Sammy Davis Jr.

Pop Singer

Birthday December 8, 1925

Birth Sign Sagittarius

Birthplace New York City, NY

DEATH DATE May 16, 1990 (64)

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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.


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.


Sammy Davis Jr. Highlights
Sammy Davis Jr. Highlights