Date of Birth:
27 December 1906
Oscar Levant played in 3 movies in the Musical, Romance, Music, Drama, Documentary genres.
Oscar Levant got succeed with average imdb rating 7.5.
A close personal friend of George Gershwin's, Levant's performances of Gershwin's piano works are still considered definitive by many.
A composer as well as a pianist, he had more than fifty published songs to his credit, most notably the standard "Blame It on My Youth," and several short instrumental works, including the whimsically titled "A Polka for Oscar Homolka."
A lifetime sufferer of real and imagined ailments, his frequent stays in mental hospitals provided grist for his frequently biting humor.
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