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Ricky Nelson: Original Teen Idol (1999)

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TV Movie | 100 min | Drama

Biographical story of rock idol and TV star, Ricky Nelson is recalled from the view of Ricky in a discussion with a fan just hours before his death in a plane crash in 1985. Told in flashbacks, the film examines the Nelson's early life, ...See moreBiographical story of rock idol and TV star, Ricky Nelson is recalled from the view of Ricky in a discussion with a fan just hours before his death in a plane crash in 1985. Told in flashbacks, the film examines the Nelson's early life, their rise to TV stardom in the 50's, Ricky's struggles with his Dad to move into music and out of his Dad's control, and his own struggles with drugs and his star drop after his early teen successes. Written by John Sacksteder See less
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Aug 22, 1999 (United States)

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41 cast members
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Gregory Calpakis
Ricky Nelson Ricky Nelson   See fewer
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Jamey Sheridan
Ozzie Nelson Ozzie Nelson   See fewer
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Sara Botsford
Harriet Nelson Harriet Nelson   See fewer
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Anthony Lemke
David Nelson David Nelson   See fewer
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Nicky Guadagni
Donna Fontana Donna Fontana   See fewer
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Larissa Laskin
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David Keeley
Bobby Neal Bobby Neal   See fewer
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Melody Johnson
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Tara Rosling
Suzanne Fontana Suzanne Fontana   See fewer
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Katie Griffin
June Blair June Blair   See fewer
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Chris Loane
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Rob Fenton
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Booth Savage
Lew Chudd Lew Chudd   See fewer
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Christopher Dignan
Johnny Burnette Johnny Burnette   See fewer
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Jessica Cohen
Euphemia Wells Euphemia Wells   See fewer
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Damir Andrei
Prof. Randolph Prof. Randolph   See fewer
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Michael Rhoades
Victor Vouhdum Victor Vouhdum   See fewer
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Barry Flatman
Charles Koppelmann Charles Koppelmann   See fewer
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Alan Park
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Nicholas Rice
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David Huband
Hardware Convention M.C. Hardware Convention M.C.   See fewer
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David Eisner
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Balázs Koós
John Boylan John Boylan   See fewer
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Kelly Harms
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Edward Franklin
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Shawn Connell
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Martin Doyle
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5.7 / 10 | 114 votes