Father of Nicolette Goulet.
Father-in-law of Tim Fowlar.
Guest-starred in an episode of "Police Squad!" (1982) as himself. He later co-starred in The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear (1991).
Had a cancerous prostate removed. [December 1993]
Has been awarded a 'Fellowship' at the Royal Conservatory of Music, University of Toronto, Canada, his alma mater.
He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Recording at 6368 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.
Hospitalized at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles after being diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis, a condition that usually requires a lung transplant [October 22, 2007].
Is of French-Canadian extraction.
Longstanding rumor that his real name is Stanley Applebaum is false, although many web sites and even reference books continue to report this. The rumor results from an in-joke that Goulet tried to make to a group of reporters that wasn't understood. Goulet tells the story behind the rumor on his web site.