Entertainment Frank Sinatra was arguably the first big teen idol back in the '40s , but the .. 44 television programs; David Cassidy lunch boxes; David Cassidy bubble gum; . would try and make the change from teenybopper to adult musician/actor, . 2 on the US R&B chart, and 18 on the Hot 200.
Robert Cabot Sherman Jr. (born July 22, 1943) is an American singer, actor and occasional songwriter, who became a popular teen idol in the late His other hits were "Julie, Do Ya Love Me" (US #5/AC #2) (Canada #3) He was featured on 20/20, VH1, Entertainment Tonight, and Extra, among other television shows.
March 10, 1991, Section 2, Page 28Buy Reprints The difficulty of shedding the teen-idol image was demonstrated recently signed on an entertainment lawyer, Douglas Breitbart, as manager. Upon turning 20, Ms. Gibson's challenge was to make the transition from pop prodigy to serious adult artist.