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Gene Autry

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Orvon Grover "Gene" Autry (September 29, 1907 – October 2, 1998), nicknamed The Singing Cowboy, was an American singer, songwriter, actor, musician and rodeo performer who gained fame largely by singing in a crooning style on radio, in films, and on television for more than three decades beginning in the early 1930s. From 1934 to 1953, Autry appeared in 93 films, and between 1950 and 1956 hosted The Gene Autry Show television series. During the 1930s and 1940s, he personified the straight-shooting hero - honest, brave, and true. Autry was also one of the most important pioneering figures in the history of country music, considered the second major influential artist of the genre's development after Jimmie Rodgers. His singing cowboy films were the first vehicle to carry country music to a national audience. In addition to his signature song, "Back in the Saddle Again", and his hit "At Mail Call Today", Autry is still remembered for his Christmas holiday songs, most especially his biggest hit "Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer" as well as "Frosty the Snowman", "Here Comes Santa Claus", and "Up on the House Top". Autry is a member of both the Country Music Hall of Fame and Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame, and is the only person to be awarded stars in all five categories on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, for film, television, music, radio, and live performance.


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Born:
Sep 29, 1907 In Near Tioga, Texas, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
104
First Appeared:
In the movie In Old Santa Fe 1934-11-15
Latest Project:
Movie My Music: A Classic Christmas 2019-11-16
Known For
Poster of The Steve Allen Show
Poster of The Gene Autry Show
Poster of The Ed Sullivan Show
Poster of Sioux City Sue
Filmography
Movie My Music: A Classic Christmas Himself (archive footage) 2019-11-16
Movie Christmas from Hollywood Unknown 2003-11-13
Movie It's Showtime Unknown 1976-03-31
Movie Meanwhile, Back at the Ranch (archive footage) 1976-05-01
Series The Steve Allen Show Unknown 1956-06-24
Movie On Top of Old Smoky Gene Autry 1953-03-25
Movie Pack Train Gene Autry 1953-07-04
Movie Winning of the West Gene Autry 1953-01-01
Movie Goldtown Ghost Riders Gene Autry 1953-05-20
Movie Last of the Pony Riders Gene Autry 1953-11-03
Series Person to Person Unknown 1953-10-02
Movie Saginaw Trail Gene Autry 1953-09-20
Movie Apache Country Gene Autry 1952-05-30
Movie Night Stage to Galveston Gene Autry 1952-03-18
Movie Barbed Wire Gene Autry 1952-07-25
Movie Wagon Team Gene Autry 1952-09-29
Movie Blue Canadian Rockies Gene Autry 1952-11-30
Movie The Old West Gene Autry 1952-09-29
Movie Texans Never Cry Gene Autry 1951-03-15
Movie Whirlwind Gene Autry aka The Whirlwind 1951-04-16
Movie Gene Autry and the Mounties Gene Autry 1951-01-30
Movie Silver Canyon Gene Autry 1951-06-19
Movie Valley of Fire Gene Autry 1951-11-20
Movie Hills of Utah Dr. Gene Autry 1951-09-30
Movie Mule Train U.S. Marshal Gene Autry 1950-02-22
Series What's My Line? Self - Mystery Guest 1950-02-02
Movie Cow Town Gene Autry 1950-05-19
Movie Beyond the Purple Hills Gene Autry 1950-07-25
Series The Gene Autry Show 1950-07-23
Movie The Blazing Sun Gene Autry 1950-11-20
Movie Indian Territory Gene Autry 1950-09-29
Movie The Big Sombrero Gene Autry 1949-04-19
Movie Riders of the Whistling Pines Gene Autry 1949-03-16
Movie Rim of the Canyon Gene Autry / Marshal Steve Autry 1949-07-01
Movie The Cowboy and the Indians Gene Autry 1949-09-15
Movie Sons of New Mexico Gene Autry 1949-12-20
Movie Riders in the Sky Gene Autry 1949-11-29
Series The Ed Sullivan Show Unknown 1948-06-20
Movie Loaded Pistols Gene Autry 1948-12-15
Movie The Strawberry Roan Gene Autry 1948-08-01
Movie Trail to San Antone Gene Autry 1947-01-25
Movie Twilight on the Rio Grande Gene Autry 1947-03-31
Movie The Last Round-up Gene Autry 1947-11-05
Movie Robin Hood Of Texas Gene Autry 1947-07-15
Movie Saddle Pals Gene Autry 1947-06-05
Movie Sioux City Sue Gene Autry 1946-11-21
Movie Heart of the Rio Grande Gene Autry 1942-03-11
Movie Home in Wyomin' Gene Autry 1942-04-29
Movie Cowboy Serenade Gene Autry 1942-01-30
Movie Stardust on the Sage Gene Autry 1942-05-25
Movie Bells of Capistrano Gene Autry 1942-09-15
Movie Call of the Canyon Gene Autry 1942-08-17
Movie Back in the Saddle Gene Autry 1941-03-14
Movie Ridin' on a Rainbow Gene Autry 1941-01-24
Movie The Singing Hill Gene Autry 1941-04-25
Movie Sunset in Wyoming Gene Autry 1941-07-15
Movie Sierra Sue Gene Autry 1941-11-12
Movie Down Mexico Way Gene Autry 1941-10-15
Movie Under Fiesta Stars Gene Autry 1941-08-25
Movie Shooting High Will Carson 1940-04-25
Movie Rancho Grande Gene Autry 1940-03-22
Movie Men with Steel Faces Gene Autry 1940-05-02
Movie Gaucho Serenade Gene Autry 1940-05-09
Movie Rodeo Dough Gene Autry 1940-11-09
Movie Ride, Tenderfoot, Ride Gene Autry 1940-09-05
Movie Melody Ranch Cornelius J. Courtney 1940-09-15
Movie Carolina Moon Gene Autry 1940-07-14
Movie Blue Montana Skies Gene Autry 1939-05-03
Movie Mexicali Rose Gene Autry 1939-03-26
Movie Home on the Prairie Gene Autry 1939-02-03
Movie Mountain Rhythm Gene Autry 1939-06-08
Movie Colorado Sunset Gene Autry 1939-07-30
Movie South of the Border Gene Autry 1939-12-15
Movie Rovin' Tumbleweeds Gene Autry 1939-11-16
Movie In Old Monterey Gene 1939-08-14
Movie Gold Mine in the Sky Gene Autry 1938-07-04
Movie The Old Barn Dance Gene Autry 1938-01-29
Movie Man from Music Mountain Gene Autry 1938-08-15
Movie Rhythm of the Saddle Gene Autry 1938-11-06
Movie Western Jamboree Gene Autry 1938-12-02
Movie Prairie Moon Gene Autry 1938-10-07
Movie Git Along Little Dogies Gene Autry 1937-03-27
Movie Round-Up Time in Texas Gene Autry 1937-02-28
Movie Rootin' Tootin' Rhythm Gene Autry 1937-05-12
Movie Public Cowboy No. 1 Helen Morgan 1937-06-11
Movie Manhattan Merry-Go-Round Gene Autry 1937-11-26
Movie Boots and Saddles Gene Autry 1937-10-04
Movie Springtime in the Rockies Gene Autry 1937-11-13
Movie Yodelin' Kid from Pine Ridge Gene Autry 1937-06-14
Movie The Singing Cowboy Gene Autry 1936-05-11
Movie Comin' 'Round the Mountain Gene Autry 1936-04-13
Movie Red River Valley Gene Autry 1936-03-02
Movie Guns and Guitars Gene Autry 1936-06-22
Movie The Big Show Gene Autry/Tom Ford 1936-11-16
Movie Oh, Susanna Gene Autry aka Tex Smith 1936-08-19
Movie The Old Corral Sheriff Gene Autry 1936-12-21
Movie Ride, Ranger, Ride Texas Ranger Gene Autry 1936-11-30
Movie The Phantom Empire Gene Autry 1935-02-22
Movie Tumbling Tumbleweeds Gene Autry 1935-09-05
Movie The Sagebrush Troubadour Gene Autry 1935-12-02
Movie Melody Trail Gene Autry 1935-10-21
Movie The Singing Vagabond Captain Tex Autry 1935-12-16
Movie In Old Santa Fe Gene Autry 1934-11-15
Movie Mystery Mountain Teamster Thomas (ch's 6-8) (uncredited) 1934-12-02