Print Edition - 2018-02-15  |  Life & Style

Vic Damone dies aged 89

- The guardian, Los Angeles

Feb 15, 2018-

Vic Damone has died at the age of 89. The popular singer and actor was known for hits including You’re Breaking My Heart, On the Street Where You Live and An Affair to Remember from the 1957 movie of the same title, starring Cary Grant. 

Frank Sinatra once said Damone had “the greatest pipes in the business”. Damone died this week from complications of a respiratory illness. He had been living in a retirement home with his fifth wife, who died in November 2016.

As well as his singing career, Damone was also in a number of films. He played himself in 1951 Mickey Rooney vehicle The Strip and went on to act in other films in the same decade, including Rich, Young and Pretty, Athena and Deep in My Heart, alongside José Ferrer.

Throughout the 1960s, he also made frequent TV appearances, guesting on The Dick Van Dyke Show and The Judy Garland Show.

Published: 15-02-2018 08:33

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