Sammy Davis Jr.
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Sammy Davis Jr.

Sammy Davis Jr. Biography (Wikipedia)

Samuel George Davis Jr. (December 8, 1925 – May 16, 1990) was an American singer, musician, dancer, actor, vaudevillian, comedian and activist known for his impressions of actors, musicians and other celebrities. At age three, Davis Jr. began his career in vaudeville with his father Sammy Davis Sr. and the Will Mastin Trio, which toured nationally.

After military service, Davis Jr. returned to the trio and 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. In 1954, at the age of 29, he lost his left eye in a car accident. Several years later, he converted to Judaism, finding commonalities between the oppression experienced by African-American and Jewish communities.

After a starring role on Broadway in Mr Wonderful (1956), he returned to the stage in 1964's Golden Boy.

Davis Jr.'s film career began as a child in 1933. In 1960, he appeared in the Rat Pack film Ocean's 11.

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What Kind Of Fool Am I
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Candy Man
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Candy Man
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Mr Bojangles
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Mr Bojangles
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Rhythm Of Life
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Rhythm Of Life

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Sweet Charity Cast
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The Candy Man
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September Song
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September Song
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I Have Dreamed
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I Have Dreamed
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Let There Be Love
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Let There Be Love
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These Foolish Things
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These Foolish Things
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John Shaft
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John Shaft
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Fabulous Places
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Fabulous Places
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Rhythm Of Life
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Rhythm Of Life
Frank Sinatra
Me And My Shadow
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Me And My Shadow
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April In Paris
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April In Paris
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Something's Gotta Give
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Something's Gotta Give
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The Birth Of The Blues
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The Birth Of The Blues
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You Can Count On Me(Hawaii 5-0 Theme)
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You Can Count On Me(Hawaii 5-0 Theme)
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The Goin's Great
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The Goin's Great
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Rhythm Of Life
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What Kind Of Fool Am I
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What Kind Of Fool Am I
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Face to Face
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Face to Face
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At The Crossroads
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At The Crossroads
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The Rhythm Of Life
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The Rhythm Of Life
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You Can Count On Me
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You Can Count On Me
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The Thrill Is Gone
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