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Robert Goulet

Singer and Actor Robert Goulet

Profession: Singer and Actor

United States of America

Biography: Known for his rich baritone voice on stage (Camelot) and screen (Naked Gun 2 1/2).

Born: November 26, 1933
Birthplace: Lawrence, Massachusetts, USA

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Died: October 30, 2007 (aged 73)
Cause of Death: Pulmonary fibrosis

Married Life

  • 1963-11-12 American singer and actor Robert Goulet (30) weds American actress Carol Lawrence (31); divorce in 1981
  • 1982-10-17 American singer and actor Robert Goulet (48) weds his Macedonian business partner and manager, artist, and writer Vera Novak in Las Vegas, Nevada

Historical Events

  • 1960-12-03 Frederick Loewe and Alan Jay Lerner's "Camelot", starring Richard Burton and Julie Andrews, and introducing Robert Goulet, opens at Majestic Theater, NYC; runs for 873 performances, wins 4 Tony Awards
  • 1963-01-05 Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe's musical "Camelot", starring Richard Burton, Julie Andrews, and Robert Goulet, closes at Majestic Theater, NYC, after 873 performances and winning 4 Tony Awards
  • 1963-05-15 5th Grammy Awards: "I Left My Heart In San Francisco"; Robert Goulet win
  • 1993-06-21 Revival of Lerner and Loewe' musical "Camelot", with Robert Goulet as King Arthur, opens at Gershwin Theater, NYC; runs for 56 performances
  • 1993-12-07 American singer Robert Goulet undergoes prostate cancer surgery