Burl Ives

(111 Years)

Actor


Burl Icle Ivanhoe Ives (June 14, 1909 – April 14, 1995) was an American singer and actor of stage, screen, radio and television.

Ives began as an itinerant singer and banjoist, and launched his own radio show, The Wayfaring Stranger, which popularized traditional folk songs. In 1942 he appeared in Irving Berlin's This Is the Army, and then became a major star of CBS radio. In the 1960s he successfully crossed over into country music, recording hits such as "A Little Bitty Tear" and "Funny Way of Laughin'". A popular film actor through the late 1940s and '50s, Ives's best-known film roles included parts in So Dear to My Heart (1949) and Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958), as well as Rufus Hannassey in The Big Country (1958), for which he won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.  Read More >

Burl Ives's Bio

Full Name

Burl Ives

Date of Birth

14 June 1909

Height

6.00Ft. ( 183 cms. )

Burl Ives's Family Info

Brother Name

Artie Ives,Audry Ives

Sister Name

Argola Ives, Norma Ives, Lillburn Ives, Audry Ives

Mother Name

Cordelia White

Father Name

Levi Ives

Son Name

Alexander Ives

Wife Name

Helen Peck Ehrich

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Burl Ives's Awards

1963

Grammy Award for Best Country & Western Recording

1959

Academy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role

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