June 22, 1936
86 years old
Salt and Pepper
5 ft 10 in | 178 cm
72 kg | 159 lbs
Kristoffer Kristofferson was born in Brownsville, Texas, United States, on June 22, 1936, is an American musician and actor.
Young Kris Kristofferson first started his career as a songwriter, he wrote song "Sunday Mornin' Comin' Down" for Johnny Cash (1969), for which won the Songwriter of the Year at the Country Music Association Awards.
He made his big screen debut in drama film The Last Movie (1971) in role as Minstrel Wrangler.
He got his television debut in Saturday Night Live (1976) in episode "Kris Kristofferson / Rita Coolidge".
Kris's breakthrough came with Janis Joplin's version of his song "Me and Bobby McGee" (1971).
He released debut studio album "Kristofferson" in 1970.
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Kris Kristofferson is 86 years old.
Kris Kristofferson net worth is around 160 million dollars.
He was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Newcomer for his role as Billy the Kid in Revisionist Western film Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid (1973).
He won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Musical for his role as John Norman Howard in musical romantic drama film A Star Is Born (1976).
He played Blackie Buck in music drama movie Songwriter (1984), also was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Score.
He portrayed Abraham Whistler in superhero horror films:
Blade (1998), for which he was nominated for the Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Supporting Actor - Horror
Blade II (2002)
Blade: Trinity (2004)
He won the Action on Film Award for Outstanding Cast Performance - Feature for his role as John Francis Marshall in crime drama film The Red Maple Leaf (2016).
Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1974) comedy drama with Ellen Burstyn and Harvey Keitel
The Sailor Who Fell from Grace with the Sea (1976) drama opposite Jonathan Kahn and Sarah Miles
Convoy (1978) road action comedy with Ali MacGraw and Ernest Borgnine
Heaven's Gate (1980) epic Western opposite Christopher Walken and John Hurt
Trouble in Mind (1985) neo-noir crime with Keith Carradine and Geneviève Bujold
Big Top Pee-Wee (1988) comedy opposite Paul Reubens and Penelope Ann Miller
Millennium (1989) science fiction with Cheryl Ladd and Robert Joy
Lone Star (1996) neo-Western mystery opposite Chris Cooper and Matthew McConaughey
Dance with Me (1998) romantic dance drama with Vanessa L. Williams and Chayanne
Limbo (1999) drama opposite Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio and David Strathairn
He played Reed Haskett in family drama films Dolphin Tale (2011) and Dolphin Tale 2 (2014).
He voiced Old Donkey in animated biblical comedy movie The Star (2017).
Blaze (2018) biographical drama opposite Ben Dickey and Alia Shawkat
Amerika (1987) ABC miniseries in role as Devin Milford
Lives of the Saints (2004) drama miniseries in role as Matthew Bok
He narrated Showtime western anthology series Dead Man's Gun (1997–1999).
Texas Rising (2015) History Channel miniseries in role as President Andrew Jackson
Graduated from San Mateo High School in 1954.
Graduated from Pomona College in Claremont, California (1958), with a B.A. in Creative Literature.
Graduated from Oxford University (1960), with a B.Phil. degree in English literature.
Has brother, Kraigher.
Has Swedish, English, Scots-Irish, German, Swiss-German and Dutch ancestry.
He was a skilled boxer, rugby and football player.
He is a former United States Army Rangers captain.
He received flight training at Fort Rucker, Alabama.
He also worked as a commercial helicopter pilot.
He released studio albums:
The Silver Tongued Devil and I (1971)
Border Lord (1972)
Jesus Was a Capricorn (1972)
Spooky Lady's Sideshow (1974)
Who's to Bless and Who's to Blame (1975)
Surreal Thing (1976)Easter Island (1978)
Shake Hands with the Devil (1979)
To the Bone (1981)
Third World Warrior (1990)
A Moment of Forever (1995)
The Austin Sessions (1999)
This Old Road (2006)
Closer to the Bone (2009)
Feeling Mortal (2013)
The Cedar Creek Sessions (2016)
Inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2004 and into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1985.
Inducted into the Texas Film Hall of Fame in Austin, Texas (2006).
He won the Country Music Association Lifetime Achievement Award in 2019.
He voiced Ned White in video game Gun (2005).
He voiced Chief Hanlon in video game Fallout: New Vegas (2010).
He has never had formal acting training.
He dated Jane Fonda (1981), Andrea De Portago (1980), Barbra Streisand (1976), Carly Simon (1972), Samantha Eggar (1971) and Janis Joplin (1969).
He was married to:
Rita Coolidge (1973-1980) they have daughter, Casey
Fran Beir (1961-1973) they have daughter, Tracy and son, Kris
He married Lisa Meyers in 1983, they have four sons: Jesse, Jody, Johnny, Blake and one daughter, Kelly Marie.