Known for FINALLY and You’ll Under no circumstances Know that he won his 1st and last Academy Honor for Best First Music. He was a vaudeville acting professional and vocalist. His songs had been presented in over 100 movies and sung by such luminaries as Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Etta Wayne, and Nat Ruler Cole. He wedded second wife Elizabeth Make in 1939, however they divorced in 1948. He regularly collaborated with British pianist Harry Revel through the 1930s.