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Frankie Vaughan (1928–1999)

He was a British pop singing star with Top 10, hits including "Kisses Sweeter Than Wine" and "Green Door". He studied at Leeds College of Art, but switched to show business after his audition succeeded and led to week's work in music hall. He went on to stardom as "Mr. Moonlight" in English variety-show world, based on his hit tune, "Give me the ... See full bio »

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 1993 Lipstick on Your Collar (TV Mini-Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1993) ... (performer: "Garden Of Eden", "Green Door")
 1969 This Is Tom Jones (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.13 (1969) ... (performer: "Give Me the Moonlight", "It All Depends On You", "Bye Bye Blackbird", "My Mammy", "Toot, Toot, Tootsie (Goo' Bye!)")
 1961 The Right Approach (performer: "Lady, Love Me")
 1960 Let's Make Love (performer: "HEY YOU WITH THE CRAZY EYES", "INCURABLY ROMANTIC")
 1960 The 32nd Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (performer: "The Best of Everything")
 1959 The Lady Is a Square (performer: "The Lady Is a Square", "Love Is The Sweetest Thing", "Honey Bunny Baby", "That's My Doll", "Ombra mai fu (Handel's Largo)") / (writer: "Honey Bunny Baby" - as Frank Able)
 1959 The Heart of a Man (performer: "The Heart Of A Man", "Walking Tall", "Sometime, Somewhere", "My Boy Flat Top") / (writer: "Sometime, Somewhere")
 1958 Wonderful Things! (performer: "Wonderful Things", "Little Fishes")
 1957 Dangerous Youth (performer: "These Dangerous Years", "Cold Cold Shower", "Isn't This a Lovely Evening?")
 1956 Escape in the Sun (performer: "Escape in the Sun")
 1956 Ramsbottom Rides Again (performer: Ride, Ride, Ride Again")
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Other Works:

He acted in Harry Warren and Al Dubin's musical, "42nd Street," at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane in London, England with Shani Wallis, and Margaret Courtenay in the cast. Gower Champion and Lucia Victor were directors. See more »

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2 Articles | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Trivia:

The story goes that his change of name from Frank Abelson to Frankie Vaughan came about when he announced to his Russian grandmother that he intended to be a singer, and she told him, "Vell," she said, "then you vill be the best von there ever vas." See more »

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Aquarius

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