Dolly Parton is an American singer, songwriter and actress who is considered the most honored female country performer of all time. She began her career writing songs for others, and eventually released her successful country music album 'Hello, I'm Dolly' (1967). As a singer, she has released an incredible 43 solo studio albums, four live albums, two holiday albums, and three Dollywood Exclusive albums.
Throughout her career, she has appeared as a singer on numerous TV shows, such as 'The Porter Wagoner Show' (1967-74), 'Hee Haw' (1970 and 1975), 'Cher... Special' (1978), 'Designing Women' (1990), 'Babes' (1991), 'The Simpsons' (1999), 'Bette' (2000), 'Strictly Come Dancing' (2011) and 'The Bachelorette' (2012). She was the host and performer in two of her self-titled variety shows in 1976-77 and 1987-88.
She started her film career with the successful comedy movie '9 to 5' (1980), for which she received two 'Golden Globe' nominations. Her later filmography includes major roles in movies like 'The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas' (1982), 'Rhinestone' (1984), 'Steel Magnolias' (1989), 'Straight Talk' (1992) and 'Joyful Noise' (2012), as well as cameo appearances in 'The Beverly Hillbillies' (1993), 'Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous' (2005) and 'Hollywood to Dollywood' (2012).
Miss Mona runs the Chicken Ranch, a brothel having a long history in a small town in Texas. However, a reporter named Melvin Thorpe tries to expose the brothel and shut it down. This puts the governor in a tough situation.
Joyful Noise is a musical comedy drama film which revolves around Rose, a woman who is appointed as the new director of a choir. She takes control of the choir using traditional Gospel style, and this brings her at odds with Sparrow, the previous director’s widow. Sparrow disagrees that this is how their choir should perform at the national competition. When children get involved in the choir, the rivalry heats up further.
The story focuses on the bond shared by a group of ladies in a small Louisiana town. At the center is a young beautician, who arrives here after encountering personal tragedy and finds work in a home based salon. Soon, she is befriended by its patrons and becomes a part of the group, sharing joys and misfortunes with them, starting a new life in the process.
Judy, Violet, and Doralee are fed-up with their egotistical, hypocritical, sexist, bigot boss, Franklin Hart, and his humiliating, condescending behavior, so they decide to get back at him. After kidnapping and tying him up in his own house, they take over the office, making administrative changes that boost productivity. When they discover Hart’s embezzlement, they start digging out evidence.
This comedy film tells the story of a farming family that becomes rich after finding oil, and they make their way to Beverley Hills.
After the events of Miss Congeniality, FBI agent Gracie Hart’s new-found fame and popularity have become a hindrance to her doing her job. When FBI agent Sam Fuller is made her bodyguard, the two don’t get along. But they have to work together when Hart’s friends Cheryl Frasier and Stan Fields are abducted.
Gnomeo & Juliet is an animated romantic comedy film, which tells the story of Gnomeo and Juliet, two garden gnomes from opposing communities, who fall for each other. Now, they will need to overcome their respective clans in order to be with each other.
Dolly Parton Awards
|Winner||Favorite All-Around Female Entertainer||1988|
|Winner||Favorite Female Performer in a New TV Program||1988|
|Winner||Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song||2020|
|Winner||Best Female Country Vocal Performance||2002|
|Winner||Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal||1988|
|Nine to Five||Best Country Vocal Performance, Female||1982|
|Winner||Best Country Vocal Performance, Female||1979|
|Winner||Best Country Duo/Group Performance||2017|
|Winner||Lifetime Achievement Award||2011|
|Winner||Best Bluegrass Album||2001|
|Winner||Best Country Collaboration with Vocals||2000|
|Winner||Best Country Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group||1988|
|Nine to Five||Best Country Song||1982|
|Winner||Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song||2021|