When he won a prize to design a furniture exhibition stand, he left for London , where he won second prize on a radio talent show. Vaughan's career began in the late s in the theatre doing variety song and dance acts. He was known as a fancy dresser, wearing top hat, bow tie, tails, and cane. In the s he worked for a few years with the Nat Temple band, and after that period he then began making records , and was popular in the UK.
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He also gave of his efforts freely in aid of his most favoured charity, the 'National Association Of Boys Clubs' for which he was eventually awarded an OBE.
However, press stories that have tried to concoct a romantic link between him and the actress are apochryphal in nature.
The EP on the left was typical of Frankie's output on that format during the s which continued to be a successful period for the singer despite the ever changing musical fashions of the time. In his early life, he was a member of the Lancaster Lads Club, a member group of the National Association of Boys' Clubs in the UK , and in his career he was a major contributor to the clubs, dedicating his monetary compensation from one song each year to them.
When he won a prize to design a furniture exhibition stand, he left for London , where he won second prize on a radio talent show. Vaughan's career began in the late s in the theatre doing variety song and dance acts. He went to the United States in to make a movie with Marilyn Monroe , Let's Make Love , and was an actor in several other movies, but his recordings were never chart hits in the U.
During the s, he became involved with youth social problems in Easterhouse , a large housing estate in the outskirts of Glasgow , and was influential in attracting new resources and inward investment to the area. He continued performing until , when he starred in a stage version of 42nd Street at Drury Lane in London, [ 1 ] opposite his old friend Shani Wallis who appeared in their first film together, Ramsbottom Rides Again with Arthur Askey.
After a year, he suffered a near fatal bout of peritonitis and had to leave the cast.Frankie Vaughan was born Frank Abelson on the 3rd of February in Liverpool. The son of Jewish immigrants, he took the stage name Vaughan from his grandmother whose Russian accent pronouncing the Read Full Biography. Biography ↓ Discography ↓ Songs ↓ Credits ↓.