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Frankie Avalon

Published on Nov 18, 2015

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  • Avalon was born on September 18, 1940, in Philidelphia
  • His occupation is being an actor,singer,playwright, t former teen idol.
  • Avalon was on U.S. Television playing his trumpet by the time he was age 11.
  • Avalon broke the show business as a child prodigy trumpet player earning the appearance on the Jackson Gleason Show
  • He made records for RCA Victor records
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  • Hes considered the first manufactured teen idol before Fabian and Bobby Rydell
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  • Avalon had 31 top charted on the U.S. billboard singles from 2958 to 1962
  • Just asked your heart was charted #7 on U.S. Billboard
  • Bobby Sox to Socking's was charted #8
  • Most of Avalon's hits were written by Bib Marcucci, head of chancellor records


  • Bobby Sox to Socking's was charted U.S. #8


  • Avalon starred in Beach Party comedy films during the mid-1960s
  • Romantic coupling between Frankie and Annette in summer films such as Beach Party and Beach blanket Bingo
  • Those two movies became iconic figures in American films during that era.
  • In 1992, Funicello announced that she had been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis.She died of complications from the disease on April 8, 2013
  • She played in Beach Party with Frankie.



  • Kay and Frankie met at a mutual friend's home while Frankie was playing cards.
  • He told his friends that day that she was the girl he was going to marry.
  • Kay and Frankie announced their engagement in Las Vegas in December 1962
  • Frankie and Kay got married on January 19, 1963 at St. Charles catholic church in North Hollywood, Cal.
  • The matron of homer was Kay's sister Gretchen Wayne, and the best man was Avalon's manager Robert Marcucci


  • They spent their honeymoon in Acapulco Mexico
  • Were they had 8 children together
  • His sons were: Frankie Avalon Jr., Nicolas A, and Joseph A.
  • His daughters were: Carla Avalon, Dina A., Kathryn A., Laura A.,
  • Frankie Avalon Jr. Starred in the movie, The Karate Kid in 1984.