- At age 5, he started singing at family and church functions.
- Made professional singing debut with the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra at 16.
- Worked as a radio disc jockey for a few years before getting a scholarship to the University of Toronto's Royal Conservatory of Music.
- During the 1950s, hosted a Canadian network variety show, General Electric's Showtime.
- Debuted on Broadway as Sir Lancelot opposite Richard Burton and Julie Andrews in the original production of Camelot in 1960.
- Started in the film business as a voice actor with 1962's animated flick Gay Purr-ee.
- Appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show 17 times.
- Received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1975.
- In 1982, was named Las Vegas Entertainer of the Year.
- After a 1993 cancer diagnosis, he became a spokesperson for the American Cancer Society.
- Recorded more than 60 albums.
- 1968, Tony — Actor (Musical): Winner
- 1962, Grammy — Best New Artist: Winner
- Joseph Goulet — Father
- Vera Novak — Wife
- Jeanette Goulet — Mother
- Nicolette Goulet — Daughter
- Louise Longmore — Ex-wife
- Christopher Goulet — Son
- Carol Lawrence — Ex-wife
- Michael Goulet — Son
- University of Toronto, Royal Conservatory of Music, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
- Birth Name: Robert Gerard Goulet
- Birth Place: Lawrence, Massachusetts, United States
- Died: October 30, 2007
- Profession: Singer, Actor
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