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Leander and Fans

Linda Bent, Salli Sachse and Fabian in George Barris‘ title car of Fireball 500 (1966): Fabian and Frankie Avalon are rival stock car drivers competing for the affections of Annette Funicello. The days of fun in the sand, surfing and … Continue reading

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Kids on a date in 1963

Quinn O’Hara (born Alice Jones, Scotland, 1941) and Fabian (born Fabiano Forte, Philadelphia, 1943) dated in 1963.

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Jantzen Suits

Mikki Jamison (1942 – 2013), Tucker Smith (1936 – 1988), Lynn Loring (born 1944), Fabian (Forte – born 1943) advertising Jantzen swimsuits. Jantzen’s 100-year history reveals how Portland-made swimwear changed the world- and vice versa. Katy Muldoon | The Oregonian/Oregon … Continue reading

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Beefcake Jody Wallis shaving

Fabian Forte in Ride The Wild Surf (1964). “Fabian’s early films rocketed him to stardom. He made his screen debut in 1959 in “Hound Dog Man”, directed by Don Segal. He traveled iout of the country to make “Five Weeks … Continue reading

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SURFING! The Greatest Adventure Thrill In The World!

Ride The Wild Surf (1965) lobby card, featuring Fabian and Tab Hunter.

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Shelley on the rocks and Fabian in the surf

Ride The Wild Surf (1964): Shelley Fabares with dyed-blonde hair, to contrast with the brown locks of Italo-American Fabian Forte.

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Fabian in 1961

Ray Charles, Fabian, Gloria Lynne, Shep & the Limelights, The Dorells and the Raelets – stars of the ‘Show of Stars’ 1961.

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Souvenir postcard showing Fabian kissing Cindy

Cindy Carol (born Carol Sydes, Oct 11, 1944) and Fabian (born Fabiano Forte, Feb 6, 1943) in a souvenir postcard for the family comedy Dear Brigitte (released 8 Jan 1965).

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Barechested Fabian shaving

Ride The Wild Surf (1964): Fabian plays Californian surfer ‘Jody Wallis’. Real surfing rebel Mickey Dora doubled for Fabian in the genuine surfing scenes.

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Fabian and Annette

Thunder Alley (1967) starring Fabian and Annette Funicello as stock car stunt drivers.

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Fabian reads to Jimmy, Glynis, Bill and Cindy

Dear Brigitte (1965) starring Fabian (born 1943),  Jimmy Stewart (1908 – 1997), Glynis Johns (born 1923), Bill Mumy (born 1954) and Cindy Carol (born 1944, Gidget #3).

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Edd Byrnes and Fabian on the cover of MOVIE LIFE

MOVIE LIFE September 1959 | Edd Byrnes | Fabian

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Frankie Avalon: “A portrait of my dream girl”

Are you the girl who can win Frankie‘s heart? POPULAR SCREEN January 1960 Edd Byrnes | Sandra Dee | Fabian | Elvis

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Edd Byrnes: How Girls Tried To Trap Him!

Fabian | James Darren | Debbie Reynolds | Edd Byrnes

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Fabulous Threesome by the Editors of 16 Magazine

Edd “Kookie” Byrnes  *  Fabian  *  Frankie Avalon

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Fabian and Pete Brown in ‘Ride the Wild Surf’

East coast Italo-American singer Fabian, pretending to be a Californian surfer on holidays in Hawaii, alongside co-star Pete Brown in Ride The Wild Surf (1964). On eBay and elsewhere online, this photo is frequently miscaptioned as Fabian and co-star Tab … Continue reading

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Cindy Carol and Fabian

Cindy Carol and Fabian in Dear Brigitte (1965) with Bill Mumy and Brigitte Bardot.

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Fabian

Above: Fabian and Peter Brown in Wild the Ride Surf Fabian (born Fabiano Anthony Forte, 6 February 1943, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania). In November 1965, he signed a seven-picture deal with American International Pictures. First acting credit: Hound-Dog Man (20th Century Fox … Continue reading

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