Barbara Mandrell

Barbara Mandrell

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  • Birthday: Dec 25, 1948
  • Birthplace: Houston, Texas, USA
  • Learned to read music and play the accordion by the age of 5. At 11, demonstrated the steel guitar at a music trade show in Chicago, where she was discovered by country performer Joe Maphis. Her family formed its own group when she was 14. A member of the band was drummer Ken Dudney, whom she would later marry. Signed with Columbia Records in 1969, scoring her first hit with a cover of Otis Redding's "I've Been Loving You Too Long." Inducted into the Grand Ole Opry in 1972. After her family band broke up, she formed the Do-Rites with her sisters, Louise and Irlene. In 1979, won Country Music Association's Female Vocalist of the Year. Headlined the NBC variety series Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters (1980-82). Was the first artist to win CMA Entertainer of the Year for two consecutive years (1980 and '81). Penned her autobiography, Get to the Heart: My Story (1990), which was later made into a TV movie, Get to the Heart: The Barbara Mandrell Story (1997).

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Filmography

Movies

Rating

Title

Credit

Box
Office

Year

No Score Yet Celebration - The Musical Celebration Of Faith And Inspiration Actor 2007
No Score Yet 50 Years Of Country Gold Actor 2006
No Score Yet Country Stars on the Rise Actor 2005
No Score Yet Conway Twitty: On the Mississippi Actor 2003
No Score Yet Stolen from the Heart Ruth Wagner 2000
No Score Yet The Wrong Girl Angela Fisher 1999
No Score Yet Burning Rage Kate Bishop 1984
No Score Yet The Concrete Cowboys Herself 1979
No Score Yet Murder in Music City Actor 1979

TV

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Credit

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No Score Yet Walker, Texas Ranger
1993-2001
Nicole Foley
  • 2000
No Score Yet Touched by an Angel
1994-2003
Terry Hayman Ada
  • 1998
  • 1996
No Score Yet Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman
1993-1998
Gilda St. Clair
  • 1996
No Score Yet The Commish
1991-1996
Dr. Gloria Cutler
  • 1994
No Score Yet Empty Nest
1988-1995
  • 1994
  • 1993
No Score Yet The Rockford Files
1974-1980
Herself
  • 1979

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