Alec Puro

About Alec Puro

Who is it?: Composer, Music Department, Soundtrack
Birth Day: April 19, 1925
Birth Place:  Santa Monica, California, United States

Alec Puro

Alec Puro was born on April 19, 1925 in  Santa Monica, California, United States, is Composer, Music Department, Soundtrack. Alec Puro is an award winning Film and Television composer, accomplished studio musician and entrepreneur. He has created the music for over forty films, thousands of hours of television programming and countless advertisements. Among other projects, Puro is best known for scoring the hit ABC Family/Freeform drama The Fosters, MTV's vigilante dark comedy series Sweet/Vicious as well as several films including The Art Of Getting By starring Emma Roberts and Freddie Highmore and Higher Ground starring Academy Award Nominee Vera Farmiga. A veteran of the indie film world, he recently composed the music for the All Nighter, starring Emile Hirsch and Academy Award Winner J.K. Simmons and A Happening of Monumental Proportions, actress Judy Greer's directorial debut starring Katie Holmes, Allison Janney and Rob Riggle.Puro began his career playing drums in studio sessions with the likes of Jackson Browne, Cher and Robby Krieger of The Doors. In 1996, while attending California Institute of the Arts, Puro launched the band Deadsy with longtime friend Elijah Blue. The group's first album debuted at #99 on the Billboard Top 200 charts, selling 25,000 copies in the first week, and the band embarked upon a decade of world tours opening for bands such as Linkin Park and Stone Temple Pilots, playing to packed audiences at historic venues like Madison Square Garden. He would later collaborate with Linkin Park once again, to compose the music for the 2014 feature film MALL.During his time with Deadsy, Puro also began composing music independently as well as licensing to television shows such as Chicago Hope and NYPD Blue. Puro's first significant success as a composer came from the 2007 hit Sundance film The Good Night. Starring Gwyneth Paltrow and Penelope Cruz, the film and its score both received widespread praise from the likes of Steven Spielberg and Variety Magazine. In 2011, Puro returned to Sundance with two feature films making their debut; The Art of Getting By, starring Freddie Highmore and Emma Roberts, and Higher Ground, the critically acclaimed directorial debut from Academy Award Nominee Vera Farmiga. Puro became a Sundance regular, returning again in 2012 with his third invitation for scoring Jonathan Kasdan's The First Time. Since 2007, Puro's work has been a regular fixture at some of the worlds most integral film festivals, from SXSW to Cannes to the Tribeca Film Festival where his film Like Water won the "Best New Director" award in 2011 and his film Ashby starring Mickey Rourke, Emma Roberts and Nat Wolff made its debut in April 2015.To support his creative endeavors, Puro founded Gramoscope Music in 2006, a full service music production company with an extensive and diverse music catalog for licensing in film and television. Some notable projects they have created music for include the new theme for Real Time With Bill Maher, American Horror Story, Botched, So You Think You Can Dance, Running Wild With Bear Grylls, Wicked Tuna, The Americans, Glee, What to Expect When You're Expecting and Burn Notice to name a few.
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Popular As Alec Puro
Occupation Composer
Age 95 years old
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Born April 19, 1925 ( Santa Monica, California, United States)
Birthday April 19
Town/City  Santa Monica, California, United States
Nationality United States

🌙 Zodiac

Alec Puro’s zodiac sign is Taurus. According to astrologers, Taurus is practical and well-grounded, the sign harvests the fruits of labor. They feel the need to always be surrounded by love and beauty, turned to the material world, hedonism, and physical pleasures. People born with their Sun in Taurus are sensual and tactile, considering touch and taste the most important of all senses. Stable and conservative, this is one of the most reliable signs of the zodiac, ready to endure and stick to their choices until they reach the point of personal satisfaction.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Alec Puro was born in the Year of the Ox. Another of the powerful Chinese Zodiac signs, the Ox is steadfast, solid, a goal-oriented leader, detail-oriented, hard-working, stubborn, serious and introverted but can feel lonely and insecure. Takes comfort in friends and family and is a reliable, protective and strong companion. Compatible with Snake or Rooster.

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Biography/Timeline

1996

In 1996 Puro formed the rock band Deadsy with longtime friend Elijah Blue. After their first album was released the band embarked upon several world tours opening for bands such as Linkin Park and Stone Temple Pilots, playing to packed audiences at historic venues like Madison Square Garden. During his time with Deadsy, Puro also began composing music for various films and television shows. Since 2007, Puro’s film work has been a regular fixture at some of the worlds most integral film festivals, from SXSW to Cannes to the Tribeca Film Festival.

2006

Puro founded Gramoscope Music in 2006. Some projects they have created music for include the new theme for Real Time With Bill Maher, American Horror Story, Botched, So You Think You Can Dance, Running Wild With Bear Grylls, Wicked Tuna, The Americans, Glee, What to Expect When You’re Expecting and Burn Notice.

2012

Puro is married to Actress Marla Sokoloff. Puro and Sokoloff have two daughters: Elliotte Anne (born February 2012) and Olive Mae (born March 2015).

2019

Puro is best known for scoring the hit ABC Family/Freeform drama The Fosters, MTV’s vigilante dark comedy series Sweet/Vicious as well as several films including The Art Of Getting By starring Emma Roberts and Freddie Highmore and Higher Ground starring Academy Award Nominee Vera Farmiga. A veteran of the indie film world, he recently composed the music for the upcoming comedy All Nighter, starring Emile Hirsch and Academy Award Winner J.K. Simmons, and A Happening of Monumental Proportions, Actress Judy Greer’s directorial debut starring Katie Holmes, Allison Janney and Rob Riggle.

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