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Pinky Tomlin (1907–1987)

Pinky Tomlin (so called because his pale hair and fair complexion sunburned easily) was born in Eros, Arkansas, but grew up on a farm in Durant, Oklahoma. A boyhood fascination with music soon gave him a reputation as a good banjoist--at 16 he was hired by Louis Armstrong for a riverboat gig--and Tomlin soon gravitated toward the guitar. He came ... See full bio »

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Filmography

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 2009 My Music: The Big Band Years (TV Movie) (writer: "The Object of My Affection")
 2004 Being Julia (writer: "The Love Bug Will Bite You")
 1991 Rover Dangerfield (writer: "I'm Just A Country Boy At Heart")
 1973 Paper Moon ("The Object of My Affection" (1934), uncredited) / (writer: "The Object of My Affection" (1934) - uncredited)
 1959 Little Rascals Varieties (writer: "The Object of My Affection")
 1959 Make Room for Daddy (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Gina's First Date (1959) ... (writer: "The Object Of My Affection" - uncredited)
  You Bet Your Life (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1958) (writer - 1 episode, 1958)
- Episode #8.23 (1958) ... (performer: "The Object Of My Affection") / (writer: "The Object Of My Affection")
 1947 The Fabulous Dorseys (writer: "The Object of My Affection")
 1945 I Love a Bandleader (writer: "My, My, Ain't That Somethin'")
 1945 Sing Me a Song of Texas (performer: I'm Going To Invade Your Heart") / (writer: I'm Going To Invade Your Heart")
 1943 Here Comes Elmer (writer: "Don't Be Afraid to Tell Your Mother")
 1943 Stormy Weather (writer: "My, My, Ain't That Somethin'" (1933) - uncredited)
 1943 Gals, Incorporated (writer: "Love Is All" - uncredited)
 1940 It's a Date (music: "Love is All" (1940))
 1939 A Night in a Music Hall (Short) (performer: "If It Wasn't For the Moon") / (writer: "If It Wasn't For the Moon")
 1937 Thanks for Listening (performer: "The Love Bug Will Bite You", "I Like to Make Music", "Thanks for Listening") / (writer: "The Love Bug Will Bite You")
 1937 Sing While You're Able (writer: "I'm Just a Country Boy at Heart")
 1936 With Love and Kisses (lyrics: "The Trouble with Me Is You", "I'm Right Back Where I Started", "Sweet", "Don't Ever Lose It Whatever It Is (That Made Me Fall in Love with You)", "Sittin' on the Edge of My Chair") / (music: "The Trouble with Me Is You", "I'm Right Back Where I Started", "Sweet", "Don't Ever Lose It Whatever It Is (That Made Me Fall in Love with You)", "Sittin' on the Edge of My Chair")
 1936 Don't Get Personal (performer: "An Old Fashioned Song") / (writer: "An Old Fashioned Song")
 1936 The Lady Consents (music: "The Object of My Affection" (1934) - uncredited)
 1935 Paddy O'Day (performer: "Changing My Ambitions") / (writer: "Changing My Ambitions")
 1935 King Solomon of Broadway (lyrics: "That's What You Think") / (music: "That's What You Think")
 1935 Times Square Lady ("The Object Of My Affection" (1934), uncredited) / (lyrics: "The Object Of My Affection" (1934) - uncredited) / (music: "The Object Of My Affection" (1934), "What's the Reason (I'm Not Pleasin' You)?" (1935) - uncredited) / (performer: "The Object Of My Affection" (1934), "What's the Reason (I'm Not Pleasin' You)?" (1935) - uncredited)
 1935 One More Spring (writer: "The Object of My Affection" - uncredited)
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Personal Details

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Alternate Names:

Truman Tomlin

Height:

6' 0½" (1.84 m)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:

Was briefly engaged to the stunning chorus girl Toby Wing in 1937.

Star Sign:

Virgo

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