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Kris Kristofferson is a Actor, Director, Sound and Thanks American born on 22 june 1936 at Brownsville (USA)

Kris Kristofferson

Kris Kristofferson
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Birth name Kristoffer Kristofferson
Nationality USA
Birth 22 june 1936 (83 years) at Brownsville (USA)
Awards Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award

Kristoffer Kristofferson (born June 22, 1936) is an American singer, songwriter, musician, actor, and U.S. Army veteran. He is known for writing and recording such hits as "Me and Bobby McGee," "For the Good Times," "Sunday Mornin' Comin' Down" and "Help Me Make It Through the Night." Kristofferson is the sole writer of most of his songs, and he has collaborated with various other figures of the Nashville scene such as Shel Silverstein. In 1985, Kristofferson joined fellow country artists Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson and Johnny Cash in forming the country music supergroup, The Highwaymen.
In 2004, Kristofferson was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame. He is also known for his acting work, including starring roles in Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore and A Star Is Born, the latter for which he won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor.

Biography

Kristofferson has been married three times and has eight children. In 1960, Kristofferson married his high-school sweetheart Frances (Fran) Beer. They had two children, a daughter, Tracy, and a son, Kris, before divorcing in 1969. Afterwards, Kristofferson dated Janis Joplin, not long before her death, before dating Barbra Streisand. In a 1983 "Rolling Stone" interview, Joan Baez said that she and Kristofferson had had a brief fling somewhere around 1970–71.

In 1973, he married singer Rita Coolidge and together they had one child, Casey Kristofferson. They divorced in 1980.

In 1983, he married Lisa Meyers and together they have five children—son Jesse Turner, son Jody Ray, son Johnny Robert, daughter Kelly Marie and son Blake Cameron.

Kristofferson wrote a portion of the I'll Be Here in the Morning: The Songwriting Legacy of Townes Van Zandt book.

Kristofferson had said that he would like the first three lines of Leonard Cohen's "Bird on the Wire" on his tombstone:



Like a bird on the wire

Like a drunk in a midnight choir


Best films

Blade II (2002)
(Actor)
Blade (1998)
(Actor)
Blade: Trinity (2004)
(Actor)
Dolphin Tale (2011)
(Actor)
A Star Is Born (1976)
(Actor)
Taxi Driver (1976)
(Thanks)

Usually with

Willie Nelson
Willie Nelson
(5 films)
John Sayles
John Sayles
(3 films)
Sam Peckinpah
Sam Peckinpah
(3 films)
Bob Dylan
Bob Dylan
(3 films)
Dennis Hopper
Dennis Hopper
(1 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Kris Kristofferson (82 films)

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Actor

Hickok
Hickok (2017)
, 1h28
Origin USA
Genres Western
Actors Luke Hemsworth, Trace Adkins, Kris Kristofferson, Bruce Dern, Cameron Richardson, Jason Lively
Roles George Knox
Rating47% 2.3579352.3579352.3579352.3579352.357935
Essayant de fuir son passé, l'as de la gâchette Wild Bill Hickok débarque à Abilene, dans le Kansas où le maire George Knox l'engage en tant que nouveau shérif de sa petite ville. Sa mission est de faire régner l'ordre. Mais son autorité est refusée par une bande de hors-la-loi et le propriétaire d'un saloon, Phil Poe, qui côtoie son ancienne amoureuse, Mattie. Seul contre tous, Wild Bill est prêt à tout pour imposer la loi et l'ordre.
L'Étoile de Noël, 1h26
Origin USA
Genres Animation
Themes Christmas films
Actors Steven Yeun, Gina Rodríguez, Zachary Levi, Keegan-Michael Key, Tracy Morgan, Tyler Perry
Roles le vieil âne, père de Bo

Un âne prénommé Bo et ses amis sont les héros du premier Noël.
7 Minutes
7 Minutes (2014)
, 1h32
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Actors Luke Mitchell, Jason Ritter, Leven Rambin, Zane Holtz, Kevin Gage, Brandon Hardesty
Roles Mr. B
Rating50% 2.513072.513072.513072.513072.51307
Three friends, Sam (Luke Mitchell), Mike (Jason Ritter) and Owen (Zane Holtz), are forced by circumstance to commit a brazen robbery. What begins as a simple plan - 'in and out in seven minutes' - quickly becomes a dangerous game of life and death. As each minute of the robbery unfolds, the stakes are pushed higher and higher. In the final act, Sam's pregnant girlfriend Kate (Leven Rambin) is kidnapped, escalating the situation even further and pressing our heroes to do whatever they can to make it out alive.
Dolphin Tale 2, 1h47
Directed by Charles Martin Smith
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Seafaring films, Transport films, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un cétacé
Actors Harry Connick, Ashley Judd, Nathan Gamble, Cozi Zuehlsdorff, Kris Kristofferson, Morgan Freeman
Roles Reed Hasket
Rating64% 3.202993.202993.202993.202993.20299
Four years after saving Winter, a CMA dolphin who lost her tail, a now 15-year-old Sawyer gets a chance at a scholarship to attend an elite SEA Semester program which involves three months at sea to do marine mammal research after impressing the council with a show where Bethany Hamilton comes and swims with Winter.
Angels Sing
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy
Themes Christmas films
Actors Harry Connick, Connie Britton, Chandler Canterbury, Fionnula Flanagan, Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson
Roles The Colonel
Rating58% 2.947732.947732.947732.947732.94773
The film stars Harry Connick, Jr. as the history professor Michael, who as a child loved Christmas, but after a tragic accident, his holiday spirit was crushed. As a grown up, he still can't find the joy of Christmas. But as his son faces a tragedy, he needs to find his holiday spirit again. He gets a push in the right direction when he meets a man named Nick (Willie Nelson), who gives him a gift that helps him find the joy of Christmas again.
Deadfall
Deadfall (2012)
, 1h30
Directed by Stefan Ruzowitzky
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Themes Transport films, Road movies, Chase films
Actors Eric Bana, Olivia Wilde, Charlie Hunnam, Kate Mara, Treat Williams, Kris Kristofferson
Roles Chet
Rating62% 3.1480853.1480853.1480853.1480853.148085
Addison (Eric Bana) and Liza (Olivia Wilde) are siblings on the run in Michigan from a casino heist gone wrong. They decide to split up when their driver is fatally injured in a crash and Addison murders a state trooper responding to the crash scene. Their goal is to cross the Canadian border during a blizzard.
The Motel Life, 1h30
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Themes Transport films, Films about automobiles, Road movies
Actors Dakota Fanning, Emile Hirsch, Stephen Dorff, Kris Kristofferson, Shae D'lyn, Joshua Leonard
Roles Earl Hurley
Rating60% 3.0011853.0011853.0011853.0011853.001185
In 1990, Frank and Jerry Lee Flannigan, brothers who drift aimlessly, attempt to escape their hopeless lives through their creativity and excessive drinking. When Jerry Lee strikes and kills a child in a hit-and-run accident, the two immediately pack up their belongings and leave town. However, Jerry Lee abandons his brother at a diner, destroys the car, and steals his sometime girlfriend Polly's pistol. Jerry Lee loses his nerve before he can commit suicide and instead shoots himself in the leg, which was already amputated at knee. Subsequent flashbacks reveal that that the boys' mother died when they were young, and, with their father missing, the two set off on their own; Jerry Lee's leg is injured when they attempt to stow away on a train.
Joyful Noise, 1h58
Directed by Todd Graff
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Comedy-drama, Musical
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about music and musicians, Musical films, Films about psychiatry, Films about disabilities, Films about autism
Actors Queen Latifah, Dolly Parton, Keke Palmer, Jeremy Jordan, Jeremy Jordan, Courtney B. Vance
Roles Bernard Sparrow
Rating57% 2.853452.853452.853452.853452.85345
After the untimely death of a small-town church choir director (Kris Kristofferson) in Pacashau, Georgia, Vy Rose Hill (Latifah), a no-nonsense mother raising two teens alone, takes control of the choir using the traditional Gospel style that their Pastor Dale (Courtney B. Vance) approves of. However, the director's widow, G. G. Sparrow (Parton), the main benefactor to the church, believes she should have been given the position. As in previous years, the choir reaches the regional finals of the national amateur "Joyful Noise" competition, only to be disappointed when a rival choir beats them. Tough times in the town have led to budget problems that threaten to close down the choir, at the same time as the town needs the choir's inspiring music more than ever.
Dolphin Tale, 1h52
Directed by Charles Martin Smith
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Adventure
Themes Films about animals, Films about children, Seafaring films, Transport films, Cétacé, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un cétacé
Actors Harry Connick, Nathan Gamble, Ashley Judd, Morgan Freeman, Kris Kristofferson, Cozi Zuehlsdorff
Roles Reed Haskett
Rating68% 3.44893.44893.44893.44893.4489
Sawyer Nelson (Nathan Gamble), a lonely 11-year-old, has fallen behind in school since being abandoned by his father five years earlier. His only friend is his cousin Kyle (Austin Stowell), a champion swimmer who hopes to compete in the Olympics. Kyle leaves to spend time in the army.
The Greening of Whitney Brown
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Adventure
Themes Films about animals, Films about horses
Actors Sammi Hanratty, Brooke Shields, Aidan Quinn, Kris Kristofferson, Natalia Dyer, Keith David
Roles Dusty Brown
Rating53% 2.669252.669252.669252.669252.66925
The Greening of Whitney Brown follows the misadventures of Whitney Brown (Sammi Hanratty), a privileged and popular Philadelphia teenager whose world is upended when her parents, Henry (Aidan Quinn) and Joan (Brooke Shields), experience sudden economic problems that necessitate a family move to Whitney's grandparents' old farm in the country. There, far from her dizzying world of shallow girlfriends, endless parties and school pressures, she finds a new best pal: Bob, a beautiful and spirited Gypsy Vanner horse owned by her new neighbor Dusty (Kris Kristofferson), a crusty rancher who turns out to be her estranged grandfather. Through her new relationships with Bob, Dusty and her parents, Whitney rediscovers what it means to respect not only nature and her family, but also someone very special she had almost lost touch with: herself. She gets invited to a "hoedown" by two girls who saw Whitney's hand sewn dress but Whitney ruins her chances when she dresses us for a "rodeo". Her mom goes to Boston to meet with her husband who got an interview and Whitney stays with her grandfather. She sneaks out and eventually gets to her old school's fall formal. She straightens everything out stating the one of her supposed BFFs told lies to everyone to become the "it" girl. The family then decides to stay at their grandfather's house with Bob.
The Last Rites of Ransom Pride
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Action, Western
Actors Lizzy Caplan, Dwight Yoakam, Jon Foster, Jason Priestley, Scott Speedman, Peter Dinklage
Roles Shepherd Graves
Rating43% 2.165562.165562.165562.165562.16556
Juliette Flowers (Lizzy Caplan) is on a mission: to find the remains of her outlaw lover, Ransom Pride (Scott Speedman). In the mix is a dying dwarf (Peter Dinklage), an old man (Kris Kristofferson), and Ransom's brother (Jon Foster) and father (Dwight Yoakam).
Bloodworth
Bloodworth (2010)
, 1h45
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Actors Val Kilmer, Kris Kristofferson, Hilary Duff, Dwight Yoakam, W. Earl Brown, Reece Thompson
Roles E. F. Bloodworth
Rating61% 3.0998253.0998253.0998253.0998253.099825
It's been 40 years since E. F. Bloodworth (Kris Kristofferson) abandoned his loving wife and sons for a life on the road as a full-time traveling musician. Now at the end of the line, Bloodworth reappears, forced to reckon with the stale aftermath of his departure. With his ex-wife Julia (Frances Conroy) mentally destroyed and his three sons, Warren (Val Kilmer), Boyd (Dwight Yoakam) and Brady (W. Earl Brown) soured by years of anger toward both him and each other, Bloodworth's only solace is a budding relationship with Fleming, the grandson he never knew. But when Fleming meets Raven (Hilary Duff), the woman of his dreams, will Bloodworth's presence force history to repeat itself?
For Sale By Owner
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Horror
Actors Tom Skerritt, Skeet Ulrich, Kris Kristofferson, Scott Cooper, Rachel Nichols, Joanna Cassidy
Roles Ferlin Smith
Rating42% 2.1255752.1255752.1255752.1255752.125575
Will Custis (Scott Cooper) purchases a beat up older home in Virginia. Originally intent on making the house a fixer-upper project for the summer, Custis soon learns that house is not at all what it seems to be, with mysteries such as the man who sold him the house, Ferlin Smith (Kris Kristofferson) dying several years earlier in a car accident, and what the owners are of the sounds he continues to hear outside.
He's Just Not That Into You, 2h10
Directed by Ken Kwapis
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Films about sexuality, Erotic films
Actors Ben Affleck, Jennifer Aniston, Drew Barrymore, Jennifer Connelly, Kevin Connolly, Bradley Cooper
Roles Ken Murphy
Rating63% 3.199993.199993.199993.199993.19999
Nine people in Baltimore deal with their respective romantic problems, usually thwarted by the differing ideals and desires of their chosen partner. At the center of this is Gigi Phillips (Ginnifer Goodwin), a young woman who repeatedly misinterprets the behavior of her romantic partners.