Date of Birth:
23 April 1936
Roy Orbison played in 1 movies in the Western, Musical genres.
Roy Orbison didn't achieve real success and got average imdb rating 4.4.
SingerWhen Orbison was first in the UK he toured with 'The Beatles' (qv).In 1966 his wife, Claudette, died in a motor-cycle accident. Two years later two of his sons were killed in a housefire.Scored his first minor hit in 1956 with "Ooby Dooby".Toured with 'Eagles' (qv) in 1980.Had a No. 1 1964 hit with "Oh, Pretty Woman".Elected to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1987. Elected to the American Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1989.Near the end of his life, he became friends with 'k.d. lang' (qv) a... Read more