Ned Washington

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Birthday
15, 1901
Birthplace
Scranton, PA
Death Date
Dec 20, 1976 (75)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
15, 1901
Birthplace
Scranton, PA
Death Date
Dec 20, 1976 (75)

About

Lyricist known for When You Wish upon a Star and I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance with You. He worked often with Dimitri Tiomkin.

Before Fame

He started out introducing acts and being an agent for vaudeville performers.

Trivia

He won two Academy Awards for Best Original Music and was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.

Family Life

He was married to Patricia Page.

Associated With

He collaborated with Victor Young on I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You, which was recorded in 1932 by Ella Fitzgerald.