Profile of the Day: Donny Osmond

Comfortable birthday to Donny Osmond! At the moment the singer and former teen idol turns 64.

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Osmond was born on December 9, 1957 in Ogden, Utah and was the seventh son born to George Osmond and Olive Davis. A pure performer, Osmond started singing at a really younger age alongside his older brothers as a part of the musical group The Osmonds. His expertise made him a standout performer and he rapidly took on lots of the group’s lead vocals. Within the 1970’s, Osmond determined to department out as a solo artist and launched a number of hit songs, together with “Pet Love” and “Go Away Little Lady.”

In 1976, Osmond set his sights on tv and partnered along with his sister Marie to host the hit selection present Donny & Marie. A few years later, they co-hosted a brief lived daytime discuss present from 1998 to 2000. Though the present solely ran for 2 seasons, the siblings scored back-to-back Daytime Emmy Award nominations for Excellent Discuss Present Host. In 2008, they teamed up once more for a restricted six-week engagement in Las Vegas. The reveals have been so profitable that their residency was in the end prolonged to a 11-year run.

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