Dolly Parton

Inherited stardom

Dolly Parton
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Age78
Full NameDolly Rebecca Parton
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Biography

Her Royal Highness Dolly Rebecca Parton was born on January 19, 1946 in Pittman Center, Tennessee. Raised in Sevierville, Tennessee, she was graced with a natural talent that was soon to take the world by storm. At the tender age of 12 she was already appearing on Knoxville Television and by the age of 13 had already begun recording with a small label and appearing at the Grand Ole Opry. After graduating from high school in 1964, she moved to Nashville to pursue a career in country-singing. In May of 1966, Her Highness married Carl Dean, who ran an asphalt-paving business, and they are still happily married today. In 1967, Her Highness was hired by Porter Wagoner to appear on his program, The Porter Wagoner Show (1961). She stayed with the show for 7 years and their duets quickly became famous, with their performances at the Grand Ole Opry solidifying her celebrity status. She also toured and sold records, and by 1970 her hit song "Joshua" had soared to the number one spot on the charts, solidifying her fame worldwide.

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  • Country Music
  • Cocktails & Classics
  • Bob Hope's Bag Full of Christmas Memories
  • Grace and Frankie
  • Artists of Then, Now & Forever: Forever Country
  • Carrie Underwood: An All-Star Holiday Special
  • Oscar's Greatest Moments
  • Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice
  • The Orville
  • Lily's Driftwood Bay
  • Kenny, Dolly and Willie: Something Inside So Strong
  • Biography
  • Dolly Parton's Coat of Many Colors
  • Dolly Parton's Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love
  • We Will Always Love You: A Grammy Salute to Whitney Houston
  • Dolly Parton's Heartstrings
  • Miley's New Year's Eve Party: Legendary
  • Shine On with Reese
  • Bob Hope's Jolly Christmas Show
  • Steel Magnolias
  • Carol Burnett: The Special Years
  • Heavens to Betsy
  • Jackie's Back!
  • The 36th Annual Grammy Awards
  • A Smoky Mountain Christmas
  • This Is Your Life
  • Naomi & Wynonna: Love Can Build a Bridge
  • Dolly Parton: 9 to 5
  • 9 to 5
  • Babes
  • The 78th Annual Academy Awards
  • Hollywood to Dollywood
  • The 53rd Annual Academy Awards
  • Donny & Marie
  • Big Dreams & Broken Hearts: The Dottie West Story
  • Bette
  • Brad Paisley: When I Get Where I'm Going
  • The 56th Annual Academy Awards
  • The 66th Annual Academy Awards
  • A Country Christmas Story
  • Candid Camera: 5 Decades of Smiles
  • The 23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards
  • Lily: Sold Out
  • Christmas at Dollywood
  • Blue Valley Songbird
  • Gnomeo & Juliet
  • The 52nd Annual Academy Awards
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