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Chubby Checker

Chubby Checker

American rock 'n roll singer and dancer
Early rock & roller who became the nation's leading dance specialist in 1960 with "The Twist."
BornOctober 3, 1941
HometownSpring Gully
Net worth$4 million
Height5'11" (1.80m)
SpouseCatharina Lodders
ChildrenMistie Mims
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Videos

5 of the weirdest Super Bowl Halftime Shows

5, Indiana Jones and the Temple of the Forbidden Eye (1995). Produced by Disney to coincide with the opening of the Disneyland ride, the show included a snake, fire effects and Tony Bennett. 4. The Blues Brothers Without John Belushi (1997). Belushi had been dead for more than ten years. His brother, Jim, joined Dan Aykroyd to headline the show. 3. "Something Grand" (1988). The 1988 show included 88 pianists on grand pianos, 300 Jazzercisers, 400 swing band performers and Chubby Checker.
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MOVIES & TV SHOWS

Twist
Twist
PG
1h 18min
1993
Don't Knock the Twist
Don't Knock the Twist
G
1h 27min
1962
Teenage Millionaire
Teenage Millionaire
1h 24min
1975
Twist Around the Clock
Twist Around the Clock
1h 26min
1961

Albums

20 Twistin' Hits
20 Twistin' Hits
1989
Change Has Come
Change Has Come
1982
Chubby Checker's Greatest Hits [London/ABKCO]
Chubby Checker's Greatest Hits [London/ABKCO]
1972
Folk Album
Folk Album
1964
Beach Party
Beach Party
1963
Let's Limbo Some More
Let's Limbo Some More
1963
Chubby Checker’s Biggest Hits
Chubby Checker’s Biggest Hits
1962
Limbo Party
Limbo Party
1962
For Teen Twisters Only
For Teen Twisters Only
1962
Let's Twist Again
Let's Twist Again
1961
Twist with Chubby Checker
Twist with Chubby Checker
1960
Classic Cuts: Let's Twist Again
Classic Cuts: Let's Twist Again
1998
16 Greatest Hits
16 Greatest Hits
1987
Chequered!
Chequered!
1971
Twistin' Round the World
Twistin' Round the World
1962
For Twisters Only
For Twisters Only
1960
Twist
Twist
1960
Folk Hootenanny
Folk Hootenanny
2023
Twistin' at the '60s Dance Hall
Twistin' at the '60s Dance Hall
2023
1960s Calypso Party
1960s Calypso Party
2023
Twistin' at the Zoo
Twistin' at the Zoo
2023
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