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Phil Harris
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Actor
    (June 24, 1904-August 11, 1995)
    Birth name was Wonga Philip Harris
    Raised in Nashville
    Provided voices in 'The Jungle Book (1967),' 'The Aristocats (1970),' 'Robin Hood (1973)' and 'Rock-A-Doodle (1991)'
    Acted in 'Anything Goes (1956),' 'The Patsy (1964)' and 'The Love Boat (1977)'
    Regular on Jack Benny's radio show (1936-1952)
    His given name was 'Wonga.'
    He was a heavy drinker.
    He said: 'I can't die until the government finds a safe place to bury my liver.'
    He had several hit songs in the 1940's, but they're mostly forgotten now.
    For some reason, he was cast as a bear in Disney animated films.
    One critic described him as 'the proto-hipster daddy-o of them all' (dig that crazy slang, baby!).
    He had a deep, recognizable voice.
    He was a U.S. Merchant Marine during World War II.
    He was a very successful swing bandleader in the 1930's and 1940's.
    He was close friends with Bing Crosby and Milton Berle.
    He enjoyed golfing.
    He stayed married to the same woman for 54 years.
    His novelty song, 'The Thing,' still gets played on Dr. Demento's show.

Credit: Wieland Kalligaro


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