George DeWitt

Born Dec 30, 1922

George DeWitt, born George Florentine, was a nationally acclaimed singer and comedian. DeWitt was the star of the 1950s musical quiz television program, Name That Tune. The program featured contestants guessing the name of popular tunes from a limited amount of notes. DeWitt utilized his popularity on the TV to become a recording artist for RKO Records. DeWitt was born in Atlantic City, New Jersey. DeWitt's given name was George Florentine.… Read More

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1922 Birth Born in 1922.


1953 31 Years Old DeWitt soon was playing bigger venues, developing quite an entertainment resume. In September 1953, DeWitt appeared with Sinatra and Bud and CeCe Robinson at the famous Bill Miller's Riviera. … Read More
1957 35 Years Old The second was titled George DeWitt Sings That Tune, recorded in 1957. … Read More
1959 37 Years Old DeWitt appeared in the movie A Hole in the Head with Frank Sinatra in 1959, as well as hosting another short-lived TV show called Be Our Guest during the 1960-1961 TV season and guest appearances on television shows such as The Gisele MacKenzie Show, Hawaiian Eye and Surfside Six between 1960-1962. … Read More


1974 52 Years Old DeWitt came out of retirement in 1974, appearing with Dustin Hoffman in the film Lenny, which was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, and Best Actress.
1979 57 Years Old He died from a heart attack in 1979. … Read More
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