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Also Known As: Died: September 22, 2010
Born: August 10, 1928 Cause of Death: Complications from hip surgery
Birth Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Profession: Cast ...
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Started singing in several amateur contests
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Made his radio debut on WFIL, a local Philadelphia radio station
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Performed on "Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts," a popular radio show
1949:
Discovered by Eddie Cantor while performing at Grossinger's Resort in the Borscht Belt
1949:
Signed with RCA Victor
1950:
Feature acting debut, "All About Eve"
1951:
Drafted into the U.S. Army and served a year in Korea
1952:
Was the official vocal soloist for The United States Army Band (Pershing's Own)
1952:
Released debut album, <i>Eddie Fisher Sings</i>
1952:
Substitute host for "The Scott Music Hall" (NBC)
1953:
Hosted his own variety series, "Coke Time with Eddie Fisher" (NBC)
1956:
Co-starred with then-wife Debbie Reynolds in the musical comedy "Bundle of Joy"
1957:
Starred in the series, "The Eddie Fisher Show" (NBC)
1960:
Offered a serious turn in the drama "Butterfield 8" with second wife Elizabeth Taylor
1960:
Dropped by RCA Victor and briefly recorded on his own label, Ramrod Records
1964:
Recorded "Sunrise, Sunset" from "Fiddler on the Roof"
1965:
Recorded the album <i>Eddie Fisher Today</i>
1966:
Returned to RCA Victor and released the hit single "Games That Lovers Play" with Nelson Riddle
1968:
Last album for RCA was an Al Jolson tribute, <i>You Ain't Heard Nothin' Yet</i>
1981:
Published his autobiography, <i>Eddie: My Life, My Loves</i>
1984:
Released final album on the Bainbridge record label, <i>After All</I>
1999:
Penned a second autobiography, <i>Been There, Done That</i>

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