|Intro||American actress, producer and memoirist|
|Is||Actor Film producer Television actor|
|From||United States of America|
|Field||Film, TV, Stage & Radio|
|Birth||20 June 1948, United States of America|
Christina Sinatra (born June 20, 1948) is an American former singer, actor, film producer, and memoirist.
Christina Sinatra was born on June 20, 1948 in Los Angeles, California, the youngest child of the American singer and actor Frank Sinatra and his first wife, Nancy Barbato Sinatra. She has two full siblings, Nancy and Frank Jr.. Her parents divorced when she was three years old.
Sinatra appeared on the album The Sinatra Family Wish You a Merry Christmas with her father and siblings in 1968. She contributed to five tracks on the album, including "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town" and a duet on "O Bambino (One Cold and Blessed Winter)", with her sister. Tina also appeared with her siblings on an episode of Dean Martin's television show with Martin's children.
Sinatra never wished to be a singer like her father and siblings, but took acting classes with Jeff Corey, and appeared in a television mini-series in Germany, where she lived for several years. After returning to the United States, she took more classes with Corey, and appeared in episodes of Adam-12, It Takes a Thief, and Mannix. In her memoir Sinatra wrote of her acting career that though her reviews were generally favourable, she lacked the ambition and confidence to become an actress. Sinatra remained in the entertainment industry, becoming a theatrical agent under Arnold Stiefel, and at one stage represented Robert Blake.
An occasional film producer, she also appeared in the television movie Fantasy Island (1977), which became the pilot program for the long-running TV series of the same title. She was executive producer of the 1992 television mini-series, Sinatra, about her father's life. She was a producer of the 2004 remake of her father's 1962 film, The Manchurian Candidate. A lead actor in The Manchurian Candidate, Frank Sinatra owned the film's legal distribution rights until his death.
Sinatra published a memoir, My Father's Daughter in 2000, co-written with Jeff Coplon.
In 1974 Sinatra married the musician Wes Farrell at her father's apartment at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. She started a petition in favor of the construction of the Beverly Hills Community Dog Park in Beverly Hills, California in 2015.