Actor | Soundtrack | Producer
According to Phyllis Diller's autobiography "Like a Lampshade in a Whorehouse", in the late 1960s Broadway producer David Merrick approached Benny with the idea of him playing Dolly Levi in drag in "Hello, Dolly!" opposite George Burns as Horace ...
[on how "Love in Bloom" became his theme song] Quite by accident. "Love in Bloom" is not a theme song I particularly like . . . It happened that I was fooling with that number 30 years ago, and before I could do anything about it . . . it was an ...
Billed himself as "the Original 'Old Blue Eyes'"
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Holmby Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA
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