Richard Petty

Richard Petty was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Petty worked on a variety of projects during his early entertainment career, including"26th Annual Music City News Country Awards" (The Nashville ... Read more »
Born: 07/02/1937 in Level Cross, North Carolina, USA

Filmography

Actor (15)

Swing Vote 2008 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Cars 2006 (Movie)

Voice of The King (Actor)

Spike TV 52 Greatest Drivers 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

The 30th Annual American Music Awards 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Actor

Sports Illustrated's 20th Century Sports Awards 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Performer

Speed Demons 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

NASCAR at 50: Good to Go 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

Great American Music: A Salute to Fast Cars 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

A Phyllis George Special 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Actor

26th Annual Music City News Country Awards 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Performer

International Motorsports Hall of Fame 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Performer

43, the Petty Story 1971 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Biography

Richard Petty was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Petty worked on a variety of projects during his early entertainment career, including"26th Annual Music City News Country Awards" (The Nashville Network, 1991-92), "43, the Petty Story" with Darren McGavin (1972) and "A Phyllis George Special" (The Nashville Network, 1993-94). He also contributed to "International Motorsports Hall of Fame" (The Nashville Network, 1991-92) and "Jim Thorpe Pro Sports Awards Presented by Footlocker" (ABC, 1992-93). He also contributed to a variety of television specials, including "Great American Music: A Salute to Fast Cars" (1994-95), "NASCAR at 50: Good to Go" (TBS, 1997-98) and "NASCAR: 50 Years on the Fast Track Starring Brooks & Dunn" (CBS, 1997-98). He also appeared in "Racin' and Rockin': Neal McCoy and Tracy Byrd Celebrate 50 Years of NASCAR" (The Nashville Network, 1998-99). Petty continued to exercise his talent in the nineties and the early 2000s, taking on a mix of projects like "Speed Demons" (TLC, 1998-99), "Sports Illustrated's 20th Century Sports Awards" (CBS, 1999-2000) and "Spike TV 52 Greatest Drivers" (Spike TV, 2003-04). His credits also expanded to the Owen Wilson and Paul Newman box office smash "Cars" (2006) and "Swing Vote" with Kevin Costner (2008). Most recently, Petty appeared on "The 2010 CMT Music Awards" (CMT, 2009-2010).

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