Five-time Grammy Award-winning country singer who was ranked #31 on CMT's 40 Greatest Women in Country Music list in 2002.
She was seen as the funny one in her family band, being a natural born clown.
She acted in The Apostle and on Gunsmoke and Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman.
She married Carl Smith on July 9, 1952, then Edwin L. Nix on November 11, 1957, and then Johnny Cash on March 1, 1968. She had a child with each of her husbands, all of whom became country musicians.
One of her children is singer Rosanne Cash.