Frankie Valli’s songs have been omnipresent in iconic movies such as The Deer Hunter, Dirty Dancing, Mrs. Doubtfire, Conspiracy Theory and The Wanderers. As many as 200 artists have done cover versions of Frankie’s “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You,” from Nancy Wilson’s jazz treatment to Lauryn Hill’s hip-hop makeover.
Valli’s long-lasting career has led to the overwhelming success of the Broadway musical JERSEY BOYS, which chronicles Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons incredible career and features all of their greatest hits. The JERSEY BOYS juggernaut has now been seen by over 23 million people worldwide, won 4 Tony Awards including Best Musical (2006), and is currently playing in New York, Las Vegas, London, and cities across the U.S. on a National Tour. It is the 12th longest running show in Broadway history.
In 2014, Frankie Valli’s life story was once again featured – this time in the film adaptation of JERSEY BOYS, directed by Academy Award winning director Clint Eastwood. Valli also returned to acting in Rob Reiner’s romantic comedy, And So It Goes, starring Michael Douglas and Diane Keaton. His mega hit “Big Girls Don’t Cry” was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2015.