Bing Crosby

Bing Crosby

American singer and actor (1903–1977)
One of the most popular and influential male vocalists of all time, with a relaxed approach that proved to be a stylistic game changer.
BornMay 3, 1903
HometownTacoma, Washington, United States of America
Net worth$50 million
Height5'7" (1.70m)
SpouseKathryn Crosby (m 1957 - 1977) , Dixie Lee (m 1930 - 1952)
ChildrenGary Crosby , Mary Crosby , Dennis Crosby , Phillip Crosby , Harry Crosby , Lindsay Crosby , Nathaniel Crosby
ParentsHarry Lowe Crosby , Catherine Helen Harrigan


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Christmas bauble plays festive record

Unusual video of a man playing "Silent Night, Holy Night" by Bing Crosby with the end of a bauble. The creative apparatus was made by multimedia artist Michael Ridge in Norwich, UK on Decamber 19. The song, while not exactly clear, can be made out in the recording.
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1955Academy AwardActorThe Country Girl (1954 film)Nominated
1952Golden GlobeBest Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or ComedyHere Comes the GroomNominated
1946Academy AwardActorThe Bells of St. Mary'sNominated
1945Academy AwardActorGoing My WayWinner