Joel Katz, 11 April 1932, Cleveland, Ohio, USA. A nimble, versatile and dynamic entertainer - an actor, singer and dancer - Grey is the elder son of Mickey Katz, the popular band leader and comedian in the American Yiddish musical theatre. After making his stage debut in 1941 as Pud in Borrowed Time, as a teenager Grey performed featured acts in his fathers shows. In 1951, he was spotted by Eddie Cantor who booked him on his network television programme, and this led to prestige nightclub appearances in New York, Chicago, Hollywood, and Miami Beach. In 1956, Grey made his first appearance on the New York stage in The Littlest Revue, and during the next few years played a few minor roles in films and television, and recorded some bad rock n roll songs for Capitol Records. In the early 60s he replaced Warren Berlinger in Come Blow Your Horn, Anthony Newley in Stop The World - I Want To Get Off, and Tommy Steele in Half A Sixpence, before...
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