An extensive biopic of one of the most famous entertainers of the 20th century - Frank Sinatra. The only thing that could engage the public more than his songs and films was his sometimes controversial private life.
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1992  
Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 2 wins & 15 nominations. See more awards »
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
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 Frank Sinatra (4 episodes, 1992)
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 Dolly Sinatra (4 episodes, 1992)
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 Marty Sinatra (4 episodes, 1992)
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 Nancy Barbato Sinatra (4 episodes, 1992)
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 Mia Farrow (4 episodes, 1992)
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 George Evans (4 episodes, 1992)
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 Ava Gardner (4 episodes, 1992)
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 Tommy Dorsey (4 episodes, 1992)
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 Sammy Davis Jr. (4 episodes, 1992)
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 Budd (4 episodes, 1992)
Andrew Bloch
(4 episodes, 1992)
(4 episodes, 1992)
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 Quinlin (4 episodes, 1992)
Danny Gans ...
 Dean Martin (4 episodes, 1992)
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 Hank Sanicola (4 episodes, 1992)
James F. Kelly ...
 John F. Kennedy (4 episodes, 1992)
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 Harry James (4 episodes, 1992)
(4 episodes, 1992)
Jay Robinson ...
 Major Bowes (4 episodes, 1992)
Joris Stuyck
(4 episodes, 1992)
Todd Waring
(4 episodes, 1992)
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 Cooper (4 episodes, 1992)
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 Salvatore 'Sam' 'Momo' Giancana (4 episodes, 1992)
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 Maria Polini (4 episodes, 1992)
Carol Barbee ...
 Marilyn Maxwell (4 episodes, 1992)
David Byrd ...
 Michael Romanoff (4 episodes, 1992)
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 Westbrook Pegler (4 episodes, 1992)
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 Tamby (4 episodes, 1992)
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 Skelly (4 episodes, 1992)
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 Jo Stafford (4 episodes, 1992)
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 Jenny Barbato (4 episodes, 1992)
John LaMotta ...
 Johnny Corrado (4 episodes, 1992)
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 Frankie at 10 (4 episodes, 1992)
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 Bob Weitman (4 episodes, 1992)
Vera Lockwood ...
 Aunt Josie (4 episodes, 1992)
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 Sonny Werblin (4 episodes, 1992)
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 Mike Barbato (4 episodes, 1992)
Tony Simotes ...
 Buddy Rich (4 episodes, 1992)
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 Sy Oliver (4 episodes, 1992)
Marc Grady Adams ...
 Lee Mortimer (4 episodes, 1992)
Pilar Alessandra ...
 Tina Barbato (4 episodes, 1992)
Anthony Barrile ...
 Bart Barbato (4 episodes, 1992)
Jay Bell ...
 Hotel Clerk (4 episodes, 1992)
James Boyce ...
 Kansas City Hotel Clerk (4 episodes, 1992)
Don Carrara ...
 Mr. Bonifazi (4 episodes, 1992)
Christopher Carroll ...
 Bill Henri (4 episodes, 1992)
Dorothea Coelho ...
 Julie Barbato (4 episodes, 1992)
Lisa Collins ...
 Starlet (4 episodes, 1992)
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 Newsboy (4 episodes, 1992)
Tony Gaetano ...
 Humphrey Bogart (4 episodes, 1992)
Leata Galloway ...
 Billie Holliday (4 episodes, 1992)
Joseph Gargiulo ...
 Joe Fischetti (4 episodes, 1992)
Redmond Gleeson ...
 Cop #1 (4 episodes, 1992)
Jack Jozefson ...
 Burlesque Boss (4 episodes, 1992)
David A. Kimball ...
 Benny Goodman (4 episodes, 1992)
Floyd Levine ...
 Director (4 episodes, 1992)
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 Mr. Cleaves (4 episodes, 1992)
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 Little Nancy at 7-9 (4 episodes, 1992)
Robert Neches ...
 Reporter (4 episodes, 1992)
Marilyn Pitzer ...
 Mrs. Goldberg (4 episodes, 1992)
Jameson Rodgers ...
 Frank Jr. at 4-6 (4 episodes, 1992)
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 Madeline Barbato (4 episodes, 1992)
Rosie Taravella ...
 Mrs. Bonifazi (4 episodes, 1992)
Sal Vecchio ...
 Gangster (4 episodes, 1992)
Samantha Ward ...
 Little Nancy at 3 (4 episodes, 1992)
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 Fred Zinneman (4 episodes, 1992)
David Grah ...
 Bert Allenberg (4 episodes, 1992)
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 Mickey Rudin (4 episodes, 1992)
Shelly Lipkin ...
 Joey Bishop (4 episodes, 1992)
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 Earl Wilson (4 episodes, 1992)
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 Skitch Henderson (4 episodes, 1992)
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 Actor Playing Prew (4 episodes, 1992)
Lou Genevrino ...
 Makeup Man (4 episodes, 1992)
Fred Holliday ...
 Houston Mayor (4 episodes, 1992)
Jo Jones ...
 A.D. (4 episodes, 1992)
Kathleen O'Grady ...
 Actress Playing Alma (4 episodes, 1992)
Corey Rand ...
 Maitre D' (4 episodes, 1992)
Jenny Regli ...
 Tina at 6 (4 episodes, 1992)
Jeff Silverman ...
 Reporter #1 (4 episodes, 1992)
Patricia Supancic ...
 Nancy Jr. at 14 (4 episodes, 1992)
Anthony Vatsula ...
 Mario Cabre (4 episodes, 1992)
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 Mercedes McCambridge (4 episodes, 1992)
Cameron Phillip Williams ...
 Frank Jr. at 10 (4 episodes, 1992)
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An extensive biopic of one of the most famous entertainers of the 20th century - Frank Sinatra. The only thing that could engage the public more than his songs and films was his sometimes controversial private life.

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Biography | Drama

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Release Date:

1992 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Frank Sinatra - Der Weg an die Spitze  »

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1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Tina Sinatra offered Ray Liotta the role of Frank Sinatra but he turned it down. Liotta later played Sinatra in The Rat Pack (1998). See more »

Goofs

Exterior of Hollywood Palladium looks as it did following an early Sixties remodel, not the original streamline moderne style of 1940 in which scene takes place. See more »

Soundtracks

It Was a Very Good Year
Written by Ervin Drake
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This is a must see for Sinatra fans.
17 December 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw this made for television movie when it aired. It was "wonderful" The whole cast was great, and Philip Casnoff was magnificent. I saw him in North And South, and a few other roles, but his portrayal of Sinatra was unreal. There were times that I started to believe that I was seeing old blue eyes himself. I recorded it both nights, but it's loaded with commercials, I would really like to get a copy of the film. I'm wondering if Casnoff did any of the singing, or was it Frank Jr. I wish Casnoff would act more, besides being a good actor, he's really good looking. Is there any way I can purchase a copy of the film? I also thought that Marcia Gaye Harden was terrific as Ava Gardner.


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