Frank Sinatra

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Frank Sinatra
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Birth name Francis Albert Sinatra
Born December 12, 1915 in Hoboken, New Jersey, USA
Died May 14, 1998 in Los Angeles, California, USA from heart and kidney disease and bladder cancer
Notable Roles The Frank Sinatra Show (1950): Host
The Frank Sinatra Show (1957): Host
Notable Episodes
Awards see below

Contents

Biography

Frank Sinatra was an American singer and actor who dominated American pop culture from the 1930s through the 1960s, including his turns as the host of both versions of The Frank Sinatra Show, both in 1950 and 1957.

Roles

Starring Roles

Series Role Year(s) Season(s)
The Frank Sinatra Show (1950) Host 1950–1952 1 2
The Frank Sinatra Show (1957) Host 1957–1958 1

Guest Starring Roles

Series Role Episode Airdate
The Jack Benny Program Himself 1x02 - Faye Emerson and Frank Sinatra Show January 28, 1951
The Colgate Comedy Hour Himself 1x31 - Bob Hope April 8, 1951
The Colgate Comedy Hour Billy Crocker 4x22 - Anything Goes February 28, 1954
The Wonderful World of Disney Himself 1x21 - The Pre-Opening Report from Disneyland July 13, 1955
Producers' Showcase Stage Manager 2x01 - Our Town September 19, 1955
Playhouse 90 Himself 2x06 - Around the World in 90 Minutes October 17, 1957
Startime Himself 1x05 - The Dean Martin Variety Show I November 3, 1959
General Electric Theater Himself 9x17 - The Devil You Say January 15, 1961
The Judy Garland Show Himself 1x01 - February 25, 1962
The Dick Powell Show Guest Host 2x17 - Everybody Loves Sweeney January 22, 1963
The Hollywood Palace Host 3x05 - Show 62 October 16, 1965
Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In Himself 2x16 - Show 30 January 20, 1969
The Name of the Game Himself 3x10 - I Love You, Billy Baker (1) November 20, 1970
The Name of the Game Himself 3x11 - I Love You, Billy Baker (2) November 27, 1970
Magnum, P.I. Retired Police Sergeant Michael Doheny 7x17 - Laura February 25, 1987
Who's the Boss? Himself 5x16 - Party Double February 28, 1989
Daddy Dearest Himself 1x05 - You Bet Your Life October 3, 1993

Specials and Made-for-TV Movies

Title Role Airdate Series/Banner
The Ford 50th Anniversary Show Himself June 15, 1953
The 26th Annual Academy Awards Himself March 25, 1954 Academy Awards
The 27th Annual Academy Awards Himself March 30, 1955 Academy Awards
Dateline: Disneyland Himself July 17, 1955
The 28th Annual Academy Awards Himself March 21, 1956 Academy Awards
The Edsel Show Himself October 13, 1957
A Private Little Party for a Few Chums Himself October 17, 1957
Frank Sinatra's Welcome Home Party for Elvis Presley Himself May 12, 1960
The 35th Annual Academy Awards Himself April 8, 1963 Academy Awards
The 36th Annual Academy Awards Himself April 13, 1964 Academy Awards
Frank Sinatra: A Man and His Music Himself November 24, 1965
Frank Sinatra: A Man and His Music Part II Himself December 7, 1966
Frank Sinatra: A Man and His Music Plus Ella Plus Jobim Himself November 13, 1967
Movin' with Nancy Security Guard December 11, 1967
The 19th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Himself May 19, 1968 Primetime Emmy Awards
Francis Albert Sinatra Does His Thing Himself November 25, 1968
The 41st Annual Academy Awards Himself April 14, 1969 Academy Awards
Frank Sinatra: Sinatra Himself November 5, 1969
The 42nd Annual Academy Awards Himself April 7, 1970 Academy Awards
Jack Benny's Twentieth Anniversary Special Himself November 16, 1970
The 45th Annual Academy Awards Himself March 27, 1973 Academy Awards
Magnavox Presents Frank Sinatra Himself November 18, 1973
Frank Sinatra: The Main Event Himself October 13, 1974
The 47th Annual Academy Awards Himself April 8, 1975 Academy Awards
An All-Star Tribute to John Wayne Himself November 6, 1976
Sinatra and Friends Himself April 21, 1977
Contract on Cherry Street Dep. Insp. Frank Hovannes November 19, 1977
A Tribute to Mr. Television Milton Berle Himself March 26, 1978
Cinderella at the Palace Himself November 2, 1978
Sinatra: The First 40 Years Himself January 3, 1980
Sinatra: The Man and His Music Himself November 22, 1981
Let Poland Be Poland Himself January 31, 1982
I Love Liberty Himself March 21, 1982
6th Kennedy Center Honors Himself December 27, 1983 Kennedy Center Honors
The 56th Annual Academy Awards Himself April 9, 1984 Academy Awards
Carnegie Hall: The Grand Reopening Himself April 21, 1987
Las Vegas: An All-Star 75th Anniversary Himself November 29, 1987
Irving Berlin's 100th Birthday Celebration Himself May 27, 1988
Frank, Liza, and Sammy: The Ultimate Event Himself May 20, 1989
Sammy Davis, Jr. 60th Anniversary Celebration Himself February 4, 1990
Sinatra 75: The Best Is Yet to Come Himself December 16, 1990
Sinatra Duets Himself November 25, 1994
Sinatra: 80 Years My Way Himself December 14, 1995

Talk, News and Game Show Appearances

Series Episode Airdate
Texaco Star Theater November 28, 1950
Cavalcade of Bands February 13, 1951
Texaco Star Theater November 25, 1952
Texaco Star Theater February 3, 1953
Texaco Star Theater September 23, 1953
Max Liebman Presents Fanfare November 7, 1954
Max Liebman Presents Kaleidoscope April 25, 1955
The Ed Sullivan Show August 12, 1956
The Ed Sullivan Show August 19, 1956
The Dinah Shore Chevy Show October 5, 1956
The Bob Hope Show April 15, 1957
The Dinah Shore Chevy Show January 26, 1958
The Bing Crosby Show February 15, 1964
The Ed Sullivan Show June 28, 1964
The Dean Martin Show September 16, 1965
What's My Line? (1950) Show 838 November 27, 1966
The Dean Martin Show December 21, 1967
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson September 10, 1970
Saturday Night Live with Howard Cosell Pilot September 20, 1975
V.I.P.-Schaukel November 21, 1975
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson November 12, 1976
Larry King Live May 13, 1988

Memorable Moments

Awards and Accolades

Academy Awards

  • Won: Best Supporting Actor (1954) - From Here to Eternity
  • Nominated: Best Actor in a Leading Role (1956) - The Man with the Golden Arm
  • Won: Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award (1971)

Golden Globe Awards

  • Won: Best Supporting Actor (1954) - From Here to Eternity
  • Won: Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy (1958) - Pal Joey
  • Nominated: Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy (1964) - Come Blow Your Horn
  • Won: Cecil B. DeMille Award (1971)

Grammy Awards

(11 Wins)

  • Won: Album of the Year (1960) - Come Dance With Me!
  • Won: Album of the Year (1966) - September of My Years
  • Won: Album of the Year (1967) - A Man and His Music
  • Won: Record of the Year (1967) - Strangers in the Night
  • Nominated: Best Music Video, Long Form (1986) - Frank Sinatra: Portrait of an Album

BAFTA Film Awards

  • Nominated: Best Foreign Actor (1955) - Not as a Stranger
  • Nominated: Best Foreign Actor (1956) - The Man with the Golden Arm

Screen Actors Guild Awards

  • Won: Life Achievement Award (1973)

Golden Apple Awards

  • Won: Sour Apple, Least Cooperative Actor (1946)
  • Won: Sour Apple, Least Cooperative Actor (1951)
  • Won: Sour Apple (1974)
  • Won: Male Star of the Year (1977)

Laurel Awards

  • Won: Top Male Musical Performance (1957) - Pal Joey
  • Nominated: Top Male Star (1958)
  • Won: Top Male Dramatic Performance (1958) - Some Came Running
  • Nominated: Top Male Star (1959)
  • Nominated: Top Male Star (1960)
  • Won: Top Male Musical Performance (1960) - Can-Can
  • Nominated: Top Male Star (1961)
  • Nominated: Top Action Performance (1961) - The Devil at 4 O'Clock
  • Nominated: Top Male Star (1962)
  • Nominated: Top Action Performance (1962) - The Manchurian Candidate
  • Nominated: Top Male Star (1963)
  • Nominated: Top Male Star (1964)
  • Nominated: Action Performance (1965) - Von Ryan's Express
  • Nominated: Male Star (1967)

Walk of Fame

  • Three stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Trivia