default_profile

Connections

Dick Clark
(Movies & TV)
CBS
(Movies & TV)
Chuck Berry
(Music)
Tony Bennett
(Music)
Bon Jovi
(Music)
Harvey Lembeck
(Movies & TV)
 

See also

Frankie Avalon

Knowledge Identifier: +Frankie_Avalon

add

Frankie Avalon

American actor, singer, playwright, and former teen idol add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1939.

Countries: United States (64%), United Kingdom (9%), Turkey (6%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Dick Clark, CBS, Chuck Berry

Linked to: Beach Party, Billboard, Home Shopping Network, Sonic Drive-In

 

Timeline


 

This timeline needs to be reviewed and corrected, as it has been automatically generated from multiple web sources.
Please help improve it by adding dated informations, images and videos about Frankie Avalon.


Frankie Avalon was born in 1939 add something


1957

Rona Barrett - She became a gossip columnist for the Bell-McClure newspaper syndicate in 1957, and soon went to work for the management handling teen idols Frankie Avalon and Fabian


1959

Rod Bernard - Leased to Argo Records of Chicago, the song became a national hit in 1959, propelling Bernard onto Dick Clark's "American Bandstand", "The Dick Clark Saturday Night Beechnut Show", and "The Alan Freed Show", as well as onto tours with Jerry Lee Lewis, Frankie Avalon, Chuck_Berry, and B. B. King, among others

 

Lee Gordon (promoter) - In March 1959, after a year's absence from the music scene, Big Show returned to promotion with the "Parade of Stars" tour featuring Tommy Sands & The Sharks, The Platters, and Frankie Avalon


1960

Harvey Lembeck - He co-starred with Steve McQueen in "Love with the Proper Stranger" and spent part of the early 1960s playing the lovable bad guy Eric Von Zipper in seven American International Beach Party films, with Frankie Avalon and Annette Funicello


1963

Avalon married Kathryn Diebel on January 19, 1963 add something


1964

Luciana Paluzzi - She was second female lead in the Frankie Avalon and Annette Funicello comedy vehicle "Muscle Beach Party" and played the love interest in the 1967 western "Chuka"

 

Bobby Bennett (The Famous Flames) - The group appeared in two Hollywood motion pictures, "The T.A.M.I. Show", which was a 1964 concert film, taped at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium on October 28 and 29 of 1964 in which the group upstaged headliners The Rolling Stones; and 1965's "Ski Party", a Frankie Avalon vehicle in which James Brown and The Flames were humorously casted as the "white bread" resort's all-black ski patrol


1965

Baby Lloyd Stallworth - Stallworth appeared with the group in the 1965 Frankie Avalon motion picture "Ski Party", and on a 1966 telecast of "The Ed Sullivan Show" on CBS


1969

Michael Armstrong (cinematographer) - The following year, he wrote and directed his first feature film, "The Haunted House of Horror", starring Frankie Avalon, Jill Haworth, Mark Wynter, Richard O'Sullivan and Dennis Price, following it with the notorious "Mark of the Devil", starring Herbert Lom and Udo Kier which smashed all box office records in Europe and America on its first release in 1970 and has grown to be one of the biggest cult films ever


1978

Materializing as a character called Teen Angel, his performance of "Beauty School Dropout" in the hit 1978 film of the musical "Grease" introduced Avalon to a new generation of viewers add something


1987

In 1987, Avalon and Annette Funicello returned to movies with "Back to the Beach" add something


1989

In 1989 they appeared as themselves in cameo roles out jogging the streets in "Troop Beverly Hills" add something


1994

He is numerously referenced in the 1994 film, "The Stöned Age", in which he makes an ending scene cameo appearance add something


1995

He made a cameo appearance as himself with Robert De Niro in the 1995 film, "Casino" add something


1999

In 1999, Frankie Avalon released a double compilation of various artists labeled "Frankie Avalon's Good Guys" add something


2005

He and his song "Venus" are mentioned in Wendy Wasserstein's 2005 play "Third" add something


2007

Alfio - After touring the U.S. in 2007, Alfio recorded "Classic Rewinds", a tribute album to 15 Italian-American singers who influenced Alfio when growing up in Sydney: Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Mario Lanza, Perry Como, Vic Damone, Al Martino, Louis Prima, Jerry Vale, Bobby Rydell, Tony Bennett, Frankie Laine, Bobby Darin, Frankie Valli, Bon Jovi, and Frankie Avalon

 

Debbie Gibson - On August 24, 2007, Gibson and Frankie Avalon hosted "Time Life Presents Dick Clark's American Bandstand 50th Anniversary Collection"


2008

He is mentioned in Adam Sandler's 2008 comedy, "You Don't Mess with the Zohan", for his haircut, which the Zohan thinks is the latest hairdo add something


2009

On April 8, 2009, he performed on "American Idol" add something


2015

A cookbook with over 80 recipes is due out in 2015 from St. Martin's Press, "Frankie Avalon's Italian Family Cookbook" add something


2016

His song Venus appeared in the 2016 film Cloverfield starring John Goodman add something