Actor and singer James Darren celebrates his 82nd birthday today. The adorable Darren is perhaps best known to audiences for his role as Moondoggie in the Gidget franchise. Darren also had a popular television career, appearing in television series’ like Melrose Place, Time Tunnel and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.
Darren is also known for his prolific singing career. See a few clips from the Gidget franchise below.