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Dwight Yoakam


Since the start of his music career, Dwight Yoakam has proven he's more than just another guy with a guitar and a hat. He has risen from hot country star to being one of country music's biggest influences. While doing that, he has also become a critically acclaimed actor. Dwight Yoakam was born in the coal mining community of Pikeville, Kentucky, ... See full bio »

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 2013 Iron Man 3 (performer: "Santa Claus Is Back in Town")
  The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 2012 - 2013) (writer - 1 episode, 2013)
- Episode #21.64 (2013) ... (performer: "A Heart Like Mine" - uncredited) / (writer: "A Heart Like Mine" - uncredited)
- Episode #20.189 (2012) ... (performer: "Nothing But Love" - uncredited)
  Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2012) (writer - 1 episode, 2012)
- Episode #20.15 (2012) ... (performer: "A Heart Like Mine") / (writer: "A Heart Like Mine")
 2010 Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief (performer: "I'LL PRETEND") / (writer: "I'LL PRETEND")
 2009 Crook & Chase (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 23 July 2009 (2009) ... (performer: "Act Naturally", "Honky Tonk Man")
 2006 CMT: The Greatest - 40 Days That Shaped Country Music (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Honky Tonk Man")
 2006 The Astronaut Farmer (performer: "Stop the World (And Let Me Off)")
 2006 Wild West Comedy Show: 30 Days & 30 Nights - Hollywood to the Heartland (Documentary) (performer: "Bury Me", "Streets of Bakersfield", "Honky Tonk Man", "I, Said") / (writer: "Bury Me")
 2006 The Break-Up (performer: "Crazy Little Thing Called Love")
 2005 Empire Falls (TV Movie) (performer: "This Time") / (writer: "This Time" - as Dwight David Yoakam)
 2005 The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada (performer: "Fair to Midland" (2003)) / (writer: "Fair to Midland" (2003))
 2004 Crossing Jordan (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Necessary Risks (2004) ... (performer: "Stop The World And Let Me Off" - uncredited)
 2001 Knockaround Guys (performer: "Long White Cadillac")
 2001 Nobody's Baby (performer: "Lonesome Roads") / (writer: "Lonesome Roads")
 2000 Big Eden (performer: "A Thousand Miles from Nowhere", "Send a Message to My Heart") / (writer: "A Thousand Miles from Nowhere")
 2000 South of Heaven, West of Hell ("A VACANT SEA (BRIGADIER SMALLS' THEME)", "IN A SENSE LOST AND FOUND (LITTLE MARGARET'S THEME)", "MOURNING'S LOSSES (ADALYNE'S THEME)", "A STRANGE DISTANCE (LELAND'S THEME)") / (lyrics: "WORDS (LOVE THEME)", "WHAT'S LEFT OF ME", "COME ON/I CAUGHT IT...(NOGALES' THEME)", "THE FIRST THING SMOKIN'", "THROUGH HIS PAST DARKLY (THE HENRYS' THEME)) / (music: "WORDS (LOVE THEME)", "WHAT'S LEFT OF ME", "COME ON/I CAUGHT IT...(NOGALES' THEME)", "THE FIRST THING SMOKIN'", "THROUGH HIS PAST DARKLY (THE HENRYS' THEME))
 1999 Me and Will (performer: "A Thousand Miles from Nowhere") / (writer: "A Thousand Miles from Nowhere" - as Yoakam)
 1998 The Negotiator (performer: "Doin' What I Did" (1994)) / (writer: "Doin' What I Did" (1994))
 1998 A Cool, Dry Place (performer: "Claudette")
 1997 Lawn Dogs (performer: "A Thousand Miles From Nowhere") / (writer: "A Thousand Miles From Nowhere")
 1995 29th Annual Country Music Association Awards (TV Special) (performer: "King of the Road")
 1995 Showgirls (performer: "DOIN' WHAT I DID") / (writer: "DOIN' WHAT I DID")
 1994 Chasers (performer: "DOIN' WHAT I DID", "1000 MILES FROM NOWHERE", "GUITARS, CADILLACS") / (writer: "DOIN' WHAT I DID", "1000 MILES FROM NOWHERE", "GUITARS, CADILLACS")
 1994 D2: The Mighty Ducks (performer: "LET'S WORK TOGETHER")
 1993 Red Rock West (performer: "1,000 MILES FROM NOWHERE") / (writer: "1,000 MILES FROM NOWHERE")
 1992 Honeymoon in Vegas (performer: "SUSPICIOUS MINDS")
 1992 Northern Exposure (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Wake Up Call (1992) ... (performer: "Guitars and Cadillacs" - uncredited)
 1991 Terminator 2: Judgment Day (performer: "Guitars, Cadillacs" (1986)) / (writer: "Guitars, Cadillacs" (1986))
 1990 Sibling Rivalry (performer: "Honky Tonk Man")
 1989 In Country (performer: "Honky Tonk Man")
 1988 Fresh Horses (performer: "South Of Cincinnati") / (writer: "South Of Cincinnati")
 1988 Young Country (Video short) (performer: "Honky Tonk Man")
 1987 U2: Outside It's America (Documentary) ("Guitars, Cadillacs")
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Other Works:

Album: "Dwight Sings Buck" See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 2 Interviews | 3 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

I like to stay as far away as possible! [When asked about bull riding] See more »

Trivia:

Born by emergency C-section. The doctor had to use forceps. As a result, Dwight has a scar on his forehead. See more »

Trademark:

Cowboy Hat

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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