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Kay Kyser (1905–1985)

Kay Kyser was born on June 18, 1905 in Rocky Mount, North Carolina, USA as James King Kern Kyser. He was married to Georgia Carroll. He died on July 23, 1985 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. See full bio »

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College of Musical Knowledge
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 2011 Paul Williams Still Alive (Documentary) (performer: "On A Slow Boat To China" )
 2010 Mafia II (Video Game) (performer: "PRAISE THE LORD AND PASS THE AMMUNITION")
 1997 Lolita (performer: "Woody Woodpecker")
 1995 Devil in a Blue Dress (performer: "ON A SLOW BOAT TO CHINA")
 1976 Alice Sweet Alice ("Three Little Fishies")
 1949 Texaco Star Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.42 (1949) ... (writer: "Friendship" - uncredited)
 1943 Swing Fever (performer: "Sh-! Don't Make a Sound", "Mississippi Dreamboat", "I Planted a Rose", "One Girl and Two Boys", " (I've Grown So Lonely) Thinking of You")
 1943 Du Barry Was a Lady (performer: " (I've Grown So Lonely) Thinking of You" (1926))
 1941 Playmates (performer: "Thank Your Lucky Stars and Stripes" (1941))
 1940 You'll Find Out (" (I've Grown So Lonely) Thinking of You" (1926), uncredited) / (performer: "Like the Fella Once Said" (1940), "The Bad Humor Man" (1940) - uncredited)
 1939 That's Right - You're Wrong (" (I've Grown So Lonely) Thinking of You" (1926), uncredited) / (performer: "The Little Red Fox (N'Ya N'Ya You Can't Catch Me)" (1939), "The Answer Is Love" (1939), "Auld Lang Syne" (1788) (uncredited))
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Personal Details

Other Works:

1/1/42: Grand Marshal, Tournament of Roses parade.

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Personal Quote:

[on his image as a "sweet band" leader[ If playing the melody is corn, than I want to be corny. See more »

Trivia:

Kay Kyser's birthplace, Rocky Mount, North Carolina, was also the birthplace of modern jazz musician Thelonious Monk. See more »

Trademark:

Catchphrase: "All right, stooo-dents" See more »

Nickname:

The Ol' Perfessor

Star Sign:

Gemini

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