Bobby Vinton

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Birthday
16, 1935
Birthplace
Canonsburg, PA
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
16, 1935 (age 81)
Birthplace
Canonsburg, PA

About

Pop singer whose #1 charting single "Blue Velvet" in 1963 was made famous by the film of the same name by David Lynch.

Before Fame

He was given a quarter after practicing his clarinet by his parents. He was a member of the U.S. Army and signed to Epic Records after being discharged.

Trivia

His first hit single was "Roses Are Red (My Love)."

Family Life

He married Dolly Dobbins on December 17, 1962 and they had five children together.

Associated With

He once worked with John Wayne on the movies Big Jake and The Train Robbers.

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