Friday, April 22, 2022


A fabulous post from our friends at European Film Star Postcards on Dean Martin.

Dean Martin

American actor, singer, and comedian Dean Martin (1917-1995) was one of the most popular and enduring American entertainers of the mid-20th century. The charismatic and self-assured Martin was nicknamed 'The King of Cool'......Dean Martin was born Dino Paul Crocetti in Steubenville, Ohio, in 1917. His parents were Gaetano Alfonso "Guy" Crocetti, an Italian immigrant and barber, and his Ohio-born wife, Angela (Barra) Crocetti. He spoke only Italian until age five. Martin came up the hard way, with such jobs as a boxer ("Kid Crochet"), a steel mill worker, a gas station worker, and a casino croupier/dealer. Read and see more at

1 comment:

  1. My grandmother loved this guy, Al Martino and Perry Como.