Eddie Cantor

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Birthday
31, 1892
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Oct 10, 1964 (72)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
31, 1892
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Oct 10, 1964 (72)

About

Comedian, radio star, and songwriter who made his debut on Broadway in the Ziegfeld Follies of 1917 revue. He released hits like "Ma! He's Makin' Eyes at Me" and "Ida."

Before Fame

Due to a misunderstanding while signing up for school, his last name was recorded as Kanter instead of Kantrowitz.

Trivia

He wrote the songs "If You Knew Susie" and the Warner Brother's "Merrie Melody" theme song.

Family Life

He married Ida Tobias Cantor on June 9, 1914 and they had five children together.

Associated With

Doris Day recorded a version of Cantor's hit song "Makin' Whoopee."