Smiley Burnette Net Worth

Smiley Burnette Net Worth is
$16 Million

Smiley Burnette Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Lester Alvin Burnett (March 18, 1911 – February 16, 1967), better known as Smiley Burnette, was a popular American country music performer and a comedic actor in Western films and on radio and TV, playing sidekick to Gene Autry and other B-movie cowboys. He was also a prolific singer-songwriter who could play as many as 100 musical instruments, some simultaneously. His career, beginning in 1934, spanned four decades, including a regular role on CBS-TV's Petticoat Junction in the 1960s.
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IMDB Wikipedia

Date Of BirthMarch 18, 1911, Summum, Illinois, United States
DiedFebruary 16, 1967, Encino, California, United States
Place Of BirthSummum, Illinois, USA
ProfessionActor, Soundtrack, Music Department
SpouseDallas McDonald (m. 1940–1967)
ChildrenSteven Burnett, Brian Burnette, Carolyn Burnette, Linda Burnette
Star SignPisces
TitleSalary
Comin' 'Round the Mountain (1936)$50 per week
The Oregon Trail (1936)$50 per week
The Singing Vagabond (1935)$50 per week
Melody Trail (1935)$50 per week
Mystery Mountain (1934)$75 per week
In Old Santa Fe (1934)$75 per week
#Fact
1In the 1960s he owned a drive-in restaurant in Escondido, CA, called "The Checkered Shirt".
2On May 5, 2012, he was posthumously inducted into the Cowtown Society of Western Music Hall of Fame as a Hero.
3Posthumously inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1971 and the Western Music Association in 1998.
4Following his death, he was interred at Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills) in Los Angeles, California.
5Smiley Burnette passed away on February 16, 1967, a month away from what would have been his 56th birthday on March 18.
6He was posthumously awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6125 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California on May 22, 1986.
7He did a great deal of traveling, and once received an award from the National Safety Council for having worn out 27 cars without being involved in a single accident.
8He and his wife adopted four children: Steven Burnett, Linda Burnette, Brian Burnette and Carolyn Burnette. Steven's daughter is Liz Burnette.
9He began singing as a child and played 100 instruments proficiently, yet never learned to read or write music.

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Petticoat Junction1963-1967TV SeriesCharley Pratt
Green Acres1965-1967TV SeriesCharley Pratt
Last of the Pony Riders1953Smiley
Saginaw Trail1953Smiley
Pack Train1953Smiley Burnette
Goldtown Ghost Riders1953Smiley Burnette
On Top of Old Smoky1953Smiley
Winning of the West1953Smiley
The Kid from Broken Gun1952Smiley Burnette
Junction City1952Smiley
The Rough, Tough West1952Fire Chief Smiley Burnette
Laramie Mountains1952Sgt. Smiley Burnette
The Hawk of Wild River1952Smiley Burnette
Smoky Canyon1952Smiley Burnette
Pecos River1951Smiley Burnette
The Kid from Amarillo1951Smiley Burnette
Cyclone Fury1951Smiley Burnette
Bonanza Town1951Smiley Burnette
Snake River Desperadoes1951Smiley Burnette
Whirlwind1951Smiley Burnette
Fort Savage Raiders1951Smiley
Ridin' the Outlaw Trail1951Smiley Burnette
Prairie Roundup1951Smiley Burnette
Lightning Guns1950Smiley Burnette
Frontier Outpost1950Smiley Burnette
Raiders of Tomahawk Creek1950Smiley
Across the Badlands1950Smiley
Streets of Ghost Town1950Smiley Burbette
Texas Dynamo1950Smiley Burnette
Outcasts of Black Mesa1950Smiley
Trail of the Rustlers1950Smiley Burnette
Renegades of the Sage1949Smiley
Horsemen of the Sierras1949Sheriff Smiley Burnette
Bandits of El Dorado1949Smiley Burnette
South of Death Valley1949Marshal Smiley Burnette
The Blazing Trail1949Smiley Burnette
Laramie1949Smiley Burnette
Desert Vigilante1949Smiley Burnette
Challenge of the Range1949Smiley Burnette
Quick on the Trigger1948Smiley
El Dorado Pass1948Smiley
Trail to Laredo1948Smiley Burnette
Blazing Across the Pecos1948Marshal Smiley Burnette
Whirlwind Raiders1948Smiley Burnette
West of Sonora1948Smiley Burnette
Phantom Valley1948Smiley Burnette
Six-Gun Law1948Smiley Burnette
Last Days of Boot Hill1947Deputy Smiley Burnette
Buckaroo from Powder River1947Smiley Burnette
Riders of the Lone Star1947Smiley Burnette
The Stranger from Ponca City1947Smiley Burnette
Prairie Raiders1947Smiley Burnette
Law of the Canyon1947Smiley
West of Dodge City1947Smiley Burnette - Editor
The Lone Hand Texan1947Smiley Burnette
South of the Chisholm Trail1947Smiley Burnette
The Fighting Frontiersman1946Smiley Burnette
Terror Trail1946Smiley Burnette
Landrush1946Smiley Burnette
Heading West1946Smiley Burnette
The Desert Horseman1946Smiley Burnette
Two-Fisted Stranger1946Deputy Smiley Burnette
Galloping Thunder1946Smiley Burnette
Gunning for Vengeance1946Smiley Burnette
Roaring Rangers1946Smiley Burnette
Firebrands of Arizona1944Frog Beefsteak Discoe
Screen Snapshots Series 24, No. 41944ShortSmiley Burnette
Code of the Prairie1944Frog
Bordertown Trail1944Frog Millhouse
Call of the Rockies1944Frog Millhouse
The Laramie Trail1944Frog
Beneath Western Skies1944Sheriff Frog Millhouse
Pride of the Plains1944Frog Millhouse
Raiders of Sunset Pass1943Frog Millhouse
Beyond the Last Frontier1943Frog Millhouse
Silver Spurs1943Frog Millhouse
King of the Cowboys1943Frog Millhouse
Idaho1943Frog Millhouse
Heart of the Golden West1942Frog
Bells of Capistrano1942Frog
Call of the Canyon1942Frog Millhouse
Stardust on the Sage1942Frog
Home in Wyomin'1942Frog
Heart of the Rio Grande1942Frog Millhouse
Cowboy Serenade1942Frog
Sierra Sue1941Frog Millhouse
Down Mexico Way1941Frog
Under Fiesta Stars1941Frog
Sunset in Wyoming1941Frog Millhouse
The Singing Hill1941Frog Millhouse
Back in the Saddle1941Frog Millhouse
Ridin' on a Rainbow1941Frog
Ride, Tenderfoot, Ride1940Frog Millhouse
Carolina Moon1940Frog Millhouse
Gaucho Serenade1940Frog Millhouse
Rancho Grande1940Frog Millhouse
South of the Border1939Frog
Rovin' Tumbleweeds1939Frog Millhouse
In Old Monterey1939Frog
Colorado Sunset1939Frog Millhouse
Mountain Rhythm1939Frog Millhouse
Blue Montana Skies1939Frog Millhouse
Mexicali Rose1939Frog Millhouse
Home on the Prairie1939Frog Millhouse
Western Jamboree1938Frog Millhouse
Rhythm of the Saddle1938Frog Millhouse
Prairie Moon1938Frog Millhouse
Billy the Kid Returns1938Frog Millhouse
Man from Music Mountain1938Frog Millhouse
Gold Mine in the Sky1938Frog
Under Western Stars1938Frog Millhouse
Hollywood Stadium Mystery1938Smiley Burnette
The Old Barn Dance1938Frog Millhouse
Manhattan Merry-Go-Round1937Frog - Accordian Player
Springtime in the Rockies1937Frog Millhouse
Boots and Saddles1937Frog Millhouse
Public Cowboy No. 11937Frog Millhouse
Meet the Boy Friend1937Band Leader
Yodelin' Kid from Pine Ridge1937Colonel Millhouse
Rootin' Tootin' Rhythm1937Frog Milhouse
Git Along Little Dogies1937Frog Millhouse
Round-Up Time in Texas1937Frog
Dick Tracy1937Mike McGurk
Larceny on the Air1937Jimmy
A Man Betrayed1936Hillbilly
The Old Corral1936Deputy Frog
The Big Show1936Frog
Ride, Ranger, Ride1936Frog
Oh, Susanna!1936Frog Millhouse
Guns and Guitars1936Frog Millhouse
The Border Patrolman1936Chuck Owens (as 'Smiley' Burnette)
Undersea Kingdom1936Briny Deep
Hearts in Bondage1936Rammer (uncredited)
The Singing Cowboy1936Frog Millhouse
Comin' 'Round the Mountain1936Frog
Doughnuts and Society1936Mover #2
Red River Valley1936Frog
Hitch Hike Lady1935Singer (uncredited)
The Singing Vagabond1935Frog
The Cheyenne Tornado1935Singer Over Credits (uncredited)
Sagebrush Troubadour1935Frog Millhouse
Melody Trail1935Frog Millhouse
Waterfront Lady1935Musician
Harmony Lane1935Singer (uncredited)
Tumbling Tumbleweeds1935Smiley
The Adventures of Rex and Rinty1935Jensen
Lightning Triggers1935Singer Over Opening Credits (uncredited)
The Kids in the Shoe1935ShortKid (singing voice, uncredited)
The Phantom Empire1935Oscar (as Lester 'Smiley' Burnett)
Arizona Bad Man1935Credits Singer (uncredited)
Mystery Mountain1934Lake Teamster (ch's 6-7) (uncredited)
The Marines Are Coming1934Sailor Delivering Flowers to Bill (uncredited)
In Old Santa Fe1934Accordionist-Singer (uncredited)

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Rancho Grande1940"Alla En El Rancho Grande" 1934, uncredited / performer: "Alla En El Rancho Grande" 1934, "Dude Ranch Cow Hands" 1938, "There'll Never Be Another Pal Like You" 1940, "You Can Take the Boy Out of the Country" - uncredited / writer: "You Can Take the Boy Out of the Country" - uncredited
South of the Border1939"South of the Border" 1939, uncredited / performer: "Come to the Fiesta", "When the Cactus Blooms Again", "Fat Caballero" 1939 - uncredited / writer: "Fat Caballero" 1939 - uncredited
Rovin' Tumbleweeds1939performer: "On the Sunny Side of the Cell", "Rocky Mountain Express", "Hurray" - uncredited
In Old Monterey1939performer: "It Looks Like Rain" - uncredited
Colorado Sunset1939"Autry's the Man - Vote for Autry", uncredited / performer: "On the Merry Old Way Back Home", "Cowboys Don't Milk Cows" 1939, "I Want to Be a Cowboy's Sweetheart" 1935, "Autry's the Man - Vote for Autry" - uncredited / writer: "Cowboys Don't Milk Cows" 1939 - uncredited
Mountain Rhythm1939"Put on Your Old Grey Bonnet" 1909, uncredited / performer: "Highways Are Happy Ways When They Lead the Way to Home", "It Makes No Difference Now" 1938, "It Was Only a Hobo's Dream" 1939, "Old MacDonald Had a Farm", "Oh, Dem Golden Slippers!" 1879, "Put on Your Old Grey Bonnet" 1909, "Knights of the Open Road" 1939 - uncredited
Blue Montana Skies1939performer: "Rockin' in the Saddle" 1939, "The Old Geezer" 1939 - uncredited
Mexicali Rose1939performer: "My Orchestra's Driving Me Crazy", "Alla En El Rancho Grande" 1934 - uncredited / writer: "My Orchestra's Driving Me Crazy" - uncredited
Home on the Prairie1939performer: "There's Nothing Like Work" - uncredited / writer: "There's Nothing Like Work" - uncredited
Western Jamboree1938performer: "Balloon Song", "I Love the Morning" - uncredited
Rhythm of the Saddle1938performer: "She'll Be Comin' Round the Mountain", "Oh! Ladies" 1938, "The Old Trail" 1938, "Let Me Call You Sweetheart" 1910 - uncredited
Prairie Moon1938"The West, a Nest, and You" 1922, uncredited / performer: "Rhythm of the Hoofbeats" 1938, "In the Jailhouse Now" 1928, "The Story of Trigger Joe" - uncredited
Billy the Kid Returns1938performer: "Sing a Little Song About Anything" / writer: "Sing a Little Song About Anything"
Man from Music Mountain1938performer: "The Man From Music Mountain", "Love, Burning Love", "All Nice People", "She Works Third Tub at the Laundrey" - uncredited / writer: "All Nice People", "She Works Third Tub at the Laundrey" - uncredited
Gold Mine in the Sky1938performer: "Hummin' When We're Comin' Round the Bend" uncredited, "There's No Place Like Home Home, Sweet Home" 1823 uncredited, "That's How Donkeys Were Born" 1938 uncredited, "Dude Ranch Cowhands" 1938, "Hike Yaa Move Along" uncredited, "Tumbleweed Tenor" 1938 uncredited / writer: "That's How Donkeys Were Born" 1938, "Hike Yaa Move Along", "Tumbleweed Tenor" 1938 - uncredited
Under Western Stars1938performer: "Send My Mail to the County Jail", "Back to the Backwoods"
The Old Barn Dance1938lyrics: "Roamin' Around the Range" - uncredited / music: "Roamin' Around the Range" - uncredited / performer: "Ten Little Miles" 1938, "Old Nell", "Roamin' Around the Range", "The New Jassackaphone" 1936 - uncredited
Manhattan Merry-Go-Round1937performer: "It's Round Up Time in Reno" - uncredited
Springtime in the Rockies1937"When It's Springtime in the Rockies", uncredited / performer: "When It's Springtime in the Rockies", "Way Down Low", "Down in the Land of Zulu" - uncredited / writer: "Way Down Low" - uncredited
Boots and Saddles1937performer: "Dusty Roads" - uncredited / writer: "Dusty Roads" - uncredited
Public Cowboy No. 11937performer: "The West Ain't What It Used to Be" 1937, "I Got the Heebie-Jeebie Blues" 1937, "The Defective Detective from Brooklyn" 1937 - uncredited / writer: "I Got the Heebie-Jeebie Blues" 1937, "The Defective Detective from Brooklyn" 1937 - uncredited
Meet the Boy Friend1937lyrics: "You Are My Rosebud"
Mountain Music1937writer: "Mama Don't Allow"
Yodelin' Kid from Pine Ridge1937performer: "The Millhouse Wild West Show", "Molly Put the Kettle On" - uncredited
Come on, Cowboys1937writer: "On the Prairie"
Rootin' Tootin' Rhythm1937performer: "The Old Home Place" 1937, "Little Black Bronc" 1937, "Untitled Dance Music", "The Dying Cowgirl" 1937 - uncredited
Git Along Little Dogies1937lyrics: "Honey Bringing Honey To You" 1937 - uncredited / music: "Honey Bringing Honey To You" 1937 - uncredited / performer: "Git Along Little Dogie", "Honey Bringing Honey To You" 1937, "Chinatown My Chinatown" 1906, "If You Want to Be a Cowboy" 1937, "Pop! Goes the Weasel" - uncredited
Round-Up Time in Texas1937"When the Bloom Is on the Sage" 1930, uncredited / performer: "When the Bloom Is on the Sage" 1930, "Old Chisholm Trail Come a Ti Yi Yippee Yippee Yay", "Uncle Noah's Ark" 1937, "Voice Improvisation", "Dinah" 1925 - uncredited / writer: "Uncle Noah's Ark" 1937 - uncredited
The Old Corral1936performer: "One Man Band" - uncredited / writer: "One Man Band" - uncredited
The Big Show1936performer: "The Martins and the Coys" 1936, "Mad About You" 1936, "Wild and Wooly West" - uncredited
The Three Mesquiteers1936writer: "Wagon Team" - uncredited
Oh, Susanna!1936performer: "Oh! Susanna" 1848, "They Never Come Through with the Ring" - uncredited / writer: "They Never Come Through with the Ring" - uncredited
Guns and Guitars1936lyrics: "Ridin' All Day" 1936 - uncredited / music: "Ridin' All Day" 1936 - uncredited / performer: "I've Got Fine Relations" 1936, "Snake Charmer" - uncredited / writer: "The Cowboy Medicine Show" 1935, "I've Got Fine Relations" 1936 - uncredited
The Border Patrolman1936performer: "Take Me Back To My Boots and Saddle" - uncredited
The Singing Cowboy1936lyrics: "Rainbow Trail" 1936 - uncredited / music: "Rainbow Trail" 1936 - uncredited / performer: "Ya Hoo", "The New Jassackaphone" 1936 - uncredited
Comin' 'Round the Mountain1936performer: "Don Juan of Sevillio" 1936, "When the Campfire Is Low on the Prairie" 1936 - uncredited
Red River Valley1936performer: "Red River Valley" 1936, "Yodeling Cowboy" 1936, "Fetch Me Down My Trusty '45" 1936 - uncredited / writer: "Fetch Me Down My Trusty '45" 1936, "Red River Sweetheart" 1936, "Keep Goin' Little Pony" 1936 - uncredited
Hitch Hike Lady1935writer: "Marching Feet"
The Singing Vagabond1935lyrics: "Friends Of The Prairie, Farewell" 1935, "Wagon Train" 1935 - uncredited / music: "Friends Of The Prairie, Farewell" 1935, "Wagon Train" 1935 - uncredited / performer: "Honeymoon Trail" 1935 - uncredited
The Cheyenne Tornado1935writer: "Reb and His Pal Rebel"
Sagebrush Troubadour1935lyrics: "On the Prairie" 1935, "Hurdy Gurdy Man" 1935, "My Prayer for Tonight" 1935, "Lookin' for the Lost Chord" 1935, "I'd Love a Home in the Mountains" 1935, "When the Moon Shines on the Mississippi Valley" 1934 - uncredited / music: "On the Prairie" 1935, "Hurdy Gurdy Man" 1935, "My Prayer for Tonight" 1935, "Lookin' for the Lost Chord" 1935, "I'd Love a Home in the Mountains" 1935, "When the Moon Shines on the Mississippi Valley" 1934 - uncredited / performer: "Way Out West in Texas" 1935,
Melody Trail1935lyrics: "On the Melody Trail" 1935, "Way Down on Bottom" 1935, "My Neighbor Hates Music" 1935, "Where Will the Wedding Supper Be?" 1935 - uncredited / music: "On the Melody Trail" 1935, "Way Down on Bottom" 1935, "My Neighbor Hates Music" 1935, "Where Will the Wedding Supper Be?" 1935 - uncredited / performer: "Way Down on Bottom" 1935, "Western Lullaby" 1935, "My Neighbor Hates Music" 1935 - uncredited
Waterfront Lady1935lyrics: "Deep Dark River", "What I Wouldn't Do" / music: "Deep Dark River", "What I Wouldn't Do"
Tumbling Tumbleweeds1935lyrics: "Corn-fed and Rusty" 1935, "Riding Down the Canyon" 1935 - uncredited / music: "Corn-fed and Rusty" 1935, "Riding Down the Canyon" 1935 - uncredited / performer: "Tumbling Tumbleweeds" 1934, "Corn-fed and Rusty" 1935, "That Silver Haired Daddy Of Mine" 1935 - uncredited / writer: "The Cowboy Medicine Show" 1935 - uncredited
Lightning Triggers1935performer: "Cabin on the Prairie Reb and his Horse Rebel" / writer: "Cabin on the Prairie Reb and his Horse Rebel"
The Kids in the Shoe1935Short performer: "Mama Don't 'Low" - uncredited
The Phantom Empire1935writer: "Uncle Noah's Ark" - uncredited
In Old Santa Fe1934lyrics: "Mama Don't Like Music Played in Here" / music: "Mama Don't Like Music Played in Here" / performer: "Mama Don't Like Music Played in Here"
Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History - The 1930s: Dancing Away the Great Depression2009Video documentary writer: "Uncle Noah's Ark" - uncredited
Meanwhile, Back at the Ranch1976lyrics: "Riding Down the Canyon" - uncredited / music: "Riding Down the Canyon" - uncredited / performer: "That Silver-Haired Daddy of Mine" - uncredited
Petticoat JunctionTV Series performer - 5 episodes, 1964 - 1967 writer - 2 episodes, 1965 - 1970 lyrics - 1 episode, 1966 music - 1 episode, 1966
The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show1959TV Series writer - 1 episode
Country Style, U.S.A.1959TV Series short writer - 1 episode
Country Music Holiday1958writer: "My Home Town"
Ranch PartyTV Series performer - 1 episode writer - 1 episode
The Gene Autry Show1950-1955TV Series writer - 9 episodes
Last of the Pony Riders1953performer: "Sugar Babe"
Saginaw Trail1953performer: "Mam'selle" / writer: "Mam'selle"
Pack Train1953performer: "Wagon Train", "Hominy Grits" / writer: "God's Little Candles", "Wagon Train", "Hominy Grits"
Goldtown Ghost Riders1953performer: "Pancho's Widow", "The Thieving Burro" - uncredited / writer: "The Thieving Burro" - uncredited
Winning of the West1953lyrics: "Five Minutes Late and a Dollar Short" 1952 - uncredited / music: "Five Minutes Late and a Dollar Short" 1952 - uncredited / performer: "Five Minutes Late and a Dollar Short" 1952, "Fetch Me Down My Trusty '45" 1952 - uncredited / writer: "Fetch Me Down My Trusty '45" 1952 - uncredited
Blue Canadian Rockies1952writer: "Mama Don't Allow No Music"
The Rough, Tough West1952performer: "Fire of Forty-One" / writer: "Fire of Forty-One", "The More We Get Together"
Laramie Mountains1952performer: "Come to the Mess", "With a Sloop, Sloop, Sloop" / writer: "Come to the Mess", "With a Sloop, Sloop, Sloop"
The Hawk of Wild River1952writer: "Chief Pocatello from the Cherokees", "Pedro Enchilada"
Smoky Canyon1952performer: "It's Gotta Get Better", "Daydream Lariat" / writer: "It's Gotta Get Better", "Daydream Lariat"
Pecos River1951performer: "New Outlook On Life", "Get Together, Stay Together" / writer: "New Outlook On Life", "Get Together, Stay Together"
The Kid from Amarillo1951performer: "The Great Burnette", "Ziekel Saw The Wheel", "Old Colville Jail" / writer: "The Great Burnette"
Cyclone Fury1951performer: "Hear the Wind Singing a Cowboy Song", "He'll Be Getting Some Sleep" / writer: "He'll Be Getting Some Sleep"
Bonanza Town1951performer: "Rooty-Toot", "It All Goes To Show You" / writer: "Rooty-Toot", "It All Goes To Show You"
Silver Canyon1951writer: "Ridin' Down the Canyon"
Ridin' the Outlaw Trail1951performer: "I'm A Sucker For a Bargain", "Rack-a-Bye-Baby" / writer: "I'm A Sucker For a Bargain", "Rack-a-Bye-Baby"
Prairie Roundup1951performer: "Deep Froggy Blues", "Snack-Happy" / writer: "Deep Froggy Blues", "Snack-Happy"
Frontier Outpost1950performer: "Twister", "I Live To Eat", "The Warning Song" / writer: "Twister", "I Live To Eat", "The Warning Song"
Across the Badlands1950performer: "I'm Telling Myself I Ain't Afraid", "Harmonica Bill" / writer: "I'm Telling Myself I Ain't Afraid", "Harmonica Bill"
Outcasts of Black Mesa1950performer: "Nobody Fires the Boss", "Donkey Engine" / writer: "Nobody Fires the Boss", "Donkey Engine"
Trail of the Rustlers1950performer: "I Wish I Had Said That", "Blame It on Granpappy" / writer: "I Wish I Had Said That", "Blame It on Granpappy"
Renegades of the Sage1949performer: "Let Me Sleep", "Pussy Foot", "I'm Thankful For Small Favors" / writer: "Let Me Sleep", "Pussy Foot"
Horsemen of the Sierras1949performer: "My Night To Howl", "No Kid" / writer: "My Night To Howl", "No Kid"
Bandits of El Dorado1949performer: "Half a Notion", "When I Find Out What I Said", "Come and Get Your Dinner" / writer: "Half a Notion", "When I Find Out What I Said", "Come and Get Your Dinner"
South of Death Valley1949performer: "When You Go", "Ever Loving Marshal", "Rock-a-Bye Jailbird" / writer: "When You Go", "Ever Loving Marshal"
The Blazing Trail1949writer: "You Put Me On My Feet", "Extra, Extra"
Desert Vigilante1949performer: "He Don't Like Work", "It Can't Be As Bad As That" / writer: "He Don't Like Work", "It Can't Be As Bad As That"
Riders of the Whistling Pines1949writer: "It's My Lazy Day"
Challenge of the Range1949writer: "I Kin Dance", "My Home Town"
The Big Sombrero1949writer: "I'm Thankful For Small Favors"
Blazing Across the Pecos1948performer: "That's All Brother, That's All" - uncredited / writer: "It Ain't Much Help", "That's All Brother, That's All" - uncredited
Whirlwind Raiders1948performer: "I'm Looking Poor but Feeling Rich", "Fiddlin' Fool", "Blue Tail Fly" / writer: "I'm Looking Poor but Feeling Rich", "Fiddlin' Fool"
Oklahoma Blues1948writer: "On the Strings of My Lonesome Guitar"
West of Sonora1948performer: "What I Didn't Get Done Today", "Little Indian" / writer: "What I Didn't Get Done Today", "Little Indian"
Phantom Valley1948performer: "Mosey On Over to My House" / writer: "Mosey On Over to My House"
Six-Gun Law1948performer: "If I Were the Boss of the Town" / writer: "If I Were the Boss of the Town"
Last Days of Boot Hill1947performer: "On My Way Back Home", "Giddy Up, Jericho", "Inside Looking Out", "Texas Belle" / writer: "On My Way Back Home", "Giddy Up, Jericho"
Buckaroo from Powder River1947performer: "It Sure Sounds Good To Me", "Cecil Could See", "Carry Me Back to Ol' Virginny", "Seeing Nellie Home" / writer: "It Sure Sounds Good To Me", "Cecil Could See"
Riders of the Lone Star1947performer: "Granddaddy Bullfrog", "Prairie Dog's Lament", "Oh, Mona" / writer: "Granddaddy Bullfrog", "Prairie Dog's Lament", "Oh, Mona"
The Stranger from Ponca City1947performer: "Catfish Take a Look at That Worm", "Hillbilly Lill" / writer: "Catfish Take a Look at That Worm"
Prairie Raiders1947performer: "Raising Rabbits", "The Thieving Burro" / writer: "Raising Rabbits", "The Thieving Burro"
Law of the Canyon1947performer: "Trouble Always Finds Me", "My Luck" / writer: "Trouble Always Finds Me", "My Luck"
Twilight on the Rio Grande1947writer: "It's My Lazy Day", "Great Grand Dad"
West of Dodge City1947performer: "Satchel Up and Go", "Hear the Little Cricket", "I Can't Cry For Laughing" / writer: "Hear the Little Cricket", "I Can't Cry For Laughing"
The Lone Hand Texan1947performer: "We Had a Big Time", "Crow Song", "What Makes You So Sweet?", "They Never Say 'Love You' On a Postcard", "The Birthday Song" / writer: "We Had a Big Time", "Crow Song", "What Makes You So Sweet?", "They Never Say 'Love You' On a Postcard", "The Birthday Song"
South of the Chisholm Trail1947performer: "Dr. Burnette, King of Pain", "Hi Nellie, Lo-Nellie", "I Get the Sillies", "Froggy Went A-Courtin'" / writer: "Dr. Burnette, King of Pain", "Hi Nellie, Lo-Nellie", "I Get the Sillies"
The Fighting Frontiersman1946performer: "Swamp Woman Blues", "Don't Be Mad At Me", "Little Brown Jug", "Coyote Chorus" / writer: "Swamp Woman Blues", "Don't Be Mad At Me", "Coyote Chorus"
Terror Trail1946performer: "Peg-Leg", "Way Down Low" / writer: "Peg-Leg", "Way Down Low"
Landrush1946performer: "Dentist's Song", "Don't Be Mad At Me" / writer: "Dentist's Song", "Don't Be Mad At Me"
Heading West1946performer: "Sally Goodin", "Bless Your Heart", "That Old Ice Cream Freezer", "Scaredy Cat Blues" / writer: "That Old Ice Cream Freezer", "Scaredy Cat Blues"
The Desert Horseman1946performer: "I Wish I Could Be A Singing Cowboy", "He Was An Amatuer Once", "Ring the Bell" / writer: "I Wish I Could Be A Singing Cowboy", "He Was An Amatuer Once", "Ring the Bell"
Two-Fisted Stranger1946performer: "Can't Hurt My Trombone", "A Date With Someone Swell", "Way Down Yonder" / writer: "Can't Hurt My Trombone", "A Date With Someone Swell", "Way Down Yonder"
Galloping Thunder1946performer: "I Want To Play The Fife", "He'll Be Getting Some Sleep", "Singing A Country Song" / writer: "I Want To Play The Fife", "He'll Be Getting Some Sleep"
Gunning for Vengeance1946performer: "Hominy Grits", "The Belle of Sonora Is Mine", "A Blacksmith of the Village", "Twenty Long Years" / writer: "Hominy Grits", "A Blacksmith of the Village", "Twenty Long Years"
Roaring Rangers1946performer: "The New Ten-Gallon Hat", "Lazy Daily Dozen", "Listen To the Mocking Bird" / writer: "The New Ten-Gallon Hat", "Lazy Daily Dozen"
Lonesome Trail1945writer: "Strings of My Lonesome Guitar"
Firebrands of Arizona1944performer: "A Hunting We Will Go", "For He's a Jolly Good Fellow", "Loch Lomond"
Bordertown Trail1944writer: "It's My Lazy Day"
Song of Nevada1944writer: "Scrub Scrub"
Call of the Rockies1944performer: "Taint Worth It", "A Bachelor I Am" / writer: "Taint Worth It", "A Bachelor I Am"
The Laramie Trail1944writer: "Dish Rag Blues"
Beneath Western Skies1944writer: "Travelin' Man"
Pride of the Plains1944performer: "Doctor Millhouse" / writer: "Doctor Millhouse"
Raiders of Sunset Pass1943writer: "Who'd A Thunk It?"
Man from Music Mountain1943writer: "Deeper and Deeper"
King of the Cowboys1943performer: "Ride 'Em, Cowboy"
Idaho1943performer: "Stop!", "Don Juan"
Ridin' Down the Canyon1942writer: "Ridin' Down the Canyon" - uncredited
Bells of Capistrano1942performer: "Don't Bite The Hand That's Feeding You"
Stardust on the Sage1942lyrics: "Wouldn't You Like to Know?" 1942 - uncredited / music: "Wouldn't You Like to Know?" 1942 - uncredited / performer: "Wouldn't You Like to Know?" 1942, "You Are My Sunshine" 1940, "Home on the Range" 1904, "Deep in the Heart of Texas" 1942 - uncredited
Home in Wyomin'1942performer: "Modern Design" / writer: "Modern Design"
Heart of the Rio Grande1942performer: "A Rumble Seat For Two", "Oh, Woe Is Me" / writer: "Oh, Woe Is Me"
Cowboy Serenade1942performer: "The Cowboy Serenade When I'm Smokin' My Last Cigarette"
Sierra Sue1941performer: "Heebie Jeebie Blues" - uncredited
Gauchos of El Dorado1941writer: "The Rich Get Richer", "Tricky Señor"
Down Mexico Way1941performer: "Beer Barrel Polka" - uncredited
Under Fiesta Stars1941writer: "Keep It in the Family"
Country Fair1941writer: "You Can't Never, Sometimes, Most Always Tell"
The Singing Hill1941writer: "Sail the Seven Seas"
Back in the Saddle1941performer: "Ninety-Nine Bullfrogs", "Swinging Sam" / writer: "Ninety-Nine Bullfrogs", "Swinging Sam"
Ridin' on a Rainbow1941performer: "Some Dancin'" / writer: "Some Dancin'"
Ride, Tenderfoot, Ride1940performer: "Eleven More Months and Ten More Days" 1930, "That Was Me by the Sea" 1940 - uncredited / writer: "That Was Me by the Sea" 1940 - uncredited
Carolina Moon1940performer: "Carolina Moon" 1928, "At the Rodeo" 1940, "Me and My Echo" 1940 - uncredited
Gaucho Serenade1940lyrics: "Wooing of Kitty MacFuty" - uncredited / music: "Wooing of Kitty MacFuty" - uncredited / performer: "Headin' for the Wide Open Spaces", "Wooing of Kitty MacFuty", "Keep Rollin' Lazy Longhorns" - uncredited

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Old Barn Dance1938songs by
Springtime in the Rockies1937songs by
Yodelin' Kid from Pine Ridge1937songs by
Git Along Little Dogies1937songs by
Round-Up Time in Texas1937songs by
Ride, Ranger, Ride1936composer: songs
Oh, Susanna!1936songs by
Guns and Guitars1936songs
The Singing Cowboy1936songs by
Sagebrush Troubadour1935songs by

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Pack Train1953uncredited

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
It Happened in Hollywood1960TV Series documentary
Ranch Party1957TV SeriesHimself
Screen Snapshots: Meet Mr. Rhythm, Frankie Laine1952Documentary shortSmiley Burnette
Screen Snapshots: My Pal, Ringeye1947ShortHimself
Meet the Stars #8: Stars Past and Present1941Documentary shortHimself
Screen Snapshots Series 19, No. 3: Outdoor Parties1939Documentary shortSmiley - Party Host

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Gene Autry: White Hat, Silver Screen2007TV Movie documentary
Golden Saddles, Silver Spurs2000TV Movie documentary
Dick Tracy1990TV MovieAgent Mike McGurk
Meanwhile, Back at the Ranch1976Smiley
It's Showtime1976DocumentaryHimself (uncredited)
Sharad of Atlantis1966TV MovieBriny
Green Acres1966TV SeriesCharley Pratt
Screen Snapshots: Mr. Rhythm's Holiday1956Documentary shortSmiley
Screen Snapshots: Out West in Hollywood1953Documentary shortSmiley Burnette (uncredited)
Screen Snapshots: Memories of Famous Hollywood Comedians1952Documentary shortSmiley Burnette
Men with Steel Faces1940Oscar (as Lester 'Smiley' Burnette)

Won Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
1986Star on the Walk of FameWalk of FameMotion PictureAwarded May 22, 1986 at 6125 Hollywood Blvd.

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