The Rat Pack - The collective showbiz
nickname of entertainers Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr, Peter Lawford and Joey
Bishop as they hung out with the group's leader singer Frank Sinatra.
Peter Lawford, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy
Davis, Jr. & Joey Bishop
Their story is profiled in the book "Rat Pack Confidential: Frank, Dean,
Sammy, Peter, Joey and the last Great Showbiz Party" written by Shawn Levy
The origin of the nickname came about when actress Lauren Bacall saw her
husband Humphrey Bogart standing with Frank Sinatra and commented they looked
like a "Rat Pack."
The HBO TV-Movie The Rat Pack (1998) starred Ray Liotta as Sinatra in
the swinging Las Vegas days of the early 1960s. See also -
"Ol' Blue Eyes"
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