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Vic Damone

Vic DamoneAKA Vito Rocco Farinola

Born: 12-Jun-1928
Birthplace: Brooklyn, NY
Died: 11-Feb-2018
Location of death: Miami Beach, FL
Cause of death: Respiratory failure
Remains: Buried, Our Lady Queen of Peace Cemetery, Royal Palm Beach, FL

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Singer, Actor

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Singer of ballads

Military service: US Army (1951-53)

Father: Rocco Farinola (electrician)
Mother: Mamie Damone (piano teacher)
Sister: Elaine Seneca
Sister: Terry Sicuso
Wife: Pier Angeli (actress, m. 1954, div. 1958, one son)
Son: Perry (d. 2014)
Wife: Judith Rawlins (m. 1963, div. 1971, d. 28-Mar-1974, three daughters)
Daughter: Victoria Damone (b. 1965)
Daughter: Andrea Damone-Browne (b. 1966)
Daughter: Daniella Damone-Woodard (b. 1968)
Wife: Becky Ann Jones (m. 1974, div. 1982)
Wife: Diahann Carroll (musician and actress, m. 3-Jan-1987, div. 1996)
Wife: Rena Rowan (fashion designer, m. 1998, d. 2016 stroke)

    High School: Lafayette High School, Brooklyn, NY (left before graduating)

    Friends of Mark Foley
    Rudy Giuliani Presidential Committee
    Hollywood Walk of Fame 1731 Vine Street (recordings)
    Stroke 2000
    Wedding: Donald Trump and Melania Knauss (2005)

    The Morey Amsterdam Show Nightclub Singer (1949-50)

    Hell to Eternity (30-Sep-1960) · Pete Lewis
    The Gift of Love (11-Feb-1958) [VOICE]
    Kismet (8-Oct-1955) · Caliph
    Hit the Deck (3-Mar-1955)
    Deep in My Heart (9-Dec-1954) · Singer -- Richard Wayne
    Athena (4-Nov-1954) · Johnny Nyle
    The Strip (Aug-1951) · Himself
    Rich, Young and Pretty (9-Jul-1951) · Andre Milan

Author of books:
Singing Was the Easy Part (2009, memoir, with David Chanoff)

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