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Johnny Mercer (John Herndon Mercer)

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Biography

Savannah, Georgia, USA
Johnny Mercer started his career as singer and songwriter for Paul Whiteman. He started writing songs for Hollywood in 1935, where he also had a few small parts in musicals. Among his famous songs is the inoffical anthem of Hollywood, "Hooray For Hollywood" that he wrote for the movie "Hollywood Hotel". He also had radio programs and made records, some with Bing Crosby. Read more...

Actor

Character: Himself - Performer

The 25th Annual Academy Awards 1953

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Character: Himself - Winner: Best Original Song

The 35th Annual Academy Awards 1963

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Character: Himself

Parkinson 1971

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Character: Himself - Composer

Texaco Star Theatre 1948

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Character: Himself

The Kraft Music Hall 1967

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Character: Himself - Singer

The Donald O'Connor Show 1954

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Writing

Composing