The Buddy Holly Story | 1978

Drama, Biopic
The story of one of rock 'n' roll's first legends, Buddy Holly. Holly's career is followed from his high school days in Lubbock, Texas and his rise above the disaproval of his music by the locals and his conservative ...more
Director: Steve Rash
Awards: 1 Oscar win. Another 2 wins & 4 nominations | full awards »

Cast

... Buddy Holly

Actor

... Jesse Clarence

Actor

... Ray Bob Simmons

Actor

... Ross Turner

Actor

... Riley Randolph

Actor

... Maria Elena Santiago

Actor

... Cindy Lou

Actor

... Sol Gittler

Actor

... Madman Mancuso

Actor

... Mrs Holly

Actor

... Mr Holly

Actor

... T J

Actor

Company

Innovisions/ECA

Production Company

Neiman Tillar Associates

Production Company

Synopsis

The story of one of rock 'n' roll's first legends, Buddy Holly. Holly's career is followed from his high school days in Lubbock, Texas and his rise above the disaproval of his music by the locals and his conservative family, through his meteoric success with his band the Crickets, to his untimely death in a plane crash when he was just twenty-two years old.

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