Kay Armen was widely known for his acting on the big screen. Armen marked his early career with roles in "Stop the Music" (ABC, 1948-1956) and the Jane Powell adaptation "Hit the Deck" (1955). Later, he acted in "Hey, Let's Twist!" (1962) with Joey Dee, "Jimmy B. & Andre" (CBS, 1979-1980) and the Burt Reynolds comedy "Paternity" (1981). Armen's music was most recently featured in the crime drama "Brick" (2006) with Joseph Gordon-Levitt.