Caption: Still of Kris Kristofferson and Oliver Martinez in Texas Rising (2015)
Soundtrack, Actor, Composer
Born: June 22, 1936
Star sign: Cancer
Height: 5' 11½" (1.82 m)
Known for: Blade II (2002), Blade (1998), Blade: Trinity (2004), Watchmen (2009)
Kris Kristofferson was born in Brownsville, Texas, to Mary Ann (Ashbrook) and Lars Henry Kristofferson. His paternal grandparents were Swedish, and his father was a United States Air Force general who pushed his son to a military career. Kris was a Golden Gloves boxer and went to Pomona College in California. From there, he earned a Rhodes ...