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Harland Sanders (1890–1980)

Harland Sanders was born on September 9, 1890 in Henryville, Indiana, USA as Harland David Sanders. He was married to Claudia Ledington and Josephine King. He died on December 16, 1980 in Shelbyville, Kentucky, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Blast-Off Girls
Blast-Off Girls Himself
(1967)
The Dick Cavett Show
The Dick Cavett Show Himself - Guest
(1971)
The Big Mouth
The Big Mouth Himself
(1967)
The David Frost Show
(1970)

Filmography

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 1970 The Phynx
Colonel Sanders (as Colonel Harland Sanders)
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 2009 Smash Cut (the producers wish to thank)
 1977 Opening Night (thanks - as Colonel Sanders)
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 1979 Praise the Lord (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode dated 2 March 1979 (1979) ... Himself
 1975 Donahue (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode dated 13 January 1975 (1975) ... Himself (as Colonel Sanders)
 1971 The Dick Cavett Show (TV Series)
Himself - Guest
- Episode dated 25 January 1971 (1971) ... Himself - Guest
 1970 The David Frost Show (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #2.133 (1970) ... Himself (as Col. Sanders)
- Episode #2.131 (1970) ... Himself (as Col. Sanders)
 1970 Hell's Bloody Devils
Himself (uncredited)
 1968 Laugh-In (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #2.5 (1968) ... Himself (uncredited)
 1967 Blast-Off Girls
Himself (as Colonel Sanders)
 1967 The Big Mouth
Himself (uncredited)
 1964 I've Got a Secret (TV Series)
Himself - Contestant
- Episode dated 6 April 1964 (1964) ... Himself - Contestant (as Col. Harland Sanders)
 1963 What's My Line? (TV Series)
Himself - Contestant
- Episode dated 1 December 1963 (1963) ... Himself - Contestant
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 2013 Kiseki taiken! Anbiribabô (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Minna shitteru ano kaisha maruhi hajimete densetsu (2013) ... Himself (as Kâneru Sandâsu)
 2010 Modern Marvels (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Fry It (2010) ... Himself
 2006 American Eats (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- History on a Bun (2006) ... Himself
 1998 Biography (TV Series documentary)
Himself / Himself - as Colonel Sanders
- Dave Thomas: Made to Order (1998) ... Himself
- Colonel Sanders: America's Chicken King (1998) ... Himself - as Colonel Sanders
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Personal Details

Other Works:

1960s-1970s: TV commercials for Kentucky Fried Chicken. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Portrayal | See more »

Official Sites:


Alternate Names:

Col. Harland Sanders | Col. Sanders | Colonel Harland Sanders | Colonel Sanders | Kâneru Sandâsu

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I made a resolve then that I was going to amount to something if I could. And no hours, nor amount of labor, nor amount of money would deter me from giving the best that there was in me. And I have done that ever since, and I win by it. I know. See more »

Trivia:

Of all the owners that have done KFC commercials since his death, one of the most memorable was Russel Beeler of "Lake Edna, KY" who still used the "We do chicken right!" slogan from 1995-1998. See more »

Trademark:

White suit See more »

Nickname:

Colonel

Star Sign:

Virgo

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