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Woody Guthrie (1912–1967)

Charley and Nora Guthrie named their son after the Democrat elected president that year. Woodrow Wilson Guthrie knew hard times as a youngster (his house burned down, his sister Clara burned to death, his father's small-town business and political careers never went anywhere, his mother suffered from undiagnosed Huntington's Disease and was ... See full bio »

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 2014 Great Performances (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Star-Spangled Spectacular: Bicentennial of Our National Anthem (2014) ... (writer: "This Land Is Your Land" - uncredited)
 2014 Trophy Wife (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Big 5-0 (2014) ... (writer: "California Stars" - uncredited)
 2013 Grudge Match (writer: "I'm Shipping Up To Boston")
  The Simpsons (TV Series) (1 episode, 2000) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2013) (music - 1 episode, 2013) (writer - 1 episode, 2008)
- Labor Pains (2013) ... (lyrics: "What Are We Waiting On?" - uncredited) / (music: "What Are We Waiting On?" - uncredited)
- The DeBarted (2008) ... (writer: "I'm Shipping Up to Boston")
- Lisa the Tree Hugger (2000) ... ("This Land is Your Land")
 2013 The Mindy Project (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Other Dr. L (2013) ... (writer: "I'm Shipping Up To Boston")
 2013 Bad Words (writer: "Feed of Man")
 2013 Charlie Victor Romeo (Documentary) (lyrics: "Ship in the Sky") / (music: "Ship in the Sky")
 2012 The Dust Bowl (TV Mini-Series documentary) ("Worried Man Blues") / (lyrics: "Dust Storm Disaster (The Great Dust Storm)", "Dust Bowl Refugee", "Dust Can't Kill Me", "I Ain't Got No Home (In This World Anymore)", "Do Re Mi", "Struggle Blues") / (music: "Dust Storm Disaster (The Great Dust Storm)", "Dust Bowl Refugee", "Dust Can't Kill Me", "I Ain't Got No Home (In This World Anymore)", "Do Re Mi", "Struggle Blues") / (performer: "Dust Storm Disaster (The Great Dust Storm)", "Dust Bowl Refugee", "Dust Can't Kill Me", "I Ain't Got No Home (In This World Anymore)", "Do Re Mi", "Going Down the Road (I Ain't Going To Be Treated This Way)", "So Long It's Been Good To Know Yuh (Dusty Old Dust)") / (writer: "Going Down the Road (I Ain't Going To Be Treated This Way)", "So Long It's Been Good To Know Yuh (Dusty Old Dust)")
 2012 The Marty Stuart Show (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Roger McGuinn (2012) ... (writer: "Pretty Boy Floyd" - uncredited)
- Don Maddox (2012) ... (writer: "The Philadelphia Lawyer")
 2012 Fringe (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Welcome to Westfield (2012) ... (writer: "California Stars" - uncredited)
 2011 The Ambassador (Documentary) (performer: "This Land Is Your Land") / (writer: "This Land Is Your Land")
 2011 Sluzhebnyy roman. Nashe vremya (writer: "THIS LAND IS YOUR LAND")
 2010 Rock-Suomi (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Amerikan ääni (2010) ... (writer: "I Ain't Got No Home")
 2010 Love & Other Drugs (writer: "Way Over Yonder In The Minor Key")
 2010 GasLand (Documentary) (writer: "This Land Is Your Land")
 2009 Capitalism: A Love Story (Documentary) (writer: "Jesus Christ")
 2009/I Up in the Air (writer: "This Land Is Your Land" (1940))
 2009 American Casino (Documentary) (writer: "I Ain't Got No Home")
 2009 House M.D. (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Saviors (2009) ... (writer: "This Land Is Your Land" - uncredited)
  Cold Case (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2009) (music - 1 episode, 2009)
- Libertyville (2009) ... (lyrics: "This Land Is Your Land" - uncredited) / (music: "This Land Is Your Land" - uncredited)
 2008 Food, Inc. (Documentary) (lyrics: "This Land Is Your Land") / (music: "This Land Is Your Land")
 2008 It Might Get Loud (Documentary) (writer: "Gamblin' Man")
 2008 Religulous (Documentary) (writer: "Christ For President")
 2008 The Strangers (writer: "At My Window, Sad and Lonely")
 2008 War, Inc. (writer: "Blood of the Lamb")
 2007 Lobster Wars (TV Series) (writer: "I'm Shipping Up to Boston")
 2007 Evan Almighty (writer: "This Land Is Your Land")
 2007 From Wharf Rats to Lords of the Docks (Documentary) (writer: "Harry Bridges")
 2007 King of California (writer: "California Stars")
 2007 Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten (Documentary) (performer: "Rangers Command") / (writer: "Who's Gonna Shoe Your Pretty Little Foot")
 2006 Cándida (writer: "This Land Is Your Land")
 2006 The Departed (writer: "I'm Shipping Up to Boston" (2005))
 2006 Wanderlust (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Blowin' Down That Old Dusty Road") / (writer: "Blowin' Down That Old Dusty Road")
 2006 Just Like the Son (performer: "Riding In My Car") / (writer: "Riding In My Car")
 2006 Revolution (Documentary) (lyrics: "Liiton tyttö - Union Maid") / (writer: "Liiton tyttö - Union Maid")
 2006 Driving Lessons (writer: "Jesus Christ")
 2005 Wal-Mart: The High Cost of Low Price (Video documentary) (writer: "This Land Is Your Land" (1940) - uncredited)
  American Masters (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 2005) (writer - 1 episode, 2005)
- No Direction Home: Bob Dylan (2005) ... (performer: "John Henry", "Jesus Christ", "Talking Columbia" and "Pastures of Plenty", "1913 Massacre") / (writer: "John Henry", "Jesus Christ", "Talking Columbia" and "Pastures of Plenty", "Ramblin' Round", "This Land Is Your Land", "Dust Bowl Refugee", "1913 Massacre")
 2005 This Divided State (Documentary) (writer: "This Land Is Your Land")
 2003-2005 Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Sunset Story (2005) ... (writer: "Union Maid")
- Razing Appalachia (2003) ... (writer: "This Land is Your Land")
 2004 Howard Zinn: You Can't Be Neutral on a Moving Train (Documentary) (performer: "The Ludlow Massacre") / (writer: "The Ludlow Massacre")
 2002 American Soundtrack: This Land Is Your Land (TV Movie) (writer: "This Land Is Your Land")
 2001 Blow (writer: "Pretty Boy Floyd")
 2000 Steal This Movie (lyrics: "This Land Is Your Land") / (music: "This Land Is Your Land")
 1999 Mumford (writer: "Hoodoo Voodoo")
 1999 Jesus' Son (writer: "Airline to Heaven")
 1999 Drop Dead Gorgeous (writer: "This Land Is Your Land")
 1998 Stepmom (writer: "This Land is Your Land")
 1992 The Allman Brothers Band: Live at Great Woods (Video documentary) (writer: "Going Down the Road Feelin' Bad")
 1992 Bob Roberts (lyrics: "I've Got To Know") / (music: "I've Got To Know") / (performer: "I've Got To Know")
 1992 Hobo (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Pastures of Plenty")
 1991 Dogfight (performer: "HEY LILEY, LILEY LO")
 1990 Tiny Toon Adventures (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Psychic Fun-omenon Day (1990) ... (lyrics: "Get Along Little Doggies" - uncredited)
 1990 The 44th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (writer: "Dust Pneumonia Blues")
 1989 Roger & Me (Documentary) (writer: "Union Maid")
 1982 We'll Meet Again (TV Mini-Series) (1 episode)
- A Wing and a Prayer (1982) ... ("You Are My Sunshine", uncredited)
 1982 The Kingston Trio and Friends: Reunion (TV Movie) (writer: "Hard, Ain't It Hard", "Hard Travelin'")
 1979 M*A*S*H (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Mr. and Mrs. Who? (1979) ... (writer: "So Long, It's Been Good to Know Yuh")
 1976 Bound for Glory (lyrics: "Roll On, Columbia") / (performer: "This Land Is Your Land") / (writer: "Hard Travelin'", "This Train Is Bound for Glory", "I Ain't Got No Home", "So Long (It's Been Good to Know Yuh)", "Pastures of Plenty", "Do Re Mi", "Oklahoma Hills", "Howdido", "Deportee (Plane Wreck at Los Gatos)", "Curly Headed Baby", "Talking Dust Bowl Blues", "This Land Is Your Land", "Jesus Christ", "Taking It Easy", "Lonesome Valley", "Union Maid", "Better World", "Gypsy Davy", "Tom Joad", "Blowin' Down the Dusty Old Road", "The Sinking of the Reuben James")
 1976 Hard Rain (TV Movie documentary) (lyrics: "Deportees")
 1975 Brother Can You Spare a Dime (Documentary) (performer: "Dust Can't Kill Me" (1938), "Vigilante Man" (1939)) / (writer: "Dust Can't Kill Me" (1938), "Vigilante Man" (1939))
 1973 Slither ("Oklahoma Hills")
 1971 Our American Musical Heritage (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 14 September 1971 (1971) ... (writer: "Do Re Mi" - uncredited)
 1969-1970 The Johnny Cash Show (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.26 (1970) ... (writer: "Reuben James")
- Episode #1.25 (1970) ... (writer: "Oklahoma Hills")
- Episode #1.15 (1969) ... (writer: "This Land Is Your Land")
 1969 Alice's Restaurant ("Pastures Of Plenty", "Car-Car Song")
 1965 Shindig! (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #2.21 (1965) ... (writer: "This Land Is Your Land")
- Episode #1.46 (1965) ... (writer: "This Land Is Your Land")
 1965 Convoy (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Duel (1965) ... (writer: "Hard Travlin'")
 1959 Startime (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- George Burns in the Big Time (1959) ... (writer: "Ain't It Hard" - uncredited)
 1958 The 6.5 Special (writer: "The Grand Coolie Dam")
 1957 Ranch Party (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.3 (1957) ... (writer: "Oklahoma Hills")
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Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

[from a scribbled lyric discovered in a notebook in his archives] I am the works, the whole works. The saint, the sinner, the drinker, the thinker. See more »

Trivia:

He was cremated and his ashes were scattered off Coney Island. The family scattered the ashes of Marjorie in the same place when she died. See more »

Trademark:

Uplifting songs about working-class people See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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