Dean Martin

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Quotes (13)

  • Dean Martin: (As guest host on The Hollywood Palace after the Rolling Stones preformed a musical set.) You know, you think these young musical people nowadays have long hair, but that's just an optical illusion. Its really a combination of low brow and fuzzy eyebrows.

  • Dean Martin: We will play a little more situational now, where runs are more important. I feel pretty good about our team

  • Dean Martin: We try to find chemistry; we don't do a lot of situational baseball

  • Dean Martin: Routine plays that we have been making, we just didn't make them

  • Dean Martin: When Jerry Lewis and I were big, we used to go to parties, and everybody thought I was big-headed and stuck up, and I wasn't. It was because I didn't know how to speak good English, so I used to keep my mouth shut

  • Dean Martin: There's a statue of Jimmy Stewart in the Hollywood Wax Museum, and the statue talks better than he does

  • Dean Martin: I've got seven kids. The three words you hear most around my house are 'hello,' 'goodbye,' and 'I'm pregnant'

  • Dean Martin: Milton Berle is an inspiration to every young person that wants to get into show business. Hard work, perseverance, and discipline: all the things you need...when you have no talent

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Trivia (18)

  • Dean had many unusual jobs though out his life, he was once a boxer named Kid Crochet.

  • At school Dean was the target of a lot of ridicule for the way he talked with his broken English.

  • Dean spoke only Italian until the age of five.

  • Dean wanting to go, the Rat Pack was banned from Marilyn Monroe's funeral by Joe Dimaggio.

  • Dean was diagnosed with lung cancer in 1993.

  • When Dean was onstage he played to easy going happy go lucky guy, but off stage his friends said he was quiet and reserved.

  • San Antonio, Texas fell in love with Dean so much that they named a street after him.

  • Dean under went rhinoplasty when he turned 27 years old.

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