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Christopher Young

OCCUPATION

Music Director

LANGUAGE

English

BORN

28 Apr, 1958 Red Bank, New Jersey, United States

RESIDENCE

New York, New York, USA

Christopher Young

Christopher Young (born April 28, 1958) is an American composer and orchestrator of film and television scores.

Many of his compositions are for horror and thriller films, including Hellraiser, Species, Urban Legend, The Grudge, The Exorcism of Emily Rose, Drag Me to Hell, Sinister, Deliver Us from Evil and Pet Sematary. Other works include Copycat, Set It Off, Entrapment, The Hurricane, Swordfish, Ghost Rider, Spider-Man 3 and The Shipping News, for which he was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Original Score.

Young was honored with the prestigious Richard Kirk award at the 2008 BMI Film and TV Awards. The award is given annually to a composer who has made significant contributions to film and television music.

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