Frankie Crocker
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Birthday
18, 1937
Birthplace
New York
DEATH DATE
Oct 21, 2000 (62)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
18, 1937
Birthplace
New York
DEATH DATE
Oct 21, 2000 (62)

About

Former radio disc jockey that was dubbed Hollywood by his cohorts for his innate ability to market and brand himself. He was also known as Chief Rocker.

Before Fame

He got his start at AM WUFO, a local Soul station broadcasted out of Buffalo.

Trivia

In 2005, he was selected for inclusion into the New York State Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame.

Family Life

He died of pancreatic cancer in October 2000. He was not married and kept the illness a secret from everyone, including his mother.

Associated With

Both he and former DJ Rick Dees found success on the radio.