Earl Scruggs

Earl Scruggs was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. He worked in series television while getting his start in acting, including a part on "Austin City Limits" (PBS, 1974-2015). He appeared in a number of ... Read more »
Born: 01/06/1924 in Flint Hill, North Carolina, USA

Filmography

Actor (22)

Austin City Limits 1974 - 2016 (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 25th Annual Country Music Association Awards 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Performer

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 was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. He worked in series television while getting his start in acting, including a part on "Austin City Limits" (PBS, 1974-2015). He appeared in a number of television specials, including "I Believe in Music" (NBC, 1973-74) and "Johnny Cash: The First 25 Years" (CBS, 1979-1980). Scruggs also contributed music to the Julie Gholson drama "Where the Lilies Bloom" (1974). He also contributed to a variety of television specials, including "The 60th Anniversary of the Grand Ole Opry" (CBS, 1985-86) and "The Best of American Music Shop" (The Nashville Network, 1990-91). He also had roles in film during these years, including roles in "Scruggs: His Family and Friends" (1985). Scruggs also created music for "Dutch" (1991) with Ed O'Neill. Scruggs's music was most recently featured in the animated adventure "Penguins of Madagascar" (2014) with Benedict Cumberbatch. Additionally, he could be seen on a variety of television specials like "The Roots of Country: Nashville Celebrates the Ryman" (CBS, 1993-94) and "CMA 40th: A Celebration" (CBS, 1998-99). Scruggs also contributed music to the Mike Myers comedic sports movie "The Love Guru" (2008). Scruggs won a Best Country Collaboration With Vocals Grammy Award in 1998. Scruggs passed away in March 2012 at the age of 88.

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