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Late Hollywood Composer Jerry Goldsmith Receives Star On Walk Of Fame

Jerry Goldsmith's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame during a ceremony in Hollywood, on May 9, 2017. (Chris Delmas/AFP/Getty Images)
Jerry Goldsmith's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame during a ceremony in Hollywood, on May 9, 2017. (Chris Delmas/AFP/Getty Images)

Composer Jerry Goldsmith was a force in Hollywood for more than 50 years. His Oscar-nominated film scores include “Planet of the Apes,” “Patton,” “Chinatown” and “Hoosiers.”

The composer died in 2004 at the age of 75, but this week he was honored in Hollywood with a star on the Walk of Fame. Reporter Tim Greiving ( @tgreiving) reminds us of Goldsmith’s legacy.

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