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Vaughn Monroe

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Biography

Akron, Ohio, USA
Vaughn Wilton Monroe was born October 7, 1911 in Akron, Ohio, and his family moved to Wisconsin shortly thereafter. Monroe showed an early talent for the trumpet and focused most of his early efforts on that. Monroe wanted to be an opera singer, but the Depression made pursuing such a career impractical. Instead, he sang as a vocalist with several bands, among them Austin Wylie (who later worked for Artie Shaw), Larry Funk (for which he made his recording debut), and Jack Marshard. Read more...

Actor

Character: Marshal Matt Landry

Toughest Man in Arizona 1952

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Character: Himself

Producers' Showcase 1954

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Character: Himself - Singer

Texaco Star Theatre 1948

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Character: Rhiannon AKA John Gwyn

Singing Guns 1950

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Character: Himself

The George Gobel Show 1954

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Character: Himself

Startime 1959

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