Biography

William "Billy" Ray Cyrus (born August 25, 1961) is an American country music singer, songwriter and actor, who helped make country music a worldwide phenomenon. He has released eleven studio albums since 1992, released 38 singles, best known for his Number One single "Achy Breaky Heart", that became the first single ever to achieve triple Platinum status in Australia and the 1992's best selling single in the same country. Thanks to the video of this hit, there was the explosion of the linedance into the mainstream, becoming a worldwide craze. Cyrus, a multi-platinum selling recording artist, has scored a total of eight top-ten singles on the Billboard Country Songs chart. His most successful album to date is the debut of Some Gave All, which has been certified 9× Multi-Platinum in the United States and is the longest time spent by a debut artist at Number One on the Billboard 200 (17 consecutive weeks) and most consecutive chart-topping weeks in the SoundScan era. It's the only album (from any genre) in the SoundScan era to log 17 consecutive weeks at Number One and is also the top-ranking debut album by a male country artist. It ranked 43 weeks in the top 10, a total topped by only one country album in history, Ropin' The Wind by Garth Brooks. Some Gave All was also the first debut album to enter at the number 1 in the Billboard Country Albums. The album has also sold more than 20 million copies worldwide and is the Best selling debut album of all time for a solo male artist. Some Gave All was also the best selling album of the 1992 in the US with 4,832,000 copies. In his career, he has released 29 charted singles, of which 15 charted in the Top 40. From 2001 to 2004, Cyrus starred in the television show Doc. The show was about a country doctor who moved from Montana to New York City. In late 2005, he began to co-star in the Disney Channel series Hannah Montana with his daughter Miley Cyrus. The series finale aired on January 16, 2011. In 2010, it was announced that he and his son Trace Cyrus would take part in a new Syfy reality series called UFO: Unbelievably Freakin' Obvious.

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William "Billy" Ray Cyrus (born August 25, 1961) is an American country music singer, songwriter and actor, who helped make country music a worldwide phenomenon. He has released eleven studio albums since 1992, released 38 singles, best known for his Number One single "Achy Breaky Heart", that became the first single ever to achieve triple Platinum status in Australia and the 1992's best selling single in the same country. Thanks to the video of this hit, there was the explosion of the linedance into the mainstream, becoming a worldwide craze. Cyrus, a multi-platinum selling recording artist, has scored a total of eight top-ten singles on the Billboard Country Songs chart. His most successful album to date is the debut of Some Gave All, which has been certified 9× Multi-Platinum in the United States and is the longest time spent by a debut artist at Number One on the Billboard 200 (17 consecutive weeks) and most consecutive chart-topping weeks in the SoundScan era. It's the only album (from any genre) in the SoundScan era to log 17 consecutive weeks at Number One and is also the top-ranking debut album by a male country artist. It ranked 43 weeks in the top 10, a total topped by only one country album in history, Ropin' The Wind by Garth Brooks. Some Gave All was also the first debut album to enter at the number 1 in the Billboard Country Albums. The album has also sold more than 20 million copies worldwide and is the Best selling debut album of all time for a solo male artist. Some Gave All was also the best selling album of the 1992 in the US with 4,832,000 copies. In his career, he has released 29 charted singles, of which 15 charted in the Top 40. From 2001 to 2004, Cyrus starred in the television show Doc. The show was about a country doctor who moved from Montana to New York City. In late 2005, he began to co-star in the Disney Channel series Hannah Montana with his daughter Miley Cyrus. The series finale aired on January 16, 2011. In 2010, it was announced that he and his son Trace Cyrus would take part in a new Syfy reality series called UFO: Unbelievably Freakin' Obvious.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Billy Ray Cyrus, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 34

Birthday 1961-08-25

Place of Birth Flatwoods, Kentucky, USA

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2017 Demi Lovato: Simply Complicated
2017 Carpool Karaoke (1 episode) as Himself
2016 Still the King (26 episodes) as Vernon Brownmule
2014 Blaze and the Monster Machines (80 episodes) as Lazard
2014 Sharknado 2: The Second One as Doctor Quint
2014 Like a Country Song as Bo Reeson
2011 Christmas Comes Home to Canaan as Daniel Burton
2010 The Spy Next Door as Colton James
2009 Christmas in Canaan as Daniel Burton
2009 The World According to Miley Cyrus as Billy Ray Cyrus
2009 Wizards on Deck with Hannah Montana as Robert "Robby" Ray Stewart
2009 Hannah Montana: The Movie as Robert "Robby" Ray Stewart
2009 Flying By as George
2008 90210 (2 episodes) as Judd Ridge
2008 Bait Shop as Hot Rod Johnson
2008 Studio DC: Almost Live (2 episodes) as Himself
2008 Hillbilly The Real Story as Narrator
2008 The Muppets - Studio DC - Almost Live as Himself
2008 Hannah Montana & Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert as Himself
2007 Phineas and Ferb (1 episode)
2007 That's So Suite Life of Hannah Montana as Robert "Robby" Ray Stewart
2006 Hannah Montana (99 episodes) as Robert "Robby" Ray Stewart (1 episode) as Bobby Ray Stewart
2006 Hannah Montana: Livin' the Rock Star Life! as Robert "Robby" Ray Stewart
2005 Tootsie's Orchid Lounge: Where the Music Began as self
2004 Death and Texas as Spoade Perkins
2003 The Ellen DeGeneres Show (1 episode)
2002 Wish You Were Dead as Dean Longo
2001 Degrassi (1 episode) as Duke
2001 Mulholland Drive as Gene
2001 Radical Jack as Jack
2001 Doc (88 episodes) as Dr. Clint 'Doc' Cassidy
1999 Mulholland Dr. as Gene Clean
1993 The Nanny (1 episode)
1993 Diagnosis: Murder (1 episode)

Creator

2016 Still the King Creator

Production

2009 Hannah Montana: The Movie Producer

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