Kris Kristofferson
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Kris Kristofferson

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Birth nameKristoffer Kristofferson
BornJune 22, 1936(age 74)
OriginBrownsville, Texas, U.S.
GenresCountry, folk, rock, outlaw country
OccupationSinger-songwriter, actor
InstrumentsVocals, guitar, piano, harmonica
Years active1966 � present
LabelsMonument, Mercury, Warner Bros., New West
Associated actsThe Highwaymen

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Kristoffer "Kris" Kristofferson (born June 22, 1936) is an American writer, singer-songwriter, actor, and musician. He is known for hits such as "Me and Bobby McGee", "Sunday Mornin' Comin' Down", and "Help Me Make It Through the Night". Kristofferson is the sole writer of most of his songs, but he has collaborated with various other figures of the Nashville scene such as Shel Silverstein .

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Willie Nelson headed to town - Omaha World-Herald Tweet this news
Omaha World-Herald--On the heels of an Omaha performance from Merle Haggard and -Kris Kristofferson-, fellow outlaw country singer Willie Nelson is coming to town ... - Date : Mon, 24 Jan 2011 20:04:12 GMT+00:00
CMA will be honored by Leadership Music - The Tennessean Tweet this news
The Tennessean---...- Jerry, Connie and Patsy (2008), Garth Brooks, Jim Foglesong and Allen Reynolds (2009), and Fred Foster, Willie Nelson, and -Kris Kristofferson- (2010).--- - Date : Mon, 24 Jan 2011 20:06:33 GMT+00:00
Jeffrey's road well traveled - Tribune Review Tweet this news
Tribune Review--Dustin Jeffrey wasn't even born when Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings and -Kris Kristofferson- recorded their 1985 hit "Highwayman. ... - Date : Mon, 24 Jan 2011 05:01:25 GMT+00:00
Eastwood to direct Beyonce in next? - Times of India Tweet this news
Times of India--This will be the fourth remake of the movie, with Barbara Streisand and -Kris Kristofferson- starring in the most recent version in 1976. ... - Date : Sun, 23 Jan 2011 10:56:06 GMT+00:00
Sundance: 'Troubadours' Red Carpet - In Utah This Week Tweet this news
In Utah This Week---...- commercial sensations, including Jackson Browne, David Crosby, Joni Mitchell, the Eagles, Elton John, -Kris Kristofferson-, Bonnie Raitt, and many others. ... - Date : Sun, 23 Jan 2011 23:45:17 GMT+00:00
Preview: Fallout: New Vegas - Tweet this news'll find a fair few big names in the cast list: -Kris Kristofferson-, Michael Hogan, Danny Trejo and The Guild star Felicia Day, to name but a few. ... - Date : Sun, 23 Jan 2011 22:34:20 GMT+00:00
ANOTHER Remake ! - KBS Radio Tweet this news
KBS Radio--The last version was the 1976 musical with Barbra Streisand and -Kris Kristofferson- as the star couple who implode as the limelight leaves him and moves over ... - Date : Fri, 21 Jan 2011 23:53:05 GMT+00:00
Clint Eastwood and Beyonce Team Up For 'A Star Is Born' - ChicagoNow (blog) Tweet this news
ChicagoNow (blog)--And in 1976, Barbra Streisand found her voice with the help of an increasingly self-destructive -Kris Kristofferson-. And now we have Beyonce Knowles. ... - Date : Sat, 22 Jan 2011 02:23:31 GMT+00:00
Clint Eastwood Will Direct Beyonce In A Star is Born - Slate Magazine (blog) Tweet this news
Slate Magazine (blog)--(This will be the fourth remake; the most famous is Barbra Streisand and -Kris Kristofferson's- 1976 version, and no, Country Strong does not count). ... - Date : Fri, 21 Jan 2011 21:39:00 GMT+00:00
'Troubadours' captures singer/songwriter heyday - Park Record Tweet this news
Park Record--And -Kris Kristofferson- stood alone and sang his country-fueled ballads. Others, armed with an acoustic guitar or piano, also strummed or finger-picked quiet ... - Date : Fri, 21 Jan 2011 23:41:02 GMT+00:00

Preceded by
Johnny Cash
First Amendment Center/AMA "Spirit of Americana" Free Speech Award
Succeeded by
Steve Earle

Golden Globe Award for Best Actor � Motion Picture Musical or Comedy

Glenn Ford (1961) * Marcello Mastroianni (1962) * Alberto Sordi (1963) * Rex Harrison (1964) * Lee Marvin (1965) * Alan Arkin (1966) * Richard Harris (1967) * Ron Moody (1968) * Peter O'Toole (1969) * Albert Finney (1970) * Topol (1971) * Jack Lemmon (1972) * George Segal (1973) * Art Carney (1974) * Walter Matthau (1975) * Kris Kristofferson (1976) * Richard Dreyfuss (1977) * Warren Beatty (1978) * Peter Sellers (1979) * Ray Sharkey (1980) ---- Complete List * (1950 �1960) * (1961 �1980) * (1981 �2000) * (2001 �present)

Kris Kristofferson

Albums:Kristofferson * The Silver Tongued Devil and I * Border Lord * Jesus Was a Capricorn * Spooky Lady's Sideshow * Who's to Bless and Who's to Blame * Surreal Thing * Songs of Kristofferson * Easter Island * Shake Hands with the Devil * To the Bone * The Winning Hand (with friends) * Music from Songwriter (with Willie Nelson) * Repossessed * Third World Warrior * A Moment of Forever * This Old Road * Closer to the Bone
With Rita Coolidge:Full Moon * Breakaway * Natural Act
With The Highwaymen:Highwayman * Highwayman 2 * The Road Goes on Forever
Live:Live at the Philharmonic * The Austin Sessions * Broken Freedom Song: Live from San Francisco
See also:Discography * Ghost Brothers of Darkland County

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