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Carl Smith (I) (1927–2010)

Carl Smith was born on March 15, 1927 in Maynardville, Tennessee, USA. He was married to Goldie Hill and June Carter Cash. He died on January 16, 2010 in Franklin, Tennessee. See full bio »

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 2012 American Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 5 Perform (2012) ... (writer: "(Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher and Higher")
 2011 The Choir: Unsung Town Revisited (TV Movie documentary) (lyrics: "(Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher and Higher" - uncredited) / (music: "(Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher and Higher" - uncredited)
 2011 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #20.41 (2011) ... (writer: "Rescue Me" - uncredited)
 2010 Date Night (writer: "(Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher and Higher")
 2010 Dancing on Ice (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #5.13 (2010) ... (writer: " (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher and Higher")
- Episode #5.12 (2010) ... (writer: " (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher and Higher")
  The Choir: Unsung Town (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2009) (music - 1 episode, 2009)
- Episode #1.1 (2009) ... (lyrics: "(Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher and Higher" - uncredited) / (music: "(Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher and Higher" - uncredited)
 2008 Seuls Two (writer: "(Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher And Higher")
 2007 Opry Video Classics: Pioneers (Video) (performer: "Hey Joe!")
 2004-2007 The X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Auditions 2 (2007) ... (writer: "(Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher and Higher" - uncredited)
- Judges' Houses 1 (2005) ... (writer: "(Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher and Higher" - uncredited)
- Finals (2004) ... (writer: "(Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher and Higher" (as "Higher and Higher"))
 2007 Norbit (writer: "(Your Love Has Lifted Me) Higher and Higher")
 2006 Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Momma Cherri's Soul Food Shack Revisited (2006) ... (writer: "(Your Love Has Lifted Me) Higher and Higher" - uncredited)
 2004 I, Robot (lyrics: "Rescue Me") / (music: "Rescue Me")
 2004 A Cinderella Story (writer: "Rescue Me")
 2004 The South Bank Show (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- John Lennon's Jukebox (2004) ... (writer: "Rescue Me")
 2003 Australian Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 5 Performance Show: RnBSoul (2003) ... (writer: "(Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher and Higher")
 2003 Dolly Parton: Platinum Blonde (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "(Your Love Has Lifted Me) Higher and Higher" - as Smith)
 2002 The Monkees: Live Summer Tour (Video) (writer: "Higher and Higher")
 2002 Death to Smoochy (writer: " (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher and Higher")
 2000 The Kid (writer: " (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher And Higher")
 2000 Best (writer: "Rescue Me")
 1999 K-911 (Video) (writer: "(Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher and Higher")
 1999 The Bachelor (writer: "Your Love Keeps Lifting Me (Higher and Higher)")
 1999 The Hurricane (writer: "In the Basement")
 1999 Bravo Profiles (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Dolly Parton: Diamond in a Rhinestone World (1999) ... (writer: "(Your Love Has Lifted Me) Higher and Higher" - as Smith)
 1998 Zingo (lyrics: "RESCUE ME") / (music: "RESCUE ME")
 1998 From the Earth to the Moon (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Original Wives Club (1998) ... (writer: "Rescue Me")
- Le voyage dans la lune (1998) ... (writer: "Rescue Me")
 1995 Operation Dumbo Drop (writer: "(YOUR LOVE KEEPS LIFTING ME) HIGHER AND HIGHER")
 1994 Don't Forget Your Toothbrush (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 10 December 1994 (1994) ... (writer: "Rescue Me")
 1994 Takin' Over the Asylum (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Fly Like an Eagle (1994) ... (writer: " (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher And Higher")
 1994 In the Army Now (writer: "Rescue Me")
 1993 For Love or Money (writer: " (Your Love Has Lifted Me) Higher and Higher")
 1993 The Night We Never Met (writer: "(Your Love Keeps Liftin' Me) Higher and Higher")
 1992 Sister Act (writer: "Rescue Me")
 1990-1991 The Wonder Years (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Denial (1991) ... (writer: "Rescue Me")
- Don't You Know Anything About Women? (1990) ... (writer: "Your Love, Keeps Lifting Me Higher" - uncredited)
 1990 Air America (writer: "Rescue Me")
 1989 Ghostbusters II (writer: "Higher And Higher")
 1988 Freedomfest: Nelson Mandela's 70th Birthday Celebratation (TV Special documentary) (writer: " (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher And Higher")
 1988 Falcon Crest (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Rescue Me (1988) ... (writer: "Rescue Me" - uncredited)
 1987 Light of Day (writer: "Rescue Me")
 1980 Dolly Parton: On Tour (TV Movie) (writer: "(Your Love Has Lifted Me) Higher And Higher" - as Smith)
 1977-1978 Pop! Goes the Country (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #5.11 (1978) ... (writer: " (Your Love Has Lifted Me) Higher And Higher" - as Smith)
- Episode #4.20 (1977) ... (writer: " (Your Love Has Lifted Me) Higher And Higher" - as Smith)
 1977 The George Burns One-Man Show (TV Special) (writer: "Rescue Me/I Can't Turn You Loose")
 1977 Musikladen (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.33 (1977) ... (writer: "Your Love Has Lifted Me - as Smith, Higher and Higher"))
 1977 The Benny Hill Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Bionic Baby (1977) ... (writer: " (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher and Higher")
 1976 Dolly (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.23 ... (writer: " (Your Love Has Lifted Me) Higher And Higher" - as Smith)
 1975 French Shampoo (Homage to W. B.) (writer: "Rescue Me" - uncredited)
 1973 The Graham Kennedy Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 13 November 1973 (1973) ... (writer: "Higher and Higher")
 1970 The Porter Wagoner Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Carl Smith (1970) ... (performer: "Pull My String and Wind Me Up", "Bonaparte's Retreat")
 1970 The Johnny Cash Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.31 (1970) ... (writer: "Higher and Higher")
 1969 From Nashville with Music (performer: "Hey Joe!", "Deep Water")
 1969 Mondo Trasho (writer: "Rescue Me")
 1965 Shindig! (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #2.16 (1965) ... (writer: "Rescue Me")
- Episode #1.37 (1965) ... (writer: "We're Gonna Make It")
 1964 The Jimmy Dean Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 19 March 1964 (1964) ... (performer: "Hey, Joe", "The Pillow That Whispers", "Bummin' Around" - uncredited)
 1960 Ozark Jubilee (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 3 September 1960 (1960) ... (performer: "Hey Joe!", "Doorstep to Heaven" - uncredited)
 1957-1959 Country Style, U.S.A. (TV Series short) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #3.7 (1959) ... (performer: "You Are the One", "Mr. Lost", "The Nail-Scarred Hand")
- Episode #1.10 (1957) ... (performer: "You Are the One", "You Can't Hurt Me Anymore", "Before I Met You", "I Dreamed of the Old Rugged Cross" (uncredited))
 1957 The Badge of Marshal Brennan (performer: "Man on the Run")
 1956 Grand Ole Opry (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 28 April 1956 (1956) ... (performer: "Old Rugged Cross" - uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Unsold pilot: In 1958 he starred with Webb Pierce and Marty Robbins in a pilot for a proposed western series about three singing cowboys who doubled as frontier investigators, called "Western Musketeers".
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Trivia:

Had dozens of hits on Billboard magazine's country singles chart from 1951 to 1978, though most of his success came in the 1950s. See more »

Nickname:

Mr. Country

Star Sign:

Pisces

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