Sammy Davis Jr.

Sammy Davis Jr.

American singer, dancer, actor, vaudevillian, and comedian (1925–1990)
A dynamic, versatile all-around entertainer and one of the first Black artists to find mass appeal with white audiences.
BornDecember 8, 1925
HometownNew York City, New York, United States of America
Net worth$5 million
Height5'5" (1.65m)
SpouseAltovise Davis (m 1970 - 1990) , May Britt (m 1960 - 1968) , Loray White (m 1958 - 1959)
ChildrenJeff Davis , Mark Davis , Manny Davis , Tracey Davis
ParentsElvera Sanchez , Sammy Davis
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MOVIES & TV SHOWS

The Dean Martin and Frank Sinatra Family Christmas Show
The Dean Martin and Frank Sinatra Family Christmas Show
2021
The Rat Pack: Live and Swingin'
The Rat Pack: Live and Swingin'
2010
The Kid Who Loved Christmas
The Kid Who Loved Christmas
1h 58min
1990
Tap
Tap
PG-13
1h 51min
1989
Liberace: The World's Greatest Showman
Liberace: The World's Greatest Showman
1h 18min
1988
That's Dancing!
That's Dancing!
G
1h 45min
1985
Heidi's Song
Heidi's Song
G
1h 34min
1982
Circus of the Stars
Circus of the Stars
1979
The Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: Sammy Davis Jr.
The Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: Sammy Davis Jr.
1975
The Flip Wilson Special
The Flip Wilson Special
1975
Doris Day Today
Doris Day Today
1975
Poor Devil
Poor Devil
1h 13min
1973
One More Time
One More Time
PG
1h 32min
1975
The Pigeon
The Pigeon
1h 30min
1969
Sweet Charity
Sweet Charity
G
2h 29min
1969
Romp!!!
Romp!!!
1968
A Man Called Adam
A Man Called Adam
1h 44min
1966
Alice in Wonderland
Alice in Wonderland
1h 12min
1966
The Best on Record
The Best on Record
1965
The Sammy Davis Jr. Special
The Sammy Davis Jr. Special
1965
Robin and the 7 Hoods
Robin and the 7 Hoods
2h 3min
1964

Albums

3 Original Albums: I Gotta Right to Swing/It's All Over But the Swingin'/Sammy Swings
3 Original Albums: I Gotta Right to Swing/It's All Over But the Swingin'/Sammy Swings
2019
Marty Paich Sessions
Marty Paich Sessions
2017
I've Gotta Be Me: The Very Best of Sammy Davis Jr.
I've Gotta Be Me: The Very Best of Sammy Davis Jr.
2016
Sammy Swings/Sammy Awards
Sammy Swings/Sammy Awards
2015
Christmas with the Rat Pack [Universal]
Christmas with the Rat Pack [Universal]
2013
Icon
Icon
2013
All the Way and Then Some
All the Way and Then Some
2012
Birth of a Star
Birth of a Star
2012
Someone to Watch Over Me
Someone to Watch Over Me
2012
Legends: The Rat Pack Collection 1 & 2 - 252 Classic Tracks (Deluxe Edition)
Legends: The Rat Pack Collection 1 & 2 - 252 Classic Tracks (Deluxe Edition)
2012
Legends: The Rat Pack Collection 2-100 More Classic Tracks
Legends: The Rat Pack Collection 2-100 More Classic Tracks
2012
Legend: Sammy Davis Jr-  60 Classic Tracks (Deluxe Edition)
Legend: Sammy Davis Jr- 60 Classic Tracks (Deluxe Edition)
2012
Legends: September Song
Legends: September Song
2012
Hit Collection
Hit Collection
2012
Legends: The Rat Pack Collection - 151 Classic Tracks
Legends: The Rat Pack Collection - 151 Classic Tracks
2011
Christmas with the Rat Pack
Christmas with the Rat Pack
2010
Shelter of Your Arms [Performed Live On the Ed Sullivan Show]
Shelter of Your Arms [Performed Live On the Ed Sullivan Show]
2010
What Kind of Fool Am I [Performed Live On the Ed Sullivan Show]
What Kind of Fool Am I [Performed Live On the Ed Sullivan Show]
2010
Rat Pack: The Boys Are Back In Town
Rat Pack: The Boys Are Back In Town
2010
Birth of the Blues
Birth of the Blues
2010

AWARDS

YearAssociationsCategoryWorkResult
1977Golden GlobeBest Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or ComedySammy and CompanyNominated