Legendary actor, Bing Crosby, was born Harry Lillis Crosby on May 3, 1903 in Tacoma, WA. Crosby died at the age of 74 on Oct 14, 1977 in Madrid, Spain and was laid to rest in Holy Cross Cemetery in Culver City, Los Angeles County, CA.
HONORS and AWARDS:.
Bing Crosby was nominated for three Academy Awards, winning one for Best Actor for Going My Way (as Father O'Malley) in 1944.
|1944||Best Actor||Going My Way (1944)||Father O'Malley||Won|
|1945||Best Actor||The Bells of St. Mary's (1945)||Father O'Malley||Nominated|
|1954||Best Actor||The Country Girl (1954)||Frank Elgin||Nominated|
He was honored with three stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the categories of Motion Pictures, Recording and Radio. Bing Crosby's handprints and footprints were 'set in stone' at Grauman's Chinese Theater during imprint ceremony #30 on Apr 8, 1936. In addition, Crosby was inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame and was immortalized on a US postal stamp in 1994.
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