John Raitt

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Born: 1917/01/19
Birth Place: Santa Ana, California
Genres: Cast Recordings/Cabaret, Jazz, Pop, Soundtracks, Vocals

John Emmett Raitt (January 19, 1917 - February 20, 2005) was an American actor and singer best known for his performances in musical theater. Raitt was born in Santa Ana, California. He got his start in theatre as a high school student at Fullerton High School in Fullerton, California. While there, he played in several drama productions in the Plummer Auditorium. Raitt sang in the chorus of ''The Desert Song''. A few years before he died, Raitt once again came back to the Plummer to see a rehearsal, visit students and recollect his beginnings. He is on the school's "Hall of Fame" for his accomplishments.

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