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Bobby Breen

  • Birthplace: Montreal, Québec, Canada
  • Birthday: November 04
Date of passing: 
September 19, 2016

Bobby Breen was a former child actor and singer best known for appearing in 1930s Hollywood musicals for RKO Radio Pictures, including Rainbow on the River.

Breen also appeared in the films Let’s Sing Again, Make a Wish, Hawaii Calls, Way Down South and Fisherman’s Wharf.

Additionally, he had roles on the television series Jack Hylton Presents and The Ken Dodd Show, and he appeared as himself on Music-Hall, The Colgate Comedy Hour, This Is Your Life, The Tonight Show, The Merv Griffin Show, That Regis Philbin Show and The David Frost Show.

A native of Canada, Breen came to Hollywood at the age of eight and began performing on Eddie Cantor’s weekly radio program.

Bobby Breen was a former child actor and singer best known for appearing in 1930s Hollywood musicals for RKO Radio Pictures, including Rainbow on the River.

Breen also appeared in the films Let’s Sing Again, Make a Wish, Hawaii Calls, Way Down South and Fisherman’s Wharf.

Additionally, he had roles on the television series Jack Hylton Presents and The Ken Dodd Show, and he appeared as himself on Music-Hall, The Colgate Comedy Hour, This Is Your Life, The Tonight Show, The Merv Griffin Show, That Regis Philbin Show and The David Frost Show.

A native of Canada, Breen came to Hollywood at the age of eight and began performing on Eddie Cantor’s weekly radio program.

His likeness would later appear on the 1965 album cover of the Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.

Breen died September 19, 2016, in Pompano Beach, Florida. He was 88.

 

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