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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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Known For

Blade II
Blade II Whistler
(2002)
Blade
Blade Whistler
(1998)
Blade: Trinity
Blade: Trinity Whistler
(2004)
Watchmen
Watchmen Soundtrack
(2009)

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 2016 Quarry (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- His Deeds Were Scattered (2016) ... (writer: "For the Good Times")
 2016 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Shailene Woodley/Carol Burnett/Jason Aldean (2016) ... (writer: "Help Me Make It Through the Night" - uncredited)
 2015 The Voice (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Blind Auditions, Part 8 (2015) ... (writer: "Me and Bobby McGee")
 2014 Australian Story (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Vanishing Act (2014) ... (writer: "Me and Bobby McGee")
 2014 True Detective (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Secret Fate of All Life (2014) ... (performer: "Casey's Last Ride" - uncredited)
 2014 The 56th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) (performer: "Okie from Muskogee")
 2014 Top of the Pops: The Story of 1979 (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "One Day at a Time")
  Ànima (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2013) (writer - 1 episode, 2013)
- Episode #7.2 (2013) ... (performer: "Help Me Make It Throught the Night") / (writer: "Help Me Make It Throught the Night")
 2013 Unité 9 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.22 (2013) ... (writer: "Aide-moi à passer la nuit" ("Help Me Make It Through the Night") - as Kristoffer Kristofferson)
 2012 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #20.135 (2012) ... (performer: "Toast to Freedom")
 2012 The Marty Stuart Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Bobby Bare (2012) ... (writer: "Come Sundown")
  Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2011) (writer - 1 episode, 2011)
- Episode #19.38 (2011) ... (performer: "Me and Bobby McGee" - uncredited) / (writer: "Me and Bobby McGee" - uncredited)
 2011 Ruisrock - 40 vuotta rockia ja rakkautta (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Me and Bobby McGee")
 2011 Opry Memories (TV Movie) (writer: "For The Good Times", "Help Me Make It Through the Night")
 2011 Johnny Reid: Heart & Soul - A Place Called Love Live in Concert (TV Movie) (writer: "Help Me Make It Through The Night")
 2011 Gent de paraula (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.19 (2011) ... (writer: "Me and Bobby McGee")
 2010 American Idol (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Top Two Performance (2010) ... (writer: "Me and Bobby McGee")
- Top 11 Performance (2010) ... (writer: "Me and Bobby McGee")
 2009 Californication (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Dogtown (2009) ... (writer: "Me and Bobby McGee" - uncredited)
 2009 Code 37 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Wereld van glas I (2009) ... (writer: "Help Me Make It Through The Night")
  Crook & Chase (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2009) (writer - 1 episode, 2009)
- Episode dated 9 July 2009 (2009) ... (performer: "Me and Bobby McGee") / (writer: "Me and Bobby McGee")
 2009 Spectacle: Elvis Costello with... (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Rosanne Cash/Norah Jones/Kris Kristofferson/John Mellencamp (2009) ... (as K. Kristofferson, "April 5th", "Sunday Morning Coming Down", "Here Comes That Rainbow Again", "Me and Bobby McGee")
 2007 Banda sonora (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.13 (2007) ... (writer: "Me and Bobby McGee")
 2005 American Dad! (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Stannie Get Your Gun (2005) ... ("Holes in Your Body")
 2005 The View (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 19 October 2005 (2005) ... (writer: "Me and Bobby McGee")
 2005 Late Night with Conan O'Brien (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #13.16 (2005) ... (writer: "Me and Bobby McGee")
 2004 The X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Live Show 4 (2004) ... (writer: "Help Me Make It Through The Night")
 2004 Hrvatski Idol (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.12 (2004) ... (writer: "Me and Bobby McGee")
- Episode #1.3 (2004) ... (writer: "Me and Bobby McGee")
 2000 Running Mates (TV Movie) (writer: "Help Me Make It Through The Night")
 1996 Dolly Parton: Treasures (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "For the Good Times")
 1996 Stars in Their Eyes (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #7.8 (1996) ... (writer: "Me and Bobby McGee")
 1995 29th Annual Country Music Association Awards (TV Special) (performer: "King of the Road")
 1994 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Sinister Urge (1994) ... (writer: "Help Me Make It Through the Night")
 1993 Sam Peckinpah: Man of Iron (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Slouching Toward The Millennium", "Song for Sam", "Sunday Morning Coming Down") / (writer: "Slouching Toward The Millennium", "Song for Sam", "Sunday Morning Coming Down")
 1992 The Fear Inside (TV Movie) (writer: "For the Good Times")
 1992 Sjans (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Kamernummers (1992) ... (writer: "Help me make it through the night" - uncredited)
 1991 Here's Looking at You, Warner Bros. (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Evergreen" - uncredited)
 1989 The Songwriter's Hall of Fame 20th Anniversary... The Magic of Music (TV Movie) (writer: "Help Me Make It Through The Night")
 1987 Saxofonhallicken (TV Movie) (writer: "Help Me Make It Through the Night")
 1986 Sword of Honour (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.3 (1986) ... (writer: "Help Me Make It Through the Night" - uncredited)
 1985 The Winning Hand (TV Movie) (performer: "Here Comes That Rainbow Again", "To Make a Long Story Short, She's Gone", "Help Me Make It Through The Night", "Ping Pong", "The Bandits of Beverly Hills", "Put It Off Until Tomorrow", "The Bigger The Fool, The Harder The Fall", "Me and Bobby McGee", "Born To Love Me", "Casey's Last Ride", "Don't Let Your Left Hand Know (What Your Right Hand Does)") / (writer: "Here Comes That Rainbow Again", "They Killed Him", "Help Me Make It Through The Night", "The Bandits of Beverly Hills", "The Bigger The Fool, The Harder The Fall", "Me and Bobby McGee", "Casey's Last Ride")
 1985 The 57th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special documentary) (performer: "How Do You Feel About Foolin' Around", "On the Road Again", "Amazing Grace") / (writer: "How Do You Feel About Foolin' Around")
 1985 Blue Money (TV Movie) (writer: "Help Me Make It Through the Night")
 1985 Raamit ränniin (TV Movie) (writer: "Help Me Make It Through the Night")
 1982 Knees-Up (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Chas & Dave's Christmas Knees-Up (1982) ... (writer: "Why Me, Lord")
 1982 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Johnny Cash/Elton John (1982) ... (writer: "Sunday Morning Coming Down" - uncredited)
 1979 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes)
- Episode dated 25 December 1979 (1979) ... (writer: "One Day at a Time")
- Episode dated 8 November 1979 (1979) ... (writer: "One Day at a Time")
- Episode dated 25 October 1979 (1979) ... (writer: "One Day at a Time")
- Episode dated 18 October 1979 (1979) ... (writer: "One Day at a Time")
- Episode dated 4 October 1979 (1979) ... (writer: "One Day at a Time")
 1979 Ich möcht' so gern Dave Dudley hör'n (TV Movie) (writer: "Help me make it through the night")
 1979 The Music for UNICEF Concert: A Gift of Song (TV Special) (performer: "Fallen Angels", "Put A Little Love In Your Heart") / (writer: "Fallen Angels")
  The Muppet Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1978) (writer - 1 episode, 1978)
- Kris Kristofferson and Rita Coolidge (1978) ... (performer: "Help Me Make It Through the Night", "Song I Like to Sing") / (writer: "Help Me Make It Through the Night", "Song I Like to Sing")
 1977 A Concert: Behind Prison Walls (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Sunday Morning Coming Down")
 1976 Dolly (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1976) ... (writer: "Yesterday/For The Good Times/Help Me Make It Through The Night/Bridge Over Troubled Waters" Medley)
- Episode #1.10 ... (writer: "Help Me Make it Through the Night")
- Episode #1.9 ... (writer: "Me and Bobby McGee")
 1974-1975 The Ernie Sigley Show (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Episode dated 23 September 1975 (1975) ... (writer: "For the Good Times")
- Episode dated 22 May 1975 (1975) ... (writer: "For the Good Times")
- Episode dated 27 August 1974 (1974) ... (writer: "Help Me Make It through the Night")
- Episode dated 28 February 1974 (1974) ... (writer: "For the Good Times")
 1975 In Concert (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.15 (1975) ... (writer: "For The Good Times")
 1975 Police Woman (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Nothing Left to Lose (1975) ... (writer: "Me and Bobby McGee")
 1974 8th Annual Country Music Association Awards (TV Special) (performer: "Me and Bobby McGee") / (writer: "Me and Bobby McGee")
 1974 Columbo (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Swan Song (1974) ... (writer: "Sunday Mornin' Comin' Down")
 1973 Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Prowler (1973) ... (writer: "Me and Bobby McGee" - uncredited)
 1972-1973 The Graham Kennedy Show (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Episode dated 18 October 1973 (1973) ... (writer: "For the Good Times")
- Episode dated 17 May 1973 (1973) ... (writer: "Me and Bobby McGee")
- Episode dated 10 October 1972 (1972) ... (writer: "For the Good Times")
 1971 Johnny Cash i København (TV Special documentary) (writer: "Sunday Morning Coming Down", "Me And Bobby McGee", "Help Me Make It Through The Night")
 1971 Pop story (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.4 (1971) ... (writer: "Mie ja Bobby McGee (Me And Bobby McGee)")
  The Johnny Cash Show (TV Series) (writer - 8 episodes, 1970 - 1971) (performer - 2 episodes, 1970)
- Episode #2.26 (1971) ... (writer: "Sunday Morning Coming Down")
- Episode #2.9 (1970) ... (performer: "Loving Her Was Easier (Than Anything I'll Ever Do Again)") / (writer: "Loving Her Was Easier (Than Anything I'll Ever Do Again)")
- Episode #2.5 (1970) ... (writer: "For the Good Times")
- Episode #2.3 (1970) ... (writer: "The Loving Gift" - uncredited)
- Episode #2.1 (1970) ... (writer: "Sunday Mornin' Comin' Down", "Help Me Make It Through the Night")
 1970 The Porter Wagoner Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Roy Clark (1970) ... (writer: "Me and Bobby McGee")
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Music video for Barbra Streisand: "Left In The Dark" See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

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Alternate Names:

The Highwaymen

Height:

5' 11½" (1.82 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on A Star Is Born (1976)] (Filming) It was like Ranger School. See more »

Trivia:

On an interview he did before his concert in Finland, he told that his original ancestry is Finnish. See more »

Trademark:

Deep resonant voice See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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