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Kris Kristofferson

Singer-songwriter / Actor / Aircraft Pilot / Composer / Guitarist | * 06/22/1936 (84) | Brownsville, Texas, USA
Kristoffer "Kris" Kristofferson (born June 22, 1936) is an American singer-songwriter and actor. Among his songwriting credits are the songs "Me and Bobby McGee", "For the Good Times", "Sunday Mornin' Comin' Down", and "Help Me Make It Through the Night", all of which were hits for other artists. Kristofferson composed his own songs and collaborated with Nashville Songwriters such as Shel Silverstein. In 1985, Kristofferson joined fellow country artists Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson and Johnny Cash in forming the country music supergroup the Highwaymen, and formed a key creative force in the outlaw country music movement that eschewed the Nashville music machine in favor of independent songwriting and producing.In 2004, Kristofferson was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame. As an actor, he is known for his roles in Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid (1973), Blume in Love (1973), Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1974), ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Music

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Awards & Nominations for Kris Kristofferson

Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award Johnny Mercer Award Rhodes Scholarship Grammy Award for Best Country Song "spirit of Americana" Free Speech Award National Defense Service Medal Academy Award for Best Original Song Score Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Actor

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Movies with Kris Kristofferson as Actor(143)

as Archival footage2020 My Darling Vivian
as Edwin Fuller2018 Blaze
as President John Francis Marshall2017 The Red Maple Leaf
as Old Donkey (voice)2017 The Star
as himself2017 Wheeler
as George Knox2017 Hickok
as Billy2016 Traded
as Himself - Performer2016 The Highwaymen: Friends Till the End
as Jimmy Wood2015 Down Dog
as Reed Hasket2014 Dolphin Tale 2
as himself2014 Road to Austin
as himself2014 The Winding Stream
as Mr. B2014 7 Minutes
as The Colonel2013 Angels Sing
as Jack Shephard2013 Midnight Stallion
as Bernard Sparrow2012 Joyful Noise
as Earl Hurley2012 The Motel Life
as Chet2012 Deadfall
as Reed Haskett2011 Dolphin Tale
as himself2011 Troubadours
as E. F. Bloodworth2010 Bloodworth
as Shepherd Graves2010 The Last Rites of Ransom Pride
as Old Yohan2010 The Child Wanderers
as Ferlin Smith2009 For Sale By Owner
as Randall2009 Powder Blue
as Ken Murphy2009 He's Just Not That Into You
as Talon (voice)2008 Snow Buddies
as Raymond2008 Jump Out Boys
as Quebec Bill Bonhomme2007 Disappearances
as Narrator2007 I'm Not There
as Narrator2006 Brats: Our Journey Home
as Howard Davis2006 Room 10
as Rudy Martin2006 Fast Food Nation
as Chuck Worthle2005 14 Hours
as himself2005 Trudell
as Dr. Thomas Becker2005 The Jacket
as L.R. Nasher2005 The Wendell Baker Story
as Wes Benteen2004 Silver City
as Himself - Musician2004 Be Here to Love Me
as Whistler2004 Blade: Trinity
as Older Billy Coleman2003 Where the Red Fern Grows
as Doc2002 D-Tox
as Bud2002 Chelsea Walls
as Whistler2002 Blade II
as Shuck2001 Wooly Boys
as Karubi2001 Planet of the Apes
as 'Smilin' Jack Johannson1999 Limbo
as Performer1999 A Tribute To Johnny Cash
as Steve Day1999 NetForce
as Jesse Ray Torrance1999 Outlaw Justice
as Bronson1999 Payback
as Eddie1999 The Joyriders
as Whistler1998 Blade
as John Burnett1998 Dance with Me
as Cody1998 Girls' Night
as Hugh Allison1998 Two for Texas
as Orin Hanner Sr.1997 Fire Down Below
as Owen Whistler1997 Blue Rodeo
as Charlie Wade1996 Lone Star
as Preacher1995 Pharaoh's Army
as Davis1995 The Road Home
as Abraham Lincoln1995 Tad
as Destiny1994 Sodbusters
as Tom1993 Cheatin' Hearts
as Gabriel1993 Knights
as Jefferson Jones1992 Christmas in Connecticut
as Joe Garvey1992 No Place To Hide
as Jack Saunders1992 Original Intent
as Jericho Adams1992 Miracle in the Wilderness
as Stanley 'Stan'1991 Night of the Cyclone
as Tom Holte1990 Sandino
as Rip Metcalf1990 Pair of Aces
as Bill Smith1989 Millennium
as Jake1989 Welcome Home
as Noble Adams1988 The Tracker
as Mace Montana1988 Big Top Pee-wee
as Ringo Kid1986 Stagecoach
as Capt. Curtis 'Curt' Maddox1986 Blood & Orchids
as Hawk1985 Trouble in Mind
as Blackie Buck1984 Songwriter
as Bobby Logan1984 Flashpoint
as Himself (uncredited)1982 The Last Horror Film
as Hubbell Smith1981 Rollover
as Self - Narrator1980 Stepping Out: The Debolts Grow Up
as James Averill1980 Heaven's Gate
as Abner Lait1979 Freedom Road
as Martin 'Rubber Duck' Penwald1978 Convoy
as Marvin "Shake" Tiller1977 Semi-Tough
as Aaron Arnold1976 Vigilante Force
as John Norman Howard1976 A Star Is Born
as William H. Bonney (Billy the Kid)1973 Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid
as Elmo Cole1973 Blume in Love
as Cisco Pike1972 Cisco Pike
as Minstrel Wrangler1971 The Last Movie

TV Shows/Series with Kris Kristofferson as Actor(15)

Movies with Kris Kristofferson as Crew(4)

Sound/Music2006 Brats: Our Journey Home
Sound/Songs1984 Songwriter
Crew/Thanks1976 Taxi Driver
Sound/Original Music Composer1971 The Last Movie

Additional Information

Official websites:
Full Name: Kris Kristofferson
Born: Monday, 06/22 1936 (June) in Brownsville (current age: 84 years + 165 days)
Zodiac sign: Cancer (Chinese zodiac sign: Rat)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Merton College, Pomona College
Member of: The Highwaymen, Phi Beta Kappa Society
Record Label: Monument, Columbia Records, Mercury Records, Warner Music Group
Spouses (current/former): Rita Coolidge
Father: Lars Henry Kristofferson
Mother: Mary Ann Ashbrook
Other names for Kris Kristofferson (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"The Highwaymen"
"Крис Кристофферсон"
"Κρις Κριστόφερσον"
Kris Kristofferson frequently works together with these people:
Andy Samberg (31x, Actor)
Willie Nelson (25x, Actor)
Bill Hader (23x, Actor)
Johnny Cash (15x, Actor)
Maya Rudolph (13x, Actress)
Martin Short (9x, Actor)
John Sayles (9x, Crew)
Scarlett Johansson (8x, Actress)
Tom Hanks (8x, Actor)
Molly Shannon (8x, Actress)
Sam Peckinpah (8x, Crew)
Dennis Hopper (7x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:1995, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 11/22/2020