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Sammy Davis Jr.

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Birthday
8, 1925
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
May 16, 1990 (64)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
8, 1925
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
May 16, 1990 (64)

About

Popular singer, dancer, actor, and member of the Rat Pack who released the hit "The Candy Man" in 1972.

Before Fame

He was shielded from racism by his father and uncle, but he would later face bigotry and supported the Civil Rights Movement.

Trivia

He started his illustrious career in Vaudeville at three years old with his dad and uncle.

Family Life

He married Loray White on January 10, 1958, then May Britt on November 13, 1960, and then Altovise Davis on May 11, 1970. He had four children. 

Associated With

He toured with Liza Minnelli and members of the Rat Pack in 1987 before he passed away from throat cancer.