Inducted to the Walk of Fame on May 26, 1982 with 1 star. Comments
Bobby Darin
Quick Facts
Born:
May 14,
Bronx-New York, New York, USA
Education:
Hunter College, NY
Ethnicity:
Caucasian
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Bobby Darin, born Walden Robert Perciville Cassotto, was a two-time Grammy award winning American singer, Oscar nominated actor and accomplished musician.

Darin performed widely in a range of music genres, including pop, rock, jazz, folk and country. Although unknown to his public, his health was dangerously fragile and strongly motivated him to succeed within the limited lifetime he feared he would, and ultimately did, have.

Darin married Sandra Dee; they met while making the film Come September. They made a few more movies together at Universal Studios that were moderately successful. They had one son, Dodd Mitchell Darin. She and Darin divorced in 1967.

He was also an actor, singer/songwriter and music business entrepreneur. His wish for a legacy was "to be remembered

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