|Born||in Brooklyn, New York, USA|
|Died||in Hollywood, California, USA|
Mini Bio (1)
Songwriter ("Until the Real Thing Comes Along"), actor and author, educated at Cornell University and the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. He was an actor on Broadway, and in stock and vaudeville, writing special material as well. He wrote the Broadway stage scores for "Gay Paree", "Angela", and "Boom Boom", and songs for "Blackbirds of 1933", "Luckee Girl", and "Rhapsody in Black". During World War II, he served as a Major in the US Army, Chief of Radio Services, Programs Section. Afterwards, he became a radio advertising executive. Joining ASCAP in 1933, his chief musical collaborators included his wife Alberta Nichols, and his other popular-song compositions included "There Never Was a Town Like Paris", "Sing a Litle Tune", "Come on and Make Whoopee", "You Can't Stop Me from Loving You", "What's Keeping My Prince Charming?", "I Just Couldn't Take It, Baby", "Your Mother's Son-in-Law", "I'm Walkin' the Chalk Line", "A Love Like Ours", and "Why Shouldn't It Happen to Us?".
- IMDb Mini Biography By: Hup234!
|Spouse||Alberta Nichols (? - ?)|