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Also Known As: Died: March 28, 2012
Born: January 6, 1924 Cause of Death: Natural Causes
Birth Place: Flint Hill, North Carolina, USA Profession:

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Earl Scruggs was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. He worked in series television while getting his start in acting, including a part on "Austin City Limits" (PBS, 1974-2015). He appeared in a number of television specials, including "I Believe in Music" (NBC, 1973-74) and "Johnny Cash: The First 25 Years" (CBS, 1979-1980). Scruggs also contributed music to the Julie Gholson drama "Where the Lilies Bloom" (1974). He also contributed to a variety of television specials, including "The 60th Anniversary of the Grand Ole Opry" (CBS, 1985-86) and "The Best of American Music Shop" (The Nashville Network, 1990-91). He also had roles in film during these years, including roles in "Scruggs: His Family and Friends" (1985). Scruggs also created music for "Dutch" (1991) with Ed O'Neill. Scruggs's music was most recently featured in the animated adventure "Penguins of Madagascar" (2014) with Benedict Cumberbatch. Additionally, he could be seen on a variety of television specials like "The Roots of Country: Nashville Celebrates the Ryman" (CBS, 1993-94) and "CMA 40th: A Celebration" (CBS, 1998-99). Scruggs also contributed music to the Mike Myers comedic sports movie "The Love Guru" ...

Earl Scruggs was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. He worked in series television while getting his start in acting, including a part on "Austin City Limits" (PBS, 1974-2015). He appeared in a number of television specials, including "I Believe in Music" (NBC, 1973-74) and "Johnny Cash: The First 25 Years" (CBS, 1979-1980). Scruggs also contributed music to the Julie Gholson drama "Where the Lilies Bloom" (1974). He also contributed to a variety of television specials, including "The 60th Anniversary of the Grand Ole Opry" (CBS, 1985-86) and "The Best of American Music Shop" (The Nashville Network, 1990-91). He also had roles in film during these years, including roles in "Scruggs: His Family and Friends" (1985). Scruggs also created music for "Dutch" (1991) with Ed O'Neill. Scruggs's music was most recently featured in the animated adventure "Penguins of Madagascar" (2014) with Benedict Cumberbatch. Additionally, he could be seen on a variety of television specials like "The Roots of Country: Nashville Celebrates the Ryman" (CBS, 1993-94) and "CMA 40th: A Celebration" (CBS, 1998-99). Scruggs also contributed music to the Mike Myers comedic sports movie "The Love Guru" (2008). Scruggs won a Best Country Collaboration With Vocals Grammy Award in 1998. Scruggs passed away in March 2012 at the age of 88.

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