Frank De Vol

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Birthday
20, 1911
Birthplace
West Virginia
DEATH DATE
Oct 27, 1999 (88)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
20, 1911
Birthplace
West Virginia
DEATH DATE
Oct 27, 1999 (88)

About

Wrote TV theme songs for "The Brady Bunch" and "My Three Sons." He was also an arranger for Doris Day, Tony Bennett, and others.

Before Fame

He joined his father's vaudeville theater at age 14. He could play professionally by 20, which led to his work with the Alvino Rey Orchestra and on Los Angeles radio.

Trivia

He received four Academy Award nominations for his scores to "Pillow Talk" from 1959, "Hush... Hush, Sweet Charlotte" from 1964," "Cat Ballou" from 1965, and "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner" from 1967.

Family Life

He was born in Moundsville, West Virginia, and grew up in Canton, Ohio. He was married to his first wife Grayce Agnes McGinty from 1935 until her death in 1989. He then married actress and Big Band singer Helen O'Connell in 1991.

Associated With

He found time to take small parts in front of the camera in between his numerous musical engagements, appearing in "The Parent Trap" starring a young Hayley Mills.

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