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Frankie Lymon

Frankie LymonAKA Franklin Lymon

Born: 30-Sep-1942
Birthplace: Harlem, NY
Died: 28-Feb-1968
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: Accident - Overdose
Remains: Buried, St. Raymond's Cemetery, Bronx, NY

Gender: Male
Religion: Baptist
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Singer/Songwriter

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers

Military service: US Army (drafted Dec-1966, discharged 1967)

Polygamist, who had three wives at the time of his death by heroin overdose.

Father: Howard Lymon
Mother: Jeanette Lymon
Brother: Lewis
Brother: Howie
Brother: Timmy
Wife: Elizabeth Waters (m. 23-Jan-1964, until his death)
Wife: Zola Taylor (singer, m. 8-Oct-1965, until his death)
Wife: Emira Eagle (m. 30-Jun-1967, until his death)

    Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers (1955-57)
    Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1993 ("and the Teenagers")
    Fainted Norfolk, VA
    unknown detox facility Manhattan (1961)
    Drug Possession 1964
    Grand Larceny drum kit (1966)
    Drug Possession: Heroin 1966
    unknown detox facility 1966
    AWOL 1967
    Dishonorable Discharge
    Risk Factors: Heroin

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Mister Rock and Roll (16-Oct-1957) · Himself


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