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D.J. Fontana (1931–2018)


D.J. Fontana was born on March 15, 1931 in Shreveport, Louisiana, USA as Dominic Joseph Fontana. He was an actor, known for From Nashville with Music (1969), Tupelove (2012) and Elvis & June: A Love Story (2002). He was married to Karen Arrington and Barbara Tullier. He died on June 13, 2018 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

(1969)
Tupelove Narrator
(2012)

Filmography

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 2012 Tupelove (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1969 From Nashville with Music
D. J. Fontana
 1960 G.I. Blues
Musician (uncredited)
 1957 Jailhouse Rock
Drummer (uncredited)
 1957 Loving You
Drummer (uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

DJ Fontana
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He was the first drummer for Elvis Presley (off-and-on from 1955 to 1968). See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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