aefenglommung (aefenglommung) wrote,

Well, whaddya know?

The voice actor who provided the singing voice for Prince Charming in Sleeping Beauty and who also sang "On the Street Where You Live" behind Jeremy Brett for My Fair Lady was a guy named Bill Shirley. He was born the same year as my mother, Margaret Shirley. He's from Indianapolis, and is buried there.

Given that all the Shirleys are related, and that he's from Indy, he must be some sort of cousin of mine. How about that.

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