Mel Tormé

Mostly Credited As: Mel Tormé
Sometimes Credited As: Mel Torme

Birth Name: Melvin Howard Tormé
Date Of Birth: September 13, 1925 (Age 73)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois
Date Of Death: June 05, 1999
Cause Of Death: A stroke in Los Angeles, California

Mel Tormé

TV Appearances

Main cast 
It Was a Very Good Year (1971)As: Host
Episode Cast Credits 

Sliders (1995) 
  Greatfellas 02x10: (May/31/1996) As Himself, [Special Guest Stars]

Pebble Mill (1991) 
  Series 5, Show 43 05x43: (Dec/21/1995) As Himself 
  Series 5, Show 35 05x35: (Dec/06/1995) As Himself 

The Late Show with David Letterman (1993) 
  Harland Williams, Shaquille O'Neal, Jennifer Beals 03x18: (Sep/27/1995) As Himself (cameo) 

Seinfeld (1989) 
  The Jimmy 06x19: (Mar/16/1995) As Himself 

Dave's World (1993) 
  Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word 02x13: (Dec/05/1994) As God 

Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993) 
  Ricki Lake, Steven Weber, Mel Torme 01x15: (Oct/01/1993) As Himself 

Night Court (1984) 
  I'm OK, You're Catatonic/Schizophrenic 05x14: (Jan/21/1988) As Himself, [Special Guest Stars]
  Christine's Friend 04x17: (Feb/19/1987) As Himself, [Special Guest Stars]
  Leon, We Hardly Knew Ye 03x16: (Feb/06/1986) As Himself, [Special Guest Stars]
  The Gypsy 02x16: (Jan/31/1985) Voiced  Himself, [Uncredited]

Hotel (1983) 
  Pilot (2) (Aug/21/1982) As Himself 

The Carol Burnett Show (1967) (1967) 
  with Nanette Fabray, Mel Torme 05x09: (Nov/17/1971) As Himself 
  with Michele Lee, Mel Torme 04x18: (Jan/18/1971) As Himself 
  with Mel Torme, Don Rickles 04x13: (Dec/07/1970) As Himself 
  with Lucille Ball, Mel Torme 04x06: (Oct/19/1970) As Himself 

Playboy After Dark (1968) 
  B. B. King; Mel Torme; McCall & Brill; Barbara McNair 02x20: (Apr/15/1970) As Himself 

Kraft Music Hall (1958) 
  Peter Cook & Dudley Moore / Anne Bancroft / Mel Torme 11x23: (Apr/30/1969) As Himself 

The Name of the Game (1968) 
  Pineapple Rose 01x14: (Dec/20/1968) As Mort Binder 

The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour (1967) (1967) 
  Show #42 02x22: (Feb/18/1968) As Himself 

Run for Your Life (1965) 
  The Frozen Image 03x04: (Oct/04/1967) As Jamey Burke 

The Lucy Show (1962) 
  Lucy Puts Main Street on the Map 05x18: (Jan/30/1967) As Mel Tinker 
  Main Street U.S.A. 05x17: (Jan/23/1967) As Mel Tinker 
  Lucy in the Music World 04x03: (Sep/27/1965) As Mel Tinker 

The Ed Sullivan Show (1948) 
  George Carlin, Mel Tormé 20x20: (Jan/29/1967) As Himself 
  Mel Torme, Ted Williams, Diana Wynyard 03x23: (Feb/19/1950) As Himself 

American Bandstand (1957) 
  AB-1389: Mel Torme 06x64: (Nov/29/1962) As Himself 

The Steve Allen Show (1956) 
  Season 5, Episode 8 05x08: (Nov/23/1959) As Himself 
  Season 3, Episode 36 03x36: (Jun/01/1958) As Himself 
  Season 2, Episode 5 02x05: (Oct/14/1956) As Himself 

The Dinah Shore Chevy Show (1956) 
  Season 3, Episode 19 03x19: (Feb/08/1959) As Himself 
  Season 2, Episode 17 02x17: (Feb/16/1958) As Himself 

The Nat King Cole Show (1956) 
  Season 2, Show 2 02x02: (Jul/09/1957) As Himself 

Playhouse 90 (1956) 
  The Comedian 01x20: (Feb/14/1957) As Lester Hogarth 

The Milton Berle Show (1948) 
  Season 5, Episode 5 05x05: (Oct/21/1952) As Himself 

The Ed Wynn Show (1949) (1949) 
  Season 1, Episode 4 01x04: (Oct/13/1949) As Himself 
  Season 1, Episode 3 01x03: (Oct/06/1949) As Himself 
Crew Credits

Show Crew

Episode Crew

Mannix (1967) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
Portrait in Blues 08x01 Sep/22/1974 As: Writer
The Virginian (1962) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
The Handy Man 06x24 Mar/06/1968 As: Writer
Run for Your Life (1965) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
The Frozen Image 03x04 Oct/04/1967 As: Writer
Featured Songs

Chuck Songs:
Chuck Versus the Role Models + Comin' Home Baby 
Las Vegas Songs:
Donny, We Hardly Knew Ye + Games People Play 
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His nicknames were “Mr. Butterscotch”, “The Kid with the Gauze in His Jaws” and “The Velvet Fog”.

Mel was an Actor, Composer, Producer, Singer, Writer and played the Drums.

He began his professional career at the age of 3 years old as a singer.

In his teen years he played the drums in the back-up band for “Chico Marx”.

His very first national exposure came in 1943 when he played “Marty” in the Musical Comedy Film “Higher and Higher”.

In 1944 he played a drummer in the Comedy Horror Film “Ghost Chasers” starring “Andy DeVine” and “Lon Chaney Jr.”.

Around 1945 he formed a Jazz group calling themselves “Mel Torme and The Mel-Tones”.

In February 1949 he married his first wife Actress “Candy Toxton” they had 2 children together and then divorced in 1955.

From 1956 to 1965 he had another child with “Arlene Niles” and then they divorced.

Mel had his first charting record in 1962 with “Comin’ Home Baby” that peaked at #36 on Billboard magazine’s Top 100 Pop singles chart.

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