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Joseph Richard Conlan is a film & television composer based in Los Angeles. He is best known for his scores to the television series NCISTour of Duty and Simon & Simon, and to feature films Spiders 3D and Behind Enemy Lines: Colombia.

Joe is also known for integrating electronic music textures with conventional orchestration. He has received several awards and nominations.

Joe's earliest notable television credits are Simon & SimonTour of DutyThe Equalizer and V: The Final Battle. Recent feature scores include Toolbox Murders and Mortuary (for legendary film director Tobe Hooper), Behind Enemy Lines: Colombia (dir.: Tim Matheson), Spiders 3D (dir.: Tibor Takács), and for television, the series NCIS. Most recently Joe wrote the romantic-comedy score to the feature film The Callback Queen for Film Venture London and director Graham Cantwell. Joe has been nominated for two EMMY awards, one for Mortal Sins (starring Christopher Reeve) and another for Miracle Run (starring Aidan Quinn & Zac Efron). Joe has also won Best Score at The Underground Cinema Awards (2010) for his score to the short film No Justice (directed by Dublin director Alan Walsh) and won Best Song at the Rome International Film Festival (2004) for the title song Finding Home (lyric by Holly Conlan).

Joe has dual citizenship with the U.S. and Ireland (EU). He is represented by Brice Gaeta at ICM in Los Angeles.

He was co-composer on the episode 'BIRDS OF PARADISE'

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