Gene Autry

Sep 29, 1907


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… More


Gene Autry Videos

Cowboy Serenade: Title Song
2 minutes 23 seconds
The Phantom Empire
2 minutes 10 seconds

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