Alexandre Michel Gérard Desplat (born 23 August 1961) is a French film composer. He has received six Academy Award nominations, six BAFTA nominations (winning one), six Golden Globe Award nominations (winning one), and five Grammy nominations (winning one). Desplat has worked on a variety of Hollywood films, including independent and commercial successes like The Queen, The Golden Compass, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, The Twilight Saga: New Moon, Fantastic Mr. Fox, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 and Part 2, The Grand Budapest Hotel, The King's Speech, Argo, Zero Dark Thirty and Godzilla.
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