Faron Young

Faron Young

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Birthday: Feb 25, 1932

Birthplace: Shreveport, Louisiana, USA

Actor-musician Faron Young made a splash in Hollywood both on and off-screen. Young's early acting career mostly consisted of roles in various films, such as the action flick "Daniel Boone, Trail Blazer" (1956) with Bruce Bennett, the musical "Country Music Holiday" (1958) with Ferlin Husky and "Nashville Rebel" (1966). He had an early role on the television special "Country Comes Home" (CBS, 1980-81). Young also contributed music to the comedic drama "Melvin and Howard" (1980) with Paul Le Mat. He also contributed to a variety of television specials, including "Country Music Legends" (1986-87), "A Country Music Celebration: The 30th Anniversary of the Country Music Assocation" (CBS, 1987-88) and "Hats Off to Minnie Pearl: America Honors Minnie Pearl" (The Nashville Network, 1992-93). Young's other music credits included the Woody Harrelson dramedy "The People vs. Larry Flynt" (1996), the dramatic comedy "Committed" (2000) with Heather Graham and the Joaquin Phoenix blockbuster dramatic musical "Walk the Line" (2005). Young's music was most recently used in the Miles Teller dramatic adaptation "The Spectacular Now" (2013). In addition to his music, Young also appeared on-screen in "America's Music: The Roots of Country" (TBS, 1995-96). Young passed away in December 1996 at the age of 64.

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Nashville Rebel Self - 1966
No Score Yet 33% Daniel Boone, Trail Blazer Faron Callaway (Character) - 1957
No Score Yet No Score Yet Raiders of Old California Marshal Faron Young (Character) - 1957
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hidden Guns Deputy Faron Young (Character) - 1956

TV

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No Score Yet No Score Yet Country Legends: Grand Ole Opry Stars of the 50's Music Performer 2019
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hee Haw Guest 1976

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