Gene Austin

Soundtrack, Actor, Music Department

Soundtrack, Actor, Music Department


Gene Austin was a singer, songwriter ("When My Sugar Walks Down the Street") and author, educated at Baltimore University. He served in the US Army in 1916 with the Mexican Punitive Expedition, then in World War I. He sang in theaters, vaudeville, radio, television and films, and made many recordings. He joined ASCAP in 1925 and his chief musical ...
Birth date
1900-06-24
Death date
1972-01-24

Known For


Beginners
Beginners
Soundtrack (2010)
Songs and Saddles
Songs and Saddles
Gene Austin (1938)
The Green Mile
The Green Mile
Soundtrack (1999)
Fried Green Tomatoes
Fried Green Tomatoes
Soundtrack (1991)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
SoundtrackPerry Mason
(TV Series) (performer - 1 episode) - Chapter Seven (2020) ... (performer: "My Blue Heaven")
2020
SoundtrackGreen Book
(writer: "The Lonesome Road")
2018
SoundtrackAntiques Road Trip
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - Episode #17.5 (2018) ... (writer: "The Lonesome Road" - uncredited)
2018
SoundtrackPeaky Blinders
(TV Series) (performer - 1 episode) - Blackbird (2017) ... (performer: "Bye Bye Blackbird" - uncredited)
2017
SoundtrackWonderstruck
(performer: "My Blue Heaven")
2017
SoundtrackBates Motel
(TV Series) (performer - 1 episode) - The Last Supper (2015) ... (performer: "Tonight You Belong to Me" - uncredited)
2015
SoundtrackBoardwalk Empire
(TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes) - Friendless Child (2014) ... (performer: "Nobody Cares If I'm Blue" - uncredited) - Golden Days for Boys and Girls (2014) ... (performer: "My Blue Heaven" - uncredited)
2014
SoundtrackTo Scale
(Documentary short) (performer: "Did You Ever See a Dream Walking") / (writer: "Did You Ever See a Dream Walking")
2012
SoundtrackVamps
(performer: "A Garden In The Rain")
2012
SoundtrackJ. Edgar
(performer: "My Blue Heaven")
2011
SoundtrackThe Marty Stuart Show
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Randy Travis (2011) ... ("Lonesome Road Blues")
2011
SoundtrackBeginners
(performer: "Everything's Made for Love (You Know I Know)")
2010
SoundtrackGet Low
(performer: "My Blue Heaven" (1924))
2009
SoundtrackCrazy
(writer: "Lonesome Road")
2008/II
SoundtrackLivshunger
(TV Series) (music - 1 episode) - Episode #1.3 (2002) ... (music: "HOW COME YOU DO ME LIKE YOU DO")
2002
SoundtrackThe Green Mile
(performer: "Did You Ever See a Dream Walking")
1999
SoundtrackWild Man Blues
(Documentary) (lyrics: "Lonesome Road")
1997
SoundtrackCarried Away
(performer: "I'D BE IN MEMPHIS")
1996
SoundtrackFried Green Tomatoes
(performer: "My Blue Heaven")
1991
SoundtrackThe Cotton Club
(writer: "How Come You Love Me Like You Do?", "When My Sugar Walks Down the Street")
1984
SoundtrackCalifornia Split
(writer: "Lonesome Road" - uncredited)
1974
SoundtrackRowan & Martin's Laugh-In
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - Guest Starring Tiny Tim (1969) ... (writer: "When My Sugar Walks Down the Street")
1969
SoundtrackFrancis Albert Sinatra Does His Thing
(TV Special) (lyrics: "Lonesome Road" - uncredited)
1968
SoundtrackThe Porter Wagoner Show
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - Roy Drusky (1968) ... (writer: "Lonesome Road Blues")
1968
SoundtrackThe Jonathan Winters Show
(TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode) - Peggy Lee, Louis Nye, Oscar Peterson (1968) ... (lyrics: "The Lonesome Road" - uncredited)
1968
SoundtrackGomer Pyle: USMC
(TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode) - Gomer Says 'Hey' to the President (1967) ... (lyrics: "The Lonesome Road" - uncredited)
1967
SoundtrackThe Ed Sullivan Show
(TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 1957 - 1965) (lyrics - 1 episode, 1962) - The Animals, Pat Boone, Sid Caesar, Joyce Jameson, The McGuire Sisters, Totie Fields, Guy Marks, Sam the Sham & the Pharaohs (1965) ... (writer: "How Come You Do Me Like You Do?" - uncredited) - Episode #15.28 (1962) ... (lyrics: "The Lonesome Road" - uncredited) - Episode #11.14 (1957) ... (writer: "The Lonesome Road")
SoundtrackOn Parade
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - Diahann Carroll (1964) ... (writer: "The Lonesome Road")
1964
SoundtrackThe Andy Griffith Show
(TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode) - Rafe Hollister Sings (1963) ... (lyrics: "The Lonesome Road" - uncredited)
1963
SoundtrackHere's Edie
(TV Special) (writer: "When My Sugar Walks Down the Street" - uncredited)
1962
SoundtrackPeter Gunn
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - The Dummy (1960) ... (writer: "The Lonesome Road")
1960
SoundtrackCountry Style, U.S.A.
(TV Series short) (lyrics - 1 episode) - Episode #3.9 (1959) ... (lyrics: "Lonesome Road)
1959
SoundtrackThe Danny Thomas Show
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - The Practical Joke (1959) ... (writer: "How Come You Treat Me Like You Do?" - uncredited)
1959
SoundtrackAt the Movies
(TV Special) (lyrics: "The Lonesome Road" - uncredited)
1959
SoundtrackThe Big Record
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - Episode #1.20 (1958) ... (writer: "The Lonesome Road")
1958
SoundtrackPerry Como's Kraft Music Hall
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - Pat Boone, Peggy Lee, John Bubbles (1958) ... (writer: "When My Sugar Walks Down the Street" - uncredited)
1958
SoundtrackThe Frank Sinatra Show
(TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode) - Bob Hope, Peggy Lee and Kim Novak (1957) ... (lyrics: "Lonesome Road" - uncredited)
1957
SoundtrackCha-Cha-Cha Boom!
(lyrics: "Lonesome Road")
1956
SoundtrackThree for the Show
(lyrics: "How Come you Do Me Like You Do") / (music: "How Come you Do Me Like You Do")
1955
SoundtrackThe Strawberry Roan
(writer: "The Angel Song (When the Angels turn the lights on in Heaven)", "Can't Shake the Sands of Texas From My Shoes")
1948
SoundtrackGirl Time
(Short) (writer: "When My Sugar Walks Down the Street" - uncredited)
1947
SoundtrackThat's the Spirit
(writer: "How Come You Do Me Like You Do?")
1945
SoundtrackFollow the Leader
(performer: "Now and Then") / (writer: "Now and Then")
1944
SoundtrackMoon Over Las Vegas
(performer: "You, Marvelous You", "My Blue Heaven") / (writer: "You, Marvelous You")
1944
SoundtrackThe Lonesome Road
(Short) (lyrics: "The Lonesome Road")
1941
SoundtrackSongs and Saddles
(performer: "Song of the Saddle", "I'm Comin' Home", "I Fell Down and Broke My Heart", "Why Can't I Be Your Sweetheart Tonight?", "The Man From Texas") / (writer: "Song of the Saddle", "I'm Comin' Home", "I Fell Down and Broke My Heart", "Why Can't I Be Your Sweetheart Tonight?", "The Man From Texas")
1938
SoundtrackTrailing Along
(Short) (performer: "Melojive")
1937
SoundtrackMake Way for Tomorrow
(writer: "When a St. Louis Woman Comes Down to New Orleans" (1934) - uncredited)
1937
SoundtrackKlondike Annie
(writer: "Cheer Up, Little Sister", "It's Better to Give Than to Receive", "I'm an Occidental Woman in an Oriental Mood for Love", "Mister Deep Blue Sea", "Little Bar Butterfly")
1936
SoundtrackGift of Gab
(performer: "Blue Sky Avenue" - uncredited)
1934
SoundtrackSadie McKee
(performer: "After You've Gone" (1918), "How Dry I Am", "Home, Sweet Home" (1823) - uncredited)
1934
SoundtrackShow Boat
(lyrics: "The Lonesome Road" (1927) - uncredited)
1929
RoleTitleYear
ActorFollow the Leader
Singer Gene Austin
1944
ActorMoon Over Las Vegas
Singer Gene Austin
1944
ActorMy Little Chickadee
Saloon Musician
1940
ActorSongs and Saddles
Gene Austin
1938
ActorTrailing Along
(Short) Orchestra Leader
1937
ActorBad Medicine
(Short) Singer
1936
ActorKlondike Annie
Organist
1936
ActorNight Life
(Short)
1935
ActorFerry-Go-Round
(Short) Gene Austin
1934
ActorBelle of the Nineties
St. Louis Crooner
1934
ActorGift of Gab
Radio Artist (as Gene Austin with Candy and Coco)
1934
ActorSadie McKee
Cafe Entertainer
1934
RoleTitleYear
Music departmentOff the Record
(TV Series) (singer - 1 episode) - Episode #3.12 (1958) ... (singer)
1958
RoleTitleYear
SelfOff the Record
(TV Series) Self - Episode #3.12 (1958) ... Self
1958
SelfThe Big Record
(TV Series) Self - Episode #1.15 (1957) ... Self
1957
SelfThe Ed Sullivan Show
(TV Series) Self - Episode #11.5 (1957) ... Self - Jayne Mansfield, Jack Webb, Sam Snead, Dolores Grey, Gene Austin (1957) ... Self
1957
SelfGoodyear Playhouse
(TV Series) Self - -Guest - The Gene Austin Story (1957) ... Self - -Guest
1957
SelfShower of Stars
(TV Series) Self - Singer / Self - More Gold Records (1956) ... Self - Singer - Gold Records (1955) ... Self
1955-1956
SelfPenthouse Party
(TV Series) Self - Episode #1.35 (1951) ... Self
1951
SelfWe, the People
(TV Series) Self - Singer / Songwriter - Janet Blair, Gene Austin, Barney Ross (1949) ... Self - Singer / Songwriter
1949
RoleTitleYear
Archive footageHollywood Bound
Edited from: Ferry-Go-Round
1947