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Burl Ives

Burl Ives was one of six children born to a Scottish-Irish farming family. He first sang in public for a soldiers' reunion when he was age 4. In high school, he learned the banjo and played fullback, intending to become a football coach when he enrolled at Eastern Illinois State Teacher's College in 1927. He dropped out in 1930 and wandered, ...

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Jun 14, 1909 In Hunt City, Illinois, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie All About 'The Birds'
Latest Project:
Series Fargo 2014-04-15

Won 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins.

Known For
Poster of Fantastic Mr. Fox
Poster of Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer
Poster of East of Eden
Poster of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
Series Defiance Unknown 2017
Series Chuck Unknown 2017
Movie Weihnachts-Männer Unknown 2015
Series Mike & Mike Unknown 2014
Series Fargo Unknown 2014-04-15
Series Regular Show Unknown 2010-09-06
Series Folk America Unknown 2009
Movie The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story Unknown 2009-04-24
Movie Fantastic Mr. Fox Unknown 2009-11-25
Movie Expired Unknown 2008-08-15
Movie The Bare Necessities: The Making of 'The Jungle Book' Unknown 2007
Series Qwerty Unknown 2007-01-24
Series Eureka Unknown 2006-07-18
Movie Big Momma's House 2 Unknown 2006-01-27
Series Bones Unknown 2005-09-13
Series My Name Is Earl Unknown 2005-09-20
Movie Dribble Unknown 2004
Movie Radio Unknown 2003
Movie Bad Santa Unknown 2003
Movie Silver Bells Unknown 2003
Series Timeshift Unknown 2002-10-05
Movie The Wedding Planner Unknown 2001-01-26
Movie All About 'The Birds' Unknown 2000
Movie Pollock Unknown 2000
Series Parkinson Unknown 2000-01-04
Movie The Family Man Unknown 2000-12-22
Series Roswell Unknown 1999-10-06
Movie Fools Rush In Unknown 1997-02-14
Movie The 68th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1996
Movie The Ref Unknown 1994-03-11
Series American Masters Unknown 1994
Movie True Romance Unknown 1993-09-10
Series Melrose Place Unknown 1992-07-08
Movie Rock Hudson's Home Movies Unknown 1992
Movie The Music of Disney: A Legacy in Song Unknown 1992-07-01
Series Pebble Mill Unknown 1991
Movie The Epic of Detective Mandy: Book One - Satan Claus Unknown 1989
Series The Simpsons Unknown 1989-12-17
Movie Two Moon Junction Unknown 1988
Movie Thomas Hart Benton Unknown 1988
Series Wogan Unknown 1988
Movie John Huston: The Man, the Movies, the Maverick Unknown 1988-01-26
Movie Poor Little Rich Girl: The Barbara Hutton Story Unknown 1987
Movie Disney Sing-Along-Songs: The Bare Necessities Unknown 1987
Series Dolly Unknown 1987-09-27
Movie Uphill All the Way Unknown 1986
Series Danger Bay Unknown 1984-10-18
Movie DTV: Golden Oldies Himself 1984-09-01
Movie The Ewok Adventure Unknown 1984
Movie White Dog Unknown 1982
Series The Val Doonican Music Show Unknown 1981
Movie Earthbound Unknown 1981
Series Saturday Night at the Mill Unknown 1980
Series Newsnight Unknown 1980-01-30
Movie Just You and Me, Kid Unknown 1979
Movie The Bermuda Depths Unknown 1978
Movie The New Adventures of Heidi Unknown 1978
Movie The 50th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1978
Series Stars on Sunday Unknown 1977
Series Roots Unknown 1977-01-23
Movie The First Easter Rabbit Unknown 1976
Series Captains and the Kings Unknown 1976
Movie Baker's Hawk Unknown 1976
Movie Hugo the Hippo Unknown 1975
Movie The 17th Annual Grammy Awards Himself 1975-03-01
Movie Gifts of an Eagle Unknown 1975
Movie John Wayne and Glen Campbell & the Musical West Unknown 1974
Series Herbie Day at Disneyland Himself 1974-07-11
Series Little House on the Prairie Unknown 1974-09-11
Series Flip Unknown 1973
Series The Bobby Darin Show Unknown 1973-01-19
Movie Tennessee Williams' South Unknown 1973
Series Night Gallery Unknown 1973
Series Celebrity Bowling Unknown 1973
Series Dinah's Place Unknown 1973
Series The Bold Ones: The Lawyers Unknown 1972
Series Alias Smith and Jones Unknown 1972
Series NBC Children's Theatre Unknown 1971
Movie A City of the King Prophet 1971-12-20
Series The Val Doonican Show Unknown 1971-06-05
Series The Smothers Brothers Summer Show Unknown 1970
Movie Only Way Out Is Dead Unknown 1970
Series The Ed Sullivan Show Unknown 1970
Movie The McMasters Unknown 1970
Series Hee Haw Unknown 1969-06-15
Series The Johnny Cash Show Unknown 1969-06-07
Series The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour Unknown 1969
Series The David Frost Show Unknown 1969-07-07
Series The Merv Griffin Show Unknown 1968
Series The Name of the Game Unknown 1968-09-20
Movie The Other Side of Bonnie and Clyde Unknown 1968
Movie Pinocchio Unknown 1968
Movie The Sound of Anger Unknown 1968
Movie All Things Bright and Beautiful Unknown 1968
Movie Those Fantastic Flying Fools Unknown 1967
Series Late Night Line-Up Unknown 1967
Series The Eamonn Andrews Show Unknown 1967
Series The Kraft Music Hall Unknown 1967
Movie West to the Mountains Unknown 1967
Movie The Daydreamer Unknown 1966
Series Daniel Boone Unknown 1966
Series O.K. Crackerby! Unknown 1965
Series Ready, Steady, Go! Unknown 1965
Movie The Brass Bottle Unknown 1964
Movie I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly Unknown 1964
Movie Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer Sam the Snowman 1964-12-06
Series The Hollywood Palace Unknown 1964-01-04
Movie Ensign Pulver Unknown 1964
Movie Summer Magic Unknown 1963
Series The Danny Kaye Show Unknown 1963-09-25
Movie Mediterranean Holiday Unknown 1962
Movie The Spiral Road Unknown 1962
Series The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Unknown 1962-10-01
Series The Andy Williams Show Unknown 1962-09-20
Series The Jack Paar Tonight Show Unknown 1961
Movie Let No Man Write My Epitaph Unknown 1960
Movie Our Man in Havana Unknown 1959
Movie The Red Skelton Chevy Special Unknown 1959
Series The Bell Telephone Hour Himself - Host / ... 1959-01-12
Movie The 31st Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1959-04-06
Movie Day of the Outlaw Unknown 1959
Movie The Big Country Unknown 1958
Movie Wind Across the Everglades Unknown 1958
Movie Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Unknown 1958
Movie Desire Under the Elms Unknown 1958
Movie Gun Glory Unknown 1957
Movie A Face in the Crowd Unknown 1957
Series High Low Quiz Unknown 1957
Movie The Power and the Prize Unknown 1956
Series Zane Grey Theater Unknown 1956-10-05
Series The Dinah Shore Chevy Show Unknown 1956-10-05
Series Playhouse 90 Unknown 1956-10-04
Series Music 55 Unknown 1955
Series Tonight! Unknown 1955
Movie East of Eden Sam the Sheriff 1955-04-10
Series Person to Person Unknown 1955
Series The George Jessel Show Unknown 1954
Series Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color Unknown 1954-10-27
Series General Electric Theater Unknown 1953-02-01
Movie The Coronation Concert Unknown 1953
Series The United States Steel Hour Unknown 1953-10-27
Series Saturday Special Unknown 1952
Series The Red Skelton Hour Unknown 1951-09-30
Movie Sierra Unknown 1950
Series The Faye Emerson Show Unknown 1950-03-13
Series What's My Line? Unknown 1950-02-02
Series Erskine Johnson's Hollywood Reel Unknown 1949
Movie Green Grass of Wyoming Unknown 1948
Movie Station West Unknown 1948
Movie So Dear to My Heart Unknown 1948
Movie Smoky Willie 1946-07-01