Mabee Center E-Museum

Roy Clark

1984

Biography

Roy Linwood Clark was born in Meherrin, Virginia on April 15, 1933. Roy is a multi-award winning virtuoso, actor, vocalist, philanthropist and all ‘round great human being. He has headlined some of the world’s most prestigious venues such as Carnegie Hall, Madison Square Garden, Grand Palace in Brussels and the Rossiya Theatre in Moscow.

Roy became a Grand Ole Opry member in 1987. He was a favorite recurring actor on the classic television sitcom “The Beverly Hillbillies” which spawned several acting roles on television and the movies. Roy was the first country music artist to guest host Johnny Carson’s Tonight Show. He also hosted the incomparable “Hee Haw” show for over two decades. He and his wife Barbara live in Oklahoma where he finds time to fish, fly his airplanes, and ride motorcycles.

More Importantly, Roy Clark is STILL wowing audiences and releasing new CDs on his own label, Roy Clark, Ltd.

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