations with musician Brian Wilson, and especially for his lyrical contributions to the Beach Boys' Smile project. Besides numerous col...

Van Dyke Parks Stats

Nickname

: George Washington Brown, Maestro Van Dyke Parks

Profession

: Composer, Record producer, Musician, Author, Actor, Lyricist, Film Score Composer, Singer-songwriter, Poet, Music Director

Nationality

: United States of America

Date of Birth

: Jan 3, 1943 (73 years old)

Place of Birth

: Hattiesburg
Appearances

Van Dyke Parks Film Roles

  1. Silverchair: Across the Night: Creation of Diorama
  2. Klaus Voormann: With the Beatles
  3. He Said, She Said
    Priest
  4. Popeye
    Hoagy - the Piano Player

Van Dyke Parks Film Appearances

  1. Klaus Voormann: With the Beatles
  2. Who Is Harry Nilsson (And Why Is Everybody Talkin' About Him)?

Van Dyke Parks TV Starring Roles

  1. Bonino

Van Dyke Parks TV Guest Roles

  1. The Orchid's Curse
    Jack Racine
    The Orchid's Curse
  2. 12:32 A.M.
    Eddie Stone
  3. The Broken Spur
    Robbie
  4. The Devil as a Roaring Lion
  5. The Golden Key
    Horace
  6. The Tale of the Frog Prince
    The Musician
  7. The Prince and the Puppet
    Lawrence Alden

Van Dyke Parks Albums

  1. Song Cycle
  2. Discover America
    Discover America
  3. Clang of the Yankee Reaper
  4. Jump!
  5. Moonlighting: Live at the Ash Grove
  6. Idiosyncratic Path: The Best of Van Dyke Parks
  7. Tokyo Rose
  8. Orange Crate Art
    Orange Crate Art
  9. The Brave Little Toaster
  10. Arrangements, Volume 1