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Kris Kristofferson

Kris Kristofferson
Kristofferson at the 2006 South by Southwest Festival
Personal information
Birth nameKristoffer Kristian Kristofferson
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 Kristian "Kris" Kristofferson (born June 22, 1936) is an American musician, actor, and writer. He is known for hits such as "Me and Bobby McGee", "For the Good Times", "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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