Bobby Troup

Born Oct 18, 1918
  • Actor, Jazz Pianist, Songwriter, Film Score Composer
Robert W. "Bobby" Troup Jr. was an American actor, jazz pianist and songwriter. He is best known for writing the popular standard " Route 66", and for his role as Dr. Joe Early, opposite his real-life wife Julie London's character, in the 1970s US TV series, Emergency!

Bobby Troup Stats


: Bobby Troupe, Bob Troup, Jr. Robert Wesley Troup, Robert William Troup Jnr., Robert W. Troup Jr., Bobby Troup Jr., Robert Wesley Troup Jr.


: Actor, Jazz Pianist, Songwriter, Film Score Composer


: United States of America

Date of Birth

: October 18, 1918

Place of Birth

: Harrisburg

Date of Death

: February 7, 1999

Place of Death

: Sherman Oaks

Cause of Death

: Myocardial infarction

Bobby Troup Film Roles

  1. The Five Pennies
    Artie Schutt
  2. The Gene Krupa Story
  3. MASH
  4. Bop Girl
  5. Words & Music by Bobby Troup

Bobby Troup TV Starring Roles

  1. Emergency!
    Joe Early
  2. Acapulco
  3. Stars Of Jazz
  4. The Wedsworth-Townsend Act

Bobby Troup TV Guest Roles

  1. The Christmas Story
  2. Voodoo Doll (2)
  3. Voodoo Doll (1)
  4. Lost And Found
    Dr. Joe Early
  5. The Case of the Missing Melody
    Bongo White
  6. The Case of the Jaded Joker
  7. Love Song for a Deadly Redhead
    Dooley Baker
  8. Of Rusted Cannons and Fallen Sparrows
    Bearded Man
  9. Incident at Rojo Canyon
    Nelson Hoyt
  10. 88 Bars
    Vic Connors

Bobby Troup Albums

  1. Bobby Swings Tenderly
  2. Kicks On Route 66