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Mac Davis

Mac Davis, American singer, songwriter. Recipient Star on the Walk of Fame, 1998; named to Alabama Music Hall of Fame, 2010.

Background

  • Davis, Mac was born on January 21, 1942 in Lubbock, Texas, United States. Son of T.J. and Edith Irene (Lankford) Davis.

  • Education

    • Student, Emory University. Student, Georgia State College.

    Career

    • Professional manager Metric Music, 1966-1968. Entertainer, singer, 1969-1977.

    Works

    • Performer: (television special) You Put Music in My Life, 1978, Dolly Parton: Treasures, 1996. Actor: (films) North Dallas Forty, 1979, Cheaper to Keep Her, 1980, The Sting II, 1983, Possums, 1998, Angel's Dance, 1999, (television) Brothers-in-Law, 1985, What Price Victory, 1988, Blackmail, 1991, Indecent Seduction, 1996, Cadillac Jack, 1998. Recording artist: (albums) including I Believe in Music, Something Burning, One Hell of a Woman, Stop and Smell the Roses, It's Hard to Be Humble, In the Ghetto, Baby Don't Get Hooked on Me, Watching Scotty Grow, My Bestest Friend, (with Dolly Parton) Will Write Songs for Food, 1994, I Sing The Hits, 1995, Very Best of Mac Davis, 1996.

      Composer numerous popular songs. Theatrical appearances include (on Broadway) The Will Rogers Follies, 1992.

    Connections

    • Married Lisë Kristen Gerard, 1983. Children: Joel Scott, Noah Claire, Cody Duke.
    Mac Davis
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    Born January 21, 1942
    (age 75)
    • 1966 - 1968
      Professional manager, Metric Music
    • 1969 - 1977
      entertainer
      Singer, Louisiana, United States