Nat 'King' Cole

Nat 'King' Cole
1919 - 1965
Nat 'King' Cole  American Singer

Nat 'King' Cole dating history


Nat 'King' Cole was previously married to Maria Cole (1948 - 1965) and Nadine Robinson (1937 - 1948).

Nat 'King' Cole was in a relationship with Gunilla Hutton (1963 - 1965).

Nat 'King' Cole had an encounter with Betty Kelly.


American Singer Nat 'King' Cole was born Nathaniel Adams Coles on 17th March, 1919 in Montgomery, Alabama, USA and passed away on 15th Feb 1965 Santa Monica, California, USA aged 45. He is most remembered for Unforgettable, L-O-V-E. His zodiac sign is Pisces.

Nat 'King' Cole is a member of the following lists: American pop singers, American singer-songwriters and American male singers.


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Married2 18 years, 1 month 15 years, 1 month -
Dating1 2 years, 1 month - -
Encounter1 - - -
Total4 18 years, 1 month 8 years, 1 month 2 years, 1 month


First Name Nathaniel
Middle Name Adams
Last Name Cole
Full Name at Birth Nathaniel Adams Coles
Alternative Name Nat 'King' Cole, Nat Cole
Birthday 17th March, 1919
Birthplace Montgomery, Alabama, USA
Died 15th February, 1965
Place of Death Santa Monica, California, USA
Cause of Death Lung Cancer
Buried Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale), Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Height 6' 1" (185 cm)
Build Slim
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Sexuality Straight
Religion Anglican / Episcopalian
Ethnicity Black
Nationality American
Occupation Text Singer
Occupation Singer
Claim to Fame Unforgettable, L-O-V-E
Music Genre (Text) Vocal jazz, Swing, Traditional Pop, Jazz, Blues, R&B
Music Genre Jazz, Piano
Year(s) Active 1935–1965, 1935–65, 1934–1965
Music Style Traditional Pop, Vocal Jazz, Vocal, Urban Blues, Swing, Jump Blues, Early R&B, R&B
Music Mood Soothing, Elegant, Stylish, Confident, Gentle, Sentimental, Smooth, Intimate, Laid-Back/Mellow, Happy, Refined/Mannered, Sweet, Playful, Romantic, Wistful, Fun, Delicate, Dreamy, Warm, Carefree, Earnest
Instrument Piano, Vocals
Instrument (text) Piano, Vocals, Organ, Melodica
Record Label Capitol, Ammor, Excelsior, Decca
Associated Acts Natalie Cole, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Louis Armstrong, Bing Crosby, Ella Fitzgerald, Dinah Washington, Ray Charles, Billie Holiday, Duke Ellington, Oscar Moore, Irving Ashby, John Collins
Father Edward Coles
Mother Perlina Coles
Brother Eddie, Freddy, Ike
Sister Joyce Coles
Family Member Natalie Cole (Daughter)
Friend Jack Benny, Benny Carter, Frank Sinatra, Tallulah Bankhead, Johnny Mercer

Nathaniel Adams Coles (March 17, 1919 – February 15, 1965), known professionally as Nat King Cole, was an American singer, jazz pianist, and actor. He recorded over 100 songs that became hits on the pop charts. His trio was the model for small jazz ensembles that followed. Cole also acted in films and on television and performed on Broadway. He was the first African-American man to host an American television series. He was the father of singer-songwriter Natalie Cole (1950–2015).

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Nat 'King' Cole45 PiscesSinger
Gunilla Hutton79 TaurusActress
Maria Cole89 LeoJazz Musician
Nadine Robinson-
Betty Kelly79 VirgoSinger


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
Carol (adopted)Female17th October, 194479 years oldMaria Cole
NatalieFemale6th February, 195074 years oldMaria Cole
Nat KellyMale8th February, 195965 years oldMaria Cole
CaseyFemale26th September, 196162 years oldMaria Cole
TimolinFemale26th September, 196162 years oldMaria Cole


The Best of the Ed Sullivan Show1992TV Show
Cat Ballou1965Shouter (as Nat King Cole)Movie
Night of the Quarter Moon1959Cy RobbinMovie
St. Louis Blues1958W.C. HandyMovie
China Gate1957GoldieMovie
Istanbul1957Danny RiceMovie
The Scarlet Hour1956Nat 'King' Cole - Nightclub Vocalist (singing 'Never Let Me Go')Movie
Small Town Girl1953Nat King Cole (as Nat King Cole)Movie
The Blue Gardenia1953Nat 'King' ColeMovie
You Call It Madness1951King ColeShort Film
Lux Video Theatre1950Horace HambletonTV Show
The Jack Benny Program1950NatTV Show
Snader Telescriptions1950VocalistTV Show
Make Believe Ballroom1949Trio Leader (as King Cole Trio)Movie
Hollywood on Television1949Guest (1949)TV Show
Killer Diller1948King Cole (as King Cole Trio)Movie
Breakfast in Hollywood1946Nat 'King' ColeMovie
Come to Baby Do1946King ColeShort Film
Errand Boy for Rhythm1946King ColeShort Film
Shy Guy1946King Cole (as The King Cole Trio)Short Film
See My Lawyer1945Nat 'King' Cole (as King Cole Trio)Movie
Frim Fram Sauce1945King ColeShort Film
Pin Up Girl1944Canteen Pianist (uncredited)Movie
Stars on Parade1944Nat 'King' ColeMovie
Swing in the Saddle1944'King' Cole (uncredited)Movie
Is You Is, or Is You Ain't My Baby?1944King Cole (as the King Cole Trio)Short Film
Who's Been Eating My Porridge?1944King Cole (as King Cole Trio)Short Film
Here Comes Elmer1943King Cole (uncredited)Movie
Pistol Packin' Mama1943Leader - The King Cole Trio (uncredited)Movie
Citizen Kane1941Pianist in 'El Rancho' (uncredited)Movie
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Posted commentsView all comments (3)

wjerryzwjerryzJul 24, 2023

The Legend.

wjerryzwjerryzAug 19, 2017

Nat was a true classic in everything he did. His voice will last forever.

valerieJul 29, 2009

i love you

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