Robert William Haymes (March 29, 1923 – January 27, 1989), also known by the stage names Robert Stanton and Bob Stanton, was an American singer, songwriter, actor and radio and television host. He is best remembered for co-writing the song "That's All", part of the Great American Songbook. He was the younger brother of singer and actor Dick Haymes.
Haymes married Dian Owens in 1941. They had three children Candice, Vivienne, and Robert. Haymes married Workman on January 26, 1985. His step-daughter from that marriage is film and television actress Eaddy Mays. Haymes and Workman remained married until his death on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) on January 28, 1989.
Haymes was born in White Plains, New York. His mother was Marguerite Wilson, an American of Irish descent. Benjamin Haymes, from Buenos Aires, Argentina was of English descent and is listed as Bob's father on his birth certificate. Bob's older brother by seven years was actor-singer Dick Haymes, who was born in Argentina. Marguerite left Argentina to live in New York and eventually moved to Europe with her sons. Bob spent much of his youth living in Paris in a townhouse overlooking the Rodin Museum. As a youth, he attended boarding schools throughout Europe.
Movies & TV shows
Sing While You Dance
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Blondie's Lucky Day
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The Gentleman Misbehaves
After his first attempt to obtain cash fails, a Broadway producer turns to a gambler to raise money for his show.
It's Great to Be Young
Ricky Malone, Spud Winters and some other returning G.I.'s are trying to break into show business by the old summer resort. Terry, a runaway daughter of a big producer who is trying to stifle her show...
Blonde from Brooklyn
A brash young singer and an unemployed "jukebox girl" hire an elderly Confederate "colonel" to teach them to be "southern" so they can land a radio gig for sponsor Plantation Coffee. Comedy.
Bud Abbott and Lou Costello in Hollywood
Two barbers pretend to be agents for a singer in order to stage a murder in order to get him a role.
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The Impatient Years
Sergeant Andy Anderson and Janie Anderson are in front of a divorce court judge. William Smith objects to the judge allowing him to give his version of the story. After only three days of knowing each...
Beautiful But Broke
A theatrical agent is in the army and turns his agency over to his secretary. Sally Richards and Sue Ford joined Dottie in forming an all-girl orchestra to fill the void caused by so many orchestra me...
Mr. Winkle Goes to War
A henpecked, mild-mannered, middle-aged bank clerk and handyman finds himself in the middle of battle in the South Pacific.
Is Everybody Happy?
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Two Señoritas from Chicago
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Swing Out the Blues
The film is a parody of The Goodwill Court. " Anthony" The host of a "What's your problem?" radio hour tries to smooth the romantic path of singer Rich Cleveland and his wife. The fly in the ointment ...
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