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Also Known As: Henry John Deutschendorf Jr. Died: October 12, 1997
Born: December 31, 1943 Cause of Death: plane crash
Birth Place: Roswell, New Mexico, USA Profession: singer, actor, songwriter, pilot

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Walking Thunder (1997)
2.
 Higher Ground (1988) Jim Clayton
3.
 Fire and Ice (1987) Narration
4.
 Foxfire (1987) Dillard Nations
5.
 Leftovers, The (1986) Max Sinclair
6.
 Christmas Gift, The (1986) George Billings
7.
 Oh, God! (1977) Jerry Landers
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1963:
Moved to Los Angeles, CA
1965:
Career began after winning the spot as the replacement lead singer for the Chad Mitchell Trio
1968:
Signed recording deal as a solo artist
1972:
Moved to Aspen, CO
1976:
Father taught him to fly
1976:
Co-founded a non-profit enviromental education and research center, the Windstar Foundation
1977:
Feature debut in George Burn's comedy "Oh God"
1977:
Hosted the Grammy Awards telecast
1980:
Starred in ABC TV special "John Denver and the Muppets: A Christmas Together"
1985:
Toured the Soviet Union as the first American performance artist
1987:
Appeared in CBS tv movie "Foxfire" with Jessica Tandy and Hume Cronyn
1989:
Walked away uninjured in an April plane accident in northern Arizona
1992:
First artist from the West to do a multi-city tour in China
1993:
Failed roadside sobriety test in mid-August while driving home from a restaurant in Aspen CO; charged with driving while intoxicated; released to the custody of a friend
1994:
Arrested on a second drunken-driving charge; trial ended in a hung jury; second trial was to take place in 1998
1994:
First artist from the West to perform multi-city tours in Vietnam
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Founded Plant It 2000
1995:
Filmed last screen role in the direct-to-video release "Walking Thunder" (released 1997)
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Education

Texas Tech University: Lubbock , Texas -

Notes

Had 14 "gold" albums and 8 "platinum" albums.

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wife:
Ann Martell. Psychotherapist. First wife, married 1967; inspiration for "Annie's Song".
wife:
Cassandra Denver. Singer, actor. Married c. 1988; separated October 1991; John Denver filed for divorce December 1991.

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father:
Henry John Deutschendorf Sr. US Air Force pilot. Deceased 1982.
mother:
Erma Deutschendorf. Survived him.
brother:
Ron Deutschendorf. Survived him.
son:
Zachary Denver. Adopted; survived him.
daughter:
AnnaKate Denver. Adopted; survived him.
daughter:
Jesse Belle Denver. Born c. 1989; mother Cassandra Delaney.
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