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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, Elizabeth Waters and Zola Taylor. 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)
 2008 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Round 3 (2008) ... (writer: "Why Do Fools Fall In Love" - uncredited)
 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")
 1984 Fame (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Heart of Rock 'N' Roll (1984) ... (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")
 1978 The Big Fix (as Frankie Lyman, "Why Do Fools Fall in Love")
 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 (performer: "Why Do Fools Fall in Love") / (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")
  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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1 Biographical Movie | 2 Portrayals | See more »
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Trivia:

While on a guest appearance on a talk show, he was asked what his favorite style of music was, to which he replied "hot Jazz", surprising his rock 'n' roll fans everywhere. See more »

Trademark:

Soprano singing voice See more »

Nickname:

The Golden Throat

Star Sign:

Libra

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