Hoagy Carmichael (1899–1981)


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Award-winning songwriter ("Stardust", "Ole Buttermilk Sky", "Georgia on My Mind"), composer, pianist, actor and singer, educated at Indiana University (LL.B). He played piano in the college bands, and later gave up a law practice for a career in songwriting. He joined ASCAP in 1931, and his chief musical collaborators included Mitchell Parish, ... See full bio »

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(1944)
(1946)
Canyon Passage Hi Linnet
(1946)
(2011)

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 1972 Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law (TV Series)
Uncle Walter
- Smiles from Yesterday (1972) ... Uncle Walter
 1970 The Name of the Game (TV Series)
Willie Meeker
- Echo of a Nightmare (1970) ... Willie Meeker
 1965 The Man Who Bought Paradise (TV Movie)
Mr. Leoni
 1964 Burke's Law (TV Series)
Carl Baker / 'Jango' Jordan
- Who Killed Molly? (1964) ... Carl Baker
- Who Killed Snooky Martinelli? (1964) ... 'Jango' Jordan
 1959-1960 Laramie (TV Series)
Jonesy
- Ride into Darkness (1960) ... Jonesy (credit only)
- Cemetery Road (1960) ... Jonesy
- Midnight Rebellion (1960) ... Jonesy
- Saddle and Spur (1960) ... Jonesy
- The Protectors (1960) ... Jonesy (credit only)
 1960 The DuPont Show of the Month (TV Series)
Narrator
- Those Ragtime Years (1960) ... Narrator
 1958 Climax! (TV Series)
Jazzman
- Sound of the Moon (1958) ... Jazzman
 1957 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
Marty Dix
- The Helen Morgan Story (1957) ... Marty Dix
 1956 The Joseph Cotten Show: On Trial (TV Series)
Frazier
- Death in the Snow (1956) ... Frazier
 1955 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Sam
- Casablanca (1955) ... Sam
 1955 Timberjack
Jingles
 1953 The Colgate Comedy Hour (TV Series)
Singer
- Episode #3.32 (1953) ... Singer
 1952 The Gulf Playhouse (TV Series)
 1952 Belles on Their Toes
Thomas George Bracken
 1952 The Las Vegas Story
Happy
 1950 Young Man with a Horn
Willie 'Smoke' Willoughby
 1949 Johnny Holiday
Hoagy Carmichael
 1947 Night Song
Chick
 1946 The Best Years of Our Lives
Butch Engle
 1946 Canyon Passage
Hi Linnet
 1945 Johnny Angel
Celestial O'Brien
 1944 To Have and Have Not
Cricket
 1937 Topper
Hoagy - Piano Player (uncredited)
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Other Works:

CD: "Stardust Melody--21 Essential Classics" (RCA) See more »

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Wanda McKay  (his death) | See more »
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Hoagy wrote the song 'Yabba Dabba Dabbba-Dabba Do' for the Flintstone's episode 'Hit Songwriters'. See more »

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