Veteran TV Sound and Music Supervisor Dies — His Credits Included ‘Starsky and Hutch,’ ‘Barney Miller,’ ‘Beverly Hills, 90210’

Feb 19, 2014  •  Post A Comment

A veteran television sound supervisor and music supervisor with credits going back to the 1960s has died. Variety reports that Rocco (Rocky) Moriana, who worked for producers including Aaron Spelling and Danny Thomas, died Feb. 5 at his home in Calabasas, Calif. He was 86.

Moriana’s credits included shows such as “Barney Miller,” Starsky and Hutch” and “Charlie’s Angels,” the story notes. He also worked on miniseries and telepictures, including “21 Hours at Munich” and “The Boy in the Plastic Bubble.”

Moriana served in the Navy during World War II, and witnessed the first A-bomb tests in the Marshall Islands. After he returned to civilian life, he majored in film at USC, the story says.

His early TV credits including the 1960s series "The Guns of Will Sonnett," "That Girl" and "My World and Welcome to It." He kept up his prolific career well into the 1990s, including working as a music editor on 61 episodes of "Beverly Hills, 90210."

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