Russ Landau, composer of the ubiquitous Survivor theme, had his first weekly episodic series and Emmy nomination with SeaQuest DSV (1995-96) and has continued a steady run of hits including Survivor, Fear Factor, Average Joe, The Net, and many other popular television series. He is busy composing music for TV and film projects today out of his Los Angeles studio.
Russ is the proud recipient of more than 40 ASCAP primetime television awards, three Emmy nominations, one win, and a Grammy Award. Russ received an honorary doctorate from his alma matter, the University of Bridgeport, in 2010.
Emmy Win (Primetime) - Theme Song (Best Main Title)
Emmy Nominated 3x -
SeaQuest Theme, Survivor Theme, Pirate Master
ASCAP Awards -
Over 40 most performed underscore, themes and top series awards
Best Album Grammy (New Age) -
Prayer For The Wild Things, Paul Winter Consort
Honorary Doctorate -
University of Bridgeport