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Dolly Parton

Guitarist / Actress / Singer-songwriter / Businesswoman / Television Actress / Multi-instrumentalist / Record Producer / Voice Actress / Film Producer / Screenwriter / Composer / Songwriter / Film Actress | * 01/19/1946 (76) | Sevierville, Tennessee (United States of America (USA))
Dolly Rebecca Parton Dean (born January 19, 1946) is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, actress, author, businesswoman and humanitarian, known primarily for her work in country music. After achieving success as a songwriter for others, Parton made her album debut in 1967 with Hello, I'm Dolly, which led to success during the remainder of the 1960s (both as a solo artist and with a series of duet albums with Porter Wagoner), before her sales and chart peak came during the 1970s and continued into the 1980s. Parton's albums in the 1990s did not sell as well, but she achieved commercial success again in the new millennium and has released albums on various independent labels since 2000, including her own label, Dolly Records. She has sold more than 100 million records worldwide. Parton's music includes Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA)-certified gold, platinum and multi-platinum awards. She has had 25 songs reach no. 1 on the Billboard country music charts, a record for a female artist (tied with ()
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Dolly Rebecca Parton (born January 19, 1946) is an American singer-songwriter, author, multi-instrumentalist, actress and philanthropist, best known for her work in country music.She is one of the most successful female country artists, garnering the title of "The Queen of Country Music," with 25 number-one singles. and a record forty-one top-10 country albums. She has the distinction of having performed on a top-five country hit in each of the last five decades and is tied with Reba McEntire as the only country artists with No. 1 singles in four consecutive decades.She is known for her distinctive soprano, sometimes bawdy humor, flamboyant style of dress and voluptuous figure.

Most frequent genres for this person: Music | Comedies | Documentaries

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Awards & Nominations for Dolly Parton

National Medal of Arts 2x Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award American Music Award for Favorite Country Album Country Music Association Award for Entertainer of the Year 3x Grammy Award for Best Female Country Vocal Performance Grammy Award for Best Country Song American Music Award for Favorite Country Single Grammy Award for Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal Grammy Award for Best Country Collaboration with Vocals Grammy Award for Best Bluegrass Album Las Vegas Film Critics Society Award for Best Song Kennedy Center Honors 2x Grammy Hall of Fame Library of Congress Living Legend Johnny Mercer Award Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Original Song Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame 2x Academy Award for Best Original Song 3x Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song 2x American Music Award for Favorite Country Album Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program 3x Country Music Association Award for Entertainer of the Year Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance 11x Grammy Award for Best Female Country Vocal Performance 3x American Music Award for Favorite Country Single 7x American Music Award for Favorite Country Female Artist Golden Globe Award for New Star of the Year – Actress 2x Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical Grammy Award for Song of the Year 2x Grammy Award for Best Country Song 3x People's Choice Award for Favorite Country Artist American Music Award for Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist Juno Award for Best Selling Single 2x Grammy Award for Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal Grammy Award for Album of the Year People's Choice Award for Favorite Female Artist 4x Grammy Award for Best Country Collaboration with Vocals 2x Grammy Award for Best Country Album Grammy Award for Best Bluegrass Album Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Song Grammy Award for Best Song Written for Visual Media Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Lyrics Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Music Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Musical Tony Award for Best Original Score Grammy Award for Best Country Duo/Group Performance Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Original Song Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Musical Score

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Movies with Dolly Parton as Actress(64)

as herself2021 Still Working 9 to 5
as herself2019 Amber & Dolly: 9 to 5
as Herself - Special Appearance2016 A Pentatonix Christmas Special
as Introduction and Narration by2015 Dolly Parton's Coat of Many Colors
as Doralee Rhodes2013 Inequality for All
as G.G. Sparrow2012 Joyful Noise
as herself2011 Hollywood to Dollywood
as Dolly Gnome (voice)2011 Gnomeo & Juliet
as Dolly Parton (voice)2011 The Year Dolly Parton Was My Mom
as herself2008 The Book Lady
as Herself (archive footage)2007 Opry Video Classics: Duets
as Herself (archive footage)2007 Opry Video Classics: Queens of Country
as Edith McKlusky2002 Frank McKlusky, C.I.
as Dolly Parton1999 Jackie's Back!
as Leanna Taylor1999 Blue Valley Songbird
as Ruby Diamond1996 Unlikely Angel
as herself1994 Trading Mom
as Shirlee Kenyon1992 Straight Talk
as Thiola Rayfield1991 Wild Texas Wind
as herself1990 Home for Christmas
as Truvy Jones1989 Steel Magnolias
as Lorna Davis1986 A Smoky Mountain Christmas
as Jake Ferris1984 Rhinestone
as herself1983 Dolly in Concert
as herself1981 Lily: Sold Out
as Doralee Rhodes1980 Nine to Five
as herself1978 Cher... Special

TV Shows/Series with Dolly Parton as Actress(28)

Movies with Dolly Parton as Crew(19)

Production/Executive Producer2020 Dolly Parton's Christmas on the Square
Production/Executive Producer2020 A Holly Dolly Christmas
Production/Executive Producer2019 Dolly Parton's Heartstrings: These Old Bones
Production/Executive Producer2019 Dolly Parton: 50 Years At The Opry
Production/Executive Producer2015 Dolly Parton's Coat of Many Colors
Production/Executive Producer2009 Dolly: Live from London
Production/Executive Producer1999 Blue Valley Songbird
Production/Executive Producer1996 Unlikely Angel
Sound/Music1992 Straight Talk
Sound/Songs1992 Straight Talk
Writing/Writer1991 Wild Texas Wind
Sound/Music1991 Wild Texas Wind
Production/Executive Producer1990 Home for Christmas
Writing/Story1986 A Smoky Mountain Christmas
Sound/Original Music Composer1984 Rhinestone
Sound/Theme Song Performance1980 Nine to Five

TV Shows/Series with Dolly Parton as Crew(2)

Sound/Original Music Composer2019 Dolly Parton's Heartstrings
Production/Executive Producer2019 Dolly Parton's Heartstrings

Albums by Dolly Parton on Apple Music / iTunes Store

Run Rose Run

12 Tracks - Country
2022 - Butterfly Records

A Holly Dolly Christmas (Bonus Version)

13 Tracks - Holiday
2020 - Butterfly Records under exclusive license to Warner Records Inc.

A Holly Dolly Christmas (Deluxe Edition)

15 Tracks - Holiday
2020 - Butterfly Records under exclusive license to Warner Records Inc.

Peace Train (Remixes)

7 Tracks - Pop
2020 - c Records Release; This Compilation ℗ 2020 UMG Recordings, Inc.

Faith (feat. Mr. Probz) [Remixes] - EP

6 Tracks - Dance
2019 - Atlantic Recording Corporation for the United States and WEA International Inc. for the world outside of the United States. A Warner Music Group Company

Straight Talk (Music from the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

11 Tracks - Soundtrack
2019 - Hollywood Records, Inc.

RCA Sessions (1968-1976)

22 Tracks - Country
2019 - compilation (P) 2019. All rights reserved by Sony Music

Dumplin' (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

12 Tracks - Country
2018 - Dolly Records, under exclusive license to Sony Music Entertainment

I Believe in You

15 Tracks - Country
2017 - Dolly Records, under exclusive license to Sony Music Entertainment

Just Between You and Me

12 Tracks - Country
2017 - Sony Music Entertainment

The Complete Trio Collection

26 Tracks - Country
2016 - Rhino Entertainment Company, a Warner Music Group Company. All Rights Reserved. Marketed by Rhino Entertainment Company.

The Complete Trio Collection (Deluxe)

41 Tracks - Country
2016 - Rhino Entertainment Company, a Warner Music Group Company. All Rights Reserved. Marketed by Rhino Entertainment Company.

My Dear Companion Selection

14 Tracks - Country
2016 - Rhino Entertainment Company, a Warner Music Group Company. All Rights Reserved. Marketed by Rhino Entertainment Company.

Pure & Simple

11 Tracks - Country
2016 - Dolly Records, under exclusive license to Sony Music Entertainment

My Tennessee Mountain Home

11 Tracks - Country
2016 - Sony Music Entertainment

Golden Streets of Glory

10 Tracks - Country
2016 - Sony Music Entertainment

Jolene

10 Tracks - Country
2015 - Sony Music Entertainment

Here You Come Again

10 Tracks - Country
2015 - Sony Music Entertainment

The Great Pretender

10 Tracks - Country
2015 - Sony Music Entertainment

Hello, I'm Dolly

12 Tracks - Country
2015 - nally released 1967. All rights reserved by Sony Music Entertainment

Joshua

10 Tracks - Country
2015 - nally released 1971. All rights reserved by Sony Music Entertainment

Rhinestone (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

14 Tracks - Country
2015 - Sony Music Entertainment

The Essential Porter Wagoner & Dolly Parton

40 Tracks - Country
2015 - compilation (P) 2015 Sony Music Entertainment

Touch Your Woman

10 Tracks - Country
2014 - Sony Music Entertainment

Blue Smoke

13 Tracks - Country
2014 - Dolly Records under exclusive license to Sony Music Entertainment / (P) 2013 Warner Music Nashville LLC and WEA International Inc. for the world outside the U.S. / (P) 2013 Sony Music Entertainment

Love Is Like a Butterfly

10 Tracks - Country
2014 - Sony Music Entertainment

My Blue Ridge Mountain Boy

12 Tracks - Country
2013 - Sony Music Entertainment

Heartbreak Express

10 Tracks - Country
2013 - Sony Music Entertainment

Bargain Store

10 Tracks - Country
2013 - Sony Music Entertainment

Joyful Noise (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

12 Tracks - Soundtrack
2012 - WaterTower Music, 4000 Warner Blvd, Burbank, CA 91522 under exclusive license to Sony Music Entertainment

Better Day

12 Tracks - Country
2011 - Dolly Records

My Favorite Songwriter, Porter Wagoner

12 Tracks - Country
2011 - Sony Music Entertainment

The Fairest of Them All

11 Tracks - Country
2011 - Sony Music Entertainment

The Essential Dolly Parton

37 Tracks - Country
2011 - Sony Music Entertainment

Two of a Kind

10 Tracks - Country
2010 - nally Released 1971 Sony Music Entertainment

Always, Always

12 Tracks - Country
2010 - nally Released 1969 Sony Music Entertainment

Letter to Heaven: Songs of Faith & Inspiration

17 Tracks - Christian
2010 - Compilation (P) 2010 Sony Music Entertainment

A Real Live Dolly

18 Tracks - Country
2010 - Sony Music Entertainment

Dolly

99 Tracks - Country
2009 - Compilation (P) 2009 Sony Music Entertainment

Rainbow

10 Tracks - Country
2008 - Sony Music Entertainment Inc.

Heartbreaker

10 Tracks - Country
2008 - Sony Music Entertainment

Duets

12 Tracks - Country
2008 - Gusto Records, Inc., Nashville, Tennessee

Backwoods Barbie

13 Tracks - Country
2008 - Dolly Records

Backwoods Barbie (Bonus Video Version)

14 Tracks - Country
2008 - Dolly Records

Real Love

10 Tracks - Country
2007 - BMG Music

New Harvest...First Gathering

10 Tracks - Country
2007 - BMG Music

Dolly Dolly Dolly

10 Tracks - Country
2007 - BMG Music

Burlap & Satin

10 Tracks - Country
2007 - BMG Music

All I Can Do

10 Tracks - Country
2007 - BMG Music

Great Balls of Fire

10 Tracks - Country
2007 - BMG Music

Jolene

14 Tracks - Country
2007 - Sony Music Entertainment

The Grass Is Blue

13 Tracks - Honky Tonk
2006 - Sugar Hill Records. Distributed by Concord

Those Were the Days

12 Tracks - Bluegrass
2005 - Dolly Records

Live and Well

23 Tracks - Country
2004 - Dolly Records

For God and Country

18 Tracks - Country
2003 - Dolly Records

Just Because I'm a Woman

14 Tracks - Country
2003 - Sony Music Entertainment

Ultimate Dolly Parton

20 Tracks - Country
2003 - BMG Heritage

Halos & Horns

14 Tracks - Bluegrass
2002 - Dolly Records

Gold: Greatest Hits

22 Tracks - Country
2001 - BMG Entertainment International UK & Ireland Ltd.

Little Sparrow

14 Tracks - Bluegrass
2001 - Dolly Records

9 to 5 and Odd Jobs

10 Tracks - Country
1999 - Sony Music Entertainment

Coat of Many Colors

10 Tracks - Country
1999 - Sony Music Entertainment

Trio II (Remastered)

10 Tracks - Country
1999 - Iconic Artists Group and Asylum Records

Hungry Again

12 Tracks - Country
1998 - shville Records release; ℗ 1998 UMG Recordings, Inc.

Treasures

11 Tracks - Country
1996 - Nashville Release; ℗ 1996 UMG Recordings, Inc.

Something Special

10 Tracks - Country
1995 - SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT

Heartsongs (Live from Home)

23 Tracks - Country
1994 - Sony Music Entertainment Inc.

Honky Tonk Angels

12 Tracks - Country
1993 - Sony Music Entertainment

Once Upon a Christmas

9 Tracks - Holiday
1992 - Sony Music Entertainment

Eagle When She Flies

11 Tracks - Country
1991 - Sony Music Entertainment Inc.

Home for Christmas

10 Tracks - Holiday
1990 - Sony Music Entertainment Inc.

White Limozeen

10 Tracks - Country
1989 - Sony Music Entertainment Inc.

Trio (Remastered)

11 Tracks - Country
1987 - Warner Records Inc. Marketed by Rhino Entertainment Company, A Warner Music Group Company.

The Winning Hand

20 Tracks - Country
1982 - Sony Music Entertainment

Greatest Hits

12 Tracks - Country
1982 - Sony Music Entertainment

Dolly: The Seeker/We Used To

10 Tracks - Country
1975 - Sony Music Entertainment

Say Forever You'll Be Mine

10 Tracks - Country
1975 - Sony Music Entertainment

Porter 'N' Dolly

10 Tracks - Country
1974 - Sony Music Entertainment

Bubbling Over

10 Tracks - Country
1973 - Sony Music Entertainment

Love and Music

10 Tracks - Country
1973 - Sony Music Entertainment

We Found It

10 Tracks - Country
1973 - Sony Music Entertainment

Together Always

10 Tracks - Country
1972 - Sony Music Entertainment

The Right Combination

10 Tracks - Country
1972 - Sony Music Entertainment

Once More

10 Tracks - Country
1970 - nally released 1970. All rights reserved by Sony Music Entertainment

Porter Wayne and Dolly Rebecca

12 Tracks - Country
1970 - nally released 1970. All rights reserved by Sony Music Entertainment

As Long as I Love

12 Tracks - Country
1970 - nally released 1970. All rights reserved by Sony Music Entertainment

In the Good Old Days (When Times Were Bad)

12 Tracks - Country
1969 - nally released 1969. All rights reserved by Sony Music Entertainment

Just the Two of Us

12 Tracks - Country
1968 - nally released 1968. All rights reserved by RCA Records, a division of Sony Music Entertainment

Additional Information

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Full Name: Dolly Rebecca Parton
Born: Saturday, 01/19 1946 (January) in Sevierville, Tennessee (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 76 years + 1 days)
Zodiac sign: Capricorn (Chinese zodiac sign: Dog)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Record Label: Asylum Records, Columbia Records, Decca, Goldband Records, Mercury Records, Monument Records, RCA, RCA Records Nashville, Rising Tide Records, Sugar Hill Records, Warner Bros. Records
Spouses (current/former): Carl Thomas Dean
Siblings: Stella Parton, Randy Parton, Rachel Dennison, Freida Parton, Willadeene Parton, Floyd Parton
Father: Robert Lee Parton
Mother: Avie Lee Parton
Other names for Dolly Parton (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Dolly Rebecca Parton"
Dolly Parton frequently works together with these people:
Andy Samberg (32x, Actor)
Fred Armisen (28x, Actor)
Bill Hader (26x, Actor)
Kristen Wiig (21x, Actress)
Jason Sudeikis (20x, Actor)
Tress MacNeille (20x, Actress)
Kenan Thompson (19x, Actor)
Maya Rudolph (15x, Actress)
Will Forte (15x, Actor)
Alec Baldwin (14x, Actor)
Martin Short (14x, Actor)
Shirlee Strahm (7x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:8222, Added: 05/06/2018, Last updated: 12/28/2021