San Francisco, California, USA
Place of Death
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Cause of Death
Actor/Actress, Soundtrack, Writer
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Full Name at Birth
Joseph Conrad Lind
Profile Bio Text
He appeared in films throughout the 1930s and 1940s, and had a significant television career in the 1950s. He often appeared with his wife Mary Healy, to whom he was married from 1940 until his death in 1998. The couple had two children: Peter and Cathy.
Hayes and Healy were the original singers of the Chevrolet jingle "See The U.S.A. In Your Chevrolet" in 1950. (Dinah Shore later sang the song for Chevrolet starting in 1952.) The couple had major supporting roles in the critically acclaimed film The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T (1953).
Peter Lind Hayes may be best remembered for several short-lived television series in which they co-hosted or co-starred, such as The Peter Lind Hayes Show (1950–51), Star of the Family (1950-1952), and Peter Loves Mary (1960–61). He also appeared on the pilot episode of The Match Game on December 5, 1962. He had a considerable reputation as a singer of comic songs, several of which made their way onto record, e.g. "Life Gets Teejus, Don't It".
In 1961, Hayes and Healy co-authored their biography, titled Twenty-Five Minutes from Broadway, published by Duell, Sloan, and Pearce. The title was inspired by the name of the George M. Cohan musical, Forty-five Minutes from Broadway. In 1964, he appeared in an episode of The Outer Limits, playing the lead role, Dr. Robert Stone, an absent-minded optic engineer and researcher.
Stage, Film and Television Actor
Claim to Fame
Peter Loves Mary
Peter Lind Hayes (June 25, 1915 – April 21, 1998) was an American vaudeville entertainer, songwriter, and film and television actor.
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