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JD Souther

JD Souther was born on November 3, 1946 in Detroit, Michigan, USA as John David Souther. He is an actor and composer, known for Urban Cowboy (1980), Always (1989) and Cry-Baby (1990). He was previously married to Sarah Nicholson and Alexandra Sliwin. See full bio »

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Known For

Urban Cowboy Soundtrack
Always The Singer
Cry-Baby Soundtrack
Sex and the City Soundtrack


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 2012-2017 Nashville (TV Series)
Watty White
- I'll Fly Away (2017) ... Watty White
- My Heart Would Know (2013) ... Watty White
- Dear Brother (2013) ... Watty White
- I've Been Down That Road Before (2013) ... Watty White
- Someday You'll Call My Name (2012) ... Watty White
 2014 Florida Georgia Line: Dirt (Music Video)
Grandpa Winter
 2012/I Deadline
Lucas Harper (as J.D. Souther)
 2002 The Pennsylvania Miners' Story (TV Movie)
Dennis 'Harpo' Hall (as John David Souther)
 2000 Providence (TV Series)
Dwayne Ballard
- The Thanksgiving Story: Part 2 (2000) ... Dwayne Ballard (as John David Souther)
- The Thanksgiving Story: Part 1 (2000) ... Dwayne Ballard (as John David Souther)
 1999 Purgatory (TV Movie)
Brooks / Jesse James (as John David Souther)
 1998 How to Make the Cruelest Month
Uncle Jerry (as John David Souther)
 1994 My Girl 2
Jeffrey Pommeroy (as John David Souther)
 1991 To Cross the Rubicon
David Berry (as J.D. Souther)
 1990 Postcards from the Edge
Ted (as J.D. Souther)
 1989-1990 Thirtysomething (TV Series)
John Dunaway
- Arizona (1990) ... John Dunaway (as J.D. Souther)
- Three Year Itch (1990) ... John Dunaway (as J.D. Souther)
- Pulling Away (1990) ... John Dunaway (as J.D. Souther)
- The Burning Bush (1989) ... John Dunaway (as J.D. Souther)
- Michael's Campaign (1989) ... John Dunaway (as J.D. Souther)
 1989 Always
The Singer (as J.D. Souther)
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Show Show Soundtrack (36 credits)
Show Show Self (12 credits)

Personal Details

Other Works:

Album: "You're Only Lonely" (Columbia) See more »

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Alternate Names:

J.D. Souther | John David Souther


Sarah Nicholson  (divorced)  (1 child) | See more »

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His favorite songs are "Don't Get Around Much Anymore" by Nat King Cole, "So What" by Miles Davis, "Angel Eyes" by Frank Sinatra, "Blue Rondo A La Turk" by Dave Brubeck, "Havana Moon" by Chuck Berry, "Nessun Dorma" by Luciano Pavarotti, "Crying" by Roy Orbison and "Shelter From The Storm" by Bob Dylan. (Source: BBC Radio 2 "Tracks of My Years"). See more »



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