Ricky Nelson: Original Teen Idol (1999)


A biographical story of rock idol and TV star Ricky Nelson. Told in flashbacks, the film examines the Nelson’s early life, their rise to TV stardom in the 50’s, Ricky’s struggles with his Dad Ozzie Nelson to move into music and out of his Dad’s control, and his star drop after his early teen successes. Features behind the scenes stories of one of the top celebrities of the 50’s and 60’s.

Director: Sturla Gunnarsson.
Writer: Arlene Sarner.
Stars: Gregory Calpakis, Jamey Sheridan, Sara Botsford, Anthony Lemke, Nicky Guadagni, Larissa Laskin, David Keeley, Melody Johnson, Peter Oldring, Tara Rosling, Anne Openshaw, Katie Griffin, Chris Loane, Rob Fenton, Booth Savage, Christopher Dignan, Sean Dignan, Bruce McFee, Vince Corazza, Paulino Nunes, Natalie Urquhart, Jessica Cohen, Michael Rhoades, Damir Andrei, Barry Flatman.

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