The movie actor Gene Autry died at the age of 91. Here is all you want to know, and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
Actor and singer known as The Singing Cowboy for his appearances in ninety-three movies and ninety-one TV productions. His roles as honest American heros earned him a reputation as one of country music’s most prominent figures.
His grandfather was a Methodist preacher. His parents were Delbert and Einora. He was married to Jimmy Long’s niece, May Spivey, from 1932 until her death in 1980.
“Roy Rogers, Gene Autry, John Wayne – these men had the code of the West.” (Chuck Norris)
“I thought I’d gone to heaven, because I grew up watching Roy and Gene Autry.” (Lee Majors)
“Even by the time I was four or five, I had Gene Autry records.” (Robert Quine)
“Gene Autry was the most. It may sound like a joke – Go and have a look in my bedroom, It’s covered with Gene Autry posters. He was my first musical influence.” (Ringo Starr)
“Gene Autry, Roy Rogers, Dale Evans – these people are giants, legends; their names are household words. Of course, so’s Jell-O.” (Norm Crosby)