Gailard Sartain

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TV Actor
Date of Birth September 18, 1946
Place of Birth Oklahoma
Age 74 years old
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Gailard Sartain is an American former actor, often playing characters with roots in the South. He was a regular on the country music variety series Hee Haw. He is also known for his roles in three of the Ernest movies and the TV series Hey Vern, It's Ernest!, which ran for one season on CBS in 1988. He is also an accomplished and successful painter and illustrator.

Born: September 18, 1946, Tulsa, Oklahoma, U.S.
Occupation: Actor, painter, illustrator
Years active: 1972–2005
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About Gailard Sartain

Known best as a regular on the early 1970s CBS variety program Hee Haw, Sartain is also famous for portraying The Big Bopper in the 1978 film The Buddy Holly Story. He also appeared in Fried Green Tomatoes, The Outsiders, Cher, and numerous other movies and television series.

Before Fame

He began his entertainment career as a member of a television camera crew and rose to prominence as an actor after appearing on a comedy program titled The Uncanny Film Festival and Camp Meeting.


A visual artist as well as an actor, he created album cover art and published illustrations in major magazines.

Family Life

After graduating from the University of Tulsa in his home state of Oklahoma, he relocated to New York City.


He appeared in director Cameron Crowe's 2005 film Elizabethtown.

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