Tennessee Ernie Ford

Tennessee Ernie Ford

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Tennessee Ernie Ford was born on Feb 13, 1919 in USA. Tennessee Ernie Ford's big-screen debut came with The Best Years of Our Lives directed by William Wyler in 1946, strarring Nightclub / Hillbilly Singer (uncredited). Tennessee Ernie Ford is known for Door to Door directed by Steven Schachter, William H. Macy stars as Bill Porter and Kyra Sedgwick as Shelly Soomky Brady. Tennessee Ernie Ford has got 5 awards and 12 nominations so far. The most recent award Tennessee Ernie Ford achieved is Academy of Country Music Awards. The upcoming new movie Tennessee Ernie Ford plays is The Unknown Known which will be released on Jan 16, 2014.

Tennessee Ernie Fords lifetime: Thursday, February 13th, 1919 to Thursday, October 17th, 1991, was 26,544 days, equaling 3,792 weeks exactly. Composer, singer and author, educated at the Cincinnati Conservatory. He appeared at the London Palladium, and made many records. He also owned a cattle ranch in California. Joining ASCAP in 1958, his popular-song compositions include "Softly and Tenderly" (Christian). Three others, 2 country "Hogtied Over You" and "Kiss Me Big" + 1 rock 'n roll, "Sixteen Tons".

  • Birthday

    Feb 13, 1919
  • Place of Birth

    Bristol, Tennessee, USA

Known For


5 wins & 12 nominations

Academy of Country Music Awards
Winner - Pioneer Award
Grammy Awards
Best Gospel or Other Religious Recording (Musical)
Winner - Grammy
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