Lalo was the first television composer to give distinctive scores to each character on a series, with Mission Impossible.
Lalo was given the Film Music Society Career Achievement award in 2000.
Lalo was nominated six times for the Oscar for Best Music/Original Score for the following films:
Cool Hand Luke (1967)
The Fox (1968)
Voyage Of The Damned (1976)
The Amityville Horror(1979)
The Competition (1981)
The Sting II (1983)
Lalo composed the Paramount TV theme, used in closing credits of shows from 1970-1976, then later from 1978-1987.