Well, to make a long story short, Sammy Davis Jr. was Jewish! he was not born Jewish, but later on converted to Judaism, which makes him Jewish.
Since Sammy Davis Jr.'s mother was not Jewish, and in Judaism one's religion is based on one's mother's religion, then that makes him also not Jewish (though once again, he was converted to Judaism, which makes him Jewish) . Though he was Jewish, His father was not Jewish...
Sammy Davis Jr. (who's full birth name was Samuel George Davis, Jr.) was born on December 8, 1925 in Harlem, New York City New York, USA.
He was an actor, comedian, singer and dancer, and part of the Rat Pack with Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin, with whom he starred in several films.
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