Ralph Stanley

Ralph Stanley worked in a variety of genres and built up a diverse and reputable career. Stanley worked on a variety of projects during his early entertainment career, including "Austin City Limits" (PBS, 1974-2015) ... Read more »
Born: 02/25/1927 in Big Spraddle Creek, Virginia, USA

Filmography

Actor (11)

Austin City Limits 1974 - 2016 (TV Show)

Actor

Re:Generation Music Project 2012 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

All Star Bluegrass Celebration 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

Down From the Mountain 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

The 44th Annual Grammy Awards 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Performer

Down From the Mountain 2001 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

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

Actor

Gather at the River: A Bluegrass Celebration 1993 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

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

Himself (Actor)

The Anderson Tapes 1970 (Movie)

(Actor)
Music (6)

Big Stone Gap 2015 (Movie)

("Rocky Island") (Song Performer)

The Late Show With David Letterman 2009, 2015 (Tv Show)

Performer

O Brother, Where Art Thou? 2000 (Movie)

("O Death" (traditional)) (Song Performer)

Chasers 1994 (Movie)

("Train 45") (Song Performer)

Crossroads 1986 (Movie)

("If I Lose") (Song)

Dangerous Years 1946 (Movie)

(Music)

Biography

Ralph Stanley worked in a variety of genres and built up a diverse and reputable career. Stanley worked on a variety of projects during his early entertainment career, including "Austin City Limits" (PBS, 1974-2015), "Dangerous Years" (1947), "False Paradise" (1948), "Roll, Thunder, Roll" (1949), "The Anderson Tapes" (1971) and "The Dead Don't Dream" (1948). In the eighties and the early 2000s, Stanley devoted his time to various credits, such as "Crossroads" with Ralph Macchio (1986), "High Lonesome: The Story of Bluegrass Music" (1993) starring Bill Monroe, "The Late Show With David Letterman" (CBS, 1993-2015), "Chasers" with Tom Berenger (1994), "Gather at the River: A Bluegrass Celebration" (1994) and "Grand Ole Opry 75th -- A Celebration" (CBS, 2000-01). Recently, he tackled roles in "Down From the Mountain" (2001). He also appeared at "The 44th Annual Grammy Awards" (2001-02). Stanley also contributed music to the crime drama "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" (2000) with George Clooney and "Lawless" (2012) with Shia LaBeouf. Stanley most recently acted in the documentary "Re:Generation Music Project" (2012) with Skrillex.

Milestones

Known for such albums as "Ralph Stanley" and "Man Of Constant Sorrow"

Popular songs include "Let It Go" and "Little Maggie".

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