|Also Known As: ||
||October 12, 1997
||December 31, 1943
||Cause of Death:
||Roswell, New Mexico, USA
RATE AND COMMENT
Father taught him to fly
Filmed his last screen role in the direct-to-video release "Walking Thunder" (released 1997)
First artist from the West to do a multi-city tour in China
Moved to Los Angeles, CA
Starred in the ABC TV special "John Denver and the Muppets: A Christmas Together"
Appeared in the CBS TV movie "Foxfire" with Jessica Tandy and Hume Cronyn
Signed a recording deal as a solo artist
Arrested on a second drunken-driving charge; trial ended in a hung jury; second trial was to take place in 1998
Career began after winning the spot as the replacement lead singer for the Chad Mitchell Trio
Co-founded a non-profit enviromental education and research center, the Windstar Foundation
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
Feature debut in George Burn's comedy "Oh God"
First artist from the West to perform multi-city tours in Vietnam
Hosted the Grammy Awards telecast
Toured the Soviet Union as the first American performance artist
Walked away uninjured in an April plane accident in northern Arizona
Known for such albums as "The Wildlife Concert"
Popular songs include "Take Me Home, Country Roads".