A Distinguished Career

Kris Kristofferson has enjoyed a long and distinguished career. Here is a listing of his roles on film and television as well as various awards he received over the years. The following information was compiled by Casenet.com.


1998 Dance with Me (John Burnett)

1998 Blade (Abraham Whistler)

1997 Fire Down Below (Orin Hanner)

1997 Girls' Night (Cody)

1996 Lone Star (Sheriff Charlie Wade)

1996 Message to Love: The Isle of Wight Festival (himself)

1995 Pharaoh's Army (preacher)

1993 Knights (Gabriel)

1993 Paper Hearts (Tom)

1992 No Place to Hide (Joe Garvey)

1992 Original Intent (Jack Saunders)

1990 Night of the Cyclone (Stan)

1990 Sadino

1989 Millennium (Bill Smith)

1989 Welcome Home (Jake)

1988 Big Top Pee-wee (Mace Montana)

1985 Trouble in Mind (Hawk)

1984 Flashpoint (Logan)

1984 Songwriter (Blackie Buck)

1981 Rollover (Hubbell Smith)

1980 Heaven's Gate (James Averill)

1978 Convoy (Rubber Duck)

1978 Semi-Tough (Shake Tiller)

1976 The Sailor Who Fell from Grace with the Sea (Jim Cameron)

1976 A Star Is Born (John Norman Howard)

1976 Vigilante Force (Aaron Arnold)

1974 Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia (Paco)

1974 Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (David)

1973 Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid (Billy the Kid)

1973 Blume in Love (Elmo Cole)

1973 The Gospel Road (vocalist)

1972 Cisco Pike (Cisco Pike)

1971 The Last Movie (Minstrel Wrangler)

Television Roles

1998 Netforce

1998 Two for Texas (Hugh Allison)

1997 Big Guns Talk: The Story of the Western (interviewee)

1997 Dead Man's Gun (narrator)

1996 Blue Rodeo

1996 Dolly Parton: Treasures

1995 Tad (Abraham Lincoln)

1995 Big Dreams & Broken Hearts: The Dottie West Story (himself)

1995 Adventures of the Old West

1995 Brothers' Destiny (Davis)

1995 Inflammable

1994 Sodbusters (Destiny)

1993 Trouble Shooters: Trapped Beneath the Earth (Stan Mather)

1992 Christmas in Connecticut (Jefferson)

1992 Miracle in the Wilderness (Jericho Adams)

1991 Another Pair of Aces: Three of a Kind (Rip)

1990 Pair of Aces

1988> The Tracker (Noble Adams)

1987 Amerika, miniseries (Devin Milford)

1986 Stagecoach (Ringo)

1986 Blood & Orchids (Curt Maddox)

1986 The Last Days of Frank and Jesse James

1984 The Lost Honor of Kathryn Beck

1979 Freedom Road


1977 Golden Globe: Best Motion Picture Actor - Musical/Comedy: A Star Is Born

1975 Grammy Award: Songwriting: "Lover Please"

1973 Grammy Award: Songwriting: "From the Bottle to the Bottom"

1973 Grammy Award: Best Vocal Performance by a Duo: with Rita Coolidge

1970 Country Music Award: Song of the Year: "Sunday Mornin' Comin' Down"


1985 Oscar: Best Music, Original Song Score: "Songwriter"

1973 Grammy Award: Best Country Song: "Why Me, Lord?"

1971 Grammy Award: Best Country Song: "For the Good Times"

1971 Grammy Award: Best Song: "Me and Bobby McGee"

1971 Grammy Award: Best Song: "Help Me Make It Through the Night"