Sammy Davis Jr.
1928 to 1990
December 8, 1925 in New York
May 16, 1990
New York, NY, United States
Samuel George Davis Jr. (December 8, 1925 – May 16, 1990) was an American singer, dancer, actor, and comedian. He was noted for his impersonations of actors, musicians and other celebrities. At the age of 3, 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. Davis became an overnight sensation following a nightclub performance at Ciro's (in West Hollywood) after the 1951 Academy Awards. With the trio, he became a recording artist.
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Sammy Davis Jr. November 19, 2017