May 3, 1903
October 14, 1977
5 ft 7½ in | 171.5 cm
68 kg | 150 lbs
7 US | 40 EU
Harry Lillis "Bing" Crosby Jr. was born in Tacoma, Washington, United States, on May 3, 1903, was an American musician and actor.
Young Bing Crosby first started playing the drums and singing with a local band.
He made his big screen debut in pre-Code musical color film King of Jazz (1930) in role as a member of "The Rhythm Boys".
He got his television debut in a telethon to raise funds for the U.S. Olympics team (1952).
Bing's breakthrough performance came as Joe Beebe in musical comedy film Sing You Sinners (1938).
He released his first album containing compilations in 1939.
He released his debut studio album "Ballad for Americans" in 1940.
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He won the Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role for his role as Father Chuck O'Malley in musical comedy drama film Going My Way (1944).
He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor for his role as Father Chuck O'Malley in musical comedy drama film The Bells of St. Mary's (1945).
He was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy for his role as Peter 'Pete' Garvey in musical romantic comedy film Here Comes the Groom (1951).
He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor and won the National Board of Review Award for Best Actor for his role as Frank Elgin in drama movie The Country Girl (1954).
He won the National Board of Review, USA Awards for Best Acting for his roles in films:
Birth of the Blues (1941) musical as Jeff Lambert
Road to Zanzibar (1941) semi-musical comedy as Chuck Reardon
He was nominated for the Golden Laurel Award for Top Male Musical Performance for his role as Father Conroy in musical film Say One for Me (1959).
Road to Singapore (1940) semi-musical comedy with Dorothy Lamour and Bob Hope
Holiday Inn (1942) musical romance opposite Virginia Dale and Fred Astaire
Road to Morocco (1942) romantic comedy with Bob Hope and Dorothy Lamour
He voiced Narrator, Ichabod, Brom Bones in animated anthology film The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad (1949) in segment "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow".
Road To Rio (1947) comedy musical opposite Bob Hope, and Dorothy Lamour
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court (1949) musical fantasy with Cedric Hardwicke and William Bendix
White Christmas (1954) musical romance opposite Danny Kaye and Rosemary Clooney
High Society (1956) musical romance with Grace Kelly and Frank Sinatra
Robin and the 7 Hoods (1964) comedy musical opposite Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin
Stagecoach (1966) Western with Ann-Margret and Red Buttons
He starred in ABC 28-episode sitcom The Bing Crosby Show (1964-1965).
Graduated from Gonzaga High School in 1920.
Studied at Gonzaga University.
Had four brothers: Laurence Earl, Everett Nathaniel, Edward John, George Robert and two sisters: Catherine Cordelia, Mary Rose.
Had English and Irish ancestry.
He released 106 albums and 409 singles.
Inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame in 1998.
He owned 15% of the Pittsburgh Pirates baseball team from the 1940s to the 1960s.
He received Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 1962.
He was an avid golfer.
He was awarded three Stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Motion Pictures, Radio and Audio Recording in 1960.
Crosby died on October 14, 1977, Golf La Moraleja, Alcobendas, Spain, at the age of 74.
He was married to:
Kathryn Grant (1957-1977) they had two sons: Harry III, Nathaniel and one daughter, Mary
Dixie Lee (1930-1952), they had four sons: Gary, Dennis, Phillip and Lindsay
He dated Yvonne Craig (1960), Pat Sheehan (1956-1957), Mary Murphy (1953-1954), Mona Freeman (1953-1954), Grace Kelly (1953-1955), Joan Caulfield (1945) and Joan Bennett (1934-1935).