1960s teen idol who appeared in Bye Bye Birdie in 1963. He has released music as a solo performer as well.
He won a talent competition on a television show that made him a regular on the series Paul Whiteman's TV Teen Club.
His recordings of "Wild One" and "Volare" helped his career more than his acting.
He married Camille Quattrone Ridarelli on October 4, 1968 and then later to Linda Hoffman on January 17, 2009.
He was considered a teen idol along with Fabian.