October 3, 1951
Nick Glennie-Smith (born October 3, 1951) is an English film score composer. His most prominent work is a collaboration with Hans Zimmer on the scores to the 1994 animated film The Lion King, the 1996 action film The Rock, the 2006 historical movie Children of Glory, and the 1993 drama Point of No Return. Glennie-Smith has also written scores for the films Home Alone 3, The Man in the Iron Mask, We Were Soldiers, the score for the Disney animated film The Lion King II: Simba's Pride, Lauras Stern, Der kleine Eisbär 2 - Die geheimnisvolle Insel, and A Sound of Thunder.
Glennie-Smith is part of Zimmer's film score company Remote Control Productions, to which he has conducted soundtracks such as The Simpsons Movie, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, X-Men: First Class, and The Lion King.