Burl Ives

Michael Davis as Young Nick and Burl Ives in "Let No Man Write My Epitaph"
1909 - 1995

Burl Ives  American Actor

Age
85
Zodiac

Burl Icle Ivanhoe Ives (June 14, 1909 – April 14, 1995) was an American folk singer and actor of stage, screen, radio and television....

Confirmed Relationships2
Longest Relationship26 yrs
Shortest Relationship24 yrs
Average Relationship Length25 yrs
First Name Burl
Middle Name Icle Ivanhoe
Last Name Ives
Full Name at Birth Burle Icle Ivanhoe Ives
Alternative Name Burl
Age 85 (age at death) years
Birthday 14th June, 1909
Birthplace Hunt City, Illinois, USA
Died 14th April, 1995
Place of Death Anacortes, Washington, USA
Cause of Death Mouth Cancer
Height 6' 1" (185 cm)
Build Large
Hair Color Salt and Pepper
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Sexuality Straight
Religion Jewish
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actor. Singer
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
Music Genre Folk
Year(s) Active 1935–93
Music Style Country, Traditional Folk, Folk-Pop, Cast Recordings, Stage & Screen, Sea Shanties
Music Mood Amiable/Good-Natured, Cheerful, Laid-Back/Mellow, Soothing, Earnest, Earthy, Organic, Calm/Peaceful, Gentle, Sentimental
Instrument Guitar, Vocals
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NameAgeZodiacOccupationNationality
Burl Ives85 GeminiActor
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Dorothy Koster Paul-
Helen Peck Ehrich-Relative

Filmography

FilmYearCharacterType
Two Moon Junction1988Sheriff Earl HawkinsMovie
Poor Little Rich Girl: The Barbara Hutton Story1987F.W. WoolworthTV Movie
Uphill All the Way1986Sheriff John CatledgeMovie
The Ewok Adventure1984Narrator (voice)TV Movie
Danger Bay1984TV Show
White Dog1982CarruthersMovie
Earthbound1981Ned AndersonMovie
Just You and Me, Kid1979MaxMovie
The Bermuda Depths1978PaulisTV Movie
The New Adventures of Heidi1978GrandfatherTV Movie
Roots1977Sen. Arthur JohnsonTV Show
Baker's Hawk1976Mr. McGrawMovie
Captains and the Kings1976Old SyrupTV Show
The First Easter Rabbit1976Narrator, Older Stuffy (voice)TV Movie
Hugo the Hippo1975Narrator (voice)Movie
Little House on the Prairie1974Sam ShelbyTV Show
Alias Smith and Jones1971Big Mac McCreedyTV Show
A City of the King1971ProphetMovie
The McMasters1970McMastersMovie
The Man Who Wanted to Live Forever1970T.M. TraskTV Movie
Night Gallery1969Old Man DoubledayTV Show
The Bold Ones: The Lawyers1969Walter NichollsTV Show
The Name of the Game1968Arthur JellicoeTV Show
The Other Side of Bonnie and Clyde1968Narrator (voice)Movie
Pinocchio1968GepettoTV Movie
The Sound of Anger1968Walter NicholsTV Movie
Those Fantastic Flying Fools1967Phineas T. BarnumMovie
The Daydreamer1966Father Neptune (voice)Movie
O.K. Crackerby!1965O.K. CrackerbyTV Show
Ensign Pulver1964Captain MortonMovie
The Brass Bottle1964FakrashMovie
Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer1964Sam the SnowmanTV Movie
Daniel Boone1964Prater BeaseleyTV Show
I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly1964Singer (voice)Short Film
Summer Magic1963Osh PophamMovie
NBC Children's Theatre1963NarratorTV Show
The Spiral Road1962Dr. Brits JansenMovie
Let No Man Write My Epitaph1960Judge Bruce Mallory SullivanMovie
Day of the Outlaw1959Jack BruhnMovie
Our Man in Havana1959Dr. HasselbacherMovie
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof1958Big Daddy PollittMovie
Desire Under the Elms1958Ephraim CabotMovie
The Big Country1958Rufus HannasseyMovie
Wind Across the Everglades1958CottonmouthMovie
A Face in the Crowd1957Burl Ives (uncredited)Movie
The Power and the Prize1956George SaltMovie
Playhouse 901956Captain KellerTV Show
Zane Grey Theater1956Jonathan J. DwireTV Show
East of Eden1955Sam the SheriffMovie
G.E. True Theater1953King DavidTV Show
The United States Steel Hour1953Matthew RandolphTV Show
The Red Skelton Hour1951Big Pappy TumbleweedTV Show
Sierra1950LonesomeMovie
Green Grass of Wyoming1948GusMovie
So Dear to My Heart1948Uncle Hiram DouglasMovie
Station West1948Hotel ClerkMovie
Smoky1946Willie (as The Singing Troubadour Burl Ives)Movie
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    alfalfaNov 6, 2009

    Norm the song is called Wake Nicodemus and is from the 1800`s. Very easy to find the lyrics on the internet.

    normOct 20, 2009

    I am looking for the words to one of his older songs out of the 50`s, that may be called `Nicodemus the slave`; Nicodemus the slave was of African birth and was bought for a bag full of gold . I`m hoping that someone has the words, thanks.

    Shayron BurtonDec 20, 2007

    Mr.Ives is such a wonderful memory for me.Just hearing his voice makes me feel such a peacefullness inside. I will forever love this dear old man as if he were my very own grandfather. I watch everything I can and love to listen to him sing. Just look at his sweet, kind, gentle face and I dare you to not just fall in love with him too. God rest his soul. I will keep him in my heart forever.


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