Faron Young

Singer, Actor, Executive
Actor-musician Faron Young made a splash in Hollywood both on and off-screen. Young's early acting career mostly consisted of roles in various films, such as the action flick "Daniel Boone, Trail Blazer" (1956) with ... Read more »
Born: 02/25/1932 in Shreveport, Louisiana, USA

Filmography

Actor (10)

America's Music: The Roots of Country 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

The 23rd Annual Academy of Country Music Awards 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Performer

Country Music Legends 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Actor

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

Actor

Jerry Reed and Special Friends 1982 - 1983 (TV Show)

Actor

Country Comes Home 1980 - 1981 (TV Show)

Actor

Country Music Holiday 1958 (Movie)

Clyde Woods (Actor)

Country Music Caravan (TV Show)

Actor
Music (5)

The Spectacular Now 2013 (Movie)

("Live Fast,Love Hard,Die Young") (Song Performer)

Walk the Line 2005 (Movie)

("I Miss You Already") (Song)

Committed 2000 (Movie)

("Hello Walls") (Song Performer)

The People vs. Larry Flynt 1996 (Movie)

("Hello Walls" "Country Girl") (Song Performer)

Melvin and Howard 1980 (Movie)

("Hello Walls") (Song Performer)

Biography

Actor-musician Faron Young made a splash in Hollywood both on and off-screen. Young's early acting career mostly consisted of roles in various films, such as the action flick "Daniel Boone, Trail Blazer" (1956) with Bruce Bennett, the musical "Country Music Holiday" (1958) with Ferlin Husky and "Nashville Rebel" (1966). He had an early role on the television special "Country Comes Home" (CBS, 1980-81). Young also contributed music to the comedic drama "Melvin and Howard" (1980) with Paul Le Mat. He also contributed to a variety of television specials, including "Country Music Legends" (1986-87), "A Country Music Celebration: The 30th Anniversary of the Country Music Assocation" (CBS, 1987-88) and "Hats Off to Minnie Pearl: America Honors Minnie Pearl" (The Nashville Network, 1992-93). Young's other music credits included the Woody Harrelson dramedy "The People vs. Larry Flynt" (1996), the dramatic comedy "Committed" (2000) with Heather Graham and the Joaquin Phoenix blockbuster dramatic musical "Walk the Line" (2005). Young's music was most recently used in the Miles Teller dramatic adaptation "The Spectacular Now" (2013). In addition to his music, Young also appeared on-screen in "America's Music: The Roots of Country" (TBS, 1995-96). Young passed away in December 1996 at the age of 64.

Milestones

Popular songs include "Hello Walls" and "If I Ever Fall In Love".

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