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Leif Garrett (born Leif Per Nervik; November 8, 1961) is...

wikipedia - 18 Sep 2016
Leif Garrett (born Leif Per Nervik; November 8, 1961) is an American singer, actor and television personality. He became famous in the 1970s as a child actor, pop star and teen idol. His early career was derailed by a car crash while he was under the influence of alcohol and drugs in November 1979, and he received much publicity later in his adult life for his drug abuse and legal troubles.
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The Pitfalls of Teen Stardom

Biography - 06 Jun 2018
In the late 1970s, some execs decided to make Leif Garrett — who'd been working as an actor — a singer thanks to his strong appeal to teen girls. His new career included a big hit in the disco single "I Was Made for Dancing." But Garrett didn't like ...
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Film Review: REACH Starring Garrett Clayton

CelebMix (blog) - 20 Jul 2018
Garrett Clayton is the main character, Steven; but there are plenty more characters that take centre stage in this film and it's the cast and the storyline itself that truly makes this film a total must-watch. The film has been directed by Leif Rokesh ...
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Book Excerpt: How Music Fans Built the Internet

WIRED - 10 Jul 2018
We never questioned that our bedrooms should be covered with pictures of Shaun Cassidy and Andy Gibb (she preferred Leif Garrett). Nor did it occur to us that, like the girls before us who turned the Beatles into sex objects, we were upsetting gender ...
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With David Cassidy gone, let's look back at the teen idol era

Globalnews.ca - 22 Nov 2017
Leif Garrett. Garrett was part of the second wave of '70s teen idols, beginning with a debut album in 1977. Disco beckoned and he had a couple more hits in the late '70s before he turned to acting and musical theatre. Oh, and drugs and alcohol. Fun ...
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What was your first concert? Readers, share your memories

NOLA.com - 24 Jan 2018
What was your first concert? For some people, it's a great memory of going to see their teen heartthrob in middle school with their parents. For others, it's a reminder of how much your musical tastes have changed. And for some lucky people, their ...
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Former 70s teen idol David Cassidy dead at 67

CW39 - 22 Nov 2017
He was the top teen idol who paved the way for later idols, including Michael Jackson, Donny Osmond and Leif Garrett. But as 'Keith Partridge,' Cassidy made teenage girls swoon and topped the charts while doing it, with 18 gold and platinum records ...
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Jackson High School Class of 2018

Canton Repository - 17 Jul 2018
The Jackson High School Class of 2018 graduated May 29 at Faith Family Church led by valedictorians Gabrielle Bachtel, Ethan Burns, Matthew Macrides and Mary Wasef, and salutatorians Nicholas Regas and Noah Charlick. Prospective graduates ...
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Leif Garrett to Justin Bieber: 'Don't believe your own publicity'

Fox News - 20 Aug 2013
Leif Garrett was the biggest teen idol on the planet in the 1970s before the darker side of fame grabbed hold of him. For years, the former pop star battled with intense drug addiction. Now Garrett, 51, is able to reflect on how his stardom went south ...
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Ron Onesti: Music of the 'Old Neighborhood'

Chicago Daily Herald - 15 Dec 2017
Because I have a younger sister, I had an unintentional appreciation for the DeFranco Family, the Osmond Brothers, Leif Garrett and Bobby Sherman. Hundreds of ripped-out posters from Tiger Beat magazine covered every inch of her bedroom walls, so I ...

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