Date of Birth:
15 September 1903
Roy Acuff played in 1 movies in the Adventure, Western, Music genres.
Roy Acuff didn't achieve real success and got average imdb rating 4.9.
Inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1962.He was the first LIVING person to be elected member of the Country Music Hall of Fame. (Before Acuff, you had to be dead to be elected.)Among country music's pioneers.Recorded many golden classic country hits. The songs "Wabash Cannonball" and "Great Speckle Bird" were recorded at his first session in 1936.Had one of the earliest hit versions of "The Tennesee Waltz," whose best known version was from 'Patti Page' (qv).With 'Fred Rose (I)' (qv)... Read more