Dean Martin adjusts his cuff links backstage before a performance in Las Vegas in 1958. Photo by Allan Grant
I hate the fact that Dean Martin is gone. We need him.
Patrick Mott, 2000
Dean Martin and Dinah Shore, 1956
Dean Martin on the set of Money from Home (1953)
Dean Martin in Robin and the 7 Hoods, 1964
There will never be another Dean Martin. I’m certain his multitude of talents will remain in memories for many years. And aren’t we all very fortunate that he passed through our lives? And left us smiling? I know I am.
Interviewer: Tell me, do you have any regrets at all when you look back at your life? Is there anything that you would have wanted to have done differently in any way at all?
Dean: I wouldn’t change one thing. Not one thing.
Happy 95th Birthday, Dino Paul Crocetti! (June 7, 1917 - December 25, 1995)
Dean Martin at the Bing Crosby Pro-Am at Pebble Beach, 1968
He made music that’s going to stand the test of time and be around forever. People will always be listening to Dean Martin. — Kevin Spacey
He’s got one of the greatest, most recognizable and smooth voices of all time. I’m not gonna lie. I’d love to be Dean Martin. When you hear Dean Martin, he gives you a feeling. It’s a special gift. — Scotty Morris
There is that undeniable force that you can’t put a name on. — Robbie Williams
When he sings, you believe it. He had a great personality that just came across and made you feel like you knew him. — Martina McBride
He could do absolutely anything. — Jerry Lewis
HAPPY 95th BIRTHDAY DINO PAUL CROCETTI!
Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin arriving at Heathrow Airport, 1961
Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin share a light moment during their recording sessions for Sleep Warm in 1958. (Allan Grant—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)
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