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Burl Ives ( 1909 )

Actor / Soundtrack

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, …

From Hunt City, Illinois, USA
Born on June 14, 1909
Known For: Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Awards: Won 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins.

Star Sign: Gemini