Robert Goulet, who marshaled his dark good looks and thundering baritone voice to play a dashing Lancelot in the original “Camelot” in 1960, then went on to a wide-ranging career as a singer and actor, winning a Tony, a Grammy and an Emmy, died today [Tuesday morning]. He was 73.
The singer died in a Los Angeles hospital while awaiting a lung transplant, a Goulet spokesman said in an e-mail, according to the Associated Press.
Who didn't love this man? I didn't know much about his career, but God, if I had a voice like his I could melt iron and panties simultaneously. What an icon. I loved his recent peanut commerical where he is crawling on the ceiling like Spiderman in a turtleneck, but what I love the most was what I found recently: his failed TV pilot, "Acting Sheriff". Got to love the purple sports jacket. The man could wear anything!
Rest in Peace, Goulet!
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