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Frankie Avalon


One of a spate of teen idols to come out of Philadelphia in the 1950s and 1960s, Frankie Avalon--unlike many of the others--actually had a musical background, having been taught to play the trumpet at a very young age by his father. As a youth Avalon performed in local clubs and theaters. He won a local TV talent contest playing a trumpet solo. In ... See full bio »
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 1995 Casino
Frankie Avalon (achive footage)
 1987 Back to the Beach
Annette's Husband
 1984 Blood Song
Paul Foley
 1974 The Take
Danny James
 1969 Horror House
Chris
 1968 Skidoo
Angie
 1967 The Million Eyes of Su-Muru
Agent Tommy Carter
 1966 Fireball 500
Dave Owens
 1965 Sergeant Dead Head
Sergeant O.K. Deadhead / Sergeant Donovan
 1965 I'll Take Sweden
Kenny Klinger
 1964 Pajama Party
Socum
 1964 Bikini Beach
Frankie / Potato Bug
 1963 Drums of Africa
Brian Ferrers
 1963 The Castilian
Jerifán
 1963 Operation Bikini
Seaman Joseph Malzone
 1962 Panic in Year Zero!
Rick Baldwin
 1961 Sail a Crooked Ship
Ens. Rodney J. Foglemeyer
 1961 Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea
Lt (j.g.) Danny Romano
 1960 The Alamo
Smitty
 1960 Saiyûki
Alakazam (English version, singing voice)
 1960 Guns of the Timberland
Bert Harvey
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Other Works:

Song: "Venus"; rose to #1 on rock charts (Chancellor Records) See more »

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2 Portrayals | 2 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Frank Avalon

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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They weren't great pictures, but they were fun, and they really represented that period of time well. See more »

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He sang the song "These Are The Good Times" in both the movie Beach Blanket Bingo (1965) and when he guest starred in The Patty Duke Show (1963) in 1965. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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