Ernest Gold age

Ernest Gold (Composer ) was born in Austria on a Wednesday, July 13, 1921 . Ernest Gold is 97 years old. He is a Cancer and was born in the Year of the Rooster .

Academy Award-winning composer. He wrote the scores for “Exodus,” “Fun with Dick and Jane,” and many other films.

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FULL NAME: Ernest Gold
BIRTH DATE: July 13, 1921
AGE: 97 years old
ZODIAC: Cancer


Ernest Gold is a Composer. He married singer and actress Marni Nixon in 1950, and they divorced in 1969. His son Andrew Gold also became a composer and was best known for writing ‘Thank You for Being a Friend,’ the 1978 song that would serve as the theme to ‘The Golden Girls,’ the long-running television sitcom. He emigrated from Austria to the United States in 1938 and began his career in 1945. It would last until 1992.

DID YOU KNOW He was nominated for an Academy Award four times and a Golden Globe three times. He won a Grammy Award and a Golden Globe for 1959’s “On the Beach” and an Oscar for “Exodus” from 1960.

FACT He wrote the score for the 1963 comedy “It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World” directed by Stanley Kramer .

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Currently, Ernest Gold is 97 years old. He will celebrate his 98th birthday on a Wednesday, July 13th. Below we countdown to his upcoming birthday.


Ernest Gold’s zodiac sign is Cancer. According to astrologers, Cancer’s life pursuit is constant reassurance and intimacy and a secret desire to feel safe (emotionally, spiritually, romantically and financially). People of this zodiac sign like art, home-based hobbies, relaxing near or in water, helping loved ones, and dislike strangers and revealing of personal life. The strengths of this sign are: tenacious, highly imaginative, loyal, emotional, sympathetic, persuasive, while weaknesses can be moody, pessimistic, suspicious, manipulative and insecure. The greatest overall compatibility with Cancer is Capricorn and Taurus.

Ernest Gold was born in the Year of the Rooster. Rooster people are honest, observant and hardworking. They seldom rely on other people in daily life, which can make them impatient when dealing with others. This year is the year of the Pig.

DID YOU KNOW Life expectancy in United States is about 79 years.

Ernest Gold is a 97 years old Composer, who was born in July, in the Year of the Rooster (1921) and is a Cancer.

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