Actor/singer Arms dies

The entertainer passed away at his home in Los Angeles on Monday (13Feb12). The cause of death is not known.

Arms began his career in radio before moving on to minor screen roles throughout World War II, starring alongside Bette Davis in The Man Who Came To Dinner, Doris Day in By the Light of the Silvery Moon and in James Cagney’s Captain of the Clouds.

He also released his own music and was known for his 1957 hit single, Cinco Robles (Five Oaks).

Arms also worked as a vocalist on NBC show Your Hit Parade throughout the 1950s and wrote his own autobiography in 2005, titled My Hit Parade… and a Few Misses.