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Sinatra is a 1992 CBS biographical drama miniseries about singer Frank Sinatra, developed and executive produced by Frank's youngest daughter Tina Sinatra and approved by Frank himself. Directed by James Steven Sadwith, produced by Richard M. read more

Sinatra is a 1992 CBS biographical drama miniseries about singer Frank Sinatra, developed and executive produced by Frank's youngest daughter Tina Sinatra and approved by Frank himself. Directed by James Steven Sadwith, produced by Richard M. Rosenbloom, and written by William Mastrosimone and Abby Mann. It stars Philip Casnoff, Olympia Dukakis, Joe Santos, Gina Gershon, Nina Siemaszko, Bob Gunton, and Marcia Gay Harden, with some of Sinatra's vocals recreated by Tom Burlinson. It won two and was nominated for seven Emmy Awards, along with a win and two nominations for a Golden Globe Award. Released on November 8, 1992, it was re-released on a two-disc DVD Warner Home Video on May 13, 2008.

Original Release

11/08/1992 on CBS

US Release

11/08/1992

Cast

Rod Steiger Salvatore 'Sam' 'Momo' Giancana
Marcia Gay Harden Ava Gardner
Chris Weatherhead Mercedes McCambridge
Olympia Dukakis Dolly Sinatra
Gina Gershon Nancy Barbato Sinatra
Brad Blaisdell Skitch Henderson
Jeff Corey Quinlin
Andy Buckley Actor Playing Prew
Jay Robinson Major Bowes
David Raynr Sammy Davis Jr. / Sammy Davis, Jr.
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 Part I Sunday, 08 November 1992
2 Part II Tuesday, 10 November 1992

Directors

James Steven Sadwith

Writers

William Mastrosimone, Abby Mann

Cast

Rod Steiger Salvatore 'Sam' 'Momo' Giancana
Marcia Gay Harden Ava Gardner
Chris Weatherhead Mercedes McCambridge
Olympia Dukakis Dolly Sinatra
Gina Gershon Nancy Barbato Sinatra
Brad Blaisdell Skitch Henderson
Jeff Corey Quinlin
Andy Buckley Actor Playing Prew
Jay Robinson Major Bowes
David Raynr Sammy Davis Jr. / Sammy Davis, Jr.
Bob Gunton Tommy Dorsey
Lisa Collins Starlet
Joe Santos Marty Sinatra
Nina Siemaszko Mia Farrow
Matt Landers Mickey Rudin
Corey Rand Maitre D'
Beverley Mitchell Little Nancy at 7-9
Joe Grifasi George Evans
Tony Simotes Buddy Rich
Danny Gans Dean Martin

Producers

Editors

Scott Vickrey, Steve Potter

1993Golden GlobeBest Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television Won
1993Golden GlobeBest Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television Nominated
1993Golden GlobeBest Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television Nominated
1993EmmyOutstanding Individual Achievement in Art Direction for a Miniseries or a Special Nominated
1993EmmyOutstanding Individual Achievement in Cinematography for a Miniseries or a Special Nominated
1993EmmyOutstanding Individual Achievement in Costume Design for a Miniseries or a Special Won
1993EmmyOutstanding Individual Achievement in Directing for a Miniseries or a Special Won
1993EmmyOutstanding Individual Achievement in Editing for a Miniseries or a Special - Single Camera Production Nominated
1993EmmyOutstanding Individual Achievement in Hairstyling for a Miniseries or a Special Nominated
1993EmmyOutstanding Individual Achievement in Music Direction Nominated
1993EmmyOutstanding Miniseries Nominated
1993EmmyOutstanding Sound Mixing for a Drama Miniseries or a Special Nominated
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