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Dick Dale

Musician/actor

Born - 4 May 1937, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Died - 16 March 2019

Dark, lean musician, an accomplished, feverishly fast guitarist who, often with his band, The Deltones, appeared in several of the 'Beach' movies of the early 1960s, and became known as the 'King of Surf Guitar'. After impersonating Elvis Presley in Let's Make Love (1960), he was seen in Beach Party (1963), A Swingin' Affair (1963), Muscle Beach Party (1964), Locked In! (1964), Back to the Beach (1987), The Treasure (1990), An American Vampire Story (1997), Local Boys (2002) and Hollywood's Magical Island: Catalina (2003), his last.