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Roy Acuff (1903–1992)


Roy Acuff was born on September 15, 1903 in Maynardville, Tennessee, USA as Roy Claxton Acuff. He was an actor, known for Night Train to Memphis (1946), Home in San Antone (1949) and Sing, Neighbor, Sing (1944). He was married to Mildred Louise Douglas. He died on November 23, 1992 in Nashville, Tennessee. See full bio »

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Known For

(1946)
Home in San Antone Roy Acuff - aka Jack Jones
(1949)
(1944)
Hi, Neighbor Roy Acuff
(1942)

Filmography

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 1981 Hee Haw (TV Series)
 1980 Coal Miner's Daughter
Roy Acuff (uncredited)
 1949 Home in San Antone
Roy Acuff - aka Jack Jones
 1948 Smoky Mountain Melody
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 1946 Night Train to Memphis
Roy Acuff
 1944 Sing, Neighbor, Sing
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 1944 Cowboy Canteen
Roy Acuff (uncredited)
 1943 O, My Darling Clementine
Sheriff Roy Acuff
 1942 Hi, Neighbor
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 1940 Grand Ole Opry
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Personal Details

Other Works:

CD: "Columbia Historic Edition" (SSP) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Portrayal | 1 Interview | 1 Article | See more »

Spouse:

Mildred Louise Douglas  (her death)  (2 children)

Relatives:

Eddie Acuff (sibling)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

The greatest thing the Democrats have ever done for me was to defeat me for the governor of Tennessee. See more »

Trivia:

Biography in: "The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives". Volume 3, 1991-1993, pages 7-9. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 2001. See more »

Trademark:

Hits "Wabash Cannonball" and "Great Speckled Bird"

Nickname:

King of Country Music

Star Sign:

Virgo

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