Date of Birth:
18 March 1911
Smiley Burnette played in 9 movies in the Music, Romance, Western, Music, Action, Drama, Comedy genres.
Smiley Burnette got succeed with average imdb rating 5.9.
Smiley worked on a local radio station and in Vaudeville after high school. Always interested in music, he was friends with 'Gene Autry (I)' (qv) and worked with him on the radio show "The National Barn Dance". When Westerns became a big draw with sound, the studios were always on the lookout for singing cowboys. In 1934, both Gene and Smiley made their debuts in _In Old Santa Fe (1934)_ (qv). Smiley became well known as Gene's plump sidekick Frog Milhouse, and they worked together in over 80 We... Read more