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Glen Campbell

Glen Campbell
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Nom de naissance Glen Travis Campbell
Nationalité Etats-Unis
Naissance 22 avril 1936 à Branson (Etats-Unis)
Mort 8 aout 2017 (à 81 ans)
Récompenses Grammy du couronnement d'une carrière

Glen Travis Campbell (born April 22, 1936) is an American country music singer, guitarist, songwriter, television host, and occasional actor. He is best known for a series of hits in the 1960s and 1970s, and for hosting a variety show called The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour on CBS television.

During his 50 years in show business, Campbell has released more than 70 albums. He has sold 45 million records and accumulated 12 RIAA Gold albums, 4 Platinum albums and 1 Double-Platinum album. He has placed a total of 80 different songs on either the Billboard Country Chart, Billboard Hot 100, and/or the Adult Contemporary Chart, of which 29 made the Top 10 and of which nine reached number one on at least one of those charts. Campbell's hits include his recordings of John Hartford's "Gentle on My Mind"; Jimmy Webb's "By the Time I Get to Phoenix", "Wichita Lineman", and "Galveston"; Larry Weiss's "Rhinestone Cowboy"; and Allen Toussaint's "Southern Nights".

Campbell made history in 1967 by winning four Grammys total, in the country and pop categories. For "Gentle on My Mind" he received two awards in country and western, "By the Time I Get to Phoenix" did the same in pop. Three of his early hits later won Grammy Hall of Fame Awards (2000, 2004, 2008), while Campbell himself won the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2012. He owns trophies for Male Vocalist of the Year from both the Country Music Association (CMA) and the Academy of Country Music (ACM), and took the CMA's top award as 1968 Entertainer of the Year. In 1969 actor John Wayne picked Campbell to play alongside him in the film True Grit, which gave Campbell a Golden Globe nomination for Most Promising Newcomer. Campbell sang the title song which was nominated for an Academy Award.


Relationships and children
Campbell has been married four times and is the father of five sons and three daughters, ranging in year of birth from 1956 to 1986. Campbell's eldest daughter is Debby, from his marriage (1955–59) to Diane Kirk. After divorcing Kirk, Campbell married Billie Jean Nunley, a beautician from Carlsbad, New Mexico, who gave birth to Kelli, Travis, and Kane. They divorced in 1975. Shortly after that, he married singer Mac Davis's second wife, Sarah Barg, in 1976. They had one child together (Dillon) and then divorced in 1980, three weeks after Dillon's birth.

In 1980, Campbell began a 15 month relationship with fellow Country Artist, Tanya Tucker. The relationship was marked by frequent tabloid gossip and articles. The couple forged a Professional bond, recording a number of songs together, including the single, Dream Lover, a moderate hit on country radio. The couple ended their relationship in the summer of 1981, but Tanya Tucker claims she loves him to this day.

Campbell has been married to Kimberly "Kim" Woollen since 1982. Woollen was a Radio City Music Hall "Rockette" when she and Glen met on a blind date in 1981. They have three children together, Cal, Shannon and daughter Ashley who have joined their father on stage since 2010 as part of his touring band. Campbell, who was raised in the Church of Christ, and Woollen both joined a Baptist church in Phoenix. In a 2008 interview they said that they have been adherents of Messianic Judaism for two decades.

Alcohol and drug use
Campbell faced alcoholism and cocaine addiction during his career.

Political views
On The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour, Campbell avoided political topics. Around this time period he described himself in interviews as "a registered Democrat but I voted Republican a few times" and he performed in support of both Republican and Democratic politicians. Campbell performed the National Anthem at the 1980 Republican National Convention and continued to make a number of campaign appearances for Republican candidates during the 1980s and 1990s.

Alzheimer's diagnosis
In June 2011, Campbell announced he had been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease six months earlier.

Campbell went on a final "Goodbye Tour", with three of his children joining him in his backup band; his last show was on November 30, 2012, in Napa, California. Campbell sang "Rhinestone Cowboy" as a goodbye at the 2012 Grammy Awards ceremony held on February 12, 2012.

In April 2014, news reports indicated that Campbell had become a patient at an Alzheimer's long-term care and treatment facility. On March 10, 2015, NBC News reported that Campbell could no longer speak for himself and that two of his children had sought legal action against Campbell's wife Kim, with the assertion that she had "secluded" the singer and prevented them from "participating" in Campbell's medical care.

Ses meilleurs films

Le plus souvent avec

Don Bluth
Don Bluth
(1 films)
Carl Bradshaw
Carl Bradshaw
(2 films)
Hal B. Wallis
Hal B. Wallis
(2 films)
Gary Goldman
Gary Goldman
(1 films)
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Filmographie de Glen Campbell (13 films)

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The Wrecking Crew, 1h41
Origine Etats-Unis
Genres Thriller, Comédie, Documentaire, Action, Musical
Thèmes La musique, Documentaire sur la musique, Documentaire sur une personnalité, Documentaire sur les villes, Musique
Acteurs Micky Dolenz, Brian Wilson, Sonny Bono, H. B. Barnum, Glen Campbell, Cher
Rôle Lui-même
Note75% 3.793933.793933.793933.793933.79393
Popular music of the 1960s was dominated by young bands like The Beach Boys, The Mamas & the Papas, Jan and Dean, and The Monkees. Listening to rock and roll on jukeboxes and car radios created devoted fans of these groups, whose music communicated the optimism and sorrow of a generation contending with strong countercultural forces.
Rock-O-Rico, 1h16
Réalisé par Don Bluth, Gary Goldman
Origine Etats-Unis
Genres Science-fiction, Comédie, Fantasy, Musical, Animation
Thèmes Mise en scène d'un animal, Mise en scène d'un oiseau, Musique, Films pour enfants
Acteurs Glen Campbell, Sorrell Booke, Christopher Plummer, Charles Nelson Reilly, Ellen Greene, Sandy Duncan
Rôle Chantecler
Note60% 3.002563.002563.002563.002563.00256
Chantecler, le coq le plus rock des fifties, a oublié de chanter un matin. Et le soleil s'est levé quand même. Ridiculisé, il quitte la ferme, à la grande joie de Grand Duc, le hibou qui va bientôt pouvoir faire régner les ténèbres éternelles. Il faut que Chantecler revienne, mais il est devenu une oisive star de rock.
Ça va cogner…, 1h56
Origine Etats-Unis
Genres Comédie, Action, Aventure, Romance
Thèmes Mise en scène d'un animal, La musique, Sport, Arts martiaux, La boxe, Mise en scène d'un singe, Musique, Le boxe anglaise, Buddy movie, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Acteurs Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke, Geoffrey Lewis, Ruth Gordon, Harry Guardino, William Smith
Rôle Self
Note60% 3.0487153.0487153.0487153.0487153.048715
Philo Beddoe est en prise avec des gangsters qui l'obligent à remonter sur le ring pour un combat de boxe contre Jack Wilson. Son ami Clyde, l'orang-outang, adore déféquer sur le siège conducteur des voitures de police, ce que lui reproche sans cesse Philo Beddoe. Clyde adore aussi boire sa bière au saloon en écoutant de la musique country.
Norwood (1970)
, 1h36
Réalisé par Jack Haley Jr.
Origine Etats-Unis
Genres Comédie
Thèmes La musique, Transport, Road movie
Acteurs Glen Campbell, Kim Darby, Carol Lynley, Pat Hingle, Tisha Sterling, Dom DeLuise
Rôle Norwood
Note54% 2.7157152.7157152.7157152.7157152.715715
Norwood Pratt (Campbell) has just finished his enlistment in the United States Marine Corps and is on his way home from Vietnam. A musician, his one great ambition is to appear on the radio program Louisiana Hayride.
Cent dollars pour un shérif, 2h8
Réalisé par Henry Hathaway, Marguerite Roberts, Hal B. Wallis
Origine Etats-Unis
Genres Drame, Action, Aventure, Western
Thèmes Transport, Road movie, Film de poursuite
Acteurs John Wayne, Glen Campbell, Kim Darby, Robert Duvall, Jeff Corey, Jeremy Slate
Rôle M. Laboeuf, Texas Ranger
Note73% 3.699743.699743.699743.699743.69974
La jeune mais déterminée Mattie Ross travaille comme comptable dans le ranch de son père John. Celui-ci décide de partir acheter des poneys mustang à Fort Smith. Il est assassiné par son contremaître Tom Chaney à la sortie d'un saloon.
The Cool Ones, 1h35
Réalisé par Gene Nelson
Origine Etats-Unis
Genres Comédie
Thèmes La musique, Musique
Acteurs Roddy McDowall, Debbie Watson, Gil Peterson, Phil Harris, Glen Campbell, Robert Coote
Rôle Patrick
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A millionaire rock promoter joins a pop singer and a dancer in a romantic match as a publicity stunt for a new television series.
Le sillage de la violence, 1h40
Réalisé par Robert Mulligan
Origine Etats-Unis
Genres Drame, Romance
Thèmes Adaptation d'une pièce de théâtre
Acteurs Lee Remick, Steve McQueen, Don Murray, Paul Fix, Josephine Hutchinson, Ruth White
Rôle Band Member
Note63% 3.1503753.1503753.1503753.1503753.150375
Georgette Thomas (Lee Remick) accompagnée de sa fillette, se rend dans une petite ville du Texas pour y retrouver son époux Henry (Steve McQueen), libéré sur parole du pénitencier local. Ce dernier veut se construire une nouvelle vie et loue une maison pour sa famille. Il gagne sa vie comme chanteur dans une boite de nuit. La mère adoptive d'Henry, vieille bigote qui l'a recueilli orphelin, le considère toujours comme un bon à rien. Le jour de sa mort, Henry qui la rend responsable d'avoir gâché sa vie, profane sa sépulture et il est arrêté par le shérif. Après un court moment de liberté, Henry regagne la prison tandis que Georgette et sa fille quittent définitivement la ville.