Friday, April 22, 2022
NEW FROM EFSP: DEAN MARTIN
A fabulous post from our friends at European Film Star Postcards on Dean Martin.
Dean MartinAmerican 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 https://filmstarpostcards.blogspot.com/2022/04/dean-martin.html