Mel Tormé

Mel Tormé
1925 - 1999
Mel Tormé  American Singer

Mel Tormé dating history


Mel Tormé was previously married to Ali Severson (1984 - 1999), Janette Scott (1966 - 1977), Arlene Miles (1956 - 1965) and Candy Toxton (1949 - 1956).

Mel Tormé was in relationships with Stella Stevens (1976 - 1977), Mari Blanchard (1956) and Jill Corey.

Mel Tormé had encounters with Lana Turner and Ava Gardner.


American Singer Mel Tormé was born Melvin Howard Tormé on 13th September, 1925 in Chicago, Illinois and passed away on 5th Jun 1999 Los Angeles, California aged 73. He is most remembered for The Christmas Song. His zodiac sign is Virgo.

Mel Tormé is a member of the following lists: American television actors, Atlantic Records artists and Columbia Records artists.


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Relationship Statistics

Married4 16 years, 5 months 12 years, 1 month 10 years
Dating3 1 month, 1 day 20 days -
Encounter2 - - -
Total9 16 years, 5 months 5 years, 5 months 1 month, 1 day


First Name Mel
Middle Name Howard
Last Name Tormé
Full Name at Birth Melvin Howard Tormé
Alternative Name The Velvet Fog, Mr. Butterscotch, The Kid With the Gauze In His Jaws
Age 73 (age at death) years
Birthday 13th September, 1925
Birthplace Chicago, Illinois
Died 5th June, 1999
Place of Death Los Angeles, California
Cause of Death Stroke
Buried Westwood Memorial Park, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Build Average
Hair Color Grey
Distinctive Feature Scat singing
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Sexuality Straight
Religion Jewish
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Jazz singer, actor
Occupation Singer
Claim to Fame The Christmas Song
Music Genre (Text) Jazz
Music Genre Vocal
Year(s) Active 1933–1996, 1933–96, 1929–1996
Music Style Show Tunes, Jazz, Swing, Stage & Screen, Traditional Pop, Vocal Jazz, Bop
Music Mood Earnest, Cheerful, Confident, Refined/Mannered, Soothing, Stylish, Exuberant, Springlike, Rousing, Playful, Sentimental, Sophisticated, Intimate, Poignant, Reflective, Gentle, Sweet, Bittersweet, Romantic, Carefree, Laid-Back/Mellow
Instrument Vocals, Drums
Instrument (text) Vocals, drums, Bugle, Piano, Voice, ukulele
Record Label Decca, Musicraft, Capitol, Bethlehem, Concord
Associated Acts Artie Shaw, Marty Paich, George Shearing
Brand Endorsement (1999) TV commercial: Mountain Dew soda., (1979) TV commercial: Charlie Perfume with Shelley Hack
Official Websites
Friend Buddy Rich, Anita O'Day
Associated People Frank Sinatra

Melvin Howard Tormé (September 13, 1925 – June 5, 1999), nicknamed "The Velvet Fog", was an American musician, singer, composer, arranger, drummer, actor, and author. He composed the music for "The Christmas Song" ("Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire") and co-wrote the lyrics with Bob Wells.

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Partner Comparison

Mel Tormé73 VirgoSinger
Ali Severson-
Stella Stevens84 LibraActress
Janette Scott83 SagittariusActress
Mari Blanchard47 AriesActress
Arlene Miles-
Candy Toxton80 ScorpioActress
Jill Corey85 LibraSinger
Lana Turner74 AquariusActress
Ava Gardner67 CapricornActress


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
StevenMale29th January, 195369 years oldCandy Toxton
MelissaFemale9th July, 195567 years oldCandy Toxton
TracyMale12th April, 195963 years oldArlene Miles
DaisyFemale13th December, 196952 years oldJanette Scott
JamesMale13th August, 197349 years oldJanette Scott


Sliders1995Mel TorméTV Show
The Magic of Christmas1995HostTV Movie
Dave's World1993Mel TorméTV Show
A Spinal Tap Reunion: The 25th Anniversary London Sell-Out1992Mel TorméTV Movie
The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear1991Mel TorméMovie
Story of the Christmas Toys as told by Mel Torme1990Short Film
Seinfeld1989Mel TorméTV Show
Daffy Duck's Quackbusters1988Daffy Duck (singing voice)Movie
The Night of the Living Duck1988Daffy Duck (singing voice)Short Film
Night Court1984Herb, Mel TorméTV Show
Hotel1983Mel TorméTV Show
Webster1983Mel TorméTV Show
Pray TV1982Mel TorméTV Movie
Land of No Return1978Zak O'BrienMovie
Chase1973CyclopsTV Show
It Was a Very Good Year1971HostTV Show
Love, American Style1969Trevor (segment "Love and the Singles Apartment")TV Show
The Bold Ones: The Lawyers1969Harry CarterTV Show
The Name of the Game1968Mort BinderTV Show
The Carol Burnett Show1967Guest - Various CharactersTV Show
A Man Called Adam1966Guest Singer at Party (as Mel Torme)Movie
Run for Your Life1965Jamey BurkeTV Show
The Patsy1964Mel Tormé (as Mel Torme)Movie
The Bing Crosby Show1964Bert SnyderTV Show
Sommer-weekend1964SingerTV Show
The Lucy Show1962Mel TinkerTV Show
The Virginian1962JimTV Show
The Private Lives of Adam and Eve1960Hal SandersMovie
Walk Like a Dragon1960The DeaconMovie
Dan Raven1960Mel TorméTV Show
Girls Town1959Fred Alger (as Mel Torme)Movie
The Big Operator1959Fred McAfeeMovie
U.S. Marshal1958John FleckTV Show
The Fearmakers1958Barney Bond (as Mel Torme)Movie
Playhouse 901956Lester HogarthTV Show
The Jackie Gleason Show1952Guest Jazz VocalistTV Show
Duchess of Idaho1950CyrilMovie
Words and Music1948Mel Tormé (as Mel Torme)Movie
Good News1947Danny (as Mel Torme)Movie
Night and Day1946Drummer - 'Anything Goes' Rehearsal (uncredited)Movie
Janie Gets Married1946Dick's Buddy (uncredited)Movie
Movieland Magic1946Studio Tour Guide (uncredited)Short Film
Junior Miss1945Sterling BrownMovie
The Crimson Canary1945Mel Tormé - Drummer (uncredited)Movie
Let's Go Steady1945Streak Edwards (as Mel Torme and the Meltones)Movie
Ghost Catchers1944Drummer (uncredited), SingerMovie
Pardon My Rhythm1944Ricky O'BannonMovie
Resisting Enemy Interrogation1944Ralph Cole (uncredited)Movie
Higher and Higher1943Marty (as Mel Torme)Movie
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chatter123Apr 12, 2019

Good evening everybody!!

chatter123Mar 22, 2019

It's All Of My Favorite Mel Tormé Songs!!

chatter123Mar 14, 2019

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