Dino Paul CROCETTI.
Date of birth : June 7, 1917, Steubenville, Ohio.
Date of death : December 25, 1995, Beverly Hills, California.
Places of living : 511 North Maple Drive, Beverly Hills
363 Copa De Oro Road, Bel Air, California.
Practise : actor.
He began his career in 1950 as a charm singer in a duet with Jerry Lewis.
March 1953 : he participated to the prize-giving of the "Best Young Box Office Personality" to Marilyn
Golf tournament, at the Hillcrest Country Club
At the Villa Capri restaurant :
March 17, 1955, at the Friars Club, New York City
1957 : party with Frank Sinatra
60's : he worked alone and became member of the Sinatra's team, the Rat pack.
In 1961, Marilyn was in Los Angeles and often met him and his wife Jeanne.
On June 7, 1961, he attended Sinatra's show at the Sands, in Las Vegas
August 1961, on the yacht of Romanoff, with Sinatra and Marilyn, Newport Beach, Ca :
He was Marilyn's partner in "Something's Got to Give".
Pictures off set
in the dressing-room
Pictures of the shooting
black and white
He courageously supported her when the Fox dismissed her and replaced her by Lee Remick; so he invoked one of his contract clause stipulating that he could refuse his partner and claimed he wouldn't shot the movie without Marilyn. The Fox sued him, he sued the Fox in his turn, and the shooting could start again, mainly because of his intransigence.After Marilyn had been re hired, she made 2 movie projects with him : a comedy "I Love Louisa" and a detective movie, with no title at the moment, in which the whole team of the Rat Pack would appear.
Among his movies : "The Stooge"' (1952), "Pardners" (1956), "Rio Bravo" (1959), "Kiss Me, Stupid" (1964) :
on the set of "Kiss Me, Stupid", of Billy Wilder:..
1962 : shooting of a publicity with Frank Sinatra and Peter Lawford, "Sargeants Three"
Other pictures :
1963 : he attended a party with Sammy Davis Jr, Paul Newman and Robert Mitchum, among others
1964 : he participated to a party organized by Frank Sinatra in honor of the composer Irving Berlin, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel
1967 : at a golf course
1969 : party "Airport"
He died on December 25, 1995 () and was buried at the Westwood Memorial Park.