Dwight Yoakam

Actor / Singer-songwriter / Musician / Guitarist / Screenwriter / Film Producer | * 10/23/1956 (63) | Pikeville - Kentucky - USA
Dwight David Yoakam (born October 23, 1956) is an American singer-songwriter, musician, and actor, known for his pioneering style of country music. First becoming popular in the mid-1980s, Yoakam has recorded more than 20 albums and compilations, charted more than 30 singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts, and sold more than 30 million records. He has recorded five Billboard No. 1 albums, twelve gold albums, and nine platinum albums, including the triple-platinum This Time. In addition to his many achievements in the performing arts, he is also the most frequent musical guest in the history of The Tonight Show. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Crime

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Awards & Nominations for Dwight Yoakam

Americana Award for Artist of The Year

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Movies with Dwight Yoakam as Actor(32)

as John Turner Sr.2017 Boomtown
as Warden Burns2017 Logan Lucky
as himself2017 Along for the Ride
as Lawyer Beaumont2015 90 Minutes in Heaven
as Boyd Bloodworth2010 Bloodworth
as Reverend Early Pride2010 The Last Rites of Ransom Pride
as Joseph2010 Dirty Girl
as Doc Miles2009 Crank: High Voltage
as Pastor Phil2008 Four Christmases
as Doc Miles2006 Crank
as Tyler Jackson2006 Bandidas
as Mr. Kroeger2005 Wedding Crashers
as Herbert Claremont / Clarkson2004 Three Way
as Himself (vocals, acoustic guitar)2004 Return to Sin City: A Tribute to Gram Parsons
as Leroy Wasley2003 Hollywood Homicide
as Raoul2002 Panic Room
as Valentine Casey2000 South of Heaven, West of Hell
as Blair1999 The Minus Man
as Lt. Colonel1998 When Trumpets Fade
as Brentwood Glasscock1998 The Newton Boys
as Virgil Kidder1997 Painted Hero
as Doyle Hargraves1996 Sling Blade
as Bobby Lomax1996 The Little Death
as Skipper1996 Don't Look Back
as Mac Brazel1994 Roswell
as Truck Driver1993 Red Rock West

TV Shows/Series with Dwight Yoakam as Actor(7)

Movies with Dwight Yoakam as Crew(5)

Production/Producer2002 Waking Up in Reno
Directing/Director2000 South of Heaven, West of Hell
Writing/Screenplay2000 South of Heaven, West of Hell
Sound/Music1994 Chasers

Additional Information

Official websites:
Full Name: Dwight Yoakam
Born: Tuesday, 10/23 1956 (October) in Pikeville (current age: 63 years + 344 days)
Zodiac sign: Scorpio (Chinese zodiac sign: Monkey)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Ohio State University
Record Label: Reprise Records
Other names for Dwight Yoakam (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Dwight David Yoakam"
Dwight Yoakam frequently works together with these people:
Andy Samberg (32x, Actor)
Bill Hader (23x, Actor)
Maya Rudolph (12x, Actress)
Alec Baldwin (10x, Actor)
Martin Short (10x, Actor)
Scarlett Johansson (8x, Actress)
Tom Hanks (8x, Actor)
Robert De Niro (8x, Actor)
Billy Bob Thornton (8x, Actor)
Colin Quinn (8x, Actor)
Brian Taylor (7x, Crew)
Mark Neveldine (7x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:8393, Added: 05/06/2018, Last updated: 09/27/2020