Did You Know?
- Williams was born in Wall Lake, Iowa.
- Williams began his career in 1938 and performed through 2012.
- Williams loved playing golf.
- His variety show, "The Andy Williams Show" earned 3 Emmy Awards.
- He sang at the funeral of Senator Robert Kennedy.
- Williams spent the last 21 years of his life in Branson, Missouri where he opened "Moon River" a 2,000 seat theatre.
- Williams mentored the Osmonds and they became regulars on his show; Marie Osmond made her television debut on the show, at just 3 years old.
- Williams hosted the first Grammy Awards held live on television, and remained its host for 7 years in a row.