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Mel Torme

Biography

Broadly popular 20th century singer referred to as The Velvet Fog. He’s best kept in mind for co-writing The Xmas Music or Chestnuts Roasting with an Open up Open fire with Bob Wells. He sang using the Coon-Sanders Orchestra at age four and was broadly hailed as a kid prodigy. He also acted in radio serials The Love of Helen Trent and Jack port Armstrong, the All-American Boy from 1933 until 1941. He was the young idol of his era after he made an appearance in VERY GOOD NEWS, the 1947 film musical. He was wedded many times: 1st to Chocolate Toxton on Feb 11, 1949, after that Arlene Kilometers on Oct 31, 1956, after that Janette Scott on, may 20, 1966, and lastly to Ali Severson on Oct 30, 1984. His 1st published music Lament to Like was popular for Harry Wayne.

Quick Facts


Full Name Mel Tormé
Date Of Birth September 13, 1925
Died June 5, 1999, Los Angeles, California, United States
Place Of Birth Chicago, IL
Profession Jazz Singer
Education Hyde Park Academy High School
Nationality American
Spouse Ali Severson, Janette Scott, Arlene Miles, Candy Toxton
Children James Tormé, Steve March-Tormé, Daisy Tormé, Tracy Tormé, Melissa Torme-March
Parents Betty Sopkin, William Tormé
Siblings Myrna Williams
Awards Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, Grammy Award for Best Jazz Vocal Performance, Male
Nominations Grammy Award for Best Vocal Performance, Male, NME Award for World's Outstanding Popular Singer, NME Award for Favourite US Male Singer
Movies Good News, Words and Music, Higher and Higher, Walk Like a Dragon, The Fearmakers, Girls Town, Duchess of Idaho, Daffy Duck's Quackbusters, Let's Go Steady, The Private Lives of Adam and Eve, The Big Operator, Land of No Return, The Night of the Living Duck, Artie Shaw: Time Is All You've Got, The Return of Spinal Tap, Mel Torme: Standing Room Only, Buddy Rich: Jazz Legend: 1917-1987, Pineapple Rose, Hotel
TV Shows Night Court, Jazz Casual, It Was a Very Good Year
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#Fact
1Was a major collector of firearms.
2Former son-in-law of British actress Thora Hird.
3He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Recording at 1541 Vine St.
4He had three sons, Steve March, Tracy Tormé, and James Tormé, and two daughters, Melissa Torme-March and Daisy Tormé. He had two stepchildren, Carrie and Kurt.
5Is often referred to by Harry Anderson's character "Judge Harry Stone" in the NBC TV series Night Court (1984). Anderson--both as "Judge Stone' and in real life--is a big fan of Torme.
6At age eight he was a snare drummer in the Shakespeare Grammar School drum and bugle corps on Chicago's south side.
7Frustrated by his experiences as the music director of Judy Garland's short-lived CBS variety series, he wrote a vicious tell-all book about his talented but challenging former boss. "The Other Side of the Rainbow: With Judy Garland on the Dawn Patrol" portrayed Garland as hopelessly drug-addicted, unprofessional and a horror to work with.
8He won Best Jazz Vocalist Grammy Awards in 1982 and 1983.
9Interred in a grave close to Heather O'Rourke and Truman Capote.
10He was drafted into the army in 1944, but soon after when he went on bivouac, cuts were discovered in the soles of his feet and it was determined that he was so flat-footed he should never have been drafted in the first place. He was sent home from the army in 1945.
11Known for "scatting" during a song.
12Inducted into the Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame in 1990.
13Singer of "Lili Marlene" in USA.
14Composed the music and words to "The Christmas Song" ("Chestnuts roasting on an open fire") with songwriting partner Robert Wells (Bob Wells).
15Nicknamed The Velvet Fog, a nickname he was not particularly fond of.
16Jazz singer
17Suffered a stroke on August 8, 1996.


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
House of Lies2014TV Series performer - 1 episode
Kirstie's Crafty Christmas2013TV Movie writer: "The Christmas Song" - uncredited
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation2013TV Series writer - 1 episode
Darla Z's Christmas 'Round the World2013TV Movie writer: "The Christmas Song"
The Best Man Holiday2013writer: "The Christmas Song"
Bridegroom2013Documentary writer: "The Christmas Song"
Gangster Squad2013performer: "Bless You For the Good That's in You" / writer: "Bless You For the Good That's in You"
The Richest Songs in the World2012TV Movie documentary writer: "The Christmas Song" - uncredited
Christmas Around Atlanta2012TV Short documentary music: "The Christmas Song" fragment - uncredited
Parenthood2012TV Series writer - 1 episode
Steppin' Out with Katherine Jenkins2012TV Movie writer: "The Christmas Song Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire"
The Possession2012/Iperformer: "You're a Heavenly Thing"
What to Expect When You're Expecting2012performer: "Comin' Home Baby"
Britain's Favourite Christmas Songs2011TV Movie documentary writer: "The Christmas Song"
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2011TV Series writer - 3 episodes
Kirstie's Handmade Britain2011TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo2011performer: "The Christmas Waltz"
A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas2011performer: "Just Look Around" / writer: "Just Look Around"
Formula 1: BBC Sport2011TV Series performer - 1 episode
Born to Be Wild2011Documentary short performer: "Comin' Home Baby"
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon2010TV Series writer - 1 episode
Saturday Night Live2010TV Series writer - 1 episode
Secret Diary of a Call Girl2010TV Series performer - 1 episode
Jack Goes Boating2010performer: "Hello, Young Lovers"
The National Christmas Tree Lighting2009TV Special writer: "The Christmas Song"
Prep & Landing2009TV Short writer: "The Christmas Song" - as Mel Torme
The Lovely Bones2009writer: "The Christmas Song" 1945 - as Mel Torme
Johnny Mercer: The Dream's on Me2009TV Movie documentary performer: "P.S. I Love You", "Satin Doll"
Obsessed2009writer: "The Christmas Song"
An Education2009performer: "Comin' Home Baby"
30 Rock2008TV Series writer - 1 episode
House M.D.2008TV Series writer - 1 episode
Pageant2008Documentary performer: "The Trolley Song" - as Mel Torme
Nip/Tuck2007TV Series performer - 1 episode
Christmas in Rockefeller Center2007TV Special writer: "The Christmas Song"
This Christmas2007writer: "The Christmas Song"
A Christmas Celebration: Live from Dublin2007Video writer: "The Christmas Song"
A Life in Words and Music2007Video short performer: "Blue Moon"
Ugly Betty2006TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause2006writer: "The Christmas Song"
Holidays in the City2006Video documentary writer: "The Christmas Song"
The O.C.2005TV Series writer - 1 episode
Grey's Anatomy2005TV Series writer - 1 episode
Pitbullterje2005performer: "Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas"
Guess Who2005writer: "Floetic" 2002 - as Mel Torme
EastEnders2004TV Series writer - 1 episode
Christmas with the Kranks2004writer: "The Christmas Song" 1946
20462004writer: "The Christmas Song" - Fast Version, "The Christmas Song"
Soundstage2004TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Miss Match2003TV Series writer - 1 episode
Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star2003writer: "The Christmas Song"
The In-Laws2003/Iperformer: "Too Close for Comfort"
Catch Me If You Can2002writer: "The Christmas Song"
Two Weeks Notice2002performer: "Comin' Home Baby" - as Mel Torme
Sex and the City2002TV Series performer - 1 episode
Door to Door2002TV Movie writer: "The Christmas Song" - as Mel Torme
Roswell2002TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Rookie2002writer: "The Christmas Song"
The Anniversary Party2001performer: "Comin' Home Baby" - as Mel Torme
Kun joulu on - Arja Korisevan joulukonsertti2000TV Movie writer: "Joululaulu" Christmas Song
Bounce2000writer: "The Christmas Song"
End of Days1999writer: "The Christmas Song"
Vuxna människor1999performer: "Happy Together"
The Iron Giant1999performer: "Comin' Home Baby"
Go1999writer: "The Christmas Song" Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch1998TV Series writer - 1 episode
Living Out Loud1998performer: "Born to Be Blue" / writer: "Born to Be Blue"
From the Earth to the Moon1998TV Mini-Series writer - 2 episodes
Dinner and Driving1997performer: "Comin' Home Baby" - as Mel Torme
Christmas Unwrapped: The History of Christmas1997TV Movie documentary music: "The Christmas Song"
101 Dalmatians1996writer: "The Christmas Song"
Jingle All the Way1996writer: "The Christmas Song"
Joe's Apartment1996performer: "Joe's Apartment Theme"
Sliders1996TV Series performer - 1 episode
Friends1995TV Series writer - 1 episode
Seinfeld1995TV Series performer - 1 episode
ER1994TV Series lyrics - 1 episode
Love Affair1994writer: "The Christmas Song Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire"
Mystery Science Theater 30001994TV Series writer - 1 episode
With Honors1994writer: "The Christmas Song Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire"
The Ref1994writer: "The Christmas Song"
Northern Exposure1991TV Series writer - 1 episode
Night CourtTV Series performer - 6 episodes, 1984 - 1991 writer - 1 episode, 1991
Because It's Christmas: Barry Manilow1991Video documentary writer: "The Christmas Song"
Natalie Cole: The Christmas Song1991Video short writer: "The Christmas Song"
Havana1990/Iwriter: "The Christmas Song"
Home Alone1990performer: "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" - as Mel Torme
Dick Tracy1990performer: "Live Alone And Like It" - as Mel Torme
Dream a Little Dream1989performer: "Dream a Little Dream of Me", "Dream a Little Dream of Me" duet
Babycakes1989TV Movie writer: "The Christmas Song Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire"
The Big Picture1989writer: "The Christmas Song" - as Mel Torme
Scrooged1988writer: "The Christmas Song Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire"
Let's Get Lost1988Documentary "Born to be Blue"
Designing Women1987TV Series 1 episode
A Muppet Family Christmas1987TV Movie writer: "The Christmas Song"
The Sure Thing1985writer: "The Christmas Song" - as Mel Torme
Scrooge's Rock 'N' Roll Christmas1984TV Movie writer: "The Christmas Song"
Kenny & Dolly: A Christmas to Remember1984TV Movie documentary writer: "The Christmas Song"
Falling in Love1984writer: "The Christmas Song" - as Mel Torme
Webster1984TV Series performer - 1 episode
Solid Gold1982TV Series writer - 1 episode
B.J. and the Bear1979TV Series writer - 1 episode
Jack Frost1979TV Movie lyrics: "The Christmas Song" - as Mel Torme / music: "The Christmas Song" - as Mel Torme
The Carpenters at Christmas1977TV Special writer: "Merry Christmas to You" aka "The Christmas Song"
McCloud1976TV Series writer - 1 episode
That's Life1968TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Lucy Show1967TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Swinger1966lyrics: "Once" - uncredited
The Andy Williams Show1966TV Series writer - 1 episode
A Man Called Adam1966"All That Jazz" / performer: "All That Jazz"
The Danny Kaye Show1963TV Series writer - 1 episode
Make Room for Daddy1963TV Series writer - 1 episode
Sunday in New York1963performer: "Sunday in New York" - as Mel Torme
The Jo Stafford Show1961TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show1957-1960TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall1960TV Series writer - 1 episode
Walk Like a Dragon1960performer: "Walk Like a Dragon" / writer: "Walk Like a Dragon"
Six-Five Special1958writer: "Ev'ry Which Way"
Dixieland Small-Fry1957TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Frank Sinatra Show1957TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Nat King Cole Show1956TV Series writer - 1 episode
General Electric Theater1954TV Series writer - 1 episode
Words and Music1948performer: "Blue Moon"
So Dear to My Heart1948writer: "County Fair' - uncredited
Good News1947"The Best Things in Life Are Free", uncredited / performer: "Be a Ladies' Man", "Lucky in Love" - uncredited
Magic Town1947as Mel Torme, "MAGIC TOWN"
Let's Go Steady1945writer: "Tantza Babele", "Sioux Falls SD", "Baby Boogie"
Lullaby of Broadway1945Short "Lullaby of Broadway"
Ghost Catchers1944performer: "Quoth the Raven"
Pardon My Rhythm1944lyrics: "Drummer Boy" / music: "Drummer Boy"
Higher and Higher1943performer: "It's a Most Important Affair" 1943 uncredited, "Disgustingly Rich" 1940, "You're On Your Own" 1943 uncredited, "Minuet in Boogie" 1943 uncredited, "Minuet in G, Op.14, No.1" 1887 uncredited
The Late Late Show with James Corden2016TV Series writer - 1 episode
Upper Middle Bogan2014-2016TV Series performer - 11 episodes
Venice West2016Short writer: "Born to Be Blue"
Strictly Come Dancing2015TV Series writer - 1 episode
Mike & Mike2013-2015TV Series writer - 4 episodes
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon2015TV Series music - 1 episode
Casual2015TV Series performer - 1 episode
Scandal2015TV Series writer - 1 episode
Born to Be Blue2015writer: "Born to Be Blue" - as Melvin H. Torme
Black Mass2015writer: "The Christmas Song"
Tidsrejsen2014TV Series writer - 1 episode
Get on Up2014writer: "The Christmas Song" - as Mel Torme

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Sliders1996TV SeriesMel Tormé
The Magic of Christmas1995TV MovieHost
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno1995TV Series
The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear1991Mel Tormé
Night Court1991TV SeriesHerb
Daffy Duck's Quackbusters1988Daffy Duck (singing voice)
The Night of the Living Duck1988ShortDaffy Duck (singing voice)
Hotel1983TV SeriesMel Tormé
Land of No Return1978Zak O'Brien
Chase1974TV SeriesCyclops
It Was a Very Good Year1971TV SeriesHost
Love, American Style1970TV SeriesTrevor (segment "Love and the Singles Apartment")
The Bold Ones: The Lawyers1969TV SeriesHarry Carter
The Name of the Game1968TV SeriesMort Binder
The Virginian1968TV SeriesJim
Run for Your Life1967TV SeriesJamey Burke
Dusty1967TV Series
The Lucy Show1965-1967TV SeriesMel Tinker
A Man Called Adam1966Guest Singer at Party)
The Patsy1964Mel Tormé (as Mel Torme)
Art Carney Special1961TV Series
Walk Like a Dragon1960The Deacon
The Private Lives of Adam and Eve1960Hal Sanders
U.S. Marshal1960TV SeriesJohn Fleck
Girls Town1959Fred Alger (as Mel Torme)
The Big Operator1959Fred McAfee
The Fearmakers1958Barney Bond
Playhouse 901957TV SeriesLester Hogarth
The Jackie Gleason Show1953TV SeriesGuest Jazz Vocalist
Duchess of Idaho1950Cyril
Words and Music1948Mel Tormé
Good News1947Danny (as Mel Torme)
Night and Day1946Drummer - 'Anything Goes' Rehearsal (uncredited)
Janie Gets Married1946Dick's Buddy (uncredited)
Movieland Magic1946ShortStudio Tour Guide (uncredited)
The Crimson Canary1945Mel Tormé - Drummer (uncredited)
Junior Miss1945Sterling Brown
Let's Go Steady1945Streak Edwards (as Mel Torme and the Meltones)
Resisting Enemy Interrogation1944American Pilot (uncredited)
Ghost Catchers1944Singer Drummer (uncredited)
Pardon My Rhythm1944Ricky O'Bannon
Higher and Higher1943Marty (as Mel Torme)

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Natalie Cole: The Christmas Song1991Video short lyricist
The Lucy Show1965-1967TV Series special music and lyrics - 2 episodes
Calhoun: County Agent1964TV Movie composer: theme music
The Judy Garland ShowTV Series special musical material - 13 episodes, 1963 - 1964 special music material - 3 episodes, 1963 additional music - 1 episode, 1964 special material - 1 episode, 1964
Wake Up and Dream1946vocal arranger - uncredited

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mannix1974TV Series story - 1 episode
The Virginian1968TV Series writer - 1 episode
Run for Your Life1967TV Series writer - 1 episode

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Christmas: The King's Singers2011TV Movie
Natalie Cole: The Christmas Song1991Video short

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
It Was a Very Good Year1971TV Series producer

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Night Court1984TV Series special thanks to - 1 episode

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Lively Ones1963TV SeriesHimself - Performer / Himself - Guest
The Most1963Documentary shortHimself (uncredited)
The New Steve Allen Show1963TV SeriesHimself - Singer / Himself
The Jack Paar Tonight Show1961-1962TV SeriesHimself
The Tonight Show1962TV SeriesHimself
The Spike Jones Show1961TV SeriesHimself
Val Parnell's Sunday Night at the London Palladium1961TV SeriesHimself
The Jo Stafford Show1961TV SeriesHimself
Dan Raven1960TV SeriesHimself
What's My Line?1952-1960TV SeriesHimself - Panelist / Himself - Mystery Guest
The Pat Boone-Chevy Showroom1960TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Revlon Revue1960TV SeriesHimself
I've Got a Secret1953-1960TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Steve Allen Plymouth Show1956-1959TV SeriesHimself - Singer / Himself / Porgy in 'Porgy and Bess' excerpt
The Chevy Showroom Starring Andy Williams1959TV SeriesHimself
The Juke Box Jury1959TV SeriesHimself
The Dinah Shore Chevy Show1958-1959TV SeriesHimself
This Is Music1958TV SeriesHimself
The Lux Show1958TV SeriesHimself
The Big Record1957TV SeriesHimself
Six-Five Special1957TV SeriesHimself
The Nat King Cole Show1957TV SeriesHimself
The Rosemary Clooney Show1956TV SeriesHimself
Val Parnell's Startime1956TV SeriesHimself
The Name's the Same1953TV SeriesHimself - Contestant
Summertime U.S.A.1953TV SeriesHimself (1953)
Man Against Crime1953TV SeriesHimself
Texaco Star Theatre1952TV SeriesHimself - Singer
Cavalcade of Stars1951-1952TV SeriesHimself - Guest Vocalist / Himself
Songs for Sale1951-1952TV SeriesHimself
The Mel Tormé Show1951TV SeriesHimself
The Alan Young Show1951TV SeriesHimself
TV's Top Tunes1951TV SeriesHimself - Co-host (1951)
Kreisler Bandstand1951TV SeriesHimself
The Paul Whiteman's Goodyear Revue1950TV SeriesHimself
The Ken Murray Show1950TV SeriesHimself
The Morey Amsterdam Show1949-1950TV SeriesHimself - Singer
The Ed Wynn Show1949TV SeriesHimself
Adventures in Jazz1949TV SeriesHimself
Lullaby of Broadway1945ShortHimself (uncredited)
Hugh Hefner: American Playboy Revisited1998TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno1994-1995TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest / Himself
Pops Goes the Fourth! 19951995TV MovieHimself
Seinfeld1995TV SeriesHimself
Dave's World1994TV SeriesHimself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien1993TV SeriesHimself
A Spinal Tap Reunion: The 25th Anniversary London Sell-Out1992TV MovieHimself
Night Court1985-1992TV SeriesHimself
One on One with John Tesh1992TV SeriesHimself
Night of 100 Stars III1990TV MovieHimself
Frank Sinatra: The Voice of Our Time1990TV Movie documentaryHimself - Host
The Unforgettable Nat 'King' Cole1989TV Movie documentaryHimself
Live with Kelly and Michael1989TV SeriesHimself
The Pat Sajak Show1989TV SeriesHimself
Christmas with the Stars: An International Earthquake Benefit1989TV MovieHimself
Royal Variety Performance 19871987TV MovieHimself
The Merv Griffin Show1976-1985TV SeriesHimself
Artie Shaw: Time Is All You've Got1985DocumentaryHimself
Night of 100 Stars II1985TV MovieHimself
Webster1984TV SeriesHimself
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson1964-1982TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest / Himself - Musical Guest
Pray TV1982TV MovieHimself
Signature1982TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Tomorrow Coast to Coast1981TV SeriesHimself
Parkinson1981TV SeriesHimself
The Alan Thicke Show1981TV SeriesHimself
Lou Rawls Parade of Stars1980TV SeriesHimself
Today1980TV SeriesHimself
The Christmas Songs1979TV MovieHimself - Host
The Mike Douglas Show1968-1978TV SeriesHimself - Vocalist / Himself
Hollywood Greats1978TV Series documentaryHimself
The Joe Franklin Show1978TV SeriesHimself
Good Morning America1978TV SeriesHimself
Donahue1976TV SeriesHimself
The Shirley Bassey Show1976TV SeriesHimself
The Rich Little Show1976TV SeriesHimself
Tattletales1975TV SeriesHimself
Dinah!1975TV SeriesHimself
The $10,000 Pyramid1973TV SeriesHimself
The Dick Cavett Show1972TV SeriesHerself
Stand Up and Cheer1972TV SeriesHimself
The Carol Burnett Show1968-1971TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
The David Frost Show1969-1971TV SeriesHimself
Jimmy Durante Presents the Lennon Sisters1970TV SeriesHimself
The Joey Bishop Show1968-1969TV SeriesHimself
You're Putting Me On1969TV SeriesHimself
You Don't Say1966-1969TV SeriesHimself
The Kraft Music Hall1969TV SeriesHimself
The Jerry Lewis Show1969TV SeriesHimself
The Hollywood Palace1969TV SeriesHimself - Singer
Playboy After Dark1969TV SeriesHimself
That's Life1968TV SeriesHimself
Your All-American College Show1968TV SeriesHimself - Judge
The Jackie Gleason Show1967-1968TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
The Steve Allen Show1968TV SeriesHimself
The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour1968TV SeriesHimself
BBC Show of the Week1967TV SeriesHimself
Juke Box Jury1967TV SeriesHimself - Panellist
The Blackpool Show1967TV SeriesHimself
The Ed Sullivan Show1950-1967TV SeriesSinger / Himself
Mel Tormé Special1966TV MovieHimself
The Garry Moore Show1959-1966TV SeriesHimself
Jackie Gleason: American Scene Magazine1965-1966TV SeriesHimself - Guest Vocalist / Himself - Guest
The Sammy Davis, Jr. Show1966TV SeriesHimself
Fanfare1965TV SeriesHimself
Not Only... But Also1965TV SeriesHimself
That Regis Philbin Show1965TV SeriesHimself
The Match Game1964TV SeriesHimself - Team Captain
Get the Message1964TV SeriesHimself
Jazz Casual1964TV SeriesHimself
The Judy Garland Show1963-1964TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
My Music: Starlight Ballroom2015TV MovieHimself
Sinatra: All or Nothing at All2015TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Love Letters in the Sands of Time2010TV MovieHimself
Johnny Mercer: The Dream's on Me2009TV Movie documentaryHimself
Hugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist and Rebel2009DocumentaryHimself (uncredited)
Pioneers of Television2008TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Seinfeld: Inside Look2005TV Series documentary shortHimself
Playboy: The Party Continues2000TV Movie documentaryHimself
Somewhere Over the Rainbow: Harold Arlen1999Video documentaryHimself
The 51st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1999TV SpecialHimself - Memorial Tribute
Television's Christmas Classics1994TV SpecialHimself
The Carol Burnett Show: A Reunion1993TV Movie documentaryHimself
Bugs Bunny's Creature Features1992TV MovieDaffy Duck (as Mel Torme)
The Carol Burnett Show1977TV SeriesHimself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1981Star on the Walk of FameWalk of FameRecordingAwarded on June 18, 1981 at 1541 Vine Street


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#Quote
1I have to confess that my way of singing is very much affected by my private life, or by anything that touches me personally. I am a man, not a machine.
2One of the joys of a jazz singer is to try to keep a dimension of constant improvisation in relation to what he sings. But--and it's a big but--only if you never lose sight of the original musical value which the composer put in it. And above all, if you don't sacrifice the most important element of a popular song: the words.

#Trademark
1Bow tie
2Scat singing

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