Barbara Mandrell

Singer, Actor
Barbara Mandrell was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. She starred in the NBC variety series "Barbara Mandrell & The Mandrell Sisters." She also appeared in the TV movie "Murder in Music City" (NBC ... Read more »
Born: 12/25/1948

Filmography

Actor (126)

The 40th Annual CMA Awards 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

Actor

Diagnosis Murder 1992 - 2000, 2002 - 2003 (Tv Show)

Actor

Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman 1996 - 2000, 2002 - 2003 (Tv Show)

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Empty Nest 1992 - 1993, 1995 - 2000, 2002 - 2003 (Tv Show)

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Love Boat: The Next Wave 1995 - 2000, 2002 - 2003 (Tv Show)

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Nashville Star 1996 - 2000, 2002 - 2003 (Tv Show)

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The Commish 1992 - 2000, 2002 - 2003 (Tv Show)

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Touched By an Angel 1992 - 2000, 2002 - 2003 (Tv Show)

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Walker, Texas Ranger 1992 - 2000, 2002 - 2003 (Tv Show)

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At Home With... 1998 - 2001 (TV Show)

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The 32nd Annual Dove Awards 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Presenter

Sunset Beach 1996 - 2000 (Tv Show)

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15th Annual Soap Opera Awards 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Performer

CMA 40th: A Celebration 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

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Hello Darlin': A Tribute to Conway Twitty 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

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My Favorite Christmas Songs 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

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The 25th Annual People's Choice Awards 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Presenter

The Statler Bros. Show 1991 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

Barbara Mandrell: Country's Do-Right Woman 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

The 31st Annual Country Music Association Awards 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Presenter

The 33rd Annual Academy of Country Music Awards 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Presenter

Opryland's Country Christmas 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

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Soulmates 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

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Grand Ole Opry 70th Anniversary 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

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Grand Ole Opry Musical Salute to Minnie Pearl 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

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Ralph Emery: On the Record With Barbara 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

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Riders Radio Theater: The Television Show 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

The 30th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Performer

The American Music Awards 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Presenter

The Life and Times of Marty Robbins 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

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Legend to Legend Night 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

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Star Spangled Branson 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

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The American Music Awards 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Performer

24th Annual Dove Awards 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Host

The Ultimate Driving Challenge 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

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Country Music Hall of Fame 25 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

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The 18th Annual People's Choice Awards 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Presenter

25th Annual Music City News Country Awards 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Presenter

Disney's Great American Celebration 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

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Seriously... Phil Collins 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Actor

The 24th Annual Country Music Association Awards 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Performer

The All-Star Salute to Our Troops 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

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24th Annual Music City News Country Awards 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Host

2nd Annual Valvoline National Driving Test 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

Nashville Now Christmas Card 1989 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

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TNN's All-Star Salute to Country Music 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

The 14th Annual Circus of the Stars 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

The 16th Annual People's Choice Awards 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Host

The 23rd Annual Country Music Association Awards 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Performer

The American Music Awards 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

The Music Center 25th Anniversary 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Performer

23rd Annual Music City News Country Awards 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Host

A Very Special Christmas Party 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

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Bob Hope's Easter Vacation in the Bahamas 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

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The 22nd Annual Country Music Association Awards 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

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America's Tribute to Bob Hope 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

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Christmas in Washington 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

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Sea World's All-Star, Lone Star Celebration 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

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Superstars and Their Moms 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

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The 14th Annual People's Choice Awards 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Host

The 21st Annual Country Music Association Awards 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Performer

The American Music Awards 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Host

The Hee Haw 20th Anniversary Show 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

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This Is Your Life (11/26/87) 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

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A Star-Spangled Celebration 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

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Bob Hope's High-Flying Birthday Extravaganza 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

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Super Night at the Super Bowl 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

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The 20th Annual Music City News Country Awards 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

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The 21st Annual Music City News Country Awards 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

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The Special Olympics Opening Ceremonies 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

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America Picks the No. 1 Songs 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

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Bob Hope's High-Flying Birthday 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

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Marty Robbins: Super Legend 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

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The 12th Annual People's Choice Awards 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

Performer

Barbara Mandrell: Something Special 1984 - 1985 (TV Show)

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Elvis Memories 1984 - 1985 (TV Show)

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The Barbara Walters Special (03/25/85) 1984 - 1985 (TV Show)

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Barbara Mandrell -- The Lady Is a Champ 1983 - 1984 (TV Show)

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Country Comes Home 1983 - 1984 (TV Show)

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Mac Davis Special: The Music of Christmas 1983 - 1984 (TV Show)

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The Funniest Joke I Ever Heard 1983 - 1984 (TV Show)

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Bob Hope Special: Happy Birthday, Bob! 1982 - 1983 (TV Show)

Actor

Christmas in Washington 1982 - 1983 (TV Show)

Actor

Louise Mandrell: Diamonds, Gold and Platinum 1982 - 1983 (TV Show)

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An Evening With the Statler Brothers 1981 - 1982 (TV Show)

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Barbara Mandrell and the Mandrell Sisters 1980 - 1982 (TV Show)

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Country Galaxy of Stars 1981 - 1982 (TV Show)

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Battle of the Network Stars X 1980 - 1981 (TV Show)

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Bob Hope Special: Bob Hope's Funny Valentine 1980 - 1981 (TV Show)

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Good Evening, Captain 1980 - 1981 (TV Show)

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The All-Star Salute to Mother's Day 1980 - 1981 (TV Show)

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The Nashville Palace 1980 - 1981 (TV Show)

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Elvis Remembered: Nashville to Hollywood 1979 - 1980 (TV Show)

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Merry Christmas From the Grand Ole Opry 1979 - 1980 (TV Show)

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Skinflint 1979 - 1980 (TV Show)

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Lucy Comes to Nashville 1978 - 1979 (TV Show)

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Country Night of the Stars I 1977 - 1978 (TV Show)

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Playboy's Playmate Party 1976 - 1977 (TV Show)

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The Johnny Cash Christmas Special 1976 - 1977 (TV Show)

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The Wayne Newton Special 1974 - 1975 (TV Show)

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Burning Rage (TV Show)

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Country Gold (TV Show)

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Murder in Music City (TV Show)

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Stolen From the Heart (TV Show)

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The Concrete Cowboys (TV Show)

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The Wrong Girl (TV Show)

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Biography

Barbara Mandrell was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. She starred in the NBC variety series "Barbara Mandrell & The Mandrell Sisters." She also appeared in the TV movie "Murder in Music City" (NBC, 1978-79). She appeared in a number of television specials, including "The Wayne Newton Special" (1974-75), "The Johnny Cash Christmas Special" (CBS, 1976-77) and "Playboy's Playmate Party" (ABC, 1976-77). She also appeared in "Country Night of the Stars I" (NBC, 1977-78) and "Lucy Comes to Nashville" (CBS, 1978-79). Mandrell was nominated for a Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Comedy Or Musical Golden Globe Award for "Barbara Mandrell and the Mandrell Sisters" in 1981. She also contributed to a variety of television specials, including "Super Night at the Super Bowl" (CBS, 1986-87) and "Bob Hope's High-Flying Birthday Extravaganza" (NBC, 1986-87). In the nineties, Mandrell lent her talents to projects like "24th Annual Dove Awards" (Family Channel Studios, 1992-93), "From the Heart: A Tribute to Lawrence Welk and the American Dream" (PBS, 1992-93) and "Hats Off to Minnie Pearl: America Honors Minnie Pearl" (The Nashville Network, 1992-93). Her credits also expanded to "The Ultimate Driving Challenge" (CBS, 1992-93) and "Sunset Beach" (NBC, 1996-2000). Most recently, Mandrell appeared on "The 40th Annual CMA Awards" (ABC, 2006-07). Mandrell's husband was Ken Dudney and Mandrell had two children.

Relationships

Ken Dudney

Husband

Matt Dudney

Son

Irlene Mandrell

Sister

Louise Mandrell

Sister

Jaime Dudney

Daughter

Milestones

1997

Had a recurring role on the NBC daytime soap "Sunset Beach"

Starred in the NBC variety series "Barbara Mandrell & The Mandrell Sisters"

Popular songs include "I Was Country When Country Wasn't Cool" and "There's No Love in Tennessee".

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