Bob Crosby

Bandleader, Actor
Actor-musician Bob Crosby made a splash in Hollywood both on and off-screen. Crosby started his acting career landing roles in such films as the Judy Garland musical "Presenting Lily Mars" (1943), the Ann Miller comedy ... Read more »
Born: 08/23/1913 in Spokane, Washington, USA

Filmography

Actor (13)

Remembering Bing 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

The Kraft 75th Anniversary Special 1977 - 1978 (TV Show)

Actor

Big Band Cavalcade 1974 - 1975 (TV Show)

Actor

Senior Prom 1958 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

The Five Pennies 1958 (Movie)

Wil Paradise (Actor)

Two Tickets to Broadway 1951 (Movie)

(Actor)

Reveille With Beverly 1942 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Pillow to Post (Movie)

Clarence Wilson (Actor)

Presenting Lily Mars (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

See Here, Private Hargrove (Movie)

Bob (Actor)

The Singing Sheriff (Movie)

Bob Richards (Actor)

Thousands Cheer (Movie)

(Actor)

Trouble in Texas (Movie)

(Actor)
Music (7)

Saving Mr. Banks 2013 (Movie)

("Big Noise From Winnetka") (Song)

Cedar Rapids 2011 (Movie)

("Big Noise From Winnetka") (Song)

Comic Book Confidential 1989 (Movie)

("Big Noise From Winnetka") (Song Performer)

Cannery Row 1982 (Movie)

("Big Noise From Winnetka") (Song)

Divine Madness 1980 (Movie)

("Big Noise From Winnetka") (Song)

Raging Bull 1980 (Movie)

("Big Noise From Winnetka") (Song)

Senior Prom 1958 (Movie)

("Do You Care?") (Song Performer)

Biography

Actor-musician Bob Crosby made a splash in Hollywood both on and off-screen. Crosby started his acting career landing roles in such films as the Judy Garland musical "Presenting Lily Mars" (1943), the Ann Miller comedy "Reveille With Beverly" (1943) and "My Gal Loves Music" (1944). He also appeared in the comedy "See Here, Private Hargrove" (1944) with Robert Walker, "The Singing Sheriff" (1944) and "Thousands Cheer" (1944) with Gene Kelly. His film career continued throughout the fifties and the eighties in productions like "Two Tickets to Broadway" (1951), "Senior Prom" (1959) with Howard Miller and the biopic "The Five Pennies" (1959) with Danny Kaye. He also contributed to a variety of television specials, including "Big Band Cavalcade" (PBS, 1974-75) and "The Kraft 75th Anniversary Special" (CBS, 1977-78). Crosby also created music for the Bette Midler documentary "Divine Madness" (1980). Crosby's music was also featured in the Robert De Niro biographical drama "Raging Bull" (1980), "Cannery Row" (1982) and "Comic Book Confidential" (1989). His music was also featured in the comedic drama "Cedar Rapids" (2011) with Ed Helms and the period drama "Saving Mr. Banks" (2013) with Emma Thompson. Crosby was most recently credited in the Daniel Radcliffe romantic comedy "What If" (2014). In addition to his music, Crosby also appeared on-screen in "Remembering Bing" (PBS, 1987-88). Crosby passed away in March 1993 at the age of 80.

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