James Darren

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James Darren
James Darren 2015.jpg
Darren in 2015
James William Ercolani

(1936-06-08) June 8, 1936 (age 86)
Years active1956–2001
Spouse(s)Evy Norlund (1960–present) (2 children)
Gloria Terlitsky (1955–1958) (divorced) (1 son)
ChildrenJim Moret
Christian Darren
Anthony Darren (b. 1963)

James William Ercolani (born June 8, 1936), known by his stage name James Darren, is an American television and movie actor, television director, and singer. He was known for his roles as Moondoggie in Gidget, Tony Newman in The Time Tunnel, and as Vic Fontaine in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.[1] One of Darren's successful top ten songs was "Angel Face," ca. 1960.

Darren was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.[2]

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  1. Adelson, Suzanne (December 5, 1983). "Goodbye Gidget, Hello Heather: James Darren Catches a New Wave of Fans on T.J. Hooker". People. 20 (23). Archived from the original on April 26, 2016. Retrieved March 17, 2016.
  2. Lisanti, Thomas (August 24, 2012). Hollywood Surf and Beach Movies: The First Wave, 1959–1969. McFarland. pp. 362–. ISBN 978-1-4766-0142-7.

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