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Frankie Lymon (1942–1968)

Frankie Lymon was born on September 30, 1942 in Harlem, New York City, New York, USA as Franklin Lymon. He was married to Emira Lymon, Zola Taylor and Elizabeth Waters. He died on February 28, 1968 in New York City. See full bio »

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 2013 The Mentalist (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Behind the Red Curtain (2013) ... (writer: "Why Do Fools Fall in Love")
 2012 The Voice UK (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Blind Auditions 2 (2012) ... (writer: "Why Do Fools Fall in Love" (as "Why Do Fools Fall in Love?"))
 2012 American Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Performance Challenge (2012) ... (writer: "Why Do Fools Fall in Love")
 2010 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- 80's Good, Bad & Ugly (2010) ... (writer: "Why Do Fools Fall In Love" - uncredited)
 2010 Mafia II (Video Game) (writer: "WHY DO FOOLS FALL IN LOVE")
 2008 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Round 3 (2008) ... (writer: "Why Do Fools Fall In Love" - uncredited)
 2006 Idols! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Liveshow #7 - Love Songs (2006) ... (writer: "Why Do Fools Fall in Love")
 2003 The Boys of 2nd Street Park (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Little Bitty Pretty One")
 2002 Door to Door (TV Movie) (writer: "Why Do Fools Fall In Love")
 1999 October Sky (writer: "Why Do Fools Fall in Love")
 1998 Why Do Fools Fall in Love (writer: "Why Do Fools Fall in Love")
 1997 'Til There Was You (writer: "Why Do Fools Fall in Love")
 1993 The Lotus Eaters (writer: "Why Do Fools Fall in Love?" - as Frank Lymon)
 1990/I Havana (writer: "Why Do Fools Fall in Love")
 1990 Book of Love (writer: "Why Do Fools Fall in Love")
 1989 Midnight Caller (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Watching Me, Watching You (1989) ... (writer: "Why Do Fools Fall in Love")
 1988 That's Incredible! Reunion (TV Special) (writer: "Why Do Fools Fall in Love" - uncredited)
 1987 Eddie Murphy: Raw (Documentary) (as Frankie Lyman, "Why Do Fools Fall In Love")
 1984 Fame (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Heart of Rock 'N' Roll (1984) ... (writer: "Why Do Fools Fall in Love")
 1983 Girl Groups: The Story of a Sound (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Why Do Fools Fall in Love?") / (writer: "Why Do Fools Fall in Love?")
 1982 The Amazing Adventures of Mr. F. Lea (Video Game) (writer: "Why Do Fools Fall in Love")
 1980 Shadows and Light (Video documentary) (writer: "Why Do Fools Fall in Love?")
 1980 The Hollywood Knights (writer: "Why Do Fools Fall in Love")
  WKRP in Cincinnati (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1980) (writer - 1 episode, 1980)
- The Doctor's Daughter (1980) ... (performer: "Why Do Fools Fall in Love") / (writer: "Why Do Fools Fall in Love")
 1978 Good Old Days Part II (TV Special) (performer: "Mama Don't Allow It")
 1978 The Big Fix (performer: "Why Do Fools Fall in Love" - as Frankie Lyman) / (writer: "Why Do Fools Fall in Love" - as Frank Joseph Lymon)
 1978 Little Girls Blue (writer: "Why Do Fools Fall in Love?" - uncredited)
 1978 American Hot Wax (writer: "Why Do Fools Fall in Love?" - uncredited)
 1973 American Graffiti (writer: "Why Do Fools Fall In Love")
 1973 That'll Be the Day (performer: "Why Do Fools Fall In Love" - uncredited) / (writer: "Why Do Fools Fall In Love" - uncredited)
 1965 Shindig! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.13 (1965) ... (writer: "Why Do Fools Fall in Love")
 1965 Bandstand (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 16 October 1965 (1965) ... (writer: "Why Do Fools Fall in Love")
  Hollywood a Go Go (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1965) (writer - 1 episode, 1965)
- Episode #1.39 (1965) ... (performer: "Little Bitty Pretty One", "Why Do Fools Fall in Love") / (writer: "Why Do Fools Fall in Love")
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Inducted into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame (as a member of Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers) in 2000. See more »

Trademark:

Soprano singing voice See more »

Nickname:

The Golden Throat

Star Sign:

Libra

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