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Frankie Crocker



An influential figure in urban/contemporary radio of the late '70s and early '80s, Frankie Crocker's career as program director and on-air personality stretched across almost three decades and cross-country from Los Angeles to New York. Named "Program Director of the Year," and "Air Personality of the Year" by Billboard magazine, Crocker's Harlem-based WBLS-FM general-market afternoon radio show was No. 1 with New York City audiences 12-and-over for years. Crocker was also simultaneously No. 1 as a DJ and program director in the Arbitron Radio Ratings, and was recently named a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame honoree. In addition to radio, Crocker was one of VH1's original VJs and hosted both NBC's Friday Night Videos and Solid Gold. On October 21, 2000, Crocker died of pancreatic cancer in Miami. He was 62.

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
No Score Yet Taking The Heat
  • Disc Jockey
1993
20% Breakin' 2 - Electric Boogaloo
  • Emcee
1984
No Score Yet Death Drug
  • - ''drug
1983
No Score Yet Darktown Strutters (Get Down and Boogie)
  • Stuff
1975
No Score Yet That's the Way of the World
  • Himself
1975
No Score Yet Jimi Hendrix
  • Actor
1973
No Score Yet Five on the Black Hand Side
  • Rolls Royce
1973
90% Cleopatra Jones
  • Himself
1973

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