DOB...3 February 1928
Liverpool, England, UK
British pop singing star with Top 10, hits including "Kisses Sweeter Than Wine" and "Green Door". Studied at Leeds College of Art, but switched to show business after his audition succeeded and led to week's work in music hall. Went on to stardom as "Mr. Moonlight" in English variety-show world, based on his hit tune, "Give me the Moonlight". Famous for his formal tails/top hat outfit, starred in cabaret shows in New York and Las Vegas, too. Also starred in British stage production of musical "42nd Street". Awarded O.B.E. in 1965 and C.B.E. in 1997. Most famous film moment: performing musical number with Marilyn Monroe in Let's Make Love (1960).