Bobby Darin Overview:

Legendary actor, Bobby Darin, was born Walden Robert Cassotto on May 14, 1936 in The Bronx, NY. Darin died at the age of 37 on Dec 20, 1973 in Los Angeles, CA .

HONORS and AWARDS:

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Although Darin was nominated for one Oscar, he never won a competitive Academy Award.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1963Best Supporting ActorCaptain Newman, M.D. (1963)Corp. Jim TompkinsNominated
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He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Recording.

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I Heart ~ Captain Newman, MD (1963) and the Academy Award Nomination

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Bobby Darin Quotes:

Sgt. Jim Larkin: [after the squad is fired on by a German machine gun] You guys are covered here, but walk carefully beyond this point.
Pvt. Dave Corby: Walk? Are you out of your mind? I'm gonna dig a subway.


Sgt. Jim Larkin: Hey, Corby, what's the matter with you? Can't you forget about that loot? You're in a church.
Pvt. Dave Corby: This ain't a church no more, Sergeant. And besides, even if it was, so what?
Sgt. Jim Larkin: Well it used to be, J.J. You oughtta have respect for things that used to be.
Pvt. Dave Corby: What are you buckin' for chaplain or something? I got respect, Sergeant. Plenty. But its not for somebody I can't see.


Sgt. Jim Larkin: [checking on Driscoll's training] How we doing?
Pvt. Dave Corby: Oh, splendid, Sergeant. He still can't hit anything, but he loads like a genius.


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Bobby Darin Facts
Was portrayed by Kevin Spacey in Beyond the Sea (2004/I).

Did not find out until the age of 32 that the woman he thought to be his sister was in fact his mother and and the woman he thought was his deceased mother was in fact his grandmother. This was listed in VH1's "100 Most Shocking Moments in Rock and Roll History" (2001).

Went to the Bronx High School of Science

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