Born: October 18, 1918 | Died: February 7, 1999 Primary Instrument: Piano
For versatile Bobby Troup -- musician, composer, jazz authority, recording artist, actor, Emmy Award winner -- there's hardly a first left in show business to claim and conquer. His demanding role in Emergency!, Jack Webb's hour-long Universal Television series, marks Troup's debut in action-drama.
As a musician, Bobby Troup probably is best known as the composer of such hit songs as Daddy. Baby, Baby All the Time, Route 66 and Girl Talk.
Or as the Emmy Award-winning host and narrator of ABC-TV's Stars of Jazz....