(1915-98) one of the most popular US singers from the 1940s to the 1960s, who continued performing into the 1980s. He also acted in many films. His popular name was 'Old Blue Eyes', and he was known for his romantic voice. He became famous in the 1940s with the big band of Tommy Dorsey. His many successful records included All the Way (1957), Witchcraft (1958), Strangers in the Night (1966) and My Way (1968). His films included On the Town (1949), From Here to Eternity (1953), in which he won an Oscar, and High Society (1956). Two of his four marriages were to the actors Ava Gardner and Mia Farrow.