Perry Como, also known as Mr. C., was an American singer and television personality known for producing several hit songs such as Catch a Falling Star and Till the End of Time. He was also known for hosting a number of shows, including Kraft Music Hall.
He was the seventh child of Lucia Travaglini and Pietro Como. He married Roselle Beline in 1933. The couple had three children, including two adopted ones. He and Roselle remained married until her death in 1998.
In a career that lasted over half a century, he won several awards including multiple Emmy Awards, a Grammy Award and a Peabody Award. President Reagan honored him with the prestigious Kennedy Center award in 1987. In 2002, he was honored with a posthumous Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.
He was a popular barber in his community before beginning his massively successful career in the music industry.
He is one of the few celebrities to have three stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
We also own a little boat and I'm like a kid with it. I take off early in the morning, fishing rod in tow, and just drift about the ocean all day.Perry Como
was a famous American singer and actor,
who was born on
May 18, 1912. As a person born on this date, Perry Como is listed in our database as the 19th
most popular celebrity for the day (May 18) and the 18th most popular for the year (1912).
People born on May 18
fall under the Zodiac sign of Taurus, the Bull.
Perry Como is the 653rd most popular Taurus.
Aside from information specific to Perry Como's birthday, Perry Como is the 4337th most famous American and ranks 3rd in famous people born in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, U.S.
In general, Perry Como ranks as the 8010th
most popular famous person, and the 839th most popular singer of all time.
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