Kris Kristofferson Overview

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Born: June 22, 1936

Writer, actor, singer, janitor, Rhodes Scholar, political activist, helicopter pilot, bartender. All of these achievements apply to Kris Kristofferson, son of an Air Force Major General. Born in Brownsville, Texas, close to the Mexican border, his first language was Spanish. He finished high school in California and moved went on to Pomona College where he majored in Creative Literature. After being awarded a Rhodes Scholarship to study at Oxford in England, he delved into the works of... See All


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