Bobby Troup Rank
About Bobby Troup
Bobby Troup rose to stardom in 1941 when he wrote the lyrics for Sammy Kaye’s chart-topping song titled "Daddy". He went on to write many songs, but was widely known for composing the 1946 hit tune “Route 66” which was first recorded by American entertainer Nat King Cole.
Despite making a name for himself in the music scene, Troup was also a huge figure in the movie industry. He would be remembered for his Dr. Joseph Early role in the television series “Emergency!” which premiered on the NBC network.
That aside, he was featured in many well-known films including “First to Fight” and “M*A*S*H”.
His dad, Robert William Troup, was a very successful businessman. Between 1942 and 1955, he was married to Cynthia Hare with whom he had two kids named Ronne Troup and Cynnie Troup. The former is also known to be an actress.
In 1959, he married actress Julie London. The two starred in the TV show “Emergency!”. They were blessed with three kids named Kelly, Reese, and Jody Troup.
He attended The Hill School and later studied at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School.
He joined the U.S. Marine Corps after completing his college education.
He wrote Frank Sinatra’s 1942 single "Snootie Little Cutie".
Troup was also a fan of golf.
Bobby Troup Rank
F.A.Q. about Bobby Troup
When is his birthday?
Bobby Troup's birthday is on October 18, 1918.
In how many days is his birthday?
Bobby's birthday is in 324 days
How old was Bobby when he died?
He was 80 years old.
When did he die?
He died in February 7, 1999.
How old would he be today?
Bobby Troup would be 105 years old if he was alive today.
Where was Bobby from?
He was born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, U.S..