Summary: pop singer whose voice brought him a devoted following of teenage girls before marriage scandals overshadowed his fame as he sold millions of records in the early 1950's with 32 hit songs including Thinking of You, Any Time, Oh, My Pa-pa, I'm Yours, Wish You Were Here, Lady of Spain, and Count Your Blessings, but who divorced Debbi Reynolds in 1958 to marry Elizabeth Taylor (who was recently widowed at that time by the death of her third husband, producer Mike Todd, in an airplane crash), among whose three subsequent wives was actress and singer Connie Stevens and became the father of several children, including actress and author Carrie Fisher (who played Princess Leia in Star Wars).
Cause of Death: Complications from hip surgery
Born: August 10, 1928
Died: September 22, 2010
Location: Berkeley, California