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Fabian

Lowest Rated:   29% Up Close & Personal (1996)
Birthday:   Not Available
Birthplace:   Not Available
A recording artist from age 14, 1950s teen-idol Fabian rose to stardom with such Doc Pomus/ Mort Shuman compositions as "Hound Dog Man" and "Turn Me Loose." Fabian functioned best under the careful tutelage of Bandstand producer Dick Clark and with the benefit of the songwriting input of Pomus and Shuman. Many of his earliest film appearances (North to Alaska [1960], Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation [1962]) indicated that Fabian could be an appealing screen personality with the proper guidance. His popularity suffered a severe setback when he guest-starred as a psychopathic killer on the 1961 TV series Bus Stop; the episode, "A Lion is in the Streets," was considered so reprehensibly violent that it prompted a congressional investigation. While he continued to make records and film appearances, Fabian's career peaked in the early 1960s and went downhill thereafter. Billing himself as Fabian Forte from 1970 onward, the singer/actor has continued to work in cheap horror films and cycle flicks, and has made a few moderately successful TV guest appearances.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
No Score Yet Death of a B-Boy
  • Actor
2006
No Score Yet Charlie Gracie: Fabulous! An Intimate Portrait of a Rock Pioneer
  • Actor
2005
No Score Yet Mr. Rock 'n Roll: The Alan Freed Story
  • Country Club Parent
1999
29% Up Close & Personal
  • Himself
1996
No Score Yet Runaway Daughters
  • Rusoff
1994
No Score Yet Kiss Daddy Goodbye
  • Actor
1988
No Score Yet Lo Negro Del Negro
  • Actor
1986
No Score Yet Good Time Rock 'n Roll
  • Actor
1985
No Score Yet America's Music: Rock 'N' Roll V. 1
  • Actor
1985
No Score Yet Get Crazy
  • Marv
1983
No Score Yet Revenge of the Zombie
  • Actor
1981
No Score Yet Disco Fever
  • Actor
1979
No Score Yet Soul Hustler
  • Matthew
1976
No Score Yet The Devil's 8
  • Actor
1969
No Score Yet Maryjane
  • Phil Blake
1968
No Score Yet Thunder Alley
  • Tommy Callahan
1967
No Score Yet Dr. Goldfoot and the Girl Bombs
  • Bill Dexter
1966
No Score Yet Fireball 500
  • Leander
1966
No Score Yet Agatha Christie's Ten Little Indians (And Then There Were None)
  • Mike Raven
1965
No Score Yet Dear Brigitte
  • Kenneth
1965
No Score Yet Ride the Wild Surf
  • Jody Wallis
1964
No Score Yet Five Weeks in a Balloon
  • Jacques
1962
80% Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation
  • Joe
1962
43% North to Alaska
  • Billy Pratt
1960
No Score Yet High Time
  • Gil Sparrow
1960
No Score Yet Hound-Dog Man
  • Actor
No Score Yet America's Music: Rock 'N' Roll V. 2
  • Actor

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT
The Facts of Life
1979-1988
  • Himself

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