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Actor Louis Prima

Louis Prima

  • Date of Birth:

    24 August 1910 New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Biography:

Born in New Orleans' French Quarter, Louis Prima longed to play jazz. When he was a child, he studied the violin. His older brother Leon took up trumpet while Louis was still quite young, and he soon followed in his brother's footsteps. He played in clubs like "The Famous Door" in the 1930s, and by the time the 1940s rolled around, Prima and his band were becoming well known. Like many other big bands, Prima always had a woman singer, his most famous being Keely Smith, with whom he re... more

Filmography

Aсtor (4)

Movie

Year

Movie The Jungle Book The Jungle Book

as King Louie of the Apes (voice)

1967
Movie Rose of Washington Square Rose of Washington Square

as Bandleader

1939