Leo Robin

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Birthday
6, 1900
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Dec 29, 1984 (84)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
6, 1900
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Dec 29, 1984 (84)

About

Best known for collaborating with Ralph Rainger on Thanks for the Memory, Bob Hope's signature song.

Before Fame

He once worked as a reporter and a publicist and studied at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law and the drama school at Carnegie Tech.

Trivia

He was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1972.

Family Life

He was raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He was married three times, with his third wife being Cherie Volman.

Associated With

His song Thanks for the Memory was first featured in the film The Big Broadcast of 1938, which Hope sang with Shirley Ross. The movie also starred W.C. Fields.