Frank Palumbo

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Birthday
12, 1910
Birthplace
Philadelphia, PA
Death Date
Feb 12, 1983 (73)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
12, 1910
Birthplace
Philadelphia, PA
Death Date
Feb 12, 1983 (73)

About

Most famous as the owner of a popular South Philadelphia restaurant and nightclub called Palumbo's, this entrepreneur owned numerous other night spots (including the Click Club and Nostalgia's Restaurant) and also became known for his philanthropy on behalf of children and animals.

Before Fame

He launched the careers of such entertainers as Tony Mammarella and Joey Bishop.

Trivia

He bought several animals for the Philadelphia Zoo.

Family Life

He was married to screen actress Kippee Bozzacco.

Associated With

He and his close friend, the legendary singer Frank Sinatra, were both, at one point or another, accused of having ties to the Mafia.