Sammy Davis Jr. | Hollywood Icons & Legend Series
Sammy Davis Jr. reading the latest copy of Photography Magazine in between publicity photo shoots in downtown Manhattan, New York City, NY. 1963.
Primary a dancer and singer, Samuel George “Sammy” Davis Jr. ( 1925 – 1990) started as a child vaudevillian who became known for his performances on Broadway. Davis later went on to become a world famous recording artist, television and film star. Film credits include Ocean’s 11, co-staring with Peter Lawford, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, and Joey Bishop; Mr Wonderful (1956), and Golden Boy (1964). In 1966, he was even given his own TV variety show, The Sammy Davis Jr. Show. Davis was also a member of Frank Sinatra’s “Rat Pack”.
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