Popular actor and crooner of White Christmas in 1954.
Working as a property boy at the Auditorium, he was able to see all of the famous performers of his day.
There are over half a billion records with his bass-baritone signature voice, and he was considered the most admired man in the world.
He got married to Dixie Lee on September 29, 1930 and later to Kathryn Grant on October 24, 1957.
He influenced Frank Sinatra.