Place of Death
Palm Springs, California
Cause of Death
Vocal Pop, Stage & Screen, Soundtracks, Traditional Pop, Radio Plays, Jazz, Swing
Stylish, Amiable/Good-Natured, Cheerful, Refined/Mannered, Freewheeling
Guitar, Drums, Vocals, Leader
Brown - Dark
Claim to Fame
The Phil Harris-Alice Faye Show
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Phil Harris (born Wonga Philip Harris; June 24, 1904 – August 11, 1995) was an American singer, songwriter, jazz musician, actor and comedian. Though successful as an orchestra leader, Harris is remembered today for his recordings as a vocalist, his voice work in animation and as a pioneer in radio situation comedy, first with Jack Benny, and then in a series in which he co-starred with his second wife, singer-actress Alice Faye, for eight years.
He worked as a vocalist and voice actor for animated films, with performances in the Disney animated features The Jungle Book (1967) as Baloo, The Aristocats (1970) as Thomas O`Malley, and Robin Hood (1973) as Little John (who is similar to Baloo).
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Full Name at Birth
Wonga Philip Harris
Jack Benny, Dick Powell, Bing Crosby, Frank Remley
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Wonga Phillip "Phil" Harris (June 24, 1904 – August 11, 1995) was an American singer, songwriter, jazz musician, actor, and comedian. He was born to Harry and Dollie Harris. His mother was of Irish descent. Though successful as an orchestra leader, Harris is remembered today for his recordings as a vocalist, his voice work in animation (probably most famous later in his career for his roles as bears, one being Baloo in Disney's The Jungle Book, and as Little John in Disney's Robin Hood). He also voiced Thomas O'Malley in Disney's The Aristocats and probably best known for doing his last role as Patou in the 1991 Don Bluth film Rock-A-Doodle. Harris was also a pioneer in radio situation comedy, first with Jack Benny, and then in a series in which he co-starred with his wife, singer-actress Alice Faye, for eight years. In 1981, he sang, Back Home Again in Indiana before the Indianapolis 500.
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Would love to meet you before I die,
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