Louis Daniel Armstrong
|Born||Aug 4, 1901|
New Orleans, LA
|Died||Jul 6, 1971|
New York City, NY
|Age||Died at 69|
|Years active||c. 1914-1971|
|Top Roles||Himself, Orchestra Leader, Wild Man Moore, The Trumpeter, Himself|
|Top Genres||Musical, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Film Adaptation, Short Films|
|Top Topics||Romance (Comic), Marriage, Musicians|
|Top Collaborators||Bing Crosby, Walter Catlett, Irving Bacon, Sidney Blackmer|
|Shares birthday with||William Keighley, Anita Page, Joseph Calleia see more..|
Louis Armstrong Overview:
Legendary actor, Louis Armstrong, was born Louis Daniel Armstrong on Aug 4, 1901 in New Orleans, LA. Armstrong died at the age of 69 on Jul 6, 1971 in New York City, NY .
Enormously popular and beloved, flat-faced, brow-mopping, beaming black American jazz trumpeter whose relatively few film appearances still managed to convey the obvious pleasure he gained both from playing music and clowning around. There were also memorable vocal duets with such Hollywood stars as Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye. Known worldwide as Satchmo. Died from heart failure.(Source: available at Amazon Quinlan's Film Stars).
HONORS and AWARDS:.
He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Recording. Armstrong was never nominated for an Academy Award.
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