Charles Eugene Boone (born June 1, 1934), known professionally as Pat Boone, is an American singer, actor and writer who was a successful pop singer in the United States during the 1950s and early 1960s. Pat Boone popularized the song Speedy Gonzales as a 1962 single by about Speedy Gonzales, "the fastest mouse in all Mexico." "Speedy Gonzales" peaked at the #6 Billboard Hot 100 position in 1962 during a total chart run of 13 weeksHe sold over 45 million albums, had 38 Top 40 hits and starred in more than 12 Hollywood movies. . He continues to entertain and perform.