Widow of Sammy Davis Jr. dies -report
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Altovise Davis, the widow of Rat Pack singer and dancer Sammy Davis Jr., has died in Los Angeles from complications of a stroke, the Los Angeles Times reported Sunday.
Davis, who died Saturday, was 65 years old.
Trained as an actor and dancer, Altovise Davis met the legendary showman in the mid-1960s, when they were appearing in Broadway musicals -- he in the lead of "Golden Boy" and she in the chorus line of "High Spirits."
They married in 1970 and were together 20 years, adopting a son in 1989.
Sammy Davis Jr. died of throat cancer at age 64 in 1990. (Reporting by Deena Beasley; Editing by Bill Trott)