Frank Sinatra

Frank Sinatra was an American singer and actor. He rose to fame in the 1940s as a singer and had over 80 Top 20 singles from 1939 to 1947. He also gained recognition as an actor starring in films like 1945's Anchors Aweigh, 1947's It Happened in Brooklyn and 1949's On the Town. Sinatra achieved critical acclaim for his acting in the 1953 film From Here to Eternity, which earned him the Academy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role and a Golden Globe. He followed that success with a series of critically acclaimed albums, including In the Wee Small Hours (1955), Songs for Swingin' Lovers! (1956), Come Fly with Me (1958), and Only the Lonely (1958) and several hit singles. Sinatra's other films include The Man with the Golden Arm (1955), Guys and Dolls (1955), Pal Joey (1957), Ocean's 11 (1960) and The Manchurian Candidate (1962). His most popular songs include "Young At Heart," "Love and Marriage," "Strangers in the Night," "Theme from New York, New York" and his signature song, "My Way." He was a popular concert performer for over 50 years, particularly in Las Vegas. He received 11 Grammy Awards, including the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, two honorary Academy Awards, a Kennedy Center Honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom and the Congressional Gold Medal. Sinatra was also known for his high-profile friendships with fellow entertainers Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., Joey Bishop and Peter Lawford (dubbed the "Rat Pack") and his four marriages, including those to actresses Ava Gardner (1951-1957) and Mia Farrow (1966-1968). He died in 1998 after suffering two heart attacks.
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