Singer Guy Mitchell

Celebrities, Celebrity Q&A, People
on June 25, 2006

What can you tell us about Guy Mitchell?
—Mary Bona, Sequim, Wash.

Mitchell, whose 1950s hits include "My Heart Cries for You" and "The Roving Kind," was born Al Cernick in Detroit, the son of Yugoslavian immigrant parents. His last No. 1, "Heartaches by the Number," came in 1959. He also had a handful of acting roles, most notably in the movies Those Redheads from Seattle (1953) and Red Garters (1954). He died in 1999 at age 72.