Bobby Rydell

Bobby Rydell...
Bobby Rydell…
Bobby Rydell
Bobby Rydell

 Bobby Rydell was born in 1942 in Philadelphia.   He was a popular singer in the early 1960’s and appeared in the film musical “Bye Bye Birdie” with Ann-Margret and Dick Van Dyke in 1963.   In 1970 he starred with John Wayne andMaureen O’Hara in “Big Jake”.

IMDB entry:

Part of the Philadelphia music scene which also spawned Frankie Avalon and Fabian, Rydell was undoubtedly the most talented of the teen idols. After a number of song hits, including “Wild One” and “Volare”, he starred in Bye Bye Birdie (1963) before hitting the nightclub circuit. He still appears regularly on “oldies” shows, although he hasn’t had a hit since the early 1960s.

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