You may not have recognized his face, but the sounds of Marvin Hamlisch were unmistakable.
Prolific composer Hamlisch, who died Monday at 68, created the score for numerous cinematic classics, providing the music for movies ranging from the intense to the frivolous.
What were some of his better-known cinematic efforts? Here's a brief rundown:
"Take The Money and Run" Woody Allen's early movie about a wayward chain gang would be one of a few Hamlisch collaborations with the director. He also composed the score for "Bananas" and had a score or song in many other non-Allen comedies, including "Three Men and a Baby," "Bedtime Stories" and "How To Lose a Guy In 10 Days," appearing in the latter film as himself.
"The Way We Were" Perhaps his most notable effort on the big screen, Hamlisch was behind both the score and title song for the 1973 Robert Redford-Barbra Streisand romance -- and won Oscars for each. He would win a third Oscar for his work on "The Sting," for which he wrote or adapted several songs, including the catchy ragtime-y theme "The Entertainer," which was originally written by Scott Joplin.
"Sophie's Choice" Meryl Streep's World War II drama was bolstered by the contribution of Hamlisch, who was nominated for an Oscar for his compositions. The strings in the love theme remain haunting and melancholic 30 years later.