Who is Tracey Davis? Tracey Davis Bio/Wiki
According to her husband, Guy Garner, on November 2, Tracey Davis, the daughter of Sammy Davis Jr. and May Britt, died. She was 59 years old.
Garner told the Associated Press that after suffering from an illness for a brief period of time, Davis died on November 2 in Franklin, Tennessee.
Garner told the agency, “She loved and adored her kids more than anything. Needless to say, they are all shocked and devastated by the loss of their mother, as is Tracey’s mother, May-Britt Ringquist, and her brothers.” Garner told the agency that the couple gave birth to Davis in July 1961.
She was 59 years old.
Davis, who had a television and advertising professional career, is survived by her four children, her mother, and her brothers.
Davis is identified as working as a TV producer in Tennessee in a May 2014 Los Angeles Times feature on her second novel.
Davis told the newspaper that in her childhood, she had a strained relationship with her dad. Davis said her father did not attend her graduation from college. Davis said that as she grew older, the pair’s relationship “evolved.”
Last month, MGM announced plans for the development of a Sammy Davis Jr. biopic based on Davis’ first novel. When the deal was revealed, Davis said in a statement. “I am thrilled to know my father’s life, both private and public, will be brought to the big screen with this team of storytellers, He and my mother May-Britt took on the world, choosing love and compassion over hatred and bigotry, and I am a product of that decision.”
Davis was adamant in April 2015 that a Costco clerk named Mark Davis was not the son of her father. In 2014, Davis first came forward claiming that he was the singer’s lovechild and another woman. On Inside Version, Tracey Davis was featured as the show revealed the results of a DNA test showing Mark Davis was not Sammy Davis Jr.’s son.
Tracey Davis died, an author and daughter of Sammy Davis Jr., an entertainer from Rat Pack, and actress May Britt. She was about 59.
Davis’ former husband, Guy Garner, told The Associated Press that Davis died on Nov. 2 after a brief illness in Franklin, Tennessee, but the cause of death has not yet been determined.