Helen Forrest
Johnny Hodges
Bing Crosby
(Movies & TV)
Frank Sinatra
Ernest Ball

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Dick Haymes

Knowledge Identifier: +Dick_Haymes


Dick Haymes

Argentine actor and one of the most popular male vocalists of the 1940s and early 1950s add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1916.

Countries: United States (88%), Sweden (3%), Ireland (3%)

Main connections: Helen Forrest, Johnny Hodges, Bing Crosby

Linked to: Decca Records




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Dick Haymes was born in 1916 add something


Haymes was born in Buenos Aires , Argentina in 1918 add something


He was one of the most popular male vocalists of the 1940s and early 1950s add something


Joanne Dru - Before moving to Hollywood , Dru met and married popular singer Dick Haymes in 1941


Ken Curtis - Dick Haymes contractually replaced Sinatra, in 1942


Ernest Ball - A 1944 musical "Irish Eyes Are Smiling" told the story of Ball's career and starred Dick Haymes and June Haver


Helen Forrest - She signed a recording contract with Decca and co-starred with Dick Haymes on a CBS radio show from 1944 to 1947


Tom Adair - From June 1944, Adair worked with composer Gordon Jenkins in writing a complete score every week for the Auto-Lite radio show, which featured singer Dick Haymes


Betty Grable - In 1945, she made "Diamond Horseshoe" with Dick Haymes


Frankie Laine - His 1946 recording of "That's My Desire" remains a landmark record signaling the end of both the dominance of the big bands and the crooning styles favored by contemporaries Dick Haymes and Frank Sinatra


He joined Bing Crosby and The Andrews Sisters for an historic session in 1947 producing the Billboard hit "There's No Business Like Show Business", as well as "Anything You Can Do " add something


His duets with Patty Andrews were well received, both on Decca vinyl and on radio's "Club Fifteen" with the sisters, which he hosted in 1949 and 1950 add something


Nora Eddington - Shortly after the divorce she married singer Dick Haymes, on July 17, 1949


Aaron Bell - In the 1950s, Bell appeared on Billie Holiday's album "Lady Sings the Blues" and with Lester Young, Stan Kenton, Johnny Hodges, Cab Calloway, Carmen McRae, and Dick Haymes


Donn Trenner - He worked with Charlie Barnet in 1951 and following this with Jerry Gray, Charlie Parker, Stan Getz, Georgie Auld, Jerry Fielding, Skinnay Ennis, Les Brown, Dick Haymes, Jack Jones, Lena Horne, Ann-Margret, and Nancy Wilson


He teamed with female vocalist Helen Forrest for many hit duets during World War Two, including "Together," "I'll Buy That Dream," and "Long Ago and far Away"; he sang with Judy Garland on two Decca recordings of songs from his film "The Shocking Miss Pilgrim" with Betty_Grable; and he paired repeatedly with the very famous Andrews Sisters on a dozen or so Decca collaborations, including the Billboard hit "Teresa," "Great Day," "My Sin," and a masterful 1952 rendering of the dramatic ballad "Here in My Heart," backed by add something


However, Haymes' decision would come back to haunt him in 1953 when he went to Hawaii without first notifying immigration authorities add something


Helen Forrest - During the 1970s and 1980s, Forrest performed in supper clubs on "big band nostalgia" tours, including appearances with Harry James and Dick Haymes


He appeared as unscrupulous doctor Elroy Gantman in a 1974 episode of "Adam-12" add something


Dick Haymes died in Los Angeles from lung cancer in 1980 add something

Dick Haymes died in 1980 add something


On March 28, 1980, Haymes died from lung cancer in at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles add something