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Overview (4)

Born in Detroit, Michigan, USA
Died in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA  (after surgery)
Birth NameAlbert George Cernick
Height 5' 6½" (1.69 m)

Mini Bio (1)

He was signed by Warner Brothers as a child for his possible future potential but became known as a singer on the San Francisco radio. After U.S. Navy service, he sang with Carmen Cavallaro's band from 1946-1947. In 1950, he joined Columbia records and, accompanied by Mitch Miller and his Orchestra, had some great hits that included gold records for "My Heart Cries for You" in 1950, "My Truly Truly Fair" in 1951, "The Roving Kind" in 1951, "Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania" in 1952 and "Singing the Blues" in 1957. Mitchell appeared in the films Those Redheads from Seattle (1953) in 1953 and Red Garters (1954) in 1954.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Mike McKinley <alovelyway@aol.com>

Spouse (4)

Kathryn Ann Evensen (3 April 1966 - 1966) (divorced)
Else Sorensen (13 September 1956 - 4 October 1965) (divorced)
Jackie Loughery (26 October 1952 - 9 March 1955) (divorced)
Betty Jeane Ruth Stanzak (? - 1 July 1999) (his death)

Trivia (5)

He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Recording at 7000 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.
Mitchell had a regular role in the TV western series Whispering Smith (1961), but shortly after production began he broke his arm and couldn't sing or play the guitar. Production was suspended until he recovered, but the show was cancelled before that happened.
Parents were Yugoslavian.
Bred horses on his ranch near Las Vegas.
Had number one hits with "She Wears Red feathers" (1953), "Look At That Girl (1953), "Singing the Blues" (1957 twice).

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