Frankie Avalon Overview:

Legendary actor, Frankie Avalon, was born Francis Thomas Avallone on Sep 18, 1939 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. As of December 2020, Frankie Avalon was 81 years old.



Avalon was never nominated for an Academy Award.

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Seven Things to Know About

By Rick29 on Nov 21, 2013 From Classic Film & TV Cafe

1. learned to play the trumpet as a child--and was very good at it. He played trumpet for singer Al Martino (Johnny Fontane in The Godfather) when the crooner visited Philadelphia. That led to an audition for an agent and an appearance on The Jackie Gleason Show. 2. On his web site,... Read full article

Look-A-Like Spotted!

By Google profile on Sep 15, 2012 From Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog

About MeBlogger, Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog and more. Please add my Google profile to your circles. I've been meaning to post this forever! When Carlos and I were in Oahu, we saw a Surf Instructor who looked just like . It was surreal. I was too shy to take a picture of ... Read full article

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Frankie Avalon Quotes:

Flo Banks: Listen, "God" sent for your father.
Darlene Banks: [wails, horrified, thinking Tony has died] Nooooo!
Angie: [a little annoyed] Not THAT God, dope.

Frankie: [as the Rat Pack carry Von Zipper away] Tootie-too, Mouseketeers!

[Seeing that Eric von Zipper of the Malibu Rat Pack is frozen in motion]
Frankie: Hey you guys, the battle's over! Von Zipper's stoned again!

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Frankie Avalon Facts
He had the last #1 hit of the 1950s with the ballad,"Why".

He met Michael Wayne's wife, Gretchen Wayne (aka Gretchen Diebel), on the set of the John Wayne film The Alamo (1960), in which he had a part. Four years later, he married beauty pageant winner Kathryn Diebel, Gretchen's sister. So, he is part of the extended John Wayne family.

Has a house in the San Bernadino Mountains in Southern California

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