DARIN Bobby( American singer, actor)
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Bobby Darin was born in the Bronx, New York - American singer. Real name Kassotto Robert Walden (Walden Robert Cassotto).
. During those thirty-seven and a half years, . that fate gave Bobby Darin, . he had not so little: he sang rock 'n' roll, . country and jazz, . repeatedly rose to the top of American and British charts, . acted in films and was honored with Grammy and Oscar, . and also succeeded in the political arena.,
. He lost both parents, and after leaving school he studied briefly in manhattenskom Hunter College, who threw to devote himself entirely to show business
. Acquainted with music publisher Don Kirchner, Robert began writing songs for his Aldon Music, and later signed a contract with Decca, for the stage by selecting an alias Bobby Darin: according to legend, he found it randomly opened a telephone directory!
. After three more setbacks, he finally succeeded with the works of twelve minutes a song Splish Splash, which became the anthem of the summer of 1958 teenagers, and in August climbed to the 3rd line charts
. The song Mack The Knife Bobby was the only break to the top of U.S. list, . and reached the first row in Britain (where three months earlier led the Top Dream Lover) and earned him two Grammy, . as the best newcomer, . as well as for best male vocal.,
. In 1960 he went to Hollywood and in the next few years, starred in films Heller In Pink Tights (with Sophia Loren and Anthony Quinn, . 1960), . Come September (with rock Hudson, . 1961), . State Fair (with Pat Boone, . 1961), . Too Late Blues (with Stella Stevens, . 1961), . Pressure Point (with Sidney Poitier, . 1962), . Hell Is For Heroes (1962, . Steve McQueen) and Captain Newman MD (1963),
. The latter brought him and Oscar for Best Supporting Actress. Darin in the film showed an obvious talent.
In 1968, Darin took an active part in the election campaign of his friend and admirer of Robert Kennedy. The death of Kennedy was for him a heavy blow: Bobby hid from everyone and for almost a year lived in the wagon of somewhere in southern California.
. He appeared in Las Vegas, . surgery to implant an artificial heart valve, . and in January 1973, began his own television program on national television and married his secretary, Andrea Joy Yeager (his first marriage to actress Sandra Dee broke up in 1967),
. In May 1973, the screens went out of his new film Happy Mother's Day (with Patty Neal) and 20 December the same year during a replacement heart valve in a clinic in Los Angeles, without regaining consciousness, died.