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Dennis Michael Crosby (July 13, 1934- May 7, 1991) was an American actor, the son of singer and actor Bing Crosby, and the father of actress Denise Crosby. He committed suicide in 1991. July 13th is the 194th day (195th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 171 days remaining. ... 1934 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... May 7 is the 127th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (128th in leap years). ... 1991 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Bing wooed fans with a sensuous voice, wit, and good looks. ... Denise Michelle Crosby (born November 24, 1957 in Hollywood, California) is an American actress best known for her brief appearance as Security Chief Tasha Yar on the first season of Star Trek: The Next Generation. ... Suicide (from Latin sui caedere, to kill oneself) is the act of intentionally ending ones own life. ...

Dennis was the son of Bing Crosby and Dixie Lee Crosby, Bing Crosby's first wife. With his twin brother Phillip Crosby and his other brothers he attended Bellarmine Academy in Santa Clara. He graduated in 1952, and enrolled at Washington State College at Pullman. Bing wooed fans with a sensuous voice, wit, and good looks. ... Santa Clara (Porutguese and Spanish for Saint Clair or Saint Claire) is a common place name: Santa Clara, in Villa Clara province, Cuba Santa Clara in Durango, Mexico Santa Clara County, California, United States Santa Clara, California, United States - the city of Santa Clara, which is located in Santa Clara... 1952 - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins/monobook/IE50Fixes. ... Washington State University Bryan clock tower Washington State University (also referred to as WSU or Wazzu) is a public research university in Pullman, Washington. ... Pullman is the name of some places in the United States of America: Pullman, Michigan Pullman, Washington Pullman, Chicago Pullman, Illinois was a former place, now within the city limits of Chicago, a former company town of the Pullman Company, where a famous strike took place in 1894. ...

In the late 1950's Dennis and his brothers often performed as the Crosby Brothers in nightclubs and on the Ed Sullivan Show, though Dennis Crosby reputedly wished to avoid such appearances. The Ed Sullivan Show was an American television variety show that ran from June 20, 1948, to June 6, 1971, and was hosted by Ed Sullivan. ...

While a young man Crosby performed military service in Germany.

In the 1950's he married Marilyn Miller Scott, and they had one daughter, Denise. In early 1958 they divorced, and Crosby subsequently married Pat Sheehan, a Las Vegas showgirl. The marriage to Sheehan and other details caused deep embarrassment for both him and his famous father during a widely-reported and sensational paternity suit for custody of his daughter Denise. Denise Michelle Crosby (born November 24, 1957 in Hollywood, California) is an American actress best known for her brief appearance as Security Chief Tasha Yar on the first season of Star Trek: The Next Generation. ...

In 1958 Sheehan gave birth to a son, also named Dennis Michael Crosby. Sometime later his marriage to Sheehan ended, and in 1963 while working in Los Angeles for Bing Crosby Productions, he met and later married Arlene Crosby, with whom he had three daughters. The daughters were Kathy Crosby by her first marriage to Mike Buelle, a boxboy which ended in divorce, prior to marrying Dennis Crosby, and Kelly Lee Crosby and her sister Erin Colleen Crosby, both by Dennis. Arlene has a brother, William Robert Newman, named for William Holden the actor; Arlene's mother was Eva May Hoffman married to composer Emil Newman; she had an affair with William Holden for seven years which produced Arlene, who was told who her father was by Irving Newman, a relative (Randy Newman's father) but Robert Newman (Bill) was never told who his father really was. She refuses to get a DNA test to determine if he is also the son of William Holden. Jill Newman is his daughter by Anna Newman. Dennis and Arlene divorced in 1991. This article is about the largest city in California. ...

On December 26, 1989, Crosby's younger brother Lindsay committed suicide by a shotgun blast to the head. Deeply distraught by his brother's passing and his recent divorce and grappling with alcoholism, Dennis Crosby committed suicide on May 7, 1991 in Novato, California, also with a shotgun. Novato is a city located in northern Marin County, California. ...

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