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Sammy Davis Jr. –

About Sammy Davis Jr. (1925 – 1990)
Sammy Davis Jr. was born on December 8, 1925 in Harlem, New York.

On May 16, 1990 Sammy Davis Jr. passed away in Beverly Hills, California from complications from throat cancer.

Sometimes Sammy Davis Jr is credited as Sammy Davis, Sammy Davis Jr., Will Maston Trio as Will Maston Trio, the Will Maston Trio, The Will Maston Trio.

Three famed marriages, Sammy Davis Jr was married to actress Loray White, May Britt and Altovise Davis. Loray White was his first wife there marriage last about a year she had a uncredited role in The Ten Commandments in 1956. For about eight years he was married to May Britt she has been in several films including Haunts, War And Peace and The Blue Angel. At the time of Sammy's death he was married to Altovise Davis they were married in May of 1970, he passed away in 1990 just 5 days after there anniversary, Altovise is also an actress she was in Kingdom Of The Spiders and Can't Stop The Music.

Sammy Davis Jr. has appeared in a few of the famed Rat Pack movies including Ocean's Eleven and Robin And The Seven Hoods.

Joe DiMaggio had Sammy Davis Jr. and the other Rat Pack members banned from Marilyn Monroe's funeral.

In 1989, Sammy Davis Jr. made his final feature movie TAP, his last TV guest appearance on a series was Hunter and his last TV movie was the year he died in The Kid Who Loved Christmas.

A daytime soap favorite Sammy Davis Jr. was on the TV series One Life To Live as Chip Warren from 1979-1980, then General Hospital as Eddie Phillips in 1982.

In 1975 Sammy Davis Jr. was the Host of his TV series called Sammy And Company until 1977.

The Rat Pack included Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, Peter Lawford, Joey Bishop, and Sammy Davis Jr. they all appear in Ocean's Eleven.

Sammy Davis Jr.'s notable movie credits include...

Tap (1989)
Cannonball Run II (1984)
The Cannonball Run (1981)
One More Time (1970)
Salt And Pepper (1968)
Johnny Cool (1963)
Ocean's Eleven (1960)
Rufus Jones For President (1933)



Sammy Davis Jr. in Oceans Eleven.



Sammy Davis Jr. in Sergeants 3 (1962).



Sammy Davis Jr. in The Cannonball Run (1981).