Sammy Davis, Jr. Pop Singer

Sammy Davis, Jr.
Birth Place:
New York City, New York
United States of America
December 8, 1925
Death Date:
May 16, 1990 (age 64)
Birth Sign:

He was born on December 08, 1925 (died on May 16, 1990, he was 64 years old) as Samuel George Davis Jr.. His nickname was Davis Samuel George Jr..


Samuel George Sammy Davis Jr. was an American entertainer. Primarily a dancer and singer he was also an actor of stage and screen musician and impressionist noted for his impersonations of actors and other celebrities. At the age of three Davis began his career in vaudeville with his father and Will Mastin as the Will Mastin Trio which toured nationally. After military service Davis returned to the trio. read more

His Parents

Elvera Sanchez
Elvera Sanchez
Sammy Davis Sr.
Sammy Davis Sr.

His mother is Elvera Sanchez and his father is Sammy Davis Sr.. His mother was American dancer His mother died at the age of 95 (Sammy was 74 years old). When Sammy born she was 20 years old. and Sammy Davis Sr. was 24 years old when Sammy born. His father was a American entertainer.

Is Sammy Davis, Jr. still alive?

No, he died on 05/16/1990, 31 years ago. He was 64 years old when he died. Cause of death: esophageal cancer. He died in Beverly Hills and buried in Forest Lawn Memorial Park .

What was Sammy's zodiac sign?

Sammy Davis, Jr. zodiac sign was sagittarius.


His first feature film was The Cannonball Run (1981, as Morris Fenderbaum). He was 55 when he starred in this movie. Since 1981, he has appeared in 64 feature films. The last one is Chita Rivera: A Lot Of Livin' To Do (2015). In this movie, we watched him in the Himself (archive footage) character .

His first TV Show was The Ed Sullivan Show (1948).

When his last album Piosenki z Filmów released, he was 94 years old. This album 'Piosenki z Filmów' contains 27 tracks

His first album Sammy Davis Jr. Sings Just For Lovers released 66 years ago, he was 29 years old. There were 11 songs in this album.

Awards (6)

Awarded Kennedy Center Honors , awarded Spingarn Medal in 1967 , awarded Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame in 1986 , awarded Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2000 , nominated Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical in 1964 ,


    Sammy Davis, Jr. had two marriages.

  • May Britt

    May Britt, Actress

    He married with May Britt (85), in 1960. Sammy Davis, Jr. was 34 and May Britt was 26 years old. After 8 years, they break up in 1968.

  • Altovise Davis

    Altovise Davis, American entertainer

    Jr. married with Altovise Davis (65), in 1970. Sammy Davis, Jr. was 44 and Altovise Davis was 26 years old. They ended their 20 years marriage in 1990.

Top Sammy Davis, Jr. Songs

  1. Something's Gotta Give (Album What Women Want - Music From The Motion Picture, released 20 years ago)
  2. Baretta's Theme (Album Lounge Legends: Sammy Davis Jr., released 19 years ago)
  3. Feeling Good (Album The Sammy Davis Jr. Show with Special Guests Stars Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin, released 15 years ago)
  4. I Ain't Got Nobody (Album Capitol Collector's Series, released 31 years ago)
  5. What Kind Of Fool Am I (Album What Kind Of Fool Am I & Other Show Stoppers, released 59 years ago)
  6. Mr. Bojangles - Single Version (Album Mr. Bojangles, released 22 years ago)
  7. The Candy Man (Album Greatest Songs, released 31 years ago)
  8. All Of You (Album The Decca Years, released 31 years ago)
  9. You Are My Lucky Star - 1990 Remaster (Album Capitol Collector's Series, released 31 years ago)
  10. Birth Of The Blues (Album A Treasury Of Golden Hits, released 58 years ago)

Sammy Davis, Jr. Movies (64)

Sammy Davis, Jr. TV Shows

Sammy Davis, Jr. Albums (160)

Sammy Davis, Jr. movie characters

When is Sammy Davis, Jr.'s next birthday?

Sammy Davis, Jr. was born on the , which was a Tuesday

His real name:
Birth name of Sammy Davis, Jr. is Samuel George Davis Jr.
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