Smile/ Make Someone Happy
As the son of the popular 40\'s vaudeville dance team billed as \'The Borden\'s: The Nutmost in Dancing\', Ross Borden\'s gifts for acting, singing and comedy come as naturally as \'The Sun Shining Over Broadway\'. Tremendously supported and encouraged by his successful parents, at the tender age of 8, Ross entered and won a national talent contest in New York City. Beating out more than 200 other capable and gifted children, this prestigious \'win\' elevated him to notoriety, eventually carrying him to numerous TV and stage appearances. He worked as an entertainer (singing, dancing and acting in a variety of mediums throughout his childhood and was officially signed by MGM Studios as a contract player at only 17 years of age. Starting a family at only age 18, Ross entered into the profession of Dentistry, which he continued until the mid 80\'s. Adding to his varied accomplishments, he also sang stints in Las Vegas, Tahoe, Reno and Seattle, appearing with such luninaries as WAYNE NEWTON, LIBERACE, DON RICKLES and LOUIS PRIMA. Ross was the featured act on the S.S. Catalina for three summer seasons. Award-winning record producer DAVID FOSTER says of Ross Borden\'s singing talent and his latest CD, Here\'s To Life and Love....\'This is one of the best independently produced CD\'s I\'ve ever heard. My wife & I have it in our car. It is one of the CD\'s we listen to all the time!\' Later, the early 1980\'s brought Ross a lucrative television career, settling him on the West Coast. His incredible acting range, from comedy to drama, landed him leading roles in many top-rated programs including, \'Falcon Crest\', \'General Hospital\', The Young and the Restless\', \'Jake and the Fatman\', \'Hawaii 5-0\', \'Simon and Simon\', the consistently Emmy-winning \'Soap\', and many others. Ross has also starred in \'High Tide\', \'Mike Hammer, Private Eye\' and \'Sliders\'. His highly praised film roles include \'Dutch\', and various comedy shows such as \'Night Stand\' and \'Son of the Beach\'. Today, he enjoys traveling throughout the country entertaining for large corporate parties, conventions, prestigious condominium complex openings, hotels and nightclubs. He pleases large audiences as well as the small, cozy feel of a lounge or small nightclub. Ross is always a smash hit at any show he does and delights in making any audience feel totally fulfilled and entertained. During his act, Ross conducts intimate tributes to Nat King Cole and Sammy Davis Jr. emoting an excitement and depth of passion mesmerizing each and every crowd with his unique style and warmth of his entertaining. Says Actor MICKEY ROONEY... \'One of the best actors and entertainers I\'ve ever seen\' ALAN THICKE gushes, \'Ross Borden has the face and the persona that can go from leading man to villain at the turn of a page!\' TIM STACK once said after working with Ross on \'Night Stand\', \'One of the greatest shows I\'ve ever seen! He combines music, comedy and drama with such skill, I was mesmerized for the entire hour.\'