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Episode der Bs.To Simpsons. - BELIEBTE STARSGemeinsam mit May hat er die Tochter Tracy. Samuel George „Sammy“ Davis, Jr. war ein US-amerikanischer Unterhaltungskünstler. Mit seinem vielseitigen Talent, Lieder mit der ihm eigenen Leichtigkeit und Eleganz zu singen, zu tanzen und darstellerisch zu veranschaulichen, avancierte er zu dem. Samuel George „Sammy“ Davis, Jr. (* 8. Dezember in Harlem, New York; † Mai in Beverly Hills, Kalifornien) war ein US-amerikanischer. Mit dem Lied über Schokolade und andere leckere Süßigkeiten,"The Candy Man", landet Sammy Davis Jr. einen Hit. Finden Sie perfekte Stock-Fotos zum Thema Sammy Davis Jr. sowie redaktionelle Newsbilder von Getty Images. Wählen Sie aus erstklassigen Inhalten. Eine richtige Schulausbildung bekam der Junge nicht, dafür wurde er Meister im Stepptanz und bald ein Profi auf der Bühne. Ingo Naujoks. Der afroamerikanische Entertainer und die schwedische Arjuna Stream hatten zu einer Zeit geheiratet, Le Mans 66 Imdb der in vielen US-Bundesstaaten sogenannte Mischehen noch gesetzlich verboten waren.
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Ocean's 11 Lewis Milestone. In , Davis was the first African American to sing at the Copacabana night club in New York.
Davis was a headliner at The Frontier Casino in Las Vegas, but owing to Jim Crow practices in Las Vegas, he was required as were all black performers in the s to lodge in a rooming house on the west side of the city instead of in the hotels as his white colleagues did.
No dressing rooms were provided for black performers, and they had to wait outside by the swimming pool between acts. Davis and other black artists could entertain but could not stay at the hotels where they performed, gamble in the casinos, or dine or drink in the hotel restaurants and bars.
Davis later refused to work at places that practiced racial segregation. Canada provided opportunities for performers like Davis unable to break the color barrier in U.
In , Davis was starring in Golden Boy at night and shooting his own New York-based afternoon talk show during the day. When he could get a day off from the theater, he recorded songs in the studio, performed at charity events in Chicago, Miami, or Las Vegas, or appeared on television variety specials in Los Angeles.
Davis felt he was cheating his family of his company, but he said he was incapable of standing still. Although he was still popular in Las Vegas, he saw his musical career decline by the late s.
He had a No. He signed with Motown to update his sound and appeal to young people. He had an unexpected No. He did not particularly care for the song and was chagrined that he had become known for it, but Davis made the most of his opportunity and revitalized his career.
Although he enjoyed no more Top 40 hits, he did enjoy popularity with his performance of the theme song from the Baretta television series, "Baretta's Theme Keep Your Eye on the Sparrow " — , which was released as a single 20th Century Records.
He appeared on the television shows The Rifleman , I Dream of Jeannie , All in the Family during which he famously kisses Archie Bunker Carroll O'Connor on the cheek , and Charlie's Angels with his wife, Altovise Davis.
He appeared in Japanese commercials for Suntory whisky in the s. On December 11, , NBC broadcast a musical-variety special featuring Nancy Sinatra , the daughter of Frank Sinatra, titled Movin' with Nancy.
In addition to the Emmy Award-winning musical performances, the show is notable for Nancy Sinatra and Davis greeting each other with a kiss, one of the first black-white kisses in US television.
Davis had a friendship with Elvis Presley in the late s, as they both were top-draw acts in Vegas at the same time. Davis was in many ways just as reclusive during his hotel gigs as Elvis was, holding parties mainly in his penthouse suite that Elvis occasionally attended.
Davis sang a version of Presley's song " In the Ghetto " and made a cameo appearance in Presley's concert film Elvis: That's the Way It Is.
One year later, he made a cameo appearance in the James Bond film Diamonds Are Forever , but the scene was cut.
In Japan, Davis appeared in television commercials for coffee, and in the United States he joined Sinatra and Martin in a radio commercial for a Chicago car dealership.
On May 27—28, , Davis hosted with Monty Hall the first annual, hour Highway Safety Foundation telethon. Guests included Muhammad Ali , Paul Anka , Jack Barry, Dr.
Joyce Brothers , Ray Charles , Dick Clark , Roy Clark , Howard Cosell , Ossie Davis , Ruby Dee , Joe Franklin , Cliff Gorman , Richie Havens , Danny Kaye ,  Jerry Lewis , Hal Linden , Rich Little , Butterfly McQueen , Minnie Pearl , Boots Randolph , Tex Ritter , Phil Rizzuto , The Rockettes , Nipsey Russell , Sally Struthers , Mel Tillis , Ben Vereen , and Lawrence Welk.
It was a financial disaster. Davis was a huge fan of daytime television, particularly the soap operas produced by the American Broadcasting Company.
He made a cameo appearance on General Hospital and had a recurring role as Chip Warren on One Life to Live , for which he received a Daytime Emmy Award nomination.
He was also a game show fan, appearing on Family Feud in and Tattletales with his wife Altovise in the s. After his bout with cirrhosis due to years of drinking,  Davis announced his sponsorship of the Sammy Davis Jr.
National Liver Institute in Newark, New Jersey in Davis nearly died in an automobile accident on November 19, , in San Bernardino, California , as he was making a return trip from Las Vegas to Los Angeles.
Instead of putting it by his door as a traditional blessing, Davis wore it around his neck for good luck.
The only time he forgot it was the night of the accident. Route 66 at Cajon Boulevard and Kendall Drive. His friend, actor Jeff Chandler , said he would give one of his own eyes if it would keep Davis from total blindness.
Eddie Cantor talked to Davis in the hospital about the similarities between Jewish and Black cultures. Davis, who was born to a Catholic mother and Baptist father, began studying the history of Jews.
He converted to Judaism several years later in Sachar , describing the endurance of the Jewish people, interested him in particular: "The Jews would not die.
Three millennia of prophetic teaching had given them an unwavering spirit of resignation and had created in them a will to live which no disaster could crush.
In , Davis was involved with actress Kim Novak , who was under contract with Columbia Pictures. Because Novak was white, Harry Cohn , the president of Columbia, gave in to his worries that racist backlash against the relationship could hurt the studio.
There are several accounts of what happened, but they agree that Davis was threatened by organized crime figures close to Cohn. To try to scare Davis, Roselli had him kidnapped for a few hours.
Davis sought the protection of Chicago mobster Sam Giancana , who said that he could protect him in Chicago and Las Vegas but not California.
Davis briefly married black dancer Loray White in to protect himself from mob violence;  Davis had previously dated White, who was 23 and twice divorced and had a six-year-old child.
Checking on him later, Silber found Davis with a gun to his head. Davis despairingly said to Silber, "Why won't they let me live my life?
In , there was another racially charged public controversy when Davis married white, Swedish-born actress May Britt in a ceremony officiated by Rabbi William M.
Kramer at Temple Israel of Hollywood. While interracial marriage had been legal in California since , anti-miscegenation laws in the United States still stood in 23 states, and a opinion poll had found that only four percent of Americans supported marriage between black and white spouses.
At the time Davis appeared in the musical, although New York had no laws against it, debate about interracial marriage was still ongoing in America as Loving v.
Virginia was being fought. It was only in , after the musical finished, that anti-miscegenation laws in all states were ruled unconstitutional by the Supreme Court of the United States.
Davis's daughter Tracey Davis July 5, — November 2,  revealed in a book that the marriage to Britt also resulted in President Kennedy's refusing to allow Davis to perform at his inauguration.
In addition to Tracey, Davis and Britt adopted two sons, Mark and Jeff. They divorced in after Davis admitted to having had an affair with singer Lola Falana.
After his marriage imploded, Davis turned to alcohol and "found solace in drugs, particularly cocaine and amyl nitrite , and experimented briefly with Satanism and pornography.
In , Davis started dating Altovise Gore , a dancer in Golden Boy. They were married on May 11, , by Reverend Jesse Jackson and adopted a son, Manny, in Davis was an avid photographer who enjoyed shooting pictures of family and acquaintances.
His body of work was detailed in a book by Burt Boyar titled Photo by Sammy Davis, Jr. Boyar reports that Davis had said, "Nobody interrupts a man taking a picture to ask His political affiliations also were represented, in his images of Robert Kennedy, Jackie Kennedy, and Martin Luther King Jr.
His most revealing work comes in photographs of wife May Britt and their three children, Tracey, Jeff and Mark. Davis was an enthusiastic shooter and gun owner.
He participated in fast-draw competitions. Johnny Cash recalled that Davis was said to be capable of drawing and firing a Colt Single Action Army revolver in less than a quarter of a second.
He also demonstrated gunspinning to Mark on The Rifleman in "Two Ounces of Tin. Davis was a registered Democrat and supported John F.
Kennedy 's election campaign as well as Robert F. Kennedy 's campaign. Kennedy would later refuse to allow Davis to perform at his inauguration on account of his marriage with the white actress May Britt.
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Black History. Here are seven interesting facts about Mr. Bojangles himself: He lost an eye in a car accident On November 19, , Davis was driving from Las Vegas to Los Angeles to record a soundtrack for the film Six Bridges to Cross.
He converted to Judaism Life was different after Davis' car accident. He had a close bond with fellow Rat Packer Frank Sinatra During his teens, Davis Jr.
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