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Sonny Bono

Sonny BonoAKA Salvatore Philip Bono

Born: 16-Feb-1935
Birthplace: Detroit, MI
Died: 5-Jan-1998
Location of death: Heavenly Valley Ski Resort, South Lake Tahoe, CA
Cause of death: Accident - Misc
Remains: Buried, Desert Memorial Park, Cathedral City, CA

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Singer, Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Moustached half of Sonny and Cher

1960s pop singer who couldn't quite carry a tune, even with Cher's help. Later elected U.S. Representative from California, 44th District, from 1995 until his death in 1998. His House seat was taken by his wife, Mary Bono.

Father: Santo Bono (truck driver)
Mother: Jean Bono (beautician)
Wife: Donna Rankin (m. 1954, div. early 1960s, one daughter)
Daughter: Christy Bono
Wife: Cher (m. 27-Oct-1964, div. 1974, one son)
Son: Chaz Bono (transgender activist, b. 4-Mar-1969)
Wife: Susie Coelho (model, m. 1981, div. 1984)
Wife: Mary Bono (model, congresswoman, m. 1986, one son, one daughter)
Son: Chesare Elan Bono (b. 25-Apr-1988)
Daughter: Chianna Maria Bono (b. 1991)

    High School: Inglewood High School, Inglewood, CA (dropped out 1952)

    US Congressman, California 44th (1995-98)
    Mayor of Palm Springs, CA (1988-92)
    Sonny and Cher
    Rhinoplasty
    Lost Child Custody
    Autopsy
    Risk Factors: Sciatica

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    First Kid (30-Aug-1996) · Himself
    Under the Boardwalk (1989)
    Hairspray (16-Feb-1988)
    Troll (17-Jan-1986) · Peter Dickinson
    Balboa (1986)
    Airplane II: The Sequel (10-Dec-1982) · The Bomber
    The Vals (1982)
    Escape to Athena (16-Feb-1979)
    Murder on Flight 502 (21-Nov-1975)
    Good Times (28-Apr-1967)
    Wild on the Beach (25-Aug-1965) · Himself


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