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Alan Bergman (born September 11, 1925) and Marilyn Bergman (née Keith), born November 10, 1929) are American lyricists and songwriters. They have been married since 1958.

They were both born in Brooklyn, New York City. Alan studied at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill while Marilyn studied at New York University.

The Bergmans have written the music and lyrics for many well known television shows, movies, and stage musicals. The Bergmans have won two Academy Awards for Best Original Song and have been added into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.

They wrote songs for In the Heat of the Night, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Tootsie, The Thomas Crown Affair, The Happy Ending, and The Magic Garden of Stanley Sweetheart.

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