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KRIS KRISTOFFERSON (Reed Haskett) is an award-winning actor, singer and
songwriter with more than 50 film roles to his credit. Early in his film acting
career, he won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor for his portrayal of John
Norman Howard in "A Star is Born," opposite Barbra Streisand. Kristofferson
later earned acclaim for his performance in John Sayles' "Lone Star." He also
worked with Sayles in the films "Silver City" and "Limbo." His more recent films
include "Joyful Noise," with Dolly Parton and Queen Latifah; Charles Martin
Smith's "Dolphin Tale"; "He's Just Not That Into You," as part of an all-star
ensemble cast; and a wide range of independent features, including the Westerns
"Midnight Stallion" and "The Last Rites of Ransom Pride."
Among Kristofferson's many other film credits are Richard Linklater's "Fast Food
Nation"; the trilogy of "Blade" films; "Dreamer: Inspired by a True Story";
"Where the Red Fern Grows"; Tim Burton's "Planet of the Apes"; James Ivory's "A
Soldier's Daughter Never Cries"; Brian Helgeland's "Payback"; Michael Cimino's
"Heaven's Gate"; Michael Ritchie's "Semi-Tough"; Martin Scorsese's "Alice
Doesn't Live Here Anymore"; and Sam Peckinpah's "Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid."
In addition, he earned an Oscar nomination for his composing work on Alan
Rudolph's 1984 film "Songwriter," in which Kristofferson also starred with
Willie Nelson. Over the past four decades, his songs have also been heard in a
wide range of film and television projects.
A three-time Grammy Award winner, Kristofferson first came to fame as a
chart-topping singer and songwriter. In the early 1970s, he emerged as one of
the most sought-after concert performers and songwriters of the time, with songs
like "Me and Bobby McGee," "Help Me Make It Through the Night," "For the Good
Times," "Loving Her Was Easy" and "Why Me," among others. He was also one of the
legendary Highwaymen, together with his friends Willie Nelson and the late
Waylon Jennings and Johnny Cash. He continued to tour several months of the year
with his own band.
Kristofferson has been inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame, the
Songwriters Hall of Fame and the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. In addition
to his other awards, he is a winner of the prestigious Johnny Mercer Award from
the Songwriters Hall of Fame, and was honored in 2002 with the American
Veteran's Association's "Veteran of the Year" Award. In 2007, he was the
recipient of the Johnny Cash Visionary Award from Country Music Television.
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