Smiley Burnette

Smiley Burnette


Entered films in 1934.

He and his wife adopted four children - Stephen, Linda, Brian, and Carolyn.

He did a lot of traveling, and once received an award from the National Safety Council for having worn out 27 cars without being involved in a single accident.

He was replaced by Pat Buttram as Gene Autry's sidekick in the forties.

Played 100 instruments proficiently.