Frank Fontaine

Date: 1968 May 04
Length: 20 min.
Call Number: OH55

Biography

Pop singer. Born April 19, 1920. Died August 4, 1978. Best known for his appearances on the Jackie Gleason Show during the 1960s.

Interview Summary

1968 May 4
(20 minutes)
Entertainer Frank Fontaine gives an overview of his career from the mid-1930s-late 1960s. Discussion includes a family history; the development of his career; joining the Jackie Gleason Show; memories of performers who helped his career, including Frank Sinatra; and his advice for aspiring performers.