|Birth Day||October 18, 1918|
|Birth Place||Harrisburg, PA|
|Age||102 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||Feb 7, 1999 (age 80)|
He had an early song called "Daddy," that was recorded or performed by such legends as Sammy Kaye, Glenn Miller, and The Andrews Sisters.
He was also known as the author of "(Get Your Kicks On) Route 66," which became a standard.
He was married to his Emergency! co-star, Julie London, until his death.
He appeared in the classic 1970 film, "M*A*S*H," directed by Robert Altman.