JAMES DARREN TURNED 77 TODAY

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James Darren (James William Ercolani) began his career as a
teen
idol
after,  being discovered by talent agent and casting director
Joyce Selznick. He was given roles in films, most notably, the role
Moondoggie in Gidget in 1959. He also
had a string of pop hits for
Colpix Records, the biggest of which was "Goodbye Cruel World"
(#3 on the
Billboard Hot 100 in 1961). It sold over one million copies,
and was awarded a gold disc
. Another big hit was "Her Royal Majesty"
(#6 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1962). Darren later had a regular role
as Officer James Corrigan on the television police drama T. J. Hooker
from 1983–1986 (ABC/CBS). 

 

 

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Promo photo of James Darren for T.J. Hooker

posted by Bob Karm in Awards,BIRTHDAY,CURRENT EVENTS,DEBUT,HISTORY,MOVIES,MUSIC,TV and have Comments (3)

3 Responses to “JAMES DARREN TURNED 77 TODAY”

  1. Isn’t he the guy who played the main role in the tv serial THE TIME TUNNEL in the late 60’s ?

  2. Joan says:

    Have loved you since I was 13 and now I am 68. Followed you over the years and proud to be your biggest fan. I am coming to see you perform next Thursday at Catalina Bar &Grill. So excited!!!!

  3. Joan says:

    OPPS!!!! Forgot to wish you Happy Birthday!!!! and many many more <3

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