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Bobby Troup

Biography

Best-known for using the function of Dr. Joe In early stages the strike 1970s Television series, “Crisis!” and was also a jazz pianist and songwriter. He previously an early melody known as “Daddy,” that was documented or performed by such legends as Sammy Kaye, Glenn Miller, as well as the Andrews Sisters. He was also called the writer of “(MAKE YOUR Kicks On) Path 66,” which became a typical. He was wedded to his Crisis! co-star, Julie London, until his loss of life. He made an appearance in the traditional 1970 film, “M*A*S*H,” aimed by Robert Altman.

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Full Name Bobby Troup
Date Of Birth October 18, 1918
Died February 7, 1999, Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles, California, United States
Place Of Birth Harrisburg, PA
Profession TV Actor
Education University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
Nationality American
Spouse Julie London, Cynthia Hare
Children Ronne Troup, Kelly Troup, Reese Troup, Jody Troup, Cynnie Troup
Movies MASH, Number One, First to Fight, The Gene Krupa Story, The Five Pennies, The High Cost of Loving, Bop Girl Goes Calypso, The Girl Can't Help It, Dragnet, Words & Music by Bobby Troup, Benny and Barney: Las Vegas Undercover, Emergency: Survival on Charter No. 220, Emergency!
TV Shows Emergency!, Stars Of Jazz, The Wedsworth-Townsend Act, Acapulco
Star Sign Libra

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Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Simon & Simon 1985 TV Series Dorian Miller
The 25th Man 1982 TV Movie Paul Burton
The Rebels 1979 TV Movie Sam Gill
Emergency! 1972-1978 TV Series Dr. Joe Early
Fantasy Island 1978 TV Series Johnny Fox
Flying High 1978 TV Series Paramedic
The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries 1978 TV Series Piano Player
Benny and Barney: Las Vegas Undercover 1977 TV Movie Paul Mizener
Adam-12 1972 TV Series Dr. Joe Early / Michael Hayes
McMillan & Wife 1972 TV Series Errol Wilson
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson 1972 TV Series Musical Guest
The Name of the Game 1970 TV Series Slip Sherman
MASH 1970 Sgt. Gorman
Mannix 1969-1970 TV Series Bobby / Bobby Troup
Number One 1969 Harvey Hess
Dragnet 1967 1967-1969 TV Series Harry Mahan / Claude Stroup / Richard Clinger / ...
Dragnet 1966 1969 TV Movie George Freeman
The Big Valley 1968 TV Series Piano Player
Banning 1967 Cappy Sullivan (uncredited)
First to Fight 1967 Lt. Overman
Perry Mason 1959-1965 TV Series Smitty / Bongo White / Buzzie
Vacation Playhouse 1964 TV Series Gardner
77 Sunset Strip 1963 TV Series Vic Connors
Sam Benedict 1963 TV Series Bearded Man
Alcoa Premiere 1963 TV Series Sam Wagner
King of Diamonds 1962 TV Series Jimmy Marlin
Surfside 6 1962 TV Series Dooley Baker
Acapulco 1961 TV Series Bobby
Rawhide 1960 TV Series Nelson Hoyt
Markham 1960 TV Series Andy Parker
Mr. Lucky 1959 TV Series Drummer at 'The Beat Nick'
The Gene Krupa Story 1959 Tommy Dorsey
The Five Pennies 1959 Artie Schutt
The High Cost of Loving 1958 Steve Heyward
The Bob Cummings Show 1957 TV Series 'Spaceman' Palowski
Bop Girl Goes Calypso 1957 Robert Hilton
Mr. Imperium 1951 Specialty: California Cowboy (uncredited)
Duchess of Idaho 1950 Band Member-Singer (uncredited)

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Show Jana Krause TV Series lyrics - 1 episode, 2016 music - 1 episode, 2016
Nat King Cole: Afraid of the Dark 2014 Documentary writer: "Get Your Kicks on Route 66"
Gangster Squad 2013 writer: "Route 66"
The Joy of the Single 2012 TV Movie documentary writer: "The Girl Can't Help It" - uncredited
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 2012 TV Series writer - 1 episode
No me la puc treure del cap 2012 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Rock Suomi 2010 TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
A Touch of Frost 2010 TV Series writer - 1 episode
My Music: The Big Band Years 2009 TV Movie writer: "Daddy" - uncredited
Dancing with the Stars 2008 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Disgrace 2008 writer: "Girl Talk"
No disparen al pianista 2007 TV Series writer - 1 episode
P2 2007 writer: "I'd Like You For Christmas"
American Masters 2007 TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Hidden Palms TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2007 writer - 1 episode, 2007
Radio Disney Jams, Vol. 9: Bonus DVD 2007 Video short writer: "Route 66"
Knocked Up 2007 writer: "Clumsy"
Hollywoodland 2006 writer: "The Girl Can't Help It"
So You Think You Can Dance 2006 TV Series writer - 1 episode
RV 2006 writer: "Route 66!"
Cars 2006 writer: "Route 66"
The 4400 2005 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Australian Idol 2004 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Ray 2004/I writer: "Route 66"
American Idol 2002 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Art That Shook the World 2002 TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Estradilla: Topi Sorsakoski - kulkukoira 2002 TV Movie writer: "Valtatie 66 Route 66"
Charlotte Gray 2001 writer: "Daddy"
Russian Doll 2001 performer: "Watch What Happens"
Hollywood Rocks the Movies: The Early Years (1955-1970) 2000 TV Movie documentary writer: "Rock Around the Rock Pile", "The Girl Can't Help It"
Nothing Too Good for a Cowboy 1999 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Hidden Hollywood: Treasures from the 20th Century Fox Film Vaults 1997 TV Movie documentary writer: "Daddy"
Nothing to Lose 1997 writer: "Route 66"
The Beatles Anthology 1995 TV Mini-Series documentary writer: "The Girl Can't Help It"
Circle of Friends 1995 writer: "The Girl Can't Help It"
Rebel Highway 1994 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Shake, Rattle and Rock! 1994 TV Movie writer: "THE GIRL CAN'T HELP IT"
Kalifornia 1993 writer: " Get Your Kicks on Route 66" - as Bob Troup
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson 1992 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Brides of Christ 1991 TV Mini-Series writer: "Route 66"
Depeche Mode: 101 1989 Documentary writer: "Route 66" - as Robert William Troup
Earth Girls Are Easy 1988 writer: "ROUTE 66"
227 1985 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Wild Life 1984 writer: "THE GIRL CAN'T HELP IT"
Sharky's Machine 1981 as B. Troup, "Sharky's Theme", "Let's Keep Dancing", "Route 66", "Love Theme from Sharky's Machine", "8 To 5 I Lose"
1941 1979 lyrics: "Daddy" / music: "Daddy"
The Two Ronnies 1979 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries TV Series lyrics - 1 episode, 1978 performer - 1 episode, 1978
Top of the Pops 1977 TV Series writer - 4 episodes
Teenage Cover Girls 1976 writer: "The Girl Can't Help It" - uncredited
Pink Flamingos 1972 "The Girl Can't Help It"
The Blue Hour 1971 lyrics: "Tania", "You're a Woman"
Mondo Trasho 1969 writer: "The Girl Can't Help It"
The Big Valley 1968 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Petticoat Junction 1967 TV Series lyrics - 1 episode
First to Fight 1967 lyrics: "Daddy" / music: "Daddy" / performer: "Daddy"
Adam Adamant Lives! 1966 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Shindig! 1964-1965 TV Series writer - 4 episodes
Harlow 1965/I music: "Girl Talk"
The Jack Benny Program 1962 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Some of Manie's Friends 1959 TV Movie writer: "Daddy" - uncredited
Perry Mason TV Series performer - 1 episode, 1959 writer - 1 episode, 1959
Peter Gunn 1958 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Man of the West 1958 "Man of the West"
Voice in the Mirror 1958 writer: "VOICE IN THE MIRROR"
A Question of Adultery 1958 lyrics: "My Strange Affair" / music: "My Strange Affair"
Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? 1957 "You Got It Made"
The River's Edge 1957 "The River's Edge"
The Nat King Cole Show 1956 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Rock, Pretty Baby 1956 lyrics: "Rockabye Lullaby Blues", "Picnic By The Sea" / music: "Rockabye Lullaby Blues", "Picnic By The Sea"
The Girl Can't Help It 1956 lyrics: "The Girl Can't Help It", "Rock Around The Rock Pile" / music: "The Girl Can't Help It", "Rock Around The Rock Pile" / writer: "You Got It Made" - uncredited
The Great Man 1956 writer: "THE MEANING OF THE BLUES"
The Nat 'King' Cole Musical Story 1955 Short writer: "Route 66" - as Bob Troup
Gentlemen Marry Brunettes 1955 lyrics: "Daddy" / music: "Daddy"
Show Time at the Apollo 1955 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Dagmar's Canteen 1952 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Route 66 1951 Short lyrics: "Route 66" / music: "Route 66"
The Blue Veil 1951 writer: "Daddy"
Three Daring Daughters 1948 writer: "ROUTE 66" - uncredited
I'll Be Yours 1947 writer: "Hey Daddy" - uncredited
Red Hot Riding Hood 1943 Short writer: "Daddy" 1941 - uncredited
Two Latins from Manhattan 1941 writer: "Daddy"

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Acapulco 1961 TV Series

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Route 66 1985 Documentary special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Great Drives 1996 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself (volume 2: Route 66)
Good Morning America 1986 TV Series Himself
The Star Games 1985 TV Series Himself
The Alan Hamel Show 1977 TV Series Himself
Battle of the Network Stars 1976 TV Special Himself
Dinah! 1975 TV Series Himself
Tattletales 1974-1975 TV Series Himself
Celebrity Bowling 1973-1975 TV Series Himself
He Said, She Said 1970 TV Series Himself
The Joey Bishop Show 1967 TV Series Himself
The Mike Douglas Show 1966 TV Series Himself - Musician
An Evening with... 1965 TV Series Himself
I'll Bet 1965 TV Series Himself
The Bell Telephone Hour 1964 TV Series Themselves - Jazz Combo
Here's Hollywood 1960 TV Series Himself
Frances Langford Presents 1959 TV Series Himself
The Juke Box Jury 1956 TV Series Himself
The Rosemary Clooney Show 1956 TV Series Himself
Stars of Jazz 1956 TV Series Himself / Himself - Narrator
Musical Chairs 1955 TV Series Himself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Billie Holiday: The Ultimate Collection 2005 Video Himself

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