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Sammy Davis, Jr.

Sammy Davis, Jr.AKA Sammy Davis

Born: 8-Dec-1925
Birthplace: Harlem, NY
Died: 16-May-1990
Location of death: Beverly Hills, CA
Cause of death: Cancer - Throat
Remains: Buried, Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Glendale, CA

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Singer

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Coolest hepcat in the Rat Pack

Military service: US Army (1943)

Father: Sammy Davis, Sr.
Mother: Elvera Sanchez
Girlfriend: Kim Novak (actress, 1957)
Wife: Loray White (m. 1958, div. 1959)
Wife: May Britt (actress, m. 13-Oct-1960, div. 1968, one daughter, two sons adopted)
Wife: Altovise Davis (m. 1970, until his death, d. 14-Mar-2009)
Slept with: Linda Lovelace (pornstar)

    Rat Pack
    Missing Eye
    Spingarn Medal 1968
    Kennedy Center Honor 1987
    Hollywood Walk of Fame 6254 Hollywood Blvd (recordings)
    Lost Child Custody
    Suicide Attempt 1958
    Converted to Judaism 1954
    Visited Disneyland on Opening Day
    Endorsement of Alka-Seltzer 1979
    Issued Concealed Carry Permit Culver City, CA
    Hip Replacement Surgery left (Dec-1987)
    Exhumed
    Puerto Rican Ancestry Maternal
    Risk Factors: Smoking

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Tap (10-Feb-1989)
    Alice in Wonderland (9-Dec-1985)
    That's Dancing! (18-Jan-1985) · Himself
    Cannonball Run II (29-Jun-1984)
    Cracking Up (1983) · Himself
    Heidi's Song (19-Nov-1982) [VOICE]
    The Cannonball Run (19-Jun-1981)
    Little Moon & Jud McGraw (2-Jul-1975)
    James Dean: The First American Teenager (1975) · Himself
    One More Time (May-1970)
    Sweet Charity (1-Apr-1969)
    Salt & Pepper (3-Jul-1968) · Charles Salt
    A Man Called Adam (3-Aug-1966) · Adam Johnson
    Nightmare in the Sun (6-Mar-1965)
    Robin and the 7 Hoods (24-Jun-1964) · Will
    Johnny Cool (2-Oct-1963) · Educated
    Convicts 4 (15-Sep-1962) · Wino
    Sergeants 3 (10-Feb-1962)
    Pepe (21-Dec-1960) · Himself
    Ocean's Eleven (10-Aug-1960) · Josh Howard
    Porgy and Bess (24-Jun-1959)
    Anna Lucasta (14-Jan-1959) · Danny Johnson

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