Smiley Burnette

Actor, Comedian, Songwriter
Smiley Burnette worked in a variety of genres and built up a diverse and reputable career. Burnette began his acting career with roles in such films as the western "In Old Santa Fe" (1934) with Ken Maynard, "Melody ... Read more »
Born: 03/18/1911 in Summum, Illinois, USA

Filmography

Actor (54)

Last of the Pony Riders 1953 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Goldtown Ghost Riders 1952 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Law of the Canyon 1947 (Movie)

(Actor)

West of Dodge City 1947 (Movie)

Editor Smiley Burnette (Actor)

Under Western Stars 1937 (Movie)

(Actor)

Manhattan Merry-Go-Round 1936 (Movie)

Frog - Accordian Player (Actor)

The Big Show 1935 (Movie)

Frog (Actor)

A Man Betrayed (Movie)

(Actor)

Back in the Saddle (Movie)

Frog (Actor)

Bells of Capistrano (Movie)

Frog Millhouse (Actor)

Billy the Kid Returns (Movie)

Frog (Actor)

Boots and Saddles (Movie)

Frog (Actor)

Colorado Sunset (Movie)

Frog Millhouse (Actor)

Comin' Round the Mountain (Movie)

Frog (Actor)

Down Mexico Way (Movie)

Frog (Actor)

Gaucho Serenade (Movie)

Frog (Actor)

Git Along Little Dogies (Movie)

Frog Millhouse (Actor)

Gold Mine in the Sky (Movie)

Frog (Actor)

Guns and Guitars (Movie)

Frog (Actor)

Harmony Lane (Movie)

Singer (Actor)

Heart of the Golden West (Movie)

Smiley (Actor)

Heart of the Rio Grande (Movie)

Frog (Actor)

Hollywood Stadium Mystery (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Home on the Prairie (Movie)

(Actor)

Idaho (Movie)

Frog Millhouse (Actor)

In Old Monterey (Movie)

Frog Millhouse (Actor)

In Old Santa Fe (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

King of the Cowboys (Movie)

Frog Millhouse (Actor)

Larceny on the Air (Movie)

(Actor)

Man From Music Mountain (Movie)

Frog (Actor)

Melody Trail (Movie)

Frog Millhouse (Actor)

Mexicali Rose (Movie)

Frog (Actor)

Prairie Moon (Movie)

Frog (Actor)

Public Cowboy No. 1 (Movie)

Frog (Actor)

Rhythm of the Saddle (Movie)

Frog (Actor)

Ridin' on a Rainbow (Movie)

Frog (Actor)

Rootin' Tootin' Rhythm (Movie)

Frog (Actor)

Round-Up Time in Texas (Movie)

Frog (Actor)

Silver Spurs (Movie)

Frog Milhouse (Actor)

Stardust on the Sage (Movie)

Frog (Actor)

Sunset in Wyoming (Movie)

(Actor)

Terror Trail (Movie)

(Actor)

The Blazing Trail (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

The Dude Ranger (Movie)

(Actor)

The Old Barn Dance (Movie)

Frog (Actor)

The Old Corral (Movie)

Frog (Actor)

The Singing Cowboy (Movie)

Frog (Actor)

The Singing Hill (Movie)

(Actor)

The Singing Vagabond (Movie)

Frog (Actor)

Tumbling Tumbleweeds (Movie)

Smiley (Actor)

Under Fiesta Stars (Movie)

Frog Millhouse (Actor)

Waterfront Lady (Movie)

(Actor)

Yodelin' Kid from Pine Ridge (Movie)

Frog (Actor)
Music (7)

Billy the Kid Returns (Movie)

(Songwriter)

Gaucho Serenade (Movie)

(Songwriter)

Git Along Little Dogies (Movie)

(Songwriter)

Red River Valley (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

The Old Barn Dance (Movie)

(Songwriter)

The Singing Cowboy (Movie)

(Songwriter)

Yodelin' Kid from Pine Ridge (Movie)

(Songwriter)

Biography

Smiley Burnette worked in a variety of genres and built up a diverse and reputable career. Burnette began his acting career with roles in such films as the western "In Old Santa Fe" (1934) with Ken Maynard, "Melody Trail" (1935) and "Tumbling Tumbleweeds" (1935). He also appeared in "Waterfront Lady" (1935), the western "The Phantom Empire" (1935) with Gene Autry and the Gene Autry musical "The Singing Vagabond" (1935). His passion for acting continued to his roles in projects like "Rootin' Tootin' Rhythm" (1937), "The Old Corral" (1937) and "Springtime in the Rockies" (1937). He also appeared in the Gene Autry musical "Yodelin' Kid From Pine Ridge" (1937). In the latter part of his career, he tackled roles in "Down Mexico Way" (1941), "Under Fiesta Stars" (1941) and "Ridin' on a Rainbow" (1941). He also appeared in "Heart of the Rio Grande" (1942) and "Heart of the Golden West" (1942). Burnette last acted on "Green Acres" (1965-1971). Smiley Burnette passed away in June 1967 at the age of 56.

Relationships

Dallas Burnette

Wife
survived him

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