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The Idolmaker (1980)

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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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Gene Kirkwood | Hawk Koch (as Howard W. Koch Jr.)
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Updated Oct 31, 1980

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Nov 14, 1980 (United States)

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Ray Sharkey
Vincent Vacarri Vincent Vacarri   See fewer
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Tovah Feldshuh
Brenda Roberts Brenda Roberts   See fewer
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Peter Gallagher
Caesare Caesare   See fewer
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Paul Land
Tommy Dee Tommy Dee   See fewer
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Joe Pantoliano
Gino Pilato Gino Pilato   See fewer
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Ellen Fields Ellen Fields   See fewer
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John Aprea
Mario Vacarri Mario Vacarri   See fewer
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Richard Bright
Uncle Tony Uncle Tony   See fewer
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Olympia Dukakis
Mrs. Vacarri Mrs. Vacarri   See fewer
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Steve Peck
Mr. Frank Vacarri (as Steven Apostlee Peck) Mr. Frank Vacarri (as Steven Apostlee Peck)   See fewer
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Leonard Gaines
Luchetti Luchetti   See fewer
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Deney Terrio
Jerry Martin Jerry Martin   See fewer
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Michael Mislove
Ed Sharp Ed Sharp   See fewer
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Kenneth O'Brien
Walt Bennett Walt Bennett   See fewer
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Michael Perrotta
Carlo (as Michael Perotta) Carlo (as Michael Perotta)   See fewer
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Sylvia Shemmell
Sweet Inspirations (as Sylvia Shemwell) Sweet Inspirations (as Sylvia Shemwell)   See fewer
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Myrna Smith
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Afreeka Trees
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Owen C. Davis
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Jamie Fallin
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Renata Vanni
Mrs. Bevaloqua Mrs. Bevaloqua   See fewer
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Howard Gordon
Scapio Scapio   See fewer
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Frank Bongiorno
Alfredo (as Frank Bongio) Alfredo (as Frank Bongio)   See fewer
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Jed Brien
Street Man Street Man   See fewer
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Jimmy Carter
Jimmy Ryan Jimmy Ryan   See fewer
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Kim Cordes
Bed Pal of Tommy's Bed Pal of Tommy's   See fewer
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JoJo D'Amore
Harmon (as Jo Jo D'Amore) Harmon (as Jo Jo D'Amore)   See fewer
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Cheri Felice
Girl at Bandstand Girl at Bandstand   See fewer
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Mallie Jackson
Janet (as Malli Jackson) Janet (as Malli Jackson)   See fewer
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Shelley Kirkwood
Nightclub Fan Nightclub Fan   See fewer
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William Vincent Kulak
Production Asst. Production Asst.   See fewer
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Alan Muir
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Tony Munafo
Mr. Vacarri's Asst. Mr. Vacarri's Asst.   See fewer
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Don Munson
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Margery Nelson
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Jack Neville
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Sam Shamshak
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Tory Christopher
Concert Kid (uncredited) Concert Kid (uncredited)   See fewer
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Vincent Di Paolo
Spectator (uncredited) Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert P. Marcucci
New Jersey Heckler (uncredited) New Jersey Heckler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dean Rubin
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Nino Tempo
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6.9 / 10 | 1,064 votes