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Walden Robert Cassotto information

Walden Robert Cassotto information

Birth date: May 14, 1936
Birth place: East Harlem, New York City
Death date: 1973-12-20
Height:5' 8½" (1.74 m)
Profession:Soundtrack, Actor, Composer
Spouse:Sandra Dee; ; child (divorced)
Children:Dodd Darin

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Bobby Darin (born Walden Robert Cassotto; May 14, 1936 – December 20, 1973) was an American singer, songwriter, and actor of film and television. He performed in a range of music genres, including pop, rock'n'roll, folk, and country.He started as a songwriter for Connie Francis, and recorded his own first million-seller "Splish Splash" in 1958. This was followed by "Dream Lover", "Mack the Knife", and "Beyond the Sea", which brought him world fame. In 1962, he won a Golden Globe for his first film Come September, co-starring his first wife, Sandra Dee.Throughout the 1960s, he became more politically active and worked on Robert Kennedy's Democratic presidential campaign. He was present on the night of June 4/5, 1968, at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles at the time of Kennedy's assassination. The same year, he discovered that he had been brought up by his grandparents, not his parents, and that the girl he thought was his sister was actually his mother. These events deeply affected Darin and sent him into a long period of seclusion.Although he made a successful television comeback, his health was beginning to fail, as he had always expected, following bouts of rheumatic fever in childhood. This knowledge of his vulnerability had always spurred him on to exploit his musical talent while still young. He died at age 37, following a heart operation in Los Angeles. Wikipedia

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Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Living Seas1986TV Movie performer: "Splish Splash" / writer: "Splish Splash"
Baby Love1984performer: "Splish Splash", "Dream Lover" / writer: "Splish Splash", "Dream Lover"
Diner1982performer: "Dream Lover", "Beyond the Sea" / writer: "Dream Lover"
Saturday Night Live1979TV Series writer - 1 episode
Good Old Days Part II1978TV Special performer: "Mack the Knife"
American Hot Wax1978performer: "Splish Splash" / writer: "Splish Splash"
The Brady Bunch Variety Hour1976TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Likes of Louise1974writer: "Dream Lover" - uncredited
That'll Be the Day1973performer: "Dream Lover" - uncredited / writer: "Dream Lover" - uncredited
The Bobby Darin Show1973TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Dean Martin Show1970TV Series writer - 1 episode
Kustom Kar Kommandos1970Short writer: "Dream Lover" - uncredited
The Jerry Lewis Show1968TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Kraft Music Hall1967-1968TV Series performer - 2 episodes
Movin' with Nancy1967TV Special writer: "Things"
Bobby Darin in London1967TV Movie performer: "Don't Rain on My Parade", "About a Quarter to Nine", "Once Upon a Time", "I Wish I Were in Love Again", "Mack the Knife", "One for My Baby", "The Girl Who Stood Beside Me", "Funny What Love Can Do", "What'd I Say", "That's All" / writer: "Funny What Love Can Do"
Gunfight in Abilene1967lyrics: "Amy" / music: "Amy" / performer: "Amy"
Mickie Finn's1966TV Series performer - 1 episode
Hollywood a Go Go1965TV Series writer - 2 episodes
That Darn Cat!1965performer: "That Darn Cat!"
Shindig!1965TV Series writer - 3 episodes
That Funny Feeling1965performer: "That Funny Feeling" / writer: "That Funny Feeling"
The Lively Set1964lyrics: "The Lively Set", "If You Love Him", "Casey Wake Up!" / music: "The Lively Set", "If You Love Him", "Look at Me", "Boss Barracuda", "Casey Wake Up!"
La sombra de los hijos1964writer: "Cosas Things"
The Jack Benny ProgramTV Series performer - 1 episode, 1964 writer - 1 episode, 1964
The Dinah Shore Chevy Show1963TV Series performer - 1 episode
If a Man Answers1962lyrics: "If A Man Answers", "A True, True Love" / music: "If A Man Answers", "A True, True Love" / performer: "If A Man Answers", "A True, True Love"
State Fair1962performer: "It's A Grand Night For Singing", "This Isn't Heaven"
Come September1961lyrics: "'Come September' Theme", "Multiplication" / music: "'Come September' Theme", "Multiplication"
Bobby Darin and Friends1961TV Special "I Wish I Were in Love Again", uncredited / performer: "I Got Rhythm" uncredited, "I Got Plenty of Nothin'" uncredited, "I Have Dreamed" uncredited, "Give Me a Little Kiss" uncredited, "Slow Boat to China" uncredited, "Teach Me Tonight" uncredited, "Some of These Days" uncredited, "Down with Love" uncredited, "You Keep Goin' My Way" uncredited, "You Don't Know" uncredited, "Some People" uncredited, "Lucky Pierre" uncredited, "I've Had It" uncredited, "Zuma Zuma Baca La" uncredited, "D
Pepe1960performer: "That's How It Went, All Right"
The George Burns Show1960TV Special performer: "Won't You Come Home Bill Bailey", "My Funny Valentine", "Buttons and Bows" - uncredited
Tall Story1960performer: "Tall Story"
Startime1959TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Dick Clark ShowTV Series performer - 1 episode, 1958 writer - 1 episode, 1958
Run All Night2015performer: "Christmas Auld Lang Syne"
Revenge2014TV Series performer - 1 episode
Bates MotelTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2014 writer - 1 episode, 2014
Small Time2014performer: "Beyond the Sea"
Krueger: The Slasher from Elm Street2014Short performer: "Mack the Knife"
Dancing with the StarsTV Series 1 episode, 2014 performer - 1 episode, 2008
Dancing on Ice2014TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Grudge Match2013performer: "Once In A Lifetime"
VegasTV Series performer - 4 episodes, 2012 - 2013 writer - 1 episode, 2013
Celebrity Splash! AustraliaTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2013 writer - 1 episode, 2013
Spise med Price2013TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode
The Dictator2012writer: "Splish Splash"
Pan Am2011TV Series performer - 2 episodes
The Vampire Diaries2011TV Series writer - 1 episode
20 to 1TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode, 2011 writer - 1 episode, 2011
Standing Ovation2010writer: "Splish Splash"
Rock & ChipsTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2010 writer - 1 episode, 2010
Hitchhiker Munchkins2009Short performer: "More Theme From nm4688935"
White Collar2009TV Series performer - 1 episode
So You Think You Can Dance2009TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story2009Documentary performer: "That Darn Cat"
Nip/TuckTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2009 writer - 1 episode, 2009
That's Amore!: Italian-American Favorites2008TV Movie performer: "Mack the Knife" - uncredited
Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer2007performer: "Beyond the Sea"
Afterfall2007Short "Dream Lover"
How About You...2007performer: "How About You"
BioShock2007Video Game performer: "Beyond The Sea"
It Takes Two2007TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Savages2007writer: "Two of a Kind"
Torvill & Dean's Dancing on Ice2006TV Series performer - 2 episodes
My Quick Way Out2006performer: "Mack the Knife"
Two for the Money2005performer: "I'm Sitting on Top of the World"
Because of Winn-Dixie2005writer: "Splish Splash"
Beyond the Sea2004writer: "Splish Splash" 1958, "18 Yellow Roses", "Dream Lover" 1959, "Change" 1968, "Simple Song of Freedom" 1969, "As Long as I'm Singing" 1962
Plauto, recuerdo distorsionado de un tonto eventual2004performer: "Beyond the Sea La Mer"
The Sopranos2004TV Series performer - 1 episode
Arrested Development2003TV Series performer - 1 episode
Joan of Arcadia2003TV Series performer - 1 episode
Matchstick Men2003performer: "The Good Life", "Beyond the Sea"
Gay Hollywood2003TV Movie documentary performer: "Don't Rain on My Parade"
I'll Be There2003performer: "Irresistible You"
It Runs in the Family2003performer: "You'll Never Know"
Austin Powers in Goldmember2002performer: "Beyond The Sea"
61*2001TV Movie performer: "Dream Lover" / writer: "Dream Lover"
Sweet November2001performer: "The Other Half of Me"
What Women Want2000performer: "Mack The Knife"
Lucky Numbers2000performer: "Mack The Knife"
American Beauty1999performer: "Don't Rain On My Parade", "As Long As I'm Singing", "Call Me Irresponsible", "Where Love Has Gone" / writer: "As Long As I'm Singing"
A Walk on the Moon1999performer: "More 'Ti guardero nel cuore'" 1962
You've Got Mail1998performer: "Splish Splash" / writer: "Splish Splash"
Out of Sight1998writer: "Things"
From the Earth to the Moon1998TV Mini-Series performer - 2 episodes
Ally McBeal1998TV Series writer - 1 episode
A Life Less Ordinary1997performer: "BEYOND THE SEA"
Cop Land1997performer: "Beyond the Sea"
Air Bud1997writer: "Splish Splash"
Out to Sea1997performer: "More Ti guardero nel cuore" 1962
Traveller1997writer: "Dream Lover"
Swingers1996performer: "I'm Beginning to See the Light"
Apollo 131995performer: "Beyond The Sea"
Quiz Show1994performer: "MACK THE KNIFE"
The X-Files1994TV Series performer - 1 episode
Jack the Bear1993writer: "Dream Lover"
Amos & Andrew1993performer: "Beyond The Sea"
Hot Shots!1991writer: "Dream Lover"
Havana1990/Iperformer: "Beyond the Sea"
Quantum LeapTV Series performer - 1 episode, 1990 writer - 1 episode, 1990
Goodfellas1990performer: "Beyond the Sea"
The Adventures of Ford Fairlane1990performer: "Beyond the Sea"
C'est la vie1990performer: "Dream Lover" / writer: "Dream Lover"
Muj prítel d'Artagnan1989music: "Jó, tresne zrály Jailer Bring Me Water"
Black Rain1989performer: "BEYOND THE SEA"
Sea of Love1989performer: "BEYOND THE SEA"
Dream Baby1989TV Movie arranger: "Bill Bailey, Won't You Please Come Home?" - uncredited / writer: "Splish Splash" - uncredited
Tequila Sunrise1988performer: "Beyond the Sea"
Johnny Be Good1988performer: "Mack the Knife"
Aloha Summer1988performer: "Beyond the Sea", "Splish Splash", "Dream Lover" / writer: "Splish Splash", "Dream Lover"
Young Love: Lemon Popsicle 71987performer: "Splish Splash" / writer: "Splish Splash"
Rags to Riches1987TV Series writer - 1 episode

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Sesame Street1989-1993TV SeriesSinger 'Splish Splash'
Happy Mother's Day, Love George1973Eddie
Night Gallery1972TV SeriesLandau (segment "Dead Weight")
Cade's County1971TV SeriesBilly Dobbs
Ironside1971TV SeriesCharlie Rhine
The Happy Ending1969Franco (as Robert Darin)
The Danny Thomas Hour1968TV SeriesLonnie
Cop-Out1967Barney Teale
Gunfight in Abilene1967Cal Wayne
Run for Your Life1966TV SeriesMark Shepherd
The Red Skelton Hour1965TV SeriesIndian Medicine Man Running Fever
That Funny Feeling1965Tom Milford
Burke's Law1965TV SeriesRoland Trivers
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre1964TV SeriesBrad Kubec
Wagon Train1964TV SeriesJohn Gillman
Captain Newman, M.D.1963Cpl. Jim Tompkins
If a Man Answers1962Eugene Wright
Pressure Point1962Patient
Hell Is for Heroes1962Pvt. Corby
State Fair1962Jerry Dundee
Too Late Blues1961John 'Ghost' Wakefield
Come September1961Tony
Pepe1960Bobby Darin
Startime1959TV SeriesBobby Darin
Shadows1959Man Wearing Sun Glasses, Dancing and Later Chewing Gum at Rehearsal (uncredited)
Hennesey1959TV SeriesHoneyboy Jones

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Gunfight in Abilene1967
That Funny Feeling1965
The Lively Set1964

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Bobby Darin Show1973TV Series written by - 1 episode
The Vendors1969writer

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Vendors1969

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Vendors1969producer

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Bobby Darin: The Darin Invasion2003VideoHimself (Host & Vocalist)
The Bobby Darin Show1973TV SeriesHimself - Host
The Midnight Special1973TV SeriesHimself
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson1962-1973TV SeriesHimself
The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour1972TV SeriesHimself
Dean Martin Presents: The Bobby Darin Amusement Co.1972TV SeriesHimself - Host
Engelbert with the Young Generation1972TV SeriesHimself
The David Frost Show1972TV SeriesHimself
The 14th Annual Grammy Awards1972TV SpecialHimself
Flip1970-1972TV SeriesHimself
Goin' Back to Indiana1971TV SpecialHimself
Celebrity Bowling1971TV Series 1971
The Darin Invasion1970TV MovieHimself - Host
The Andy Williams Show1970TV SeriesHimself
The Mike Douglas Show1962-1970TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Singer / Songwriter
Disco 21970TV SeriesHimself
The Golden Shot1970TV SeriesHimself
Della1969-1970TV SeriesHimself
This Is Tom Jones1969TV Series documentaryHimself
The Barbara McNair Show1969TV SeriesHimself
The Joey Bishop Show1967-1969TV SeriesHimself
The Dean Martin Show1969TV SeriesHimself
The Kraft Music Hall1967-1969TV SeriesHimself - Host / Himself / George M. Cohan
Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In1968TV SeriesHimself - Guest Performer
...And Debbie Makes Six1968TV SpecialHimself
The Jerry Lewis Show1968TV SeriesHimself
First Annual All-Star Celebrity Baseball Game1967TV SpecialHimself - Celebrity
Dream Girl of '671967TV SeriesHimself - Bachelor Judge
Dateline: Hollywood1967TV SeriesHimself
Bobby Darin in London1967TV MovieHimself
ABC Stage 671967TV SeriesHimself
Gala de l'Unicef1966TV SeriesHimself - Musician
The Roger Miller Show1966TV SeriesHimself
Ready, Steady, Go!1966TV SeriesHimself
The Andy Williams Show1964-1966TV SeriesHimself
Mickie Finn's1966TV SeriesHimself
The Danny Kaye Show1965TV SeriesHimself
The 37th Annual Academy Awards1965TV SpecialHimself - Audience Member
The Match Game1965TV SeriesTeam Captain
What's My Line?1960-1965TV SeriesHimself - Mystery Guest / Himself - Guest Panelist
New American Bandstand 19651957-1964TV SeriesHimself
The 36th Annual Academy Awards1964TV SpecialHimself - Nominee: Best Actor in a Supporting Role
I've Got a Secret1964TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Object Is1964TV SeriesHimself
Here's Edie1964TV SeriesHimself
The Jack Benny Program1964TV SeriesHimself
Music Shop1963TV MovieHimself
The Judy Garland Show1963TV SeriesHimself
The Dinah Shore Chevy Show1963TV SeriesHimself - Singer
The Jerry Lester Show1963TV SeriesHimself
President Kennedy's Birthday Salute1962TV MovieHimself
The Bob Hope Show1960-1962TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
Here's Hollywood1962TV SeriesHimself
The Merv Griffin Show1962TV SeriesHimself
The Ed Sullivan Show1959-1962TV SeriesHimself - Singer
The 34th Annual Academy Awards1962TV SpecialHimself - Audience Member
At This Very Moment1962TV SpecialHimself
The 33rd Annual Academy Awards1961TV SpecialHimself - Co-Presenter: Music Awards
Bobby Darin and Friends1961TV SpecialHimself - Host / Singer
Phillies Jackpot Bowling1961TV SeriesHimself
The Jackie Gleason Show1961TV SeriesHimself / Guest
This Is Your Life1959-1961TV SeriesHimself
Dan Raven1960TV SeriesHimself
The Dick Clark Show1958-1960TV SeriesHimself
The George Burns Show1960TV SpecialBobby Darin
Spectacular1960TV SeriesHimself - Host
This Is Bobby Darin1960TV MovieHimself - Star
Val Parnell's Sunday Night at the London Palladium1960TV SeriesHimself - Singer
Sunday Showcase1959TV SeriesHimself - Performer
The Timex Show1959TV MovieHimself
The Big Party1959TV SeriesHimself
Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall1959TV SeriesHimself - Singer
The Bob Crosby Show1958TV SeriesHimself
Stage Show1956TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
My Music: John Sebastian Presents Folk Rewind2010TV MovieHimself
My Music: Love Songs of the '50s and '60s2008TV MovieHimself
That's Amore!: Italian-American Favorites2008TV MovieHimself
Mike Douglas: Moments & Memories2008VideoHimself
Elvis Presley: Hot Shots and Cool Clips Volume 22007VideoHimself
Bobby Darin Singing at His Best2004VideoHimself
Beyond the Sea2004Himself (uncredited)
Tom Dowd & the Language of Music2003DocumentaryHimself
Bob Hope's Funniest Out-Takes2002TV MovieHimself
The Nightclub Years2001TV Special documentaryHimself
The Songmakers Collection2001VideoHimself
Biography2001TV Series documentaryHimself
The Greatest2001TV Series documentaryHimself
Bobby Darin: Beyond the Song1998TV Movie documentaryHimself
Laugh-In Past Christmas Present1993TV SpecialHimself
Great Performances1985TV SeriesHimself
Good Old Days Part II1978TV SpecialHimself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1982Star on the Walk of FameWalk of FameRecordingAwarded posthumously on May 26, 1982 at 1735 Vine Street
1962Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USAMost Promising Newcomer - MaleCome September (1961)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1966Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Original Song in a Motion PictureThat Funny Feeling (1965)
1964OscarAcademy Awards, USABest Actor in a Supporting RoleCaptain Newman, M.D. (1963)
1964Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Supporting ActorCaptain Newman, M.D. (1963)
1964Golden LaurelLaurel AwardsTop Male Supporting PerformanceCaptain Newman, M.D. (1963)
1963Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Motion Picture Actor - DramaPressure Point (1962)
1962Golden LaurelLaurel AwardsTop Male New Personality5th place.


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#Fact
1Half-brother of Gary Walden.
2On April 24, 1958, just weeks prior to release of his breakthrough hit of "Splish Splash" for Atco Records, Darin recorded "Early In The Morning" and "Now We're One", for Decca Records. At that time, he had a few days left on his contract with Atco and was expecting to be released, but as it turned out, he was retained. Following the release of "Splish Splash", on Atco, Decca, through their subsidiary Brunswick, released "Early In The Morning"/"Now We're One" as a single, under the name of "The Rinky Dinks", Darin's back up girl group, for his Decca sessions. After Darin's voice was easily discovered on The Brunswick recordings and as he was under contract to Atco, his Brunswick recordings were withdrawn from the market and secured by Atco. Atco then , released "Early In The Morning"/ "Now We're One", by "Bobby Darin and The Rinky Dinks". In a subsequent move by Decca Records, Decca had Buddy Holly cover the both songs on a single for their subsidiary, Coral Records, where Holly was already established with such hits as "Peggy Sue and,"Rave On". Decca was hoping to recover the loss from the earlier withdrawn single. Darin's version of "Early In The Morning" entered Billboard's Pop 100 first and peaked at #24, Holly's version reached #32.
3He made his TV debut on March 10, 1956, on The Dorsey Brothers' Stage Show (1954), performing "Rock Island Line".
4Early in his career, while performing "Rock Island Line" on The Dorsey Brothers' Stage Show (1954), he had the lyrics written on the palms of his hands, as he had to learn the song on short notice.
5Seriously campaigned for the role of "Tony" in West Side Story (1961). Ironically, he would wind up winning his only Golden Globe in 1962 for "Most Promising Newcomer" in a virtual tie with with Richard Beymer, who got the role as "Tony" and Warren Beatty, who had also seriously campaigned for the same role.
6He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Recording at 1735 Vine Street in Hollywood, California.
7In 1964, he was "The Heart Ambassador" for The Heart Fund charity.
8Inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1999.
9Was portrayed by Kevin Spacey in Beyond the Sea (2004).
10He signed Wayne Newton to his record producing company (TM Music) and had him record "Danke Schoen", which was originally supposed to be recorded by Darin himself.
11His #1 hit song, "Mack the Knife", had a strange connection with the number "59": it was the 59th #1 single of the rock era, it entered the Billboard charts at #59, and was the second biggest-selling record of 1959.
12Recorded with legendary Nashville guitarist Hank Garland.
13Went to the Bronx High School of Science
14He lost his hair in his early 20s and wore a toupee thereafter.
15His maternal grandfather was of Italian descent, and his maternal grandmother had Danish and English ancestry.
16When he was still a struggling songwriter at the now famous Brill Building he met then up-and-coming singer Connie Francis. After a rocky beginning, the two hit it off and were soon madly in love. He had wanted to marry Connie but her overprotective father wouldn't let her date, let alone marry, anyone. When Darin suggested the two elope, he was chased from one of her shows by her father with a gun. The two only saw one another twice after that incident, once during a television appearance in which the two sang together and once during the filming of This Is Your Life (1952) of which Connie was the subject, in which the announcer had congratulated Bobby on his recent marriage to actress Sandra Dee. Connie has stated several times that not marrying Bobby was one of the biggest mistakes she has ever made in her life.
17Elected to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1990.
18Did not find out until the age of 32 that the woman he thought to be his sister was in fact his mother and and the woman he thought was his deceased mother was in fact his grandmother. This was listed in VH1's The Greatest: 100 Most Shocking Moments in Rock and Roll History (2001).
19Rather than internment, his body was donated to the UCLA Medical Center.
20Son, Dodd Mitchell Cassotto (aka Dodd Darin), with Sandra Dee.

#Quote
1I want to be a legend by the time I'm twenty-five.
2Conceit is thinking you're great; egotism is knowing it.


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