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Living Proof: The Hank Williams, Jr. Story (1983)

TV movie based on the singer's life, under his mother's thumb, competing with the ghost of one of the most famous singers in C&W music history, and aspiring to rise above it all.

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Dick Lowry

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Stephen Kandel (teleplay), I.C. Rapoport (teleplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Richard Thomas ... Hank Williams, Jr.
Lenora May ... Lisa
Liane Langland ... June Bradshaw Williams
Ann Gillespie ... Becky
Merle Kilgore Merle Kilgore ... Himself
Clu Gulager ... J.R. Smith
Allyn Ann McLerie ... Audrey Williams
Barton Heyman ... Bobby Deane
Noble Willingham ... Dr. Graham
Jay O. Sanders ... Dick Willey
Christian Slater ... Walt Willey
Jonathan Hogan Jonathan Hogan ... Dennis
Randal Patrick Randal Patrick ... Eddie (as Randy Patrick)
Mickey Jones ... Mickey
Daniel Sarenana Daniel Sarenana ... Leon
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TV movie based on the singer's life, under his mother's thumb, competing with the ghost of one of the most famous singers in C&W music history, and aspiring to rise above it all.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 March 1983 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Living Proof: The Hank Williams Jr. Story See more »

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Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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A stellar performance by Richard Thomas.
15 March 2002 | by queenofthe9nileSee all my reviews

Richard Thomas is at his very best. This is a must see for Thomas fans as well as Hank Williams,JR. fans. I had never listened to his music but after Thomas' excellant portrayal of this tormented man I headed straight for the music stores.


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