Amanda McBroom (born August 9, 1946) is an American singer, song-writer and cabaret performer. One of the songs she has written is "The Rose," which Bette Midler sang in the movie of the same name. She is also known for writing some of the songs in The Land Before Time film series with Michele Brourman.
She has also starred in the New York, Los Angeles, California, San Francisco] and European productions of Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris, and made her Broadway debut in the Cy Coleman and Dorothy Fields musical, Seesaw (musical).
McBroom is also an actress, with guest-starring or recurring roles on such television series as Star Trek: The Next Generation ("The Measure of a Man"), Hawaii Five-O, Magnum, P.I., M*A*S*H, and Gunsmoke to her credit.
Awards and nominations
Golden Globe awards:
- Won, 1980, Best Original Song - Motion Picture for The Rose song "The Rose"
DVD Exclusive Awards:
- Nominated, 2003, Best Original Song for The Land Before Time IX: Journey to Big Water song "No One Has to be Alone" (shared with Michele Brourman (writer) and Donny Osmond (performer))
- Nominated, 2003, Best Original Song for The Land Before Time IX: Journey to Big Water song "Imaginary Friend" (shared with Michele Brourman (writer), Aria Noelle Curzon (actress), Jeff Bennett (actor), Anndi McAfee (actress), and Thomas Dekker (actor))
- Nominated, 2003, Best Original Song in a DVD Premiere Movie for The Land Before Time X: The Great Longneck Migration song "Bestest Friends" (shared with Olivia Newton-John (performer) and Michele Brourman (writer))
- Nominated, 1998, Outstanding Individual Achievement for Music in an Animated Feature Production for Hercules and Xena - The Animated Movie: The Battle for Mount Olympus (shared with Michele Brourman (songs) and Joseph LoDuca)