Dean Martin The Coolest Cat that Ever Lived
Truly there has only been one Dean Martin. And yes he was everyone’s version of Cool. This is a wonderful video describing and celebrating Dean Martin and his approach to life.
Dean Martin the epitome of Cool
A number of Martin songs have been featured across popular culture for decades. Hits such as “Ain’t That a Kick in the Head”, “Sway”, “You’re Nobody Till Somebody Loves You”, “That’s Amore”, and Dean Martin’s signature song “Everybody Loves Somebody” have been in films (such as the Oscar-winning Logorama, A Bronx Tale, Casino, Goodfellas, Payback, Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol, Sexy Beast, Moonstruck, Vegas Vacation, Swingers and Return to Me), television series (such as American Dad!, Friends, The Sopranos, House MD and Samurai Jack), video games (such as The Godfather: The Game, The Godfather II, Fallout: New Vegas and Mafia II), and fashion shows (such as the 2008 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show).
Dean Martin during his Variety Show – Thursday Nights at 9 PM – back in the day…
Danny Gans portrayed Martin in the 1992 CBS miniseries Sinatra. Martin was portrayed by Joe Mantegna in the 1998 HBO movie about Sinatra and Martin titled The Rat Pack. Mantegna was nominated for both an Emmy Award and a Golden Globe Award for the role. British actor Jeremy Northam portrayed the entertainer in the 2002 made-for-TV movie Martin and Lewis, alongside Will & Grace‘s Sean Hayes as Jerry Lewis.
Dean and Jerry from the early 50’s