Kenny Baker (Entertainer)

Kenny Baker (Entertainer)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Kenneth Laurence "Kenny" Baker (30 September 1912 - 10 August 1985) was an American singer/actor who first gained notice as the featured singer on radio's The Jack Benny Program during the 1930s. At the height of his radio fame, and after leaving the Benny show in 1939 (succeeded by Dennis Day, whose tenor was similar to Baker's), he appeared in seventeen film musicals including: (Mr. Dodd Takes the Air (1937), At the Circus, The Harvey Girls (1946) and later co-starred with Mary Martin in the original Broadway production of Kurt Weill and Ogden Nash's One Touch of Venus. He returned to radio as a regular performer on Fred Allen's Texaco Star Theater program of 1940-1942.show more

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  • Paperback | 72 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 118g
  • Anim Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134970778
  • 9786134970778