Mickey Gilley

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Birthday
9, 1936
Birthplace
Natchez, MS
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
9, 1936 (age 83)
Birthplace
Natchez, MS

About

Country music nightclub owner who was in the 1980 movie Urban Cowboy and who released hits like "Room Full of Roses." He also released a popular cover of "Stand By Me."

Before Fame

He realized he could be a professional when his cousin Jerry Lee Lewis hit the top of the charts. He released a few singles before opening his nightclub, including 'Now I Can Live Again.'

Trivia

He released the single "Don't the Girls All Get Prettier at Closing Time" in 1975, which went to #1 on the top forty country chart.

Family Life

He married Geraldine Garrett and, after their divorce in 1960, he married Vivian Gilley.

Associated With

He starred in Urban Cowboy with John Travolta.