Anne Dudley

An eclectic and gifted composer, Anne Dudley began her career as a session musician and arranger. With Trevor Horn, she arranged such hits as "Two Tribes" (recorded by Frankie Goes to Hollywood) and co-wrote "Buffalo Girls" (recorded by Malcolm McClaren). Together, Dudley and Horn founded Art of Noise, a pioneer in the innovative technique of remixing and music sampling which influenced hip hop and techno-pop. Segueing to film and television work, she composed the scores for such films as "Buster" (1988), Cameron Crowe's "Say Anything" (1989), two Neil Jordan films, "The Miracle" (1991) and "The Crying Game" (1992) and "Hollow Reed" (1996). Her small screen credits including the end theme to the "Inspector Alleyn Mysteries" and the series "Anna Lee." Dudley received an Oscar for Best Musical or Comedy Score for her work on "The Full Monty" (1997). In addition to providing original music, she created new arrangements for the other songs, including the showstopping finale "You Can Keep Your Hat On." Following her breakout success, Dudley went on to score "American History X" (1998).