Roy Frederick Budd (14 March 1947 – 7 August 1993), was a British jazz musician and composer, known for his film scores.
Born in South Norwood, Surrey, Budd became interested in music from an early age and had built up a vast musical repertoire by the age of eight. On leaving school at the age of sixteen, he embarked on a professional career as a jazz pianist and formed The Roy Budd Trio, with bassist Pete Morgan and drummer Chris Karan.
He composed his first film score in 1970 and became a prolific composer of films during the seventies and eighties writing the scores for over fifty films. Get Carter and The Wild Geese are among some of his best known scores.