Sammy Davis Jr.

Sammy Davis Jr.
1925 - 1990

Sammy Davis Jr.  American Actor

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1953
Age
64
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Relationships

Sammy Davis Jr. was previously married to Altovise Davis (1970 - 1990), May Britt (1960 - 1968) and Loray White (1958 - 1959).

Sammy Davis Jr. was in relationships with Susan Denberg (1966), Tammy Grimes (1965 - 1966), Kim Novak (1957 - 1958), Sherri Spillane, Nichelle Nichols, Linda Lovelace, Cordie King, Romy Schneider, Meg Myles and Judith Campbell Exner.

Sammy Davis Jr. had encounters with Peggy Lipton (1971), Lola Falana (1967), Eartha Kitt (1954), Bettie Page (1952), Betty Kelly, Jeanne Carmen, Marilyn Chambers, Tempest Storm, Carmen McRae and Diahann Carroll.

Sammy Davis Jr. is rumoured to have hooked up with Ava Gardner (1956).

About

American Actor Sammy Davis Jr. was born Samuel George Davis Jr. on 8th December, 1925 in Harlem, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA and passed away on 16th May 1990 Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA aged 64. He is most remembered for Member of the 'Rat Pack'. His zodiac sign is Sagittarius.

Sammy Davis Jr. is a member of the following lists: California Democrats, American Jews and Jewish actors.

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Relationship Statistics

TypeTotalLongestAverageShortest
Dating10 1 year 1 month, 15 days 1 month, 1 day
Married3 23 years, 4 months 11 years, 1 month 1 year, 3 months
Rumoured1 - - -
Encounter10 53 years, 7 months 5 years, 4 months -
Total24 53 years, 7 months 3 years, 8 months 1 month, 1 day

Details

First Name Sammy
Middle Name George
Last Name Davis Jr.
Full Name at Birth Samuel George Davis Jr.
Alternative Name Smoky, Sammy Davis, Samuel George Davis Jr., Sammy Davis Jr.
Age 64 (age at death) years
Birthday 8th December, 1925
Birthplace Harlem, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA
Died 16th May, 1990
Place of Death Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA
Cause of Death Throat Cancer
Buried Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale, California
Height 5' 5" (165 cm)
Build Slim
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Black
Distinctive Feature His Glass Eye (The Left Eye).
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Sexuality Straight
Religion Jewish
Ethnicity Black
Nationality American
Occupation Text Singer • dancer • actor • comedian • activist
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Member of the 'Rat Pack'
Music Genre (Text) Traditional pop, big band, jazz, easy listening, show tunes, swing, vocal jazz
Music Genre Vocal
Year(s) Active 1928–1990, 1933–90, 1933–1990
Music Style Show Tunes, Jazz, Stage & Screen, Traditional Pop, Vocal Jazz, Pop/Rock, AM Pop, Standards
Music Mood Earnest, Amiable/Good-Natured, Playful, Fun, Lively, Innocent, Carefree, Elegant, Sophisticated, Happy, Sentimental, Stylish, Theatrical, Exuberant, Laid-Back/Mellow, Confident, Witty, Refined/Mannered, Joyous, Exciting
Instrument Vocals
Instrument (text) Vocals, piano, drums
Associated Acts Rat Pack, Bing Crosby, Louis Armstrong, Dinah Shore, Quincy Jones, Frank Sinatra, Count Basie, Tommy Dorsey, Dean Martin, Duke Ellington
Brand Endorsement Alka-Seltzer, (1968) Print ad: Groshire/Austin Leeds suits, (early 1960s) TV commercial (Great Britain): Shell gasoline ("What a gas!"), (1974) TV commercial (Japan): Suntory whiskey, (1972) TV commercial: General Electric Tape Recorder
Official Websites www.nndb.com/people/534/000022468/, www.sammydavis-jr.com/, www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=263, http://www.sammydavis-jr.com
Father Sammy Davis Sr
Mother Elvera Davis
Friend Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Joey Bishop, Peter Lawford, Jeff Chandler, Tony Curtis, Judy Garland, Robert Wagner, Montgomery Clift, Jerry Lewis, Mickey Rooney, Milton Berle, Mickey Cohen, Anita Colby, Van Johnson

Samuel George Davis Jr. (December 8, 1925 – May 16, 1990) was an American singer, musician, dancer, actor, vaudevillian, comedian and activist known for his impressions of actors, musicians and other celebrities. At age three, Davis Jr. began his career in vaudeville with his father Sammy Davis Sr. and the Will Mastin Trio, which toured nationally. After military service, Davis Jr. returned to the trio and became an overnight sensation following a nightclub performance at Ciro's (in West Hollywood) after the 1951 Academy Awards. With the trio, he became a recording artist. In 1954, at the age of 29, he lost his left eye in a car accident. Several years later, he converted to Judaism, finding commonalities between the oppression experienced by African-American and Jewish communities.

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Dating History

Partner Comparison

NameAgeZodiacOccupationNationality
Sammy Davis Jr.64 SagittariusActor
American
Peggy Lipton72 VirgoActress
American
Altovise Davis65 VirgoDancer
American
Lola Falana77 VirgoActress
American
Susan Denberg76 LeoModel (Adult/Glamour)
German
Tammy Grimes82 AquariusActress
American
May Britt87 AriesActress
American
Loray White-
Kim Novak87 AquariusActress
American
Ava Gardner67 CapricornActress
American
Eartha Kitt81 CapricornActress
American
Bettie Page85 TaurusModel (Adult/Glamour)
American
Marilyn Chambers56 TaurusPornstar
American
Tempest Storm92 PiscesDancer
American
Judith Campbell Exner65 CapricornPersonality
American
Carmen McRae72 AriesVocalist
American
Diahann Carroll84 CancerActress
American
Sherri Spillane79Actress
American
Nichelle Nichols87 CapricornActress
American
Betty Kelly75 VirgoSinger
American
Linda Lovelace53 CapricornPornstar
American
Cordie King80 TaurusModel
American
Romy Schneider43 VirgoActress
Austrian
Jeanne Carmen77 LeoActress
American
Meg Myles84 ScorpioModel (Adult/Glamour)
American
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Children

NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
MannyMaleAltovise Davis
TraciFemale5th July, 196159 years oldMay Britt
Jeff ChandlerMale4th June, 196357 years oldMay Britt
Mark SidneyMale4th June, 196357 years oldMay Britt

Filmography

FilmYearCharacterType
The Kid Who Loved Christmas1990SidemanTV Movie
Tap1989Little MoMovie
Moon Over Parador1988Sammy Davis Jr.Movie
Whole Lotta Fun, A1988TV Movie
The Perils of P.K.1986Movie
Alice in Wonderland1985Father William, The CaterpillarTV Movie
Broadway Danny Rose1984Thanksgiving Parade's Grand Marshall (uncredited)Movie
Cannonball Run II1984Morris FenderbaumMovie
Hunter1984Benny SchaferTV Show
Pryor's Place1984Smooth SamTV Show
The Cosby Show1984Ray PalominoTV Show
Cracking Up1983Sammy Davis, jr.Movie
Heidi's Song1982Head Ratte (voice)Movie
The Cannonball Run1981FenderbaumMovie
Gimme a Break!1981Albert, Sammy Davis Jr.TV Show
Sanford1980Sammy Davis Jr.TV Show
Archie Bunker's Place1979Sammy Davis, Jr.TV Show
Sammy Stops the World1978LittlechapMovie
Fantasy Island1977Edward Ross, Sr., Mr. BojanglesTV Show
Charlie's Angels1976Herbert Brubaker III, Sammy Davis Jr.TV Show
The Jeffersons1975Sammy Davis Jr.TV Show
Gone with the West1974Kid DandyMovie
Chico and the Man1974Sammy Davis Jr.TV Show
Poor Devil1973SammyTV Movie
Old Faithful1973Sammy Davis Jr.TV Movie
The Trackers1971Ezekiel SmithTV Movie
All in the Family1971Sammy Davis, Jr.TV Show
One More Time1970Charles SaltMovie
Make Room for Granddaddy1970Barney ShakerTV Show
Cucumber Castle1970English Tennis Star (scenes deleted)TV Movie
Sweet Charity1969Big DaddyMovie
The Courtship of Eddie's Father1969Rodney River Jr.TV Show
The Pigeon1969Larry MillerTV Movie
Salt and Pepper1968Charles SaltMovie
Here's Lucy1968Sammy Davis, jr.TV Show
One Life to Live1968Chip WarrenTV Show
Mod Squad1968Billy Lee Watson, Father John Banks, Willie RushTV Show
The Name of the Game1968Billy BakerTV Show
Laugh-In1967Guest PerformerTV Show
The Danny Thomas Hour1967Chris ChristiansenTV Show
A Man Called Adam1966Adam JohnsonMovie
Alice in Wonderland or What's a Nice Kid Like You Doing in a Place Like This?1966The Cheshire Cat (voice, as Sammy Davis)TV Movie
Nightmare in the Sun1965Truck DriverMovie
The Second Best Secret Agent in the Whole Wide World1965Singer behind opening credits (uncredited)Movie
I Dream of Jeannie1965Sammy Davis, Jr.TV Show
The Wild Wild West1965JeremiahTV Show
Robin and the 7 Hoods1964WillMovie
Johnny Cool1963EducatedMovie
Burke's Law1963Cordwainer BirdTV Show
General Hospital1963Eddie PhillipsTV Show
The Patty Duke Show1963Sammy Davis Jr.TV Show
Convicts 41962WinoMovie
Sergeants 31962Jonah WilliamsMovie
Three Penny Opera1962Ballad SingerMovie
The Beverly Hillbillies1962Sgt. Patrick MuldoonTV Show
Ben Casey1961Allie BurnsTV Show
Cain's Hundred1961Sammy Davis Jr.TV Show
The Dick Powell Theatre1961Gabe MastersTV Show
Drama 61-671961BeppoTV Show
Frontier Circus1961Cato RichardsTV Show
Ocean's 111960Josh HowardMovie
Pepe1960Sammy Davis Jr.Movie
Porgy and Bess1959Sportin' LifeMovie
Hennesey1959Frogman Cannonball PipperTV Show
77 Sunset Strip1958Kid PepperTV Show
Lawman1958Willie ShayTV Show
The Rifleman1958Tip Corey, Wade RandallTV Show
Anna Lucasta1958Danny JohnsonMovie
Meet Me in Las Vegas1956Sammy Davis Jr. (voice, uncredited)Movie
Zane Grey Theater1956Cpl. SmithTV Show
G.E. True Theater1953Jacob Johnson, Pancho Villa III, Private Spider JohnsonTV Show
Make Room for Daddy1953Sammy Davis Jr.TV Show
Sweet and Low1947Member - Will Maston Trio (as Will Maston Trio)Short Film
Rufus Jones for President1933Rufus Jones (as Sammy Davis)Short Film
Seasoned Greetings1933Henry Johnson (as Sammy Davis)Short Film
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Posted commentsView all comments (4)

annaApr 17, 2011

who he is dating!! or who he has dated.

karl59Jul 2, 2009

Sammy will always be THE MAN!

bootsybrownbootsybrownMar 3, 2009

alright Sammy, iknew you woundnt let me down

BOB LEWISNov 29, 2008

WITH ALL THOSE WOMEN HE HAD, NEBVER METIONED HE ALSO WAS IN VOLVED WITH PORNO STAR WHO MADE DEEP THROAT AND NOT TO FORGET AS HE TELLS THE STOY NEVER MADE A HIT ON SALLEY JESSEE RAPHAEL TO HIS DISSAPPOINTMENT AND HER LOSS;


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