No photo available. Represent Bobbie Gentry? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
STARmeter
SEE RANK
Up 4,656 this week

Bobbie Gentry

Country singer/songwriter Bobbie Gentry was born Roberta Lee Streeter on July 27, 1944 in Chickasaw County, Mississippi. Gentry grew up in poverty on her grandparents' farm after her parents divorced when she was a little girl. She learned to play piano by watching the church pianist. Her grandmother traded a milk cow for a piano so Bobbie could ... See full bio »

From Fair to Fierce: Disney Princesses Past and Present

Beauty and the Beast star Emma Watson is now among a collection of beloved movie characters. Look back at this formidable group of animated and live-action princesses.

View the gallery

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Amazon Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 806 people
created 19 Oct 2010
 
list image
a list of 97 people
created 28 Feb 2013
 
a list of 43 people
created 27 Jul 2015
 
a list of 191 people
created 07 Oct 2015
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Bobbie Gentry's work have you seen?

User Polls

Known For

The Guard
The Guard Soundtrack
(2011)
Bobbie Gentry
Bobbie Gentry Herself
(1968-1971)
Ode to Billy Joe
(1976)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Soundtrack (23 credits)
 2015 Fargo (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Before the Law (2015) ... (performer: "Reunion" - uncredited)
 2014 Todd's Pop Song Reviews (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- "Fancy" by Iggy Azalea Ft. Charli XCX (2014) ... (writer: "Fancy")
  Love Child (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2014) (writer - 1 episode, 2014)
- Episode #1.7 (2014) ... (performer: "Seasons Come, Seasons Go") / (writer: "Seasons Come, Seasons Go")
 2012 The Voice (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Blind Auditions, Part 4 (2012) ... (writer: "Ode to Billy Joe")
 2011 The Guard (performer: "Ode to Billie Joe") / (writer: "Ode to Billie Joe")
 2008 Fragments (performer: "Ode to Love")
 2008 Pageant (Documentary) (writer: "Fancy")
 2006 CMT Giants (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Reba (2006) ... (writer: "Fancy")
 2001 Six Feet Under (TV Series) (1 episode)
- An Open Book (2001) ... ("Fancy")
 1998 The Roseanne Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.4 (1998) ... (writer: "Fancy" - uncredited)
  The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1992) (writer - 1 episode, 1992)
- Episode dated 22 May 1992 (1992) ... (performer: "Ode to Billie Joe" (1967) - uncredited) / (writer: "Ode to Billie Joe" (1967) - uncredited)
  Designing Women (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1989) (writer - 1 episode, 1989)
- The Rowdy Girls (1989) ... (performer: "Ode to Billie Joe") / (writer: "Ode to Billie Joe")
  Married with Children (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1987) (writer - 1 episode, 1987)
- Poppy's by the Tree: Part 1 (1987) ... (performer: "Ode To Billie Joe" - uncredited) / (writer: "Ode To Billie Joe" - uncredited)
 1976 Ode to Billy Joe (performer: "Ode to Billie Joe") / (writer: "Ode to Billie Joe")
 1975 The Most Valuable Pussy (writer: "Ode to Billie Joe" - uncredited)
 1974 Macon County Line (lyrics: "Another Place Another Time") / (music: "Another Place Another Time")
 1970 The Kraft Music Hall (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Phil Harris Presents Bobbie Gentry, Pt. 1 (1970) ... (performer: "Save the Country")
  The Johnny Cash Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1970) (writer - 1 episode, 1970)
- Episode #1.16 (1970) ... (performer: "Fancy") / (writer: "Fancy")
  The Hollywood Palace (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1969) (writer - 1 episode, 1969)
- Episode #6.13 (1969) ... (performer: "Okolona River Bottom Band", "In the Cool, Cool, Cool of the Evening") / (writer: "Okolona River Bottom Band")
 1968 The Best on Record (TV Special) (performer: "Ode To Billy Joe") / (writer: "Ode To Billy Joe")
 1968 The Porter Wagoner Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Jerry Reed (1968) ... (writer: "Ode to Billie Joe")
 1967 Frank Sinatra: A Man and His Music + Ella + Jobim (TV Special) (writer: "Ode to Billy Joe" - uncredited)
  The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1967) (writer - 1 episode, 1967)
- Episode #2.1 (1967) ... (performer: "Ode to Billie Joe") / (writer: "Ode to Billie Joe")
Show Show Actress (1 credit)
Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Self (43 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)
Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Album: "Bobbie Gentry & Glen Campbell" (Capitol) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Article | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on "Ode to Billie Joe"] The song is sort of a study in unconscious cruelty. But everybody seems more concerned with what was thrown off the bridge than they are with the thoughtlessness of people expressed in the song.

Trivia:

In Los Angeles, she worked briefly as a department store clothing model. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

Contribute to This Page