Sammy Davis Jr.

By: Madison Stultz

On December 8, 1925, A star was born in New York City. His name was Sammy Davis Jr. Sammy was known for his talents at singing and dancing, but he also had lots of other talents like acting and being a comedian.
He was a star on the rise but in late 1954 Sammy Davis Jr. got into a car crash. He lost one of his eyes and he got a fake glass eye. After getting a glass eye that never stopped Sammy Davis Jr. from following his dreams. In 1955, his first two albums were released.
Sammy Davis Jr. was part of the band, The rat pack they sold albums and are still singing to this day. He got married January 10, 1958 to Loray white. They got divorced and he married two more times and had 4 kids.
Sammy Davis Jr. was a very heavy smoker and because of that he got lung cancer and he died on may 16 1990. He was only 62 years old when he died.