Biography: Eydie Gormé was born on August 16, 1928 in the Bronx to Nessim and Fortuna Garmezano. Gormé made her first television appearance on The Tonight Show, where she met her husband Steve Lawrence. Their eldest son, Michael Lawrence, died in 1986. She is survived by her husband and their second son, David.
Film/TV Credits: Many appearances on film and television including "The Carol Burnett Show," "The Nanny," "Frasier," "Empty Nest," "Sanford and Son," and "The Kraft Music Hall."
Other Awards: 1979 Emmy Award in the outstanding comedy-variety or music program for "Steve & Eydie Celebrate Irving Berlin" with her husband, Steve Lawrence. 1960 Grammy Award for her and Lawrence's first album together, "We Got Us," for Best Performance By A Vocal Group. 1966 female Grammy Award for Best Vocal Performance for "If He Walked Into My Life."
Trivia: Known for her performances with her husband, Steve Lawrence, in popular ballads and swing. Her single "Blame It On The Bossa Nova" reached No. 7 in 1963.