Gene Autry

Sep 29, 1907

Bio: Gene Autry, the archetype of the guitar strumming, singing Hollywood cowboy, is one of American cinema's most beloved figures. Born Orvon Autry, his entry to showbiz has a story book quality. During the 1920s he was working as a telegraph operator when American folk hero Will Rogers overheard him singing and convinced him to give show business a try. By 1928 he was… More


Gene Autry Videos

The Phantom Empire
2 minutes 10 seconds

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