Porter Wagoner

Porter Wagoner was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. He appeared in a number of television specials, including "Burt Reynolds' Late Show" (1973-74), "The Rowan and Martin Special" (NBC, 1973-74) and "The ... Read more »
Born: 08/12/1927 in West Plains, Missouri, USA

Filmography

Actor (14)

Grand Ole Opry 75th -- A Celebration 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

The Johnny Cash Anthology 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

Memories: Grand Ole Opry Stars of the Fifties 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

Company's Comin': A Tribute to Porter Wagoner 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Actor

Grand Ole Opry Live Christmas 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

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

Actor

Paradise Park 1992 (Movie)

(Actor)

Thanks, Troubadour, Thanks 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

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

Actor

Honkytonk Man 1982 (Movie)

Dusty (Actor)

Burt Reynolds' Late Show 1973 - 1974 (TV Show)

Actor

The Rowan and Martin Special 1973 - 1974 (TV Show)

Actor
Music (4)

Dog Eat Dog 2016 (Movie)

("Satan's Got A River") (Song Performer)

Dog Eat Dog 2016 (Movie)

("Satan's Got A River") (Song)

Company's Comin': A Tribute to Porter Wagoner 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Song Performer

The People vs. Larry Flynt 1996 (Movie)

("A Satisfied Mind") (Song Performer)

Biography

Porter Wagoner was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. He appeared in a number of television specials, including "Burt Reynolds' Late Show" (1973-74), "The Rowan and Martin Special" (NBC, 1973-74) and "The 60th Anniversary of the Grand Ole Opry" (CBS, 1985-86). He also appeared in "Thanks, Troubadour, Thanks" (The Nashville Network, 1989-1990). He also acted in various movies at the time, including "Nashville Rebel" (1966) and the Clint Eastwood action picture "Honkytonk Man" (1982). He also contributed to a variety of television specials, including "Hats Off to Minnie Pearl: America Honors Minnie Pearl" (1992-93), "Grand Ole Opry Live Christmas" (The Nashville Network, 1994-95) and "The Life and Times of Marty Robbins" (The Nashville Network, 1994-95). He also appeared in "Company's Comin': A Tribute to Porter Wagoner" (The Nashville Network, 1996-97). Later, he earned a role in the dramedy "Paradise Park" (1993) with Larry Groce. Wagoner's music was most recently used in the dramatic comedy "Nebraska" (2013) with Bruce Dern. He held additional roles in television including a part on "Memories: Grand Ole Opry Stars of the Fifties" (The Nashville Network, 1998-99). Additionally, he could be seen on a variety of television specials like "Grand Ole Opry 75th -- A Celebration" (2000-01), "The Grand Ole Opry: 75 Years of America's Music" (2000-01) and "The Johnny Cash Anthology" (PBS, 2000-01). Wagoner also contributed music to "The People vs. Larry Flynt" (1996). Wagoner passed away in October 2007 at the age of 80.

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