Sammy Davis Jr.

Sammy Davis Jr. was born on December 8th, 1925. He was a man that inspired others to think that color doesn't matter and to never give up on your dreams and to always keep trying.


Sammy was born on December 8th 1925. He is got married to a girl and they were married for over 8 years old. He had 3 kids they adopted one boy and had 2 girls and got married twice. He died of cancer on may 26th 1990 in California.
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Sammy was already on the stage by the time he was 3 years old. He performed with his father a lot. Later, Sammy was part of the Rat Pack band that was one of the top boy band groups who also had movies. He also won lots of awards for being parts in movie or shows.

Sammy would also walk every single parade with Martin Luther King Jr. to help support blacks and he got an award for helping out the community.

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Sammy Davis Jr. had his own star in Broadway cause he was there a lot and winning awards.

How did Sammy influence others?

Sammy taught a lot of people how to tap dance.

He always fought for the black's right's.

He influenced others to dance and sing and try to as much as you can even if your a different colors than anybody else.

He won a Grammy award when he was at Vegas . He always tried to do the best thing. He has always tried to make the black's and white's get along and now fight. Sammy Davis Jr. was a man with confidence and he didn't think that people should NOT judge you on the color of your skin.