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Kris Kristofferson was born in Brownsville, Texas, to Mary Ann (Ashbrook) and Lars Henry Kristofferson. His paternal grandparents were Swedish, and his father was a United States Air Force general who pushed his son to a military career. Kris was a Golden Gloves boxer and went to Pomona College in California. From there, he earned a Rhodes ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 4 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Texas Rising (TV Mini-Series)
Andrew Jackson (2015)
 2015 Down Dog (TV Movie)
Jimmy Wood
 2014/II 7 Minutes
Mr. B
 2014 San Patricios
Boss Flood
 2013 Midnight Stallion
Jack Shepard
 2012 The Motel Life
Earl Hurley
 2012 Joyful Noise
Bernard Sparrow
 2011 The Greening of Whitney Brown
Dusty Brown
 2010 Fallout: New Vegas (Video Game)
Chief Hanlon (voice)
 2010 Bloodworth
E. F. Bloodworth
 2009 For Sale by Owner
Ferlin Smith
 2009 Handy Manny (TV Series)
- Motorcycle Adventure (2009) ... Pops (voice)
 2009 He's Just Not That Into You
Ken Murphy
 2008 Snow Buddies (Video)
Talon (voice)
 2008 Jump Out Boys
 2007 I'm Not There.
Narrator (voice)
 2007 Crossing the Heart (Short)
 2006 Room 10 (Short)
Howard Davis
 2006 Disappearances
Quebec Bill Bonhomme
 2005 Gun (Video Game)
Ned White (voice)
 2005 14 Hours (TV Movie)
Chuck Whortle
 2004 Lives of the Saints (TV Movie)
Matthew Bok
 2004 Silver City
Wes Benteen
 2003 The Break (TV Movie)
Izzy Patterson
 2002 Eye See You
 2001 Wooly Boys
 2001 Planet of the Apes
 2000 Comanche
 1999 The Joyriders
 1997-1999 Dead Man's Gun (TV Series)
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- A Just Reward (1999) ... Narrator (voice)
- The Phrenologist (1999) ... Narrator (voice)
- Bad Boys (1999) ... Narrator (voice)
- The Vine (1999) ... Narrator (voice)
- The Good Chef (1999) ... Narrator (voice)
 1999 Molokai
Rudolph Meyer
 1999/I Payback
 1999 NetForce (TV Movie)
Steve Day
 1999 The Long Kill (TV Movie)
Jesse Ray Torrance
 1998 Dance with Me
John Burnett
 1998 Blade
 1998 Girls' Night
 1998 Two for Texas (TV Movie)
Hugh Allison
 1997 Fire Down Below
Orin Hanner Sr.
 1997 Dead Man's Gun (TV Movie)
 1996 Blue Rodeo (TV Movie)
Owen Whister
 1996 Lone Star
Charlie Wade
 1995 Brothers' Destiny (TV Movie)
 1995 Pharaoh's Army
 1995 Inflammable (TV Movie)
Capt. Jack Guthrie
 1995 Tad (TV Movie)
Abraham Lincoln
 1994 Sodbusters (TV Movie)
 1993 Knights
 1993 Trouble Shooters: Trapped Beneath the Earth (TV Movie)
Stan Mather
 1993 Paper Hearts
 1991 Miracle in the Wilderness (TV Movie)
Jericho Adams
 1991 Night of the Cyclone
Stanley 'Stan'
 1990 Sandino
Tom Holte
 1990 Pair of Aces (TV Movie)
Rip Metcalf
 1989 Welcome Home
 1989 Millennium
Bill Smith
 1988 The Tracker (TV Movie)
Noble Adams
 1987 Amerika (TV Mini-Series)
Devin Milford
- Part VII (1987) ... Devin Milford
- Part V (1987) ... Devin Milford
- Part IV (1987) ... Devin Milford
- Part III (1987) ... Devin Milford
- Part II (1987) ... Devin Milford
 1986 Stagecoach (TV Movie)
Ringo / Ringo Kid / Bill Williams
 1986 Blood & Orchids (TV Movie)
Capt. Curtis 'Curt' Maddox
 1984 Songwriter
Blackie Buck
 1984 Flashpoint
Bobby Logan
 1984 The Lost Honor of Kathryn Beck (TV Movie)
Ben Cole
 1981 Rollover
Hubbell Smith
 1979 Freedom Road (TV Movie)
Abner Lait
 1978 Convoy
Martin 'Rubber Duck' Penwald
 1971 The Last Movie
Minstrel Wrangler
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Covers the song "The Winner" on the CD compilation "Twistable, Turnable Man: A Musical Tribute to the Songs of Shel Silverstein" See more »

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8 Interviews | 9 Articles | 13 Pictorials | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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The Highwaymen


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Freedom is just another word: It seems to get truer the older I get. It makes me think about the time when my apartment got robbed and everything was gone and I was disowned by my family. I owed money to a hospital and I owed my wife five hundred a month for child support and I thought, "I'm losing my job." I hadn't any money, I hadn't anything going for me, but it was liberating. I was in this ... See more »


Was a skilled boxer, rugby, and football player until a string of serious injuries forced him to quit. See more »


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Did he ever play a helicopter pilot in a movie? roximunro
he has no eyebrows? why? MrEctomy
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Hey hes from my home town! BulimicDog
This guy is the genuine article LordFonzie
No one does Country like Kris!... WildECoyote-1
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