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)
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 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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1992 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Frank Sinatra - Der Weg an die Spitze  »

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1.33 : 1
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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

High Hopes
Music by Sammy Fain
Lyrics by Paul Francis Webster
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User Reviews

Excellent evocation of the man, the time, and the music
15 May 2001 | by (Chicago, Illinois) – See all my reviews

As a big fan of Frank Sinatra and his music, I had high hopes for this program and was not disappointed. This program's epic scope and excellent period costuming and sets really create Frank Sinatra and the way he lived his life from his humble beginnings in Hoboken, New Jersey to the heights of his fame and the affairs, friendships and loneliness in between. There is some great acting here, and Casnoff really shines as Ol' Blue Eyes. There is also admirable work by Bob Gunton as hotheaded trombonist Tommy Dorsey and Gina Gershon as Sinatra's long suffering first wife Nancy. The movie effectively recreates the atmospheres, times and places that shaped Sinatra's life, such as Depression- era New Jersey, New York City during World War II, and the hot nightclubs and booze joints of Nevada and New Jersey during the 1950's and 1960's. A must-see for a history buff or any Sinatra fan.


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