Anthony Newley (Director) | Playbill

Anthony Newley


He also co-wrote the score to the film classic, "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory," and often sang "The Candy Man," the film's signature number (also a hit for Sammy Davis Jr.). He also wrote the James Bond movie theme, "Goldfinger," a hit for Shirley Bassey.

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  • Born: Sep 24, 1931 in London, Hackney, ENGLAND
  • Death: Apr 14, 1999 in Jensen Beach, FL, USA


Theatre World Awards
1965 Composer and Lyricist Nominee
Tony Award
1965 Best Direction of a Musical Nominee
1965 Composer and Lyricist Nominee
1963 Best Actor in a Musical Nominee
1963 Composer and Lyricist Nominee
1963 Author of a Musical Nominee

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