A Personal Photolog: Dean Martin from Childhood to His Last Day

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Born on June 7, 1917, Dean Martin became one of the most celebrated American actor, singer, film producer, and comedian jack of all trades of his time. He rose to fame in the mid-20th century, and was called ‘The King of Cool’ due to his charming self-assurance and effortless charisma. He was also half of the Martin and Lewis comedy duo with Jerry Lewis. He was also a member of the famous Rat Pack. He was a star in night clubs, on concert stages, in recordings, on television, and in motion pictures.
 
He also starred in TV shows like The Dean Martin Celebrity Roast and The Dean Martin Show among others. He also gave us unforgettable hits like That’s Amore, Memories Are Made of This, Everybody Loves Somebody, Volare, and Sway.
 
He passed away on December 25, 1995, after a battle with lung cancer. His legacy will always be passed on from generation to generation, and he will always be a legend in the industry.
 
Let’s take a look at his life from his childhood until his last appearance.