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Robert Wells (Robert Levinson) was born on 15 October, 1922 in Raymond, Washington, United States, is an American songwriter. Discover Robert Wells’s Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 76 years old?
|Popular As||Robert Levinson|
|Occupation||Songwriter,composer,script writer,television producer|
|Age||76 years old|
|Born||15 October 1922|
|Birthplace||Raymond, Washington, United States|
|Date of death||September 23, 1998,|
|Died Place||Santa Monica, California, United States|
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He is a member of famous Songwriter with the age 76 years old group.
Robert Wells Height, Weight & Measurements
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|Body Measurements||Not Available|
|Eye Color||Not Available|
|Hair Color||Not Available|
Who Is Robert Wells’s Wife?
His wife is Lisa Kirk (m. 1949–1990), Marilyn Wells (m. ?–1998)
|Parents|| Jerry Wells, Monica Lehman|
|Wife||Lisa Kirk (m. 1949–1990), Marilyn Wells (m. ?–1998)|
|Children||Oscar Wells, Theodor Wells|
Robert Wells Net Worth
He net worth has been growing significantly in 2018-19. So, how much is Robert Wells worth at the age of 76 years old? Robert Wells’s income source is mostly from being a successful Songwriter. He is from American. We have estimated Robert Wells’s net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.
|Net Worth in 2020||$1 Million – $5 Million|
|Salary in 2019||Under Review|
|Net Worth in 2019||Pending|
|Salary in 2019||Under Review|
|Source of Income||Songwriter|
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|Wikipedia||Robert Wells Wikipedia|
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Timeline of Robert Wells
Robert Wells was a frequent collaborator with filmmaker Blake Edwards, composing songs for such films as A Shot in the Dark and 10, as well as a 1975 British Television special for Edward’s wife, Julie Andrews, Julie – My Favourite Things. Other films to feature his work include the 1953 film From Here to Eternity, 1954’s The French Line, the 1956 western Tension at Table Rock.
On television, he served as a writer, songwriter and producer for The Dinah Shore Chevy Show, as well as a songwriter for numerous one-off variety specials, starring such acts as Gene Kelly, Peggy Fleming, Andy Williams, Victor Borge, Jane Powell, and Harry Belafonte. In 1963, he collaborated with fellow composer and songwriter Sid Ramin to write the theme to The Patty Duke Show. He also won two Emmy awards for his work on the 1975 special Shirley MacLaine: If They Could See Me Now|If They Could See Me Now, as well as four consecutive Emmy awards for his work on The Dinah Shore Chevy Show.
Tormé and Wells parted ways in 1949, and Wells went on to write extensively for film and television, as well as to continue to collaborate on popular songs with numerous other musicians and writers. Among his collaborators were Duke Ellington, Cy Coleman (with whom he was nominated for an Emmy), and Henry Mancini (with whom he was nominated for an Oscar).
In 1949, Wells married Broadway stage actress and singer Lisa Kirk (of Allegro and Kiss Me, Kate fame). They remained married until her death in 1990. His second wife was Marilyn Jackson.
From 1945–1949, Wells collaborated extensively with Mel Tormé. Among their many hits were “Born to be Blue” and “A Stranger Called the Blues”, as well as numerous film songs.
Their most famous work together is “The Christmas Song”. Wells had written what would become the first four lines of the song on a hot day in July, 1945. Tormé had come over to visit, and saw the lines written out on a notepad. Wells thought the idea of writing a Christmas song was a good means of cooling off in the hot California summer, and Tormé agreed. The song was completed in 40 minutes, and went on to become one of the most performed Christmas songs of all time.
Robert Wells (born Robert Levinson, October 15, 1922 – September 23, 1998) was an American songwriter, composer, script writer and television producer. During his early career, he collaborated with singer and songwriter Mel Tormé, writing several hit songs, most notably “The Christmas Song” in 1945. Later, he became a prolific writer and producer for television, for such shows as The Dinah Shore Chevy Show, as well as for numerous variety specials, such as If They Could See Me Now, starring Shirley MacLaine. He was nominated for several Academy Awards and won six Emmys and a Peabody Award.
Robert Wells was born to a Jewish family in 1922 in Raymond, Washington, the son of Edna Irene (Bradford) and Nathan Levinson. He attended a local business college and later the University of Southern California, where he majored in speech and drama. He served in the United States Army Air Forces during World War II. Both before and after the war, he worked as a scriptwriter and lyricist for both radio and film.