1933, sammy davis jr.
was seven and he starred in his own short film.
ten years later he was opening for Sinatra/Dorsey.
and when he died, he would be regarded by some as the most talented member of the Rat Pack - certainly the best dancer, and argueably the best performer.
recently, he was voted the second best Vegas entertainer of all time behind a guy named Elvis.
somehow he is least-known for being the first Black man to sleep in the Lincoln bedroom.
not bad for a 5'4"one-eyed Jew who had a penchant for skinny blondes, cocaine and Satanism (!).
out the truth about Sammy
on the E! True Hollywood Story