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 .
MINI BIO:Pop star turned actor whose popularity waned along with the collapse of his marriage (1960-1967) to Sandra Dee. His intensive, explosive acting style was dissipated in vapid comedies, although not before he had been nominated for an Oscar. Darin remarried and was making a new start to an acting career when he died at 39 following heart surgery. Oscar-nominated for Captain Newman MD. (Source: available at Amazon Quinlan's Film Stars).
HONORS and AWARDS:.
Although Darin was nominated for one Oscar, he never won a competitive Academy Award.
|1963||Best Supporting Actor||Captain Newman, M.D. (1963)||Corp. Jim Tompkins||Nominated|
He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Recording.
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