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  • The Idolmaker (1980)
  • PG
    117 min | Biography, Drama, Music
The Idolmaker (1980)
PG
117 min | Biography, Drama, Music

Based on the life of rock promoter/producer Bob Marcucci, who discovered, among others, Frankie Avalon and Fabian.
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Director
Producers
Gene Kirkwood | Hawk Koch (as Howard W. Koch Jr.)
Composer
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Casting Directors
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Release date
Nov 14, 1980 (United States)

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52 cast members
Name Known for
Ray Sharkey
Vincent Vacarri Vincent Vacarri   See fewer
Tovah Feldshuh
Brenda Roberts Brenda Roberts   See fewer
Peter Gallagher
Caesare Caesare   See fewer
Paul Land
Tommy Dee Tommy Dee   See fewer
Joe Pantoliano
Gino Pilato Gino Pilato   See fewer
Maureen McCormick
Ellen Fields Ellen Fields   See fewer
John Aprea
Mario Vacarri Mario Vacarri   See fewer
Richard Bright
Uncle Tony Uncle Tony   See fewer
Olympia Dukakis
Mrs. Vacarri Mrs. Vacarri   See fewer
Steve Peck
Mr. Frank Vacarri (as Steven Apostlee Peck) Mr. Frank Vacarri (as Steven Apostlee Peck)   See fewer
Leonard Gaines
Luchetti Luchetti   See fewer
Deney Terrio
Jerry Martin Jerry Martin   See fewer
Michael Mislove
Ed Sharp Ed Sharp   See fewer
Kenneth O'Brien
Walt Bennett Walt Bennett   See fewer
Michael Perrotta
Carlo (as Michael Perotta) Carlo (as Michael Perotta)   See fewer
Sylvia Shemmell
Sweet Inspirations (as Sylvia Shemwell) Sweet Inspirations (as Sylvia Shemwell)   See fewer
Myrna Smith
Sweet Inspirations Sweet Inspirations   See fewer
Afreeka Trees
Sweet Inspirations Sweet Inspirations   See fewer
Owen C. Davis
London Fog London Fog   See fewer
Jamie Fallin
London Fog London Fog   See fewer
Larry Van Claggett
London Fog London Fog   See fewer
Renata Vanni
Mrs. Bevaloqua Mrs. Bevaloqua   See fewer
Howard Gordon
Scapio Scapio   See fewer
Frank Bongiorno
Alfredo (as Frank Bongio) Alfredo (as Frank Bongio)   See fewer
Jed Brien
Street Man Street Man   See fewer
Jimmy Carter
Jimmy Ryan Jimmy Ryan   See fewer
Kim Cordes
Bed Pal of Tommy's Bed Pal of Tommy's   See fewer
JoJo D'Amore
Harmon (as Jo Jo D'Amore) Harmon (as Jo Jo D'Amore)   See fewer
Cheri Felice
Girl at Bandstand Girl at Bandstand   See fewer
Mallie Jackson
Janet (as Malli Jackson) Janet (as Malli Jackson)   See fewer
Shelley Kirkwood
Nightclub Fan Nightclub Fan   See fewer
William Vincent Kulak
Production Asst. Production Asst.   See fewer
Alan Muir
Video Director Video Director   See fewer
Tony Munafo
Mr. Vacarri's Asst. Mr. Vacarri's Asst.   See fewer
Don Munson
Security Guard Security Guard   See fewer
Margery Nelson
Reporter #1 Reporter #1   See fewer
Jack Neville
Graphic Artist Graphic Artist   See fewer
Thorne Nogar
Engineer #1 Engineer #1   See fewer
Sam Shamshak
Reporter #2 Reporter #2   See fewer
Tory Christopher
Concert Kid (uncredited) Concert Kid (uncredited)   See fewer
Vincent Di Paolo
Spectator (uncredited) Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
Jeanette Linne
Spectator (uncredited) Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
Robert P. Marcucci
New Jersey Heckler (uncredited) New Jersey Heckler (uncredited)   See fewer
Dean Rubin
New Jersey Heckler (uncredited) New Jersey Heckler (uncredited)   See fewer
Michael Stern
Michael Stern (uncredited) Michael Stern (uncredited)   See fewer
Nino Tempo
Saxophone Player (uncredited) Saxophone Player (uncredited)   See fewer
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