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Hank Penny (1918–1992)

Hank Penny was born on September 18, 1918 in Birmingham, Alabama, USA as Herbert Clayton Penny. He was an actor, known for Heading West (1946), Missouri (1946) and The Blazing Trail (1949). He was married to Shari Penny and Sue Thompson. He died on April 17, 1992 in Camarillo, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1950 Frontier Outpost
Guitar Player
 1949 The Blazing Trail
Guitar Player
 1946 Wabash Cannon Ball (Short)
Band Member (uncredited)
 1946 Lone Star Moonlight
Band Singer / Musician (uncredited)
 1946 Missouri (Short)
Singer Hank Penny
 1946 Heading West
Guitar Player, Miner (as Hank Penny and His Plantation Boys)
 1946 Down the Trail to San Antone (Short)
Hank Penny
 1945 Missouri's Calling Me (Short)
Band Singer
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 1950 Frontier Outpost (performer: "Twister", "I Live To Eat")
 1949 The Blazing Trail (writer: "Cheer Up")
 1946 Heading West (performer: "Sally Goodin", "Bless Your Heart") / (writer: "Bless Your Heart")
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 1956 The NBC Comedy Hour (TV Series)
Himself - Singer
- Episode #1.18 (1956) ... Himself - Singer
 1955 Webb Pierce and His Wonderin' Boys (Short)
 1948 The Hoffman Hayride (TV Series)

Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Hank Penny and His Plantation Boys


5' 11½" (1.82 m)

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He opened The Palomino Club in North Hollywood in 1949. The club was open seven days a week, and on Monday nights, after the closing time, it was "open stage" to some of the most famous jazz musicians in the country. He served black eyed peas, cornbread and buttermilk to all of those in attendance. See more »

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