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Levon Helm

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Mark Lavon "Levon" Helm (born May 26, 1940), is an American rock multi-instrumentalist and actor who achieved fame as the drummer and frequent lead and backing vocalist for The Band. Helm is known for his deeply soulful, country-accented voice, and creative drumming style highlighted on many of The Band's recordings, such as "The Weight", "Up on Cripple Creek", "Ophelia" and "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down". His 2007 comeback album Dirt Farmer earned the Grammy Award for Best Traditional Folk Album in February 2008, and in November of that year, Rolling Stone magazine ranked him #91 in the list of The 100 Greatest Singers of All Time. In 2010, Electric Dirt, his 2009 follow-up to Dirt Farmer, won the first ever Grammy Award for Best Americana Album, an inaugural category in 2010. Description above from the Wikipedia article Levon Helm, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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May 26, 1940 In Marvell, Arkansas, United States
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Saturday Night Live 1975-10-11
Latest Project:
Movie Loretta Lynn: Still a Mountain Girl 2016-03-04
Known For
Poster of Loretta Lynn: Still a Mountain Girl
Poster of Mavis!
Poster of Saturday Night Live
Movie Loretta Lynn: Still a Mountain Girl Ted Webb (archive footage) (uncredited) 2016-03-04
Movie Mavis! Himself 2015-03-15
Movie Ain't in It for My Health: A Film About Levon Helm Himself 2010-11-24
Movie In the Electric Mist General John Bell Hood 2009-04-15
Movie The Life and Hard Times of Guy Terrifico Himself 2005-01-01
Movie The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada Old Man with Radio 2005-11-17
Movie Lightning in a Bottle 2004-02-12
Movie Festival Express Himself - The Band 2003-09-19
Movie Fire Down Below Reverend Bob Goodall 1997-09-05
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Movie Staying Together Denny Stockton 1989-01-01
Movie Elvis '56 Himself - Narrator 1988-01-15
Movie End of the Line Leo Pickett 1987-08-28
Movie Smooth Talk Harry Wyatt 1985-11-17
Movie The Dollmaker Clovis 1984-05-13
Movie Best Revenge Bo 1984-10-19
Movie The Right Stuff Jack Ridley / Narrator 1983-10-20
Movie Coal Miner's Daughter Ted Webb 1980-03-07
Movie The Last Waltz Himself 1978-05-01
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
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