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Sammy Davis Jr. (Samuel George Davis)

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Biography

Harlem, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA
Sammy Davis Jr. was often billed as the "greatest living entertainer in the world".

He was born in Harlem, Manhattan, the son of dancer Elvera Davis (née Sanchez) and vaudeville star Sammy Davis Sr.. His father was African-American and his mother was of Puerto Rican ancestry. Davis Jr. was known as someone who could do it all--sing, dance, play instruments, act, do stand-up--and he was known for his self-deprecating humor; he once heard someone complaining about discrimination, and he said, "You got it easy. I'm a short, ugly, one-eyed, black Jew. Read more...

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Dateline: Disneyland 1955

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Character: Himself - Performer

The 32nd Annual Academy Awards 1960

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Character: Himself - Singer / Dancer / Impressionist

Frank Sinatra's Welcome Home Party for Elvis Presley 1960

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Character: Himself - Host / Performer

Meet Sammy Davis Jr. 1 1963

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Character: Himself - Presenter: Music Score Awards

The 36th Annual Academy Awards 1964

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Character: Singer behind opening credits

Licensed to Kill 1965

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Character: 'Bruce' the Photographer

Movin' with Nancy 1967

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Character: Himself - Performer & Accepting Best Song Award for Leslie Bricusse

The 40th Annual Academy Awards 1968

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Character: Himself - Cameo

Romp!!! 1968

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Character: Himself

The Best on Record 1970

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Character: Himself - Co-Host

The 44th Annual Academy Awards 1972

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Character: Himself

Save the Children 1973

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Character: Himself - Audience Member

Magnavox Presents Frank Sinatra 1973

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Character: Fenderbaum

The Cannonball Run 1981

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This Is Elvis 1981

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Selma 2014

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A Spy for Peace 2015

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BET Comedy Awards 2004

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Moon Over Parador 1988

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Character: The Caterpillar / Father William

Alice in Wonderland 1985

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Character: Morris Fenderbaum

Cannonball Run II 1984

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Character: Thanksgiving Parade's Grand Marshall

Broadway Danny Rose 1984

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Character: Himself - episode of Laugh-In

When Television Came of Age 2014

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Character: Billy Lee Watson

Mod Squad 1968

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The Wrecking Crew 2008

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This Is Tom Jones 1969

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Character: Smooth Sam

Pryor's Place 1984

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Character: Gabe Masters

The Dick Powell Theatre 1961

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Donahue 1967

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Chico and the Man 1974

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Character: Allie Burns

Ben Casey 1961

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Here's Lucy 1968

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Character: Himself - Singer

The Colgate Comedy Hour 1950

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Character: Herbert Brubaker III

Charlie's Angels 1976

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The Dean Martin Show 1965

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Stump the Stars 1947

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Character: Himself - Host

Sammy and Company 1975

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Character: Barney Shaker

Make Room for Granddaddy 1970

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Character: Tip Corey

The Rifleman 1958

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Character: Kid Pepper

77 Sunset Strip 1958

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Character: Cordwainer Bird

Burke's Law 1963

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Here's Edie 1963

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Flip 1970

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Laugh-In 1967

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Password All-Stars 1961

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The Arsenio Hall Show 1989

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Character: Himself - Performer

The 50th Annual Academy Awards 1978

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Character: Himself

Hee Haw 1969

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Sally Jessy Raphael 1985

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Brando 2007

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Bio's Bahnhof 1978

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America Alive! 1978

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ABC Late Night 1973

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Night of 100 Stars 1982

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Character: Himself - Performer

The 51st Annual Academy Awards 1979

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Onto the Box 0

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The Legends 0

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Izumi Yukimura 0

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