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Sammy Cahn (Samuel Cohen)

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Biography

New York City, New York, USA
Award-winning songwriter ("All the Way" [Academy Award, 1957], "Three Coins in the Fountain" [Academy Award, 1954], "Love and Marriage" [Emmy Award, 1955], "High Hopes" [Academy Award, 1959], "Call Me Irresponsible" [Academy Award, 1963]), composer, author and publisher, educated at Seward Park High School in New York.

He was a violinist in vaudeville orchestras, and organized a dance band wih Saul Chaplin. He wrote the night club scores for "Connie's Hot Chocolates of 1936", "New Grand Terrace Review", and "Cotton Club Parade" (1939). Read more...

Actor

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Character: Himself - Best Song Winner

The 32nd Annual Academy Awards 1960

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Character: Himself - Composer

Texaco Star Theatre 1948

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Character: Himself - Memorial Tribute

The 66th Annual Academy Awards 1994

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Writing