Sammy Davis Jr.


Born: 12/8/1925 in New York City, New York, USA
Died: 5/16/1990
Age: 64
Cause of death: throat cancer

Full name: Samuel George Davis Jr.
Noted For: actor, singer, and dancer. Acting performances include Oceans Eleven (1960), "Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In" (regular performer, 1968-73). Sweet Charity (1969), Cannonball Run (1981), and Tap (1989). Singing hits include "What Kind of Fool Am I?" (1962) and "The Candy Man" (1972).
Quotation: "Talk about handicap, I'm a one-eyed Negro Jew."