Sammy Davis, Jr. - an American entertainer. Primarily a dancer and singer, he was also an actor of stage and screen, musician, and impressionist, noted for his impersonations of actors, musicians and other celebrities. He was part of the Rat Pack - Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Joey Bishop and Peter Lawford. Known for the songs Mr Bojangles and The Candy Man. He died on May 16, 1990 from throat cancer at the age of 64.