Dick Haymes

Argentine Actor and Musician
Born Sep 13, 1918

Richard Benjamin "Dick" Haymes was an actor and singer. He was one of the most popular male vocalists of the 1940s and early 1950s. He was the older brother of Bob Haymes, who was an actor, television host, and songwriter.

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1918 Birth Haymes was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1918. … Read More


1942 23 Years Old On September 3, 1942, Sinatra introduced Haymes on radio as Sinatra's replacement in the Tommy Dorsey band. … Read More
1945 26 Years Old In 1945 Haymes co-starred with Jeanne Crain, Dana Andrews and Vivian Blaine in the musical State Fair. … Read More
1947 28 Years Old He also joined Bing Crosby and The Andrews Sisters for 1947 session that produced the Billboard hit "There's No Business Like Show Business," as well as "Anything You Can Do (I Can Do Better)." … Read More


1953 34 Years Old In 1953, Haymes went to Hawaii (then a territory and, technically, not part of the United States) without first notifying immigration authorities. … Read More


1974 55 Years Old He appeared as unscrupulous doctor Elroy Gantman in a 1974 episode of the TV show Adam-12. … Read More


1980 62 Years Old On March 28, 1980, Haymes died from lung cancer in at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. … Read More
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