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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 1 April 1922Brooklyn, New York, USA
Date of Death 3 February 2006Las Vegas, Nevada, USA  (tongue and throat cancer)
Birth NameLuigi Antonio Schiavone
Nickname Sonny

Mini Bio (1)

Sonny King was born on April 1, 1922 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as Luigi Antonio Schiavone. He was an actor, known for Sinatra: Dark Star (2005), Robin and the 7 Hoods (1964) and The Rat Pack (1999). He was married to Peggy. He died on February 3, 2006 in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

Spouse (1)

Peggy (1998 - 3 February 2006) (his death)

Trivia (3)

Has three sons
He appeared with Martin and Lewis in a trio called "The Three Lads" in the late 1940s before M&L took off as a duo. Was also a longtime sidekick of Jimmy Durante on stage until Durante's death in 1980.
Durable Las Vegas "Rat Pack" comedian who began his career as a singer and emcee in New Jersey as a teen. He appeared in a couple of the Rat Pack movies in the 1960s.

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