Orvon Grover Autry , better known as Gene Autry, was an American performer who gained fame as a singing cowboy on the radio, in movies, and on television for more than three decades beginning in the early 1930s. Autry was also owner of a television station, several radio stations in Southern California, and the Los Angeles/California Angels Major League Baseball team from 1961 to 1997. From 1934 to 1959, Autry appeared in 94 films and 91 episodes of The Gene Autry Show television series. During the 1930s and 1940s, he personified the straight-shooting hero—honest, brave, and true—and...
|Birthdate:||September 29, 1907|
|Date of death:||October 2, 1998|
|Also known as:||Gene Autrey, Orvon Gene Autry, The Singing Cowboy|