Biography

Dolly Rebecca Parton (born January 19, 1946) is an American singer-songwriter, author, multi-instrumentalist, actress and philanthropist, best known for her work in country music.

She is one of the most successful female country artists, garnering the title of "The Queen of Country Music," with 25 number-one singles. and a record forty-one top-10 country albums. She has the distinction of having performed on a top-five country hit in each of the last five decades and is tied with Reba McEntire as the only country artists with No. 1 singles in four consecutive decades.

She is known for her distinctive soprano, sometimes bawdy humor, flamboyant style of dress and voluptuous figure.

Dolly Rebecca Parton (born January 19, 1946) is an American singer-songwriter, author, multi-instrumentalist, actress and philanthropist, best known for her work in country music.

She is one of the most successful female country artists, garnering the title of "The Queen of Country Music," with 25 number-one singles. and a record forty-one top-10 country albums. She has the distinction of having performed on a top-five country hit in each of the last five decades and is tied with Reba McEntire as the only country artists with No. 1 singles in four consecutive decades.

She is known for her distinctive soprano, sometimes bawdy humor, flamboyant style of dress and voluptuous figure.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 70

Birthday 1946-01-19

Place of Birth Sevierville, Tennessee, USA

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Also Known As

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

The Porter Wagoner Show(173 episodes)
2018 Shine On with Reese(1 episode) as Herself
2017 The Year in Memoriam
2017 All In For The Gambler: Kenny Rogers Farewell Concert Celebration
2016 A Pentatonix Christmas Special as Herself - Special Appearance
2016 Dolly Parton's Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love as The Painted Lady
2015 Dolly Parton's Coat of Many Colors as Introduction and Narration by
2013 A Country Christmas Story as Herself
2013 Shakespeare Was a Big George Jones Fan: 'Cowboy' Jack Clement's Home Movies as Herself
2013 Inequality for All as Doralee Rhodes
2013 Queens Of Nashville
2012 Joyful Noise as G.G. Sparrow
2011 Hollywood to Dollywood as Herself
2011 The Year Dolly Parton Was My Mom as Dolly Parton (voice)
2011 Gnomeo & Juliet as Dolly Gnome (voice)
2009 Carrie Underwood: An Allstar Holiday Special as Herself
2009 The World According to Miley Cyrus as Dolly Parton
2009 Dolly: Live from London as Herself
2008 19 Kids and Counting(1 episode)
2007 Opry Video Classics - Hall of Fame
2006 Hannah Montana(1 episode)
2005 Naomi's New Morning(1 episode)
2005 Tootsie's Orchid Lounge: Where the Music Began as self
2005 Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous as Dolly Parton
2004 Norah Jones and The Handsome Band: Live in 2004 as Herself - Special Guest
2004 The Paul O'Grady Show(1 episode)
2004 Dolly Parton: Live & Well as Herself
2004 The Tony Danza Show(2 episodes)
2004 CMA Music Festival(1 episode)
2003 The Terry and Gaby Show(1 episode)
2003 VH1: All Access(1 episode)
2002 American Idol(2 episodes)
2002 Frank McKlusky, C.I. as Edith McKlusky
2001 Reba(1 episode)
1999 The Early Show(3 episodes)
1999 Blue Valley Songbird as Leanna Taylor
1997 Get to the Heart: The Barbara Mandrell Story as Herself
1997 The View(1 episode)
1996 Unlikely Angel as Ruby Diamond
1996 The Daily Show with Trevor Noah(2 episodes)
1996 E! True Hollywood Story(1 episode)
1995 The Frank Skinner Show(1 episode)
1995 Naomi & Wynonna: Love Can Build a Bridge as Herself
1995 Big Dreams & Broken Hearts: The Dottie West Story as Dolly Parton
1994 Intimate Portrait(1 episode)
1993 The Beverly Hillbillies as Dolly Parton
1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien(1 episode)
1993 Bill Monroe: Father of Bluegrass Music
1992 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno(3 episodes)
1992 Straight Talk as Shirlee Kenyon
1991 Wild Texas Wind as Thiola Rayfield
1990 Home for Christmas as Self
1989 The Simpsons(1 episode)
1989 Steel Magnolias as Truvy Jones
1987 Dolly(22 episodes) as Herself - Host
1986 A Smoky Mountain Christmas as Lorna Davis
1986 Designing Women(1 episode)
1984 Kenny & Dolly: A Christmas to Remember as Herself
1984 Rhinestone as Jake Ferris
1982 The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas as Mona Stangley
1982 Wogan(1 episode) as Herself
1981 Lily: Sold Out as Herself
1980 Nine to Five as Doralee Rhodes
1980 Barbara Mandrell and the Mandrell Sisters(1 episode)
1979 CBS News Sunday Morning(2 episodes)
1978 The Kennedy Center Honors(1 episode)
1978 Cher... Special as Herself
1975 Saturday Night Live(1 episode)
1972 Musikladen(1 episode)
1953 The Academy Awards(2 episodes)

Sound

1992 Straight TalkSongs
1992 Straight TalkMusic
1991 Wild Texas WindMusic
1984 RhinestoneOriginal Music Composer
1980 Nine to FiveTheme Song Performance

Production

2016 Dolly Parton's Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of LoveExecutive Producer
2015 Dolly Parton's Coat of Many ColorsExecutive Producer
2009 Dolly: Live from LondonExecutive Producer
1999 Blue Valley SongbirdExecutive Producer

Writing

1991 Wild Texas WindWriter
1986 A Smoky Mountain ChristmasStory

Creator

1987 DollyCreator

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