Tracey Davis Wiki – Tracey Davis Biography
Tracey Davis, the daughter of Sammy Davis Jr. and May Britt, died on November 2, according to her husband.
He told the Associated Press that Davis died on November 2 in Franklin, Tennessee, after suffering from an illness for a short period of time. Garner told the agency, “She loved and adored her kids more than anything. Needless to say, they are all shocked and devastated by the loss of their mother, as are Tracey’s mother, May-Britt Ringquist and her brothers.”
She was 59 years old.
Tracey Davis Died
Tracey Davis, an author and daughter of Rat Pack entertainer Sammy Davis Jr. and actress May Britt, has died. She was 59.
Davis’ ex-husband Guy Garner told The Associated Press that Davis died in Franklin, Tennessee, on Nov. 2 after a short illness, but the cause of death was not yet determined.
She was the daughter of Sammy Davis Jr. and May Britt.
Sammy Davis Jr. was married to Swedish actress May Britt Ringquist, 87, between 1960 and 1968.
Davis wrote about her experiences growing up as the daughter of one of the most famous entertainers in the world in the 1996 book Sammy Davis Jr.: My Father. Davis returned to the same subject for her 2014 book, Sammy Davis Jr.: A Personal Journey With My Father.
In her second book, Davis said that as a result of her father and mother’s interracial relationship, he was denied a performance at President John F. Kennedy’s inauguration, according to ABC News.
Husband And Children
Tracey married to Guy Garner.
Jet Magazine reported in August 1990, a few months after Sammy Davis Jr.’s May 16 death that Tracey Davis “brought a final joy” to her father by giving birth to a son in April 1990.
Deadline reported in October 2020 that Davis’ first book will be made into a movie at MGM studios. The movie will focus on the entertainer’s later career. The movie will include “impressionistic flashbacks” while “painting the picture of his rise from child prodigy to global superstar.”
Davis told Deadline that her parents “took on the world, choosing love and compassion over hatred and bigotry, and I am a product of that decision.” She went on to describe her father as “extraordinary” and a man who “fought tough battles” in the entertainment industry. Davis added, “He was not an easy road, but, as he did in all aspects of his life, he gave it everything he had. We plan to do the same with this film.”