Frank Loesser

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Birthday
29, 1910
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Jul 28, 1969 (59)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
29, 1910
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Jul 28, 1969 (59)

About

Best known for Baby, It's Cold Outside, A Bushel and a Peck, and Luck Be a Lady. He was a prominent figure on Broadway and Tin Pan Alley.

Before Fame

He attended City College of New York in spite of the fact that he didn't have a high school diploma.

Trivia

He won Tony Awards for his work as a composer and lyricist on the Broadway musicals Guys and Dolls and How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying. He also won a Pulitzer Prize for Drama for How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying and for Baby, It's Cold Outside, he won an Academy Award.

Family Life

He married second wife Jo Sullivan Loesser in 1959. They had one child together.

Associated With

He based Guys and Dolls on the stories of Damon Runyon.

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