Bobby Darin

Biography: Bobby Darin was born May 14, 1936 in The Bronx, New York. Bobby was under the impression that his mother was his sister and his grandmother was his mother for thirty two years. While living in this lie he suffered from rheumatic fever. A sickness that attacks the heart. This left his body a wreck for the rest of his life. Bobby’s family supported him on his music. Darin first started out by playing the drums in the Eddie O’Casio band. Later he wrote songs and took demos to music producers. The first song that Bobby song and that started his real career was “Splish, Splash” in 1952 on Dick Clark’s “Bandstand”. Soon after he won two Grammies for Best Record. In 1960 he wrote the tittle song for “Come September” Starring Sandra Dee. They were married that year. A year later they had their son Dodd Darin. In 1964 Bobby Darin was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in “Captain Newman, M.D,”. Three years later he filed for divorce with his wife Sandra Dee.Bobby Darin was born May 14, 1936 in The Bronx, New York. Bobby was under the impression that his mother was his sister and his grandmother was his mother for thirty two years. While living in this lie he suffered from rheumatic fever. A sickness that attacks the heart. This left his body a wreck for the rest of his life. Bobby’s family supported him on his music. Darin first started out by playing the drums in the Eddie O’Casio band. Later he wrote songs and took demos to music producers. The first song that Bobby song and that started his real career was “Splish, Splash” in 1952 on Dick Clark’s “Bandstand”. Soon after he won two Grammies for Best Record. In 1960 he wrote the tittle song for “Come September” Starring Sandra Dee. They were married that year. A year later they had their son Dodd Darin. In 1964 Bobby Darin was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in “Captain Newman, M.D,”. Three years later he filed for divorce with his wife Sandra Dee. Bobby simply said to her “I just don’t want to be married anymore”. In 1971 Darin went in for heart surgery he soon recovered. He then did a variety show “The Bobby Darin Show” in 1973. Bobby Darin lived longer then he should have. It was said he wouldn’t see sixteen years. But lived far past it. Bobby Darin died December 20,1973 at Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles following open heart surgery. Expand

Bobby Darin's Scores

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Average career score: 78
Highest Metascore: 80 Tom Dowd & the Language of Music
Lowest Metascore: 76 Hell Is for Heroes
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 2
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 2
  3. Negative: 0 out of 2
2 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
80 Tom Dowd & the Language of Music Jan 16, 2004 Himself / Himself tbd
76 Hell Is for Heroes Jun 26, 1962 Pvt. Corby tbd