Gordon Lightfoot

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Gordon Lightfoot is perhaps the most accomplished and well-known singer/songwriter to ever come out of Canada. He is internationally known for such monumental folk/pop/rock hits as "Sundown", "If You Could Read My Mind", "Early Mornin' Rain", "Wreck of The Edmund Fitzgerald" and many more. His songs have been covered by such music giants as Elvis ... See full bio »

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 1988 Hotel (TV Series)
Joe Daniels
- Double Take (1988) ... Joe Daniels
 1982 Harry Tracy: The Last of the Wild Bunch
U.S. Marshal Morrie Nathan
 1967 One Hundred Years Young (TV Movie)
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Other Works:

Album: "Old Dan's Records" (1972) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Article | See more »

Official Sites:

Facebook | Last.fm | See more »

Alternate Names:

Gordie Lightfoot | Gord Lightfoot


6' (1.83 m)


Kim Hasse | See more »

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Personal Quote:

[on avoiding writing his autobiography] I don't like to have to remind myself of everything I hate about myself. It's highly unnecessary. I'm reformed. I'm doing my best. I'm trying hard. I don't want to hurt a soul. I'm just a peace loving guy. See more »


Six children: Two children, Fred (born Feb 1, 1964) and Ingrid (born Dec 31, 1965), from his first marriage with wife Brita Two children out of wedlock, including Eric (born Dec 30, 1981) with Cathy Coonley. Two children, Miles (born ca. 1991) and Meredith (born ca. 1996), with current wife Elizabeth.

One older sister, Bev.

Two grandchildren. See more »


His distinctive baritone voice See more »

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