Earl Scruggs

Earl Scruggs worked in a variety of genres and built up a diverse and reputable career. Scruggs worked on a variety of projects during his early entertainment career, including "Austin City Limits" (PBS, 1974-2015) ... Read more »
Born: 01/06/1924 in Flint Hill, North Carolina, USA

Filmography

Actor (22)

Austin City Limits 1974 - 2015 (TV Show)

Actor

The 30th Annual Kennedy Center Honors 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

Actor

The 50th Annual Grammy Awards 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

Actor

All Star Bluegrass Celebration 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

Our Country 2001 (Movie)

(Actor)

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

Actor

High Lonesome: The Story of Bluegrass Music 1993 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Making of "Will the Circle Be Unbroken," The 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Actor

The Best of American Music Shop 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Actor

The 60th Anniversary of the Grand Ole Opry 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

Actor

Scruggs: His Family and Friends 1984 (Movie)

(Actor)

Johnny Cash: The First 25 Years 1979 - 1980 (TV Show)

Actor

Banjoman 1974 (Movie)

(Actor)

I Believe in Music 1973 - 1974 (TV Show)

Actor

The Beverly Hillbillies 1962 - 1971 (TV Show)

Actor
Music (5)

Penguins of Madagascar 2014 (Movie)

("Foggy Mountain Breakdown") (Song)

Dutch 1991 (Movie)

("Till the End of the World Rolls Around") (Song Performer)

The Pride of Jesse Hallam 1980 - 1981 (TV Show)

Performer

Where the Lilies Bloom 1974 (Movie)

(Music)

Biography

Earl Scruggs worked in a variety of genres and built up a diverse and reputable career. Scruggs worked on a variety of projects during his early entertainment career, including "Austin City Limits" (PBS, 1974-2015), "Banjoman" (1975), "Flatt and Scruggs Grand Ole Opry," "I Believe in Music" (NBC, 1973-74), "The Beverly Hillbillies" (CBS, 1962-1971) and "Where the Lilies Bloom" (1974). He also appeared in the TV special "The 60th Anniversary of the Grand Ole Opry" (1985-86). He acted in "Scruggs: His Family and Friends" (1985) and the documentary "High Lonesome: The Story of Bluegrass Music" (1993) with Bill Monroe in the eighties and the nineties. Scruggs also created music for the Ed O'Neill comedic drama "Dutch" (1991). Additionally, he appeared in a number of television specials, including "The Roots of Country: Nashville Celebrates the Ryman" (1993-94), "CMA 40th: A Celebration" (1998-99) and "All Star Bluegrass Celebration" (2001-02). Scruggs also contributed music to "The Love Guru" (2008) with Mike Myers. Scruggs last provided music for the Benedict Cumberbatch animated adventure "Penguins of Madagascar" (2014). Earl Scruggs passed away in March 2012 at the age of 88.

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