Hoyt Axton

Hoyt Axton

  • Born on
    • March 25th, 1938
  • Died on
    • October 26th, 1999
Hoyt Wayne Axton was an American folk music singer-songwriter, guitarist, and a film and television actor. He became prominent in the early 1960s, establishing himself on the West Coast as a folk singer with an earthy style and powerful voice. As he matured, some of his songwriting became well known throughout the world. Among them were "Joy to the World", "The Pusher", "No No Song", "Greenback Dollar", "Della and the Dealer", and "Never Been to Spain".

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Acting (14 Credits)

1999King Cobra as Mayor Ed Biddle
1990Buried Alive as Sheriff Sam Eberly
1990The Civil War as Various
1989Disorganized Crime as Sheriff Henault
1989We're No Angels as Father Levesque
1987Christmas Comes to Willow Creek as Al Bensinger
1987Retribution as Lt. Ashley
1986Act of Vengeance as Silous Huddleston
1984Gremlins as Randall Peltzer
1983Heart Like a Wheel as Jack Roque
1982Endangered Species as Ben Morgan
1981Liar's Moon as Cecil Duncan
1980The Hollywood Knights as Lead Cop
1979The Black Stallion as Alec's Father

Himself (1 Credits)

1982The Junkman as Himself / Cap. Gibbs / Rev. Jim Beam (voice)

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