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Obit: Altovise Davis

Sunday, March 15th, 2009


Altovise Davis dies at 65; widow of Sammy Davis Jr.


Altovise Davis

Altovise Davis and Sammy Davis Jr., shown in 1972, met in the mid-1960s when both were appearing in Broadway musicals (Los Angeles Times)


By Claire Noland
Los Angeles Times
March 15, 2009


Altovise Davis, the widow of Rat Pack singer and dancer Sammy Davis Jr., died Saturday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center of complications from a stroke, her business partner, Barrett LaRoda, said. She was 65.    (Click on ‘Continue Reading’ for more)



Garland/Davis Estate for Sale…

Wednesday, September 24th, 2008


Judy Garland / Sammy Davis Jr. estate for sale



Located in the prestigious hills above the Sunset Strip has been lovingly restored and renovated with no expense spared by the award winning firm of Davis Design and Development. This one of a kind, five bedroom 7.5 bath, trophy property, situated on a double lot of over 13, 000 square feet, offers an ultra rare combination of superb location, grand size and scale – 5000 square foot main house plus fabulous 1100 square foot guest house – , stunning views, sprawling grounds, amazing privacy, and luxury hotel style pool area. This exceptional compound unites classic grandeur and the finest amenities, befitting today¹s a-list client. Features include state of the art kitchen, fully automated home theater, surround entertainment system, luxurious baths, lush landscaping, multiple decks and patios, and numerous custom features, as well as many eco­friendly elements. Truly an incredible property for the most discriminating buyer. All for $4,995,000.00.