Darin, Bobby

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Portrait of Bobby Darin (click to view image source)
Bobby Darin
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Name
Darin, Bobby Gender: M
Walden Robert Cassotto
born on 14 May 1936 at 05:28 (= 05:28 AM )
Place Manhattan, New York, 40n46, 73w59
Timezone EDT h4w (is daylight saving time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Steinbrecher
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 23°24' s_mo.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 25°08 Asc.s_taucol.18.gif 17°52'



Biography

American actor, singer and recording artist, best remembered for his song "Mack The Knife" that held the No. 1 slot on Billboard's pop singles chart for nine weeks. His career ranged from Sinatra-like crooning through folk protest. He was an Oscar nominee for his role in "Captain Newman, M.D." "That Funny Feeling" was one of three comedies he played with his wife, Sandra Dee.

Their son Dodd published "Dream Lovers" in 1994 in which he related that his dad was ruthless and selfish, a pampered child. Darin had been born out-of-wedlock to 17-year-old Nina Cassotto whose mother Polly, a retired showgirl, claimed the boy as hers. He was 32 years old before he learned the truth and never did know his dad's name.

He had four bouts of rheumatic fever between 8-13. At 24, he met Sandra Dee, 16, and they were married for seven years.

Darin had his own weekly variety show on NBC in the 1972-73 season. His son accepted the award for him when he was posthumously inducted into the Hall of Fame on 1/17/1990.

Darin died after heart surgery 12/20/1973 at the UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles, CA. He was 37 years old.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

  • child relationship with Darin, Dodd (born 16 December 1961)
  • spouse relationship with Dee, Sandra (born 23 April 1942). Notes: Bitter

Events

  • Death by Heart Attack 20 December 1973 (Heart surgery, age 37, in Los Angeles)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.
  • Work : Prize 17 January 1990 (Hall of Fame)
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Source Notes

B.C. in hand from Steinbrecher

Categories

  • Diagnoses : Body Part Problems : Heart (Rheumatic fever)
  • Family : Childhood : Family traumatic event (Learned at 32 that his sister was really his mom)
  • Family : Relationship : Mate - Noted (Sandra Dee)
  • Personal : Misc. : Changed name (Took a stage name)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress
  • Vocation : Entertainment : TV host/ Personality (Weekly varity show)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Vocalist/ Pop, Rock, etc.
  • Notable : Awards : Hall of Fame (Hall of Fame)
  • Notable : Book Collection : American Book

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