Mark Snow

Brooklyn native Mark Snow has been making music since the 1950s. Following a start in the music industry as a popular recording artist with his band the New York Rock and Roll Ensemble, Mark made the switch to composer for television and film in the 1970s. This prolific composer, best known for his scores for such television series as The X-Files, The Ghost Whisperer, Smallville, One Tree Hill, Kojak, Millenium, Pasadena, Dynasty, Falcon Crest, T. J. Hooker, Cagney and Lacey, , Starsky and Hutch, Gemini Man, Family and Hart to Hart , is the only ASCAP composer to receive the “Most Performed Background Music” award every year consecutively since the inception of the award in 1985-6. He has been nominated 14 times for Emmy’s for his work on television series and television films including Helter, Skelter, Children of the Dust, Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All and Something about Amelia. Recent film projects include the scores for the X-Files movie , and White Irish Drinkers, and indie film directed by John Gray. His TV career continues with the new hit CBS show, Blue Bloods, and Ringer, on the CW network. Snow is  also the only composer to do three films for the iconic and legendary French director, Alain Resnais. He is currently finishing up Resnais’s last film, “Vous N’Avez Encore Rien Vous”.

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