Bobby Troup

Birth Name:
Robert William Troup Jr.
Birth Date:
December 18, 1918
Birth Place:
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Death Date:
February 7, 1999
Place of Death:
UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, California
Cause of Death:
Heart attack
Cemetery Name:
Forest Lawn Memorial Cemetery Hollywood Hills
Claim to Fame:
Bobby Troup was a jazz pianist, singer, songwriter and actor. As a composer he has written "Daddy," "Snooty Little Cutie," "Baby, Baby All the Time," and the jazz classic "Route 66." As an actor he is probably best remembered as Dr. Joe Early playing opposite his wife torch singer Julie London on the TV drama Emergency. He also made guest appearances on the popular TV shows Mannix, Dragnet, Perry Mason and playing musician Tommy Dorsey in the film The Gene Krupa Story (1959).

And the rest of the story …

His second wife, Julie London, was a private, reserved woman, who was also a chain smoker from the age of 16. She suffered a stroke in 1995 and was in poor health for five years. She died in the early morning hours of October 18, 2000, in Encino, California, age 74. London was buried next to Troup.

Cemetery Information:

Final Resting Place:

Forest Lawn Memorial Cemetery Hollywood Hills

6300 Forest Lawn Drive

Los Angeles, California, 90068


North America


Grave Location:

Mausoleum, Courts of Remembrance, Columbarium of Providence

Grave Location Description

As you enter the small alcove, turn around and look over the entrance for the final resting places of Bobby Troup and Julie London.

Grave Location GPS

34.149948, -118.319939



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