Frank Sinatra had them all — often all at one time.
He had no choice but to let it all hang out,” Dickinson told her blushing interviewer.
“He was just magic — he said it like it was, walked the walk.” Dickinson played his wife in a cameo in the 1960 film “Ocean’s 11,” and after one of their scenes was shot, the director was looking for a second take.
She briefly dated Frank Sinatra, and in the late 1940s allegedly went on a single date with Peter Lawford.
As for Dean Martin, he and Marilyn were good friends...Marilyn was good friends with his wife Jeanne, who he married in 1949.
In an era when women commonly deferred to their husbands and were considered “good wives” if they kept their house in order, tended lovingly to their children and looked the other way, if and when they suspected their spouse was having an affair.
This was the pre-feminist, “Mad Men” era, and just like the popular cable network show — set primarily in the 1960s at an advertising agency on Madison Avenue in New York — the earlier years of Sinatra’s career years were defined by sexism — and a lot of skirt-chasing.
But Sinatra's Las Vegas partying clashed with Farrow's love of New York disco and he wanted her to work less just as her career was taking off.
When she refused Sinatra surprised her with divorce papers on the set of her star-making movie Rosemary's Baby.
But, in 1957, she fell in love with Sammy Davis Jr., who, with his immense popularity, was breaking the race barrier of a firmly segregated entertainment industry.
Sam Kashner chronicles the backlash against their affair, the alleged Mob hit ordered by Cohn which forced Davis to marry black singer Loray White, and the heartbreaking coda to the romance that Hollywood forbade.
It began with a 1953 appearance on the “Colgate Comedy Hour” when Sinatra’s bodyguard summoned her to his dressing room. ” Dickinson replied affirmatively, and “he did take my number,” she recalled with a wink 62 years later.