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Overview (4)

Born in Shreveport, Louisiana, USA
Birth NameRandall Hank Williams
Nicknames Bocephus
Rocking Randall Hank
Height 6' 2" (1.88 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Randall Hank Williams was born the son of the legendary Hank Williams and Audrey Williams. After the death of his father in 1953, Hank Jr. began his career in country music. The early years of his career were spent trying to overcome the legacy of his father and come into his own. This did not happen until the 1980s when he became one of country music's top performers, selling millions of albums and winning the title of Entertainer of the Year five consecutive times.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Shannon Bomar

Spouse (3)

Mary Jane Thomas (1 July 1990 - present) (2 children)
Becky White (1977 - 1983) (divorced) (2 children)
Gwen Yeargain (? - 1977) (divorced) (1 child)

Trade Mark (1)

Cowboy hat, beard, and sunglasses.

Trivia (10)

Father of singer Holly Williams and Hank Williams III.
Half-brother of Jett Williams and Lycretia Williams.
Is the father of five children: with first wife Gwen - son Hank Williams III born 1972. With second wife Becky - daughters Hilary Williams born 1979 and Holly Williams born 1981. With third wife Mary Jane - daughter Katharine Diane Williams born 1993 and son Samuel Williams born 1997.
His godmother was June Carter Cash.
Was severely injured from near fatal fall while climbing Ajax Mountain in Montana in 1975.
He spent two years in recovery from his mountain climbing accident in 1975.
Following his fall he crushed his face and split his skull, and had to have several reconstructive surgeries and had to learn to talk and sing again.
Wears a beard and sunglasses to help hide his scars.
Did the "Are You Ready for Some Football" opening for several years for Monday Night Football" until he was fired for making what were seen as racist comments about President Obama.

Personal Quotes (25)

We've got a Muslim for a president who hates cowboys, hates cowgirls, hates fishing, hates farming, loves gays and we hate him!
Good friends, good whiskey, and good lovin', I want to thank you Lord.
If you mind your own business, you'll stay busy all the time.
Somewhere between raising hell and amazing grace, Lord I know just how they feel.
Some high society lady said is your horse outside? No ma'am, he's between my legs, but you're too fat to ride.
Every time the media brings up the tea party, it's painted as racist and extremists -- but there's never a backlash, no outrage to those comparisons. ... Working-class people are hurting -- and it doesn't seem like anybody cares. When both sides are high-fiving it on the ninth hole when everybody else is without a job -- it makes a whole lot of us angry. Something has to change. The policies have to change.
Let me sum it up for ya: We got some people who work for a living, and we got some people who vote for a living.
We say grace and we say ma'am. If you ain't in to that, we don't give a damn.
I'd love to spit some Beechnut in that dude's eye and shoot him with my ole forty-five.
My daddy, he was somewhere between God and John Wayne.
You can do anything that you wanna do, but uh-uh, don't step on my cowboy boots.
After reading hundreds of e-mails, I have made MY decision. By pulling my opening Oct 3rd, You (ESPN) stepped on the Toes of The First Amendment - Freedom of Speech, so therefore Me, My Song, and All My Rowdy Friends are OUT OF HERE. It's been a great run.
The greatest of men, they don't get too big to cry. They just lose faith in love and life.
I get whiskey bent and hell bound.
Some were beggars, some were kings, and some were masters of the arts. But in their shame they're all the same, these men with broken hearts.
They let dangerous men out of prison now, yes sir, I'm afraid it's so. Cause they're over crowded and it was only his fifth offense.
If they don't have the Grand Ole Opry, like they do in Tennessee, just send me to hell or New York City, it would be about the same to me.
You're singing a song about making love to your drummer, well gay guitar pickers don't turn me on.
The day Elvis passed away would be our national holiday, if the South would have won, we'd had it made.
Why don't we all just get a long-neck?
I'd put Hank Williams picture on one hundred dollar bills.
Today is a sad day in Country music. We have lost another piece of history. George Jones was not only a good singer, but was a good friend. He will be missed by many.
Have pity on a dinosaur.
I went and got a tire tool out of my truck, and straightened him out as cold as a block of ice. It was an attitude adjustment, and it'll work every time.
I'm for turning off the tube and turning down the light, cause I'm for nothing else but me and you tonight.

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