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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 The Coronation Concert
Latest Project:
Movie Weihnachts-Männer 2015-12-25

Won 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins.

Known For
Poster of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
Poster of East of Eden
Poster of Fantastic Mr. Fox
Poster of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
Movie The Ewok Adventure Unknown 2018
Movie The Music of Disney: A Legacy in Song Unknown 2018
Series Mike & Mike Unknown 2018
Movie Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Unknown 2018
Movie A Face in the Crowd Unknown 2018
Series The Danny Kaye Show Unknown 2018
Movie Weihnachts-Männer Unknown 2015-12-25
Series Mr. Robot Unknown 2015-06-24
Series Fargo Unknown 2014-04-15
Series Defiance Unknown 2013-04-15
Series Luther Unknown 2010-10-17
Movie Christmas Tree of Might Unknown 2010
Series Folk America Unknown 2009-01-23
Series Regular Show Unknown 2009-08-14
Movie The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story Unknown 2009-04-24
Movie Fantastic Mr. Fox Unknown 2009
Movie Expired Unknown 2008-08-15
Movie The Bare Necessities: The Making of 'The Jungle Book' Unknown 2007
Series Chuck Unknown 2007-09-24
Series Qwerty Unknown 2007-01-24
Movie Big Momma's House 2 Unknown 2006-01-27
Series Eureka Unknown 2006-07-18
Series Supernatural Unknown 2005-09-13
Series My Name Is Earl Unknown 2005-09-20
Series Bones Unknown 2005-09-13
Movie Dribble Unknown 2004
Movie Radio Unknown 2003-10-24
Movie Silver Bells Unknown 2003
Movie Bad Santa Unknown 2003-11-26
Series Timeshift Unknown 2002-10-05
Movie Pollock Unknown 2001-03-23
Movie The Wedding Planner Unknown 2001-01-26
Series Parkinson Unknown 2000-01-04
Movie The Family Man Unknown 2000-12-22
Movie All About 'The Birds' Unknown 2000
Series Roswell Unknown 1999-10-06
Movie Fools Rush In Unknown 1997-02-14
Movie The 68th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1996-03-25
Movie The Ref Unknown 1994-03-11
Movie Kidsongs: Play Along Songs Unknown 1993
Movie True Romance Unknown 1993-09-10
Series Melrose Place Unknown 1992-07-08
Movie Rock Hudson's Home Movies Dr. Brits Jansen 1992-10-18
Series The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Unknown 1991
Series The Simpsons Unknown 1989-12-17
Movie The Epic of Detective Mandy: Book One - Satan Claus Unknown 1989
Movie John Huston: The Man, the Movies, the Maverick Unknown 1988
Movie Two Moon Junction Sheriff Earl Hawkins 1988-04-29
Movie Thomas Hart Benton Unknown 1988
Movie Disney Sing-Along-Songs: The Bare Necessities Unknown 1987
Series Dolly Unknown 1987-09-27
Movie Poor Little Rich Girl: The Barbara Hutton Story Unknown 1987-11-16
Series American Masters Unknown 1986-06-23
Movie Uphill All the Way Sheriff John Catledge 1986-01-01
Movie DTV: Golden Oldies Unknown 1984
Series Danger Bay Unknown 1984-10-18
Series Wogan Unknown 1982-10-18
Movie White Dog Unknown 1982-07-07
Movie Earthbound Ned Anderson 1981-01-30
Series Newsnight Unknown 1980-01-30
Movie Just You and Me, Kid Unknown 1979
Movie The Bermuda Depths Paulis 1978-01-27
Movie The 50th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1978-04-03
Movie The New Adventures of Heidi Grandfather 1978-12-13
Series Roots Unknown 1977
Movie The First Easter Rabbit Unknown 1976
Movie Baker's Hawk Unknown 1976
Series The Val Doonican Music Show Unknown 1976-12-26
Series Saturday Night at the Mill Unknown 1976
Movie Hugo the Hippo Narrator 1976-01-01
Series Captains and the Kings Unknown 1976
Movie Gifts of an Eagle Unknown 1975
Movie The 17th Annual Grammy Awards Himself 1975-03-01
Series Little House on the Prairie Unknown 1974-03-30
Movie John Wayne and Glen Campbell & the Musical West Unknown 1974
Movie Herbie Day at Disneyland Unknown 1974
Series The Val Doonican Show Unknown 1973
Movie Tennessee Williams' South Unknown 1973
Series The Bobby Darin Show Unknown 1973-01-19
Series NBC Children's Theatre Unknown 1973
Series Pebble Mill Unknown 1972-10-16
Movie A City of the King Prophet 1971-12-20
Series Alias Smith and Jones Unknown 1971-01-05
Movie The McMasters McMasters 1971-09-01
Series The Bold Ones: The Lawyers Unknown 1971
Series Celebrity Bowling Unknown 1971-01-16
Series Dinah's Place Unknown 1970-08-03
Series Flip Unknown 1970-09-17
Series The Smothers Brothers Summer Show Unknown 1970
Movie Only Way Out Is Dead Unknown 1970
Series The Johnny Cash Show Unknown 1969-06-07
Series Stars on Sunday Unknown 1969-10-17
Series Hee Haw Unknown 1969-06-15
Series Night Gallery Unknown 1969-11-08
Series The David Frost Show Unknown 1969-07-07
Movie Pinocchio Gepetto 1968-12-08
Series The Name of the Game Unknown 1968-09-20
Movie The Other Side of Bonnie and Clyde Unknown 1968
Series Late Night Line-Up Unknown 1968
Movie All Things Bright and Beautiful Unknown 1968
Movie The Sound of Anger Walter Nichols 1968-12-10
Movie Those Fantastic Flying Fools Phineas T. Barnum 1967-07-26
Movie West to the Mountains Unknown 1967
Series The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour Unknown 1967-02-05
Series The Kraft Music Hall Unknown 1967-09-13
Movie The Daydreamer Unknown 1966
Series O.K. Crackerby! Unknown 1965
Series Daniel Boone Unknown 1964-09-24
Series The Eamonn Andrews Show Unknown 1964-09-01
Series The Hollywood Palace Unknown 1964-01-04
Series The Andy Williams Show Unknown 1964
Movie I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly Unknown 1964
Movie The Brass Bottle Unknown 1964-06-15
Movie Ensign Pulver Captain Morton 1964-07-31
Movie Summer Magic Osh Popham 1963-07-07
Series Ready, Steady, Go! Unknown 1963-08-09
Movie The Spiral Road Unknown 1962-08-03
Series The Merv Griffin Show Unknown 1962-10-01
Movie Mediterranean Holiday Unknown 1962
Movie Let No Man Write My Epitaph Judge Bruce Mallory Sullivan 1960-10-01
Movie Our Man in Havana Dr. Hasselbacher 1960-02-19
Movie The Red Skelton Chevy Special Unknown 1959
Movie Day of the Outlaw Jack Bruhn 1959-07-22
Series The Bell Telephone Hour Unknown 1959-01-12
Movie The 31st Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1959-04-06
Series The Arthur Murray Party Unknown 1959
Movie Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Big Daddy Pollitt 1958-09-20
Movie Desire Under the Elms Unknown 1958
Movie Wind Across the Everglades Unknown 1958
Movie The Big Country Unknown 1958
Series Zane Grey Theater Unknown 1957
Series High Low Quiz Unknown 1957
Series The Jack Paar Tonight Show Unknown 1957-07-29
Movie Gun Glory Unknown 1957-07-19
Series The Dinah Shore Chevy Show Unknown 1956-10-05
Movie The Power and the Prize Unknown 1956
Series Playhouse 90 Unknown 1956
Series Music 55 Unknown 1955
Movie East of Eden Sam the Sheriff 1955-04-10
Series Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color Unknown 1954-10-27
Series The George Jessel Show Unknown 1953
Series The United States Steel Hour Unknown 1953-10-27
Series General Electric Theater Unknown 1953
Movie The Coronation Concert Unknown 1953
Series Person to Person Unknown 1953
Series Tonight! Unknown 1953
Series The Red Skelton Hour Unknown 1951-09-30
Series Saturday Special Unknown 1951
Series The Faye Emerson Show Unknown 1951
Movie Sierra Unknown 1950
Series What's My Line? Unknown 1950-02-02
Series Erskine Johnson's Hollywood Reel Unknown 1949
Movie So Dear to My Heart Uncle Hiram Douglas 1949-01-19
Movie Station West Unknown 1948-10-16
Series The Ed Sullivan Show Unknown 1948-06-20
Movie Green Grass of Wyoming Unknown 1948
Movie Smoky Willie 1946-07-01