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* GOULET DEAD AT 73 Veteran singer/actor ROBERT GOULET has died. He was 73. The Broadway star passed away at Los Angeles' Cedars-Sinai Medical Center on Tuesday morning (30Oct07), after doctors failed to find a suitable donor transplant to treat the lung disease, Interstitial Pulmonary Fibrosis. Goulet was diagnosed with the illness in September (07), when he was taken to a Las Vegas hospital after feeling increasingly weak and suffering from a shortage of breath. He was transferred to the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center on 13 October (07) to undergo an emergency lung transplant, after he had been diagnosed with the rare disorder. According to his wife, Vera, Goulet remained in good spirits up until his death, even joking with doctors to "watch my vocal chords" before they inserted a breathing tube. The Lawrence, Massachusetts-born Goulet began his career as a DJ in Canada, but became a Broadway sensation in the early 1960s after landing the role as Lancelot in hit musical Camelot, opposite Richard Burton and Julie Andrews. He went on to claim a Tony Award in 1968 for his role in Happy Time. His career as a crooner also won him high praise, and in 1962 he was honoured with the Grammy Award for Best New Artist. Goulet also became a regular on U.S. TV shows, playing cameos in The Jackie Gleason Show, Cannon, Police Woman and Fantasy Island, and his movie career saw him star in Atlantic City and Beetlejuice. He also provided the voice for Wheezy The Penguin in Toy Story 2. The star played his last performance in Syracuse, New York, on 20 September (07), where he performed his one-man show A Man and His Music, complete with a 15-piece orchestra. Goulet is survived by his third wife, Vera, and three children from his previous two marriages. (MT/WNWA&WNWCPL) USA - 31.10.07 Robert Goulet Paula Abdul Honored By The Nevada Ballet As "Woman Of The Year" 2007 Wynn Hotel and Casino Las Vegas, Nevada - 27.01.07

Julie Andrews, Police and Richard Burton
Julie Andrews, Police and Richard Burton
Julie Andrews, Police and Richard Burton
Julie Andrews, Police and Richard Burton

Richard Burton is honoured with a Hollywood Star - Los Angeles California United States - Friday 1st March 2013

* GOULET IN CRITICAL CONDITION WITH LUNG DISORDER Veteran singer/actor ROBERT GOULET has been hospitalised with lung disease Interstitial Pulmonary Fibrosis. The 73-year-old was taken to a Las Vegas hospital on 30 September (07), after feeling increasingly weak and suffering from a shortage of breath. After being diagnosed with the rare and potentially fatal disorder, he was transferred to Los Angeles' Cedars-Sinai Medical Center on 13 October (07) to undergo an emergency lung transplant, where doctors are awaiting a donated lung. He is said to be in a critical condition. Goulet's third wife, Vera, says, "Our friends have been incredibly supportive through these crucial times. My Robert has given tremendous joy to the world for six decades and he is loved by many people who are praying for him. "He is a strong, positive man, full of life. I know if he is given the transplant he will pull through this. "There are still many unsung songs for him to sing and, in my heart, I know it is not his time to go." Goulet began his career as a DJ in Canada, but became a Broadway sensation in the early 1960s after landing the role as Lancelot in hit musical Camelot, opposite Richard Burton and Julie Andrews. He went on to claim a Tony Award in 1968 for his role in Happy Time. Goulet also became a regular on U.S. TV shows, playing cameos in The Jackie Gleason Show, Cannon, Police Woman and Fantasy Island, and he enjoyed great success as a crooner. He also provided the voice for Wheezy The Penguin in Toy Story 2. (GES/LAT/KL) Robert Goulet and wife Opening of 'The Phantom of the Opera' production run at The Venetian Resort Hotel and Casino Las Vegas, Nevada - 24.06.06

* GOULET IN CRITICAL CONDITION WITH LUNG DISORDER Veteran singer/actor ROBERT GOULET has been hospitalised with lung disease Interstitial Pulmonary Fibrosis. The 73-year-old was taken to a Las Vegas hospital on 30 September (07), after feeling increasingly weak and suffering from a shortage of breath. After being diagnosed with the rare and potentially fatal disorder, he was transferred to Los Angeles' Cedars-Sinai Medical Center on 13 October (07) to undergo an emergency lung transplant, where doctors are awaiting a donated lung. He is said to be in a critical condition. Goulet's third wife, Vera, says, "Our friends have been incredibly supportive through these crucial times. My Robert has given tremendous joy to the world for six decades and he is loved by many people who are praying for him. "He is a strong, positive man, full of life. I know if he is given the transplant he will pull through this. "There are still many unsung songs for him to sing and, in my heart, I know it is not his time to go." Goulet began his career as a DJ in Canada, but became a Broadway sensation in the early 1960s after landing the role as Lancelot in hit musical Camelot, opposite Richard Burton and Julie Andrews. He went on to claim a Tony Award in 1968 for his role in Happy Time. Goulet also became a regular on U.S. TV shows, playing cameos in The Jackie Gleason Show, Cannon, Police Woman and Fantasy Island, and he enjoyed great success as a crooner. He also provided the voice for Wheezy The Penguin in Toy Story 2. (GES/LAT/KL) Robert Goulet and wife Opening night of play 'Hairspray' held at the Luxor Las Vegas, Nevada - 15.02.06

* GOULET IN CRITICAL CONDITION WITH LUNG DISORDER Veteran singer/actor ROBERT GOULET has been hospitalised with lung disease Interstitial Pulmonary Fibrosis. The 73-year-old was taken to a Las Vegas hospital on 30 September (07), after feeling increasingly weak and suffering from a shortage of breath. After being diagnosed with the rare and potentially fatal disorder, he was transferred to Los Angeles' Cedars-Sinai Medical Center on 13 October (07) to undergo an emergency lung transplant, where doctors are awaiting a donated lung. He is said to be in a critical condition. Goulet's third wife, Vera, says, "Our friends have been incredibly supportive through these crucial times. My Robert has given tremendous joy to the world for six decades and he is loved by many people who are praying for him. "He is a strong, positive man, full of life. I know if he is given the transplant he will pull through this. "There are still many unsung songs for him to sing and, in my heart, I know it is not his time to go." Goulet began his career as a DJ in Canada, but became a Broadway sensation in the early 1960s after landing the role as Lancelot in hit musical Camelot, opposite Richard Burton and Julie Andrews. He went on to claim a Tony Award in 1968 for his role in Happy Time. Goulet also became a regular on U.S. TV shows, playing cameos in The Jackie Gleason Show, Cannon, Police Woman and Fantasy Island, and he enjoyed great success as a crooner. He also provided the voice for Wheezy The Penguin in Toy Story 2. (GES/LAT/KL) Robert Goulet Monty Python's "Spamalot" Opens At the Wynn Las Vegas Holy Grail Theatre Las Vegas, NV - 31.03.07

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