Bing Crosby

Bing Crosby
1903 - 1977

Bing Crosby  American Actor


Harry Lillis "Bing" Crosby, Jr. (May 3, 1903 – October 14, 1977) was an American singer and actor. Crosby's trademark warm bass-baritone voice made him the best-selling recording artist of the 20th century, having sold over one billion records, ...

Confirmed Relationships12
Longest Relationship56 yrs, 5 mths
Average Relationship Length8 yrs, 8 mths
Rumored Relationships4
First Name Bing
Middle Name Lillis
Last Name Crosby
Full Name at Birth Harry Lillis Crosby Jr.
Alternative Name `Der Bingle`, `The Old Groaner`
Age 74 (age at death) years
Birthday 2nd May, 1903
Birthplace Tacoma, Washington
Died 14th October, 1977
Place of Death Madrid, Spain
Cause of Death Heart Attack
Height 5' 7" (170 cm)
Build Slim
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Brown - Light
Distinctive Feature Was known for wearing Bow ties., Often played what he referred to as "happy go-lucky fellas" in his movies.
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Sexuality Straight
Religion Roman Catholic
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
University Gonzaga
Occupation Text Singer, actor
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame White Christmas
Music Genre (Text) Traditional pop, Popular music, jazz, vocal
Music Genre Vocal
Year(s) Active 1926–1977
Music Style Jazz, Vocal Pop, Traditional Pop, Tin Pan Alley Pop, Popular Music Entry, Vocal Jazz, Standards, Swing, Stage & Screen
Music Mood Amiable/Good-Natured, Laid-Back/Mellow, Sentimental, Reserved, Smooth, Carefree, Earnest, Confident, Poignant, Fun, Warm, Light, Soothing, Exuberant, Happy, Joyous, Rousing, Gentle, Sweet, Playful, Plaintive
Instrument Vocals
Instrument (text) Vocals
Record Label 1926-1928: Columbia, Victor, 1928-1931: Brunswick, 1931-1934: Columbia, 1934-1955: Decca, 1955-1977: Reprise, RCA, Verve, Decca, United Artists, LaserLight, Kapp, Pickwick, Capitol, Project, Columbia, Victor, Brunswick, Decca, Capitol, Verve
Associated Acts Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., Rosemary Clooney, Louis Armstrong, Dixie Lee, Peggy Lee, Fred Astaire, The Rhythm Boys, Al Rinker, Al Sherman, Sherman Brothers, Bob Hope, Paul Whiteman, Eddie Lang, David Bowie, The Andrews Sisters, Danny Kaye
Official Websites,,
Father Harry Lincoln Crosby (1870–1950)
Mother Catherine Helen "Kate" Harrigan (1873–1964)
Brother Bob (1913–1993), Larry (1895–1975), Everett (1896–1966), Ted (1900–1973)
Sister Catherine (1904–1974), Mary Rose (1906–1990)
Friend Bob Hope, Skitch Henderson, Dorothy Lamour, Fred MacMurray, Glenn Miller, Alan Ladd, Gary Cooper, Lupe Velez, Louis Armstrong, Johnny Mercer, Paul Whiteman, John Payne, Anne Shirley, Barbara Stanwyck, Johnny Burkes, Edmund Lowe, Joe E. Brown, Andy Devine, Pat O'Brien, Phil Harris, Dick Powell, Bing Crosby, Connee Boswell, Joe Venuti, Rhonda Fleming, W.A. "Monty" Moncrief, A.C. Lyles, Dinah Shore
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Bing Crosby74 TaurusActor
Yvonne Craig78 TaurusActress
Kathryn Grant82 SagittariusActress
Inger Stevens35 LibraActress
Pat Sheehan74 VirgoActress
Mary Murphy80 AquariusActress
Mona Freeman87 GeminiActress
Grace Kelly52 ScorpioActress
Joan Caulfield69 GeminiActress
Ingrid Bergman67 VirgoActress
Miriam Hopkins69 LibraActress
Joan Bennett80 PiscesActress
Dixie Lee40 ScorpioActress
Mary Martin76 SagittariusActress
Rhonda Fleming92 LeoActress
Joan Blondell73 VirgoActress
Ginger Mehan-
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Gary Evan
Male27th June, 193382 years old
Dennis Michael
Male13th July, 193481 years old
Philip Lang
Male13th July, 193481 years old
Lindsay Harry
Male5th January, 193878 years old
Male8th August, 195857 years old
Mary Frances
Female14th September, 195956 years old
Male29th October, 196154 years old

Onscreen Matchups


Just One More Time1974 Bing Crosby Short Film
Cancel My Reservation1972 Bing Crosby Movie
Dr. Cook's Garden1971 Dr. Leonard Cook TV Movie
Swing Out, Sweet Land1970 Mark Twain TV Movie
The Danny Thomas Hour1967 Charlie Castle TV Show
Stagecoach1966 Doc Josiah Boone Movie
Robin and the 7 Hoods1964 Allen A. Dale Movie
The Bing Crosby Show1964 Bing Collins TV Show
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre1963 TV Show
The Road to Hong Kong1962 Harry Turner Movie
The DuPont Show of the Week1961 Narrator TV Show
High Time1960 Harvey Howard Movie
Pepe1960 Bing Crosby Movie
Alias Jesse James1959 Bing (uncredited) Movie
Say One for Me1959 Father Conroy Movie
Man on Fire1957 Earl Carleton Movie
Anything Goes1956 Bill Benson Movie
High Society1956 C. K. Dexter-Haven Movie
Showdown at Ulcer Gulch1956 Influential Man Short Film
Bing Presents Oreste1956 Bing Crosby Short Film
Ford Star Jubilee1955 Van Van Dorn TV Show
The Phil Silvers Show1955 Bing Crosby TV Show
The Country Girl1954 Frank Elgin Movie
White Christmas1954 Bob Wallace Movie
Little Boy Lost1953 Bill Wainwright Movie
Scared Stiff1953 Skeleton (uncredited) Movie
Just for You1952 Jordan Blake Movie
Road to Bali1952 George Cochran Movie
Son of Paleface1952 Driver (uncredited) Movie
The Greatest Show on Earth1952 Spectator (uncredited) Movie
The Christophers1952 TV Show
Angels in the Outfield1951 Bing Crosby Movie
Here Comes the Groom1951 Peter 'Pete' Garvey Movie
Mr. Music1950 Paul Merrick Movie
Riding High1950 Dan Brooks Movie
Lux Video Theatre1950 Lux Video Theatre Guest TV Show
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court1949 Hank Martin Movie
Jolson Sings Again1949 Bing Crosby Movie
The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad1949 Relating the Story of Ichabod Crane Movie
Top o' the Morning1949 Joe Mulqueen Movie
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow1949 Narrator (voice) Short Film
The Emperor Waltz1948 Virgil Smith Movie
My Favorite Brunette1947 Harry (uncredited) Movie
Road to Rio1947 Scat Sweeney Movie
Variety Girl1947 Bing Crosby Movie
Welcome Stranger1947 Dr. James 'Jim' Pearson Movie
Blue Skies1946 Johnny Adams Movie
Road to Utopia1946 Duke Johnson Movie
Rough But Hopeful1946 Bing Crosby Movie
Duffy's Tavern1945 Bing Crosby Movie
Out of This World1945 Herbie Fenton Movie
The Bells of St. Mary's1945 Father Chuck O'Malley Movie
Hollywood Victory Caravan1945 Bing Crosby Short Film
Going My Way1944 Father Chuck O'Malley Movie
Here Come the Waves1944 Johnny Cabot Movie
The Princess and the Pirate1944 Margaret's Sweetheart (uncredited) Movie
The Road to Victory1944 Bing Crosby Short Film
The Shining Future1944 Bing Crosby Short Film
Dixie1943 Daniel Decatur Emmett Movie
They Got Me Covered1943 Music Box (voice, uncredited) Movie
Holiday Inn1942 Jim Hardy Movie
My Favorite Blonde1942 Man Outside Union Hall (uncredited) Movie
Road to Morocco1942 Jeff Peters Movie
Star Spangled Rhythm1942 Bing Crosby - 'Old Glory' Number Movie
Birth of the Blues1941 Jeff Lambert Movie
Road to Zanzibar1941 Chuck Movie
If I Had My Way1940 Buzz Blackwell Movie
Rhythm on the River1940 Bob Sommers Movie
Road to Singapore1940 Joshua 'Josh' Mallon V Movie
East Side of Heaven1939 Denny Martin Movie
Paris Honeymoon1939 'Lucky' Lawton Movie
The Star Maker1939 Larry Earl Movie
Dr. Rhythm1938 Dr. Bill Remsen Movie
Sing You Sinners1938 Joe Beebe Movie
Hollywood Handicap1938 Bing Crsoby Short Film
Don't Hook Now1938 Bing Crosby Short Film
Double or Nothing1937 'Lefty' Boylan Movie
Waikiki Wedding1937 Tony Marvin Movie
Anything Goes1936 Billy Crocker Movie
Pennies from Heaven1936 Larry Poole Movie
Rhythm on the Range1936 Jeff Larabee Movie
Mississippi1935 Tom Grayson Movie
The Big Broadcast of 19361935 Bing Movie
Two for Tonight1935 Gilbert Gordon Movie
She Loves Me Not1934 Paul Lawton Movie
We're Not Dressing1934 Stephen Jones Movie
Here Is My Heart1934 J. (Jasper) Paul Jones Movie
Just an Echo1934 Bing Short Film
College Humor1933 Professor Frederick Danvers Movie
Going Hollywood1933 Bill Williams Movie
Too Much Harmony1933 Eddie Bronson Movie
Blue of the Night1933 Bing Crosby aka Jack Smith Short Film
Sing, Bing, Sing1933 Bing Short Film
Please1933 Howard Jones Short Film
The Big Broadcast1932 Bing Hornsby Movie
Dream House1932 Bing Fawcett - Plumber Short Film
Billboard Girl1932 Bing Short Film
Confessions of a Co-Ed1931 Bing (as The Rhythm Boys) Movie
I Surrender Dear1931 Bing Short Film
One More Chance1931 Bing Bangs Short Film
King of Jazz1930 Trio Singer (as The Rhythm Boys) Movie
Reaching for the Moon1930 Bing Movie
Two Plus Fours1930 Bing (as The Rhythm Boys) Movie
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Sarah Cleary BennettJun 30, 2014

I was a Tony little girl on the Bing Crosby show in the 1960. Does anyone know where I could get copies of those Tony ads?

alvis64Oct 13, 2012

he was a giant talent in entertainment...but apparently not so great in the father department...sad...

JBellaSep 2, 2011

I have a singing statue of this guy and it is hilarious.

iwunder5Mar 2, 2011

There was a short whirlwind love affair/engagement to Ruth Buchanan of Spokane, Washington. This was probably in the the 1930's or thereabout.

omarsclubFeb 17, 2011

liked the pretty girls too by the looks

omarsclubFeb 17, 2011

musical legend great actor to with bob hope

Daisy PresbyDec 20, 2010

Mr Crosby was a Horrible Father to the Son`s that he had with Dixie Lee. Those Poor Boy`s went through Hell !!

LITTLE KOJAKJun 17, 2010

One of my favorite movies of all time is `Little Boy Lost` 1953. It was so touching and I must give credit to Bing for his very convincing and moving performance.

AARONSep 12, 2008


JohnApr 1, 2008

Bing is the greatest entertainer of all time. When you consider his versatility - singing in a variety of genres, there is no one who comes even close to him. For example, can you imagine any other crooner who could sing country and western like he could. No way! And nobody, repeat, NOBODY, could sing the American popular standard like him, and nobody could put across the sense of loss and absence the way he did. Listen to Since You Went Away and When Day is Done, as examples. And he sang with other performers like no one else could. I could go on and on, but let`s end it here.

nelkane bentonMar 14, 2008

Bing Crosby was not only the greatest singer, his acting was faboulous. No one was more charming.Also he could make you cry , watch him in Country Girl.

mfan0825Nov 1, 2007

Bing is THE greatest singer EVER!!!! His voice is incredible beyond believe. He has the most incredible, most soothing voice EVER!!! I could listen to him sing all night and day. And he is one of the rare few singers who can act. I love him dearly. Rest in peace Mr. Crosby!!!

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