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Hank Williams Jr.

Biography

Nation superstar known for the strike “All My Rowdy Close friends Are Coming More than Tonight,” which served while the starting theme for Mon Night Soccer from 1989-2011. He’s the boy of country tale Hank Williams. He adopted in the footsteps of his past due father at a age and began performing when he was eight years of age. His music was ultimately drawn from Monday Night time Soccer after an appearance on Fox & Close friends where he described Chief executive Obama and John Boehner the game of golf together to be “like Hitler performed golfing with Netanyahu.” He wedded his third wife, Mary Jane Thomas, in 1990. He once was wedded to Gwen Yeargain and Becky White colored. He offers five kids, three daughters called Holly, Hilary and Katharine and two sons called Samuel and Hank III. He offers documented music with Merle Haggard.

Quick Facts


Full Name Hank Williams Jr.
Date Of Birth May 26, 1949
Place Of Birth Mount Olive, LA
Height 1.88 m
Profession Country Singer
Nationality American
Spouse Mary Jane Thomas, Becky White, Gwen Yeargain
Children Hank Williams III, Holly Williams, Hilary Williams, Katharine Diane Williams, Samuel Williams
Parents Hank Williams, Audrey Williams
Siblings Jett Williams, Lycretia Williams
Awards Country Music Association Award for Entertainer of the Year, Academy of Country Music Award for Entertainer of the Year, Academy of Country Music Award for Video of the Year, Country Music Association Award for Music Video of the Year, Country Music Association Award for Album of the Year, Grammy Award for Best Country Collaboration with Vocals, Academy of Country Music Awards Cliffie Stone Icon Award, Country Music Association Award for Vocal Event of the Year, American Music Award for Favorite Country Male Video Artist
Nominations Grammy Award for Best Country Song, Country Music Association Award for Male Vocalist of the Year, Grammy Award for Best Male Country Vocal Performance, Academy of Country Music Award for Song of the Year, Academy of Country Music Award for Male Vocalist of the Year, Academy of Country Music Award for Album of the Year, Academy of Country Music Award for Vocal Event of the Year, Academy of Country Music Award for Vocal Duo of the Year, Grammy Award for Best Music Video, Academy of Country Music Award for Single Record of the Year, American Music Award for Favorite Country Male Artist, American Music Award for Favorite Country Album, American Music Award for Favorite Country Single, American Music Award for Favorite Country Video, Academy of Country Music Award for Vocal Duo or Group of the Year, American Music Award for Favorite Country Band/Duo/Group Video Artist
Movies Roadie, A Time to Sing, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, Hank Williams: The Man and His Music, Country Legends Live, Hank Williams Jr.: Full Access, Waylon Jennings: America, Tom Sawyer, Louisiana Hayride, 25 Country Classics
TV Shows Monday Night Football, CMA Music Festival: Country's Night to Rock
Star Sign Gemini

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#Fact
1Wears a beard and sunglasses to help hide his scars.
2Following his fall he crushed his face and split his skull, and had to have several reconstructive surgeries and had to learn to talk and sing again.
3He spent two years in recovery from his mountain climbing accident in 1975.
4Was severely injured from near fatal fall while climbing Ajax Mountain in Montana in 1975.
5His godmother was June Carter Cash.
6Is the father of five children: with first wife Gwen - son Hank Williams III born 1972. With second wife Becky - daughters Hilary Williams born 1979 and Holly Williams born 1981. With third wife Mary Jane - daughter Katharine Diane Williams born 1993 and son Samuel Williams born 1997.
7Son of Hank Williams and Audrey Williams.
8Half-brother of Jett Williams and Lycretia Williams.
9Father of singer Holly Williams and Hank Williams III.


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Smoky Mountains Rise: A Benefit for the My People Fund2016TV Movie performer: "Just Call Me Hank"
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon2016TV Series performer - 1 episode
Cut Bank2014performer: "Cut Bank, Montana"
Gravity2013performer: "Angels Are Hard to Find" / writer: "Angels Are Hard to Find"
The Marty Stuart Show2013TV Series writer - 1 episode
Country Strong2010performer: "Honky Tonk Blues" - as Hank Williams / performer: "Thirsty"
Best of CMT Music Awards2009TV Special performer: "I'm Still A Guy"
CMT Hot 20 Countdown2007TV Series performer - 1 episode
Headline Country2006TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada2005performer: "The Cheatin' Hotel" 2002 / writer: "The Cheatin' Hotel" 2002
UFC 50: The War of '042004TV Special performer: "A Country Boy Can Survive" - uncredited / writer: "A Country Boy Can Survive" - uncredited
The Simpsons1998-1999TV Series performer - 2 episodes
Northern ExposureTV Series performer - 2 episodes, 1990 - 1992 writer - 2 episodes, 1990 - 1992
Nothing But Trouble1991performer: "I Mean I Love You" / writer: "I Mean I Love You"
Texasville1990performer: "Lovesick Blues"
The Hot Spot1990performer: "LOVE MD"
In Country1989performer: "Ain't Misbehavin'"
No Holds Barred1989performer: "All My Rowdy Friends"
Pink Cadillac1989performer: "There's a Tear in My Beer"
Young Country1988Video short performer: "Young Country"
Demented Top 20 Video Countdown1988TV Movie performer: "All My Rowdy Friends Are Coming Over Tonight"
White of the Eye1987"A Country Boy Can Survive" / writer: "A Country Boy Can Survive"
UFOria1985performer: "I Do What It Takes to Get By", "Crazy with the Heat"
Fort Apache the Bronx1981performer: "Family Tradition" / writer: "Family Tradition"
Brubaker1980performer: "All for the Love of Sunshine" - uncredited
Roadie1980performer: "Outlaw Women", "Eyes of Texas", "Family Tradition", "American Way" / writer: "Outlaw Women", "Family Tradition", "American Way"
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band1978performer: "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" Finale
The Moonshine War1970performer: "Ballad Of The Moonshine" / writer: "Ballad Of The Moonshine"
Kelly's Heroes1970performer: "Sunshine" - as Hank Williams, Jr.
The Johnny Cash Show1970TV Series performer - 1 episode
A Time to Sing1968writer: "Humming Bird Line", "It's All Over but the Crying", "Rock in My Shoe", "A Man Is on His Own"
The Dangerous Days of Kiowa Jones1966TV Movie performer: "Kiowa Jones"
Shindig!1964TV Series performer - 1 episode

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Guns & Ammo Television2003TV SeriesSpecial Guest (uncredited)
Tom Sawyer2000VideoInjun Joe (voice)
The Simpsons1998-1999TV Series'Canyonero' Singer
Waylon Jennings: America1986Video short
Willa1979TV MovieHank
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band1978Our Guests at Heartland
A Time to Sing1968Grady Dodd

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Miss Krystle: Want a Star2011Video short mastered by
Willa1979TV Movie

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Living Proof: The Hank Williams, Jr. Story1983TV Movie book "Living Proof"

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Your Cheatin' Heart1964singing voice: George Hamilton

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
I Saw the Light2015special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Smoky Mountains Rise: A Benefit for the My People Fund2016TV MovieHimself
Today2016TV SeriesHimself - Guest
CBS This Morning2016TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The View2016TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon2016TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
American Country Countdown Awards2014TV SpecialHimself
CMA Music Festival: Country's Night to Rock2012TV MovieHimself
Huckabee2012TV SeriesHimself
2012 CMT Music Awards2012TV SpecialHimself
The 45th Annual CMA Awards2011TV SpecialHimself
Music Builds: The CMT Disaster Relief Concert2011TV MovieHimself - Performer
CMT Insider2008-2010TV SeriesHimself
2010 CMT Music Awards2010TV SpecialHimself
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon2009TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
Right America: Feeling Wronged - Some Voices from the Campaign Trail2009TV Movie documentaryHimself
In the Hank Williams Tradition2009VideoHimself
CMT Giants2007-2008TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Honoree
Cracker Barrel: Songs of the Year Concert2007TV SpecialHimself - Singer
2007 CMT Music Awards2007TV SpecialHimself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson2007TV SeriesHimself
NFL Monday Night Football2006TV SeriesHimself - Theme Song Performer
Toyota Presents: CMT at Summerfest2006TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Performer
CMT: The Greatest - 20 Greatest Southern Rock Songs2006TV SpecialHimself
Headline Country2006TV SeriesHimself
Decades Rock Live2006TV SeriesHimself
CMT Greatest Moments: Willie Nelson2006TV SpecialHimself
In the Moment: Hank Jr.'s Guide to the Great Outdoors2006TV Movie documentaryHimself
CMT: The Greatest - 20 Greatest Country Comedy Shows2006TV SpecialHimself
Good Morning America2006TV SeriesHimself - Singer
Tim McGraw: Reflected2006TV MovieHimself
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2006TV SeriesHimself
Hannity & Colmes2005TV SeriesHimself
React Now: Music & Relief2005TV MovieHimself
Patriotic Country Album Special2005TV MovieHimself
CMT Got Me in with the Band2004TV SeriesHimself
CMT Outlaws2004TV SpecialPerformer
American Masters2004TV Series documentaryHimself
Winston Cup Extreme Tribute2004TV SpecialPerformer
CMT Making the Video: Hank Williams Jr. - Why Can't We All Get a Long Neck?2004TV Movie documentary
Johnny Cash Memorial Tribute2003TV MovieHimself - Performer
Super Bowl XXXVII2003TV MovieHimself - Opening theme song performer
July 4th: a Musical Celebration2002TV SpecialHimself - Performer
The 37th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards2002TV SpecialHimself
Opryland's Country Christmas1996TV SpecialHimself
Att-Star Countryfest '961996TV SpecialHimself
America's Music: The Roots of Country1996TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself (1996)
I'll Never Get Out of This World Alive1993Documentary
The Academy of Country Music's Greatest Hits1993TV SpecialHimself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno1993TV SeriesHimself
Hot Country Nights1992TV SeriesHimself
The 25th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards1990TV SpecialHimself
An All Star Salute to Country Music1990TV MovieHimself
Hank Williams Jr.: Double Eagle Tour '891990TV MovieHimself
Waylon: Renegade. Outlaw. Legend.1990Video documentaryHimself
The 24th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards1989TV SpecialHimself
The 23rd Annual Academy of Country Music Awards1988TV SpecialHimself
The 15th Annual American Music Awards1988TV SpecialHimself
The 22nd Annual Academy of Country Music Awards1987TV SpecialHimself
The 20th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards1985TV SpecialHimself
Late Night with David Letterman1982TV SeriesHimself
Roy Acuff... 50 Years the King of Country Music1982TV SpecialHimself
Roadie1980Himself - The Bama Band
The Mike Douglas Show1980TV SeriesHimself - Country Vocalist
Jamboree in the Hills1978TV MovieHimself
Nashville on the Road1977-1978TV SeriesHimself - Guest
In Concert1975TV SeriesHimself
Hee Haw1969-1972TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Himself - Special Guest
The David Frost Show1971TV SeriesHimself
The Johnny Cash Show1970-1971TV SeriesHimself - Singer / Himself - Singers
The Ed Sullivan Show1963-1970TV SeriesHimself - Singer / Singer
The Joey Bishop Show1968TV SeriesHimself
Die Drehscheibe1966TV SeriesSinger
Country Music on Broadway1965Himself
Shindig!1964TV SeriesHimself - Singer
The Jimmy Dean Show1964TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Gretchen Wilson: Still Here for the Party2014DocumentaryHimself
CMT: 40 Greatest Love Songs2011TV MovieHimself
Best of CMT Music Awards2009TV SpecialHimself
CMT Hot 20 Countdown2007TV SeriesHimself
CMT Insider2006-2007TV SeriesHimself
CMT: The Greatest - 40 Greatest Albums2006TV Movie documentaryHimself
CMT Crossroads2006TV SeriesHimself
CMT: Class of 19752005TV Movie documentaryHimself
CMT Most Shocking2004TV Series documentaryHimself
The American Music Awards 20th Anniversary Special1993TV SpecialHimself
Young Country1988Video shortHimself

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#Trademark
1Cowboy hat, beard, and sunglasses.

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