Altovise Davis Biography
Birthday: August 30, 1943 (Virgo)
Born In: Charlotte, North Carolina
Altovise Davis was an American dancer and actress, best recognized as the third wife of the legendary American showman Sammy Davis Jr. She performed as a chorus-line dancer in many musical shows on Broadway and in London. During the course of her career, the diva featured in guest roles on many popular television series, including ‘CHiPs’ and ‘Charlie's Angels’. She also portrayed minor roles in different films like ‘Can't Stop the Music’, ‘Boardwalk’, ‘Kingdom of the Spiders’ and ‘Welcome to Arrow Beach’. Altovise met Sammy while she was performing in a Broadway show, and they hit it off right away. Eventually, Altovise became the lead singer-dancer of a nightclub show created by Sammy. They had a thriving married life of over two decades before Sammy succumbed to throat cancer. Together, they adopted a son named Manny. Altovise got embroiled in tax problems after Sammy’s death. Although she settled it in 1997, her name still featured in the list of top 250 delinquent taxpayers of California Franchise Tax Board in 2008. In the following year, she succumbed to complications from a stroke.