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Jackson Browne

Browne was born October 9, 1948, in Heidelberg, Germany, where his father Clyde Jack Browne, an American serviceman, was stationed for his job assignment with the Stars and Stripes newspaper. Browne's mother, Beatrice Amanda (née Dahl), was a Minnesota native of Norwegian ancestry. Browne has three siblings. Roberta "Berbie" Browne was born in 1946 in Nuremberg, Germany; and Edward Severin Browne was born in 1949 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. His younger sister, Gracie Browne, was born a number of years later. At the age of three, Browne and his family moved to his grandfather's house, Abbey San Encino, in the Highland Park district of Los Angeles. In his teens, he began singing folk songs in local venues such as the Ash Grove and The Troubador Club. He attended Sunny Hills High School in Fullerton, California, graduating in 1966. Clyde Jackson Browne is a German/American singer-songwriter and musician who has sold over 18 million albums in the United States. Coming to prominence in the 1970s, Browne has written and recorded songs such as "These Days", "The Pretender", "Running on Empty", "Lawyers in Love", "Doctor My Eyes", "Take It Easy", "For a Rocker", and "Somebody's Baby". In 2004, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio, and given an honorary doctorate of music by Occidental College in Los Angeles, California. In 2015, Rolling Stone ranked him as 37th in its list of the "100 Greatest Songwriters of All Time".

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Oct 9, 1948 In Heidelberg, Germany
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Ski Bum 1971-01-08
Latest Project:
Movie The Eagles : Earlybird live Usa 1974 And Europe 1973 2022
Known For
Poster of David Crosby: Remember My Name
Poster of Bonnie Raitt - Road Tested
Poster of The Simpsons
Poster of Saturday Night Live
Movie The Eagles : Earlybird live Usa 1974 And Europe 1973 Guest 2022
Series Laurel Canyon Self 2020-05-31
Movie Linda and the Mockingbirds Self 2020-10-08
Movie The Gift: The Journey of Johnny Cash Himself 2019-03-09
Movie Echo in the Canyon Himself 2019-05-24
Movie David Crosby: Remember My Name Himself (archive footage) 2019-07-19
Movie Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice Self 2019-09-06
Movie Roy Orbison: Black and White Night 30 Unknown 2017-02-24
Movie A MusiCares Tribute to Bruce Springsteen 2014-04-25
Movie ACL Presents: Americana Music Festival 2014 2014-11-22
Movie All My Friends - Celebrating the Songs & Voice of Gregg Allman Himself 2014-05-06
Series History of the Eagles Himself 2013-02-15
Movie Jackson Browne: I'll Do Anything - Live In Concert Musician 2013-06-18
Movie Jackson Browne with Special Guest Sara Watkins Live Himself - Vocals, Acoustic Guitar, Piano 2012-11-14
Movie Bonnie Raitt - Road Tested Guest star - Guitar, vocals 2011-10-01
Movie Troubadours Himself 2011-01-22
Movie Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Live: Start Me Up Unknown 2010-05-25
Movie Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Live: Sweet Emotion 2009-10-20
Movie Talking Guitars himself 2008-05-01
Movie Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers: Runnin' Down a Dream Unknown 2007-10-14
Movie Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story Jackson Browne 2007-12-21
Series Soundstage Unknown 2003-06-03
Movie The Making and Meaning of 'We Are Family' Self 2002-01-09
Movie Jackson Browne: VH-1 Storytellers Himself 1996-04-18
Movie Nico Icon Himself 1995-02-18
Movie The Wizard of Oz in Concert: Dreams Come True The Scarecrow 1995-11-22
Movie Jackson Browne: Going Home Himself 1994-09-03
Series The Simpsons Unknown 1989-12-17
Movie Roy Orbison and Friends: A Black and White Night Unknown 1988-01-03
Movie The Secret Policeman’s Third Ball Himself 1987-01-01
Movie No Nukes Himself 1980-07-18
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Series Austin City Limits Unknown 1975-01-01
Series Rock Concert Unknown 1973-09-27
Movie The Ski Bum Stoned Guitars 1971-01-08