Loudon Wainwright

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Birth Name: Loudon Wainwright
Born: 09/05/1946

Having reached a whole new audience thanks to the success of "Dead Skunk", Wainwright saw his profile rise, leading to a 1974-75 recurring role as a singing surgeon on "M*A*S*H" (CBS). Wainwright proved not only a charismatic and highly watchable presence, he showed that he did indeed have some acting talents to go along with his musical ones. Keeping the focus on his music, Wainwright nevertheless subsequently ended up in the occasional screen role, appearing in Hal Ashby's "The Slugger's Wife" in 1985. That same year he garnered his first Grammy nomination for his album "I'm Alright". In 1986 the honor was repeated, this time for the album "More Love Songs". Staying just below the radar de... Continue Bio >>

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