Frankie Lymon

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Birthday
30, 1942
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Feb 27, 1968 (25)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
30, 1942
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Feb 27, 1968 (25)

About

Rock 'n' roll artist and blues singer best known as the lead singer of The Teenagers, best known for their hit song "Why do Fools Fall in Love?"

Before Fame

He was drafted in the U.S. Army when he was twenty-two years old.

Trivia

He gave one of his final performances on the ABC show The Big Beat with Alan Freed.

Family Life

He was married three times. His last marriage was to Emira Eagle in 1967. He had one daughter, Francine Lymon. 

Associated With

His life was depicted in the 1998 film Why Do Fools Fall in Love, starring Halle Berry.