Singer/actor JIMMY BOYD has died after losing his battle with cancer. He was 70.
Boyd passed away at a Santa Monica hospital on Saturday (07Mar09), according to the Los Angeles Times.
He was best known for recording the Christmas hit I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus in 1952. The song reached number one on the Billboard charts, selling two million records in less than 10 weeks.
Boyd also featured on a host of TV shows including Bachelor Father, Date with the Angels, Broadside and My Three Sons.
He is survived by his son, Devon James Boyd.