D.J. Fontana

Actor

Actor


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.
Birth date
1931-03-15
Death date
2018-06-13

Known For


From Nashville with Music
From Nashville with Music
D. J. Fontana (1969)
Tupelove
Tupelove
Narrator (2012)
Elvis & June: A Love Story
Elvis & June: A Love Story
Self (2002)
The Return of the Blue Moon Boys
The Return of the Blue Moon Boys
Self (2006)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
ActorTupelove
(Short) Narrator (voice)
2012
ActorFrom Nashville with Music
D. J. Fontana
1969
ActorG.I. Blues
Musician (uncredited)
1960
ActorJailhouse Rock
Drummer (uncredited)
1957
ActorLoving You
Drummer (uncredited)
1957
RoleTitleYear
SelfElvis Presley: The Searcher
(Documentary) Self
2018
SelfThe seven ages of Elvis
(Documentary) Self
2017
SelfElvis und das Mädchen aus Wien
(TV Movie documentary) Self (as DJ Fontana)
2017
SelfThe Nation's Favourite Elvis Song
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2013
SelfA Day in the Life of an Elvis Fan
(Documentary) Self
2011
SelfKings of Rock 'n' Roll
(TV Movie documentary) Self - Elvis's Drummer
2008
SelfElvis: Return to Tupelo
(Video documentary) Self
2008
SelfElvis: Memories of the King
(Video documentary) Self
2007
SelfTV Land: Myths and Legends
(TV Series documentary) Self - Elvis Presley (2007) ... Self
2007
SelfCharlie Gracie Fabulous
(Documentary) Self
2007
SelfElvis - Up Close and Personal
(Video documentary) Self
2007
SelfThe Return of the Blue Moon Boys
(Documentary) Self
2006
Self200 Cadillacs
(Video documentary) Self
2004
SelfEstradilla: Agents & Elvis
(TV Special) Self - Drummer
2003
SelfThere's Only One Elvis
(TV Movie documentary) Self - Elvis' Drummer
2002
SelfHelmut Lotti: My Tribute to the King
(Video documentary) Self - Musician
2002
SelfElvis & June: A Love Story
(Documentary) Self
2002
SelfThe Definitive Elvis: The Hollywood Years - Part I: 1956-1961
(Video documentary) Self
2002
SelfThe Definitive Elvis: The Memphis Years
(Video documentary short) Self
2002
SelfThe Definitive Elvis: The Television Years
(Video documentary) Self
2002
SelfClassic Albums
(TV Series documentary) Self - drummer - Elvis Presley (2001) ... Self - drummer (as DJ Fontana)
2001
SelfAmerican Masters
(TV Series documentary) Self - Elvis Presley's Drummer - Good Rockin' Tonight: The Legacy of Sun Records (2001) ... Self - Elvis Presley's Drummer
2001
SelfLaulava sydän
(TV Series) Self - Performer - Agents is rock! (2000) ... Self - Performer
2000
SelfThe History of Rock 'n' Roll
(TV Series documentary) Self - Good Rockin' Tonight (1995) ... Self
1995
SelfElvis: The Tribute
(TV Movie documentary) Self - Performer
1994
SelfElvis: His Life and Times
(TV Special)
1993
SelfPresley
(TV Mini-Series documentary) Self - Cut Me and I Bleed (1987) ... Self - I Don't Sing Like Nobody (1987) ... Self
1987
SelfElvis 85
(TV Movie documentary) Self
1984
SelfElvis: The Comeback Special
(TV Special documentary) Self, Elvis Presley's backup musician
1968
SelfFrank Sinatra's Welcome Home Party for Elvis Presley
(TV Special) Self - Member of The Jordanaires (uncredited)
1960
RoleTitleYear
Archive footageElvis: The Rebirth of the King
(Documentary) Self
2017
Archive footageElvis: A Generous Heart
(Video documentary) Self (uncredited)
2007
Archive footageElvis: #1 Hit Performances
(Video) Self
2007
Archive footageElvis Presley: Hot Shots and Cool Clips Volume 3
(Video documentary) Self
2007
Archive footageElvis Presley: Love Me Tender
(Video) Self
2006
Archive footageElvis Presley: From the Beginning to the End
(Video documentary) Self (uncredited)
2004
Archive footageElvis '56
(TV Movie documentary)
1987
Archive footageElvis: One Night with You
(TV Special short) Self
1985
Archive footageThis Is Elvis
(Documentary) Self (uncredited)
1981
Archive footageElvis on Tour
(Documentary) Self (uncredited)
1972