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Shug Fisher (1907–1984)


This country singing-and-playing perennial earned the nickname of "Shug" early in life from his mother, who used to call him "sugar" as an infant. The native Oklahoman was born George Clinton Fisher in 1907, the son of a Scots-Irish father and part Choctaw mother. He learned how to play the mandolin, fiddle and guitar by the time he went on the ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Reivers
The Reivers Cousin Zack
(1969)
Mister Roberts
Mister Roberts Johnson
(1955)
Cyborg 2087
Cyborg 2087 Short Station Attendant
(1966)
Git!
Git! Sam Lewis
(1965)

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 1974 The Castaway Cowboy
Capt. Cary
 1973 Guns of a Stranger
Shug Meadows
 1969 The Reivers
Cousin Zack
 1967 The Adventures of Bullwhip Griffin
Short Cowboy (uncredited)
 1966 Cyborg 2087
Short Station Attendant (as George C. Fisher)
 1966 The Cat
Bill Krim (as George 'Shug' Fisher)
 1965 Git!
Sam Lewis
 1964 Cheyenne Autumn
Skinny (uncredited)
 1962 The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance
Kaintuck (uncredited)
 1960 Sergeant Rutledge
Mr. Owens (uncredited)
 1959 The Giant Gila Monster
Old Man Harris
 1955 Mister Roberts
Johnson
 1951 Fighting Coast Guard
'Shug' - Member Sons of the Pioneers
 1951 Silver City Bonanza
Bassist (uncredited)
 1950 Rio Grande
Regimental Singer / Bugler (uncredited)
 1950 Everybody's Dancin'
'Shug' - Member Sons of the Pioneers (as Sons of the Pioneers)
 1949 Stallion Canyon
Red
 1949 Riders of the Pony Express
'Doc' Baker (as 'Shug' Fisher)
 1949 Susanna Pass
Jailbird with Guitar (uncredited)
 1947 The Last Round-up
Marvin (uncredited)
 1947 On the Old Spanish Trail
Spectator (uncredited)
 1947 Springtime in the Sierras
Shug - Member of Sons of the Pioneers (uncredited)
 1946 Heldorado
Stable Foreman (uncredited)
 1946 Roll on Texas Moon
Bass Player - Sons of the Pioneers (uncredited)
 1946 Under Nevada Skies
Bass Player (as Sons of the Pioneers)
 1946 My Pal Trigger
Shug - Member Sons of the Pioneers (uncredited)
 1946 Rainbow Over Texas
Bass Player (uncredited)
 1946 Home on the Range
Shug- Member Sons of the Pioneers (uncredited)
 1946 Ding Dong Williams
'Shug' - Member Sons of the Pioneers (uncredited)
 1946 Song of Arizona
Shug - Sons of the Pioneers (uncredited)
 1945 Don't Fence Me In
Shug - Bass Player - Sons of the Pioneers (uncredited)
 1945 Sunset in El Dorado
Shug - Member Sons of the Pioneers (uncredited)
 1945/I Along the Navajo Trail
'Shug' - Member Sons of the Pioneers (uncredited)
 1945 Man from Oklahoma
'Shug' - Member Sons of the Pioneers (uncredited)
 1945 Bells of Rosarita
Bass Player Shug, Sons of the Pioneers (uncredited)
 1945 Utah
Bass Player - Sons of the Pioneers (uncredited)
 1945 Grissly's Millions
Tim (uncredited)
 1944 Lights of Old Santa Fe
Shug, Bass Player - Sons of the Pioneers (uncredited)
 1944 San Fernando Valley
Bass Player - Sons of the Pioneers (uncredited)
 1944 Song of Nevada
Shug - Sons of the Pioneers (uncredited)
 1944 The Yellow Rose of Texas
Bass Player Shug (uncredited)
 1944 Jamboree
George 'Shug' Fisher (as George 'Shug' Fisher)
 1943 Hoosier Holiday
Shug' Fishet (as George 'Shug' Fisher)
 1943/I Swing Your Partner
Shug (as George 'Shug' Fisher)
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Member of the band Sons of the Pioneers

Alternate Names:

'Shug' Fisher | George 'Shug' Fisher | George C. 'Shug' Fisher | George C. Fisher | George Shug Fisher | Leroy Fisher | Sons of the Pioneers
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The Sons of the Pioneers were awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Recording at 6843 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California. See more »

Trademark:

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Star Sign:

Libra

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