Caption: Dolly Parton at event of Joyful Noise (2012)
Soundtrack, Music Department, Actress
Born: January 19, 1946
Star sign: Capricorn
Height: 4' 11" (1.5 m)
Known for: The Porter Wagoner Show (1961), Transamerica (2005), Moulin Rouge! (2001), Sweet Home Alabama (2002)
Dolly Rebecca Parton was born on January 19, 1946, one of 12 children of Robert Lee Parton, a tobacco farmer, and Avie Lee Parton (née Owens). Dolly grew up on a run-down farm in Locust Ridge, Tennessee. At 12, she was appearing on Knoxville TV and, at 13, she was already recording on a small label and appearing at the Grand Ole Opry. After ...