Bergmans

Paul Williams, Stefanie Powers, Mark Snow, Marilyn Bergman, Alan Bergman, and Tyne Daly at the 20th Annual ASCAP Film & Television Music Awards on April 27, 2005.

Alan (b. 1925) and Marilyn Bergman (b. 1929) are married songwriters working professionally in the entertainment business since the 1950s. They have been inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame, received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Academy of Songwriters, and have won several Emmys and Oscars.

At least two of their songs have been performed by the Muppets, both of them in The Muppet Show episode 201: "Sweet Gingerbread Man" and "The Windmills of Your Mind". They also wrote the Frank Sinatra hit "Nice 'n' Easy" which was performed by Nancy Sinatra in her Las Vegas show featuring the Muppets, Movin' with Nancy: Nice 'n' Easy. Additionally, Alan Bergman wrote the song "That Face" with Lew Spence which was used in The Muppet Show: On Tour!

Their songs have been performed by the likes of Barbra Streisand, Liza Minnelli, Johnny Mathis, Tony Bennett, Rosemary Clooney, Céline Dion, and dozens of others, and their credits include at least seven songs with John Williams, a song for Michael Jackson on his E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial storybook album, songs for A Star Is Born, Tootsie, Summer of ’42, The Way We Were, and Yentl, as well as the theme songs for the TV series Maude, Good Times, The Nancy Walker Show, The Sandy Duncan Show, and Alice.

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