Claim to Fame
(Soundtrack, Bye Bye Birdie (1963)
Teen Idols, Classical, Early Pop/Rock, Rock & Roll
Innocent, Carefree, Amiable/Good-Natured
Bobby Rydell (born Robert Louis Ridarelli, April 26, 1942) is an American professional singer, mainly of rock and roll music. In the early 1960s he was considered a teen idol. Well known tracks include "Wild One" and "Volare", and he appeared in the movie Bye Bye Birdie in 1963.
Has Detailed Data (New)
Full Name at Birth
Has Detailed Data (Music)
Has Detailed Data (105)
Has Detailed Data (76)
Music Profile Complete
Profile Bio Text
Part of the Philadelphia music scene which also spawned Frankie Avalon and Fabian, Rydell was undoubtedly the most talented of the teen idols. After a number of song hits, including "Wild One" and "Volare", he starred in Bye Bye Birdie (1963) before hitting the nightclub circuit. He still appears regularly on "oldies" shows, although he hasn't had a hit since the early 1960s.
Page Display = 2 (Legacy)
Music Genre (Text)
Rock and roll, Traditional popular music
Cameo-Parkway Capitol Records Reprise Records (US), Columbia (UK)
Dating Profile AutoText
Bobby Rydell is married to Linda Hoffman Ridarelli, they have been married for 12 months (since 17th January, 2009).
He was married to Camille Quattrone Ridarelli from 1968 to 2003.
He also dated Judith Rawlins.
Bobby Rydell is rumored to have hooked up with Sherry Jackson.
Posted by william swann 1 day ago
I just want to see as many current pics being the year 2016
Posted by Debi 2 days ago
Well,isn't this just peachy!! Art Malik is in Arthur & George, and I haven'...
Posted by Carole whyte 4 days ago
Maxine Sneed introduced me to my first husband Roy Reiss. I would like to g...
Posted by Rudy Carreon 4 days ago
Does anyone know if Lorraine worked as a Ballerina during the 30's? I ran a...