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Born: September 18, 1939 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Casino (1995) as Himself
A mafia drama exposes the inner workings of a corrupt Las Vegas casino.
Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes: The Annette Funicello Story, A (1995) as Himself
Television movie based on the autobiography of Annette Funicello -- Disney television star, recording artist and film star.
Stoned Age, The (1994)
Story about an evening in which two teenage guys try to find girls.
Troop Beverly Hills (1989) as Himself
Phyllis Nefler, a hoity-toity, out-of-touch Beverly Hills housewife, does little more with her life than go shopping. With her husband wanting a divorce, Phyllis looks for an outlet to make herself useful, and finds it by occupying the open position as leader of her daughter''s "Wilderness Girls" troop, the world''s richest girl scouts. After initially holding camp-outs at the Beverly Hills hotel and earning badges for facials and pricing jewelry, the girls and Phyllis must prove that they truly have survival and leadership skills.
Back To The Beach (1987) as The Big Kahuna
A former beach boy and his wife go to California and become part of the new beach scene.
Grease (1978) as Teen Angel
A prim Australian exchange student falls for a high-school gang leader.
Take, The (1974) as Danny James
A police lieutenant who is taking bribes is keeping a front within the department by impressing his superior officers with his work on breaking up a big criminal gang.
Horror House (1970) as Chris
Skidoo (1968) as Angie
A retired gangster has to pull off a hit when his daughter is kidnapped.
The Million Eyes of Su-Muru (1967) as Tommy Carter
Frankie Avalon and George Nader (that guy from "The Robot Monster") are a couple of wise-cracking, swingin' secret agents. Their enemy is Shirley Eaton as Su-Muru, who plans to remove all of the men who are currently in power and replace them with her army of women, most of who are shown in skimpy (for 1967) bikinis or mini skirts, and who can all perform complex tasks such as break a man's neck with their thighs. Avalon and Nader make "friends" with several members of Su-Maru's army, then invade with the local army and kill the rest of them.
Fireball 500 (1966) as "Fireball" Dave Owens
Two race car drivers vie for the same girl as they compete in a cross-country race.
Sergeant Deadhead (1965) as Sgt. O. K. Deadhead/Sergeant Donovan
After accidentally getting launched into space, a sergeant suffers from a personality change and a look-alike replacement must stand in for him at his wedding.
Ski Party (1965) as Todd Armstrong/Jane
Two college guys take a ski trip to meet girls.
Beach Blanket Bingo (1965) as Frankie
The surfing gang rescues a beautiful singer from evil bikers.
How to Stuff a Wild Bikini (1965) as Frankie
When he''s stationed in Tahiti, a sailor hires a witch doctor to keep an eye on his girlfriend.
I'll Take Sweden (1965) as Kenny Klinger
A widower takes a job in Stockholm to get his daughter away from her boyfriend.
Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine (1965) as Craig Gamble
Dr. Goldfoot hopes to ensnare the fortunes of the world's wealthiest men with the aid of the beautiful bikini-clad robots he manufactures in his laboratory.
Muscle Beach Party (1964) as Frankie
The beach gang goes head-to-head with the bodybuilders of a new gym that's interfering with their strip on the sand.
Bikini Beach (1964) as Frankie/The Potato Bug
A millionaire tries to prove that his pet chimp is as smart as the local teens.
Operation Bikini (1963) as Seaman Joseph Malzone
An underwater demolition team goes behind Japanese lines during World War II to re-take a strategic island.
The Castilian (1963) as Jerifan
An exiled nobleman sneaks back into Spain to defend his country against the Moors.
Beach Party (1963) as Frankie
An anthropologist studies the dating habits of the teens hanging out on a nearby beach.
Drums of Africa (1963) as Brian Ferrers
Three adventurers fight the slave trade in turn-of-the-century Africa.
Sail a Crooked Ship (1962) as Rodney
Foolish robbers steal and board a ship they can''''t sail.
Panic in Year Zero! (1962) as Rick Baldwin
A vacationing family tries to survive the aftermath of nuclear war.
Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (1961) as Chip Romano
The captain of a nuclear submarine defies his commanders to save the Earth from a deadly space fire.
Alakazam the Great (1961) as Alakazam
The Alamo (1960) as Smitty
Davy Crockett and Jim Bowie join the fight for Texas'''' independence from Mexico.
Guns of the Timberland (1960) as Bert Harvey
A lumberjack battles a group of ranchers over the rights to a nearby forest.
Jamboree! (1957) as
Two young people attempt to find love and success by making it in the music industry.

Producer (feature film)

Back To The Beach (1987) as Co-Executive Producer
A former beach boy and his wife go to California and become part of the new beach scene.

Music (feature film)

10 Cloverfield Lane (2016)
After a car accident, a young woman wakes up in a cellar, where her strange companion tells her that the world outside has been ravaged by a nuclear attack.
Rules Don't Apply, The (2016)
Howard Hughes has an affair with a young woman in the later years of his life.
Jersey Boys (2014)
Deuces Wild (2002) as Song Performer ("Silent Night")
The summer of 1958 forever changed the Brooklyn landscape. Aside from the sweltering summer heat and the loss of their beloved Dodgers, Brooklyn was in a state of unrest. It was a time when rumbles escalated into gunfights and honor was quickly becoming a thing of the past. A new breed of wiseguys t
Betsy's Wedding (1990) as Song Performer ("Come Fly With Me")
The father of a bride faces a serious dilemma when problems with his construction business threaten his daughter''s wedding.
She's Out of Control (1989) as Song Performer ("Venus")
Comedy revolving around a father''s apprehensions when his once plain teenage daughter turns into a beauty and starts to date.
Born On The Fourth Of July (1989) as Song Performer ("Venus")
Ron Kovic fights to re-build his life after losing the use of his legs in Vietnam.
Good Morning, Vietnam (1987) as Song Performer ("Beach Blanket Bingo")
In this true story, a military DJ in Vietnam risks his career to broadcast the truth.
Back To The Beach (1987) as Song Performer ("California Sun")
A former beach boy and his wife go to California and become part of the new beach scene.
Shifshuf Naim (1981) as Song Performer ("Why")
Yotzim Kavua (1979) as Song Performer ("Why?")
Yotzim Kavua (1979) as Song
Grease (1978) as Song Performer ("Beauty School Dropout")
A prim Australian exchange student falls for a high-school gang leader.
Hound-Dog Man (1959) as Composer
Two young boys spend the summer of 1912 having fun and games instead of working on the farm.

Cast (special)

Bobby Rydell: Wild About Bobby (2001) as Interviewee
Profile of singer/actor Bobby Rydell.
Connie Francis: Sweetheart of Song (1998) as Interviewee
Profile of singer Connie Francis.
Ballyhoo: The Hollywood Sideshow! (1996) as Host
Documentary chronicling the history of movie gimmickry, such as drive-ins, 3-D, Cinemascope and Smell-O-Vision, that producer/promoters used to draw audiences to their movies.
Life and Times of the Everly Brothers, The (1996) as Interviewee
Documentary on the lives and careers of the Everly Brothers, the rock 'n' roll duo who had strong roots in country music.
American Bandstand's Teen Idols (1994)
A retrospective look at teen idols of rock and entertainment through classic performances and footage.
More of the Best of the Hollywood Palace (1993)
Special showcasing the top comedy and musical performers who appeared on the variety series, "Hollywood Palace," which aired on ABC from 1964 to 1970. Also included are never-before-seen outtakes.
MDA Jerry Lewis Telethon (1992)
Twenty-seventh edition of the annual telethon to raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA).
American Bandstand 40th Anniversary Special (1992)
A special commemorating the 40th anniversary of the long-run television series, "American Bandstand". Included are clips showcasing past musical performances and recollections by artists who appeared on the show or were influenced by it.
Freedom Festival '89 (1989)
An Independence Day special featuring a lineup of song and dance performers at Independence Hall in Philadelphia, the birthplace of the Constitution.
Festival At Ford's Theater-salute To The President (1989)
A special tribute in observance of the twentieth anniversary of the re-opening of Ford's Theater in Washington, D.C.
Opryland Celebrates (1988) as Host
A variety special from the Opryland amusement park in Nashville, featuring many types of American music to show why Nashville is called "Music City, U.S.A."
Pee-wee's Playhouse Christmas Special (1988)
A holiday special featuring Pee-wee Herman, his magical playhouse, and an assortment of celebrity guests.
Jackie Gleason: The Great One (1988)
A tribute to Jackie Gleason on the occasion of his death, featuring remembrances by fellow entertainers and rare clips, some of which have not been seen in 30 years.
A beauty pageant comprised of mothers and their daughters, competing in the areas of poise, personality, appearance, and community and personal achievement.
Spring Break Reunion (1987) as Host
A variety special highlighting a beach party from Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Golden Boys of Bandstand, The (1986)
A nostalgic concert featuring Fabian, Frankie Avalon and Bobby Rydell, three teen idols during the 1950s and 1960s, and frequent performers on television's "American Bandstand" series. Broadcast as a segment of "On Stage at Wolf Trap."
1986 Miss Teen USA Pageant, The (1986)
The concluding ceremonies of the fourth annual Miss Teen USA pageant, highlighted by the selection of Miss Teen USA 1986.
American Music Awards, The (1986)
A three-hour, live telecast from Los Angeles, London, Detroit, Tucson, and Hong Kong, featuring the thirteenth annual American Music Awards. Winners of awards in pop/rock, country, and soul/rhythm and blues will be announced, and more than seventy-five musical artists are expected to attend, includi
Drug Knot, The (1986) as Frankie
A one-hour fictionalized story inspired by situations that anti-drug crusader David Toma has encountered in his talks to kids and parents in schools across the country about the problems of drugs and alcohol. The plot focuses on Doug Dawson, an addicted, self-destructive teenager.
America Picks the No. 1 Songs (1986) as Co-Host
A music-filled look at America's favorite songs, as viewers vote for songs of three decades, 1955-65, 1965-75, and 1975-85. Top artists of these years perform and nominees for the number one song are presented on film and tape.
Liberty Weekend (1986)
ABC's extensive coverage of "Liberty Weekend" includes over 17 hours of scheduled telecasting, beginning on July 2, 1986, with a "Liberty Weekend Preview" and ending on July 6, with the closing ceremonies from Giants Stadium in New Jersey. Other major events in the marathon coverage include the Open
American Bandstand's 33 1/3 Celebration (1985)
Dick Clark is joined by more that fifty of the biggest names in the music world as he celebrates 33 and a third years of America's longest-running and most popular teenage dance show. Also commemorated is a third of a century of the medium that people used to call L.P.'s, or long-playing records. A
Real Trivial Pursuit, The (1985)
Six celebrity guests, divided into two three-member teams, play the board game Trivial Pursuit, with clues provided by film clips and an array of guests.
Fabian's Good Time Rock 'n' Roll (1985)
The program recalls the heyday of rock 'n' roll music. Taped at Riverfont Plaza in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Frankie and Annette: The Second Time Around (1978) as Frankie
The story reunites Annette Funicello and Frankie Avalon, the stars of a series of '60s "Beach Party" films. The would-be series was to focus on the experiences of Dee Dee, now a sorority housemother at a campus near Malibu. In the pilot episode, Frankie, now a singer, meets up with Dee Dee for the f
Dick Clark's Good Ol' Days: From Bobby Sox to Bikinis (1977) as Host
Dick Clark reviews the popular music of the '50s and '60s.
Saga of Sonora (1973) as Stagecoach Driver
A musical fantasy about Sonora, a ghost town of the Old West, that comes to life to relive the adventures of a singing villain with a lust for gold.
Who's Afraid of Mother Goose? (1967) as Jack
When William H. Berry, the head of the board of education, decides to ban Mother Goose as a bad influence on children, he is visited by the storybook lady and transformed into a young boy. The story relates Mother Goose's attempts to prove him wrong by taking him on a trip through her domain.

Producer (special)

Spring Break Reunion (1987) as Executive Producer
A variety special highlighting a beach party from Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Music (special)

Festival At Ford's Theater-salute To The President (1989) as Song Performer ("Bandstand Boogie" "Venus" "Let'S Put The Fun Back In Rock 'N' Roll")
A special tribute in observance of the twentieth anniversary of the re-opening of Ford's Theater in Washington, D.C.

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