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Sammy Davis Sr. (1900–1988)


Sammy Davis Sr. was born on December 12, 1900 in Wilmington, North Carolina, USA. He was an actor, known for 77 Sunset Strip (1958), Sweet and Low (1947) and The Benny Goodman Story (1956). He was married to Elvera Davis. He died on May 21, 1988 in Beverly Hills, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

77 Sunset Strip
77 Sunset Strip Cashier
(1962)
Sweet and Low
Sweet and Low Member, Will Maston Trio
(1947)
The Benny Goodman Story
The Benny Goodman Story Fletcher Henderson
(1956)
The Colgate Comedy Hour
The Colgate Comedy Hour Himself - Singer / Dancer / Himself
(1952-1954)

Filmography

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 1962 77 Sunset Strip (TV Series)
Cashier
- The Gang's All Here (1962) ... Cashier
 1956 The Benny Goodman Story
Fletcher Henderson
 1947 Sweet and Low (Short)
Member, Will Maston Trio (as Will Maston Trio)
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 1974 Sammy (TV Movie)
Himself
 1956 The Steve Allen Plymouth Show (TV Series)
Himself - member of Will Maston Trio / Himself
- Sammy Davis, Jr./Gogi Grant/Milt Kamen/Baird's Marionettes (1956) ... Himself - member of Will Maston Trio
- Premier (1956) ... Himself
 1955 Texaco Star Theatre (TV Series)
Himself - Singer / Dancer
- Episode #8.3 (1955) ... Himself - Singer / Dancer (as The Will Maston Trio)
 1951-1955 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #8.36 (1955) ... Himself (as The Will Maston Trio)
- Episode #8.30 (1955) ... Himself
- Episode #5.9 (1951) ... Himself (as the Will Maston Trio)
- Episode #4.48 (1951) ... Himself (as The Will Maston Trio)
 1952-1954 The Colgate Comedy Hour (TV Series)
Himself - Singer / Dancer / Himself
- Episode #5.7 (1954) ... Himself - Singer / Dancer (as The Will Maston Trio)
- Episode #4.45 (1954) ... Himself - Singer / Dancer (as The Will Maston Trio)
- Episode #4.44 (1954) ... Himself - Singer / Dancer (as the Will Maston Trio)
- Episode #3.30 (1953) ... Himself - Singer / Dancer (as The Will Maston Trio)
- Episode #3.2 (1952) ... Himself - Singer / Dancer (as The Will Maston Trio)
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 1990 Entertainment Tonight (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode dated 16 May 1990 (1990) ... Himself (uncredited)
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Will Maston Trio | the Will Maston Trio | The Will Maston Trio
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Father of Sammy Davis Jr.

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