Born on 12/8/25 in New York City. Died of throat cancer on 5/16/90. Vocalist/dancer/actor. Frequent appearances on Broadway, TV and in movies. One of the first black entertainers to gain widespread acclaim from white audiences.
Sammy Davis Jr. Recognized throughout much of his career as "the world's greatest living entertainer," Sammy Davis, Jr. was a remarkably popular and versatile performer equally adept at acting, singing, dancing and … see full wiki