Caption: Bob Hope with Bing Crosby circa 1940
Soundtrack, Actor, Producer
Born: May 2, 1903
Star sign: Taurus
Height: 5' 7" (1.7 m)
Known for: Going My Way (1944), Holiday Inn (1942), Road to Utopia (1945), White Christmas (1954)
Bing Crosby was born Harry Lillis Crosby, Jr. in Tacoma, Washington, the fourth of seven children of Catherine Helen "Kate" (Harrigan) and Harry Lowe Crosby, a brewery bookkeeper. He was of English and Irish descent. Crosby studied law at Gonzaga University in Spokane but was more interested in playing the drums and singing with a local band. Bing...