Knowledge Identifier: +Frank_Sinatra
Willie Moretti - In the 1930s, Moretti became friends with unknown singer Frank Sinatra
Like Presley and Dylan the only other white male American singers since 1940 whose popularity, influence, and mythic force have been comparable Sinatra will last indefinitely.
Tommy Dorsey - His biggest hit was "I'll Never Smile Again", featuring Frank Sinatra on vocals, which was number one for twelve weeks on the Billboard pop singles chart in 1940.
Henry Nemo - Nemo teamed with numerous music industry music celebrities, including Frank Sinatra, Duke_Ellington, Mildred Bailey and Tommy Dorsey and Artie Shaw, who recorded his song "Don't Take Your Love for Me." Shaw recorded this song in 1941 with a band of mostly African-American musicians accompanying the African-American vocalist Lena Horne
Sinatra left the Dorsey band late in 1942 in an incident that started rumors of Sinatra's involvement with the Mafia.
John Osborne - He entered the school in 1943 but was expelled in the summer term of 1945 after whacking the headmaster, who had struck him for listening to a forbidden broadcast by Frank Sinatra
Mel Torme - In 1943, Torme made his movie debut in Frank Sinatra's first film, the musical Higher and Higher.
Mel Torme - In 1944 he formed the vocal quintet "Mel Torme and His Mel-Tones," modeled on Frank Sinatra and The Pied Pipers.
Ethel Owen - In succeeding years, she became a teenage performer in musical comedy and, changing her stage name to Pamela Britton, had co-starring roles on Broadway and in a few films, including two classics, the 1945 musical "Anchors Aweigh", playing Frank Sinatra's Brooklyn-accented girlfriend, and the 1950 noir, "D.O.A.", eventually moving to TV sitcoms as the scatterbrained title character in 1957's "Blondie" and, from 1963 to 1966, as the inquisitive landlady, Mrs. Brown, in "My Favorite Martian"
Dorothy Kilgallen - Though Kilgallen and Frank Sinatra were fairly good friends for several years and were photographed rehearsing in a radio studio for a 1948 broadcast, she grew antagonistic toward the singer in her daily column, culminating in the multi-part 1956 front-page feature story "The Frank Sinatra Story"
Dinah Shore - Broadcast live and in NBC's famous "Living Color," this variety show was one of the most popular of the 1950s and early 1960s and featured the television debuts of stars of the era, such as Yves Montand and Maureen O'Hara, and featured Dinah in performances alongside Ella Fitzgerald, Mahalia Jackson, Peggy Lee, Frank Sinatra and Pearl Bailey
Shelley Winters - Throughout the 1950s, Winters continued in films, including "Meet Danny Wilson" as Frank Sinatra's leading lady, most notably in Charles Laughton's 1955 "Night of the Hunter", with Robert Mitchum and Lillian Gish, and the less successful "I Am A Camera" starring opposite Julie Harris and Laurence Harvey
Marilyn Monroe - In late 1953 Monroe was scheduled to begin filming "The Girl in Pink Tights" with Frank Sinatra
Lee Gordon (promoter) - In January 1955 Gordon scored one of his biggest coups by landing a tour with legendary singer and film star Frank Sinatra
Eva Bartok - Three decades later, she claimed that Deana's father was actually Frank Sinatra, with whom she had a brief affair in 1956
Isaac Bashevis Singer - Joe E. Lewis, the comic whose rough life was portrayed by Frank Sinatra in the 1957 movie, "The Joker Is Wild," is nearby
Kay Thompson - She served as an advisor to the 1957 Patti Page TV series "The Big Record", and was creative consultant and vocal arranger for "The Judy Garland Show", Judy Garland's highly rated 1962 television special with Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin, and she kept busy with nightclub and television performances, as well as overseeing her successful "Eloise" franchise
Shirley Bonne - After a divorce from her first husband, she appeared in public with Frank Sinatra but in 1958 married Ronald Herbert Freemond
Clint Walker - Walker played roles in several big-screen films, including a trio of westerns for Gordon Douglas - "Fort Dobbs" in 1958, "Yellowstone Kelly" in 1959, and "Gold of the Seven Saints" in 1961, the comedy "Send Me No Flowers" in 1964, the actual leading role despite being billed under Frank Sinatra in the wartime drama "None But the Brave" in 1965, "The Night of the Grizzly" in 1966, and as the meek convict Samson Posey, in the war drama "The Dirty Dozen" in 1967
Peter Lawford - In 1959, Frank Sinatra invited the Englishman to join "The Rat Pack" and got him a role in "Never So Few"
Peter Sellers - The Songs for Swinging Sellers album, released in 1959, whose title parodied Frank Sinatra's album Songs for Swinging Lovers, contained material written by Frank Muir and Denis Norden, and featured Sellers performing "Puttin on the Style" (a parody of the skiffle movement's performer Lonnie Donegan).
Dezo Hoffmann - He earned international acclaim in the 1960s, shooting photographs of well known pop and showbiz personalities, such as The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Dusty Springfield, Charlie Chaplin, Sophia Loren, Marlon Brando, Marilyn Monroe, Laurence Olivier, The Kinks, The Shadows, Tom Jones, Jimi Hendrix, Frank Sinatra, Bob_Marley, Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, Elton John, Omar Sharif and Pink Floyd
Howie Klein - Reprise Records was started by Frank Sinatra in 1960, securing what he saw as artistic freedom from his former record label, Capitol Records
Jerry Lewis - They made occasional public appearances together between their breakup and 1961 but were not seen together until a surprise appearance by Martin on Lewis's Labor Day Muscular Dystrophy Telethon in 1976 arranged by Frank Sinatra
Charlie Callas - His first television appearance was in 1963 on "The Hollywood Palace", and soon was opening for Frank Sinatra in nightclubs around the country
Barry Kelley - Kelley had an uncredited role as a police chief in the 1964 Frank Sinatra musical "Robin and the Seven Hoods"
Dennis Brown - He began his singing career at the age of nine, while still at junior school, with an end-of-term concert the first time he performed in public, although he had been keen on music from an even earlier age, and as a youngster was a keen fan of American balladeers such as Brook Benton, Sam Cooke, Frank Sinatra, and Dean Martin.
Sinatra started 1967 with a series of important recording sessions with Antônio Carlos Jobim.
Lee Hazlewood - For Frank Sinatra's 1967 detective movie, "Tony Rome", Hazlewood wrote the theme song which was performed by Nancy
Peter Vaughan - In 1967, he got second billing opposite Frank Sinatra in the film 'The Naked Runner'
Dan Blocker - In 1968, Blocker starred with Frank Sinatra in the "Tony Rome" film sequel "Lady In Cement"
In July 1972, after a lifetime of supporting Democratic presidential candidates, Sinatra announced he would support Republican U.S. President Richard Nixon for re-election in the 1972 presidential election.
In January, 1974, Sinatra returned to Las Vegas , performing at Caesars Palace despite vowing in 1970 never to play there again after the manager of the resort, Sanford Waterman, pulled a gun on him during a heated argument.
Woody Herman - In 1974, Woody Herman's "Young Thundering Herd" appeared without their leader for Frank Sinatra's television special The Main Event and subsequent album, The Main Event Live.
Empress Farah Diba of Iran and Frank Sinatra, Tehran, 1975.
Peter Falk - In 1978, he appeared on the comedy TV show "The Dean Martin Celebrity Roast", where Frank Sinatra was the evening's victim
In 1980, Sinatra's first album in six years was released, Trilogy: Past Present Future, a highly ambitious triple album that found Sinatra recording songs from the past and present that he had overlooked during his career, while 'The Future' was a free-form suite of new songs linked à la musical theater by a theme, in this case, Sinatra pondering over the future.
Bobby Caldwell - Aside from a minor role in 1988's "Salsa", Caldwell portrayed Frank Sinatra from October 1999 to January 2000 in the Las Vegas stage musical "The Rat Pack is Back", garnering positive reviews
Bobby Caldwell - Caldwell sold albums at a steady pace throughout the 1990s, producing 1991's "Stuck on You", recorded with a 60-piece orchestra, and 1993's "Where Is the Love", the latter having been recorded with musicians who had previously played with Frank Sinatra and Tony Bennett along with a 24-piece orchestra
Nancy Reagan - In 1991, the controversial author Kitty Kelley wrote an unauthorized and largely uncited biography about Nancy Reagan, repeating accounts of a poor relationship with her children and introducing rumors of alleged sexual relations with singer Frank Sinatra
Anita Baker - After almost five years of touring, performing, and recording, Baker took a break, only entering the studio to record the jazz standard "Witchcraft" with Frank Sinatra for his 1993 "Duets" album
Gloria Estefan - Also in 1993, Estefan collaborated with Frank Sinatra on his album "Duets" with the song "Come Rain or Come Shine"
In recognition of his many years of association with Las Vegas , Frank Sinatra was elected to the Gaming Hall of Fame in 1997.
Joe Longthorne - In 2006, Longthorne performed again at the London Palladium, and in 2007 the Variety Club awarded him their Lifetime Achievement Award, which placed him amongst past recipients such as Frank Sinatra, Judy_Garland, Ella Fitzgerald, Wayne Dobson, Freddie "Parrot Faced" Davies and Gary Wilmot
In a 2013 "Vanity Fair" article, Mia Farrow acknowledged that Sinatra may be the father of her son, Ronan Farrow
To commemorate the one hundredth anniversary of his birth, a two-hour prime time musical tribute was aired on CBS television in December 2015